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Where is the best place to sit in the theater?
Where is the best place to sit in a theater
Etiquette for a Broadway Show
Whether you are a local New Yorker or tourist, seeing a Broadway show is a beloved tradition with its own rituals and idiosyncrasies. You will fit right in once you know the inside scoop on what to wear and what to expect.
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.
blocking
blocking a stage direction term
Top 5 Broadway Shows for Kids
Look no further for a family-friendly trip for a Broadway-bound vacation with the kids!
Top 5 Must See Broadway Musicals
When time is short in New York, these are the shows to see
Buying Discount Tickets at the TKTS Booth
Buying discount tickets at TKTS Booth
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.
‘Shrek the Musical’ – A...
In Shrek the Musical, green goes from screen to the Broadway stage.
Disney’s Musicals on Broadway
Musicals continue Disney magic on stage
orchestra seats
orchestra seats are on the first floor of a theater
'The Passion of the King'
An Easter spectacle spans ages for perspective on Christ's passion
Landing Your First Professional Role
What You Need to Break into the Professional Acting Ranks
'In the Heights' - Broadway Review
In the Heights is a salsa-fueled new musical rocking the Richard Rodgers Theatre.
'Hair'
The original rock musical is back on Broadway
raked stage
: A "raked stage" is a theatre stage floor angled from the edge of the stage, near the audience, up toward
Memory and the Actor's Mind
Experts on how actors memorize lines and help to do it better
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.
mezzanine seats
Seats in the first or lowest balcony or in the front of a balcony in a theater
Discount Tickets Online
Find e-bargains to Broadway and off-Broadway shows.
'The 39 Steps' - Broadway Review
The 39 Steps is Hitchcok's classic tale of intrigue played for laughs on stage.
How Do I Get Tickets for Sold Out Shows?
Finding tickets for sold out shows
5 Best Broadway Plays
It’s a great year for Broadway plays. Here are 5 to see.
Jesus Christ Superstar is Revived on Broadway...
Jesus Christ Superstar. Theater.
Landing Your First Role
Opportunities Are Out There for You to Get on Stage
New York Theater Discounts: TKTS Booths
The TKTS booth, with three New York locations, offers steeply discounted tickets for Broadway and off-Broadway shows
'The Phantom of the Opera'
This Phantom is not showing his age.
'August: Osage County' - Broadway's Dysfunction...
A gripping drama of a family at war with itself.
Broadway on a Budget
Learn How to Get Rich Broadway Theatre Experiences on the Cheap
New York Theater Discounts: Box Office Deals
Many Broadway theaters off tickets for less than $40 through lotteries, to students and for standing room.
Breaking into Acting
What You Can Do Now to Get Started
REVIEW: 'War Horse,' Original Music from Tony...
War Horse, Original Music, Tony Award-winning Best Play
'Boeing-Boeing' - Broadway's Version of Hit...
Fast-paced London hit lands big on Broadway
Kinky Boots ~ the New Musical by Harvey...
Kinky Boots ~ the New Musical by Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper
The Reasons for 'Rent's' Success
A look at a watershed Broadway musical.
‘Next to Normal’ - Review
A family faces the challenge of a bi-polar mom
5 Things to Know about Buying Theater Tickets
Tips for buying tickets to the theater
'Perfect Crime' - Off-Broadway Review
Perfect Crime is an off-Broadway murder mystery being solved for more than 20 years.
Tony Awards for Lighting Designer
Tony Awards for Lighting Designer
5 Tips for Taking Children to the Theater
Taking children to the theater can be great for them and you
'Guys and Dolls' - Review
Guys and Dolls revival on Broadway
5 Cell Phone Rules for the Theater
There's more to cell phone etiquette than turning it off
balcony seats
balcony seats are the highest seats in a theater
'Rock of Ages': Off-Broadway Review
Rock of Ages offers off-Broadway big hair and big sound of the '80s.
Top 10 TV Shows with Broadway Stars
Top 10 TV Shows with Broadway Stars
'The Lion King' - Disney's Roaring Success on...
Disney's The Lion King is still roaring strong on Broadway.
'Shrek the Musical' - The Road to Broadway
Shrek the Musical is the movie and more on Broadway
Tony Awards 101
All you need to know to enjoy the Tony Awards
'The Little Mermaid' - Disney Takes You 'Under...
Disney brings its Academy Award-winning movie to the stage with The Little Mermaid.
Theater Discounts: London
Online and Box Office Discounts for London Theaters
What Actors Wish You Knew About Attending the...
A few simple rules for good theater hehavior
'God of Carnage'
God of Carnage pits parents against each other
'Billy Elliot' - Adds Elton John's Music to a...
Billy Elliot brings the hit movie to the stage with Elton John's music
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.
'Wicked' - The Girls from Oz Keep Filling the...
Wicked is a Broadway box-office record-holder that continues to sell out on Broadway and which has had regional success in Chicago, Los Angeles and London, and on tour.
Discount Ticket Buying Tips
Learn the tricks of the trade for getting Broadway bargain.
Current Broadway Musicals and Plays
Current Broadway Musicals and Plays
Gypsy
gypsy Theater.
'Desire Under the Elms' - Review
Eugene O'Neill's "Greek tragedy" for Broadway
‘Young Frankenstein’ –...
Mel Brooks brings a film-favorite to the stage with Young Frankenstein
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella ~ 2013...
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Choosing Between a Musical or a Play
Make an informed selection when choosing between a musical or play
REVIEW: In the Heights - Broadway Original Cast...
REVIEW: In the Heights - Broadway Original Cast Album Recording
Memphis - Tony Award-winning Broadway Musical
Memphis - Tony Award-winning Broadway Musical
Jekyll & Hyde the Musical
Jekyll & Hyde 2013 Broadway Revival
Q&A with ‘The Passion of the King’s...
Producer, director, writer, actor Brent Grosvenor on the state of Christian theater
And the Tony Doesn’t Go to . . .
Some winning musicals are Tony Award losers
REVIEW: Lysistrata Jones Original Broadway Cast...
Lysistrata Jones, Original Broadway Cast Album Recording
Maintaining Motivation
Actors in long-running shows talk about keeping it fresh.
Broadway National Tour Productions for 2013
Broadway National Tour Productions for 2013, The Shows Representing the Great White Way Across North America
Matilda the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Matilda the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Table Manners - Review
A revival of Alan Ayckbourn’s comic trilogy - The Norman Conquests
'How to Succeed in Business Without Really...
'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying' starring Daniel Radcliffe
‘reasons to be pretty’ – Our...
The national obsession with beauty through the eyes of playwright Neil LaBute
10 Tony Best Musicals - How Have They Performed?
How have the past 10 Tony Award Best Musical winners fared?
Broadway Theatres
Broadway Theatres. Theater.
'Hair' – From the '60s to Central Park to...
Hair comes to Broadway after a successful Central Park revival
'A Tale of Two Cities' - Broadway Review
A Tale of Two Cities is a new musical based on the Dickens classic
curtain call
curtain call is when the actors take their bows
Discount Definitions: What You Can Get at the...
From Student to Standing Room, Broadway Theaters Offer Many Discounts
'Mary Poppins' - Beloved Book and Movie on Stage
Mary Poppins travels from page to screen to stage to New York via London.
Tony Awards for Best Scenic Designer
Tony Awards for Best Scenic Designer
Motown: the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Motown: the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Big Fish - Chicago World Premiere Production
Big Fish - Chicago World Premiere Production
Once the Musical, the Academy Award-winning...
Once the Musical, the Academy Award-winning Film Becomes a Broadway Musical
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof ~ 2013 Broadway Revival...
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof ~ 2013 Broadway Revival Production
‘Don’t Leave It All to Your...
A look at life from the view of the senior class
Review: Bonnie & Clyde Original Broadway Cast...
Review: Bonnie and Clyde Original Broadway Cast Album Recording CD
Review: The Book of Mormon Broadway Original...
Review: The Book of Mormon Broadway Original Cast Album
'South Pacific' - Another 'Enchanting Evening'...
South Pacific, Rodgers and Hammerstein's 1949 Tony-winning musical, is new again at Lincoln Center.
Stage Right
Stage right-
‘Rock of Ages’ – Bringin&#821...
'80s hair bands live again in Broadway musical Rock of Ages
Newsies the Musical
Newsies the Musical on Broadway 2012
Tony Awards for Best Play
Tony Awards for Best Play. Theater.
'Perfect Crime's' Catherine Russell
A life in the theater, most of it with one show.
Steven Spielberg's "Smash": Bringing Broadway...
Steven Spielberg's Smash: Broadway Musical Theatre on Television's Small Screen
proscenium arch
The arch at the front of a stage behind which action takes place
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
Flashdance the Musical ~ 2013 First National Tour
Flashdance - the Musical ~ 2013 First National Tour
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1960-1961...
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1960-1961 through 1969-1970 Seasons
'Waiting for Godot'
Waiting for Godot stars Nathan Lane and John Goodman in Samuel Beckett’s classic
Choosing a Show to See
On Broadway or Main Street, You Want to Choose the Right Show
‘The Norman Conquests’ Three Plays...
A three-way, three-play look at the complications of attempted infidelity
'The Phantom of the Opera' - Broadway's...
Broadway's longest-running show, The Phantom of the Opera, is still going strong.
'Chicago' - Broadway's Longest-Running Revival
Long-running revival keeps dancing with new stars.
‘Blithe Spirit’
Blithe Spirit is a 'spirited' return to Broadway for Coward
Broadway
: Broadway refers to the preeminent professional theatre productions in the Theatre District of New York
Peter and the Starcatcher, the new Broadway Play
Peter and the Starcatcher, the new Broadway Play
barndoors
: The term barndoors refers to the four metal flaps attached to a theatrical light unit in order to focus
Round and Round the Garden - Review
A revival of Alan Ayckbourn’s comic trilogy - The Norman Conquests
‘reasons to be pretty’ - Review
Obsession with body image takes toll on relationships
'Pal Joey' – Review
Rodgers and Hart classic Pal Joey sings.
Review: 'Once the Musical' Original Broadway...
Once the Musical Tony Award-winning Best Musical
Things of Dry Hours - Off-Broadway Review
Race, desire, equality and fairness in 1932 Alabama
Tony Awards for Best Musical
Tony Awards for Best Musical. Theater.
‘What’s That Smell?’...
What's That Smell? The Music of Jacob Sterling is a spot-on satire of bad Broadway composers.
Review: Off-Broadway's 'ImaginOcean' Offers...
Review: Off-Broadway's 'ImaginOcean' is a delight for parents and children alike.
Stephen Schwartz's Pippin ~ Broadway Revival 2013
Pippin by Stephen Schwartz, composer of Wicked
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
'13' - All Teens All the Time in Jason Robert...
A new musical with an all-teenage cast
curtain time
The time designated for the start of a theater production
Murder Ballad ~ Sexy Off-Broadway Musical...
Murder Ballad ~ Steamy Off-Broadway Musical Production
Jersey Boys ~ Broadway Production
Jersey Boys ~ Broadway Production
'Exit the King' - Academy Awarrd-winners Rush,...
Exit the King is Eugene Ionesco’s ‘apprenticeship for death’
batten
: A batten is a heavy metal pipe of any length that holds lights, legs, flies, or drops. Battens can
REVIEW: Norbert Leo Butz's Memory and Mayhem:...
Review: Norbert Leo Butz's Memory and Mayhem: Live at 54 BELOW CD album
'South Pacific' is an Immediate Hit . . . Again
South Pacific, a "Golden Age" musical, is new again on Broadway
Review: 'Mary Poppins: the Supercalifragilistic...
Mary Poppins the Supercalifragilistic Musical
Tony Awards for Best Score
Tony Awards for Best Score. Theater.
Tony Awards for Best Director of a Musical
Tony Awards for Best Director. Theater.
Tony Awards for Best Choreographer
Tony Awards for Best Choreographer
REVIEW: Chaplin ~ Original Broadway Cast...
REVIEW: Chaplin ~ Original Broadway Cast Recording
'Mary Stuart' - Broadway Transfer of Hit London...
London's hit version of Schiller's play comes to Broadway
Tony Awards for Best Regional Theatre
Tony Awards for Best Regional Theatre
Orphans - 2013 Broadway Premiere Production
Orphans - 2013 Broadway Premiere Production, Award-winning Play Makes Its Broadway Debut
'God of Carnage' - Parents Fighting Like Kids
Parents face off over children's behavior in God of Carnage
Bette Midler in 'I'll Eat You Last' ~ 2013...
Bette Midler in 'I'll Eat You Last' ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Tom Hanks' is a 'Lucky Guy' ~ 2013 Broadway...
Tom Hanks' is a 'Lucky Guy' ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
'Mamma Mia!' - ABBA-based Show Still Has Them...
Mega-musical based on ABBA's songs keeps rocking Broadway.
Gypsy of the Year
Gypsy of the Year. Theater.
'Avenue Q' - Puppets Gone Wild on Broadway
Avenue Q is puppets gone wild on Broadway.
Pump Boys & Dinettes ~ 2013 Broadway Revival
Pump Boys & Dinettes ~ 2013 Broadway Revival
gypsy robe
gypsy robe opening night tradition
Top 5 Great Date Nights at the Theater
Five Broadway shows, many on tour now, that make a great night on the town
'Enter Laughing' - Exit Enjoying a Great Musical
Enter Laughing is a renamed, revival of an under-appreciated Broadway musical
Tony Awards for Best Sound Designer
Tony Awards for Sound Designer. Theater.
Truman Capote’s 'Breakfast at Tiffany&#82...
Truman Capote’s 'Breakfast at Tiffany’s' - 2013 Broadway Premiere
Mary Stuart - Review
Mary Stuart updates Friedrich Schiller’s play about the fictional meeting between Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots.

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