Posts Tagged ‘New York City’

Five (Fake) Tech Inventions That Could (Truly) Change Broadway

What tech will dazzle the Great White Way in 2020, and beyond? We’re giving you our best $10-Times-Square-psychic predictions for the five technology breakthroughs that are going to change Broadway…as soon as they’re invented. 1) The Virtual Reality Orchestra You’re milling around the theatre before a show begins and you take a quick peek into […]

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The State of Broadway Part IV: Musicals

Welcome back to the final installment of our deep dive into the last two decades of Broadway history. Our spotlight turns at last to the industry behemoth, the Broadway musical. While the average number of performances has trended downwards over 20 years, the individual results have varied greatly. 30 shows that opened since 1998 have […]

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The State of Broadway Part III: Specials

Now that we’ve covered big Broadway trends and game-changing plays, it’s time to take a look at the Great White Way’s most unique genre: specials. Special productions from the last twenty years have run for an average of around 48 performances (or about two months), but what makes a production a special? Loosely, these productions […]

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The State of Broadway Part II: Plays

Welcome back to the land of graphs, charts, and excel sheets! In honor of the 72nd Annual Tony Awards®, we’re diving deep into the last 20 years of performances to see what Broadway shows have stood out from the rest. If you missed our primer on the subject, you can check that out here. This week, […]

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Five Non-Profits That Are Making Theatre Better For Everyone

It’s Women’s History Month and after this year’s Oscars, we’ve got two words on our mind: In 2017, New York City authorized a $2 million grant to support diversity in theatre by funding non-profit organizations that foster developmental programs for underrepresented artists. Now, we’re taking a look at how five NYC-based non-profits are creating those opportunities for […]

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Get Your Broadway On This Halloween 🎃

Halloween and theatre are a perfect match. Dramatic lighting? Check. Great snacks? Check. And, most importantly, the costumes! Check, check, and check. Don’t have a costume yet? We have you covered. Keep reading for some of our favorite DIY costumes to wow all your thespian friends: Elphaba from Wicked: She’s so much more than just a witch […]

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6 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in New York City

New York is the greatest city in the world no matter what the time of year. But we can all agree that it is especially magical during those last few holiday-infused weeks between Thanksgiving and the New Year. So before that big crystal ball drops into 2016, get out there and enjoy the holiday happenings […]

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TPG’s Second Annual ThanksGIFing!

This time tomorrow, families and friends across the country will gather for the ultimate feast of feasts: Thanksgiving! To celebrate, we’re embracing an attitude of gratitude and GIFing thanks with Charlie Brown and the gang. Here are 7 reasons we love this delicious holiday: 1. The Food! This is the meal we’ve literally been waiting […]

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TPG’s Summer Theatre Guide

Memorial Day is over and that can only mean one thing: summer is officially on the way! Get ready to make the most of it with our guide to the hottest shows of the season! Amazing Grace What is it? A new Broadway musical based on the inspiring true story of John Newton, the man […]

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THE LION Takes Manhattan

Love THE LION? Join the club. Award-winning songwriter Benjamin Scheuer shares his beautifully heartfelt story (and rockin’ guitar riffs) with unending charisma, candid wit, and a smile you’ll never recover from in his solo musical THE LION— and everybody wants a piece of the magic. In fact, he’s taking his story all over Manhattan with a […]

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