The Show-Score Blog

An Audience–Centric Take on Theater

Posts with the “Tips and Tricks” tag (See all articles)

Best Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
By Mark Blankenship

Who’s Ahead in the Tony Races? We analyzed the odds for "Best Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical!"

Read more...

Best Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
By Mark Blankenship

Who’s Ahead in the Tony Races? We analyzed the odds for "Best Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical!"

Read more...

In Defense of Digital Lottery
Show-Score | By Anne Luben | Apr 17, 2017

The lottery is one of the greatest (not-so-secret) secrets of Broadway. Each day, select shows raffle off discounted tickets - some as cheap at $10! -  to several lucky winners. 

Read more...

Show-Score Hall of Winners
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Mar 23, 2017
Whether chosen by fate, luck, or the Fairy Stage Mother,  you can find all of our wonderful competition winners here! Read more...

What is "Wicked" Truly About?
Show-Score | By Lauren Pokedoff | Feb 28, 2017

Learn about Show-Score's most frequently reviewed show: the Broadway sensation, "Wicked". "Wicked"'s unique take on the classic story "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" will really blow you away.

Read more...

The 'Best' Broadway Musicals (As Determined by Show-Score Members!)
Show-Score | By Carissa Chesanek | Feb 13, 2017

Interested in the best musicals that Broadway has to offer? Check out this list describing and detailing the top musicals on Broadway by Show-Score.

Read more...

The Book of Mormon On Broadway: Everything You Need to Know About Its Inspiration
Show-Score | By Anne Carr | Feb 6, 2017

Learn everything you need to know about "The Book of Mormon" at Show-Score, and find out what made the show unique and successful.

Read more...

Five Things for Theater Fans to Do On Super Bowl Sunday
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Feb 3, 2017

Forget the game day party tips and best sports bar roundups: this is the Super Bowl guide theater fans have been looking for.

Read more...

BroadwayCon 2017: Some of Our Most Memorable Member Encounters
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Feb 3, 2017

We loved meeting so many Show-Score fans at BroadwayCon2017, and would dedicate this blog post to all of them if we could! We've rounded up some of our particularly memorable encounters with members at our booth... maybe you'll find yourself!

Read more...

What Is "Hamilton", Anyway?
Show-Score | By Anne Carr | Feb 1, 2017

Learn about the intricacies of what makes "Hamilton", one of the most successful Broadway musicals ever, special and unique at Show Score.

Read more...

Show-Score Celebrity Encounters at BroadwayCon 2017
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Jan 31, 2017

We had many special guests at our booth at BroadwayCon: check out some of the celebrities who stopped by to say hi!

Read more...

5 Romantic Things to Do for Valentine's Day in the Theater District
Show-Score | By Christopher McKittrick | Jan 30, 2017

New York City might seem like it has near-limitless options when it comes to celebrating Valentine’s Day, but the truth is that many restaurants, shows, and other typical spots get booked way before February 14. For lovers who also love Broadway, here are five ways you can spend a romantic time with someone in the Theater District on Valentine’s Day.

Read more...

Listen Now: "Dear Evan Hansen" Releases Limited Time Audio Streaming for Fans!
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Jan 26, 2017

At midnight on January 26th, "Dear Evan Hansen" released a 24-hour limited stream of song "Requiem": find out how you can listen while you can!

Read more...

BROADWAYCON WATCH: Where You Can Find Show-Score (and the Fun Surprises We Have Planned!)
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Jan 26, 2017

It's tomorrow! Calm down, breathe, and find out everything you need to know about how you can come say hi to the Show-Score team at BroadwayCon.

Read more...

BROADWAYCON WATCH: What Fans Are Saying On Twitter!
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Jan 25, 2017

We're less than 48 hours away from BroadwayCon. 48 HOURS, people. Let's get hype and check out what fans are buzzing about the most on social media!

Read more...

The New York Pops Hosted a #PopsEd Twitter Party With Some Very Special Broadway Guests!
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Jan 23, 2017

Yesterday, the New York Pops hosted a Twitter party featuring stars like Laura Osnes, Montego Glover, and more to celebrate music education. The stars answered questions in support of PopsEd, a series of programs that have helped educate over 60,000 children since 1990. Take a look at some of their best responses!

Read more...

Broadway Songs to Pump You Up -- Chosen by You!
Jan 18, 2017

We turned your choices for best Broadway pump-up songs into an awesome Spotify playlist!

Read more...

YouTube Star Miranda Sings Gives Her Hilarious Take on "Hamilton"
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Jan 16, 2017

“Go home, chicken tender.”

Read more...

What Broadway Songs Pump You Up? Help Us Make a Theater Fan Playlist!
Show-Score | By Carissa Chesanek | Jan 10, 2017

Nervous about landing that new job? Anxious about your upcoming date? Share the Broadway songs that give you that much-needed boost of confidence!

Read more...

The Internet is Freaking Out Over "La La Land"'s Historic Golden Globes Win
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Jan 9, 2017

Last night, "La La Land" walked away with a record-breaking 7 Golden Globe awards, and musical fans across the web collectively began to freak out. Check out some of the best reactions to this resurgence of musical movies!

Read more...

Broadway Week 2017 Is Here: Grab Your 2-for-1 Tickets Now!
Show-Score | By Show-Score | Jan 5, 2017

On sale now: 2-for-1 tickets to hit shows like 'Dear Evan Hansen', ' Great Comet', 'Wicked', and more!

Read more...

Social Media Standouts: Your #YearInTheater!
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Jan 4, 2017

We've been loving your colorful #YearInTheater collages...and now we want to showcase some of our favorite responses!

Read more...

This Incredible Poem Sums Up One Showgoer's Year In Theater
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Dec 30, 2016

One of our members shared a beautiful gift with us, so we had to share it with all of you!

Read more...

Our Show-Score Leaderboard Members Show Off Their #YearInTheater!
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Dec 28, 2016

For some of the most active members of the Show-Score community, it's been a busy theater-filled year! Take a look at the shows they saw, and learn how you can create your own #YearInTheater for a chance to win $365 for theater tickets in 2017.

Read more...

What Would Be Your Dream Broadway Show Mashup?
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Dec 26, 2016

Recently, all three of Andrew Lloyd Weber's currently running Broadway shows performed a hilarious live mashup! What shows should be next?


Read more...