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WATCH: Jay Armstrong Johnson sings "Waving Through A Window"
Oct 17, 2017

Jay Armstrong Johnson covers one of the biggest hits of the 2017 season in our third episode of #SingForTheFans🎤.


Finding My ‘Club’ at the Theater
By Barbara Kempe | Oct 10, 2017
One Show-Score member finds that kindred spirits are everywhere...even onstage.  Read more...

8 Moments from Elsie Fest We Can’t Stop Thinking About
Show-Score | By Kate Leggett | Oct 9, 2017
That joyful sound of a thousand or so theater fans that you heard last night? That was Elsie Fest.  Read more...

Q&A with Salon Presenter Diep Tran
Sep 25, 2017

Show-Score's Director of Community and Content sat down with Salon Presenter and rockstar theater journalist, Diep Tran. 


WATCH: Keala Settle: Queen of Belting
Sep 19, 2017

There's not a high note that Keala Settle can't conquer. 


Let There Be Light! Discovering a Show Through Lighting Design
Show-Score | By Leah Thomas | Sep 11, 2017

How lighting design introduced one theater lover to a whole new way of experiencing plays.


A fun way to experience the cutting edge of storytelling
By Tom Melcher | Sep 6, 2017

Here's where to see the next big innovations not just in theater, but in storytelling as a whole. 


Postcards From The Fringe: Part 2
Show-Score | By Suzanne Zuckerman | Aug 30, 2017

Suzanne Zuckerman shares more of the sights, sounds, art, and people of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.


Waitress: The Perfect Mother-Daughter Date
Show-Score | By Anne Luben | Aug 30, 2017

Have you ever loved a show so much you couldn't wait to share it? That's exactly what happened to one theatergoer when she saw "Waitress."


Postcards From The Fringe: Part 1
Show-Score | By Suzanne Zuckerman | Aug 24, 2017
Show-Score goes international with a report from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

The Long Wait—Seeing “Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World” for the First Time
Show-Score | By Kate Farrington | Aug 21, 2017
After 15 years of reading and teaching "Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World," one theater lover reacts to finally seeing the Suzan-Lori Parks play on stage.  Read more...

Theater Bloopers—When Scenery Goes Wrong
Show-Score | By Gavin Whitehead | Aug 16, 2017

Look out! One theatergoer shares his story of falling scenery.


Seeing Yourself Onstage: “The Heidi Chronicles”
Show-Score | By Carey Purcell | Aug 14, 2017

Is that art imitating life, or vice versa?  A night at “The Heidi Chronicles” gives one theatergoer a fascinating perspective on her own journey.


Why the Play "Wit" Made Me Cry So Hard
Show-Score | By Carey Purcell | Aug 14, 2017

Some plays hit us harder than others. One theater lover describes her very personal response to “Wit”.


The Night I Saw Hugh Jackman (From the Very Last Row)
Show-Score | By Nathaniel Rogers | Aug 9, 2017
Most people avoid sitting in the back row. But for one theatergoer, the back row proved how talented Broadway stars really are.

The First Time Shakespeare Made Sense
Show-Score | By Hailey Bachrach | Aug 3, 2017

When did Shakespeare's plays "click" for you? One theatergoer shares her journey to understanding The Bard.


Broadway and Belief: My Faith and My Life in the Theater
Show-Score | By Amy Sapp | Jul 24, 2017
One theater fan explores how her faith impacts her love of theater...and how her love of theater impacts her faith.  Read more...

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.

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?


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.


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!


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.