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NYC Broadway Week Winter Begins Today With 2-For-1 Tickets, Sweepstakes

January 16, 2018
Hello Dolly

Hello, Dolly! Is one of the Broadway shows offering 2-for-1 pricing through Feb. 4

New York City (January 16, 2018) — NYC & Company, New York City’s official destination marketing organization, announced NYC Broadway Week begins today, offering visitors and New Yorkers two-for-one tickets to nearly 20 Broadway shows with performances today through February 4, 2018. Also returning this season is NYC Broadway Week Sweeps where consumers can enter for the chance to win a free pair of tickets to 14 select Broadway performances. Supported by the Shubert Organization, enter the sweepstakes now for the chance to win the first drawing on January 22, and enter again after January 24 for the second drawing on January 29.

Visit to enter (official rules and terms and conditions apply; see website).

Two-for-one tickets or ticket upgrades are still available to 18 of the 19 shows participating in NYC Broadway Week:*

  • A Bronx Tale
  • Aladdin
  • Anastasia
  • Beautiful – The Carole King Musical
  • Chicago
  • The Children
  • Farinelli and the King
  • Hello, Dolly!
  • John Lithgow: Stories by Heart
  • Kinky Boots
  • Latin History for Morons
  • The Lion King**
  • Once on This Island
  • The Parisian Woman
  • The Phantom of the Opera
  • The Play That Goes Wrong
  • School of Rock
  • SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Wicked

*Subject to availability. Blackout dates may apply.

**Currently sold out.

Tickets for NYC Broadway Week can be purchased now at

NYC Broadway Week is produced by NYC & Company in partnership with American Express, The Broadway League, Ticketmaster, Telecharge and Audience Rewards. NYC Broadway Week will be promoted through exclusive content on, out-of-home media in the five boroughs, print and digital advertising, commercials running in NYC taxicabs and through social media posts on @nycgo and with hashtag #NYCBroadwayWeek.

Since its launch in January 2011, NYC Broadway Week has cumulatively sold more than 1,128,000 tickets, generating nearly $77 million in revenue for Broadway.

New Yorkers and visitors are encouraged to seek out the ultimate-value week this winter, January 29 through February 4, when three of NYC & Company’s signature programs align: NYC Broadway Week, NYC Restaurant Week® and NYC Must-See WeekSM. Hotel savings are also available as the winter season offers the most attractive hotel rates of the year, particularly on the evening of Super Bowl Sunday (February 4). For all there is to do in NYC this winter, visit


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NYC Broadway Week Two-for-One Tickets Now on Sale for 27 Shows, Jan 19-Feb 5

January 7, 2016
The cast of "Fiddler on the Roof" takes a well-deserved curtain call. Fiddler is one of 27 shows participating in NYC Broadway Week, Jan. 19-Feb. 5, where you can purchase two-for-one tickets © 2016 Karen Rubin/

The cast of “Fiddler on the Roof” takes a well-deserved curtain call. Fiddler is one of 27 shows participating in NYC Broadway Week, Jan. 19-Feb. 5, where you can purchase two-for-one tickets © 2016 Karen Rubin/

Tickets have just gone on sale for NYC Broadway Week where you can purchase two-for-one tickets to 27 of Broadway’s top shows at for performances January 19–February 5.

“With Broadway being one of the most iconic NYC experiences, we are thrilled to offer theatergoers the opportunity to experience the excitement of Broadway at half the price,” said Fred Dixon, president and CEO of NYC & Company, New York City’s official destination marketing organization. “From family-friendly shows to laugh-out-loud productions to Broadway classics, there is something for everyone to enjoy at a terrific value.”

Shows participating in NYC Broadway Week Winter 2016 (subject to availability; blackout dates may apply):

  • Aladdin
  • Allegiance
  • An American in Paris
  • Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
  • Chicago The Musical
  • China Doll
  • The Color Purple
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • Finding Neverland
  • Fun Home
  • The Humans
  • Jersey Boys
  • The King and I
  • Kinky Boots
  • Les Miserables
  • The Lion King
  • Matilda the Musical
  • Misery
  • Noises Off
  • On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan
  • Our Mother’s Brief Affair
  • The Phantom of the Opera
  • School of Rock
  • Something Rotten!
  • A View from the Bridge
  • Wicked

Theatergoers also can enter the Official NYC Broadway Week Sweepstakes, powered by Audience Rewards, for the opportunity to win dinner at Ocean Prime and tickets to a Broadway show of their choice for the winner and five friends.

“Seeing a Broadway show during Broadway Week is a gift to yourself!” says Charlotte St. Martin, President of The Broadway League. “Throughout the year, Broadway theaters are filled with a diverse selection of new and classic musicals and plays; and during Broadway Week’s 2-for-1 program, savvy theatre fans can treat themselves to twice as many shows.”

“Broadway Week gives more New Yorkers and visitors the chance to experience live theatre. We are excited to partner again with NYC & Company in offering this opportunity,” said Acting Commissioner Luis Castro, Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment. “Broadway Week opens the door for fans from across the five boroughs and around the globe to experience the enormous creative energy and talent on display in our City’s iconic theatre corridor.”

NYC Broadway Week is featured as part of Unlock NYC, NYC & Company’s new year-round seasonal campaign utilizing the tagline “Find a Winter Less Ordinary.” You can discover fun facts behind some of Broadway Week’s best shows at

Since its launch in January 2011, NYC Broadway Week has cumulatively sold 712,532 tickets, generating $47.4 million in revenue for Broadway. NYC Broadway Week is produced by NYC & Company in partnership with American Express, Amtrak®, Audience Rewards, The Broadway League, NBC 4 New York, New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, Telecharge and Ticketmaster, and with support from AARP.

See also: NYC Restaurant Week Winter 2016

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NYC & Company Launches ‘Destination Harlem” with Culture, Dining, Nightlife itineraries, new Hotel

February 8, 2011

New York City, Feb 1, 2011 –

This winter, NYC & Company, New York City’s tourism, marketing, and partnership organization, encourages New Yorkers and visitors alike to visit Harlem. Today, NYC & Company CEO George Fertitta joined Richard Gorsky from RCG Longview, Congressman Charles Rangel, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Robert Steel and Borough President Scott Stringer to announce the grand opening of the Aloft Harlem hotel and highlight NYC & Company’s latest promotional campaign, Destination: Harlem. Aloft Harlem is the first new hotel to open in the neighborhood since 1967 and is located in close vicinity to many of Harlem’s most popular attractions. Destination: Harlem runs from February 1 to 28 and highlights special events at cultural institutions throughout west, central and east Harlem. Coinciding with Black History Month, the campaign features new ways to explore the neighborhood with itineraries that list dining, culture and nightlight venues.

“As the epicenter of African-American culture for more than a century, Harlem is a historic and dynamic destination,” said George Fertitta, CEO of NYC & Company. “Destination: Harlem showcases some of the best culture, restaurants and entertainment in New York City and now visitors have the opportunity to stay in Harlem and experience more of what this iconic neighborhood has to offer.”

On February 1 visit the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture as it celebrates the birthday of the great American writer Langston Hughes. The evening’s tribute begins at 7pm, costs $10 and includes readings, music and special performances. After the show visit Londel’s Supper Club for food made from scratch with a southern flair or Yatenga French Bistro & Bar for a four-course, prix-fixe dinner for $24. For more information, visit, and


On February 8 head to the Dwyer Cultural Center for an inspirational gospel concert featuring the “Prince of Harlem,” vocalist and saxophonist Lonnie Youngblood. The first set begins at 7pm, followed by a 9pm set. The show costs $15 for reserved seating; $10 for simulcast seating. After the concert enjoy fried chicken from the renowned Melba’s or take your date to the 5 and Diamond for the weekday house special, steak frites and a glass of wine for $20. For more information, visit, and

On February 12 at 7:30pm enjoy Cabaret Chocolat at the Harlem Stage. Singer-performer Tamar-kali presents her newest multidisciplinary piece, incorporating dance, song, burlesque, humor and showmanship—all for $25. When the show ends, stop at Miss Maude’s Spoonbread Too for “Miss Maude’s Sampler” and enjoy shrimp, short ribs and chicken before dancing the night away at Shrine World Music Venue. For more information, visit, and

On February 19 listen to Nuyorican poetry legends Miguel Algarin, Jesús Papoleto Melendez, Nancy Mercado, Willie Perdomo and Frank Perez share their work during Speak Up! at El Museo del Barrio, 7pm–9pm. After the free program visit Gran Piatto d’Oro for Italian cuisine or go straight to FB Lounge for a late-night drink. For more information, visit, or


On February 23 catch a new crop of singers, rappers, comedians and dancers at Amateur Night at the famed Apollo Theater, starting 7:30pm. Afterward head for dinner at Sylvia’s Soul Food Restaurant or Amy Ruth’s for authentic soul food and end your night listening to jazz at the famed Lenox Lounge. For more information, visit,, and

On February 28 don’t miss The Apollo Legacy: Jazz! at the Museum of the City of New York. The National Jazz Museum All-Stars pay tribute to celebrated jazz legends, including Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday, at 7pm. General admission is $5, and ticket holders also will be able to view the museum’s exhibit Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing: How the Apollo Theater Shaped American Entertainment, before and after the show. Enjoy Peruvian cuisine afterward at Ceviche Tapas Bar or head over to Ricardo Steakhouse for a New York strip. For more information, visit, and

Steps away from several of the cultural institutions, restaurants and nightlife venues featured in Destination: Harlem, is the newly opened Aloft Harlem. Located at the corner of Frederick Douglass Boulevard and 124th Street, the hotel has 124 loft-like guest rooms and as part of a mixed-use project includes 44 contemporary Apex condominium residences. Aloft is also home to re:mix lounge and destination w xyz bar. For more information, visit

For more about Destination: Harlem and great restaurant and nightlife suggestions in Harlem, visit

Additional NYC & Company promotions taking place this winter include the first-ever Broadway Week, NYC Restaurant Week, the Off-Broadway promotion On the House and many more. The winter initiatives are designed to encourage tourism growth across the five boroughs in the lead-up to achieve Mayor Bloomberg’s goal to attract 50 million visitors annually to New York City by 2012. For more information, visit

NYC Restaurant Week Winter 2011 Extended Through Feb. 27

February 8, 2011

New York city is extending Winter 2011 Restaurant Week through Feb. 27 © 2011 Karen Rubin/

NYC & Company, New York City’s marketing, tourism and partnership organization, today announced that NYC Restaurant Week Winter 2011 will be extended through Sunday, February 27, at more than 200 top dining establishments. Extension participants include Atlantic Grill at Lincoln Center, Betel, Fishtail by David Burke, Frankie & Johnnie’s Steakhouse, The National, Nobu New York, Plein Sud and Red Rooster Harlem. Prices will remain $24.07 for three-course prix-fixe lunches and $35 for three-course prix-fixe dinners (Saturdays excluded; Sundays optional. Beverages, gratuities and taxes are not included. Offers not valid on February 14).


“The extension of NYC Restaurant Week Winter 2011 gives diners more incentive to sample some of the City’s best dining and offers a great boost to the more than 200 participating restaurants during a traditionally slow season,” said NYC & Company CEO George Fertitta. “For three more weeks our City’s neighborhoods will celebrate the art of cooking, the pleasure of dining and making time to sit down for a proper meal.”

To kick off the extension on Monday, February 7, five women dressed as the “face” of NYC Restaurant Week will distribute NYC Restaurant Week booklets outside Grand Central Terminal from 8am to 2pm. The ToshibaVision sign atop One Times Square will also feature NYC Restaurant Week Winter 2011 extension media through February 27.

American Express® and Travelocity® have also extended hotel offers for American Express® Cardmembers through February 27. Travelers who book a Travelocity NYC Restaurant Week hotel stay qualify to receive $75 off bookings over $250 when they use any eligible American Express Card. This is in addition to discounts and deals offered by participating hotels.

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Visit on Monday, February 7, to view the complete list of NYC Restaurant Week Winter 2011 extension participants and make a reservation online.