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Musicals & Theater: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
The 50 Most Underrated Musicals
Even great shows can slip through the cracks
The 50 Worst Musicals Ever
Not every show is a classic. Musicals & Theater.
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.
7 Things Broadway Producers Won't Tell You
Even theater has its dirty little secrets
10 Musicals That Changed Broadway
From Showboat to The Producers, Broadway was never the same after these shows
5 Tips for Attending a Broadway Show
Things to know to help you enjoy your night at the theater.
Top 5 Must See Broadway Musicals
When time is short in New York, these are the shows to see
The 100 Best Musicals of All Time
Did your favorite make the list?
Reviews - Brooklynite, The Lion, and Nevermore
Reviews - Brooklynite, The Lion, and Nevermore
Broadway Shows Opening April 2013
Broadway Shows Opening April 2013
5 Best Broadway Plays
It’s a great year for Broadway plays. Here are 5 to see.
raked stage
: A "raked stage" is a theatre stage floor angled from the edge of the stage, near the audience, up toward
Where to Find Discounts for Broadway Shows Online
Where to Find Discounts for Broadway Shows Online
Review - The Audience with Helen Mirren on...
Does Dame Helen transcend this middling play?
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.
5 Best Family-Friendly Broadway Shows
Look no further for a family-friendly trip for a Broadway-bound vacation with the kids!
Insider Secrets of the TKTS Booth
How to use TKTS - The discount ticket booth for Broadway and Off-Broadway shows
Disney’s Musicals on Broadway
Musicals continue Disney magic on stage
Attending a Broadway Show - Dos and Don'ts
Simple tips to improve your theater-going experience - and that of your neighbors
New Musicals on Broadway This Spring
A bumper crop of new musicals are heading to Broadway this season
The Best Musicals of 2014
Which shows, on Broadway and beyond, were the best of 2014?
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.
The Worst Musicals of 2014
Hey, you gotta take the bad with the good, right?
Where Are the Best Seats at the Theater?
Where Should I Sit? The best seats in the house often depend on the theater
Top 5 Theater Superstitions
Theater may just be the most superstitious of professions.
Theater Etiquette 101 - 2014 Edition
Theater Etiquette 101: A not-so-polite guide to polite theater behavior
Landing Your First Role
Opportunities Are Out There for You to Get on Stage
Where Broadway Stars Went to College
Where to get the training you need to shine on Broadway
Review - Side Show Revival on Broadway
After 16 years and a major overhaul, is Side Show any better?
Q&A with ‘The Passion of the...
Producer, director, writer, actor Brent Grosvenor on the state of Christian theater
How Do Musicals Get to Broadway?
How did your favorite show get to Broadway? Chances are, it was a long, long road
10 Musicals That Changed Broadway
Milestone shows that altered the course of musical theater - for better or worse
Memory and the Actor's Mind
Experts on how actors memorize lines and help to do it better
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
5 Cell Phone Rules for the Theater
There's more to cell phone etiquette than turning it off
Critics: Who Needs 'Em?
Why can't we all just get along?
REVIEW: Hair - Broadway Revival Cast Album
Hair, the American Tribal Love-Rock Musical 2009 Broadway Revival Cast Album Recording
Review - The Elephant Man with Bradley Cooper...
Sure, he's good-looking. But can he act?
Broadway CDs You Should Buy - Winter 2015
A roundup of recent musical-theater-related music releases
Broadway on a Budget
Learn How to Get Rich Broadway Theatre Experiences on the Cheap
Review - On the Town Revival on Broadway
The wondrous Barrington Stage production finds a Broadway berth
Breaking into Acting
What You Can Do Now to Get Started
Review - The Phantom of the Opera with Norm...
Review - The Phantom of the Opera with Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess
Tony Awards 101
All you need to know to enjoy the Tony Awards
barndoors
: The term barndoors refers to the four metal flaps attached to a theatrical light unit in order to focus
Review - The New Musical Hamilton Off-Broadway
Is Hamilton really as good as everyone says?
"Stunt Casting" Versus "Star Casting"
Are celebrities good for Broadway shows?
Reviews - The Book of Mormon, Matilda, and Wicked
Revisiting Broadway's biggest hits
Revisit - Gentleman's Guide on Broadway
What do you do when you miss one show? You see another
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
How to Read the Broadway Grosses
How can you tell if a Broadway show is actually making money? Read on, Macduff
Student Rush, Ticket Lotteries, and Standing Room
You can find inexpensive tickets to Broadway shows if you're willing to wait. And wait
Why Do Broadway Shows Close?
Nothing lasts forever, especially on Broadway
Musical Revivals on Broadway This Spring
Broadway serves up some old favorites
And the Tony Doesn’t Go to . . .
Some winning musicals are Tony Award losers
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
Top 5 Broadway Shows for Valentine's Day
Looking for the right show for date night?
Top 10 TV Shows with Broadway Stars
Top 10 TV Shows with Broadway Stars
REVIEW: 'War Horse,' Original Music from Tony...
War Horse, Original Music, Tony Award-winning Best Play
batten
: A batten is a heavy metal pipe of any length that holds lights, legs, flies, or drops. Battens can
Discount Ticket Buying Tips
Learn the tricks of the trade for getting Broadway bargain.
Current Broadway Musicals and Plays
Current Broadway Musicals and Plays
5 Classic Broadway Song Types
Great theater songs often fall into classic categories
Broadway? Off-Broadway? What's the Difference?
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Review: Bonnie & Clyde Original Broadway Cast...
Review: Bonnie and Clyde Original Broadway Cast Album Recording CD
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.
Review: The Book of Mormon Broadway Original...
Review: The Book of Mormon Broadway Original Cast Album
Reviews - Show Boat, Allegro, and The Band Wagon
Capsule reviews of three musical revivals
Review Roundup - Broadway Plays - Fall 2014
Capsule reviews of Curious Incident, You Can't Take It With You, and It's Only a Play
Musical Theater Terms You Probably Don't Know
Think you know a lot about musicals? Try these terms on for size
Broadway Cast Recordings You Should Buy Now
Some great recent cast-recording releases from the New York stage
Review: Off-Broadway's 'ImaginOcean' Offers...
Review: Off-Broadway's 'ImaginOcean' is a delight for parents and children alike.
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.
Tony Awards for Best Director of a Musical...
Tony Awards for Best Director. Musicals & Theater.
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
Broadway
: Broadway refers to the preeminent professional theatre productions in the Theatre District of New York
Gypsy
gypsy Theater.
10 Musicals That Won "Best Musical" By Default
A list of musicals that won the Tony Award for Best Musical in a weak field.
Tony Award for Best Director of a Play
Tony Award for Best Director of a Play
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella ~ 2013...
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
New York Theater Discounts: Box Office Deals
Many Broadway theaters off tickets for less than $40 through lotteries, to students and for standing room.
10 Tony Best Musicals - How Have They Performed?
How have the past 10 Tony Award Best Musical winners fared?
Jersey Boys ~ Broadway Production
Jersey Boys ~ Broadway Production
REVIEW: In the Heights - Broadway Original Cast...
REVIEW: In the Heights - Broadway Original Cast Album Recording
Review - The Fiasco Theater's Into the Woods
Did we really need another Into the Woods?
Broadway Shows Opening March 2013
Broadway Shows Opening March 2013
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
Kinky Boots ~ the New Musical by Harvey...
Kinky Boots ~ the New Musical by Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper
5 Myths About Musicals
Setting the record straight about musical-theater misconceptions
Newsies the Musical
Newsies the Musical on Broadway 2012
Maintaining Motivation
Actors in long-running shows talk about keeping it fresh.
REVIEW: Norbert Leo Butz's Memory and Mayhem:...
Review: Norbert Leo Butz's Memory and Mayhem: Live at 54 BELOW CD album
The Trip to Bountiful - 2013 Broadway Revival...
The Trip to Bountiful - 2013 Broadway Revival Production
Upcoming Musical Revivals on Broadway - Summer...
A preview of musical favorites scheduled to play Broadway this coming season
Dynamic Pricing for Broadway Tickets
Broadway producers are taking a tip from the airlines when it comes to variable pricing
Upcoming Broadway Musicals - Fall 2014
New Broadway musicals scheduled for the 2014-2015 season
Tony Award for Best Costume Designer
Tony Award for Best Costume Designer
REVIEW: Priscilla Queen of the Desert -...
REVIEW: Priscilla Queen of the Desert - Original Broadway Cast Album
Top 5 Great Date Nights at the Theater
Five Broadway shows, many on tour now, that make a great night on the town
Review - Honeymoon in Vegas on Broadway
Is the new Jason Robert Brown musical worth the trip?
Is It "Theater" or "Theatre"?
A definitive answer to the age-old question: theater or theatre?
Jesus Christ Superstar is Revived on Broadway...
Jesus Christ Superstar. Theater.
Review: 'Mary Poppins: the Supercalifragilistic...
Mary Poppins the Supercalifragilistic Musical
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1949 - 1959...
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1949 - 1959 Seasons
The Phantom of the Opera ~ Broadway's Longest...
The Phantom of the Opera. Theater.
A Family-Friendly Guide to Broadway
A Family-Friendly Guide to Broadway - Summer 2014
A Tony for Teachers
Is your high-school theater teacher worthy of a Tony?
Audiences Give Gift to 'White Christmas'
A weekly summary of Broadway ticket sales
Review: Michael Feinstein - The Sinatra...
Michael Feinstein The Sinatra Project, Vol. II: The Good Life
Murder Ballad ~ Sexy Off-Broadway Musical...
Murder Ballad ~ Steamy Off-Broadway Musical Production
Can Sting Save The Last Ship?
The megastar hopes his presence will save the foundering musical
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
Peter and the Starcatcher, the new Broadway Play
Peter and the Starcatcher, the new Broadway Play
Discount Tickets Online
Find e-bargains to Broadway and off-Broadway shows.
REVIEW: A Christmas Story the Musical -...
A Christmas Story World Premiere Recording Cast Album
Jekyll & Hyde the Musical
Jekyll & Hyde 2013 Broadway Revival
Tony Awards for Best Score
Tony Awards for Best Score. Theater.
New York Theater Discounts: TKTS Booths
The TKTS booth, with three New York locations, offers steeply discounted tickets for Broadway and off-Broadway shows
Follies: The Greatest Musical Ever Created
The Broadway Production of Follies by James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim
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
What Happens If I Miss the Show?
Couldn't make it to the theater? You may be in luck
Movie Review - The Last Five Years
Does this fan favorite sing on screen?
Choosing a Show to See
On Broadway or Main Street, You Want to Choose the Right Show
Tom Hanks' is a 'Lucky Guy' ~ 2013 Broadway...
Tom Hanks' is a 'Lucky Guy' ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
The Worst Times to Attend a Broadway Show
Looking for Broadway bargains? You'd better bundle up
Broadway Theatres
Broadway Theatres. Theater.
Into the Woods: the Movie - Seven Things You...
What to expect from Disney's adaptation of the Sondheim classic
Memphis - Tony Award-winning Broadway Musical
Memphis - Tony Award-winning Broadway Musical
Motown: the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Motown: the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Review: 'Once the Musical' Original Broadway...
Once the Musical Tony Award-winning Best Musical
Tony Awards for Best Book of a Musical -...
Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical
The 2014 Tony Awards: Who Won and Who Should...
The 2014 Tony Awards: Who Won and Who Should Have Won
Defunct Tony Awards
Defunct Tony Awards: Conductor, Musical Director, Stage Technician, and Special Theatrical Event
Review - The Merry Widow at the Metropolitan...
Do Kelli O'Hara and Susan Stroman make magic at the Met?
Patti LuPone Is 'The Lady with the Torch'
Patti LuPone 'The Lady with the Torch'
Musical Stars We Lost in 2014
A look back on those who left us this past year
'One Man, Two Guvnors' on Broadway
One Man, Two Guvnors on Broadway
What to See on Broadway Now - Summer 2014
What to See on Broadway Now - a highly opinionated guide - Summer 2014
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1990-1991...
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1990-1991 and 1991-1992 Seasons
Peter and the Starcatcher ~ Off-Broadway...
Peter and the Starcatcher Off-Broadway 2013
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
Peter Pan Live! - Seven Things You Need to Know
Essential facts about the upcoming live broadcast
Ghost the Musical
Ghost the Musical from the West End to Broadway 2012
Flashdance the Musical ~ 2013 First National Tour
Flashdance - the Musical ~ 2013 First National Tour
Matilda the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Matilda the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Pump Boys & Dinettes ~ 2013 Broadway Revival
Pump Boys & Dinettes ~ 2013 Broadway Revival
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1970-1971...
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1970-1971 through 1979-1980 Seasons
Awards for Broadway, Off-Broadway, Cabaret, and...
Tony Award Winners & Other Awards for Broadway, Off-Broadway, Cabaret, and Special Events

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