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Tony Fashion: What the Winners Wore
Show-Score | By Anne Carr | May 8, 2017

One of the most fun parts about watching The Tonys is picking out the best dressed. We looked back on the last few years to see what looks have suited the Tony winners.

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Our Favorite Kevin Spacey Moments
Show-Score | By Christopher McKittrick | May 8, 2017

Kevin Spacey is an inspired selection to host the 71st Tony Awards on June 11 live on CBS. Not only does Spacey have an impressive theater pedigree – he is a Tony Award-winning actor himself – he’s also not shy about showing off his singing and comedic talents.

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The 14 People They May (or May Not) Have Called Before Kevin Spacey to Host the Tonys
Show-Score | By Janie Dickerson | May 8, 2017

“I was their...15th choice to host this year’s Tony Awards,” Spacey boasted - we brainstormed who the other 14 (maybe) were

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Summer Festivals on the Horizon
Show-Score | By Janie Dickerson | Apr 28, 2017

Save some money and see great theater at these amazing festivals!

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One-Night Stands: Broadway Musicals That Lasted Just One Performance
Show-Score | By Jason Ginsburg | Feb 21, 2017

For some shows, opening night is also closing night. Here are some of the most memorable forgettable shows!

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The Most Iconic Lolas in 'Kinky Boots' on Broadway
Show-Score | By Carissa Chesanek | Feb 14, 2017

Learn everything you need to know about the most iconic Lolas in 'Kinky Boots' at Show Score, including what made them so unique!

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Screen to Stage Adaptations: Biggest Changes Made
Show-Score | By Christopher McKittrick | Feb 13, 2017

Learn about the best film to stage adaptions on Broadway at Show Score. Some of the best shows on Broadway originated as films!

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Which 'Hamilton' Musical Character Would You Want to Have a Drink With?
Show-Score | By Christopher McKittrick | Feb 9, 2017

We all know and love the hit musical "Hamilton"— but have you ever thought about which one of its iconic characters you'd most like to grab a post-show drink with?

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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.

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Disney Theatrical Productions: Best Songs Found Onstage
Show-Score | By Linda Buchwald | Jan 31, 2017

Disney has created some of Broadway's biggest hits and Broadway sensations. Learn about Disney's theatrical Broadway songs with Show Score.

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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.

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13 DIY Last-Minute BroadwayCon Cosplay Ideas
Jan 23, 2017

BroadwayCon is days away—and you still don’t have a costume. (Or you don’t have enough costumes—what’s a convention for theater people without a couple of quick-changes?) No sweat! Here are a few ideas that don’t require a wardrobe team to get you Broadway-ready.

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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!

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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!

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10 Incredible Classic Leading Ladies
Show-Score | By Linda Buchwald | Jan 6, 2017

This season, Broadway will benefit from an embarrassment of riches of diva performances — Bette Middler in "Hello, Dolly!", Glenn Close in "Sunset Boulevard", Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole in "War Paint". But before all of these, there were the original leading ladies of theater.

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"What Comes Next?": What the Original Cast of "Hamilton" Is Up To Now!
Show-Score | By Carissa Chesanek | Dec 29, 2016

“Hamilton’s” original cast pretty much made the founding fathers cool again. While they might not be rapping about politics anymore, that doesn’t mean that they aren’t keeping busy on and off the stage with their latest ventures!

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14 of the Most Iconic Broadway Show Posters
Show-Score | By Thea Rodgers | Dec 23, 2016

For a lot of us, collecting Playbills—or show posters—is a source of pride and nostalgia. They’re works of art in their own right! We've rounded up 15 of the most iconic show posters: which ones would you add?

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8 Broadway Leading Ladies Who Are Inspiring Us Right Now
Show-Score | By Steve Schonberg (@CntrOnTheAisle) | Dec 19, 2016

Broadway is full of incredible women, and these ladies are some of the most inspiring for their talent, beauty, and performances on stage right now.

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GIFT GUIDE: 11 Pieces of Awesome Broadway Show Merch
Show-Score | By Carissa Chesanek | Dec 16, 2016

Last-minute shopping is a regular song and dance with these gifts that bring the magic of the merch booth straight into your living room.

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11 Hunkiest Guys on Broadway Right Now
Show-Score | By Linda Buchwald | Dec 14, 2016

In an industry full of beautiful people, these hotties take the cake. The best part? You can catch them on Broadway TONIGHT!

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16 Perfect Holiday Gifts for Theater Lovers
Show-Score | By Lauren Pokedoff | Dec 5, 2016

Shopping for a musical-obsessed friend? A family member who's a total Hamilfan? Or maybe you just want to treat yourself! No matter the reason, these theater-themed gifts have got you covered.

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10 Broadway Holiday Albums for Your December Playlist
Show-Score | By Lauren Pokedoff | Dec 1, 2016

With the holidays just around the corner, it’s time to crank up your speakers and start jamming to some of the best holiday music performed by your favorite Broadway stars!

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26 Things Only Theater Kids Will Understand
Show-Score | By Thea Rodgers | Nov 11, 2016

"I can’t, I have rehearsal."

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5 of Broadway's Best Presidential Performances
Show-Score | By Christopher McKittrick | Nov 8, 2016
In honor of Election Day, let's take a look at five Tony-nominated presidential performances!

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5 More Tim Burton Films to Bring to Broadway
Show-Score | By Ryan McCarthy | Oct 31, 2016

Between 2013’s production of “Big Fish” and the news that Alex Timbers is taking the reins of a musical adaptation of "Beetlejuice", Tim Burton’s movies seem to be having their moment on the Broadway stage.

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