The South Korean owned Lotte New York Palace has always cultivated an air of sophistication, but the hotel’s Madison Room was extraordinarily regal last Thursday afternoon as it welcomed the cast and creative team of the upcoming Broadway musical Diana. [Read more…] about ‘Diana’ Musical Cast and Creatives Meet the Press
“In remembrance, lies the secret of redemption.” These words, attributed to Baal Shem Tov, were spoken last evening at Temple Emanu-El by its Senior Rabbi, Joshua M. Davidson. Hundreds packed the massive synagogue on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 65th for A Concert Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz. Leaders of several Jewish organizations, along with celebrity guest artists gathered for two poignant reasons: To remember the l.3 million lives that were lost at the Polish concentration camp and to honor the survivors, their families, and members of the Russian army who came to the rescue. [Read more…] about Stars Unite for Holocaust Memorial Concert
Bar snacks were once simply dried up pretzels and stale popcorn that only tasted worse and worse as your evening progressed. Woodpecker by David Burke, located in a cozy part of Midtown West, makes you forget about all of that in favor of items that are so tasty you may just fill up on them before your actual mean begins (mwahahaha). [Read more…] about Woodpecker by David Burke Launches Tasty New Bar Snack Menu
The gambling market is strictly regulated in the United Kingdom and the UK GC does an excellent job at keeping it fair. Legitimate casinos need to apply for a license and only after they secure it will they be able to provide their services to local punters. The fact that the United Kingdom Gambling Commission has succeeded has a two-pronged effect, as players feel secure, while also being motivated to bet real money. Legislators are hell-bent on maintaining the status quo, but they are also concerned about protecting vulnerable players and that’s how online gaming advertising restrictions came to be. [Read more…] about How Likely Is A Full Online Gambling Advertising Ban In The UK?
Veteran actor and dancer Deborah Lee Fong has found success in many mediums in the entertainment business including the Great White Way (AKA Broadway). She spoke with us about her career thus far and her involvement in the upcoming Urban World Film Festival in an exclusive interview with Manhattan Digest. [Read more…] about Veteran Actor & Dancer Deborah Lee Fong Talks Inspirations & More
If you’re wanting a loud, splashy spectacle with all the substance of cotton candy, you won’t find it at Studio 54. If, however, you’re seeking a quiet and thoughtful play that gently reels you in for a compelling 90 minutes, you’ve come to the right place.
Two prolific voices in the dance world united on Monday evening on the Leonard Nimoy Thalia stage of Symphony Space. Three-time Tony Award-winning choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler joined Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Sarah L. Kaufman to discuss his career, his technique, and approach.
So many Americans want to learn a foreign language, but few have the time or discipline to sustain ongoing classes. Domenico Sannino understands. Recently, the CEO of Italy Emotion T.O. was in New York City to introduce the “Roots of Italy” project. Its purpose is to introduce or refresh Italian Americans to their native roots through intensive language courses–all in the splendor and beauty of Italy. [Read more…] about Roots of Italy Project Reconnects Italian Immigrants to their Homeland
Older audiences will likely recognize husband and wife team Michael Tucker and Jill Eikenberry from the hit television show, L.A. Law. Both were Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated several times for the NBC drama which ran from 1986-1994.
Broadway saluted the next generation of performers on Sunday night at the Edison Ballroom where the Education Theatre Foundation hosted their Fifth Annual Back to School Gala. The event is designed to bring together students, teachers, and Broadway celebrities, many of whom spoke with Manhattan Digest on the press line. [Read more…] about Students Capture the Spotlight in EDTA Gala