The Show-Score Blog

An Audience–Centric Take on Theater

Theater Camp Report: Play On! Studios Theater Camps
Show-Score | Jul 21, 2017
Offering a week of fun and exploration, Play On! Studios is unlocking kids' imaginations all summer long.
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Was “The Fantasticks” As Good in 2017 As It Was in 1960?
Show-Score | By Douglas Gray | Jul 18, 2017
"The Fantasticks" has bid farewell to the NYC stage. Douglas Gray shares his family's 57 year journey with the little musical that could.
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Season Two at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival: From the Korean DMZ to the Barrios of East L.A. and More!
Show-Score | By Bruce Cogan | Jul 17, 2017

NYC doesn’t corner the market on powerful new plays. Show-Score member Bruce reports on the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s exciting, eclectic season.

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How I Transitioned from Political Science to Broadway
Show-Score | By Amy Sapp | Jul 17, 2017

How did one theater fan with a penchant for politics transition to a life working on the Great White Way?

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Radical Idea: Every Show Should Have House Lights On
Show-Score | By Hailey Bachrach | Jul 14, 2017

This Show-Score member has a pretty radical idea for theater - and it involves a little light.

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Theater Camp Report: Creative Stage
Show-Score | Jul 13, 2017

A fun summer theater program for your kids to foster creative collaboration!

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Theater Camp Report: Kids 'N Comedy
Show-Score | By Camp Kids 'N Comedy | Jul 10, 2017

At this theater camp, funny kids get to write and perform. 

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Don't Miss the Soulpepper Festival, This Month in NYC!
Show-Score | By Tom Melcher | Jul 10, 2017

Canada's Soulpepper Theatre is taking over the Signature Theatre this month. Here's your guide to their exciting mix of plays, musicals, solo shows, concerts, and impromptu cabarets. 

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Community Theater Was Basically My High School Sport
Show-Score | By Leah Thomas | Jul 7, 2017

You don't need to be an athlete to learn the lessons of team sports. Just sign up for community theater!

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Watch: Red Carpet Secrets
Show-Score | Jul 7, 2017



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This Scene In "The Greatest Showman" Has "Ragtime" Levels of Inspiration
Show-Score | By Mark Blankenship | Jul 7, 2017

P.T. Barnum rides on the wheels of a dream

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Diva Alert! Keala Settle Melts Our Faces in "The Greatest Showman” Trailer
Show-Score | By Mark Blankenship | Jul 7, 2017

Make way for the bearded lady.

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I Wasn't Expecting to See Myself in 'Pipeline'
Show-Score | By Mark Blankenship | Jul 7, 2017

Which shows have showed you something true about your own life? Let's discuss them here.

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Theater Camp Report: Polaris Productions (Lion King Jr. Camp)
Show-Score | By Polaris Productions | Jul 7, 2017

At this theater camp, kids put on a production of a beloved musical

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Poll: Which “Greatest Showman” Cast Member are you Most Excited to See in the Film?
Show-Score | Jul 5, 2017
Hugh Jackman? Zac Efron? Or Keala Settle? We wanna know. Read more...

Almost No One Speaks the Language. How Do They Perform the Show?
Show-Score | By Doug Strassler | Jul 5, 2017

"Amerike – The Golden Land" is a currently running musical performed almost entirely in Yiddish. How do these non-Yiddish-speaking actors do it?

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How to Get Your Summer Theater Fix in the Berkshires
Show-Score | By Bruce Cogan | Jul 5, 2017

Your guide to summer theater in the Berkshires, with tips on currently running shows, plus dining, lodging, and other attractions.

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Falling In Love Feels Like This Moment in "The Greatest Showman"
Show-Score | By Mark Blankenship | Jun 30, 2017

High Flying, Adored

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How Do You Survive the Intermission Restroom Stampede?
Show-Score | By Amy Sapp | Jun 27, 2017
We're all familiar with the rush to the restroom between acts of a show - but are you familiar with these tips and tricks? Here's your go-to guide to beating those lines and being the first back in your seat. Read more...