Monday, April 6, 2015

If/Then Denver | Buell Theatre by Administrator

Everyday we all make choices. Some are of the boring variety while others are crucial and alter the course of our lives. Have you ever asked the question, “what if I made a different c…

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If/Then Los Angeles | Pantages Theatre by Administrator

Everyday we all make decisions. Some are insignificant choices that make no consequence yet others affect the path our lives take. Have you ever asked the question, “what if I made a d…

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If/Then San Diego | San Diego Civic Theatre by Administrator

We make choices everyday. Some are of the boring variety while others are crucial and alter the course of our lives. Have you ever asked the question, “what if I made the other choice&…

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If/Then Boston | Boston Opera House by Administrator

We make choices everyday. Some are of the boring variety while others are crucial and alter the course of our lives. Have you ever asked yourself what if you made a different choice? As part…

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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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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Looking into Broadway Up Close Walking Tours by Diamond Grant

If you are anything like me, you probably read the title of this article and thought, “What on earth is a Broadway Up Close Walking Tour?” Prior to my research on the subject I had never…

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Friday, September 12, 2014

The Most Controverial Shows & Musicals for High Schools to Perform by Diamond Grant

Every year thousands of high schools across the country go about the process of recreating some of Broadway’s greatest shows. There are a wide variety of shows to choose from and Broadway …

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Broadway’s 20 Must Follow Twitter Profiles by Diamond Grant

Broadway just seemed destined to light up social media. As a performance art, it just lends itself to the medium so well. Twitter has no shortage of Broadway-related profiles. The only probl…

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Is ‘On the Town’ Already in Financial Trouble a Month Before Opening? by Diamond Grant

The recent radical step taken by producers of the upcoming fall revival of On The Town seems to suggest to many that they may be in financial trouble. Howard and Janet Kagan released a state…

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Friday, August 15, 2014

How to Invest in Broadway by Diamond Grant

When you share the town with the investment capital of the world, all that financial acumen can’t help but eye the investment opportunity inherent in Broadway. Wicked has grossed billi…

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Thursday, August 7, 2014

Best Theatre History Books by Diamond Grant

So if you love the theatre as I do, chances are you want to spend at least some of your free time delving into the history of the art. There are so many references and resources when it come…

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Monday, July 28, 2014

Which Book of Mormon Songs are Parodies of Broadway Classics? by Diamond Grant

The Book of Mormon’s cast recording album was almost as big a hit as the musical itself when it was released in May 2011. It became iTunes fastest-selling Broadway cast album on its re…

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Saturday, July 26, 2014

Once San Antonio | Majestic Theatre by Administrator

Fall slowly into the heart of the music of Once, the critically acclaimed Broadway play that will tug at your heartstrings. The San Antonio Majestic Theatre plays host to this Tony Award win…

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Phantom of the Opera Tampa | Straz Center by Administrator

A magnificent holiday season awaits Tampa! Fresh from its West End and Broadway successes, Cameron Mackintosh’s Phantom of the Opera is on its much-awaited North American Tour and will…

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Friday, July 25, 2014

Pippin Tampa | Straz Center by Administrator

A restless prince makes his way to Tampa. Pippin, the beloved and acclaimed Stephen Schwartz classic, joins the exciting 2014-2014 Broadway Series of The Straz Center for the Performing Arts…

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Chicago the Musical Buffalo | Shea’s Performing Arts Center by Administrator

It’s going to be a sizzling hot Valentine’s month in Buffalo! Chicago The Musical, the number 1 longest running musical in the history of Broadway that inspired the Academy Award…

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Monday, July 21, 2014

What Did Broadway’s Book of Mormon Get Wrong by Diamond Grant

By anyone’s estimation, The Trey Parker and Matt Stone creation, The Book of Mormon, has morphed into a theatrical sensation. It has received heavy acclaim for its comedic take on the …

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Monday, July 14, 2014

Bootlegs of Full Broadway Shows Available on YouTube, Tumblr by Mark Runyon

I know you’ve seen those FBI warnings that run on the front end of DVDs, warning of the dire consequences of recording and distributing a movie. Have you ever seen one of those go up o…

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Friday, July 4, 2014

Exploring $30 Tickets of HIPTIX & MTC’s 30 Under 30 by Diamond Grant

Nurturing the love of theatre in the next generation of theatre goers should be high on the priority list of theatres across the Great White Way. If you aren’t pumping new blood into s…

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Monday, June 30, 2014

Are Broadway Previews Worth Skipping Opening Night? by Diamond Grant

Its a bit redundant to describe a Broadway preview performance as one that rolls out before the show’s official opening. That should be common knowledge. But the better question is, do…

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Why is Russell Crowe so Reviled in ‘Les Miserables’? by Diamond Grant

Oscar winner Russell Crowe is generally revered by most as a highly talented actor having starred in award winning films such as Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind and Cinderella Man. However, his�…

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Friday, June 20, 2014

Profiling the Best College Theatre Programs by Diamond Grant

There are certainly no shortage of theatre programs both nationally and internationally, but there are a few that standout amongst the rest. Below is a list compiled of some of the greatest …

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Monday, June 16, 2014

Do Critic Reviews Make Or Break a Production on Broadway? by Diamond Grant

The role of the traditional theater critic has significantly evolved over the last decade. While there are some individuals who heavily rely on critical reviews prior to venturing out to sam…

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Thursday, June 12, 2014

Shows that Changed the Fabric of Broadway by Diamond Grant

Broadway is littered with shows that either have been and currently are extraordinary. However, there are some shows that have truly altered the fabric of Broadway in major ways. We each ha…

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Monday, June 9, 2014

Kristen Bell, Hunter Parrish, Amber Riley Star in ‘Hair’ at Hollywood Bowl by Diamond Grant

The previously announced upcoming production of Hair at this year’s Hollywood Bowl will star Kristin Bell a Sheila, Hunter Parrish as Claude, and Amber Rile as Dionne. They will be joi…

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Are Hollywood Stars Ruining Broadway? by Diamond Grant

Who doesn’t love a Hollywood starlet? An entire tabloid industry has been built around them. They spearhead films that gross billions at the box office each year. Usually, their lives …

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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