For Reneé Rapp, Everything’s a Competition in Mean Girls...In a Very Good Way
Mean Girls, Tina Fey’s über-popular musical based on her 2004 cult movie, thrives on the themes of fitting in, girl power, and competition—all cooked up in the familiar high school petri dish of cliques and one-upmanship.
Tony Winners to the Max: Broadway's Latest
The new theatre season is (finally!) official, marked by eye-catching previews and electrifying opening nights.
Come From Away: A Once and Future Kindness
Canadians Irene Sankoff and David Hein bring an uplifting look at the September 11th attacks in their hit Broadway musical Come From Away.
Who’s Who & What’s Hot on New York Stages
New York’s theatrical roster is always a treasure trove of long-running classics, with star power in perennial full force. Musicals, comedies, dramas—the adventure begins.
Savings on The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking
The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking, sweeps audiences along a 10,000-year journey through history across the globe accompanied by craft cocktails and live musical performances! Save $15 off ticket price with City Guide.
Bella Bella: Celebrating a Groundbreaking Champion of Feminism
Harvey Fierstein, the four-time Tony award winner, wrote Bella Bella, in which he interprets the feisty firebrand politician Bella Abzug. Directed by Kimberly Senior, Fierstein affectionately lauds the brash Bronx native, who was born in 1920, the same year the 19th amendment giving women the right to vote was ratified.
Blue Man Group Discount: Save with Our Coupon Code!
Best known for their wildly popular theatrical shows, Blue Man Group combines music, comedy, and multimedia theatrics to produce a unique form of entertainment in New York City.
Fabulous Fall on Broadway: Welcoming Newcomers and Celebrating Classics
It happens every year: the fall portion of the new Broadway season comes in like a lamb and moves into winter like The Lion King. Unlike the spring, musicals in fall are generally outnumbered by plays, which come packed with big name stars from the U.S. and U.K. For those willing to congregate at the stage door after the show, handshakes, autographs, and selfies with celebs add up to pretty awesome rewards.
All New York's a Stage: Exploring NYC Theatre Beyond Broadway
It’s often easy to forget that NYC’s five boroughs are also the home to more than 200+ neighborhood theatres, companies, and festivals. In an effort to shine a light on all the great local theatre happening all over the city, the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment has partnered with Show-Score to create ALL NEW YORK’S A STAGE.
Ready for a New Season on Broadway?
Theatre, subjective animal that it is, appeals to us on different levels, from nostalgia to intellectual stimulation to escapism. Broadway’s new season is cutting a mighty swath through all of them—as well as a few others!
Theatre a la Carte: This Fall on Broadway
Let me be among the first to welcome you to a new season of theatre—New York style.
This Week in Off- and Off-Off-Broadway New York Theatre
Here is a sampling of New York theatre's Off- and Off-Off-Broadway offerings in the current mix. You'll find everything from a cappella to A Bat Out of Hell!
Off Broadway: Great Theater and Dance Minus Broadway Prices Coming Up in NYC
Want to enjoy theater in New York, but put off by stratospheric ticket costs? There are many theaters with great productions if you know where to find them, some with tickets for as little as $25. Featuring the Cherry Lane Theatre, Atlantic Theater, Irish Repertory Theater, New World Stages, and more.
Reviewer’s Beat: Moulin Rouge!
In the weeks leading up to Moulin Rouge!’s Broadway debut the yowza buzz was robust. Rapturous even. And considering the ravishing welcoming committee flanking the Hirschfeld Theatre’s revamped stage—an uninhibited gaggle of buff, brassy, persuasive performers, their thongs and spandex pants topped with vintagesque corsets and topcoats—yowza is an understatement.
Anything for Love: Bat Out of Hell—The Musical
When the voltage-driven Meat Loaf album Bat Out of Hell debuted in 1977, the vocals painted by composer Jim Steinman were draped in theatricality. This was a rock musical waiting to happen. And now it has.
King Kong on Broadway: Catch Him While You Can
The 2,000-pound gorilla may be about to exit the room, but not before he leaves a legacy of the loudest audience oohs, ahhs, and OMGs in Broadway history—and a Tony Award tribute to his headline-grabbing stage presence!
Reviewer’s Beat: The Imbible and Day Drinking
Entering the intimate Green Room bar at New World Stages—setting for both The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking and Day Drinking: The Brunch Musical—means shedding the world outside and giving yourself over to a sparkling young cast who know their way around mixology, comedy, history, and a fast costume change.
Buzzalicious Theatre Here (NYC) & Now (WorldPride)
Après the Tonys…Thrill? Relief? Letdown? Opportunity? The latter, of course, has much to do with taking on uncharted Broadway by scoring tickets to the 2019-2020 season’s first wave of shows.
Best of the Best NYC Theatre Fests: Summer, 2019
June, July, and August in the Big Apple are known for Theatre Festivals—arguably the most innovative and inspiring in the world—and some of these events include shows from around the globe. And taking advantage of these fests is a right of theatrical passage for up and coming artists, and the audiences who ride the cutting edge to meet them for the first time during summer in the city.
Reviewer's Beat: Last Man Club
In Last Man Club, Axis Theater Company, the bold standard of boundary-breaking Off-Broadway theatre, once again serves up a powder keg banquet of characters, this time relegated to the Lost & Found Department of Dust Bowl Americana.
Life Sucks.: Who Knew Angst Could Be So Much Fun?
Thankfully, for those of us unable to navigate the production’s initial run, playwright Aaron Posner’s ingenious riff on Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya—Life Sucks.— has returned to take up residence at 42nd Street’s Theatre Row.
Mean Girls, Mean Girls, Whatcha Gonna Do? | Taylor Louderman on Broadway
When Taylor Louderman makes her entrance as “apex predator” Regina George in Tina Fey’s acclaimed new musical Mean Girls, she arrives in a spectacularly gauzy burst of pink attitude.
'Tis the Season to Be Tony: 2019 Tony Predictions
The game’s on, my friends, but the question remains: will it end with a sweep or a variety pack of shows taking a sliver of the 73rd Annual Tony Awards pie?
A Julie Nichols for a New Era: Lilli Cooper Shines in Tootsie
I last saw Lilli Cooper in SpongeBob SquarePants playing Sandy Cheeks and she was the most adorable thing on Broadway. Now she’s bringing a different sort of adorableness to the role of Julie Nichols, the leading lady caught up in a convoluted romance in Tootsie.
Reviewer's Beat: To Kill a Mockingbird
Unlike Harper Lee’s novel and the 1962 film, Aaron Sorkin’s stage adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird begins in the courtroom—a tableau of characters that unfolds in flashbacks, the effect being a memory play (semi-autobiographical from Lee’s perspective), and a haunting one at that.