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New Adventures in a Classic City

New York City is always humming with amazing new things to see! Sometimes, it can be a little difficult to keep track of everything that is going on in the concrete jungle. Have no fear – we have your guide to all things new, in New York City.  Enjoy the best of the classic but leave time to experience the newest New York City attractions during your stay at Hotel Chandler.

Shopping

Brookfield Place: A shiny new mall at 200 Vesey Street in the Financial District, Brookfield Place is home to Hudson Eats, a curated food court, the French marketplace and restaurant Le District, and an array of outstanding shopping from Tory Burch and J. Crew to Theory, Hermes, Gucci, and more.

Arts & Culture

Big Bling at Madison Square Park: A major public sculpture by artist Martin Puryear, Big Bling will be on view at Madison Square Park from May 16, through January 8, 2017. The outdoor work will be a multi-tier wood structure wrapped in fine chain link fence. At forty feet high, Big Bling is the largest temporary outdoor sculpture created by Puryear.

World Famous Acts at The World’s Most Famous Arena: Home to a wide array of well known performers, Madison Square Garden will once again host some of the best events in the country throughout the year. From Fallout Boy in March to Earth, Wind and Fire in April and many more, 2016 will be another outstanding year at The World’s Most Famous Arena.

One World Observatory: One World Observatory is a three-story observation deck atop the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. Located on levels 100, 101, and 102 of One World Trade Center, visitors take the fastest elevator in the world to the top floor, experience a movie celebrating New York City, enjoy breathtaking views, and can explore an array of dining options and interactive exhibits.

Broadway & Off Broadway

Therese Raquin starring Keira Knightley

Hamilton starring Lin-Manuel Miranda

The Color Purple starring Jennifer Hudson

Finding Neverland starring Kelsey Grammer

Dining

Lidia Bastianich and Ambrogio Maestri at Eataly: On March 2nd, listen to famed opera singer Ambrogio Maestri share his experiences in both the Italian food industry and the world of music. Hear beloved chef Lidia Bastianich engage with Maestri in a conversation of food, music, and creativity. Enjoy a four-course dinner presented by Chef Bastianich and more at Eataly.

 

For more NEW, exciting things happening in NYC, make sure to visit http://www.hotelchandler.com/new-new-york-destinations.

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Broadway Guide 2014: Best Shows—New and Old—in NYC

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When seeking hotels near Broadway theaters, Hotel Chandler is the perfect home base, located within easy access of all the best entertainment on the stage. Before you buy tickets, review our handy guide to the best shows—new and old—in NYC.

 

 

New Shows – Now Playing

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Stephen Sondheim Theatre
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Beautiful tells the inspirational true story of King’s rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow songwriters and friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in history.

Pippin

Music Box Theatre
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Back after a 40-year hiatus, Pippin tells the story of a young prince who is on a death-defying journey to find the meaning of his existence. He must choose between a happy, but simple, life or one of glory and risk.

Once

Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
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Winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Once features an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, telling the tale of a Dublin street musician who’s about to give up on his dream when a young woman takes a sudden interest in his love songs and helps him rediscover his spirit. The production is based on a film of the same name.

Kinky Boots

Al Hirschfeld Theatre
800-432-7250
With music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper, Kinky Boots is an exciting Broadway musical about a struggling shoe factory owner who turns his business around with help from the most unlikely partner.

Classic Shows – Now Playing

Wicked

The Gershwin Theatre
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Ever wondered what was really happening in Oz? Winner of over 50 major awards including the Grammy Award and three Tony Awards, Wicked tells the story of the witches of Oz long before Dorothy drops in. Find out how two unlikely friends grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good.

Book of Mormon

Eugene O’Neill Theatre
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From the creators of South Park, the Book of Mormon tells the story of two young Mormon missionaries sent to a remote village in northern Uganda, where a brutal warlord has been threatening the local population. It is religious satire that has garnered overwhelmingly positive critical response since its opening in 2011.

Chicago

Ambassador Theatre
212-239-6200
Set during the roaring 20s, Chicago tells the story of two rival vaudevillian murderesses locked up in Cook County Jail with red-hot jazz numbers. The musical holds the record for the longest-running musical revival and the longest-running American musical in Broadway history.

Jersey Boys

August Wilson Theatre
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Go behind the music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons in this rags-to-rock-to-riches tale of four blue-collar kids working their way from the streets of Newark to the heights of stardom. The show features such hits as “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” “Oh, What a Night” and more.

Upcoming Shows

Of Mice and Men

Longacre Theatre
212-239-6200
Opens April 16, 2014
James Franco and Chris O’Dowd star in Steinbeck’s classic about two migrant workers, George and the simple-minded Lennie, as they chase the American dream in the midst of the Great Depression.

A Raisin in the Sun

Ethel Barrymore Theatre
(212) 239-6200
Opens April 3, 2014
An American classic, A Raisin in the Sun stars Denzel Washington and takes place in the late ‘50s in a south side Chicago apartment. The story chronicles the lives of the members of an African-American family as they face tensions and prejudices while dreaming of greater lives.

Les Miserables 

Imperial Theatre
212-239-6200
Opens March 23, 2014
This acclaimed new production tells the story of Jean Valjean, a French peasant, and his quest for redemption after serving nineteen years for stealing a loaf of bread for his starving sister’s child. Set in early 19th-century France, Les Miserables is a beloved testament to the human spirit.

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