Ariana Grande Cheers on Boyfriend Ethan Slater at NYC Shows

The air was filled with enchantment and romance as Ariana Grande, the world-renowned pop sensation, was spotted savouring an intimate performance by her beloved boyfriend, Ethan Slater. The occasion marked the kickoff of Slater’s highly anticipated weeklong residency at the iconic Café Carlyle in the heart of New York City, a venue steeped in rich cultural history and artistic expression.

According to an onlooker, Grande’s radiant presence and unwavering support for her partner were evident throughout the evening. With each song, she delighted in Slater’s performances, her laughter ringing out in response to his witty quips and her heartfelt cheers resonating after every musical number. Slater’s repertoire was a captivating blend of Broadway hits from beloved shows like ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ and ‘Pippin’, complemented by original compositions and soulful Bob Dylan covers.

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Paying homage to his theatrical roots, Slater treated the audience to two acoustic renditions from the acclaimed ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ musical, in which he starred during its Broadway run. Between songs, he alluded to the transformative journey he has embarked upon, referring to it as a ‘big year of change’. The onlooker was quick to commend Slater’s remarkable talent, describing him as “extremely talented” – a testament to his versatility and artistry.

As the evening progressed, a tender moment unfolded when Slater sang a line about being “Lucky to be in love,” stealing a fleeting glance towards Grande. The gesture, though brief, was imbued with affection and tenderness, capturing the essence of their profound connection. Grande, herself, radiated warmth and graciousness, exchanging smiles with those around her and savouring a delightful dinner in the company of a small group of friends.

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The intimate atmosphere of the Café Carlyle provided a serene ambience, where Grande could bask in the warmth of theatre enthusiasts without the intrusion of overzealous attention. The onlooker noted that Grande seamlessly blended into the crowd, even joining in the celebratory chorus as a dessert adorned with a glowing candle was presented to one of the patrons in honour of their birthday.

As the source affirmed, “Ariana is serious with Ethan,” and their commitment to supporting each other’s artistic endeavours is unwavering. Just as Grande was a fixture during Slater’s run in the Broadway musical “Spamalot,” Slater reciprocates by accompanying her to the theatre whenever her schedule permits, fostering a harmonious balance between their personal and professional lives.

-Sushmita Sarkar