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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.
5 Tips for Attending a Broadway Show
Things to know to help you enjoy your night at the theater.
10 Musicals That Changed Broadway
From Showboat to The Producers, Broadway was never the same after these shows
Attending a Broadway Show - Dos and Don'ts
Simple tips to improve your theater-going experience - and that of your neighbors
7 Unlikely Stars of Broadway Musicals
Anyone can star in a Broadway musical, right? Right?
Kinky Boots ~ the New Musical by Harvey...
Kinky Boots ~ the New Musical by Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper
Top 5 Must See Broadway Musicals
When time is short in New York, these are the shows to see
The Best Musicals for Halloween...Don't Exist
Why are there no good scary musicals?
Insider Secrets of the TKTS Booth
How to use TKTS - The discount ticket booth for Broadway and Off-Broadway shows
5 Best Broadway Plays
It’s a great year for Broadway plays. Here are 5 to see.
5 Best Family-Friendly Broadway Shows
Look no further for a family-friendly trip for a Broadway-bound vacation with the kids!
10 Musicals That Changed Broadway
Milestone shows that altered the course of musical theater - for better or worse
Flashdance the Musical ~ 2013 First National Tour
Flashdance - the Musical ~ 2013 First National Tour
raked stage
: A "raked stage" is a theatre stage floor angled from the edge of the stage, near the audience, up toward
5 Myths About Musicals
Setting the record straight about musical-theater misconceptions
Where to Find Discounts for Broadway Shows Online
Where to Find Discounts for Broadway Shows Online
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.
Disney’s Musicals on Broadway
Musicals continue Disney magic on stage
Discount Tickets Online
Find e-bargains to Broadway and off-Broadway shows.
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.
Musical Theater Terms You Probably Don't Know
Think you know a lot about musicals? Try these terms on for size
Theater Etiquette 101 - 2014 Edition
Theater Etiquette 101: A not-so-polite guide to polite theater behavior
Memory and the Actor's Mind
Experts on how actors memorize lines and help to do it better
5 Classic Broadway Song Types
Great theater songs often fall into classic categories
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.
What to See on Broadway Now - Summer 2014
What to See on Broadway Now - a highly opinionated guide - Summer 2014
Review - The Phantom of the Opera with Norm...
Review - The Phantom of the Opera with Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess
Top 10 TV Shows with Broadway Stars
Top 10 TV Shows with Broadway Stars
Review: Off-Broadway's 'ImaginOcean' Offers...
Review: Off-Broadway's 'ImaginOcean' is a delight for parents and children alike.
Why Do Broadway Shows Close?
Nothing lasts forever, especially on Broadway
New York Theater Discounts: Box Office Deals
Many Broadway theaters off tickets for less than $40 through lotteries, to students and for standing room.
Broadway on a Budget
Learn How to Get Rich Broadway Theatre Experiences on the Cheap
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
A Family-Friendly Guide to Broadway
A Family-Friendly Guide to Broadway - Summer 2014
What Actors Wish You Knew About Attending the...
A few simple rules for good theater hehavior
5 Things to Know about Buying Theater Tickets
Tips for buying tickets to the theater
5 Cell Phone Rules for the Theater
There's more to cell phone etiquette than turning it off
Theater Discounts: London
Online and Box Office Discounts for London Theaters
Student Rush, Ticket Lotteries, and Standing Room
You can find inexpensive tickets to Broadway shows if you're willing to wait. And wait
Tony Awards 101
All you need to know to enjoy the Tony Awards
7 Classic Musicals That Were Box-Office Flops
Porgy and Bess   is considered George and Ira Gershwin's theatrical masterpiece, to the point where the
Breaking into Acting
What You Can Do Now to Get Started
Maintaining Motivation
Actors in long-running shows talk about keeping it fresh.
Current Broadway Musicals and Plays
Current Broadway Musicals and Plays
New York Theater Discounts: TKTS Booths
The TKTS booth, with three New York locations, offers steeply discounted tickets for Broadway and off-Broadway shows
barndoors
: The term barndoors refers to the four metal flaps attached to a theatrical light unit in order to focus
Is It "Theater" or "Theatre"?
A definitive answer to the age-old question: theater or theatre?
Where Are the Best Seats at the Theater?
Where Should I Sit? The best seats in the house often depend on the theater
Broadway? Off-Broadway? What's the Difference?
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Discount Ticket Buying Tips
Learn the tricks of the trade for getting Broadway bargain.
What Happens If I Miss the Show?
Couldn't make it to the theater? You may be in luck
REVIEW: 'War Horse,' Original Music from Tony...
War Horse, Original Music, Tony Award-winning Best Play
Upcoming Broadway Musicals - Fall 2014
New Broadway musicals scheduled for the 2014-2015 season
REVIEW: Priscilla Queen of the Desert -...
REVIEW: Priscilla Queen of the Desert - Original Broadway Cast Album
Landing Your First Role
Opportunities Are Out There for You to Get on Stage
batten
: A batten is a heavy metal pipe of any length that holds lights, legs, flies, or drops. Battens can
Broadway
: Broadway refers to the preeminent professional theatre productions in the Theatre District of New York
Upcoming Hollywood Stars on Broadway - Summer...
No longer a place for rising stars and has-beens, Broadway today regularly attracts A-list stars
Review: 'Mary Poppins: the Supercalifragilistic...
Mary Poppins the Supercalifragilistic Musical
Broadway Theatres
Broadway Theatres. Theater.
Upcoming Movie Musicals - Summer 2014
Hollywood has a checkered history filming Broadway musicals. Will these movie musicals hit or miss?
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.
10 Musicals That Won "Best Musical" By Default
A list of musicals that won the Tony Award for Best Musical in a weak field.
REVIEW: A Christmas Story the Musical -...
A Christmas Story World Premiere Recording Cast Album
Discount Broadway Theater Clubs
Looking for theater tickets on the cheap? Join the club
Which Comes First: The Words or the Music?
It's an age-old question. Is there a definitive answer?
Questions to Ask as You Write Your Musical
Questions to Ask as You Write Your Musical: Lessons from The New York Musical Theatre Festival
10 Tony Best Musicals - How Have They Performed?
How have the past 10 Tony Award Best Musical winners fared?
Broadway Shows Opening April 2013
Broadway Shows Opening April 2013
Jesus Christ Superstar is Revived on Broadway...
Jesus Christ Superstar. Theater.
Jekyll & Hyde the Musical
Jekyll & Hyde 2013 Broadway Revival
Spotlight on Summer Theater - Outside NYC
You don't have to go to New York City to see great theater this summer. Here are some regional theater productions worth seeking out
Q&A with ‘The Passion of the...
Producer, director, writer, actor Brent Grosvenor on the state of Christian theater
Murder Ballad ~ Sexy Off-Broadway Musical...
Murder Ballad ~ Steamy Off-Broadway Musical Production
REVIEW: Hair - Broadway Revival Cast Album
Hair, the American Tribal Love-Rock Musical 2009 Broadway Revival Cast Album Recording
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
Upcoming Musical Revivals on Broadway - Summer...
A preview of musical favorites scheduled to play Broadway this coming season
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
Matilda the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Matilda the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Peter and the Starcatcher, the new Broadway Play
Peter and the Starcatcher, the new Broadway Play
Choosing a Show to See
On Broadway or Main Street, You Want to Choose the Right Show
The Book of Mormon
The Book of Mormon, Broadway Musical
Orphans - 2013 Broadway Premiere Production
Orphans - 2013 Broadway Premiere Production, Award-winning Play Makes Its Broadway Debut
Review: 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes' Cast Album...
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Encores! Production Cast Album
Broadway Cast Recordings You Should Buy Now
Some great recent cast-recording releases from the New York stage
Jersey Boys ~ Broadway Production
Jersey Boys ~ Broadway Production
Broadway National Tour Productions for 2013
Broadway National Tour Productions for 2013, The Shows Representing the Great White Way Across North America
The Tony Award for Best Actress in a Featured...
The Tony Award for Best Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Once the Musical, the Academy Award-winning...
Once the Musical, the Academy Award-winning Film Becomes a Broadway Musical
Rebecca the Musical
Rebecca the Musical, 2012 Broadway Production
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof ~ 2013 Broadway Revival...
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof ~ 2013 Broadway Revival Production
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella ~ 2013...
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
The 2014 Tony Awards: Who Won and Who Should...
The 2014 Tony Awards: Who Won and Who Should Have Won
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
Rock of Ages ~ Broadway's Best Party
Rock of Ages ~ Broadway's Best Party, The Hit Mock-Musical Continues to Wow Audiences and Rock Music Fans Alike
How to Read the Broadway Grosses
How can you tell if a Broadway show is actually making money? Read on, Macduff
REVIEW: Norbert Leo Butz's Memory and Mayhem:...
Review: Norbert Leo Butz's Memory and Mayhem: Live at 54 BELOW CD album
Broadway Shows and Actors Shine at Golden Globe...
Golden Globe nominations have a Broadway feel for many shows and actors.
Top 5 Valentine's Day Musicals
Five romantic musicals for Valentine's Day dates
Algonquin Hotel 'Promises, Promises' a Suite Stay
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'Gigi' Might Return to Broadway for 2013-2014...
Gigi, DVD © Gigi The Tony Award-winning show and Academy award-winning film, Gigi, is set to return to Broadway, as early as the 2013-2014 season. This new
Defunct Tony Awards
Defunct Tony Awards: Conductor, Musical Director, Stage Technician, and Special Theatrical Event
Review: Bonnie & Clyde Original Broadway Cast...
Review: Bonnie and Clyde Original Broadway Cast Album Recording CD
Awards for Broadway, Off-Broadway, Cabaret, and...
Tony Award Winners & Other Awards for Broadway, Off-Broadway, Cabaret, and Special Events
Review: The Book of Mormon Broadway Original...
Review: The Book of Mormon Broadway Original Cast Album
Bare - Off-Broadway Premiere Musical
Bare - Off-Broadway Premiere Musical
'Billy Elliot' Nabs Drama Desk Best Musical
Drama Desk announces winners for the 2009 awards
Review: Michael Feinstein - The Sinatra...
Michael Feinstein The Sinatra Project, Vol. II: The Good Life
First Date - 2013 Broadway Premiere
First Date - 2013 Broadway Premiere
gypsy robe
gypsy robe opening night tradition
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1980-1981...
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1970-1971 through 1979-1980 Seasons
The Performers ~ a New Broadway Romantic Comedy
The Performers ~ a New Broadway Romantic Comedy
The Phantom of the Opera ~ Broadway's Longest...
The Phantom of the Opera. Theater.
Review: 'Once the Musical' Original Broadway...
Once the Musical Tony Award-winning Best Musical
Patti LuPone Is 'The Lady with the Torch'
Patti LuPone 'The Lady with the Torch'
2013 Drama League Awards
2013 Drama League Awards for Broadway and Off-Broadway Theatre Productions
backstage
: The backstage of a theatre consists of any part of the area just off the perimeter of the stage, including
Gypsy of the Year
Gypsy of the Year. Theater.
Cabaret
: The word “cabaret” has different meanings within theatre, music, Broadway, and film. As a show, Cabaret
Big Fish - Chicago World Premiere Production
Big Fish - Chicago World Premiere Production
REVIEW: In the Heights - Broadway Original Cast...
REVIEW: In the Heights - Broadway Original Cast Album Recording
REVIEW: Chaplin ~ Original Broadway Cast...
REVIEW: Chaplin ~ Original Broadway Cast Recording
Stephen Schwartz's Pippin ~ Broadway Revival 2013
Pippin by Stephen Schwartz, composer of Wicked
Discount Theater Tickets Across the Country
Broadway New York Discount tickets regional theaters theatres America Performs Theater Mania Broadway Box broadwaybox sold out shows
'How to Succeed in Business Without Really...
'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying' starring Daniel Radcliffe
curtain call
: A "curtain call" occurs at the end of a performance when the entire cast comes out onstage for the
Top 5 Great Date Nights at the Theater
Five Broadway shows, many on tour now, that make a great night on the town
Review: Stephen Schwartz's 'Seance on a Wet...
Review: Stephen Schwartz's 'Seance on a Wet Afternoon'
Leap of Faith - A New Musical by Alan Menken...
Leap of Faith A New Musical by Alan Menken and Glenn Slater on Broadway in 2012
And the Tony Doesn’t Go to . . .
Some winning musicals are Tony Award losers
Review: Patti LuPone - Far Away Places: Live at...
Patti LuPone - Far Away Places: Live at 54 BELOW, solo album CD
2013 Tony Awards - Musical Categories
2013 Tony Awards in the Musical Categories
Tony Awards for Best Book of a Musical -...
Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical
Gypsy
gypsy Theater.
Discount Definitions: What You Can Get at the...
From Student to Standing Room, Broadway Theaters Offer Many Discounts
Broadway Shows Opening March 2013
Broadway Shows Opening March 2013
'Time Stands Still' on Broadway
'Time Stands Still' on Broadway. Theater.
Tony Award for Best Costume Designer
Tony Award for Best Costume Designer
List of Broadway Shows Performing in Wake of...
List of Broadway Shows That Are Performing Today, Wednesday, October 31st
Audiences Give Gift to 'White Christmas'
A weekly summary of Broadway ticket sales
Tony Awards for Best Director of a Musical...
Tony Awards for Best Director. Musicals & Theater.
Picnic ~ 2013 Broadway Revival
Picnic ~ 2013 Broadway Revival. Musicals & Theater.
'Death of a Salesman' Broadway Revival starring...
'Death of a Salesman' Broadway Revival starring Philip Seymour Hoffman
auxiliary mic
: An auxiliary mic is a microphone that is not directly in front of the actor or singer’s face. It can
REVIEW: Lysistrata Jones Original Broadway Cast...
Lysistrata Jones, Original Broadway Cast Album Recording
Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical
Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1990-1991...
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1990-1991 and 1991-1992 Seasons
Truman Capote’s 'Breakfast at Tiffany&#82...
Truman Capote’s 'Breakfast at Tiffany’s' - 2013 Broadway Premiere
2013 Tony Awards - Play Categories
2013 Tony Awards in the Play Categories
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