The Show-Score Blog

An Audience–Centric Take on Theater

Featured Member Reviews: Budget Edition
Show-Score | By Ryan McCarthy | Aug 5, 2016

Every Tuesday and Friday, we're turning the spotlight on some of our favorite member reviews. Today we're looking at shows with tickets under $50, such as "Engagements," "Good," and "Quietly!"

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Emoji Theater: Can You Guess the Show?
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Aug 4, 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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Watch Show-Score Visit with Tony Danza at Feinstein's/54 Below!
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler & Siho Ellsmore | Aug 4, 2016



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This New Site Takes You Down the Rabbit Hole of Your Favorite Musicals!
Show-Score | By Tom Melcher, Show-Score CEO | Aug 3, 2016

Just don’t say we didn’t warn you…

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QUIZ: Can You Guess the "Hamilton" Character From Their Official Audition Specs?
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Aug 2, 2016

Backstage.com has audition descriptions for the "Hamilton" tour. See if you can figure out which characters are being described in the show's own words! (And when you're done with the quiz, be sure to scroll down to the comment section to see the answers!)

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Show-Score Live! at Feinstein's/54 Below with Norbert Leo Butz, Carmen Cusack, and Melissa Errico
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Aug 2, 2016

Wednesday, August 3rd, at 12pm, Show-Score is chatting with Broadway stars Norbert Leo Butz, Carmen Cusack, and Melissa Errico! Find out how you can tune in and see YOUR question get answered by these amazing performers.

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Featured Member Reviews: Raves of the Week!
Show-Score | By Ryan McCarthy | Aug 2, 2016

Every Tuesday and Friday, we're turning the spotlight on some of our favorite member reviews. Today we're looking at our favorite reviews scored 90 and over, including reviews of "Privacy," "Hamilton," and "Cats!"

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Show-Score Live! Chatting With "Beautiful" Star Chilina Kennedy
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Aug 1, 2016

Tuesday, August 2nd, at 5pm, Show-Score is chatting one-on-one with Carole King herself, Chilina Kennedy! Find out how you can tune in and see YOUR question get answered by this Broadway star.

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We Mostly Love, and Sometimes Hate Shows. But WHY?
Show-Score | By Tom Melcher, Show-Score CEO | Aug 1, 2016

We just hit 110,000 member reviews (!) and thought it would be fun to analyze the words we all use when we love (or hate) a show. The answers are fascinating!

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One Lucky Member Won $1,000 of Theater from Show-Score — Here's How He Spent It!
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Aug 1, 2016

How would YOU spend $1,000 on theater? That's just the situation that one lucky Show-Score member found himself in when he won our $1,000 of theater contest last year. Read on to discover how Show-Score member Guilty One spent his prize!

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Featured Member Reviews: Top Shows Closing Soon
Show-Score | By Ryan McCarthy | Jul 29, 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 "Fully Committed," "Hadestown." and "Good!" Catch them while you can!

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Prop Quiz!
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Jul 27, 2016

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

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Show-Score Live! Chatting With Broadway Actor Telly Leung
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Jul 26, 2016

Thursday, July 28th, at 9pm, Show-Score is chatting one-on-one with Telly Leung! Find out how you can tune in and see YOUR question get answered by this Broadway star.

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How Many Shows are Running in NYC Right Now? (HINT: It's Way More Than You Think!)
Show-Score | By Tom Melcher, Show-Score CEO | Jul 26, 2016

Most theater fans and professionals know what’s running on Broadway and in the major non-profit theaters. But what about the rest — how many shows are there? The answers might surprise you…

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Featured Member Reviews: Critics' Picks
Show-Score | By Ryan McCarthy | Jul 26, 2016

Every Tuesday and Friday, we're turning the spotlight on some of our favorite member reviews. Here are our favorite member reviews of the week of NY Times Critics' Picks, shows like "Hamilton, "Sense & Sensibility," and "The Humans!"

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The Lights Are Not Only Bright on Broadway: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Show-Score | By Bruce Cogan, Show-Score Member | Jul 22, 2016

When I told my friends on the West Coast that I planned to attend the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in late June, knowing that I am an inveterate playgoer in New York City, they warned me not to expect too much. I am happy to report that they vastly underestimated the theatrical experience I would have at the Festival.

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Featured Member Reviews: Beyond Broadway
Show-Score | By Ryan McCarthy | Jul 22, 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 Off and Off-Off Broadway shows, shows like "Sleep No More," "Oslo," and "Hadestown!"

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