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An Audience–Centric Take on Theater

What Does it Really Mean When a Show Has 'Mixed Reviews'?
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | May 24, 2016

A green Show-Score is synonymous with theater worth seeing, but allow us to explain why sometimes yellow also means go!

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The Top 5 Greatest James Corden Moments
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | May 23, 2016

Get to know this year's Tonys host with this round-up of our favorite on-camera James Corden moments! From carpool karaoke with Adele to rapping "Hamilton" with Rosie O'Donnell, get ready to laugh (and get excited for the Tonys!)

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The HamilTONYS: Depressingly Boring, or Something Else?
Show-Score | By Tom Melcher, Show-Score CEO | May 20, 2016

Many theater professionals I meet are depressed or bored by this year’s Tony Awards, but I think they are missing a huge opportunity.  

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The 2016 Tony Nominees, In Words
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | May 19, 2016

How did you describe the Tony nominees for plays and musicals in the New and Revival categories? We crunched the numbers (well, words), and discovered some interesting insights...

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5 Must-Have Audience Rewards Experiences for the Theater Super Fan
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | May 18, 2016

Show-Score has teamed up with Audience Rewards to present "Predict the Tonys," where you guess the winners in each categories for a chance to win up to 1,000,000 Audience Reward points! But just what kinds of incredible theater experiences can you get? We've got the scoop...

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When Fans and Critics Disagree
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | May 16, 2016

Show-Score members have been predicting who will win the 2016 Tonys and the results are not necessarily what you would expect! Read on to see how they differ from the critics' and add your voice to the conversation by making your own predictions.

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Member Spotlight: We're Insanely Jealous of This Artist's 'Hamilton' Backstage Experience
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | May 16, 2016

One talented artist and avid musical fan certainly didn't throw away Her Shot for a chance to visit The Room Where It Happens.

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Sheldon Harnick, 'Hamilton' Director Thomas Kail, and More!
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | May 12, 2016

At the 2016 Tony Nominees press junket, Show-Score was able to speak to some of Broadway's best! We interviewed actors, directors, and writers to get the fan-centric scoop on what they do.

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Daveed Diggs: "I'll Literally Be Having Conversations With the Front Row While Lin is Rapping"
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | May 10, 2016

It may be the toughest ticket in town, but if you can score one, and in the first five rows no less, you might get a surprise bonus you weren't counting on!

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"Disaster!" Actress Jennifer Simard Loves Her Fans (And Loves Being a Fan, Too!)
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | May 9, 2016

At the 2016 Tony Nominees press junket, Show-Score was able to speak to some of Broadway's best! We interviewed actors, directors, and writers to get the fan-centric scoop on what they do.

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Attending the 2016 Tony Nominees Press Junket as a Broadway Super-Fan
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | May 5, 2016

As a journalist, I was there to interview the Broadway community and cover the event for Show-Score. But as a theater junkie, my inner-fangirl was kinda sorta freaking out.

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Prop Quiz
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Apr 29, 2016

We'd like to introduce you to Prop Quiz!, a new segment where we round up key props from a beloved Broadway show, either past or present. Name the show, and we'll pick a winner from the correct answers for a fun Show-Score prize!

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If Show-Score Members Could Award the Tonys...
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Apr 28, 2016
...we'd have a really good idea who would win! We took a look at the musicals and plays that you scored the highest this past Broadway season to identify the nominees and winners.
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Love at Second Sight: Gypsy
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Apr 27, 2016
What happens when the curtain closes, but you just don’t feel that spark? Maybe it’s time to give an old show a new chance.
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News: Show-Score Is the Website Theater Fans Have Been Waiting For
The Observer | By John Bonazzo | Apr 27, 2016
With the Tony Awards on the horizon, Tom Melcher's site wants to be the Rotten Tomatoes of Broadway.
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There's No People Like Show People
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Apr 25, 2016
When Show-Score member Bethany Zechman went to see an "An American in Paris" with her teenage daughter, she had no idea she'd soon discover firsthand how truly loving and supportive the Broadway community could be! 
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How Do You Talk About the Shows You Love?
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Apr 20, 2016
When you think about the shows you love the most, can you pinpoint why you feel this way? Maybe it's because they're incredibly funny, like "Something Rotten", or stir up some deep emotions, as in the case of "Fun Home". We did some research of our own, and studied the words you use when you talk about great theater. In the process, we discovered some pretty interesting insights!
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Which 'Will' is the Way?
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Apr 20, 2016
Let this hilarious (and informative) Shakespeare guide tell you which of the Bard's best you should see next! Just follow the flowchart to arrive at your next theatrical destination.
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Get With the Program
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Apr 20, 2016
We love reading the reviews you write on Show-Score, and now we want to see the photos you take at the theater! Send us your best program pics and help us build a community collage celebrating the shows we love.
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When Members and Critics Clash
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Apr 20, 2016
We're constantly surprised by just how different the opinions of critics and fans can be! We're highlighting these clashes with five shows that have some serious split reactions. Who do you side with?
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Old Hits in New Musicals
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You'll want to sing along to the popular oldies featured in these shows (but please don't).

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See It First!
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These productions all start performances within the next seven days.

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