BACKSTAGE: The Manhattan Center Blog

Luke Bryan and Halestorm Rock The Hammerstein Ballroom

Luke Bryan and Halestorm Rock The Hammerstein Ballroom

              Since 1906, The Hammerstein Ballroom at Manhattan Center has been New York’s musical mecca. Name a star, and at one point or another, his or her name has been up in lights at this iconic venue.  The tradition continued...

Live from New York — It’s Saturday Night with BYUtv!

Live from New York — It’s Saturday Night with BYUtv!

              New York City — For nearly ten years Brigham Young University has produced BYUtv’s Studio-C, the Internet’s favorite group of comedians. That’s what you’re called when you build up more than one million You Tube...

Let’s Talk Tesla. No, Not the Car.

Let’s Talk Tesla. No, Not the Car.

              Elon Musk gets all the credit for his cool electric car. But what’s really cool is the guy he named it for: Nikola Tesla. Born and raised in the Austrian Empire, Tesla invented alternating current, remote control,...

Who Should You Work With On Your Next Event?

Who Should You Work With On Your Next Event?

        Meet Tony Cimmino, Director of Events, Manhattan Center. Having worked at Manhattan Center for 22 years, Tony can tell you a story or three. One of his favorites involves a certain high-maintenance Diva from the pantheon of Rock & Roll....

A Look Back At What Makes Manhattan Center Great Today

A Look Back At What Makes Manhattan Center Great Today

          Way back in 1906 there was a rather ambitious fellow named Oscar Hammerstein I. Never to be as well known as his grandson, who, in tandem with Richard Rogers, created some of the greatest musicals of 1940’s and 50’s including Oklahoma!,...

Play NYC Signs Three-year Deal with Manhattan Center

Play NYC Signs Three-year Deal with Manhattan Center

        From developers, to players, to live eSports events, the world of gaming is a global growth phenomenon. To accommodate that growth now and into the future, Play NYC inked a three-year deal with New York’s premier event venue: The Manhattan...

Dick Wolf FBI Pilot Filmed at Manhattan Center

Dick Wolf FBI Pilot Filmed at Manhattan Center

  When you’re the guy responsible for the Law & Order and Chicago franchises, you know a thing or two about creating award-winning crime dramas. That guy, Dick Wolf, has brought his latest foray in the genre to Manhattan Center. More specifically, to Studio TV-1...

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