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I'm a young professional living in Astoria (formerly of Williamsburg, the UES and Murray Hill - I move a lot!). I'm always looking for something fun to do or the best place to grab a drink and dinner at an affordable price around the city. Have a suggestion? Email me at Laura AT 89thandbroke DOT com.

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In Love with Love Letters

I am not a play person by any means and I’m the first to admit that if offered a musical or a play, I’ll take the musical every single time. And then I got invited to Love Letters with my fiance.

The premise was simple – Carol Burnett on stage next to Brian Dennehy […]

Two-for-One Off Broadway Tickets, Plus Almost Home Review

Now through October 12, it is off-broadway week where you can get two-for-one tickets. There are some great deals and it’s the perfect time to see Avenue Q (one of my favorites listed) if you haven’t already!

Almost Home, a play I was invited to see recently, isn’t part of the promotion – but […]

See an Off-Broadway Show for $20

Head up to Broadway this month. You can see an off-Broadway show for $20 now through September 28. How does it work? Arrive at the theater 20 minutes before show time at these select shows, and you’ll have the option to purchase tickets for $20. I’ve tried this promotion before and in definitely works, but keep […]

After 26 Years, Phantom of the Opera Is Still a Classic

Last week, my fiance and I were invited to see Phantom of the Opera.  I had seen the show on Broadway once before, watched the movie, and grew up listening to the music as my parents are big musical fans. It still was a thrill to see the show – the music was great […]

Watch The Tony Award Nominations This Morning!

Since we have had so many Broadway giveaways this year with SO many entries, figured with the upcoming Tony Awards, you might be interested in checking out who is nominated!

Launch the 2014 Tony Awards Live Video Console!

 

On Broadway: Beautiful, the Carole King Musical

A few weeks back, I was invited to see Beautiful, The Carole King Musical. Now I had seen A Night with Janis Joplin back in the fall, and was a little nervous going into the show. With Janis Joplin, I felt like I was at her concert – and literally only knew two songs. […]

Deal Alert! $10 Tickets to the Musical Violet!

Just heard from reader Laurie that you can purchase $10 tickets to the new musical,  Violet.  If you call today (212.719.1300) and mention the code A10VLT you can purchase $10.00 tickets to this musical for performances from March 28-30. There are no service charge fees and a limit of 4 tickets per person. The tickets […]

20 Readers Get Free Theatre Tickets!

NOTE ALL TICKETS ARE CLAIMED.

Normally we have a giveaway for one lucky reader to go with a friend to a theatre production….but this time, 20 of you are going to get to see this show – FOR FREE.

Award-winning theatre companies Rescue Agreement and CAP21 bring you If [or When] the Roof Falls […]

Coming Up! 20at20 is Back!

Want to see an off-Broadway show for cheap? Well 20at20 is back, starting Tuesday, January 22 and going through February 10. How does it work? Arrive at the theater 20 minutes before show time at these select shows, and you’ll have the option to purchase tickets for $20. You may recall that I tried this promotion a few […]

Deal Alert! Lots of Broadway Discounts!

Created in response to the devastating effect that September 11th had on sales at Broadway shows and at businesses in and around the Times Square theatre district, Season of Savings is a bi-annual event where you can purchase tickets to Broadway and off-Broadway shows, as well as get discounted tickets to other Times Square […]

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