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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.
Where is the best place to sit in the theater?
Where is the best place to sit in a theater
Upcoming Broadway Musicals - Fall 2014
New Broadway musicals scheduled for the 2014-2015 season
5 Best Family-Friendly Broadway Shows
Look no further for a family-friendly trip for a Broadway-bound vacation with the kids!
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.
Attending a Broadway Show - Dos and Don'ts
Simple tips to improve youre theater-going experience - and that of your neighbors
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
Where to Find Discounts for Broadway Shows Online
Where to Find Discounts for Broadway Shows Online
orchestra seats
orchestra seats are on the first floor of a theater
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.
Broadway? Off-Broadway? What's the Difference?
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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.
raked stage
: A "raked stage" is a theatre stage floor angled from the edge of the stage, near the audience, up toward
A Family-Friendly Guide to Broadway
A Family-Friendly Guide to Broadway - Summer 2014
5 Best Broadway Plays
It’s a great year for Broadway plays. Here are 5 to see.
Dynamic Pricing for Broadway Tickets
Broadway producers are taking a tip from the airlines when it comes to variable pricing
‘Shrek the Musical’ – A...
In Shrek the Musical, green goes from screen to the Broadway stage.
'The Phantom of the Opera'
This Phantom is not showing his age.
Disney’s Musicals on Broadway
Musicals continue Disney magic on stage
Insider Secrets of the TKTS Booth
How to use TKTS - The discount ticket booth for Broadway and Off-Broadway shows
Landing Your First Professional Role
What You Need to Break into the Professional Acting Ranks
What to See on Broadway Now - Summer 2014
What to See on Broadway Now - a highly opinionated guide - Summer 2014
batten
: A batten is a heavy metal pipe of any length that holds lights, legs, flies, or drops. Battens can
mezzanine seats
Seats in the first or lowest balcony or in the front of a balcony in a theater
'In the Heights' - Broadway Review
In the Heights is a salsa-fueled new musical rocking the Richard Rodgers Theatre.
'The 39 Steps' - Broadway Review
The 39 Steps is Hitchcok's classic tale of intrigue played for laughs on stage.
Buying Discount Tickets at the TKTS Booth
Buying discount tickets at TKTS Booth
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.
Upcoming Movie Musicals - Summer 2014
Hollywood has a checkered history filming Broadway musicals. Will these movie musicals hit or miss?
Broadway on a Budget
Learn How to Get Rich Broadway Theatre Experiences on the Cheap
Where Are the Best Seats at the Theater?
Where Should I Sit? The best seats in the house often depend on the theater
Theater Etiquette 101 - 2014 Edition
Theater Etiquette 101: A not-so-polite guide to polite theater behavior
Is It "Theater" or "Theatre"?
A definitive answer to the age-old question: theater or theatre?
Memory and the Actor's Mind
Experts on how actors memorize lines and help to do it better
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
Discount Tickets Online
Find e-bargains to Broadway and off-Broadway shows.
Table Manners - Review
A revival of Alan Ayckbourn’s comic trilogy - The Norman Conquests
Review - The Phantom of the Opera with Norm...
Review - The Phantom of the Opera with Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess
Current Broadway Musicals and Plays
Current Broadway Musicals and Plays
The 2014 Tony Awards: Who Won and Who Should...
The 2014 Tony Awards: Who Won and Who Should Have Won
barndoors
: The term barndoors refers to the four metal flaps attached to a theatrical light unit in order to focus
New York Theater Discounts: Box Office Deals
Many Broadway theaters off tickets for less than $40 through lotteries, to students and for standing room.
Choosing Between a Musical or a Play
Make an informed selection when choosing between a musical or play
Upcoming Musical Revivals on Broadway - Summer...
A preview of musical favorites scheduled to play Broadway this coming season
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: Off-Broadway's 'ImaginOcean' Offers...
Review: Off-Broadway's 'ImaginOcean' is a delight for parents and children alike.
Discount Ticket Buying Tips
Learn the tricks of the trade for getting Broadway bargain.
5 Tips for Taking Children to the Theater
Taking children to the theater can be great for them and you
5 Cell Phone Rules for the Theater
There's more to cell phone etiquette than turning it off
Breaking into Acting
What You Can Do Now to Get Started
REVIEW: In the Heights - Broadway Original Cast...
REVIEW: In the Heights - Broadway Original Cast Album Recording
Kinky Boots ~ the New Musical by Harvey...
Kinky Boots ~ the New Musical by Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper
Landing Your First Role
Opportunities Are Out There for You to Get on Stage
'Boeing-Boeing' - Broadway's Version of Hit...
Fast-paced London hit lands big on Broadway
REVIEW: 'War Horse,' Original Music from Tony...
War Horse, Original Music, Tony Award-winning Best Play
'God of Carnage'
God of Carnage pits parents against each other
Questions to Ask as You Write Your Musical
Questions to Ask as You Write Your Musical: Lessons from The New York Musical Theatre Festival
2013 Drama League Awards
2013 Drama League Awards for Broadway and Off-Broadway Theatre Productions
'Hair'
The original rock musical is back on Broadway
Memphis the Musical
Memphis the Musical, 2010 Tony Award winner for Best Musical
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: Priscilla Queen of the Desert -...
REVIEW: Priscilla Queen of the Desert - Original Broadway Cast Album
Awards for Broadway, Off-Broadway, Cabaret, and...
Tony Award Winners & Other Awards for Broadway, Off-Broadway, Cabaret, and Special Events
New York Theater Discounts: TKTS Booths
The TKTS booth, with three New York locations, offers steeply discounted tickets for Broadway and off-Broadway shows
Top 10 TV Shows with Broadway Stars
Top 10 TV Shows with Broadway Stars
Gypsy
gypsy Theater.
Bare - Off-Broadway Premiere Musical
Bare - Off-Broadway Premiere Musical
'Perfect Crime' - Off-Broadway Review
Perfect Crime is an off-Broadway murder mystery being solved for more than 20 years.
'Waiting for Godot'
Waiting for Godot stars Nathan Lane and John Goodman in Samuel Beckett’s classic
'Billy Elliot' - Adds Elton John's Music to a...
Billy Elliot brings the hit movie to the stage with Elton John's music
‘reasons to be pretty’ - Review
Obsession with body image takes toll on relationships
The Book of Mormon
The Book of Mormon, Broadway Musical
‘Young Frankenstein’ –...
Mel Brooks brings a film-favorite to the stage with Young Frankenstein
Upcoming Hollywood Stars on Broadway - Summer...
No longer a place for rising stars and has-beens, Broadway today regularly attracts A-list stars
Jersey Boys ~ Broadway Production
Jersey Boys ~ Broadway Production
'Mary Poppins' - Beloved Book and Movie on Stage
Mary Poppins travels from page to screen to stage to New York via London.
Discount Definitions: What You Can Get at the...
From Student to Standing Room, Broadway Theaters Offer Many Discounts
proscenium arch
The arch at the front of a stage behind which action takes place
'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 Actress in a Musical...
Tony Awards for Best Actress in a Musical
Broadway Shows Opening April 2013
Broadway Shows Opening April 2013
Discount Theater Tickets Across the Country
Broadway New York Discount tickets regional theaters theatres America Performs Theater Mania Broadway Box broadwaybox sold out shows
'Rock of Ages': Off-Broadway Review
Rock of Ages offers off-Broadway big hair and big sound of the '80s.
‘Emilie’s Voltaire’ –...
A play about Volatiare’s 16-year affair of the heart and mind
Orphans - 2013 Broadway Premiere Production
Orphans - 2013 Broadway Premiere Production, Award-winning Play Makes Its Broadway Debut
Bette Midler in 'I'll Eat You Last' ~ 2013...
Bette Midler in 'I'll Eat You Last' ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
REVIEW: Hair - Broadway Revival Cast Album
Hair, the American Tribal Love-Rock Musical 2009 Broadway Revival Cast Album Recording
‘Rock of Ages’ – Bringin&#821...
'80s hair bands live again in Broadway musical Rock of Ages
How Do I Get Tickets for Sold Out Shows?
Finding tickets for sold out shows
‘Next to Normal’ - Review
A family faces the challenge of a bi-polar mom
Tom Hanks' is a 'Lucky Guy' ~ 2013 Broadway...
Tom Hanks' is a 'Lucky Guy' ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Truman Capote’s 'Breakfast at Tiffany&#82...
Truman Capote’s 'Breakfast at Tiffany’s' - 2013 Broadway Premiere
What Actors Wish You Knew About Attending the...
A few simple rules for good theater hehavior
Jesus Christ Superstar is Revived on Broadway...
Jesus Christ Superstar. Theater.
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 Award for Best Actor in a Featured Role in...
Tony Award for Best Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
The Reasons for 'Rent's' Success
A look at a watershed Broadway musical.
Tony Awards for Best Score
Tony Awards for Best Score. Theater.
10 Musicals That Won "Best Musical" By Default
A list of musicals that won the Tony Award for Best Musical in a weak field.
Memphis - Tony Award-winning Broadway Musical
Memphis - Tony Award-winning Broadway Musical
Broadway Cast Recordings You Should Buy Now
Some great recent cast-recording releases from the New York stage
'Guys and Dolls' - Review
Guys and Dolls revival on Broadway
Review: 'Once the Musical' Original Broadway...
Once the Musical Tony Award-winning Best Musical
2013 Tony Awards - Musical Categories
2013 Tony Awards in the Musical Categories
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella ~ 2013...
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Tony Awards 101
All you need to know to enjoy the Tony Awards
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
Tony Award for Best Costume Designer
Tony Award for Best Costume Designer
5 Things to Know about Buying Theater Tickets
Tips for buying tickets to the theater
How to Read the Broadway Grosses
How can you tell if a Broadway show is actually making money? Read on, Macduff
Newsies the Musical
Newsies the Musical on Broadway 2012
'The Lion King' - Disney's Roaring Success on...
Disney's The Lion King is still roaring strong on Broadway.
Broadway Theatres
Broadway Theatres. Theater.
Cabaret
: The word “cabaret” has different meanings within theatre, music, Broadway, and film. As a show, Cabaret
Motown: the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Motown: the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
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.
The Phantom of the Opera ~ Broadway's Longest...
The Phantom of the Opera. Theater.
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
Murder Ballad ~ Sexy Off-Broadway Musical...
Murder Ballad ~ Steamy Off-Broadway Musical Production
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: Norbert Leo Butz's Memory and Mayhem:...
Review: Norbert Leo Butz's Memory and Mayhem: Live at 54 BELOW CD album
‘Guys and Dolls’ – Broadway&#...
Guys and Dolls, the original Musical Fable of Broadway, is back
'Grease' - Brings Back the '50s with Updates...
Grease, one of Broadway's longest-running shows is back with updates from the movie.
'God of Carnage' - Parents Fighting Like Kids
Parents face off over children's behavior in God of Carnage
‘The Norman Conquests’ Three Plays...
A three-way, three-play look at the complications of attempted infidelity
‘Next to Normal’ – A Family...
New musical looks at the effect of mental illness on a family
‘What’s That Smell?’...
What's That Smell? The Music of Jacob Sterling is a spot-on satire of bad Broadway composers.
Rebecca the Musical
Rebecca the Musical, 2012 Broadway Production
downstage
Definition of the theatre term downstage.
Flashdance the Musical ~ 2013 First National Tour
Flashdance - the Musical ~ 2013 First National Tour
Stephen Schwartz's Pippin ~ Broadway Revival 2013
Pippin by Stephen Schwartz, composer of Wicked
Stage Right
Stage right-
REVIEW: A Christmas Story the Musical -...
A Christmas Story World Premiere Recording Cast Album
'Spring Awakening' - A Controversial Tony Winner
Spring Awakening is a controversial exploration of teenage sexuality on Broadway.
10 Tony Best Musicals - How Have They Performed?
How have the past 10 Tony Award Best Musical winners fared?
‘Blithe Spirit’
Blithe Spirit is a 'spirited' return to Broadway for Coward
'Southern Gothic Novel' - Sending up the South...
Southern Gothic Novel sends up the South with knowing affection
'A Tale of Two Cities' - Broadway Review
A Tale of Two Cities is a new musical based on the Dickens classic
'How to Succeed in Business Without Really...
'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying' starring Daniel Radcliffe
2013 Tony Awards - Play Categories
2013 Tony Awards in the Play Categories
'Avenue Q' - Puppets Gone Wild on Broadway
Avenue Q is puppets gone wild on Broadway.
Meeting and Greeting the Cast of ‘Irving...
Cast and creative team of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas meet the media.
'Billy Elliot' Nabs Drama Desk Best Musical
Drama Desk announces winners for the 2009 awards
Review: Michael Feinstein - The Sinatra...
Michael Feinstein The Sinatra Project, Vol. II: The Good Life
Tony Awards for Best Director of a Musical...
Tony Awards for Best Director. Musicals & Theater.
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