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Jelani Remy, Ruthie Ann Miles & More to Join 3rd Annual BROADWAY CELEBRATES EARTH DAY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 25, 2024


The Broadway Green Alliance and Times Square Alliance will present the return of the Broadway Celebrates Earth Day Concert. See who is starring and learn how to take part!

FALSTAFF IN LOVE Comes to Whidbey Island Center for the Arts Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Dec 1, 2023


 Shakespearean charm fills the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts (WICA), where preparations for the ten-show run of Falstaff in Love are underway. This hilarious prequel to William Shakespeare's Henry IV plays is set to open on December 8, with performances through December 23.

Mayor Adams Convenes NYC's First-Ever Live Performance Industry Council To Discuss Issues Plaguing Industry
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 18, 2023


Mayor Adams convenes NYC's first-ever live performance industry council to discuss issues plaguing industry. Learn more about this groundbreaking initiative.

Wonderama TV, Times Square Allianc, And One Times Square To Present BIGGEST HALLOWEEN PARADE IN HISTORY II Broadcast
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 27, 2022


Join Wonderama TV, the Times Square Alliance and One Times Square for the Taping of the 'Biggest Halloween Parade in History II' global television broadcast to celebrate Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF on the 10-story High Scareen on One Times Square.

Live Music, DJ Sets, Dance Workshops & More Announced for TSQ LIVE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022


This spring, the Times Square Alliance will ramp up their plaza programming, marking the district’s most robust season of open-air live offerings to-date. TSQ LIVE will feature music, dance, comedy and more—free and accessible to the growing number of New Yorkers and visitors alike headed to the Crossroads of the World.

Times Square Arts to Unveil Immersive Installation Today
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 8, 2022


Times Square Arts, the largest public platform for contemporary performance and visual arts, is pleased to present THE POEM, an immersive public art installation by Cuban artist Raúl Cordero. The public unveiling will feature remarks from  Raúl Cordero and a choral performance by Peace of Heart Choir to officially welcome the public to the installation. The unveiling will take place at 2pm EST today, April 8th, in Times Square’s Duffy Square. 

MUSICAL THEATRE MELODIES to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of GREASE
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 30, 2022


The next Musical Theatre Melodies broadcast, hosted by Rob Morrison on 96.5 FM on Tuesday, February 1 will mark the 50th anniversary of the Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey musical GREASE from the 1972 original Broadway cast recording starring Barry Bostwick, Carole Demas, Adrienne Barbeau, Don Billett, Walter Bobbie, Jim Borrelli, James Canning, Daniel Deitch, Katie Hanley, Tom Harris, Ilene Kristen, Dorothy Leon, Timothy Meyers, Kathi Moss, Alan Paul, Joy Rinaldi, Marya Small and Garn Stephens. 

Mayor de Blasio Announces Scaled Back New Year's Eve Times Square Celebration
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 23, 2021


Mayor de Blasio today announced details for a scaled back Times Square New Year’s Eve, with additional protections in place to ensure a safe celebration. In addition to requiring proof of full vaccination and being outdoors, attendees will also be required to wear masks. Viewing areas will be filled with fewer people to allow for social distancing.

BC/EFA Board Of Trustees Adds Seven New Members
by Stephi Wild - Oct 8, 2021


Joining the board at its annual fall meeting on October 7, 2021, were music director Ted Arthur, City National Bank Executive Vice President Linda Duncombe, actor Mandy Gonzalez, lyricist/composer Amanda Green, Times Square Alliance Executive Director Tom Harris, stage manager Kenneth J. McGee and actor John Eric Parker.

VIDEO: LACKAWANNA BLUES Celebrates Its First Broadway Preview!
by A.A. Cristi - 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 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).

Christy Altomare, Ethan Slater, Ryan Scott Oliver & More Announced for Broadway Buskers Concert Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 1, 2021


Broadway Buskers, Times Square Alliance’s concert series celebrating the performers and singer-songwriters of the theater community, will return to the Plazas of Times Square in anticipation of Broadway’s reopening this fall.

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.

Miss J Alexander and Frank DiLella Will Welcome a Brand New Day in Times Square Tomorrow
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2021


Brand New Day will feature musical performances, a fashion runway show, and dancing in the streets live in Times Square (W 43rd Street & 7th Avenue) on Friday, June 11, 2021 at 11 AM.

Times Square Alliance Hosts 'Taste Of Times Square' Week With Local Restaurants & Live Entertainment
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 7, 2021


The Times Square Alliance announces the launch of Taste of Times Square Week today, which begins Monday, June 7 and will run through Monday, June 14.

Times Square Alliance Announces Summer Events Featuring Songs for Our City, Taste of Times Square Week & More
by Aaron Kaburick - Jun 1, 2021


Summer is almost here! The Times Square Alliance has announced a variety of events and programming for the season including Songs for Our City, Taste of Times Square Week and Solstice in Times Square: Mind Over Madness Yoga, welcoming back New Yorkers and visitors to the district during the warmer months. 

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.

Jaime Cepero, Matt DeAngelis & Christine Dwyer and More to be Featured in 'Songs for Our City' Songwriting Competition
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2021


Times Square Alliance has announced the second annual Songs for Our City songwriting competition, which will take place daily this June 1–5, 2021. Songs for Our City will highlight original music from Broadway actors and composers to provide a unique and interactive way for audiences to enjoy new music, while celebrating the Broadway community.

Times Square Sees Slight Influx in Tourism
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 22, 2021


Times Square might not be the bustling, tourist-dominated crossroads that it was before March 2020, but visitors are on the rise.

Line-up Announced For BEAM2020
by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2020


Today, Mercury Musical Developments and Musical Theatre Network, in partnership with Royal & Derngate Northampton, are delighted to announce the line-up for their upcoming BEAM2020 showcase. BEAM2020 is the UK's leading showcase for new British musical theatre writing and will take place on Thursday 26th March and Friday 27th March 2020 at Royal & Derngate, Northampton.

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