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Traveling from New Jersey: A Theater Lover’s How-To
By Jennifer Fleckner | Jun 9, 2022

New Jersey offers lawns, ample gas stations, and affordable(ish) housing. But the commute can be a bear. One theater fan offers her favorite tips for making the trek to Broadway.


Your Essential Guide to London Theater: Holidays 2017
By Laura Kressly | Oct 17, 2017

Traveling to the UK this holiday season? Here are the holiday-specific shows you need to see. 


At This Conference, You Can Learn to Become a Broadway Producer
By Show-Score | Oct 12, 2017

This Tony-winning producer feels passionately about sharing his knowledge.


Flexing Your Acting Muscles: Caymichael Patten Studio
Show-Score | Aug 22, 2017

Acting isn’t all curtain calls and autographs—keeping your skills stage-ready takes time and hard work. Fortunately, NYC offers actors all kinds of training opportunities. Here’s our report on Caymichael Patten Studio.


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.


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...

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.


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.


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.


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. 


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.


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...

How Should You Dress For a Broadway Show?
By Amy Sapp

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?


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.


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

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


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.


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.


'Predict the Tonys' Winner Spotlight: SondheiMiranda2016
Show-Score | By Janie Dickerson | May 30, 2017

We reconnected with Matt, one of our winners from last year's Predict the Tonys. He guessed the most categories correctly and shared a portion of the 1 Million Audience Rewards ShowPoints grand prize. Check out how he spent his winnings and his advice to this year's players.


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

Our member reviews reveal some fascinating trends


Name that Actor: 2017 Tony Edition
Show-Score | By Christopher McKittrick | May 25, 2017

Think you know the Tony nominees for the Best Acting categories? Test your knowledge.


'Predict the Tonys' Winner Spotlight: Evan V
Show-Score | By Janie Dickerson | May 17, 2017

We reconnected with Evan V, one of our winners from last year's Predict the Tonys. He guessed the most categories correctly and shared a portion of the 1 Million Audience Rewards ShowPoints grand prize. Check out how he spent his winnings and his advice to this year's players.