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8 Ways to Ring in the New Year Broadway-Style in NYC and Beyond

By   Posted 12.31.2017   Announcements, #NewYearsEve, #NYEBallDrop, #NYC

Concerts and performances in New York City and around the U.S. will help you welcome 2018 with theatrical flair.

NYE Ball Drop

Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball Drop (Photo by Courtesy, Countdown Entertainment)

Still looking for plans this New Year’s Eve? Playbill rounds up the theatrical events happening in New York and around the country, including one anybody can watch from the comfort of home! Get your belty high notes and jazz fingers ready, because these events will have you ringing in 2018 as only Broadway can.

Anywhere, USA
Bernstein On Broadway, with New York Philharmonic
New York Philharmonic’s annual New Year’s Eve concert is a NYC tradition. This year’s concert is celebrating the Broadway career of one of the Philharmonic’s former conductors, Leonard Bernstein, with a concert that also marks the beginnings of Bernstein’s centennial year. Selections from On the TownWest Side Story, and Wonderful Town will be sung by such Broadway stars as Sunday in the Park with George’s Annaleigh Ashford, Hamilton’s Christopher Jackson, Cinderella’s Laura Osnes, and Next to Normal’s Aaron Tveit.

Tickets are available at, but this one is available to those outside New York as well; PBS will broadcast the concert live on TV! Check your local listings at

Click here for the full article published on by Logan Culwell-Block on December 8, 2017.