• Oct : 9 : 2013 - The Lyceum Theater is the oldest on Broadway (opened in 1903).
  • Sep : 20 : 2013 - The Tony Award-winning play with the shortest title was Da (1978).
  • Sep : 15 : 2013 - In 1912 New York City theaters became desegregated.
  • Sep : 10 : 2013 - Most New York City Broadway theaters omit the row “I” in their seating to avoid confusion with the number one.
  • Sep : 6 : 2013 - The Actors’ Equity contract was signed on September 6, 1991 after an actors strike right before curtain call lasted almost a month.

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By Mike Hallinan Greetings, dear readers of the dark, and welcome to yet another eerie edition of The Dark Side of Broadway. As we have   Read More ...

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Welcome back to another installment of Theater People, the new podcast featuring interviews with the creative forces onstage and behind the scenes. Celia Keenan-Bolger certainly needs   Read More ...

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More than anything, when I see something I think could or should be a show, I love to speculate about who would play what roles.   Read More ...

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More than anything, when I see something I think could or should be a show, I love to speculate about who would play what roles.   Read More ...

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It’s that time of year again… time for pumpkin carving, pumpkin lattes, pumpkin pie, pumpkin…. you get the picture. But that means it’s also time   Read More ...

By Mike Hallinan Greetings, dear readers of the dark, and welcome to yet another eerie edition of The Dark Side of Broadway. As we have previously darkly documented, dear readers, musicals of the macabre often are influenced by true life events. This week’s spook-light saw its creator draw from a real life place at a real life time not too far in the past located just off the Great Fright   Read More ...

These are the tweets of the week, folks. Little blips and blurbs of awesomeness from some of Broadway’s best in 140 characters or less.

54 Below hosted another preview event where we got to sample some exciting shows they have coming up! Check out the pics below for a peek, and be sure to get your tickets through www.54below.com!     Martin Moran and Marin Mazzie Moran & Thalken & Friends- December 3 http://54below.com/artist/martin-moran-joseph-thalken/     Dominic Chianese- October 24 http://54below.com/artist/dominic-chianese/     Christine Andreas & Martin Silvestri- November 18-22 http://54below.com/artist/christine-andreas/   Ann Hampton Callaway Turning Points- November   Read More ...

We’re now bringing you Wardrobe Wednesdays! Want to know how to dress like your favorite Broadway character (without looking like you just stepped off stage–no mic tape, please!)? That’s exactly what this weekly column is for. We’re bringing you fashion, Great White Way style. If you’d like to see a specific character, feel free to request it in a comment below and we’ll make sure it happens. Channel your psychic   Read More ...

Here’s a new feature for Broadway Spotted called #MCM and #WCW! Every week we will post Broadway’s biggest crushes! Comment below who your crushes are and who knows, it might make it into a future post! This weeks lovely woman is none other than Twitter personality Ellyn Marsh! Ellyn has been seen in 3 Broadway shows including Enron, Pricilla Queen of the Desert and currently in Kinky Boots on Broadway!   Read More ...

                      Born October 21st, 1983 in Middletown, New York   Aaron is best known for  originating the roles of Gabe in Next to Normal and Frank Abagnale Jr. in Catch Me If You Can. Some of his others works include the national tour of Rent, playing Link in the first national tour of Hairspray…leading to his Broadway debut in Hairspray in 2007, playing Fiyero in Wicked(2008/2009), recurring role of Tripp   Read More ...

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