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Monday, March 9, 2015

Auditioning for Broadway: Everything You Need to Know But Were Afraid to Ask by Brenda Neugent

The long-running Broadway musical “A Chorus Line” – featuring music by Marvin Hamlisch – is at its heart an honest portrayal of the Great White Way, beginning with the nerve-wracking…

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

How Much Does It Cost to Put on a Broadway Show? by Brenda Neugent

In 1960, when most Broadway shows cost as much as $250,000 to mount, the producers of “The Fantasticks” spent less than $1,000 on the set and just over $500 on costumes, while the set de…

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Top Colleges for Theatre Students in 2015 by Brenda Neugent

Many of those who dream of being on Broadway still hop a bus and head to the Big Apple with little more than a suitcase and an unquenchable desire to perform on some of the most storied stag…

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Saturday, February 14, 2015

Broadway’s Most Romantic Shows by Brenda Neugent

Broadway has been in love with love since the curtain rose on romantic shows like “Anna Christie,” Eugene O’Neill’s “Pretty Woman” of its time, the undying and risk-it-all love o…

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Friday, February 6, 2015

The Black Crook: A Little Near-Nudity Made This Show Broadway’s First True Hit by Brenda Neugent

While many contemporary Broadway shows can gross $1 million during a great week’s run, the first show to reach that monumental box office number – earning the place as Broadway’s first…

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Friday, January 30, 2015

When Broadway and Opera Mix by Brenda Neugent

Opera is often talked about as being a seasoned mix of many art genres, most importantly theater, dance and orchestra, which come together into one unforgettable night of artistry. “Opera …

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All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards