NYC Will Sing and Dance Again

by Colleen McNamara, Asst. Sports Editor New York City is known for bright lights, live entertainment, and unforgettable performances. This is all the more reason for the NYC community to look forward to in-person theatre, which might be coming soon. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is hopeful that New York City theatre will begin opening its doors to live performances with restrictions in place. The … Continue reading NYC Will Sing and Dance Again

“Express Taqueria” Opens on Broadway

by C. Garrett Keidel, Sports Editor Manhattan College students have love supporting local businesses, whether it’s a favorite deli, pizza place or coffee shop; and whenever a new establishment opens up, the excitement builds in the hopes it becomes a local favorite. Recently, a new restaurant has popped up on Broadway called Estrellita Poblana. Located at 5975 Broadway, the restaurant is open seven days a week from … Continue reading “Express Taqueria” Opens on Broadway

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA: Broadway’s Longest Running Musical

By Anja Pollozi, Assistant Editor If anyone wishes to have time traveling experience, “The Phantom of the Opera” will transport you to the glamorous 1900s. With its glittering gowns, surrealistic masquerade ball and the impossible love of a deformed composer, this musical is Broadway’s longest-running hit ever. The Majestic theatre, located on 44th Street and Broadway, brought more than 1,500 spectators together to enjoy the … Continue reading PHANTOM OF THE OPERA: Broadway’s Longest Running Musical

Lamps, Genie, Action Aladdin on Broadway

Coming out of the subway station on 42nd Street and 7th Avenue, you’re welcomed by the magnificent purple and gold marquee of “Aladdin” with its bright lights calling you into the New Amsterdam theater. In comparison to the melting, dripping snow, the historic Broadway theater’s magic invited ticket holders in for the matinee of Disney’s current hit musical. Student Engagement offered discount tickets to the … Continue reading Lamps, Genie, Action Aladdin on Broadway

Broadway Businesses Stand With Muslim Community

Signs of Solidarity on Shop Windows Several off-campus businesses are fostering a sense of unity with the Muslim population of Riverdale as clear as their storefront windows. These stores, often frequented by Manhattan College students, have placed paper signs on their façades which read, “EVERYONE IS WELCOME HERE.” The black and white flyers feature an image of a smiling woman wearing a hijab, an example … Continue reading Broadway Businesses Stand With Muslim Community

Student Engagement Gets Tickets to Two Major Broadway Shows

The Office of Student Engagement has two shows lined up for the fall semester and they’ll be ones you won’t want to miss out on: “Wicked” on September 17 and “School of Rock” on September 24. Tickets for “Wicked” go on sale September 12 at 1p.m. and tickets for School of Rock go on sale September 19 at 1p.m. in the Student Engagement Office. “Wicked,” … Continue reading Student Engagement Gets Tickets to Two Major Broadway Shows

Review: Chicago

Broadway marquees aren’t hard to miss, but the “Chicago” marquee above the Ambassador Theatre catches your eye as soon as you turn down 49th Street. This also says a lot about the show, with its catchy jazz tunes and excellent choreography, and how the musical has been a Broadway staple for so long. The show was the first musical of 2016 offered by Student Activities … Continue reading Review: Chicago

The Name Above the Title: A-List Stars on Broadway

The meth-making Walter White, the voices of a Disney princess and prince, a ‘Gossip Girl’ and a one hit wonder. This isn’t exactly the list that comes to mind when one thinks “Broadway Star,” but it is the reality of the Broadway line up this season. For years now, Broadway and theatre culture has found its way to the mainstream. With movies like ‘RENT’ or … Continue reading The Name Above the Title: A-List Stars on Broadway

Rappers and Rebels on Broadway

New musicals are coming to Broadway. No, not the block right outside Manhattan College’s campus, but the street downtown that is otherwise known as the Great White Way. Along with the continuation of longstanding productions such as “The Phantom of the Opera,” “Chicago” and “The Lion King,” two particularly interesting new musicals are expected to debut in 2014. One is called “Holler if Ya Hear … Continue reading Rappers and Rebels on Broadway