Articles in Journeys

Saying Goodbye to Lyric Soprano Barbara Cook

The Broadway community gathered together Monday night at the Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center to honor one of its own, Barbara Cook, who died on August 8, 2017.
“A Tribute to Barbara Cook” looked back at the star’s career that began in the golden age of Broadway musicals and was reborn in later years in concert halls and cabarets. Ms. Cook won a Tony Award in 1958 for her performance …

Review: ‘The Children’ at Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

Something is askew in the English seaside, a fact made immediately apparent by the off-kilter set of “The Children,” which transferred to the Manhattan Theatre Club from a successful run at the Royal Court Theater in London this month. It isn’t just the earthquake or the tsunami that follows, nor is it the shutdown of the nuclear reactor because the emergency generators will take over.
Alas, they are in the basement.
Perhaps …

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Lobby Bar – Santa’s Coming to Spy on You
Cost of friendship. With ten days to go until Santa comes to town, we present to you our Holiday Gift Guide: Diamond Edition, for those in your life with expensive taste (or taste buds).  We recommend you get your loved ones a few Bitcoin, guaranteed to add immaterial wealth and joy to their lives, at least until the cryptocurrency goes belly-up and …

2017 Frequent Business Traveler Holiday Gift Guide: Diamond Edition

It’s time to throw another log on the fire, sit back, and find the perfect gift for the diamond guest in your life. Finding it may present a challenge, but help is here in the form of the 2017 Frequent Business Traveler Holiday Gift Guide Diamond Edition.
From fine wine to imported chocolate to tools for a digital detox, we have all the bases covered. Here are our editors’ and staffers’ …

Five Holiday Travel Tips from Frequent Business Traveler Editorial Director Jonathan Spira and AmTrav President Craig Fichtelberg

When it comes to holiday travel, it pays to consult the experts.
Craig Fichtelberg is president of AmTrav, a travel and technology company that helps companies manage business travel. It built its own booking tool and its technology also powers CheapAir.com.
Our own expert, FBT Editorial Director Jonathan Spira, sat down with Craig to discuss holiday travel best practices and here’s what the two came back with.
1.) Use videoconferencing tools such as …

Why Travelers Need a Flu Shot Every Year

While the risk for exposure to influenza varies by region and time of year, everyone – but especially travelers – should be inoculated against the flu.
Even mild flu brings multiple symptoms including fever, cough, fatigue, headache, muscle aches and pains, a runny nose, and sore throat.
Since the influenza virus changes year by year means that the previous year’s vaccination is likely to no longer provide protection. Indeed, while the vaccine’s …

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Lobby Bar – Somewhere Over the Rainbow But Not in Kansas
It’s on us. It may seem like we go to the theater several hundred times per week, but we’ve narrowed down our list to the top six shows you should see on Broadway this holiday season. Of course, no list would be complete without our very own musical, “Midnight Keyboard,” starring the FBT editorial staff and which details the very …