…Tell the Story of Tonight

Tonight the Peggy Tour of, “Hamilton,” opens on the 262nd birthday of the musical’s namesake and inspiration. To put it another way, this runaway hit is about to drop “in the middle of a forgotten spot in the Caribbean.” Although, for the next two weeks (at least) Puerto Rico is very much not forgotten. For…

…take the stage

Happy Tony Sunday! Before we get into the predictions of the day, we wanted to take just a moment to echo a sentiment shared earlier this week. As lifelong fans of the theater, we’ve heard more than a few people express, in a variety of ways, the belief that once you see a Broadway show,…

…rise up

It’s here! Tony Sunday! We’ve been counting it down all week, and now it’s time to make our Tony predictions (or as many are affectionately calling the, the Hamiltonys). In honor of this incredible moment in theater history,  we’re expanding our choices because well…”Hamilton.” If “Hamilton” wins in every category in which it’s nominated Tony…

…Set the Stage

Happy Tony Nominations Eve! With all the buzz around “Hamilton,” it may seem like this years awards are destined to be predictable, but believe it or not, there are some other worthy contenders this year. Will they beat “Hamilton”? Well, definitely not for Best New Musical, but they might give it a run for its money…

…Take With A Grain Of Salt

New York City’s diet is once again under attack. Already threatened with downsized soft drinks, citizens and visitors are now being asked to cut back on their salt. Which isn’t a bad thing, too much of any one item in your diet is a bad thing.  Variety is the spice of life, and a good…

…Keep Going

It’s been a rough week for the Northeast, full of even tough decisions and indecision. Yesterday, after promising to soldier through despite depleted resources and a badly battered race course, the New York City Marathon was canceled. Yes, it may seem like an easy decision.  After all, inviting thousands of extra visitors to a city…