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Musicals & Theater: Most Popular Articles

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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
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.
5 Tips for Attending a Broadway Show
Things to know to help you enjoy your night at the theater.
10 Musicals That Changed Broadway
From Showboat to The Producers, Broadway was never the same after these shows
Broadway? Off-Broadway? What's the Difference?
class="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >The word "Broadway"
Upcoming Broadway Musicals - Fall 2014
New Broadway musicals scheduled for the 2014-2015 season
blocking
blocking a stage direction term
Top 5 Must See Broadway Musicals
When time is short in New York, these are the shows to see
Dynamic Pricing for Broadway Tickets
Broadway producers are taking a tip from the airlines when it comes to variable pricing
orchestra seats
orchestra seats are on the first floor of a theater
5 Best Family-Friendly Broadway Shows
Look no further for a family-friendly trip for a Broadway-bound vacation with the kids!
5 Best Broadway Plays
It’s a great year for Broadway plays. Here are 5 to see.
Where to Find Discounts for Broadway Shows Online
Where to Find Discounts for Broadway Shows Online
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.
'The Phantom of the Opera'
This Phantom is not showing his age.
Buying Discount Tickets at the TKTS Booth
Buying discount tickets at TKTS Booth
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
A Family-Friendly Guide to Broadway
A Family-Friendly Guide to Broadway - Summer 2014
‘Shrek the Musical’ – A...
In Shrek the Musical, green goes from screen to the Broadway stage.
Landing Your First Professional Role
What You Need to Break into the Professional Acting Ranks
Review - The Phantom of the Opera with Norm...
Review - The Phantom of the Opera with Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess
Disney’s Musicals on Broadway
Musicals continue Disney magic on stage
raked stage
: A "raked stage" is a theatre stage floor angled from the edge of the stage, near the audience, up toward
'The 39 Steps' - Broadway Review
The 39 Steps is Hitchcok's classic tale of intrigue played for laughs on stage.
Where Are the Best Seats at the Theater?
Where Should I Sit? The best seats in the house often depend on the theater
'In the Heights' - Broadway Review
In the Heights is a salsa-fueled new musical rocking the Richard Rodgers Theatre.
Memory and the Actor's Mind
Experts on how actors memorize lines and help to do it better
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
Theater Etiquette 101 - 2014 Edition
Theater Etiquette 101: A not-so-polite guide to polite theater behavior
New York Theater Discounts: Box Office Deals
Many Broadway theaters off tickets for less than $40 through lotteries, to students and for standing room.
What to See on Broadway Now - Summer 2014
What to See on Broadway Now - a highly opinionated guide - Summer 2014
Landing Your First Role
Opportunities Are Out There for You to Get on Stage
Current Broadway Musicals and Plays
Current Broadway Musicals and Plays
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
'Perfect Crime' - Off-Broadway Review
Perfect Crime is an off-Broadway murder mystery being solved for more than 20 years.
Is It "Theater" or "Theatre"?
A definitive answer to the age-old question: theater or theatre?
Table Manners - 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
Choosing Between a Musical or a Play
Make an informed selection when choosing between a musical or play
Discount Ticket Buying Tips
Learn the tricks of the trade for getting Broadway bargain.
Upcoming Musical Revivals on Broadway - Summer...
A preview of musical favorites scheduled to play Broadway this coming season
Broadway on a Budget
Learn How to Get Rich Broadway Theatre Experiences on the Cheap
Upcoming Movie Musicals - Summer 2014
Hollywood has a checkered history filming Broadway musicals. Will these movie musicals hit or miss?
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
'God of Carnage'
God of Carnage pits parents against each other
'Hair'
The original rock musical is back on Broadway
5 Tips for Taking Children to the Theater
Taking children to the theater can be great for them and you
Top 10 TV Shows with Broadway Stars
Top 10 TV Shows with Broadway Stars
'Rock of Ages': Off-Broadway Review
Rock of Ages offers off-Broadway big hair and big sound of the '80s.
batten
: A batten is a heavy metal pipe of any length that holds lights, legs, flies, or drops. Battens can
'Boeing-Boeing' - Broadway's Version of Hit...
Fast-paced London hit lands big on Broadway
New York Theater Discounts: TKTS Booths
The TKTS booth, with three New York locations, offers steeply discounted tickets for Broadway and off-Broadway shows
Questions to Ask as You Write Your Musical
Questions to Ask as You Write Your Musical: Lessons from The New York Musical Theatre Festival
‘Young Frankenstein’ –...
Mel Brooks brings a film-favorite to the stage with Young Frankenstein
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
REVIEW: 'War Horse,' Original Music from Tony...
War Horse, Original Music, Tony Award-winning Best Play
How Do I Get Tickets for Sold Out Shows?
Finding tickets for sold out shows
'Waiting for Godot'
Waiting for Godot stars Nathan Lane and John Goodman in Samuel Beckett’s classic
What Actors Wish You Knew About Attending the...
A few simple rules for good theater hehavior
balcony seats
balcony seats are the highest seats in a theater
proscenium arch
The arch at the front of a stage behind which action takes place
'Guys and Dolls' - Review
Guys and Dolls revival on Broadway
The 2014 Tony Awards: Who Won and Who Should...
The 2014 Tony Awards: Who Won and Who Should Have Won
'Mary Poppins' - Beloved Book and Movie on Stage
Mary Poppins travels from page to screen to stage to New York via London.
And the Tony Doesn’t Go to . . .
Some winning musicals are Tony Award losers
Review: Bonnie & Clyde Original Broadway Cast...
Review: Bonnie and Clyde Original Broadway Cast Album Recording CD
Tony Awards 101
All you need to know to enjoy the Tony Awards
5 Things to Know about Buying Theater Tickets
Tips for buying tickets to the theater
Bare - Off-Broadway Premiere Musical
Bare - Off-Broadway Premiere Musical
Review: Off-Broadway's 'ImaginOcean' Offers...
Review: Off-Broadway's 'ImaginOcean' is a delight for parents and children alike.
Review: 'Once the Musical' Original Broadway...
Once the Musical Tony Award-winning Best Musical
Gypsy
gypsy Theater.
'The Lion King' - Disney's Roaring Success on...
Disney's The Lion King is still roaring strong on Broadway.
‘Next to Normal’ - Review
A family faces the challenge of a bi-polar mom
'Billy Elliot' - Adds Elton John's Music to a...
Billy Elliot brings the hit movie to the stage with Elton John's music
‘Blithe Spirit’
Blithe Spirit is a 'spirited' return to Broadway for Coward
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
Tony Awards for Best Actress in a Musical...
Tony Awards for Best Actress in a Musical
barndoors
: The term barndoors refers to the four metal flaps attached to a theatrical light unit in order to focus
Discount Theater Tickets Across the Country
Broadway New York Discount tickets regional theaters theatres America Performs Theater Mania Broadway Box broadwaybox sold out shows
Upcoming Hollywood Stars on Broadway - Summer...
No longer a place for rising stars and has-beens, Broadway today regularly attracts A-list stars
Truman Capote’s 'Breakfast at Tiffany&#82...
Truman Capote’s 'Breakfast at Tiffany’s' - 2013 Broadway Premiere
Tony Award for Best Costume Designer
Tony Award for Best Costume Designer
Stephen Schwartz's Pippin ~ Broadway Revival 2013
Pippin by Stephen Schwartz, composer of Wicked
Jesus Christ Superstar is Revived on Broadway...
Jesus Christ Superstar. Theater.
'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.
Tony Awards for Best Score
Tony Awards for Best Score. Theater.
Bette Midler in 'I'll Eat You Last' ~ 2013...
Bette Midler in 'I'll Eat You Last' ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
REVIEW: Priscilla Queen of the Desert -...
REVIEW: Priscilla Queen of the Desert - Original Broadway Cast Album
‘Rock of Ages’ – Bringin&#821...
'80s hair bands live again in Broadway musical Rock of Ages
Broadway Shows Opening April 2013
Broadway Shows Opening April 2013
'Hair' – From the '60s to Central Park to...
Hair comes to Broadway after a successful Central Park revival
The Book of Mormon
The Book of Mormon, Broadway Musical
Kinky Boots ~ the New Musical by Harvey...
Kinky Boots ~ the New Musical by Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper
Discount Definitions: What You Can Get at the...
From Student to Standing Room, Broadway Theaters Offer Many Discounts
Broadway Cast Recordings You Should Buy Now
Some great recent cast-recording releases from the New York stage
'Spring Awakening' - A Controversial Tony Winner
Spring Awakening is a controversial exploration of teenage sexuality on Broadway.
'Perfect Crime's' Catherine Russell
A life in the theater, most of it with one show.
'For Lovers Only' - Review
Nearly two hours of love songs from stage, screen and radio
Memphis the Musical
Memphis the Musical, 2010 Tony Award winner for Best Musical
‘Next to Normal’ – A Family...
New musical looks at the effect of mental illness on a family
'The Little Mermaid' - Disney Takes You 'Under...
Disney brings its Academy Award-winning movie to the stage with The Little Mermaid.
The Reasons for 'Rent's' Success
A look at a watershed Broadway musical.
Choosing a Show to See
On Broadway or Main Street, You Want to Choose the Right Show
'A Tale of Two Cities' - Broadway Review
A Tale of Two Cities is a new musical based on the Dickens classic
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
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
Orphans - 2013 Broadway Premiere Production
Orphans - 2013 Broadway Premiere Production, Award-winning Play Makes Its Broadway Debut
REVIEW: A Christmas Story the Musical -...
A Christmas Story World Premiere Recording Cast Album
10 Tony Best Musicals - How Have They Performed?
How have the past 10 Tony Award Best Musical winners fared?
2013 Tony Awards - Play Categories
2013 Tony Awards in the Play Categories
Tony Award for Best Actor in a Featured Role in...
Tony Award for Best Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Cabaret
: The word “cabaret” has different meanings within theatre, music, Broadway, and film. As a show, Cabaret
Night Sky - Off-Broadway Review
Night Sky - Learning to communicate when words are gone
Tom Hanks' is a 'Lucky Guy' ~ 2013 Broadway...
Tom Hanks' is a 'Lucky Guy' ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
‘Guys and Dolls’ – Broadway&#...
Guys and Dolls, the original Musical Fable of Broadway, is back
Tony Awards for Best Revival of a Play
Tony Awards for Best Revival of a Play
How to Read the Broadway Grosses
How can you tell if a Broadway show is actually making money? Read on, Macduff
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.
'Southern Gothic Novel' - Sending up the South...
Southern Gothic Novel sends up the South with knowing affection
'August: Osage County' - Broadway's Dysfunction...
A gripping drama of a family at war with itself.
Memphis - Tony Award-winning Broadway Musical
Memphis - Tony Award-winning Broadway Musical
'Jersey Boys' - The Four Seasons' Songs and the...
Jersey Boys is Broadway's retelling of the story behind Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.
Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical
Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical
Stage Right
Stage right-
'Dividing the Estate' – Small-Town...
Academy Award-winner Horton Foote brings small-town Texas to Broadway
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1980-1981...
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1970-1971 through 1979-1980 Seasons
'Shrek the Musical' - The Road to Broadway
Shrek the Musical is the movie and more on Broadway
2013 Drama League Awards
2013 Drama League Awards for Broadway and Off-Broadway Theatre Productions
'Pal Joey' – Review
Rodgers and Hart classic Pal Joey sings.
2013 Tony Awards - Musical Categories
2013 Tony Awards in the Musical Categories
‘reasons to be pretty’ – Our...
The national obsession with beauty through the eyes of playwright Neil LaBute
‘What’s That Smell?’...
What's That Smell? The Music of Jacob Sterling is a spot-on satire of bad Broadway composers.
Top 5 Great Date Nights at the Theater
Five Broadway shows, many on tour now, that make a great night on the town
10 Musicals That Won "Best Musical" By Default
A list of musicals that won the Tony Award for Best Musical in a weak field.
Tony Award for Best Director of a Play
Tony Award for Best Director of a Play
'Grease' - Brings Back the '50s with Updates...
Grease, one of Broadway's longest-running shows is back with updates from the movie.
REVIEW: Hair - Broadway Revival Cast Album
Hair, the American Tribal Love-Rock Musical 2009 Broadway Revival Cast Album Recording
Jersey Boys ~ Broadway Production
Jersey Boys ~ Broadway Production
Big Fish - Chicago World Premiere Production
Big Fish - Chicago World Premiere Production
'The Phantom of the Opera' - Broadway's...
Broadway's longest-running show, The Phantom of the Opera, is still going strong.
The Phantom of the Opera ~ Broadway's Longest...
The Phantom of the Opera. Theater.
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella ~ 2013...
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
‘The Norman Conquests’ Three Plays...
A three-way, three-play look at the complications of attempted infidelity
gypsy robe
gypsy robe opening night tradition
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