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Musicals & Theater: Most Popular Articles

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10 Musicals That Changed Broadway
From Showboat to The Producers, Broadway was never the same after these shows
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.
Review - The New Musical Hamilton Off-Broadway
Is Hamilton really as good as everyone says?
Movie Review - The Last Five Years
Does this fan favorite sing on screen?
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
raked stage
: A "raked stage" is a theatre stage floor angled from the edge of the stage, near the audience, up toward
Where to Find Discounts for Broadway Shows Online
Where to Find Discounts for Broadway Shows Online
5 Best Broadway Plays
It’s a great year for Broadway plays. Here are 5 to see.
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.
Disney’s Musicals on Broadway
Musicals continue Disney magic on stage
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.
"Stunt Casting" Versus "Star Casting"
Are celebrities good for Broadway shows?
The Best Musicals of 2014
Which shows, on Broadway and beyond, were the best of 2014?
Revisit - Gentleman's Guide on Broadway
What do you do when you miss one show? You see another
Broadway on a Budget
Learn How to Get Rich Broadway Theatre Experiences on the Cheap
Memory and the Actor's Mind
Experts on how actors memorize lines and help to do it better
Attending a Broadway Show - Dos and Don'ts
Simple tips to improve your theater-going experience - and that of your neighbors
The Worst Musicals of 2014
Hey, you gotta take the bad with the good, right?
Where Are the Best Seats at the Theater?
Where Should I Sit? The best seats in the house often depend on the theater
Insider Secrets of the TKTS Booth
How to use TKTS - The discount ticket booth for Broadway and Off-Broadway shows
10 Musicals That Changed Broadway
Milestone shows that altered the course of musical theater - for better or worse
5 Best Family-Friendly Broadway Shows
Look no further for a family-friendly trip for a Broadway-bound vacation with the kids!
Review - The Phantom of the Opera with Norm...
Review - The Phantom of the Opera with Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess
Landing Your First Role
Opportunities Are Out There for You to Get on Stage
Top 5 Theater Superstitions
Theater may just be the most superstitious of professions.
Theater Etiquette 101 - 2014 Edition
Theater Etiquette 101: A not-so-polite guide to polite theater behavior
Reviews - The Book of Mormon, Matilda, and Wicked
Revisiting Broadway's biggest hits
5 Cell Phone Rules for the Theater
There's more to cell phone etiquette than turning it off
Discount Tickets Online
Find e-bargains to Broadway and off-Broadway shows.
Tony Awards 101
All you need to know to enjoy the Tony Awards
New Musicals on Broadway This Spring
A bumper crop of new musicals are heading to Broadway this season
barndoors
: The term barndoors refers to the four metal flaps attached to a theatrical light unit in order to focus
Review - The Elephant Man with Bradley Cooper...
Sure, he's good-looking. But can he act?
Review - Side Show Revival on Broadway
After 16 years and a major overhaul, is Side Show any better?
Review: Off-Broadway's 'ImaginOcean' Offers...
Review: Off-Broadway's 'ImaginOcean' is a delight for parents and children alike.
Top 5 Broadway Shows for Valentine's Day
Looking for the right show for date night?
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella ~ 2013...
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Review - The Fiasco Theater's Into the Woods
Did we really need another Into the Woods?
Breaking into Acting
What You Can Do Now to Get Started
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.
New York Theater Discounts: Box Office Deals
Many Broadway theaters off tickets for less than $40 through lotteries, to students and for standing room.
Where Broadway Stars Went to College
Where to get the training you need to shine on Broadway
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
7 Things Broadway Producers Won't Tell You
Even theater has its dirty little secrets
5 Things to Know about Buying Theater Tickets
Tips for buying tickets to the theater
What Actors Wish You Knew About Attending the...
A few simple rules for good theater hehavior
Musical Theater Terms You Probably Don't Know
Think you know a lot about musicals? Try these terms on for size
Upcoming Musical Revivals on Broadway - Summer...
A preview of musical favorites scheduled to play Broadway this coming season
Review Roundup - Off-Broadway Musicals - Fall...
Capsule reviews of Found, The Fortress of Solitude, and Bedbugs!!!
Review Roundup - Broadway Plays - Fall 2014
Capsule reviews of Curious Incident, You Can't Take It With You, and It's Only a Play
Review: 'Mary Poppins: the Supercalifragilistic...
Mary Poppins the Supercalifragilistic Musical
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.
Review - On the Town Revival on Broadway
The wondrous Barrington Stage production finds a Broadway berth
batten
: A batten is a heavy metal pipe of any length that holds lights, legs, flies, or drops. Battens can
Is It "Theater" or "Theatre"?
A definitive answer to the age-old question: theater or theatre?
Top 10 TV Shows with Broadway Stars
Top 10 TV Shows with Broadway Stars
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
Current Broadway Musicals and Plays
Current Broadway Musicals and Plays
The Book of Mormon
The Book of Mormon, Broadway Musical
Broadway Cast Recordings You Should Buy Now
Some great recent cast-recording releases from the New York stage
The Worst Times to Attend a Broadway Show
Looking for Broadway bargains? You'd better bundle up
Stephen Schwartz's Pippin ~ Broadway Revival 2013
Pippin by Stephen Schwartz, composer of Wicked
Once the Musical, the Academy Award-winning...
Once the Musical, the Academy Award-winning Film Becomes a Broadway 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
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 - Into the Woods Movie
Does the new film do justice to the Sondheim classic?
The Broadway Bloodbath: What's Left and What's...
Out with the old, in with the new
The Most Common Theater Configurations
Proscenium? Thrust? Arena? Huh? Musicals & Theater.
Why Do Broadway Shows Close?
Nothing lasts forever, especially on Broadway
Review: Bonnie & Clyde Original Broadway Cast...
Review: Bonnie and Clyde Original Broadway Cast Album Recording CD
A Family-Friendly Guide to Broadway
A Family-Friendly Guide to Broadway - Summer 2014
Tony Awards for Best Director of a Musical...
Tony Awards for Best Director. Musicals & Theater.
'Billy Elliot' Nabs Drama Desk Best Musical
Drama Desk announces winners for the 2009 awards
Musical Revivals on Broadway This Spring
Broadway serves up some old favorites
Review - The Merry Widow at the Metropolitan...
Do Kelli O'Hara and Susan Stroman make magic at the Met?
Gypsy
gypsy Theater.
5 Myths About Musicals
Setting the record straight about musical-theater misconceptions
Tony Award for Best Costume Designer
Tony Award for Best Costume Designer
How Do Musicals Get to Broadway?
How did your favorite show get to Broadway? Chances are, it was a long, long road
Q&A with ‘The Passion of the...
Q&A with actor, director Brent Grosvenor on Christian theater. Page 2.
Review: The Book of Mormon Broadway Original...
Review: The Book of Mormon Broadway Original Cast Album
Jekyll & Hyde the Musical
Jekyll & Hyde 2013 Broadway Revival
REVIEW: In the Heights - Broadway Original Cast...
REVIEW: In the Heights - Broadway Original Cast Album Recording
What Happens If I Miss the Show?
Couldn't make it to the theater? You may be in luck
Matilda the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Matilda the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Choosing a Show to See
On Broadway or Main Street, You Want to Choose the Right Show
Broadway
: Broadway refers to the preeminent professional theatre productions in the Theatre District of New York
Discount Ticket Buying Tips
Learn the tricks of the trade for getting Broadway bargain.
10 Tony Best Musicals - How Have They Performed?
How have the past 10 Tony Award Best Musical winners fared?
Peter Pan Live! - Seven Things You Need to Know
Essential facts about the upcoming live broadcast
Into the Woods: the Movie - Seven Things You...
What to expect from Disney's adaptation of the Sondheim classic
REVIEW: A Christmas Story the Musical -...
A Christmas Story World Premiere Recording Cast Album
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: 'War Horse,' Original Music from Tony...
War Horse, Original Music, Tony Award-winning Best Play
Are Musical Sequels Cursed?
Why has there never been a successful sequel to a Broadway musical?
Motown: the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Motown: the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Discount Theater Tickets Across the Country
Broadway New York Discount tickets regional theaters theatres America Performs Theater Mania Broadway Box broadwaybox sold out shows
Kinky Boots ~ the New Musical by Harvey...
Kinky Boots ~ the New Musical by Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper
Newsies the Musical
Newsies the Musical on Broadway 2012
10 Musicals That Won "Best Musical" By Default
A list of musicals that won the Tony Award for Best Musical in a weak field.
Maintaining Motivation
Actors in long-running shows talk about keeping it fresh.
REVIEW: Norbert Leo Butz's Memory and Mayhem:...
Review: Norbert Leo Butz's Memory and Mayhem: Live at 54 BELOW CD album
Audiences Give Gift to 'White Christmas'
A weekly summary of Broadway ticket sales
5 Classic Broadway Song Types
Great theater songs often fall into classic categories
Big Fish - Chicago World Premiere Production
Big Fish - Chicago World Premiere Production
Jersey Boys ~ Broadway Production
Jersey Boys ~ Broadway Production
REVIEW: Hair - Broadway Revival Cast Album
Hair, the American Tribal Love-Rock Musical 2009 Broadway Revival Cast Album Recording
Awards for Broadway, Off-Broadway, Cabaret, and...
Tony Award Winners & Other Awards for Broadway, Off-Broadway, Cabaret, and Special Events
Review - The Last Ship with Music and Lyrics by...
Does Sting's Broadway bow hold water?
Upcoming Broadway Musicals - Fall 2014
New Broadway musicals scheduled for the 2014-2015 season
Steven Spielberg's "Smash": Bringing Broadway...
Steven Spielberg's Smash: Broadway Musical Theatre on Television's Small Screen
And the Tony Doesn’t Go to . . .
Some winning musicals are Tony Award losers
Tony Awards for Best Book of a Musical -...
Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical
Broadway? Off-Broadway? What's the Difference?
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Tony Awards for Best Revival of a Play
Tony Awards for Best Revival of a Play
Which Comes First: The Words or the Music?
It's an age-old question. Is there a definitive answer?
The Tony Award for Best Actress in a Featured...
The Tony Award for Best Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Broadway National Tour Productions for 2013
Broadway National Tour Productions for 2013, The Shows Representing the Great White Way Across North America
Gypsy of the Year
Gypsy of the Year. Theater.
Reviews - Show Boat, Allegro, and The Band Wagon
Capsule reviews of three musical revivals
Broadway Shows Opening March 2013
Broadway Shows Opening March 2013
Tony Awards for Best Score
Tony Awards for Best Score. Theater.
Tony Awards for Best Actress in a Musical...
Tony Awards for Best Actress in a Musical
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1980-1981...
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1970-1971 through 1979-1980 Seasons
Review - Honeymoon in Vegas on Broadway
Is the new Jason Robert Brown musical worth the trip?
Dynamic Pricing for Broadway Tickets
Broadway producers are taking a tip from the airlines when it comes to variable pricing
Truman Capote’s 'Breakfast at Tiffany&#82...
Truman Capote’s 'Breakfast at Tiffany’s' - 2013 Broadway Premiere
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1990-1991...
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1990-1991 and 1991-1992 Seasons
Review: Michael Feinstein - The Sinatra...
Michael Feinstein The Sinatra Project, Vol. II: The Good Life
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
upstage
: "Upstage" refers to the part of the stage furthest from the audience. Use of the terms "up," "center,"
Broadway Theatres
Broadway Theatres. Theater.
Tom Hanks' is a 'Lucky Guy' ~ 2013 Broadway...
Tom Hanks' is a 'Lucky Guy' ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Algonquin Hotel 'Promises, Promises' a Suite Stay
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What to See on Broadway Now - Summer 2014
What to See on Broadway Now - a highly opinionated guide - Summer 2014
2013 Tony Awards - Play Categories
2013 Tony Awards in the Play Categories
Review: 'Once the Musical' Original Broadway...
Once the Musical Tony Award-winning Best Musical
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
Broadway Shows Closing January 2013
Broadway Shows Closing January 2013
Cabaret
: The word “cabaret” has different meanings within theatre, music, Broadway, and film. As a show, Cabaret
Great Songs Cut From Classic Musicals
Broadway songs that didn't make it to opening night
End of the Rainbow ~ Original Broadway Production
End of the Rainbow ~ Original Broadway Production
Peter and the Starcatcher, the new Broadway Play
Peter and the Starcatcher, the new Broadway Play
Tony Award for Best Actress in a Featured Role...
Tony Award for Best Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
The Best Musicals for Halloween...Don't Exist
Why are there no good scary musicals?
2013 Tony Awards - Musical Categories
2013 Tony Awards in the Musical Categories
2013 Drama League Awards
2013 Drama League Awards for Broadway and Off-Broadway Theatre Productions
Jesus Christ Superstar is Revived on Broadway...
Jesus Christ Superstar. Theater.
REVIEW: Chaplin ~ Original Broadway Cast...
REVIEW: Chaplin ~ Original Broadway Cast Recording

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