“The Lion King” is an icon. You can see parents born in the 90s that have grown up with the movie bring their kids to see the musical. And both enjoy it in their own right! So, if you’re born somewhere in the mid-’80s or the early ’90s get yourself and your kid(s) (or nephews, godsons/goddaughters, cousins, etc.) tickets and head for a nostalgia trip to the Pride Lands!
Author: Jack M
There are some amazing shows on Broadway that take place in a distant, unreal land (like Oz). However, seeing a story dedicated to a real person, a person that you had the chance to see or know their story (like The Four Seasons, Tina or Diana), or a recent event that changed the lives of millions (like the 9/11 attacks), or even a historical figure that you’ve seen on the $10 bill will always carry a different vibe. Like the mentioned horror movies “based on true events”. The emotional charge is totally different. And Broadway is no stranger to them.
The premiere of “Diana” is one of the most anticipated events of 2020 on Broadway. The previews of the musical, dedicated to the life and untimely demise of the beloved British princess will begin on March 2nd in the Longacre Theatre. The lyrics are by Bon Jovi’s David Bryan and Joe DiPietro who wrote the book, too.
“Wicked” is the fifth longest-running musical on Broadway. It premiered in October 2003 at the Gershwin Theatre. It is one of the standard-bearers of Broadway – it is the fifth longest-running, surpassing “Les Misérables” on October 28, 2019, with its 6,681st performance. It is one of only three Broadway shows to gross over $1 billion (the other two being “The Phantom of the Opera” and “The Lion King”). It ranks second only behind the “Lion King”.
The name of the restaurant is derived from the Latin word for Beauty. And the place stands up for the name. It is gorgeous!
Turkuaz Restaurant is a superb restaurant offering a mix of Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine. It is situated at a 10-minute walk from Theater District and Times Square.
Buena Vista Restaurant & Bar is a cozy, comfortable place, located at 9th Avenue. It is at a short walk away from most of the major theatres. So, if you’re up for a love story then you can see “Dear Evan Hansen”, “The Phantom of the Opera”, “Hadestown” or “Moulin Rouge!”, then I highly recommend this place.
With Valentine’s day around the corner, we decided to give the biggest, most romantic, and most thrilling stories in the spotlight. Love, lies, jealousy, cheating, people resorting to murder, violence, murder, and even magic…you name it. It’s on Broadway.
Every story has its knight in shiny armor. The prince that slays the dragon, and saves the princess, rushes the bad guy and gets the fair lady from the train tracks, the one that saves the day! Raoul saves Christine, Hamilton gets all the fame and power, people all over Oz love Glinda, Simba becomes king, Cady dates Aaron. The list goes on. We understand them and we love them, but what about the bad guys? Regina? Scar? Jafar? Aaron Burr? The Wizard? The General from “The Book of Mormon”? It is not uncommon to sympathize with some of them, and quite often to even love them.
The Elgin is a fine gastropub located at just 3 minutes from Theater District and Radio City Music Hall, so you can see nearly all of Broadway’s finest – “Tina”, “Jagged Little Pill”, “Hamilton”, “Phantom of the Opera”, as well as “Riverdance” in March.