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An Audience–Centric Take on Theater

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. 

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Traveling from New Jersey: A Theater Lover’s How-To
By Jennifer Fleckner | Sep 5, 2017

New Jersey offers lawns, ample gas stations, and affordable(ish) housing. But the commute can be a bear. One theater fan offers her favorite tips for making the trek to Broadway.

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Seeing "Proof" in the Front Row
Show-Score | By Nathaniel Rogers | Sep 1, 2017

An unintentional first-row seat made for a powerful evening for one theatergoer--despite the math.

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Poll: Who is the ultimate Mama Rose?
Sep 1, 2017

Everything's comin' up for which Rose?

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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.

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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."

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Teaching Theater: New York City Children’s Theater
Show-Score | Aug 25, 2017

With the school year kicking off, Show-Score explores New York City Children’s Theater—a company dedicated to bringing students to theater, and theater to classrooms, across the city.

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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.
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Flexing Your Acting Muscles: Caymichael Patten Studio
Show-Score | Aug 22, 2017

Acting isn’t all curtain calls and autographs—keeping your skills stage-ready takes time and hard work. Fortunately, NYC offers actors all kinds of training opportunities. Here’s our report on Caymichael Patten Studio.

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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...


QUIZ: How Well Do You Know the Actors of "The Greatest Showman"?
Show-Score | Aug 17, 2017
Show off your knowledge of the cast of the upcoming movie musical! 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.

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Theater Camp Report: Stage Left Children's Theater
Show-Score | Aug 15, 2017
If your camper loves musicals, look no further--Stage Left Children's Theater has the summer camp for you!
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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.

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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”.

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Theater Camp Report: Atlantic Acting School Summer Camps
Show-Score | Aug 9, 2017

With programs for all ages and experience levels, Atlantic Acting School Summer Camp  is sure to have something for your theater-loving camper!

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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.
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Pretend To Be a Broadway Star
By Anne Luben | Aug 8, 2017

Looking for a place to sing your cares away? Here are a few of our favorite NYC karaoke spots.

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How I Learned That I Want to Be in Musicals
Show-Score | By Hailey Durner | Aug 7, 2017

Here’s how a summer camp changed this high school student’s dream for her future.

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