It's long overdue, but on Tuesday, "A Soldier's Play" will officially open on Broadway, nearly 40 years after the play premiered off-Broadway; TV 10/55's Valerie Castro reports.
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Broadway Buzz: 'A Soldier's Play' Arrives On BroadwayIt's long overdue, but on Tuesday, "A Soldier's Play" will officially open on Broadway, nearly 40 years after the play premiered off-Broadway; TV 10/55's Valerie Castro reports.
'A Soldier's Play' Cast Talks Working On Broadway, NYC TheaterThe Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "A Soldier's Play" opens on Broadway on Jan. 21. CBS2 spoke to David Alan Grier, Blair Underwood, Jerry O'Connell, and Nnamdi Asomugha about working on Broadway and New York City theater.
Musician Willie Nile Talks About Light Of Day Foundation's Winterfest To Battle Parkinson's DiseaseNearly one million Americans live with Parkinson's disease. The disorder of the nervous system that can strike at any age. The Light of Day Foundation hosts Winterfest, a series of concerts to raise money and awareness about Parkinson's and related diseases. Willie Nile, who has performed every year in Winterfest and is performing tonight, stopped by CBSN New York to discuss this years' events.
NYC Things To Do This Weekend: Jokes, Experimental Theater And Bull RidingTime Out New York's Will Gleason highlights the start to a whole new year of NYC happenings, including the annual 50 First Jokes show, Brooklyn's Exponential Festival and bull riding at Madison Square Garden.
City's Official Nightlife Mayor Talks NYE And New York After DarkAriel Palitz, the senior executive director of NYC's Office of Nightlife, joined CBSN New York to talk about why people come from all over the world to spend New Year's Eve in New York, and afterward, how local communities at odds with clubs and other nighttime establishments can get along.
BTS Superfans Join NYE Crowd Tonight In Times SquareExcitement is building for the biggest New Years Eve party in the world and energy is high despite a whole lot of waiting. CBS2's Reena Roy reports.
Rockette Becomes First With A Visible DisabilityA member of the Radio City Rockettes has become the first dancer with a visible disability to take the stage with the group.
'To Kill A Mockingbird' Heads To MSG For Special ShowingCBS2's Scott Rapoport has the latest on the special performance of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' coming to Madison Square Garden.
Broadway's 'To Kill A Mockingbird' Heads To MSGCBSN New York's Scott Rapoport has the latest on the special performance of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' coming to Madison Square Garden.
What's Happening In NYC This Weekend?Time Out New York's Will Gleason shares things to do in NYC, from a hip-hop Nutcracker to the "Hello Panda Festival" to Petcon.
Banana Art Eater Speaks OutA performance artists ate a piece of an exhibition on display at the Art Basel show in Miami.
InterSchool Orchestras Of New York's Annual Winter Celebration Takes Place SundayKaren Geer, executive director of InterSchool Orchestras of New York, and Zachariah Lee-Whitfield, a musician in the program, discuss the nonprofit's annual winter celebration.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Resident Choreographer Previews Holiday SeasonOn Wednesday, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater kicks off its five-week holiday season. Jamar Roberts, Ailey's first resident choreographer, stopped by to preview the season.
Time Out New York's Weekend Things To Do For 11/30 & 12/1Time Out New York's Will Gleason joined CBSN New York's Ali Bauman to share this weekend's top things to do: The Holiday Train Show at the New York Botanical Garden, Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights, the Industry City Ice Rink and the Big Apple Circus.
Kicking Off The Holiday Season With The Radio City RockettesRockettes Audrey Thelemann, Sarah Daniel, Traci Reszetylo and Katie Hamrah stopped by to preview the 2019 Radio City Christmas Spectacular.
Tina Turner Makes Surprise Appearance At Tina Turner MusicalTina Turner made a surprise appearance on stage at the Broadway show that honors her career.
Cardinal Performs The Annual Blessing Of The Animals Ahead Of Christmas SpectacularCamels, sheep and donkeys appearing in the Radio City Music Hall's nativity scene were blessed by Timothy Cardinal Dolan on Monday. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports.
New York Comedy Festival Set To Kick OffOver 200 comedians, late night hosts, and podcast stars will be performing at more than 100 shows over the week-long event. Caroline HIrsch, founder of the festival and owner of famed comedy club Caroline's On Broadway, stopped by to talk with Dana Tyler about it.
Kanye West Joins James Corden For Carpool Karaoke... On A PlaneKanye West joined James Corden for "Air-pool" Karaoke, all boarded on a jet packed with members of Kanye's Sunday Service Choir.
Tawni O'Dell Talks Real Life Tragedy In 'When It Happens To You'Author Tawni O'Dell sat down with CBSN New York's Dana Tyler to discuss sharing her family's real life tragedy in the new off-Broadway show 'When It Happens To You.'
Broadway Fighting Back Against Cellphone Use During PerformancesPerformers are fighting back against cellphone use while they're on stage, and some theaters are taking extraordinary steps to silence the distractions; CBS2's Scott Rapoport reports.
Alvin Ailey School Celebrates 50th AnniversaryThe Alvin Ailey School for danced celebrated its 50th anniversary Tuesday.
Crowds Pack Central Park For Global Citizen FestivalCBS2's Matt Kozar has the latest on the annual Global Citizen Festival in New York City.
Crowds Pack Central Park For Global Citizen FestivalCBSN New York's Matt Kozar has the latest from the Global Citizen music event in Central Park.