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Musicals & Theater: Most Popular Articles

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Etiquette for a Broadway Show
For New Yorkers and tourists alike, seeing a Broadway show has its own rituals and requirements. Tips on attire, applause, minimum age of theatergoers, etc.
10 Musicals That Changed Broadway
From Showboat to The Producers, Broadway was never the same after these shows
Reviews - The Wild Party, Shows for Days, Bells...
Capsule reviews of three shows in and around New York
5 Tips for Attending a Broadway Show
Things to know to help you enjoy your night at the theater.
25 Things I've Learned From Musicals
Musical theater offers a surprising number of lessons learned
Top 5 Must See Broadway Musicals
When time is short in New York, these are the shows to see
Review: Liza Dazzles (With a 'Z')
Liza Minnelli Live in Concert at the Beau Rivage Casino's Beau Rivage Theatre in Biloxi, Mississippi on the Mississippi Gulf Coast by Trish Causey
Where to Find Discounts for Broadway Shows Online
Where to Find Discounts for Broadway Shows Online
The 50 Worst Musicals Ever
Not every show is a classic. Musicals & Theater.
Where Are the Best Seats at the Theater?
Where Should I Sit? The best seats in the house often depend on the theater
Review - Amazing Grace Musical on Broadway
How sweet the sound? Hardly. Musicals & Theater.
5 Best Family-Friendly Broadway Shows
Look no further for a family-friendly trip for a Broadway-bound vacation with the kids!
5 Best Broadway Plays
It’s a great year for Broadway plays. Here are 5 to see.
Audition Tips for the New Performer in Plays or...
Helpful tips on what audition and callback pieces to learn, what to wear, what to bring with you and how to follow up after your audition.
10 Musicals That Changed Broadway
Milestone shows that altered the course of musical theater - for better or worse
Insider Secrets of the TKTS Booth
How to use TKTS - The discount ticket booth for Broadway and Off-Broadway shows
The 50 Most Underrated Musicals
Even great shows can slip through the cracks
Where Broadway Stars Went to College
Where to get the training you need to shine on Broadway
Disney’s Musicals on Broadway
Musicals continue Disney magic on stage
The 100 Best Musicals of All Time
Did your favorite make the list?
Before You Buy Discount Broadway Tickets
Buying online before you sojourn to the Big Apple can save you hundreds of dollars, or even a couple thousand dollars if you have a family of four.
Attending a Broadway Show - Dos and Don'ts
Simple tips to improve your theater-going experience - and that of your neighbors
Landing Your First Role
Opportunities Are Out There for You to Get on Stage
Who Does What? - Understudy, Swing, Standby
When a performer is out, who takes whose place?
Discount Tickets Online
Find e-bargains to Broadway and off-Broadway shows.
raked stage
: A "raked stage" is a theatre stage floor angled from the edge of the stage, near the audience, up toward
Review - The King and I on Broadway
This sumptuous revival is almost flawless. Almost
Don't Charge Your Cellphone on the Set
And other things that apparently need spelling out
Broadway on a Budget
Learn How to Get Rich Broadway Theatre Experiences on the Cheap
The Best Musicals of 2014
Which shows, on Broadway and beyond, were the best of 2014?
Upcoming Musicals - Broadway and Off-Broadway
Upcoming Musicals - Broadway and Off-Broadway
How Do Musicals Get to Broadway?
How did your favorite show get to Broadway? Chances are, it was a long, long road
The Worst Musicals of 2014
Hey, you gotta take the bad with the good, right?
5 Classic Broadway Song Types
Great theater songs often fall into classic categories
Memory and the Actor's Mind
Experts on how actors memorize lines and help to do it better
5 Cell Phone Rules for the Theater
There's more to cell phone etiquette than turning it off
What to Do When the Star Is Out
What happens when the performer you came to see is not to be seen?
Breaking into Acting
What You Can Do Now to Get Started
A Family-Friendly Guide to Broadway - Summer 2015
Our annual guide to family fun in New York theater
Review - Little Shop of Horrors with Jake...
Sure, he's a superstar. But can he sing?
Review - Ever After Musical at the Paper Mill...
This long-developing musical seems almost ready for prime time.
5 Things to Know about Buying Theater Tickets
Tips for buying tickets to the theater
Must Musicals Be True to Their Sources?
Some of the best shows of all time went rogue
Review - The Phantom of the Opera with Norm...
Review - The Phantom of the Opera with Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess
Why Do Broadway Shows Close?
Nothing lasts forever, especially on Broadway
The 2015 Tony Awards - The Broadcast
Where's Neal Patrick Harris when we need him?
How to Read the Broadway Grosses
How can you tell if a Broadway show is actually making money? Read on, Macduff
Reviews - A New Brain, Preludes, and Significan...
Capsule reviews of three recent Off-Broadway productions
Review: ‘La Cage’ Smashes Previous...
The rousing Broadway revival of La Cage aux Folles starring Kelsey Grammer and Douglas Hodge will shatter your expectations of revivals -- and triple-threat drag queens.
The 50 Most Overrated Musicals
Some musicals don't deserve the hype
Current Broadway Musicals and Plays
Current Broadway Musicals and Plays
Review - An Act of God with Jim Parsons on...
The beloved TV performer takes on the Almighty Himself
Theater Etiquette 101
A not-so-polite guide to polite theater behavior
Reviews - Fun Home, The Visit, and It Shoulda...
Capsule reviews of three new Broadway musicals
7 Mistakes No Theater Fan Should Make
7 Mistakes No Theater Fan Should Make: Tips for how to avoid embarrassment with your fellow theater fans
Review - Doctor Zhivago Musical on Broadway
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Review - Finding Neverland on Broadway
Even after significant changes, Neverland fails to soar
5 Myths About Musicals
Setting the record straight about musical-theater misconceptions
And the Tony Doesn’t Go to . . .
Some winning musicals are Tony Award losers
New York Theater Discounts: Box Office Deals
Many Broadway theaters off tickets for less than $40 through lotteries, to students and for standing room.
Student Rush, Ticket Lotteries, and Standing Room
You can find inexpensive tickets to Broadway shows if you're willing to wait. And wait
Review - The New Musical Hamilton Off-Broadway
Is Hamilton really as good as everyone says?
Musical Theater Terms You Probably Don't Know
Think you know a lot about musicals? Try these terms on for size
What to See on Broadway Now - Summer 2014
What to See on Broadway Now - a highly opinionated guide - Summer 2014
Top 10 TV Shows with Broadway Stars
Top 10 TV Shows with Broadway Stars
10 Great Tony Awards Performances
The best Tony moments are actual full-length numbers
10 Great Tony Numbers From Not-So-Great Musicals
Even middling shows can shine on Tony night
Top 5 Broadway Shows for Valentine's Day
Looking for the right show for date night?
Review - Something Rotten on Broadway
Maybe they shouldn't have canceled the out-of-town tryout
New York Theater Discounts: TKTS Booths
The TKTS booth, with three New York locations, offers steeply discounted tickets for Broadway and off-Broadway shows
Review - Side Show Revival on Broadway
After 16 years and a major overhaul, is Side Show any better?
A Family-Friendly Guide to Broadway
A Family-Friendly Guide to Broadway - Summer 2014
Discount Ticket Buying Tips
Learn the tricks of the trade for getting Broadway bargain.
gypsy robe
gypsy robe opening night tradition
Dynamic Pricing for Broadway Tickets
Broadway producers are taking a tip from the airlines when it comes to variable pricing
Review - The Elephant Man with Bradley Cooper...
Sure, he's good-looking. But can he act?
10 Musicals That Didn't Deserve Best Musical
In celebration of the 2014 Tony Awards, here's a snarky little reminder that the shows that win the coveted
Review - Hand to God on Broadway
The most shocking and hilarious play in years
Reviews - The Book of Mormon, Matilda, and Wicked
Revisiting Broadway's biggest hits
Tony Awards 101
All you need to know to enjoy the Tony Awards
Broadway Cast Recordings You Should Buy Now
Some great recent cast-recording releases from the New York stage
Broadway CDs You Should Buy - Winter 2015
A roundup of recent musical-theater-related music releases
Upcoming Broadway Musicals - Fall 2014
New Broadway musicals scheduled for the 2014-2015 season
Tony Awards for Best Actress in a Musical...
Tony Awards for Best Actress in a Musical
Top 5 Valentine's Day Musicals
Five romantic musicals for Valentine's Day dates
Choosing a Hotel or Restaurant Near Broadway
Useful Tips on How to Choose a Hotel and Nearby Restaurant Options in the Broadway Theatre District in New York City. Page 2.
First Date - 2013 Broadway Premiere
First Date - 2013 Broadway Premiere
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1990-1991...
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1990-1991 and 1991-1992 Seasons
What Actors Wish You Knew About Attending the...
A few simple rules for good theater hehavior
What Happens If I Miss the Show?
Couldn't make it to the theater? You may be in luck
REVIEW: Chaplin ~ Original Broadway Cast...
REVIEW: Chaplin ~ Original Broadway Cast Recording
The Phantom of the Opera ~ Broadway's Longest...
The Phantom of the Opera. Musicals & Theater.
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners for the...
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1992-1993 and 1993-1994 Seasons
Review - The Merry Widow at the Metropolitan...
Do Kelli O'Hara and Susan Stroman make magic at the Met?
Critics: Who Needs 'Em?
Why can't we all just get along?
Musical Revivals on Broadway This Spring
Broadway serves up some old favorites
The 2015 Tony Awards - The Winners
Who won? Who should have won? Musicals & Theater.
Gypsy
gypsy Musicals & Theater.
REVIEW: A Christmas Story the Musical -...
A Christmas Story World Premiere Recording Cast Album
Are Musical Sequels Cursed?
Why has there never been a successful sequel to a Broadway musical?
Is It "Theater" or "Theatre"?
A definitive answer to the age-old question: theater or theatre?
Top 5 Theater Superstitions
Theater may just be the most superstitious of professions.
Theater Discounts: London
Online and Box Office Discounts for London Theaters
Review: Off-Broadway's 'ImaginOcean' Offers...
Review: Off-Broadway's 'ImaginOcean' is a delight for parents and children alike.
7 Things Broadway Producers Won't Tell You
Even theater has its dirty little secrets
Big Fish - Chicago World Premiere Production
Big Fish - Chicago World Premiere Production
The Worst Times to Attend a Broadway Show
Looking for Broadway bargains? You'd better bundle up
Murder Ballad ~ Sexy Off-Broadway Musical...
Murder Ballad ~ Steamy Off-Broadway Musical Production
Awards for Broadway, Off-Broadway, Cabaret, and...
Tony Award Winners & Other Awards for Broadway, Off-Broadway, Cabaret, and Special Events
The 2014 Tony Awards: Who Won and Who Should...
The 2014 Tony Awards: Who Won and Who Should Have Won
Choosing a Show to See
On Broadway or Main Street, You Want to Choose the Right Show
Upcoming Hollywood Stars on Broadway - Summer...
No longer a place for rising stars and has-beens, Broadway today regularly attracts A-list stars
Which Comes First: The Words or the Music?
It's an age-old question. Is there a definitive answer?
The Nance - Original Broadway Production
The Nance - Original Broadway Production
Review Roundup - Broadway Plays - Fall 2014
Capsule reviews of Curious Incident, You Can't Take It With You, and It's Only a Play
Upcoming Musical Revivals on Broadway - Summer...
A preview of musical favorites scheduled to play Broadway this coming season
Follies: The Greatest Musical Ever Created
The Broadway Production of Follies by James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim
REVIEW: Priscilla Queen of the Desert -...
REVIEW: Priscilla Queen of the Desert - Original Broadway Cast Album
"Stunt Casting" Versus "Star Casting"
Are celebrities good for Broadway shows?
REVIEW: In the Heights - Broadway Original Cast...
REVIEW: In the Heights - Broadway Original Cast Album Recording
Questions to Ask as You Write Your Musical
Questions to Ask as You Write Your Musical: Lessons from The New York Musical Theatre Festival
Tony Awards for Best Book of a Musical -...
Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical
Tony Awards for Best Revival of a Play
Tony Awards for Best Revival of a Play
Stephen Schwartz's Pippin ~ Broadway Revival 2013
Pippin by Stephen Schwartz, composer of Wicked
Nice Work If You Can Get It - A New Musical of...
Nice Work If You Can Get It - A New Musical by the Gershwins Directed and Choreographed by Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall and starring Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and Kelli O'Hara
Review - The Audience with Helen Mirren on...
Does Dame Helen transcend this middling play?
Movie Review - The Last Five Years
Does this fan favorite sing on screen?
Defunct Tony Awards
Defunct Tony Awards: Conductor, Musical Director, Stage Technician, and Special Theatrical Event
Review: The Book of Mormon Broadway Original...
Review: The Book of Mormon Broadway Original Cast Album
Peter and the Starcatcher, the new Broadway Play
Peter and the Starcatcher, the new Broadway Play
Review - The Fiasco Theater's Into the Woods
Did we really need another Into the Woods?
Review - An American in Paris on Broadway
The stage version retains little of the movie's charm
Review - On the Town Revival on Broadway
The wondrous Barrington Stage production finds a Broadway berth
Q&A with ‘The Passion of the...
Producer, director, writer, actor Brent Grosvenor on the state of Christian theater
Broadway? Off-Broadway? What's the Difference?
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2013 Tony Awards - Play Categories
2013 Tony Awards in the Play Categories
REVIEW: 'War Horse,' Original Music from Tony...
War Horse, Original Music, Tony Award-winning Best Play
'Billy Elliot' Nabs Drama Desk Best Musical
Drama Desk announces winners for the 2009 awards
Other Desert Cities - Original Broadway...
Other Desert Cities Original Broadway Production
Review - On the 20th Century on Broadway
An underrated gem makes a welcome Broadway return
Memphis - Tony Award-winning Broadway Musical
Memphis - Tony Award-winning Broadway Musical
Manilow on Broadway ~ 2013 Broadway Limited...
Barry Manilow returns to the Great White Way with a New Show of Old Favorites
Review - Honeymoon in Vegas on Broadway
Is the new Jason Robert Brown musical worth the trip?
batten
: A batten is a heavy metal pipe of any length that holds lights, legs, flies, or drops. Battens can
The Tony Award for Best Actress in a Featured...
The Tony Award for Best Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1960-1961...
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1960-1961 through 1969-1970 Seasons
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1949 - 1959...
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1949 - 1959 Seasons
Review: 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes' Cast Album...
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Encores! Production Cast Album
Reviews - Brooklynite, The Lion, and Nevermore
Reviews - Brooklynite, The Lion, and Nevermore

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