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Chat With Il Divo During the Latest “Coffee With Goldstar”

Pop-opera crossover sensation Il Divo, who’ll be touring later this year with their new album Amor & Pasion, will be available to answer questions online in real time on Tuesday, February 9 at 4:00pm EST/1:00pm PST in the latest installment of Coffee With Goldstar. The quartet will be chatting live from New York City.To join, just go to the Coffee With Goldstar page on Concert Window. You can ask Il Divo questions right there on the page during the...

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Join Us Today! Live Video Chat With Actor, Pianist and Playwright Hershey Felder

Actor, pianist and playwright Hershey Felder­, star of Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin, will be available to answer questions online in real time today at 3:00pm ET/Noon PT in the latest installment of “Coffee With Goldstar.” He’ll be chatting live from Mountain View, Calif., where his show is currently running.“Whether it’s on mobile or desktop, anyone with access to the internet can simply join in the fun and ask Hershey Felder anything they want,” says Goldstar CEO Jim McCarthy.The...

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TEDxBroadway Announces Additional Speakers for Fifth Annual Event

The organizers of the fifth annual TEDxBroadway announced additional speakers for the event being held on Monday, February 22, 2016 at New World Stages in New York City.The cornerstone question of the day at TEDxBroadway will be: “What is the BEST Broadway Can Be?” Newly announced speakers weighing in on the topic are:DJ Kurs, artistic director of Deaf West Theatre since 2012. Kurs shepherded the production of Spring Awakening from its beginnings in a 99-seat theater in Los Angeles...

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Broadway’s Telly Leung Is Inspired By

Over on the new Goldstar blog is a series of Q&As with inspiring, creative people. Check out their interview with Broadway star of Rent, Godspell and now Allegiance with George Takei, Telly Leung (aka Glee’s Dalton Academy Warbler, Wes) where he shares how live entertainment -- and Whitney Houston -- inspires him.Tell us about what you do. I’m an artist, Broadway and TV actor, singer and recording artist, performer, storyteller, producer and teacher. I know that’s a lots of titles,...

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Get to Know TEDxBroadway Speaker Jennifer Ashley Tepper

Editor's note: Before we once again ask, “What Is the Best Broadway Can Be?” on Monday, February 22, we’re asking our TEDxBroadway 2016 speakers to tell us a little more about themselves.Jennifer Ashley Tepper is the director of programming at Feinstein’s/54 Below, and the author of The Untold Stories of Broadway book series.As the leader of 54 Below's creative team, she's responsible for programming every show at the Broadway supper club and concert venue -- over 1,400 shows to date!Tepper was recently...

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Join Us! Live Video Chat With George Takei of Star Trek and Broadway’s Allegiance

On December 3 at 3:00pm, you can ask George Takei anything in the first "Coffee With Goldstar" live video chat. Click here to join the chat!And read more about Takei's new musical Allegiance below:Tony Award winner Lea Salonga (Miss Saigon, Aladdin, Mulan) makes her highly anticipated Broadway return alongside TV star and social media icon George Takei (Star Trek, Heroes) and Telly Leung (Godspell, Glee) in the new musical Allegiance. Inspired by Takei's true-life experience, Allegiance is the untold...

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Goldstar’s Thanksgiving Appeal Returns to Feed Those in Need

Goldstar has announced they’ll once again help put Thanksgiving dinner on the table for people in need through their 12th Annual Thanksgiving Appeal.Starting Saturday, November 21, Goldstar members will be able to easily make a donation to a local organization on the Goldstar site and iOS and Android apps. The money raised from these donations will then go to local food banks, homeless shelters and organizations that help feed those in need this Thanksgiving in more than 35 U.S....

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TEDxBroadway Sets 5th Annual Event: What Is the Best Broadway Can Be?

“What is the best Broadway can be?” This one central question, posed each year to academics, economists, entrepreneurs, scientists, theater professionals and a full house, will once again be the cornerstone of the one-day event when TEDxBroadway returns to New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) on Monday, February 22.“This will be our fifth TEDxBroadway,” says co-organizer Jim McCarthy, CEO of Goldstar. “We’ve had four years of sold-out events, repeating sponsors and dedicated speakers from a variety of fields,...

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Tribute Band Naming Contest: Win $200 in Goldstar Cash!

Nearvana. Fleetwood Mock. The Rolling Clones.Tribute band naming has become a pun-filled genre unto itself, celebrating funny -- and occasionally groan-worthy -- riffs on real bands and the titles to their biggest hits. (Just ask We Got the Meat, Portland’s all-male tribute to The Go-Go’s.)Now it’s your turn!On the Goldstar Facebook page, we’re holding a contest to find the funniest, cleverest name for a brand-new tribute band of your creation. The name with the most likes by next Friday,...

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Where Do Our Nation’s Toughest Live Entertainment Critics Live? Find Out!

With more than a million live event reviews on our site, we couldn’t help but wonder if certain cities might be tougher critics than others. But what we really wanted to know is: Which city is the toughest critic of them all?Before we reveal the hierarchy of harshness, here’s the science behind the list: We pulled together the lowest ratings (1 or 2 stars out of 5) from our 19 biggest cities and sorted the results from most to...

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