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An Evening of Love: Valentine’s Day Show with Stephanie Mills & Will Downing

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Sunday, February 14, 2016 8:00PM

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An Evening of Love: The Valentine’s Day Show featuring Grammy, Tony, and American Music Award-winning Stephanie Mills and Brooklyn born and raised Grammy nominee Will Downing comes to NYC’s landmark Beacon Theatre on Sunday, February 14 at 8pm.

Experiencing two amazing performers on one bill is a fantastic way to spend a love-filled Valentine’s Day evening with someone special!


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COMEDY:

The Hot 97 April Fools Comedy Show featuring host Tracy Morgan

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Friday, April 1, 2016 8:00PM

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GET TICKETS NOW FOR THE ORIGINAL, FUNNIEST APRIL FOOLS SHOW IN NYC!!!

Marquee Concerts is proud to present the annual Hot 97 April Fools Comedy Show featuring host Tracy Morgan plus an All-Star comic line up on Friday, April 1, 2016 at 8pm at the Theater at Madison Square Garden.

Catch hysterical sets from Rickey Smiley, Aries Spears, DeRay Davis, Dominique, Felipe Esparza, and of course, Tracy Morgan!

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NEWS

Aretha Tears It Up... & Prez Tears Up

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Tuesday, January 5, 2016

We¹ve had the privilege of working with Aretha Franklin a few times over
the years. Spectacular performance here at this year’s Kennedy Center
honors. We love that she did it on the piano!

The one and only Aretha Franklin dazzled audience members, honoree Carol King,the Obamas, and millions of TV viewers at the Kennedy Center Honors. The December 6 presentation aired on CBS on December 29, 2016.

Watch the video with Ms. Franklin’s amazing, standing ovation performance of “Natural Woman.”

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'The Wiz Live!' bridges past with present as Shanice Williams and Stephanie Mills duet

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

From the LA TImes November 11, 2015 – By Jevon Phillips

NBC’s “The Wiz Live!” won’t come out until Dec. 3, but to tide fans over, the network has released a practice session of one of the musical’s show-stopping songs. Try not to faint as Stephanie Mills, the original Dorothy, duets with Shanice Williams, the current Dorothy, on the song “Home.”

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New York’s Premier Summer Contemporary Jazz Series Returns!

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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Smooth Jazz New York in association with Marquee Concerts is pleased to announce another star-studded line up for the Smooth Cruise series, now in its 18th year. The 2015 season takes place aboard The Hornblower Infinity, a 210-foot luxury yacht.


The cruises set sail Wednesday evenings, June 24 through September 2. The summer’s roster includes 9 nights featuring 15 of the world’s greatest contemporary jazz and R&B acts in a stunning, intimate setting with shows at 6:30 and 9:30pm. The Smooth Cruises depart from Pier 40, located at Houston Street at the West Side Highway and cruise down the Hudson, offering both world-class musical acts as well as breathtaking views of the Statue of Liberty and the New York City skyline.


“It’s great to be back on The Hornblower Infinity with the 2015 Smooth Cruises,” notes Bill Zafiros, co-founder of Smooth Jazz New York. “Our guests really appreciated last year’s move to the larger, more upscale ship featuring improved sight-lines. Now they can enjoy watching the world’s best contemporary jazz acts more than ever before out on the scenic Hudson River.”



THE 2015 SMOOTH CRUISE SCHEDULE:

June 24: Boney James

July 15: Norman Brown & Marion Meadows

July 22: Peter White & Richard Elliot

July 29: Gerald Albright & Mindi Abair

Aug 5: Dave Koz & Rick Braun with Special Guest Kenny Lattimore

Aug 12: Jonathan Butler & Alex Bugnon

Aug 19: Najee

Aug 26: Rachelle Ferrell

Sept 2: Freddie Jackson

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Behold, Brooklyn's Magnificently Restored Kings Theatre

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

From Curbed.com | By Spencer Peterson

Two years ago to the day that New York City embarked on a $94 million restoration of the Loew’s Kings Theatre in Flatbush, the institution reopened its doors and reclaimed its standing as Brooklyn’s largest theater. The restoration was painstaking: when it began in 2013, the theater had already been sitting vacant for four decades, a time during which looters plundered everything that wasn’t bolted down (and most of the things that were), and nature found its way into the neglected structure. “The carpets used to kind of squish when you walked around,” Jeff Greene of EverGreene Architectural Arts said recalling the building in its pre-restoration state, when, during inclement weather, water would gush through the ceiling, down the balconies, and pool amidst the theater seats.

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