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Musicals & Theater: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
Paintings That Inspired Broadway Musicals
Classic paintings, and one piece of sculpture, that helped to inspire the stories and the design for classic Broadway musicals
Where Are the Best Seats at the Theater?
Where Should I Sit? The best seats in the house often depend on the theater
There Are No Perfect Musicals
But there doesn't need to be
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.
10 Musicals That Changed Broadway
From Show Boat to The Producers, Broadway was never the same after these shows
Attending a Broadway Show – 5 Tips...
Things to know to help you enjoy your night at the theater.
The 50 Worst Musicals Ever
Not every show is a classic. Musicals & Theater.
Top 5 Must See Broadway Musicals
When time is short in New York, these are the shows to see
Student Rush, Ticket Lotteries, and Standing Room
You can find inexpensive tickets to Broadway shows if you're willing to wait. And wait
The 100 Best Musicals of All Time
Did your favorite make the list?
5 Best Family-Friendly Broadway Shows
Look no further for a family-friendly trip for a Broadway-bound vacation with the kids!
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: 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
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.
Attending a Broadway Show - Dos and Don'ts
Simple tips to improve your theater-going experience - and that of your neighbors
The 50 Most Underrated Musicals
Even great shows can slip through the cracks
Insider Secrets of the TKTS Booth
How to use TKTS - The discount ticket booth for Broadway and Off-Broadway shows. Tips for beating the line for discount Broadway tickets
The 50 Most Overrated Musicals
Some musicals don't deserve the hype
5 Classic Broadway Song Types
Great theater songs often fall into classic categories
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.
Top Ten Theater Songs That Make You Cry
Some songs get you every time. Musicals & Theater.
Reviews - First Daughter Suite and Daddy Long...
Two new Off-Broadway musicals defy expectations
10 Musicals That Changed Broadway
Milestone shows that altered the course of musical theater - for better or worse
Review - Waitress With Songs by Sara Bareilles
Broadway-bound musical now showing in Cambridge is a stunner
The Best Musicals of 2014
Which shows, on Broadway and beyond, were the best of 2014?
Theater Etiquette 101
A not-so-polite guide to polite theater behavior
Memory and the Actor's Mind
Experts on how actors memorize lines and offer help on how to do it better
Landing Your First Role
Opportunities Are Out There for You to Get on Stage
Broadway on a Budget
Learn How to Get Rich Broadway Theatre Experiences on the Cheap
The Worst Musicals From the Best Writers
Even the titans of musical theater make mistakes.
Review - Sylvia Revival on Broadway
Annaleigh Ashford has a field day has A.R. Gurney's eponymous pooch
Who Does What? - Composer, Lyricist, Librettist
A handy guide to who's who on a Broadway show - Part 2
The Worst Musicals of 2014
Hey, you gotta take the bad with the good, right?
Review - Hamilton on Broadway
It's the biggest hit in years. But is it truly revolutionary?
Why Do Broadway Shows Close?
Nothing lasts forever, especially on Broadway
New York Theater Discounts: Box Office Deals
Many Broadway theaters off tickets for less than $40 through lotteries, to students and for standing room.
No Cast Recording? No Future
Cast albums are the key to a musical afterlife
Where Broadway Stars Went to College
Where to get the training you need to shine on Broadway
Discount Broadway Tickets Online
Find online bargains to Broadway and Off-Broadway shows
REVIEW: In the Heights - Broadway Original Cast...
REVIEW: In the Heights - Broadway Original Cast Album Recording
Disney Musicals on Broadway
Disney continues its musical magic on stage, on Broadway and beyond.
Review - Dames at Sea Revival on Broadway
Can this plucky little show stay afloat?
Review - Spring Awakening Revival on Broadway
Can this ambitious, high-concept revival overcome the show's fundamental flaw?
How to Read the Broadway Grosses
How can you tell if a Broadway show is actually making money? Read on, Macduff
Which Comes First: The Words or the Music?
It's an age-old question. Is there a definitive answer?
Review - Amazing Grace Musical on Broadway
How sweet the sound? Hardly. Musicals & Theater.
7 Things Broadway Producers Won't Tell You
Even theater has its dirty little secrets
Dynamic Pricing for Broadway Tickets
Broadway producers are taking a tip from the airlines when it comes to variable pricing
Review - Finding Neverland on Broadway
Even after significant changes, Neverland fails to soar
5 Cell Phone Rules for the Theater
Think your phone isn't bothering anyone? Think again
Review - Side Show Revival on Broadway
After 16 years and a major overhaul, is Side Show any better?
25 Things I've Learned From Musicals
Musical theater offers a surprising number of lessons learned
Review - The New Musical Hamilton Off-Broadway
Is Hamilton really as good as everyone says?
: The apron is the part of the stage between the proscenium or grande curtain to the lip, being the portion
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 - Trip of Love Off-Broadway
Is this psychedelic musical revue of songs from the 1960s worth the trip?
Reviews - The Book of Mormon, Matilda, and Wicked
Revisiting Broadway's biggest hits
Musical Theater Terms You Probably Don't Know
Think you know a lot about musicals? Try these terms on for size
Upcoming Broadway Musicals - Fall 2014
New Broadway musicals scheduled for the 2014-2015 season
Review: 'Mary Poppins: the Supercalifragilistic...
Mary Poppins the Supercalifragilistic Musical
Top 10 TV Shows with Broadway Stars
Top 10 TV Shows with Broadway Stars
And the Tony Doesn’t Go to . . .
Some winning musicals are Tony Award losers
Broadway? Off-Broadway? What's the Difference?
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Questions to Ask as You Write Your Musical
Questions to Ask as You Write Your Musical: Lessons from The New York Musical Theatre Festival
What Actors Wish You Knew About Attending the...
A few simple rules for good theater hehavior
Upcoming Musicals - Broadway and Off-Broadway
Upcoming Musicals - Broadway and Off-Broadway
How Do Musicals Get to Broadway?
How did your favorite show get to Broadway? Chances are, it was a long, long road
Musicals That Closed on Opening Night
How can a Broadway musical only last one performance?
The 2015 Tony Awards - The Winners
Who won? Who should have won? Musicals & Theater.
REVIEW: 'War Horse,' Original Music from Tony...
War Horse, Original Music, Tony Award-winning Best Play
Broadway Cast Recordings You Should Buy Now
Some great recent cast-recording releases from the New York stage
The Macy's Parade - Forgotten Gems and...
Do the Thanksgiving Day numbers represent the best of Broadway? Not necessarily
5 Myths About Musicals
Setting the record straight about musical-theater misconceptions
Review - Something Rotten on Broadway
Maybe they shouldn't have canceled the out-of-town tryout
Blackface? Yellowface? About Face
Asian Americans raise objections to cross-racial casting
10 Great Tony Numbers From Not-So-Great Musicals
Even middling shows can shine on Tony night
Review - A Little Night Music at The Huntington...
Broadway stars and talented locals illuminate Sondheim's classic
When Marketing Goes Horribly Wrong
Hell hath no fury like the theater community scorned
Top 5 Theater Superstitions
Theater may just be the most superstitious of professions.
The Worst Times to Attend a Broadway Show
Looking for Broadway bargains? You'd better bundle up
5 Things to Know about Buying Theater Tickets
Tips for buying tickets to the theater
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
Review: The Book of Mormon Broadway Original...
Review: The Book of Mormon Broadway Original Cast Album
Breaking Into Acting - Tips on Breaking into...
Breaking Into Acting - Tips on Breaking into Acting
Discount Ticket Buying Tips
Learn the tricks of the trade for getting Broadway bargain.
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Top 5 Valentine's Day Musicals
Five romantic musicals for Valentine's Day dates
Q&A with ‘The Passion of the...
Producer, director, writer, actor Brent Grosvenor on the state of Christian theater
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 - The Phantom of the Opera with Norm...
Review - The Phantom of the Opera with Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess
Upcoming Movie Musicals - Summer 2014
Hollywood has a checkered history filming Broadway musicals. Will these movie musicals hit or miss?
Are Musical Sequels Cursed?
Why has there never been a successful sequel to a Broadway musical?
Musical Revivals on Broadway This Spring
Broadway serves up some old favorites
Upcoming Musical Revivals on Broadway - Summer...
A preview of musical favorites scheduled to play Broadway this coming season
10 Tony Best Musicals - How Have They Performed?
How have the past 10 Tony Award Best Musical winners fared?
New Musicals on Broadway This Spring
A bumper crop of new musicals are heading to Broadway this season
Boston's Colonial Theater to Become...a Student...
Emerson College has contoversial plans for this historic venue
Reviews - Fool for Love and Old Times on Broadway
Clive Owen and Sam Rockwell bring Pinter and Shepard to Broadway
: The word “cabaret” has different meanings within theatre, music, Broadway, and film. As a show, Cabaret
Review - The King and I on Broadway
This sumptuous revival is almost flawless. Almost
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners for the...
Outer Critics Circle Award Winners 1992-1993 and 1993-1994 Seasons
The Broadway Bloodbath: What's Left and What's...
Out with the old, in with the new
Reviews - Show Boat, Allegro, and The Band Wagon
Capsule reviews of three musical revivals
Theater Discounts: London
Online and Box Office Discounts for London Theaters
Revisit - Gentleman's Guide on Broadway
What do you do when you miss one show? You see another
"Stunt Casting" Versus "Star Casting"
Are celebrities good for Broadway shows?
What Happens If I Miss the Show?
Couldn't make it to the theater? You may be in luck
10 Musicals That Won "Best Musical" By Default
A list of musicals that won the Tony Award for Best Musical in a weak field.
Reviews - Fun Home, The Visit, and It Shoulda...
Capsule reviews of three new Broadway musicals
The 2015 Tony Nominations
Who got nods? Who got snubbed? Musicals & Theater.
Discount Definitions: What You Can Get at the...
From Student to Standing Room, Broadway Theaters Offer Many Discounts
Review: Off-Broadway's 'ImaginOcean' Offers...
Review: Off-Broadway's 'ImaginOcean' is a delight for parents and children alike.
Jesus Christ Superstar is Revived on Broadway...
Jesus Christ Superstar. Musicals & Theater.
Awards for Broadway, Off-Broadway, Cabaret, and...
Tony Award Winners & Other Awards for Broadway, Off-Broadway, Cabaret, and Special Events
7 Unlikely Stars of Broadway Musicals
Anyone can star in a Broadway musical, right? Right?
Review Roundup - Broadway Plays - Fall 2014
Capsule reviews of Curious Incident, You Can't Take It With You, and It's Only a Play
Discount Broadway Theater Clubs
Looking for theater tickets on the cheap? Join the club
SpongeBob the Musical? And Why Not?
Absorbent and yellow and porous is he...and he's headed for Broadway, too
Peter Pan Live! - Seven Things You Need to Know
Essential facts about the upcoming live broadcast
Making Theater Accessible to All
Theater needs to welcome those with special needs
Tony Awards for Best Actress in a Musical...
Tony Awards for Best Actress in a Musical
The Battle to Save Historic Theaters
Efforts to save priceless theatrical treasures don't always work
Review - On the Town Revival on Broadway
The wondrous Barrington Stage production finds a Broadway berth
Choosing a Show to See
On Broadway or Main Street, You Want to Choose the Right Show
Who Does What? - Understudy, Swing, Standby
When a performer is out, who takes whose place?
Must Musicals Be True to Their Sources?
Some of the best shows of all time went rogue
NYMF 2015 - A Critic's Notebook
A subjective summary of the 2015 New York Musical Theater Festival (NYMF)
Review - On the Town With Misty Copeland
She's America's prima ballerina. But can she act?
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
Review - Hand to God on Broadway
The most shocking and hilarious play in years
Review - Little Shop of Horrors with Jake...
Sure, he's a superstar. But can he sing?
The Book of Mormon
The Book of Mormon, Broadway Musical
Murder Ballad ~ Sexy Off-Broadway Musical...
Murder Ballad ~ Steamy Off-Broadway Musical Production
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.
The 2015 Tony Awards - The Broadcast
Where's Neal Patrick Harris when we need him?
10 Great Tony Awards Performances
The best Tony moments are actual full-length numbers
Review: 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes' Cast Album...
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Encores! Production Cast Album
7 Classic Musicals That Were Box-Office Flops
Porgy and Bess   is considered George and Ira Gershwin's theatrical masterpiece, to the point where the
The Most Common Theater Configurations
Proscenium? Thrust? Arena? Huh? Musicals & Theater.
Movie Review - The Last Five Years
Does this fan favorite sing on screen?
The Best Shows for the Holidays
Lots of musical productions are competing for your holiday dollar. Which ones are worth it?
: In the theatre, the Stage Manager’s prompt book is called the Bible because it contains the script
A Family-Friendly Guide to Broadway
A Family-Friendly Guide to Broadway - Summer 2014
Review - An American in Paris on Broadway
The stage version retains little of the movie's charm
: "DS" is the abbreviation for "downstage," referring to the plane of the stage nearest the audience.
What to See on Broadway Now - Summer 2014
What to See on Broadway Now - a highly opinionated guide - Summer 2014
Review - Into the Woods Movie
Does the new film do justice to the Sondheim classic?
Review - Gigi on Broadway with Vanessa Hudgens
Broadway stalwarts can't save Gigi from Vanessa Hudgens

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