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Emoji Theater: Can You Guess the Show?
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Jul 13, 2016

We took a well-known play and spelled the plot out: in emoji form! Take a look below and see if you can figure out what show we've summed up!

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Featured Member Reviews: Both Loved and Hated
Show-Score | By Ryan McCarthy | Jul 12, 2016

Every Tuesday and Friday, we're turning the spotlight on some of our favorite member reviews. Here are our picks for the week for our most loved and hated shows: "Paramour," "Simon Says," and "Himself and Nora!"

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'Try Acting Instead': 5 Things We Learned About How Critics Think From Matt Windman’s 'The Critics Say…'
Show-Score | By Thea Rodgers | Jul 11, 2016

Critics: can’t live with ‘em, can’t live without ‘em. 

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Featured Member Reviews: Funniest Reviews of the Week
Show-Score | By Ryan McCarthy | Jul 8, 2016

Every Tuesday and Friday, we're turning the spotlight on some of our favorite member reviews. Here are our picks for the funniest member reviews of the week, including reviews of "Bright Star," "Wicked," and "Fiddler on the Roof!"

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Quiz: Which 'Hamilton' Song Best Describes Your Life?
Show-Score | By Ryan McCarthy | Jul 8, 2016

Given the show's sold-out performances, Tony wins, and top selling cast album, it's safe to say a whole lot of people like the songs of "Hamilton." So naturally, it's now time to find out which "Hamilton" song is the soundtrack of your life!

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Featured Actor Nominee Brandon Victor Dixon Knows His Perfect Audience
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Jul 6, 2016

We were so thrilled to hear that starting mid-August, Brandon will take over the role of Aaron Burr in "Hamilton"!

At the 2016 Tony Nominees press junket, we were able to speak to him about his Tony-nominated role in "Shuffle Along": read on to find out how he connects with his fans.

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Show-Score Live! Go Behind the Scenes with "Kinky Boots"
Jul 6, 2016

Show-Score is going behind the scenes at Broadway's "Kinky Boots" for a one-on-one with Lola herself, Alan Mingo Jr.! Find out how you can tune in and see YOUR question get answered.

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Edward Snowden Gets Private at the Public
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Jul 5, 2016

The NSA whistleblower makes his Off-Broadway debut in a most unexpected way...

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Featured Member Reviews: 90 Minutes or Less
Show-Score | By Ryan McCarthy | Jul 5, 2016

Every Tuesday and Friday we're turning the spotlight on some of our favorite member reviews. Here are our picks of the week for shows that run 90 minutes or less, shows like "Stet," "Sistas," and "The Paper Hat Game!"

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Theater Bytes: Week of 7/1 Best of Social Media Roundup
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Jul 1, 2016

Every Friday, we're turning the spotlight on our favorite social media standouts from Broadway and beyond! Who was featured this week?

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Featured Member Reviews: Top Shows Closing Soon
Show-Score | By Ryan McCarthy | Jul 1, 2016

Every Tuesday and Friday we're turning the spotlight on some of our favorite member reviews. Here are our picks for the week for some of the top shows that won't be with us much longer, shows like "Hello Dillie," "I'll Say She Is!," and "Incognito!" Catch them while you can!

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Member Spotlight: Carrie’s Secret to Seeing Theater Almost Every Night of the Week...for Free!
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Jul 1, 2016

Show-Score member Carrie is an avid theater fan: both on the stage, and in the aisles!

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Buy Now, Thank Us Later
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Shows we predict are about to be a hot ticket.

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Star-Spangled Broadway: See These Top Shows for Just $40!
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Jun 29, 2016

This 4th of July weekend, you can catch any of these eight top-scoring Broadway shows for just $40! So celebrate America with liberty and theater for all.

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Prop Quiz!
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Jun 28, 2016

It's time for another game of Prop Quiz!, a segment where we round up key props from a beloved Broadway show, either past or present. 

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Broadway Picks: Westeros Edition
Show-Score | By Ryan McCarthy | Jun 28, 2016

Last Sunday’s stirring “Game of Thrones” finale may have answered some big questions, but one question left decidedly UNanswered is the one that we here at Show-Score have been wrestling with the most. Namely, what would each character’s favorite Broadway show be? 

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Let's Talk Tonys 2017
Show-Score | By Raven Snook | Jun 27, 2016

The top 12 shows we're most excited to see this Broadway season (so far...) 

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Release Your Inner Drama Nerd at Theater Camp
Sponsored Post | By Camarin Wanamaker | Jun 27, 2016

Theater camp gave my child an opportunity I wish I'd had.

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Theater Bytes: Week of 6/24 Best of Social Media Roundup
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Jun 24, 2016

Every Friday, we're turning the spotlight on our favorite social media standouts from Broadway and beyond! Who was featured this week?

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Emoji Theater: Can You Guess the Show?
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Jun 24, 2016

We took a well-known musical and spelled the plot out: in emoji form! Take a look below and see if you can figure out what show we've summed up!

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Beyond Monopoly: 5 More Board Games That Deserve the Broadway Treatment
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Jun 23, 2016

Earlier this week, Hasbro, Inc. and The Araca Group announced a partnership to bring Monopoly to the stage, as "Monopoly: The Musical". With that in mind, we felt inspired to come up with our own list of board games that ought to be Broadway-bound!

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Theater Etiquette: Tips for Taking Kids to a Show
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler & Raven Snook | Jun 23, 2016

Skip the movie and turn off the TV: it's time to take your kids to a show! We asked our resident parental expert, Raven Snook, for the scoop on how the whole family can enjoy a day at the theater.

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Emoji Theater: Can You Guess the Show?
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Jun 21, 2016
We took a well-known musical and spelled the plot out: in emoji form! Take a look below and see if you can figure out what show we've summed up! Read more...

This Website Analyzes Every Single Line of the 'Hamilton' Score
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Jun 21, 2016

Did John Adams really call Alexander Hamilton a "Creole bastard"? How did the relatively obscure General Mercer end up getting a shoutout? This website has answers to all of the questions you don't even know you have.

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