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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.
Review - The Elephant Man with Bradley Cooper...
Sure, he's good-looking. But can he act?
5 Tips for Attending a Broadway Show
Things to know to help you enjoy your night at the theater.
The Best Musicals of 2014
Which shows, on Broadway and beyond, were the best of 2014?
Top 5 Must See Broadway Musicals
When time is short in New York, these are the shows to see
10 Musicals That Changed Broadway
From Showboat to The Producers, Broadway was never the same after these shows
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
Disney’s Musicals on Broadway
Musicals continue Disney magic on stage
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.
Where to Find Discounts for Broadway Shows Online
Where to Find Discounts for Broadway Shows Online
Review - On the Town Revival on Broadway
The wondrous Barrington Stage production finds a Broadway berth
Are Musical Sequels Cursed?
Why has there never been a successful sequel to a Broadway musical?
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.
Discount Tickets Online
Find e-bargains to Broadway and off-Broadway shows.
Insider Secrets of the TKTS Booth
How to use TKTS - The discount ticket booth for Broadway and Off-Broadway shows
Breaking into Acting
What You Can Do Now to Get Started
New York Theater Discounts: Box Office Deals
Many Broadway theaters off tickets for less than $40 through lotteries, to students and for standing room.
5 Best Family-Friendly Broadway Shows
Look no further for a family-friendly trip for a Broadway-bound vacation with the kids!
Review Roundup - Broadway Plays - Fall 2014
Capsule reviews of Curious Incident, You Can't Take It With You, and It's Only a Play
10 Musicals That Changed Broadway
Milestone shows that altered the course of musical theater - for better or worse
Broadway on a Budget
Learn How to Get Rich Broadway Theatre Experiences on the Cheap
Musical Theater Terms You Probably Don't Know
Think you know a lot about musicals? Try these terms on for size
Top 5 Theater Superstitions
Theater may just be the most superstitious of professions.
5 Things to Know about Buying Theater Tickets
Tips for buying tickets to the theater
Attending a Broadway Show - Dos and Don'ts
Simple tips to improve your theater-going experience - and that of your neighbors
Peter Pan Live! - Seven Things You Need to Know
Essential facts about the upcoming live broadcast
Review - Side Show Revival on Broadway
After 16 years and a major overhaul, is Side Show any better?
Theater Etiquette 101 - 2014 Edition
Theater Etiquette 101: A not-so-polite guide to polite theater behavior
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.
Memory and the Actor's Mind
Experts on how actors memorize lines and help to do it better
Review Roundup - Off-Broadway Musicals - Fall...
Capsule reviews of Found, The Fortress of Solitude, and Bedbugs!!!
Review - The Last Ship with Music and Lyrics by...
Does Sting's Broadway bow hold water?
batten
: A batten is a heavy metal pipe of any length that holds lights, legs, flies, or drops. Battens can
Reviews - Show Boat, Allegro, and The Band Wagon
Capsule reviews of three musical revivals
Review - The Phantom of the Opera with Norm...
Review - The Phantom of the Opera with Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess
The Macy's Parade - Forgotten Gems and...
Do the Thanksgiving Day numbers represent the best of Broadway? Not necessarily
Where Are the Best Seats at the Theater?
Where Should I Sit? The best seats in the house often depend on the theater
The Best Shows for the Holidays
Lots of musical productions are competing for your holiday dollar. Which ones are worth it?
barndoors
: The term barndoors refers to the four metal flaps attached to a theatrical light unit in order to focus
Into the Woods: the Movie - Seven Things You...
What to expect from Disney's adaptation of the Sondheim classic
Review: Off-Broadway's 'ImaginOcean' Offers...
Review: Off-Broadway's 'ImaginOcean' is a delight for parents and children alike.
New York Theater Discounts: TKTS Booths
The TKTS booth, with three New York locations, offers steeply discounted tickets for Broadway and off-Broadway shows
Broadway Shows Opening April 2013
Broadway Shows Opening April 2013
What Actors Wish You Knew About Attending the...
A few simple rules for good theater hehavior
Why Do Broadway Shows Close?
Nothing lasts forever, especially on Broadway
REVIEW: 'War Horse,' Original Music from Tony...
War Horse, Original Music, Tony Award-winning Best Play
Landing Your First Role
Opportunities Are Out There for You to Get on Stage
REVIEW: In the Heights - Broadway Original Cast...
REVIEW: In the Heights - Broadway Original Cast Album Recording
Top 5 Valentine's Day Musicals
Five romantic musicals for Valentine's Day dates
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella ~ 2013...
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Top 10 TV Shows with Broadway Stars
Top 10 TV Shows with Broadway Stars
5 Cell Phone Rules for the Theater
There's more to cell phone etiquette than turning it off
Tony Awards 101
All you need to know to enjoy the Tony Awards
Theater Discounts: London
Online and Box Office Discounts for London Theaters
Broadway
: Broadway refers to the preeminent professional theatre productions in the Theatre District of New York
Gypsy
gypsy Theater.
Broadway Shows and Actors Shine at Golden Globe...
Golden Globe nominations have a Broadway feel for many shows and actors.
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.
Discount Ticket Buying Tips
Learn the tricks of the trade for getting Broadway bargain.
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1949 - 1959...
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1949 - 1959 Seasons
Can Sting Save The Last Ship?
The megastar hopes his presence will save the foundering musical
Great Songs Cut From Classic Musicals
Broadway songs that didn't make it to opening night
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
Review: Bonnie & Clyde Original Broadway Cast...
Review: Bonnie and Clyde Original Broadway Cast Album Recording CD
Broadway? Off-Broadway? What's the Difference?
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Tony Award for Best Costume Designer
Tony Award for Best Costume Designer
REVIEW: A Christmas Story the Musical -...
A Christmas Story World Premiere Recording Cast Album
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners for the...
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1992-1993 and 1993-1994 Seasons
Review: 'Mary Poppins: the Supercalifragilistic...
Mary Poppins the Supercalifragilistic Musical
Stephen Schwartz's Pippin ~ Broadway Revival 2013
Pippin by Stephen Schwartz, composer of Wicked
5 Myths About Musicals
Setting the record straight about musical-theater misconceptions
Current Broadway Musicals and Plays
Current Broadway Musicals and Plays
Tony Awards for Best Book of a Musical -...
Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical
Jesus Christ Superstar is Revived on Broadway...
Jesus Christ Superstar. Theater.
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
A Family-Friendly Guide to Broadway
A Family-Friendly Guide to Broadway - Summer 2014
The Phantom of the Opera ~ Broadway's Longest...
The Phantom of the Opera. Theater.
Top 5 Great Date Nights at the Theater
Five Broadway shows, many on tour now, that make a great night on the town
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
2013 Drama League Awards
2013 Drama League Awards for Broadway and Off-Broadway Theatre Productions
And the Tony Doesn’t Go to . . .
Some winning musicals are Tony Award losers
Review: Michael Feinstein - The Sinatra...
Michael Feinstein The Sinatra Project, Vol. II: The Good Life
Jekyll & Hyde the Musical
Jekyll & Hyde 2013 Broadway Revival
Student Rush, Ticket Lotteries, and Standing Room
You can find inexpensive tickets to Broadway shows if you're willing to wait. And wait
Newsies the Musical
Newsies the Musical on Broadway 2012
gypsy robe
gypsy robe opening night tradition
Bette Midler in 'I'll Eat You Last' ~ 2013...
Bette Midler in 'I'll Eat You Last' ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
REVIEW: Chaplin ~ Original Broadway Cast...
REVIEW: Chaplin ~ Original Broadway Cast Recording
Q&A with ‘The Passion of the...
Q&A with actor, director Brent Grosvenor on Christian theater. Page 2.
Kinky Boots ~ the New Musical by Harvey...
Kinky Boots ~ the New Musical by Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper
5 Classic Broadway Song Types
Great theater songs often fall into classic categories
Maintaining Motivation
Actors in long-running shows talk about keeping it fresh.
Motown: the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Motown: the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Broadway Theatres
Broadway Theatres. Theater.
Choosing a Show to See
On Broadway or Main Street, You Want to Choose the Right Show
Tony Awards for Best Actress in a Musical...
Tony Awards for Best Actress in a Musical
Upcoming Hollywood Stars on Broadway - Summer...
No longer a place for rising stars and has-beens, Broadway today regularly attracts A-list stars
REVIEW: Priscilla Queen of the Desert -...
REVIEW: Priscilla Queen of the Desert - Original Broadway Cast Album
Tony Awards for Best Director of a Musical...
Tony Awards for Best Director. Musicals & Theater.
What to See on Broadway Now - Summer 2014
What to See on Broadway Now - a highly opinionated guide - Summer 2014
Memphis - Tony Award-winning Broadway Musical
Memphis - Tony Award-winning Broadway Musical
Cabaret
: The word “cabaret” has different meanings within theatre, music, Broadway, and film. As a show, Cabaret
'Time Stands Still' on Broadway
'Time Stands Still' on Broadway. Theater.
Matilda the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Matilda the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
7 Unlikely Stars of Broadway Musicals
Anyone can star in a Broadway musical, right? Right?
End of the Rainbow ~ Original Broadway Production
End of the Rainbow ~ Original Broadway Production
'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
Broadway Shows Opening March 2013
Broadway Shows Opening March 2013
The Trip to Bountiful - 2013 Broadway Revival...
The Trip to Bountiful - 2013 Broadway Revival Production
Awards for Broadway, Off-Broadway, Cabaret, and...
Tony Award Winners & Other Awards for Broadway, Off-Broadway, Cabaret, and Special Events
CS
: "CS" is the abbreviation for "center stage" and refers to the middle plane of the stage, going from
Review: The Book of Mormon Broadway Original...
Review: The Book of Mormon Broadway Original Cast Album
Once the Musical, the Academy Award-winning...
Once the Musical, the Academy Award-winning Film Becomes a Broadway Musical
Peter and the Starcatcher, the new Broadway Play
Peter and the Starcatcher, the new Broadway Play
Broadway Cast Recordings You Should Buy Now
Some great recent cast-recording releases from the New York stage
Upcoming Movie Musicals - Summer 2014
Hollywood has a checkered history filming Broadway musicals. Will these movie musicals hit or miss?
all hands on deck
: "All hands on deck” is a phrase used by the Stage Manager, Technical Director, or Set Coordinator to
Audiences Give Gift to 'White Christmas'
A weekly summary of Broadway ticket sales
Jersey Boys ~ Broadway Production
Jersey Boys ~ Broadway Production
The Best Musicals for Halloween...Don't Exist
Why are there no good scary musicals?
Picnic ~ 2013 Broadway Revival
Picnic ~ 2013 Broadway Revival. Musicals & Theater.
curtain call
: A "curtain call" occurs at the end of a performance when the entire cast comes out onstage for the
2013 Tony Awards - Musical Categories
2013 Tony Awards in the Musical Categories
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
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1990-1991...
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1990-1991 and 1991-1992 Seasons
Pump Boys & Dinettes ~ 2013 Broadway Revival
Pump Boys & Dinettes ~ 2013 Broadway Revival
Murder Ballad ~ Sexy Off-Broadway Musical...
Murder Ballad ~ Steamy Off-Broadway Musical Production
Discount Definitions: What You Can Get at the...
From Student to Standing Room, Broadway Theaters Offer Many Discounts
Follies: The Greatest Musical Ever Created
The Broadway Production of Follies by James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim
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
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? ~ 50th...
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? ~ 50th Anniversary Broadway Revival Production
10 Tony Best Musicals - How Have They Performed?
How have the past 10 Tony Award Best Musical winners fared?
What Happens If I Miss the Show?
Couldn't make it to the theater? You may be in luck
10 Musicals That Won "Best Musical" By Default
A list of musicals that won the Tony Award for Best Musical in a weak field.
Dynamic Pricing for Broadway Tickets
Broadway producers are taking a tip from the airlines when it comes to variable pricing
REVIEW: Hair - Broadway Revival Cast Album
Hair, the American Tribal Love-Rock Musical 2009 Broadway Revival Cast Album Recording
backstage
: The backstage of a theatre consists of any part of the area just off the perimeter of the stage, including
Nicole Kidman Offers Audiences a 'Sweet Bird of...
Sweet Bird of youth starring Nicole Kidman in Broadway Revival 2011
Upcoming Musical Revivals on Broadway - Summer...
A preview of musical favorites scheduled to play Broadway this coming season
First Date - 2013 Broadway Premiere
First Date - 2013 Broadway Premiere
U
: "U" is the abbreviation for "up" and refers to the part of the stage furthest from the audience. Use
Big Fish - Chicago World Premiere Production
Big Fish - Chicago World Premiere Production
Review: 'Once the Musical' Original Broadway...
Once the Musical Tony Award-winning Best Musical
Discount Broadway Theater Clubs
Looking for theater tickets on the cheap? Join the club
Review: Patti LuPone - Far Away Places: Live at...
Patti LuPone - Far Away Places: Live at 54 BELOW, solo album CD
Defunct Tony Awards
Defunct Tony Awards: Conductor, Musical Director, Stage Technician, and Special Theatrical Event
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