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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
5 Tips for Attending a Broadway Show
Things to know to help you enjoy your night at the theater.
Kinky Boots ~ the New Musical by Harvey...
Kinky Boots ~ the New Musical by Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper
Attending a Broadway Show - Dos and Don'ts
Simple tips to improve your theater-going experience - and that of your neighbors
Insider Secrets of the TKTS Booth
How to use TKTS - The discount ticket booth for Broadway and Off-Broadway shows
Musical Theater Terms You Probably Don't Know
Think you know a lot about musicals? Try these terms on for size
Top 5 Must See Broadway Musicals
When time is short in New York, these are the shows to see
5 Best Broadway Plays
It’s a great year for Broadway plays. Here are 5 to see.
7 Unlikely Stars of Broadway Musicals
Anyone can star in a Broadway musical, right? Right?
5 Myths About Musicals
Setting the record straight about musical-theater misconceptions
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
raked stage
: A "raked stage" is a theatre stage floor angled from the edge of the stage, near the audience, up toward
Flashdance the Musical ~ 2013 First National Tour
Flashdance - the Musical ~ 2013 First National Tour
Where to Find Discounts for Broadway Shows Online
Where to Find Discounts for Broadway Shows Online
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.
Discount Tickets Online
Find e-bargains to Broadway and off-Broadway shows.
Theater Etiquette 101 - 2014 Edition
Theater Etiquette 101: A not-so-polite guide to polite theater behavior
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 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
Review - The Phantom of the Opera with Norm...
Review - The Phantom of the Opera with Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess
What to See on Broadway Now - Summer 2014
What to See on Broadway Now - a highly opinionated guide - Summer 2014
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.
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: Off-Broadway's 'ImaginOcean' Offers...
Review: Off-Broadway's 'ImaginOcean' is a delight for parents and children alike.
5 Things to Know about Buying Theater Tickets
Tips for buying tickets to the 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
Upcoming Broadway Musicals - Fall 2014
New Broadway musicals scheduled for the 2014-2015 season
A Family-Friendly Guide to Broadway
A Family-Friendly Guide to Broadway - Summer 2014
Top 10 TV Shows with Broadway Stars
Top 10 TV Shows with Broadway Stars
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
Student Rush, Ticket Lotteries, and Standing Room
You can find inexpensive tickets to Broadway shows if you're willing to wait. And wait
Where Are the Best Seats at the Theater?
Where Should I Sit? The best seats in the house often depend on the theater
Breaking into Acting
What You Can Do Now to Get Started
5 Cell Phone Rules for the Theater
There's more to cell phone etiquette than turning it off
New York Theater Discounts: TKTS Booths
The TKTS booth, with three New York locations, offers steeply discounted tickets for Broadway and off-Broadway shows
What Actors Wish You Knew About Attending the...
A few simple rules for good theater hehavior
Broadway on a Budget
Learn How to Get Rich Broadway Theatre Experiences on the Cheap
Current Broadway Musicals and Plays
Current Broadway Musicals and Plays
REVIEW: 'War Horse,' Original Music from Tony...
War Horse, Original Music, Tony Award-winning Best Play
Broadway? Off-Broadway? What's the Difference?
class="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >The word "Broadway"
barndoors
: The term barndoors refers to the four metal flaps attached to a theatrical light unit in order to focus
Theater Discounts: London
Online and Box Office Discounts for London Theaters
Tony Awards 101
All you need to know to enjoy the Tony Awards
Upcoming Musical Revivals on Broadway - Summer...
A preview of musical favorites scheduled to play Broadway this coming season
What Happens If I Miss the Show?
Couldn't make it to the theater? You may be in luck
Is It "Theater" or "Theatre"?
A definitive answer to the age-old question: theater or theatre?
Maintaining Motivation
Actors in long-running shows talk about keeping it fresh.
REVIEW: Priscilla Queen of the Desert -...
REVIEW: Priscilla Queen of the Desert - Original Broadway Cast Album
Discount Ticket Buying Tips
Learn the tricks of the trade for getting Broadway bargain.
Which Comes First: The Words or the Music?
It's an age-old question. Is there a definitive answer?
10 Musicals That Won "Best Musical" By Default
A list of musicals that won the Tony Award for Best Musical in a weak field.
Broadway
: Broadway refers to the preeminent professional theatre productions in the Theatre District of New York
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof ~ 2013 Broadway Revival...
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof ~ 2013 Broadway Revival Production
batten
: A batten is a heavy metal pipe of any length that holds lights, legs, flies, or drops. Battens can
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella ~ 2013...
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Discount Broadway Theater Clubs
Looking for theater tickets on the cheap? Join the club
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
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
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
Upcoming Movie Musicals - Summer 2014
Hollywood has a checkered history filming Broadway musicals. Will these movie musicals hit or miss?
First Date - 2013 Broadway Premiere
First Date - 2013 Broadway Premiere
Matilda the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Matilda the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
10 Tony Best Musicals - How Have They Performed?
How have the past 10 Tony Award Best Musical winners fared?
Questions to Ask as You Write Your Musical
Questions to Ask as You Write Your Musical: Lessons from The New York Musical Theatre Festival
Orphans - 2013 Broadway Premiere Production
Orphans - 2013 Broadway Premiere Production, Award-winning Play Makes Its Broadway Debut
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
Landing Your First Role
Opportunities Are Out There for You to Get on Stage
The 2014 Tony Awards: Who Won and Who Should...
The 2014 Tony Awards: Who Won and Who Should Have Won
Broadway Theatres
Broadway Theatres. Theater.
Rebecca the Musical
Rebecca the Musical, 2012 Broadway Production
How to Read the Broadway Grosses
How can you tell if a Broadway show is actually making money? Read on, Macduff
Upcoming Hollywood Stars on Broadway - Summer...
No longer a place for rising stars and has-beens, Broadway today regularly attracts A-list stars
Jesus Christ Superstar is Revived on Broadway...
Jesus Christ Superstar. Theater.
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1980-1981...
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1970-1971 through 1979-1980 Seasons
Jekyll & Hyde the Musical
Jekyll & Hyde 2013 Broadway Revival
REVIEW: Hair - Broadway Revival Cast Album
Hair, the American Tribal Love-Rock Musical 2009 Broadway Revival Cast Album Recording
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners for the...
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1992-1993 and 1993-1994 Seasons
Murder Ballad ~ Sexy Off-Broadway Musical...
Murder Ballad ~ Steamy Off-Broadway Musical Production
Review: 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes' Cast Album...
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Encores! Production Cast Album
Peter and the Starcatcher, the new Broadway Play
Peter and the Starcatcher, the new Broadway Play
Review: 'Mary Poppins: the Supercalifragilistic...
Mary Poppins the Supercalifragilistic Musical
Broadway Cast Recordings You Should Buy Now
Some great recent cast-recording releases from the New York stage
REVIEW: Norbert Leo Butz's Memory and Mayhem:...
Review: Norbert Leo Butz's Memory and Mayhem: Live at 54 BELOW CD album
Once the Musical, the Academy Award-winning...
Once the Musical, the Academy Award-winning Film Becomes a Broadway Musical
Tony Award for Best Costume Designer
Tony Award for Best Costume Designer
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.
Jersey Boys ~ Broadway Production
Jersey Boys ~ Broadway Production
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
Q&A with ‘The Passion of the...
Q&A with actor, director Brent Grosvenor on Christian theater. Page 2.
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
Awards for Broadway, Off-Broadway, Cabaret, and...
Tony Award Winners & Other Awards for Broadway, Off-Broadway, Cabaret, and Special Events
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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Big Fish - Chicago World Premiere Production
Big Fish - Chicago World Premiere Production
And the Tony Doesn’t Go to . . .
Some winning musicals are Tony Award losers
Defunct Tony Awards
Defunct Tony Awards: Conductor, Musical Director, Stage Technician, and Special Theatrical Event
Gypsy
gypsy Theater.
downstage
Definition of the theatre term downstage.
2013 Tony Awards - Play Categories
2013 Tony Awards in the Play Categories
Review: The Book of Mormon Broadway Original...
Review: The Book of Mormon Broadway Original Cast Album
'Anything Goes' Broadway Revival starring...
'Anything Goes' Broadway Revival starring Sutton Foster and Joel Grey
Broadway Shows Opening March 2013
Broadway Shows Opening March 2013
The Performers ~ a New Broadway Romantic Comedy
The Performers ~ a New Broadway Romantic Comedy
REVIEW: A Christmas Story the Musical -...
A Christmas Story World Premiere Recording Cast Album
2013 Drama League Awards
2013 Drama League Awards for Broadway and Off-Broadway Theatre Productions
REVIEW: In the Heights - Broadway Original Cast...
REVIEW: In the Heights - Broadway Original Cast Album Recording
Broadway National Tour Productions for 2013
Broadway National Tour Productions for 2013, The Shows Representing the Great White Way Across North America
Top 5 Great Date Nights at the Theater
Five Broadway shows, many on tour now, that make a great night on the town
'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
Stephen Schwartz's Pippin ~ Broadway Revival 2013
Pippin by Stephen Schwartz, composer of Wicked
Review: Patti LuPone - Far Away Places: Live at...
Patti LuPone - Far Away Places: Live at 54 BELOW, solo album CD
Review: Michael Feinstein - The Sinatra...
Michael Feinstein The Sinatra Project, Vol. II: The Good Life
Motown: the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Motown: the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
REVIEW: Chaplin ~ Original Broadway Cast...
REVIEW: Chaplin ~ Original Broadway Cast Recording
'How to Succeed in Business Without Really...
'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying' starring Daniel Radcliffe
Cabaret
: The word “cabaret” has different meanings within theatre, music, Broadway, and film. As a show, Cabaret
'Billy Elliot' Nabs Drama Desk Best Musical
Drama Desk announces winners for the 2009 awards
Patti LuPone Is 'The Lady with the Torch'
Patti LuPone 'The Lady with the Torch'
The Tony Award for Best Actress in a Featured...
The Tony Award for Best Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Broadway Shows Opening April 2013
Broadway Shows Opening April 2013
Dynamic Pricing for Broadway Tickets
Broadway producers are taking a tip from the airlines when it comes to variable pricing
Gypsy of the Year
Gypsy of the Year. Theater.
The Nance - Original Broadway Production
The Nance - Original Broadway Production
2013 Tony Awards - Musical Categories
2013 Tony Awards in the Musical Categories
The Phantom of the Opera ~ Broadway's Longest...
The Phantom of the Opera. Theater.
Audiences Give Gift to 'White Christmas'
A weekly summary of Broadway ticket sales
auxiliary mic
: An auxiliary mic is a microphone that is not directly in front of the actor or singer’s face. It can
CS
: "CS" is the abbreviation for "center stage" and refers to the middle plane of the stage, going from
Pump Boys & Dinettes ~ 2013 Broadway Revival
Pump Boys & Dinettes ~ 2013 Broadway Revival
Bare - Off-Broadway Premiere Musical
Bare - Off-Broadway Premiere Musical
Ghost the Musical
Ghost the Musical from the West End to Broadway 2012
'Death of a Salesman' Broadway Revival starring...
'Death of a Salesman' Broadway Revival starring Philip Seymour Hoffman
Memphis - Tony Award-winning Broadway Musical
Memphis - Tony Award-winning Broadway Musical
Truman Capote’s 'Breakfast at Tiffany&#82...
Truman Capote’s 'Breakfast at Tiffany’s' - 2013 Broadway Premiere
gypsy robe
gypsy robe opening night tradition
'Time Stands Still' on Broadway
'Time Stands Still' on Broadway. Theater.
Tony Awards for Best Book of a Musical -...
Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical
Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical
Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical
2013 Obie Award Winners
2013 Obie Award Winners - Honors for Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway Theatre by the Village Voice
Bette Midler in 'I'll Eat You Last' ~ 2013...
Bette Midler in 'I'll Eat You Last' ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
backstage
: The backstage of a theatre consists of any part of the area just off the perimeter of the stage, including
Broadway Shows Closing January 2013
Broadway Shows Closing January 2013
Picnic ~ 2013 Broadway Revival
Picnic ~ 2013 Broadway Revival. Musicals & Theater.
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