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Pretend To Be a Broadway Star
By Anne Luben | Aug 8, 2017

Looking for a place to sing your cares away? Here are a few of our favorite NYC karaoke spots.

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What Type of Show-Score Reviewer are YOU?
By Bruce Cogan | Aug 1, 2017
Reviews come in all sorts of shapes, sizes, and scores - but this Show-Score member gives a rundown on which styles he sees the most.  Read more...

Expand Your Horizons: A Guide to New Jersey Theater
Show-Score | By Kate Farrington | Jul 31, 2017

Watch out, New York - New Jersey is home to some of the most daring and dynamic theater companies around, and they're all gearing up for a great fall season. Here's a guide to some of the best theater New Jersey has to offer.

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A Gluten Free Guide for Theatergoers
Show-Score | By Kwegyirba Croffie | Jul 31, 2017

Gluten-free diners rejoice! Here's our guide to the best eateries for you pre- and post-show pleasure.

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You Too Can Enter “Hamilton” Heaven: Just Play The Odds
Show-Score | By Bruce Cogan | Jul 24, 2017

Digital lotteries are a theater fan's best friend. One Show-Score member shares some helpful tips for beating the odds.

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



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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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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...

Who Needs Fireworks? On 4th of July Weekend, We’re Giving You FREE Theater Tickets
Show-Score | By Catherine Herzog | Jun 20, 2017

It looks like Independence Day weekend is going to be rainy and humid, which is bad news for your barbecue. So why not escape Mother Nature in a theater? With Show-Score Member Nights, you can see excellent shows FOR FREE!

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How Should You Dress For a Broadway Show?
By Amy Sapp | Jun 19, 2017

One theater fan shares her tips and tricks to getting ready for a show and we want to know - do you have a Broadway dress code?

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The Savvy Audience Guide to the New York Musical Festival (NYMF)
Show-Score | By Mark Blankenship | Jun 14, 2017

If you like new musicals, you'll love the New York Musical Festival, running from July 10 - August 6. Catch dozens of in-development shows and be the first to see the next big thing. 

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Where To Eat When You’re Seeing Shakespeare In the Park
By Anne Luben | Jun 14, 2017
Attending one of the Public Theater's famed Shakespeare in the Park productions and want to grab some grub beforehand? Here are just a handful of the delicious options near the Delacorte Theater.  Read more...

Tony Award Upsets! Who Were the Shocking Winners?
Show-Score | By Mark Blankenship | Jun 12, 2017
Over 14,000 Show-Score members predicted the Tony nominees, but these winners took them by surprise.  Read more...

Your Guide To Theater Camps in the NYC Area
Show-Score | Jun 7, 2017

We're creating an ongoing list of theater camps that are available for kids of all ages in the NYC area. Check back frequently for updates.

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Last Minute Tony Checklist
Show-Score | By Janie Dickerson | Jun 7, 2017

The Tonys are on Sunday! Make sure you are prepared.

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Four Games to Play While Watching the Tonys
Show-Score | By Janie Dickerson | Jun 5, 2017

Why let the Broadway stars have all the fun? Here are four playful ways to amp up your Tony viewing party.

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The Power of Puppet Theater
Show-Score | By Barbara Kempe | Jun 5, 2017

Looking for a show for the whole family? Member Barbara Kempe asks you to consider puppet theaters.

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What Do Show-Score Members Want From Broadway?
Show-Score | By Janie Dickerson | May 30, 2017

Our member reviews reveal some fascinating trends

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