07Feb

Giveaway: The Realistic Joneses on Broadway

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Written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Will Eno and directed by Sam Gold (Fun Home), the upcoming Broadway show The Realistic Joneses is inside look at the people who live next door, the truths we think we know and the secrets we never imagined we all might share. As their relationships begin to irrevocably intertwine, the Joneses must decide between their idyllic fantasies and their imperfect realities. The show originally premiered at Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven, CT, in April 2012, starring Letts, Parker Posey, Glenn Fitzgerald and Johanna Read More

19Oct

Giveaway: Angel Heart Music Storybook

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  The haunting, evocative music storybook Angel Heart, released in September as a deluxe CD package, makes its New York premiere as a live multimedia family concert narrated by actor Chris Noth at Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall this Monday, October 21. Hailed as “a fairy tale for the digital age” (Wall Street Journal), Angel Heart enjoyed a sold-out world premiere at UC Berkeley’s Cal Performances earlier this month. With a new story by best-selling children’s fantasy writer Cornelia Funke, interspersed with lullabies and songs arranged for voices, Read More

26Sep

Giveaway: Win 4 Tickets to Me and My Shadow at the New Vic

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A shadow takes the lead role in Me and My Shadow, a visually rich and whimsical play by the renowned Patch Theatre Company (Pigs, Bears and Billy Goats Gruff, New Vic 2008), Australia’s flagship theater company for children ages four to eight. A Helpmann Award winner for Best Presentation for Children in Australia, Me and My Shadowmakes its U.S. Debut at The New Victory Theater for a limited engagement from October 19 – 20, 2013. In a playground of paper, light, music and magic, a whimsical story about childhood friendship comes to life when one young Read More

30Aug

Giveaway: Win 2 Tickets to A Time to Kill on Broadway

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Tony Award-winning playwright Rupert Holmes’ stage adaptation of A Time to Kill, John Grisham’s best-selling novel, will open on Broadway on Sunday, October 20, 2013, at the John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). This new Broadway play holds the distinction of being the first-ever John Grisham property to be adapted for the stage. Ethan McSweeny will direct, with previews beginning Saturday, September 28th. Sebastian Arcelus, Chike Johnson, Patrick Page, Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins, Emmy Award winner Tom Skerritt, Fred Dalton Thompson, John Read More

13Aug

Giveaway: Win 2 Tickets to Romeo & Juliet on Broadway

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  This is the kind of giveaway I like - SHAKESPEARE. This fall film actor Orlando Bloom will make his Broadway debut alongside as Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers in a new Broadway production of the timeless love story ROMEO AND JULIET, directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux. The play will open on Broadway on Thursday, September 19, 2013 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, following preview performances from Saturday, August 24, 2013. The production will also star Tony Award® winner Brent Carver (Kiss of the Spider Woman) as Read More

05Aug

Giveaway: The Beauty of Korean Song at Lincoln Center (4 tickets)

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Founded in 1983, Korea’s Suwon Civic Chorale has been hailed as a ‘world-class choral ensemble’ bringing forth premiere harmonies. Since its formation, the group has staged 115 regular performances and over 800 tours, concerts and media appearances which have delighted the citizens of Suwon City, Korea. Now, the group is broadening its stage to include a global audience, and in the process continues to foster Suwon as an international city of music. The Suwon Civic Chorale has served as cultural ambassadors in Africa (Uganda) after an official Read More

10Apr

Giveaway: American Girl’s The Body Book for Girls (5 copies)

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My daughter turned 10 today and we are entering the dark abyss of what could be tough conversations about her changing body.  I want to teach her to make the right dietary choices, explain that growing hair under her armpits, teach her about hygiene and teach her to know what to expect when she's not expecting all these changes to transpire at some point in the next few years. There are also social pressures and situations that could impact her body image and self-esteem and I want her to understand and take them full on when they occur. When I got a Read More

08Jan

Giveaway: $50 American Express Gift Card for a Night at the Movies

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Any movie starring Bill Murray and Laura Linney has GREAT written all over it. I'm looking forward to seeing Hyde Park On Hudson.  That's why I'm thrilled to be giving away a night for one reader to see it and have a night at the movies. Together they;re starring in a historical tale that uniquely explores the all-too-human side of one of history’s iconic leaders, FDR. Blending literate wit and drama, Hyde Park on Hudson is directed by Roger Michell from a screenplay by Richard Nelson. In June 1939, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (played by Read More

24Apr

Simplify Your Life with Fresh Direct and a Giveaway ($50 gift card)

Fresh Direct

One of the best parts of Associate Producing the upcoming NYC show Listen to Your Mother is finding out about companies and brands that I need to know about to simplify my life. As a working mom, I am always seeking a way to ease the demands of everyday life...and save money. So, when Fresh Direct agreed to become a major sponsor for Listen To Your Mother, I listened when the crew began calculating how much they had collectively spent using this delivery service. They are such big fans that the total was more than $20,000. Seriously, my ears and eyes Read More

30Mar

Giveaway: Win a Pair of Tickets to See VENUS IN FUR on Broadway

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"A play so good it hurts.  90 minutes of good, kinky fun."  - The New York Times Clearly, this giveaway is not for kids.  Yes, a lot of people (particularly publicists) seem to think as The Culture Mom, I'm all about the kids. They refer to me as "mommy blogger" and send me information about everything kid-related.  Little do they realize that I am SO much more than that.  I love a good night out with my husband or my girl-friends, sinking my teeth into a show about and only for adults. And VENUS IN FUR by David Ives is just that.  Now, I have to Read More