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Test Your Knowledge: Broadway Edition!

Test Your Knowledge: Broadway Edition!
From HQSaadiqah, June 19th, 2024
Virtual Experience
Who doesn't love a word search? A challenge sure to engage your brain; we've designed a custom word to test your Broadway musical knowledge. Can you find them all? Good luck!...
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Ranking The Top 10 Moulin Rouge! Musical Soundtrack Songs

Ranking The Top 10 Moulin Rouge! Musical Soundtrack Songs

Breaking NewsKevin, June 12th, 2024
BroadwayMusicalTony Nominee
You may fall head over heels for the love story in Baz Luhrmann's audacious retelling of the classic tale, but the Montmartre Quarter of Paris isn't just filled with the scent of love and lust it's filled with banger after banger....
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A Brief History of Queer Theatre

A Brief History of Queer Theatre

From HQKevin, June 4th, 2024
Virtual Experience
Queer theatre has always had a rebellious nature, and isn't afraid to show its true colours. It's sparked important conversations during times when openly discussing LGBTQ+ issues was taboo or illegal, throughout history......
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Your Brand New Broadway Season Is Here!

Your Brand New Broadway Season Is Here!

New SeasonDaniel, April 10th, 2024
Broadway in Des Moines adds some extra sparkle to the start of the year and announces the shows that will be taking over the stage of the Des Moines Civic Centre in 2024 and 2025....
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Some Like It Hot coming soon!

Some Like It Hot coming soon!

Just AnnouncedNews Desk, April 4th, 2024
Broadway2023 Tony WinnerMusical
The 13-time Tony-nominated, Grammy-winning show is hitting the road on a brand new tour in 2024! The classic black and white romantic comedy Some Like It Hot bursts onto the stage in full technicolor during a brand new imagining of Billy Wilder's 1959 musical mobster classic. Widely considered one of the most influential and celebrated filmmakers of the Golden Era of Hollywood cinema, Wilder brought together silver screen legends Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon for bonafide box office success, creating one of the most beloved films of the MGM canon in the process....
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Shucked coming soon!

Shucked coming soon!

Just AnnouncedNews Desk, April 4th, 2024
Broadway2023 Tony WinnerMusical
Winner of two Drama Desk Awards! After an a-maize-ing premiere at Broadways Nederlander Theatre, the heartwarming story is heading on a national tour! With Nashville's top songwriting talents from Tony winner Robert Horn, in collaboration with Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally, this musical offers a kernel of joy in these divided times, exploring how opening up to people and ideas we are wary of can be a beautiful process, uniting us in our similarities, not our differences. Aw Shucks!...
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Sing along with Hamilton!

Sing along with Hamilton!

Kitty, June 30th, 2023
BroadwayMusicalTony Nominee
Released this weekend, fans of Hamilton and its record-breaking soundtrack will finally get the chance to try their luck at some of its most iconic songs (and deviously difficult raps) as Disney+ releases this much-awaited sing-a-long......
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Theatreland Wishes You A Happy Pride Month!

Theatreland Wishes You A Happy Pride Month!

Saadiqah, June 26th, 2023
Virtual Experience
We are now coming to the last week of June also known as Pride Month around the world. This month is dedicated to celebrating the LGBTQIA+ community after the Stonewall riots, which were protests for gay liberation in 1969....
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This Years Tony Award Nominations!

This Years Tony Award Nominations!

Scarlet, May 9th, 2023
Virtual Experience
The 76th Tony Award nominations have been announced! A total of 38 shows were eligible for nominations, with 27 making the cut. Funny Girl's Lea Michele and previous Tony Winner Myles Frost had the honor of announcing this years nods....
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Olivier Award Winner David Bedella Joins & Juliet!

Olivier Award Winner David Bedella Joins & Juliet!

Kevin, February 16th, 2024
BroadwayMusicalLgbtq
Hear it, baby, one more time! The thunderous Max Martin-inspired musical & Juliet welcomes Olivier Award-winning David Bedella to the stage. David will play the role of Lance, Nurse's love interest....
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See Why The Audience Loved Moulin Rouge!

See Why The Audience Loved Moulin Rouge!

ReviewsSaadiqah, July 21st, 2023
One of the most beloved movies of the 21st century, Moulin Rouge captured the hearts of audiences across the world with its tragic love story and monumental score....
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Test Your Skills: Scrambled Broadway Songs!

Test Your Skills: Scrambled Broadway Songs!

From HQScarlet, June 23rd, 2023
Last week we tested your Broadway knowledge with scrambled show names! We thought it was quite an easy one, so have decided to dial it up slightly by scrambling up some Broadway hits. Pen's at the ready!...
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Test Your Skills: Word Scramble Quiz!

Test Your Skills: Word Scramble Quiz!

From HQScarlet, June 16th, 2023
Pens at the ready! Think you know your Broadway shows? How about if we scramble their names up? Each week we plan on bringing you a new quiz, with each one getting just that little bit harder. What do you win? Bragging rights of course!...
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What are the benefits of being a Theatreland subscriber?

What are the benefits of being a Theatreland subscriber?

From HQSaadiqah, June 2nd, 2023
Sometimes finding a new theatre show to dig your teeth into is like finding a needle in a haystack, where do you begin? Well what if I told you that we have the solution! It's simple, by becoming a Theatreland subscriber....
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What We're Listening To!

What We're Listening To!

From HQScarlet, May 31st, 2023
You can't go wrong with a good cast recording. Whether you've been able to catch the performance on stage or not, a cast recording will transport you directly to the action....
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Five famous operas you need to know about!

Five famous operas you need to know about!

From HQSaadiqah, May 24th, 2023
We all love an evening with a show, whether that's a musical, concert or comedy show but one genre that we think should be on your bucket list is Opera. Want to know where to start? Here are 5 top Operas that we think everyone should see....
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Women Of Theatre - Where Are They Now?

Women Of Theatre - Where Are They Now?

From HQScarlet, March 14th, 2023
In celebration of Women's History Month, we're finding out where the women who helped new generations discover their love for theater are now. From Julie Andrews to Liza Minnelli, we'll be answering the age old question....
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Puerto Rico welcomes Hamilton back for Benefit Performance

Puerto Rico welcomes Hamilton back for Benefit Performance

From HQSaadiqah, March 10th, 2023
The benefit show will run from June 13 until June 25 at Centro de Bellas Artes Luis A. Ferr in San Juan and will feature the cast of Angelica' North American tour....
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Moments That Shaped Broadway's Black History

Moments That Shaped Broadway's Black History

From HQScarlet, February 8th, 2023
Black History Month is happening now for the month of Feb! And so, we'd like to spotlight some major Broadway milestones paved by black artists....
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The Original Cast Recording

The Original Cast Recording

Breaking NewsKitty, September 16th, 2022
If you love theatre, chances are you got your first taste of the magic with an original cast recording! Today Kitty shares some facts about these glorious windows into our favorite musicals....
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