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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.
Must Musicals Be True to Their Sources?
Some of the best shows of all time went rogue
5 Tips for Attending a Broadway Show
Things to know to help you enjoy your night at the theater.
Reviews - A New Brain, Preludes, and Significan...
Capsule reviews of three recent Off-Broadway productions
Review - Little Shop of Horrors with Jake...
Sure, he's a superstar. But can he sing?
A Family-Friendly Guide to Broadway - Summer 2015
Our annual guide to family fun in New York theater
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
The 50 Worst Musicals Ever
Not every show is a classic. Musicals & Theater.
Where to Find Discounts for Broadway Shows Online
Where to Find Discounts for Broadway Shows Online
Where Are the Best Seats at the Theater?
Where Should I Sit? The best seats in the house often depend on the theater
Review - An Act of God with Jim Parsons on...
The beloved TV performer takes on the Almighty Himself
The 50 Most Underrated Musicals
Even great shows can slip through the cracks
5 Best Family-Friendly Broadway Shows
Look no further for a family-friendly trip for a Broadway-bound vacation with the kids!
Review - The King and I on Broadway
This sumptuous revival is almost flawless. Almost
The 100 Best Musicals of All Time
Did your favorite make the list?
5 Best Broadway Plays
It’s a great year for Broadway plays. Here are 5 to see.
Insider Secrets of the TKTS Booth
How to use TKTS - The discount ticket booth for Broadway and Off-Broadway shows
Where Broadway Stars Went to College
Where to get the training you need to shine on Broadway
10 Musicals That Changed Broadway
Milestone shows that altered the course of musical theater - for better or worse
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.
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.
5 Classic Broadway Song Types
Great theater songs often fall into classic categories
Disney’s Musicals on Broadway
Musicals continue Disney magic on stage
Memory and the Actor's Mind
Experts on how actors memorize lines and help to do it better
Upcoming Musicals - Broadway and Off-Broadway
Upcoming Musicals - Broadway and Off-Broadway
Discount Tickets Online
Find e-bargains to Broadway and off-Broadway shows.
The Best Musicals of 2014
Which shows, on Broadway and beyond, were the best of 2014?
Broadway on a Budget
Learn How to Get Rich Broadway Theatre Experiences on the Cheap
Reviews - Fun Home, The Visit, and It Shoulda...
Capsule reviews of three new Broadway musicals
raked stage
: A "raked stage" is a theatre stage floor angled from the edge of the stage, near the audience, up toward
Review - Something Rotten on Broadway
Maybe they shouldn't have canceled the out-of-town tryout
Reviews - The Book of Mormon, Matilda, and Wicked
Revisiting Broadway's biggest hits
The 50 Most Overrated Musicals
Some musicals don't deserve the hype
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
Attending a Broadway Show - Dos and Don'ts
Simple tips to improve your theater-going experience - and that of your neighbors
Cabaret
: The word “cabaret” has different meanings within theatre, music, Broadway, and film. As a show, Cabaret
Review - Ever After Musical at the Paper Mill...
This long-developing musical seems almost ready for prime time.
10 Great Tony Numbers From Not-So-Great Musicals
Even middling shows can shine on Tony night
How Do Musicals Get to Broadway?
How did your favorite show get to Broadway? Chances are, it was a long, long road
Musical Theater Terms You Probably Don't Know
Think you know a lot about musicals? Try these terms on for size
New Musicals on Broadway This Spring
A bumper crop of new musicals are heading to Broadway this season
The 2015 Tony Awards - The Broadcast
Where's Neal Patrick Harris when we need him?
5 Cell Phone Rules for the Theater
There's more to cell phone etiquette than turning it off
The Worst Musicals of 2014
Hey, you gotta take the bad with the good, right?
Review - Side Show Revival on Broadway
After 16 years and a major overhaul, is Side Show any better?
Review - The New Musical Hamilton Off-Broadway
Is Hamilton really as good as everyone says?
Landing Your First Role
Opportunities Are Out There for You to Get on Stage
10 Great Tony Awards Performances
The best Tony moments are actual full-length numbers
Breaking into Acting
What You Can Do Now to Get Started
Review - Finding Neverland on Broadway
Even after significant changes, Neverland fails to soar
Review - The Phantom of the Opera with Norm...
Review - The Phantom of the Opera with Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess
Review - On the 20th Century on Broadway
An underrated gem makes a welcome Broadway return
Review - The Elephant Man with Bradley Cooper...
Sure, he's good-looking. But can he act?
Review: Off-Broadway's 'ImaginOcean' Offers...
Review: Off-Broadway's 'ImaginOcean' is a delight for parents and children alike.
What Actors Wish You Knew About Attending the...
A few simple rules for good theater hehavior
Discount Ticket Buying Tips
Learn the tricks of the trade for getting Broadway bargain.
5 Myths About Musicals
Setting the record straight about musical-theater misconceptions
The 2015 Tony Awards - The Winners
Who won? Who should have won? Musicals & Theater.
Upcoming Musical Revivals on Broadway - Summer...
A preview of musical favorites scheduled to play Broadway this coming season
Review - Hand to God on Broadway
The most shocking and hilarious play in years
The Most Common Theater Configurations
Proscenium? Thrust? Arena? Huh? Musicals & Theater.
Is It "Theater" or "Theatre"?
A definitive answer to the age-old question: theater or theatre?
And the Tony Doesn’t Go to . . .
Some winning musicals are Tony Award losers
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.
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
Review - The Last Ship with Music and Lyrics by...
Does Sting's Broadway bow hold water?
Theater Etiquette 101
A not-so-polite guide to polite theater behavior
The Worst Times to Attend a Broadway Show
Looking for Broadway bargains? You'd better bundle up
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
Who Does What? - Composer, Lyricist, Librettist
A handy guide to who's who on a Broadway show - Part 2
Why Do Broadway Shows Close?
Nothing lasts forever, especially on Broadway
Review - Doctor Zhivago Musical on Broadway
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Review - On the Town Revival on Broadway
The wondrous Barrington Stage production finds a Broadway berth
Current Broadway Musicals and Plays
Current Broadway Musicals and Plays
Review - An American in Paris on Broadway
The stage version retains little of the movie's charm
Top 10 TV Shows with Broadway Stars
Top 10 TV Shows with Broadway Stars
Broadway? Off-Broadway? What's the Difference?
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'Billy Elliot' Nabs Drama Desk Best Musical
Drama Desk announces winners for the 2009 awards
gypsy robe
gypsy robe opening night tradition
Dynamic Pricing for Broadway Tickets
Broadway producers are taking a tip from the airlines when it comes to variable pricing
Review: The Book of Mormon Broadway Original...
Review: The Book of Mormon Broadway Original Cast Album
What Happens If I Miss the Show?
Couldn't make it to the theater? You may be in luck
Awards for Broadway, Off-Broadway, Cabaret, and...
Tony Award Winners & Other Awards for Broadway, Off-Broadway, Cabaret, and Special Events
Top 5 Theater Superstitions
Theater may just be the most superstitious of professions.
The Best Musicals for Halloween...Don't Exist
Why are there no good scary musicals?
batten
: A batten is a heavy metal pipe of any length that holds lights, legs, flies, or drops. Battens can
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
Reviews - Brooklynite, The Lion, and Nevermore
Reviews - Brooklynite, The Lion, and Nevermore
2013 Tony Awards - Play Categories
2013 Tony Awards in the Play Categories
Q&A with ‘The Passion of the...
Producer, director, writer, actor Brent Grosvenor on the state of Christian theater
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 Won "Best Musical" By Default
A list of musicals that won the Tony Award for Best Musical in a weak field.
Review - The Heidi Chronicles Revival on Broadway
How well has this Pulitzer-winning drama held up?
Revisit - Gentleman's Guide on Broadway
What do you do when you miss one show? You see another
Broadway Theatres
Broadway Theatres. 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
5 Things to Know about Buying Theater Tickets
Tips for buying tickets to the theater
Broadway Cast Recordings You Should Buy Now
Some great recent cast-recording releases from the New York stage
Defunct Tony Awards
Defunct Tony Awards: Conductor, Musical Director, Stage Technician, and Special Theatrical Event
Student Rush, Ticket Lotteries, and Standing Room
You can find inexpensive tickets to Broadway shows if you're willing to wait. And wait
10 Tony Best Musicals - How Have They Performed?
How have the past 10 Tony Award Best Musical winners fared?
Top 5 Great Date Nights at the Theater
Five Broadway shows, many on tour now, that make a great night on the town
Review Roundup - Off-Broadway Musicals - Fall...
Capsule reviews of Found, The Fortress of Solitude, and Bedbugs!!!
The 2014 Tony Awards: Who Won and Who Should...
The 2014 Tony Awards: Who Won and Who Should Have Won
Discount Broadway Theater Clubs
Looking for theater tickets on the cheap? Join the club
Broadway
: Broadway refers to the preeminent professional theatre productions in the Theatre District of New York
Are Musical Sequels Cursed?
Why has there never been a successful sequel to a Broadway musical?
Upcoming Broadway Musicals - Fall 2014
New Broadway musicals scheduled for the 2014-2015 season
New York Theater Discounts: TKTS Booths
The TKTS booth, with three New York locations, offers steeply discounted tickets for Broadway and off-Broadway shows
'One Man, Two Guvnors' on Broadway
One Man, Two Guvnors 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.
7 Things Broadway Producers Won't Tell You
Even theater has its dirty little secrets
Critics: Who Needs 'Em?
Why can't we all just get along?
Which Comes First: The Words or the Music?
It's an age-old question. Is there a definitive answer?
What to See on Broadway Now - Summer 2014
What to See on Broadway Now - a highly opinionated guide - Summer 2014
Tony Awards for Best Book of a Musical -...
Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical
Picnic ~ 2013 Broadway Revival
Picnic ~ 2013 Broadway Revival. Musicals & Theater.
Choosing a Show to See
On Broadway or Main Street, You Want to Choose the Right Show
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
Review - Gigi on Broadway with Vanessa Hudgens
Broadway stalwarts can't save Gigi from Vanessa Hudgens
Jesus Christ Superstar is Revived on Broadway...
Jesus Christ Superstar. Musicals & Theater.
A Family-Friendly Guide to Broadway
A Family-Friendly Guide to Broadway - Summer 2014
REVIEW: In the Heights - Broadway Original Cast...
REVIEW: In the Heights - Broadway Original Cast Album Recording
Motown: the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Motown: the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical
Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical
Tony Award for Best Costume Designer
Tony Award for Best Costume Designer
"Stunt Casting" Versus "Star Casting"
Are celebrities good for Broadway shows?
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
Review - Into the Woods Movie
Does the new film do justice to the Sondheim classic?
Algonquin Hotel 'Promises, Promises' a Suite Stay
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Tony Awards for Best Score
Tony Awards for Best Score. Musicals & Theater.
Review - The Merry Widow at the Metropolitan...
Do Kelli O'Hara and Susan Stroman make magic at the Met?
Tony Awards 101
All you need to know to enjoy the Tony Awards
Questions to Ask as You Write Your Musical
Questions to Ask as You Write Your Musical: Lessons from The New York Musical Theatre Festival
Gypsy
gypsy Musicals & Theater.
How to Read the Broadway Grosses
How can you tell if a Broadway show is actually making money? Read on, Macduff
Kinky Boots ~ the New Musical by Harvey...
Kinky Boots ~ the New Musical by Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper
Tom Hanks' is a 'Lucky Guy' ~ 2013 Broadway...
Tom Hanks' is a 'Lucky Guy' ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Once the Musical, the Academy Award-winning...
Once the Musical, the Academy Award-winning Film Becomes a Broadway Musical
Tony Awards for Best Actress in a Musical...
Tony Awards for Best Actress in a Musical
Bette Midler in 'I'll Eat You Last' ~ 2013...
Bette Midler in 'I'll Eat You Last' ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Broadway CDs You Should Buy - Winter 2015
A roundup of recent musical-theater-related music releases
all hands on deck
: "All hands on deck” is a phrase used by the Stage Manager, Technical Director, or Set Coordinator to
Peter Pan Live! - Seven Things You Need to Know
Essential facts about the upcoming live broadcast
Review - Honeymoon in Vegas on Broadway
Is the new Jason Robert Brown musical worth the trip?
2013 Tony Awards - Musical Categories
2013 Tony Awards in the Musical Categories
First Date - 2013 Broadway Premiere
First Date - 2013 Broadway Premiere

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