Posts Tagged ‘off-broadway’

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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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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Embracing Diversity on Broadway

If you’ve been paying attention to the past couple of seasons on Broadway, you’ve probably noticed a seemingly growing trend for diversity. Shows like Hamilton, Shuffle Along, The Color Purple, Allegiance, and On Your Feet! largely featured non-white cast members, while shows like Fun Home, Falsettos, and Significant Other brought LGBTQ stories center stage. Backstage, the diversity among designers was greater than ever thanks to women-led creative […]

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TPG’s Winter/Spring 2017 Theatre Guide

Last week, the all-knowing groundhog Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, declaring six more weeks of winter . . . or, from our perspective, only six more weeks until spring! However you look at it, we’ve got some awesome shows (on and off Broadway) to keep you warm in the next few weeks: American Ballet Theatre Studio […]

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Get In The Holiday Spirit With Off-Broadway

How does Off-Broadway celebrate the holidays? You tell us. Actually, why don’t you show us! The Off-Broadway League has started an industry-wide campaign to get a sneak peek inside the holiday happenings backstage and behind-the-scenes of Off-Broadway shows in NYC. So if you’re in your dressing room and you hear some impromptu carol singing, or […]

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Have you ever found out about an amazing show that everyone loved . . . after it closed? Ever gotten so overwhelmed looking for the right ticket price that you just gave up? Wish you could tell everyone when you saw a must-see show? Then you’ve gotta check out There’s a new website in town and […]

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What’s A Theatre Lover To Do This September?

If you’re a theatre lover with a thing for Fall in New York, then this is your month. September is jam-packed with perks and performances that are sure to have your calendar more full than a freshly picked bundle of apples. Here is what is happening this month in the world of New York theatre: […]

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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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