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VIDEO: LACKAWANNA BLUES Celebrates Its First Broadway Preview! Photo VIDEO: LACKAWANNA BLUES Celebrates Its First Broadway Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 15, 2021

Manhattan Theatre Club reopened its doors today with the first preview of Ruben Santiago-Hudson's Lackawanna Blues, which reopens MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre!

Ruben Santiago-Hudson's LACKAWANNA BLUES Reopens MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre Tom Photo Ruben Santiago-Hudson's LACKAWANNA BLUES Reopens MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre Tomorrow Night
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2021

Manhattan Theatre Club will reopen its doors tomorrow, Tuesday, September 14, when the Broadway premiere of Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues begins performances at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).

Museum of Broadway Will Open in Times Square in Summer 2022 Photo Museum of Broadway Will Open in Times Square in Summer 2022
by Stephi Wild - Aug 16, 2021

At the heart of the experience, guests will travel through a visual history of Broadway from its birth to the present day highlighting theater's pioneers, landmark moments of social change, and many of the most beloved plays and musicals of all time.

New York Comedy Festival Announces 2021 Return Photo New York Comedy Festival Announces 2021 Return
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2021

The New York Comedy Festival announced today, the official return of the highly anticipated, week-long celebration of laughs, set for November 8-14, 2021. Caroline Hirsch, the founder and owner of the NYCF, made the official announcement of the festival’s 2021 edition, alongside Mayor de Blasio at City Hall in New York City.

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by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 3, 2021

Carolines On Broadway Reopens With Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Photo Carolines On Broadway Reopens With Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2021

As part of New York City's great re-awakening and just in time for the summer season, Carolines on Broadway re-opened to the public for the first time this weekend since the pandemic, making it one of the first live entertainment venues to operate in Times Square.

NYC & Company Launches NYC RESTAURANT WEEK® To-Go on 1/25 Photo NYC & Company Launches NYC RESTAURANT WEEK® To-Go on 1/25
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 24, 2021

NYC Restaurant Week To Go will run January 25-31 with a record more than 570 restaurants across all five boroughs participating. NYC & Company is the producer of NYC Restaurant Week®, now in its 29th year.

BWW Blog: The Battle of the Jukebox Musicals Photo BWW Blog: The Battle of the Jukebox Musicals
by Student Blogger: Blake Velick - Oct 20, 2020

The jukebox musical phenomenon has exploded in the 21st Century. From Mamma Mia to Rock of Ages, generations of theatregoers have seen their favorite songs take the stage to tell unique narratives.

Mayor De Blasio Announces Free and Discounted Museum and Zoo Tickets for Students Bef Photo Mayor De Blasio Announces Free and Discounted Museum and Zoo Tickets for Students Before Start of School
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 14, 2020

Mayor Bill de Blasio today encouraged New York City public school students and their caregivers to explore some of the city's cultural organizations this week ahead of the official start of school. The participating cultural organizations, which are offering free or discounted tickets, have started to reopen in recent weeks with rigorous new policies to protect the health and safety of staff and visitors.

VIRTUAL NYC CURATOR COLLECTIONS Launches Today Photo VIRTUAL NYC CURATOR COLLECTIONS Launches Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 9, 2020

The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, and NYC & Company have announced the launch of Virtual NYC Curator Collections, a new series of guest curators selecting their favorites from hundreds of cultural experiences currently available online.

NYC & Company Announces New Tourism Recovery Plan, Health Pledge, and Revitalization  Photo NYC & Company Announces New Tourism Recovery Plan, Health Pledge, and Revitalization Campaign
by Stephi Wild - Jul 8, 2020

The Coalition for NYC Hospitality & Tourism Recovery, an initiative of NYC & Company, today unveiled its roadmap for tourism reimagining and recovery, a Stay Well NYC Pledge and new revitalization campaign, All In NYC.

Dance/NYC to Host Fifth Week of #ArtistsAreNecessaryWorkers Facebook Live Conversatio Photo Dance/NYC to Host Fifth Week of #ArtistsAreNecessaryWorkers Facebook Live Conversations
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 11, 2020

Dance/NYC moves into its fifth week of hosting a twelve part Facebook Live Conversation Series with arts workers from across the arts and culture sector.

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Broadway Leaders Named To Coalition For NYC Hospitality & Tour Photo Lin-Manuel Miranda and Broadway Leaders Named To Coalition For NYC Hospitality & Tourism
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2020

NYC & Company, the official destination marketing organization and convention and visitors bureau for the five boroughs of New York City, today announced the formation of The Coalition for NYC Hospitality & Tourism Recovery.

EMOJILAND, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY and More to Take Part in NYC Off-Broadway Week; Tickets Photo EMOJILAND, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY and More to Take Part in NYC Off-Broadway Week; Tickets on Sale Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2020

NYC & Company, New York City's official destination marketing organization, in partnership with Mastercard, today announced that NYC Off-Broadway Week 2-for-1 tickets are on sale to the public at nycgo.com/off-broadway-week.

Charles Flateman Announced as Chairman of the Board of NYC & Company Photo Charles Flateman Announced as Chairman of the Board of NYC & Company
by Stephi Wild - Oct 4, 2019

NYC & Company Chairman of the Board of Directors Emily K. Rafferty has announced her decision to step down from her chairmanship in February 2020. When Rafferty leaves her post next year, she will have served as Board Chairman of the organization for nearly 12 years and presided over a tourism industry that has enjoyed 10 consecutive years of growth. In accordance with NYC & Company's bylaws, the organization's Executive Committee today voted to elect longstanding Vice Chairman Charles Flateman, Executive Vice President of the Shubert Organization, to fill the remaining portion of Emily Rafferty's term, through February 2021.

Tickets For NYC Off-Broadway Weeks Fall 2019 Now On Sale Photo Tickets For NYC Off-Broadway Weeks Fall 2019 Now On Sale
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 9, 2019

OKLAHOMA!, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, CURSED CHILD, and Many More Will Take Part in Broadway W Photo OKLAHOMA!, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, CURSED CHILD, and Many More Will Take Part in Broadway Week
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2019

The lineup of shows has been announced to take part in Broadway Week, NYC & Company's two-for-one Broadway ticket deal.

Museum Of Broadway Will Open in New York City In 2020 Photo Museum Of Broadway Will Open in New York City In 2020
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2019

A Museum of Broadway will launch in Times Square in 2020! The pop-up museum's unique exhibits will create rich, immersive, visual experiences that take fans on a journey from the birth of Broadway through present day - and everything in between. Visitors will be treated to a one-of-a-kind Broadway experience perfect for all ages.

Photo Flash: AnaĂŻs Mitchell, Rachel Chavkin and More Appear at Broadway Association  Photo Photo Flash: AnaĂŻs Mitchell, Rachel Chavkin and More Appear at Broadway Association Honors
by Julie Musbach - May 23, 2019

The Broadway Association hosted its annual awards luncheon on Wednesday afternoon, May 22, 2019, at the New York Marriott Marquis. Check out the photos!

10th Anniversary Of NYC Off Broadway Week Commences Photo 10th Anniversary Of NYC Off Broadway Week Commences
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 12, 2019

NYC & Company, New York City's official destination marketing organization, announced that NYC Off-Broadway Week performances at 2-for-1 prices began yesterday. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the popular biannual two-week program runs through February 24, 2019. Visitors and New Yorkers are encouraged to seize the opportunity to see 34 unique Off-Broadway productions--including 12 new participants--at an excellent value. NYC Off-Broadway Week Winter 2019 includes musical revivals, family-friendly plays, enduring classics, magic shows, celebrity comedians and original productions. Tickets remain on-sale throughout the program's duration at nycgo.com/offbroadwayweek.

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