Godspell’s Open-Call Audition Answers the Prays of Broadway Hopefuls

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By Samantha Dupler Written in 1971 by John-Michael Tebelak and Stephen Schwartz and first performed at Carnegie Mellon University, Godspell tells the story of the Gospel According to St. Matthew with a hippie-like vibe. With its lack of a fixed setting, the show encourages creativity from directors, resulting in productions that have taken […]

My First Time: A Theatergoer’s Broadway Experience

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By Samantha Dupler “They don’t have this in Maine,” said eighteen year-old Kurt Nakanishi, staring up in awe at the lights of Times Square. “Those are the steps from Glee!” he exclaimed, pointing at the glass steps arched above the TKTS booth. “There are just so many…people.” He raised his phone’s camera and […]

10 Broadway Fun Facts Infographic

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Did you know that Ethel Merman once had a guest role on the Adam West “Batman” television show? Or that Stephen Sondheim almost pursued a completely different career path in college? Check out our of 10 Broadway Fun Facts to find out more theater facts. Embed this infograph on your website (copy and […]

Updated Tony Awards 2011 Performers and Presenters

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Send to Kindle The Tony Awards are the one place where every year, millions of people no matter how far away from New York City they are, can witness a bit of Broadway magic just by turning on their televisions. This year’s live performances include the standard medley of nominated show tunes, as well as […]

Offering Theater Fans the Lowest Price for Spider-man: Turn off the Dark Tickets!

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Spider-man: Turn off the Dark is turning into one of Broadway’s most engaging and lively stage shows in Times Square.  Theater-goers agree that Spidey is now topping the charts as Broadway’s next “must-see” musical.  Spider-man, already a Broadway best-seller, has music and lyrics from 22-time Grammy winners Bono and The Edge of U2, Spider-man […]

Bedford’s Whimsical Rendition of The Importance of Being Earnest hits Cinemas in June

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Send to Kindle Brian Bedford, the director and star of The Importance of Being Earnest , embraced exactly the opposite notion when creating the spectacle that will soon debut in Cinemas.  Bedford shows that with the right play, and the right director, there are no constraints when creating witty humor for Broadway Theater.  Bedford’s adaptation […]

The Magic of Children’s Theater

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Children’s musicals are topping the list for the highest grossing shows on Broadway. With Spiderman, The Lion King, The Addams Family and Mary Poppins in the top 10 list for sales, theater goers are lining up to see the G-rated productions. Are people interested in seeing their familiar childhood favorites, or are Americans […]

22 New Shows Opening on Broadway Spring ’11. Which ones will you see? – Poll

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Send to Kindle With 22 new shows opening during the Spring of 2011 on Broadway there are many choices for theatergoers. Which ones do you want to see? [polldaddy poll="4536849"]

Broadway Grosses week ending 2-13-2011

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Broadway’s grosses rose from the previous week by over $3MM with one third of that revenue generated by 2 new shows previewing and one returning from hiatus.  That means that this past week we saw a $2MM surge in sales from last week.  Why the increase?  No new snow storms to keep theatergoers […]

Iowa Lottery first in nation to use Broadway Show for Scratch off game

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Today marked the first time a state lottery made a marketing partnership with a Broadway show! Forging new ground in show marketing, Rock of Ages National Tour (5 star rating on TA) and the Iowa Lottery partnered to create a one of a kind scratch off game.  The promotion is well in advance […]