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Musicals & Theater: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
The 2015 Tony Nominations
Who got nods? Who got snubbed? Musicals & Theater.
The 100 Best Musicals of All Time
Did your favorite make the list?
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.
The 50 Worst Musicals Ever
Not every show is a classic. Musicals & Theater.
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.
Top 5 Must See Broadway Musicals
When time is short in New York, these are the shows to see
Review - Hand to God on Broadway
The most shocking and hilarious play in years
Where to Find Discounts for Broadway Shows Online
Where to Find Discounts for Broadway Shows Online
5 Best Family-Friendly Broadway Shows
Look no further for a family-friendly trip for a Broadway-bound vacation with the kids!
Review - Finding Neverland on Broadway
Even after significant changes, Neverland fails to soar
raked stage
: A "raked stage" is a theatre stage floor angled from the edge of the stage, near the audience, up toward
Where Broadway Stars Went to College
Where to get the training you need to shine on Broadway
Disney’s Musicals on Broadway
Musicals continue Disney magic on stage
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 Are the Best Seats at the Theater?
Where Should I Sit? The best seats in the house often depend on the theater
The 50 Most Underrated Musicals
Even great shows can slip through the cracks
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.
Review - Gigi on Broadway with Vanessa Hudgens
Broadway stalwarts can't save Gigi from Vanessa Hudgens
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 Best Musicals of 2014
Which shows, on Broadway and beyond, were the best of 2014?
The 50 Most Overrated Musicals
Some musicals don't deserve the hype
Review - The Heidi Chronicles Revival on Broadway
How well has this Pulitzer-winning drama held up?
The Worst Musicals of 2014
Hey, you gotta take the bad with the good, right?
10 Musicals That Changed Broadway
Milestone shows that altered the course of musical theater - for better or worse
7 Things Broadway Producers Won't Tell You
Even theater has its dirty little secrets
Review - Side Show Revival on Broadway
After 16 years and a major overhaul, is Side Show any better?
5 Classic Broadway Song Types
Great theater songs often fall into classic categories
Review - The New Musical Hamilton Off-Broadway
Is Hamilton really as good as everyone says?
Memory and the Actor's Mind
Experts on how actors memorize lines and help to do it better
How Do Musicals Get to Broadway?
How did your favorite show get to Broadway? Chances are, it was a long, long road
New Musicals on Broadway This Spring
A bumper crop of new musicals are heading to Broadway this season
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.
Review - On the 20th Century on Broadway
An underrated gem makes a welcome Broadway return
Tony Awards 101
All you need to know to enjoy the Tony Awards
Review - The Elephant Man with Bradley Cooper...
Sure, he's good-looking. But can he act?
Review - The Phantom of the Opera with Norm...
Review - The Phantom of the Opera with Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess
Breaking into Acting
What You Can Do Now to Get Started
barndoors
: The term barndoors refers to the four metal flaps attached to a theatrical light unit in order to focus
Who Does What? - Composer, Lyricist, Librettist
A handy guide to who's who on a Broadway show - Part 2
Review - The Audience with Helen Mirren on...
Does Dame Helen transcend this middling play?
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
Review - On the Town Revival on Broadway
The wondrous Barrington Stage production finds a Broadway berth
5 Cell Phone Rules for the Theater
There's more to cell phone etiquette than turning it off
Top 10 TV Shows with Broadway Stars
Top 10 TV Shows with Broadway Stars
10 Tony Best Musicals - How Have They Performed?
How have the past 10 Tony Award Best Musical winners fared?
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
Attending a Broadway Show - Dos and Don'ts
Simple tips to improve your theater-going experience - and that of your neighbors
Why Do Broadway Shows Close?
Nothing lasts forever, especially on Broadway
5 Things to Know about Buying Theater Tickets
Tips for buying tickets to the theater
REVIEW: In the Heights - Broadway Original Cast...
REVIEW: In the Heights - Broadway Original Cast Album Recording
Upcoming Musical Revivals on Broadway - Summer...
A preview of musical favorites scheduled to play Broadway this coming season
"Stunt Casting" Versus "Star Casting"
Are celebrities good for Broadway shows?
Review: Off-Broadway's 'ImaginOcean' Offers...
Review: Off-Broadway's 'ImaginOcean' is a delight for parents and children alike.
Tony Awards for Best Actress in a Musical...
Tony Awards for Best Actress in a Musical
Broadway CDs You Should Buy - Winter 2015
A roundup of recent musical-theater-related music releases
What Actors Wish You Knew About Attending the...
A few simple rules for good theater hehavior
Tony Awards for Best Score
Tony Awards for Best Score. Theater.
REVIEW: 'War Horse,' Original Music from Tony...
War Horse, Original Music, Tony Award-winning Best Play
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.
Reviews - The Book of Mormon, Matilda, and Wicked
Revisiting Broadway's biggest hits
Movie Review - The Last Five Years
Does this fan favorite sing on screen?
7 Classic Musicals That Were Box-Office Flops
Sweeney Todd. Musicals & Theater.
Theater Etiquette 101 - 2014 Edition
Theater Etiquette 101: A not-so-polite guide to polite theater behavior
Discount Ticket Buying Tips
Learn the tricks of the trade for getting Broadway bargain.
Student Rush, Ticket Lotteries, and Standing Room
You can find inexpensive tickets to Broadway shows if you're willing to wait. And wait
The Most Common Theater Configurations
Proscenium? Thrust? Arena? Huh? Musicals & Theater.
Gypsy
gypsy Theater.
The Phantom of the Opera ~ Broadway's Longest...
The Phantom of the Opera. Theater.
Are Musical Sequels Cursed?
Why has there never been a successful sequel to a Broadway musical?
Top 5 Broadway Shows for Valentine's Day
Looking for the right show for date night?
Reviews - Show Boat, Allegro, and The Band Wagon
Capsule reviews of three musical revivals
Tony Award for Best Costume Designer
Tony Award for Best Costume Designer
Broadway
: Broadway refers to the preeminent professional theatre productions in the Theatre District of New York
Review: Bonnie & Clyde Original Broadway Cast...
Review: Bonnie and Clyde Original Broadway Cast Album Recording CD
Musical Theater Terms You Probably Don't Know
Think you know a lot about musicals? Try these terms on for size
Current Broadway Musicals and Plays
Current Broadway Musicals and Plays
batten
: A batten is a heavy metal pipe of any length that holds lights, legs, flies, or drops. Battens can
Reviews - Brooklynite, The Lion, and Nevermore
Reviews - Brooklynite, The Lion, and Nevermore
Matilda the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Matilda the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
What to See on Broadway Now - Summer 2014
What to See on Broadway Now - a highly opinionated guide - Summer 2014
Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical
Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical
Defunct Tony Awards
Defunct Tony Awards: Conductor, Musical Director, Stage Technician, and Special Theatrical Event
Broadway? Off-Broadway? What's the Difference?
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Who Does What? - Director, Choreographer,...
A handy guide to who's who on a Broadway show - Part 1
Review: The Book of Mormon Broadway Original...
Review: The Book of Mormon Broadway Original Cast Album
REVIEW: Chaplin ~ Original Broadway Cast...
REVIEW: Chaplin ~ Original Broadway Cast Recording
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
Maintaining Motivation
Actors in long-running shows talk about keeping it fresh.
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella ~ 2013...
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
And the Tony Doesn’t Go to . . .
Some winning musicals are Tony Award losers
Tony Awards for Best Revival of a Play
Tony Awards for Best Revival of a Play
Musical Revivals on Broadway This Spring
Broadway serves up some old favorites
Broadway National Tour Productions for 2013
Broadway National Tour Productions for 2013, The Shows Representing the Great White Way Across North America
'Billy Elliot' Nabs Drama Desk Best Musical
Drama Desk announces winners for the 2009 awards
The Broadway Bloodbath: What's Left and What's...
Out with the old, in with the new
Which Comes First: The Words or the Music?
It's an age-old question. Is there a definitive answer?
Review: Stephen Schwartz's 'Seance on a Wet...
Review: Stephen Schwartz's 'Seance on a Wet Afternoon'
REVIEW: Hair - Broadway Revival Cast Album
Hair, the American Tribal Love-Rock Musical 2009 Broadway Revival Cast Album Recording
Murder Ballad ~ Sexy Off-Broadway Musical...
Murder Ballad ~ Steamy Off-Broadway Musical Production
Revisit - Gentleman's Guide on Broadway
What do you do when you miss one show? You see another
Discount Tickets Online
Find e-bargains to Broadway and off-Broadway shows.
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
Steven Spielberg's "Smash": Bringing Broadway...
Steven Spielberg's Smash: Broadway Musical Theatre on Television's Small Screen
10 Musicals That Won "Best Musical" By Default
A list of musicals that won the Tony Award for Best Musical in a weak field.
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
Broadway Shows Opening April 2013
Broadway Shows Opening April 2013
Upcoming Hollywood Stars on Broadway - Summer...
No longer a place for rising stars and has-beens, Broadway today regularly attracts A-list stars
Tony Awards for Best Director of a Musical...
Tony Awards for Best Director. Musicals & Theater.
Top 5 Valentine's Day Musicals
Five romantic musicals for Valentine's Day dates
New York Theater Discounts: TKTS Booths
The TKTS booth, with three New York locations, offers steeply discounted tickets for Broadway and off-Broadway shows
Review - Honeymoon in Vegas on Broadway
Is the new Jason Robert Brown musical worth the trip?
How to Read the Broadway Grosses
How can you tell if a Broadway show is actually making money? Read on, Macduff
Jersey Boys ~ Broadway Production
Jersey Boys ~ Broadway Production
Jesus Christ Superstar is Revived on Broadway...
Jesus Christ Superstar. Theater.
Review: Patti LuPone - Far Away Places: Live at...
Patti LuPone - Far Away Places: Live at 54 BELOW, solo album CD
Review: 'Mary Poppins: the Supercalifragilistic...
Mary Poppins the Supercalifragilistic Musical
The Book of Mormon
The Book of Mormon, Broadway Musical
Review Roundup - Broadway Plays - Fall 2014
Capsule reviews of Curious Incident, You Can't Take It With You, and It's Only a Play
Memphis - Tony Award-winning Broadway Musical
Memphis - Tony Award-winning Broadway Musical
Broadway Shows Opening March 2013
Broadway Shows Opening March 2013
Tony Awards for Best Actor in a Featured Role...
Tony Awards for Best Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
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
Pump Boys & Dinettes ~ 2013 Broadway Revival
Pump Boys & Dinettes ~ 2013 Broadway Revival
Review - The Last Ship with Music and Lyrics by...
Does Sting's Broadway bow hold water?
Bette Midler in 'I'll Eat You Last' ~ 2013...
Bette Midler in 'I'll Eat You Last' ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Q&A with ‘The Passion of the...
Producer, director, writer, actor Brent Grosvenor on the state of Christian theater
5 Myths About Musicals
Setting the record straight about musical-theater misconceptions
First Date - 2013 Broadway Premiere
First Date - 2013 Broadway Premiere
Broadway Shows Closing January 2013
Broadway Shows Closing January 2013
'Anything Goes' Broadway Revival starring...
'Anything Goes' Broadway Revival starring Sutton Foster and Joel Grey
Picnic ~ 2013 Broadway Revival
Picnic ~ 2013 Broadway Revival. Musicals & Theater.
2013 Tony Awards - Musical Categories
2013 Tony Awards in the Musical Categories
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1960-1961...
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1960-1961 through 1969-1970 Seasons
Once the Musical, the Academy Award-winning...
Once the Musical, the Academy Award-winning Film Becomes a Broadway Musical
Critics: Who Needs 'Em?
Why can't we all just get along?
2013 Drama League Awards
2013 Drama League Awards for Broadway and Off-Broadway Theatre Productions
Choosing a Show to See
On Broadway or Main Street, You Want to Choose the Right Show
Top 5 Great Date Nights at the Theater
Five Broadway shows, many on tour now, that make a great night on the town
7 Unlikely Stars of Broadway Musicals
Anyone can star in a Broadway musical, right? Right?
End of the Rainbow ~ Original Broadway Production
End of the Rainbow ~ Original Broadway Production
Is It "Theater" or "Theatre"?
A definitive answer to the age-old question: theater or theatre?
Review - The Merry Widow at the Metropolitan...
Do Kelli O'Hara and Susan Stroman make magic at the Met?
Great Songs Cut From Classic Musicals
Broadway songs that didn't make it to opening night
Review: 'Once the Musical' Original Broadway...
Once the Musical Tony Award-winning Best Musical
Flashdance the Musical ~ 2013 First National Tour
Flashdance - the Musical ~ 2013 First National Tour
What Happens If I Miss the Show?
Couldn't make it to the theater? You may be in luck

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