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Musicals & Theater: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
Where Are the Best Seats at the Theater?
Where Should I Sit? The best seats in the house often depend on the theater
Review - Spring Awakening Revival on Broadway
Can this ambitious, high-concept revival overcome the show's fundamental flaw?
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 Show Boat to The Producers, Broadway was never the same after these shows
Blackface? Yellowface? About Face
Asian Americans raise objections to cross-racial casting
Attending a Broadway Show – 5 Tips...
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 Worst Musicals From the Best Writers
Even the titans of musical theater make mistakes.
Making Theater Accessible to All
Theater needs to welcome those with special needs
The 50 Worst Musicals Ever
Not every show is a classic. Musicals & Theater.
raked stage
: A "raked stage" is a theatre stage floor angled from the edge of the stage, near the audience, up toward
5 Best Family-Friendly Broadway Shows
Look no further for a family-friendly trip for a Broadway-bound vacation with the kids!
Review - A Little Night Music at The Huntington...
Broadway stars and talented locals illuminate Sondheim's classic
Insider Secrets of the TKTS Booth
How to use TKTS - The discount ticket booth for Broadway and Off-Broadway shows
When Marketing Goes Horribly Wrong
Hell hath no fury like the theater community scorned
5 Best Broadway Plays
It’s a great year for Broadway plays. Here are 5 to see.
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
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.
The 50 Most Underrated Musicals
Even great shows can slip through the cracks
The 100 Best Musicals of All Time
Did your favorite make the list?
Review - Hamilton on Broadway
It's the biggest hit in years. But is it truly revolutionary?
Attending a Broadway Show - Dos and Don'ts
Simple tips to improve your theater-going experience - and that of your neighbors
Disney’s Musicals on Broadway
Musicals continue Disney magic on stage
Student Rush, Ticket Lotteries, and Standing Room
You can find inexpensive tickets to Broadway shows if you're willing to wait. And wait
Broadway on a Budget
Learn How to Get Rich Broadway Theatre Experiences on the Cheap
The 50 Most Overrated Musicals
Some musicals don't deserve the hype
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
10 Musicals That Changed Broadway
Milestone shows that altered the course of musical theater - for better or worse
Musicals That Closed on Opening Night
How can a Broadway musical only last one performance?
Landing Your First Role
Opportunities Are Out There for You to Get on Stage
The Worst Musicals of 2014
Hey, you gotta take the bad with the good, right?
Where Broadway Stars Went to College
Where to get the training you need to shine on Broadway
REVIEW: In the Heights - Broadway Original Cast...
REVIEW: In the Heights - Broadway Original Cast Album Recording
Theater Etiquette 101
A not-so-polite guide to polite theater behavior
25 Things I've Learned From Musicals
Musical theater offers a surprising number of lessons learned
How to Read the Broadway Grosses
How can you tell if a Broadway show is actually making money? Read on, Macduff
5 Things to Know about Buying Theater Tickets
Tips for buying tickets to the theater
The Best Musicals of 2014
Which shows, on Broadway and beyond, were the best of 2014?
Upcoming Musicals - Broadway and Off-Broadway
Upcoming Musicals - Broadway and Off-Broadway
Discount Tickets Online
Find e-bargains to Broadway and off-Broadway shows.
New York Theater Discounts: Box Office Deals
Many Broadway theaters off tickets for less than $40 through lotteries, to students and for standing room.
Top Ten Theater Songs That Make You Cry
Some songs get you every time. Musicals & Theater.
What to Do When the Star Is Out
What happens when the performer you came to see is not to be seen?
Theater Discounts: London
Online and Box Office Discounts for London Theaters
Which Comes First: The Words or the Music?
It's an age-old question. Is there a definitive answer?
Review: 'Mary Poppins: the Supercalifragilistic...
Mary Poppins the Supercalifragilistic Musical
Review - The Phantom of the Opera with Norm...
Review - The Phantom of the Opera with Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess
Dimming the Lights on Broadway
To dim or not to dim? That is the question. Who has the answer?
5 Cell Phone Rules for the Theater
There's more to cell phone etiquette than turning it off
Review - Waitress With Songs by Sara Bareilles
Broadway-bound musical now showing in Cambridge is a stunner
Review - Something Rotten on Broadway
Maybe they shouldn't have canceled the out-of-town tryout
Review - On the Town With Misty Copeland
She's America's prima ballerina. But can she act?
Review - The New Musical Hamilton Off-Broadway
Is Hamilton really as good as everyone says?
Why Do Broadway Shows Close?
Nothing lasts forever, especially on Broadway
Review - Amazing Grace Musical on Broadway
How sweet the sound? Hardly. Musicals & Theater.
Who Does What? - Composer, Lyricist, Librettist
A handy guide to who's who on a Broadway show - Part 2
Review - Side Show Revival on Broadway
After 16 years and a major overhaul, is Side Show any better?
Discount Definitions: What You Can Get at the...
From Student to Standing Room, Broadway Theaters Offer Many Discounts
The Worst Times to Attend a Broadway Show
Looking for Broadway bargains? You'd better bundle up
Breaking into Acting
What You Can Do Now to Get Started
Algonquin Hotel 'Promises, Promises' a Suite Stay
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Discount Ticket Buying Tips
Learn the tricks of the trade for getting Broadway bargain.
Are Musical Sequels Cursed?
Why has there never been a successful sequel to a Broadway 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
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
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
How Do Musicals Get to Broadway?
How did your favorite show get to Broadway? Chances are, it was a long, long road
Review: Off-Broadway's 'ImaginOcean' Offers...
Review: Off-Broadway's 'ImaginOcean' is a delight for parents and children alike.
Upcoming Movie Musicals - Summer 2014
Hollywood has a checkered history filming Broadway musicals. Will these movie musicals hit or miss?
A Family-Friendly Guide to Broadway
A Family-Friendly Guide to Broadway - Summer 2014
Top 5 Great Date Nights at the Theater
Five Broadway shows, many on tour now, that make a great night on the town
Top 10 TV Shows with Broadway Stars
Top 10 TV Shows with Broadway Stars
Review - Little Shop of Horrors with Jake...
Sure, he's a superstar. But can he sing?
Review - On the Town Revival on Broadway
The wondrous Barrington Stage production finds a Broadway berth
What Happens If I Miss the Show?
Couldn't make it to the theater? You may be in luck
Broadway? Off-Broadway? What's the Difference?
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SpongeBob the Musical? And Why Not?
Absorbent and yellow and porous is he...and he's headed for Broadway, too
Reviews - Fun Home, The Visit, and It Shoulda...
Capsule reviews of three new Broadway musicals
Musical Theater Terms You Probably Don't Know
Think you know a lot about musicals? Try these terms on for size
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
Upcoming Hollywood Stars on Broadway - Summer...
The upcoming season has no shortage of brand-name stars
: The apron is the part of the stage between the proscenium or grande curtain to the lip, being the portion
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
Upcoming Musical Revivals on Broadway - Summer...
A preview of musical favorites scheduled to play Broadway this coming season
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.
Must Musicals Be True to Their Sources?
Some of the best shows of all time went rogue
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.
7 Things Broadway Producers Won't Tell You
Even theater has its dirty little secrets
Reviews - The New Stars of Hedwig, The King and...
Three hit shows get some new stars. How are they faring?
Review Roundup - Broadway Plays - Fall 2014
Capsule reviews of Curious Incident, You Can't Take It With You, and It's Only a Play
The 2015 Tony Awards - The Winners
Who won? Who should have won? Musicals & Theater.
: The word “cabaret” has different meanings within theatre, music, Broadway, and film. As a show, Cabaret
5 Myths About Musicals
Setting the record straight about musical-theater misconceptions
Broadway CDs You Should Buy - Winter 2015
A roundup of recent musical-theater-related music releases
Top 5 Broadway Shows for Valentine's Day
Looking for the right show for date night?
Review - The Last Ship with Music and Lyrics by...
Does Sting's Broadway bow hold water?
NYMF 2015 - A Critic's Notebook
A subjective summary of the 2015 New York Musical Theater Festival (NYMF)
What Actors Wish You Knew About Attending the...
A few simple rules for good theater hehavior
Dynamic Pricing for Broadway Tickets
Broadway producers are taking a tip from the airlines when it comes to variable pricing
Review - The Elephant Man with Bradley Cooper...
Sure, he's good-looking. But can he act?
A Family-Friendly Guide to Broadway - Summer 2015
Our annual guide to family fun in New York theater
Q&A with ‘The Passion of the...
Producer, director, writer, actor Brent Grosvenor on the state of Christian theater
Reviews - The Book of Mormon, Matilda, and Wicked
Revisiting Broadway's biggest hits
Review - The King and I on Broadway
This sumptuous revival is almost flawless. Almost
Current Broadway Musicals and Plays
Current Broadway Musicals and Plays
Broadway Cast Recordings You Should Buy Now
Some great recent cast-recording releases from the New York stage
What to See on Broadway Now - Summer 2014
What to See on Broadway Now - a highly opinionated guide - Summer 2014
Review - A Moon for the Misbegotten with Audra...
Six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald takes on O'Neill
Who Does What? - Understudy, Swing, Standby
When a performer is out, who takes whose place?
Discount Broadway Theater Clubs
Looking for theater tickets on the cheap? Join the club
Review - Ever After Musical at the Paper Mill...
This long-developing musical seems almost ready for prime time.
"Stunt Casting" Versus "Star Casting"
Are celebrities good for Broadway shows?
Choosing a Show to See
On Broadway or Main Street, You Want to Choose the Right Show
And the Tony Doesn’t Go to . . .
Some winning musicals are Tony Award losers
'Anything Goes' Broadway Revival starring...
'Anything Goes' Broadway Revival starring Sutton Foster and Joel Grey
Awards for Broadway, Off-Broadway, Cabaret, and...
Tony Award Winners & Other Awards for Broadway, Off-Broadway, Cabaret, and Special Events
Questions to Ask as You Write Your Musical
Questions to Ask as You Write Your Musical: Lessons from The New York Musical Theatre Festival
Reviews - The Wild Party, Shows for Days, Bells...
Capsule reviews of three shows in and around New York
Review - An Act of God with Jim Parsons on...
The beloved TV performer takes on the Almighty Himself
The Phantom of the Opera ~ Broadway's Longest...
The Phantom of the Opera. Musicals & Theater.
Review: The Book of Mormon Broadway Original...
Review: The Book of Mormon Broadway Original Cast Album
Jersey Boys ~ Broadway Production
Jersey Boys ~ Broadway Production
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
The Broadway Bloodbath: What's Left and What's...
Out with the old, in with the new
Newsies the Musical
Newsies the Musical on Broadway 2012
Jesus Christ Superstar is Revived on Broadway...
Jesus Christ Superstar. Musicals & Theater.
'Time Stands Still' on Broadway
'Time Stands Still' on Broadway. Theater.
Discount Theater Tickets Across the Country
Broadway New York Discount tickets regional theaters theatres America Performs Theater Mania Broadway Box broadwaybox sold out shows
The 2015 Tony Nominations
Who got nods? Who got snubbed? Musicals & Theater.
Motown: the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Motown: the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
The Book of Mormon
The Book of Mormon, Broadway Musical
Upcoming Broadway Musicals - Fall 2014
New Broadway musicals scheduled for the 2014-2015 season
Tony Awards for Best Score
Tony Awards for Best Score. Musicals & Theater.
New Musicals on Broadway This Spring
A bumper crop of new musicals are heading to Broadway this season
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike - Broadway...
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike - Broadway Premiere
The 2014 Tony Awards: Who Won and Who Should...
The 2014 Tony Awards: Who Won and Who Should Have Won
The 2015 Tony Awards - The Broadcast
Where's Neal Patrick Harris when we need him?
Revisit - Gentleman's Guide on Broadway
What do you do when you miss one show? You see another
Review - Doctor Zhivago Musical on Broadway
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Review - Finding Neverland on Broadway
Even after significant changes, Neverland fails to soar
Jekyll & Hyde the Musical
Jekyll & Hyde 2013 Broadway Revival
Bare - Off-Broadway Premiere Musical
Bare - Off-Broadway Premiere Musical
'How to Succeed in Business Without Really...
'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying' starring Daniel Radcliffe
Top 5 Valentine's Day Musicals
Five romantic musicals for Valentine's Day dates
REVIEW: 'War Horse,' Original Music from Tony...
War Horse, Original Music, Tony Award-winning Best Play
Once the Musical, the Academy Award-winning...
Once the Musical, the Academy Award-winning Film Becomes a Broadway Musical

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