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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
5 Best Family-Friendly Broadway Shows
Look no further for a family-friendly trip for a Broadway-bound vacation with the kids!
Buying Discount Tickets at the TKTS Booth
Buying discount tickets at TKTS Booth
Top 5 Must See Broadway Musicals
When time is short in New York, these are the shows to see
orchestra seats
orchestra seats are on the first floor of a theater
Where Are the Best Seats at the Theater?
Where Should I Sit? The best seats in the house often depend on the theater
Broadway Cast Recordings You Should Buy Now
Some great recent cast-recording releases from the New York stage
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
blocking
blocking a stage direction term
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.
Discount Tickets Online
Find e-bargains to Broadway and off-Broadway shows.
'The Phantom of the Opera'
This Phantom is not showing his age.
mezzanine seats
Seats in the first or lowest balcony or in the front of a balcony in a theater
‘Shrek the Musical’ – A...
In Shrek the Musical, green goes from screen to the Broadway stage.
Where to Find Discounts for Broadway Shows Online
Where to Find Discounts for Broadway Shows Online
Theater Etiquette 101 - 2014 Edition
Theater Etiquette 101: A not-so-polite guide to polite theater behavior
What to See on Broadway Now - Summer 2014
What to See on Broadway Now - a highly opinionated guide - Summer 2014
Landing Your First Professional Role
What You Need to Break into the Professional Acting Ranks
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.
5 Best Broadway Plays
It’s a great year for Broadway plays. Here are 5 to see.
'In the Heights' - Broadway Review
In the Heights is a salsa-fueled new musical rocking the Richard Rodgers Theatre.
New York Theater Discounts: Box Office Deals
Many Broadway theaters off tickets for less than $40 through lotteries, to students and for standing room.
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
Is It "Theater" or "Theatre"?
A definitive answer to the age-old question: theater or theatre?
A Family-Friendly Guide to Broadway
A Family-Friendly Guide to Broadway - Summer 2014
'Hair'
The original rock musical is back on Broadway
'The 39 Steps' - Broadway Review
The 39 Steps is Hitchcok's classic tale of intrigue played for laughs on stage.
Broadway on a Budget
Learn How to Get Rich Broadway Theatre Experiences on the Cheap
raked stage
: A "raked stage" is a theatre stage floor angled from the edge of the stage, near the audience, up toward
New York Theater Discounts: TKTS Booths
The TKTS booth, with three New York locations, offers steeply discounted tickets for Broadway and off-Broadway shows
Memory and the Actor's Mind
Experts on how actors memorize lines and help to do it better
Disney’s Musicals on Broadway
Musicals continue Disney magic on stage
How Do I Get Tickets for Sold Out Shows?
Finding tickets for sold out shows
'Perfect Crime' - Off-Broadway Review
Perfect Crime is an off-Broadway murder mystery being solved for more than 20 years.
Landing Your First Role
Opportunities Are Out There for You to Get on Stage
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: 'War Horse,' Original Music from Tony...
War Horse, Original Music, Tony Award-winning Best Play
How to Read the Broadway Grosses
How can you tell if a Broadway show is actually making money? Read on, Macduff
Discount Ticket Buying Tips
Learn the tricks of the trade for getting Broadway bargain.
5 Cell Phone Rules for the Theater
There's more to cell phone etiquette than turning it off
5 Things to Know about Buying Theater Tickets
Tips for buying tickets to the theater
Breaking into Acting
What You Can Do Now to Get Started
'God of Carnage'
God of Carnage pits parents against each other
Insider Secrets of the TKTS Booth
How to use TKTS - The discount ticket booth for Broadway and Off-Broadway shows
Choosing Between a Musical or a Play
Make an informed selection when choosing between a musical or play
'The Lion King' - Disney's Roaring Success on...
Disney's The Lion King is still roaring strong on Broadway.
Review: Bonnie & Clyde Original Broadway Cast...
Review: Bonnie and Clyde Original Broadway Cast Album Recording CD
balcony seats
balcony seats are the highest seats in a theater
Upcoming Movie Musicals - Summer 2014
Hollywood has a checkered history filming Broadway musicals. Will these movie musicals hit or miss?
'Rock of Ages': Off-Broadway Review
Rock of Ages offers off-Broadway big hair and big sound of the '80s.
‘Young Frankenstein’ –...
Mel Brooks brings a film-favorite to the stage with Young Frankenstein
Review: Off-Broadway's 'ImaginOcean' Offers...
Review: Off-Broadway's 'ImaginOcean' is a delight for parents and children alike.
5 Tips for Taking Children to the Theater
Taking children to the theater can be great for them and you
'The Little Mermaid' - Disney Takes You 'Under...
Disney brings its Academy Award-winning movie to the stage with The Little Mermaid.
‘Rock of Ages’ – Bringin&#821...
'80s hair bands live again in Broadway musical Rock of Ages
Theater Discounts: London
Online and Box Office Discounts for London Theaters
'Boeing-Boeing' - Broadway's Version of Hit...
Fast-paced London hit lands big on Broadway
What Actors Wish You Knew About Attending the...
A few simple rules for good theater hehavior
Current Broadway Musicals and Plays
Current Broadway Musicals and Plays
10 Musicals That Won "Best Musical" By Default
A list of musicals that won the Tony Award for Best Musical in a weak field.
REVIEW: In the Heights - Broadway Original Cast...
REVIEW: In the Heights - Broadway Original Cast Album Recording
Review: 'Mary Poppins: the Supercalifragilistic...
Mary Poppins the Supercalifragilistic Musical
Table Manners - Review
A revival of Alan Ayckbourn’s comic trilogy - The Norman Conquests
Upcoming Hollywood Stars on Broadway - Summer...
No longer a place for rising stars and has-beens, Broadway today regularly attracts A-list stars
'Guys and Dolls' - Review
Guys and Dolls revival on Broadway
'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.
‘The Norman Conquests’ Three Plays...
A three-way, three-play look at the complications of attempted infidelity
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.
Tony Awards 101
All you need to know to enjoy the Tony Awards
'A Tale of Two Cities' - Broadway Review
A Tale of Two Cities is a new musical based on the Dickens classic
'Jersey Boys' - The Four Seasons' Songs and the...
Jersey Boys is Broadway's retelling of the story behind Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.
Discount Definitions: What You Can Get at the...
From Student to Standing Room, Broadway Theaters Offer Many Discounts
The Reasons for 'Rent's' Success
A look at a watershed Broadway musical.
Broadway
: Broadway refers to the preeminent professional theatre productions in the Theatre District of New York
Peter and the Starcatcher, the new Broadway Play
Peter and the Starcatcher, the new Broadway Play
The 2014 Tony Awards: Who Won and Who Should...
The 2014 Tony Awards: Who Won and Who Should Have Won
2013 Drama League Awards
2013 Drama League Awards for Broadway and Off-Broadway Theatre Productions
'Mary Poppins' - Beloved Book and Movie on Stage
Mary Poppins travels from page to screen to stage to New York via London.
'The Story of My Life' - The Ups and Downs of...
The Story of My Life on Broadway tells of time's toll on friendship
Kinky Boots ~ the New Musical by Harvey...
Kinky Boots ~ the New Musical by Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper
‘What’s That Smell?’...
What's That Smell? The Music of Jacob Sterling is a spot-on satire of bad Broadway composers.
‘American Buffalo’ –...
David Mamet’s 1976 play was groundbreaking and is revived on Broadway
‘Next to Normal’ - Review
A family faces the challenge of a bi-polar mom
‘reasons to be pretty’ - Review
Obsession with body image takes toll on relationships
'For Lovers Only' - Review
Nearly two hours of love songs from stage, screen and radio
'The Passion of the King'
An Easter spectacle spans ages for perspective on Christ's passion
Top 10 TV Shows with Broadway Stars
Top 10 TV Shows with Broadway Stars
'Shrek the Musical' - The Road to Broadway
Shrek the Musical is the movie and more on Broadway
Motown: the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Motown: the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Matilda the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Matilda the Musical ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Patti LuPone Is 'The Lady with the Torch'
Patti LuPone 'The Lady with the Torch'
'South Pacific' - Another 'Enchanting Evening'...
South Pacific, Rodgers and Hammerstein's 1949 Tony-winning musical, is new again at Lincoln Center.
'Waiting for Godot'
Waiting for Godot stars Nathan Lane and John Goodman in Samuel Beckett’s classic
REVIEW: A Christmas Story the Musical -...
A Christmas Story World Premiere Recording Cast Album
'Pal Joey' – Review
Rodgers and Hart classic Pal Joey sings.
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
Jersey Boys ~ Broadway Production
Jersey Boys ~ Broadway Production
2013 Tony Awards - Musical Categories
2013 Tony Awards in the Musical Categories
Awards for Broadway, Off-Broadway, Cabaret, and...
Tony Award Winners & Other Awards for Broadway, Off-Broadway, Cabaret, and Special Events
Top 5 Great Date Nights at the Theater
Five Broadway shows, many on tour now, that make a great night on the town
Stephen Schwartz's Pippin ~ Broadway Revival 2013
Pippin by Stephen Schwartz, composer of Wicked
'Danny and Sylvia: The Danny Kaye Musical' -...
Musical of 12 years in the life of Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fein
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? ~ 50th...
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? ~ 50th Anniversary Broadway Revival Production
Review: 'Once the Musical' Original Broadway...
Once the Musical Tony Award-winning Best Musical
‘Blithe Spirit’
Blithe Spirit is a 'spirited' return to Broadway for Coward
Review: The Book of Mormon Broadway Original...
Review: The Book of Mormon Broadway Original Cast Album
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella ~ 2013...
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
Tony Awards for Best Book of a Musical -...
Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical
Stage Right
Stage right-
Bare - Off-Broadway Premiere Musical
Bare - Off-Broadway Premiere Musical
Orphans - 2013 Broadway Premiere Production
Orphans - 2013 Broadway Premiere Production, Award-winning Play Makes Its Broadway Debut
Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical
Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical
‘9 to 5’ - A Musical Take on Bad...
Dolly Parton brings her hit movie to the stage
The Tony Award for Best Actress in a Featured...
The Tony Award for Best Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
And the Tony Doesn’t Go to . . .
Some winning musicals are Tony Award losers
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.
‘West Side Story’ – Singing...
West Side Story returns to Broadway in grittier revival
Bette Midler in 'I'll Eat You Last' ~ 2013...
Bette Midler in 'I'll Eat You Last' ~ 2013 Broadway Premiere
'13' - All Teens All the Time in Jason Robert...
A new musical with an all-teenage cast
Broadway National Tour Productions for 2013
Broadway National Tour Productions for 2013, The Shows Representing the Great White Way Across North America
'Irena's Vow'
Irena's Vow is an amazing, true story of love and forgiveness in World War II
REVIEW: Chaplin ~ Original Broadway Cast...
REVIEW: Chaplin ~ Original Broadway Cast Recording
'Anything Goes' Broadway Revival starring...
'Anything Goes' Broadway Revival starring Sutton Foster and Joel Grey
Mary Stuart - Review
Mary Stuart updates Friedrich Schiller’s play about the fictional meeting between Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots.
'Avenue Q' - Puppets Gone Wild on Broadway
Avenue Q is puppets gone wild on Broadway.
The Big Knife ~ 2013 Broadway Revival
The Big Knife ~ 2013 Broadway Revival
REVIEW: Lysistrata Jones Original Broadway Cast...
Lysistrata Jones, Original Broadway Cast Album Recording
Tony Award for Best Costume Designer
Tony Award for Best Costume Designer
Gypsy
gypsy Theater.
Jesus Christ Superstar is Revived on Broadway...
Jesus Christ Superstar. Theater.
'Chicago' - Broadway's Longest-Running Revival
Long-running revival keeps dancing with new stars.
Q&A with ‘The Passion of the King’s...
Producer, director, writer, actor Brent Grosvenor on the state of Christian theater
'Exit the King' - Academy Awarrd-winners Rush,...
Exit the King is Eugene Ionesco’s ‘apprenticeship for death’
‘Blithe Spirit’ – A Haunting...
Blithe Spirit revival brings stars back to Broadway
'The Phantom of the Opera' - Broadway's...
Broadway's longest-running show, The Phantom of the Opera, is still going strong.
Steven Spielberg's "Smash": Bringing Broadway...
Steven Spielberg's Smash: Broadway Musical Theatre on Television's Small Screen
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
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof ~ 2013 Broadway Revival...
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof ~ 2013 Broadway Revival Production
Tony Award for Best Director of a Play
Tony Award for Best Director of a Play
Tony Awards for Best Actor in a Featured Role...
Tony Awards for Best Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
'Desire Under the Elms' - Review
Eugene O'Neill's "Greek tragedy" for Broadway
Pump Boys & Dinettes ~ 2013 Broadway Revival
Pump Boys & Dinettes ~ 2013 Broadway Revival
Jekyll & Hyde the Musical
Jekyll & Hyde 2013 Broadway Revival
'One Man, Two Guvnors' on Broadway
One Man, Two Guvnors on Broadway
Murder Ballad ~ Sexy Off-Broadway Musical...
Murder Ballad ~ Steamy Off-Broadway Musical Production
'Billy Elliot' - Adds Elton John's Music to a...
Billy Elliot brings the hit movie to the stage with Elton John's music
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