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BREAKING: “The Greatest Showman” Team Completes the Daring #TrailerTrapeze
Show-Score | By Kate Leggett | Jun 27, 2017

You may have heard about "The Greatest Showman", the new movie musical taking the theater world by storm that chronicles the life of circus legend P.T. Barnum. But have you heard of a #TrailerTrapeze? Today, the film's stars - who include Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Zendaya, and Keala Settle in a breakout role - wow-ed the Twittersphere with a social media stunt that would have made P.T. proud.

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Can These Shows Make Our Kids Better People?
Show-Score | By Barbara Kempe | Jun 26, 2017

The theater can be a wonderful place to engage young minds with complex social issues. Here are 11 productions that can get your child inspired and ready to change the world. 

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Springsteen's Coming to Broadway! Which Musicals Should He Star in Next?
By Linda Buchwald | Jun 21, 2017

"The Boss" is coming to Broadway! Bruce Springsteen may be headed to the Walter Kerr Theatre this fall to play a series of concerts. Now we're wondering... which musicals should he star in next?

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Everything You Need to Know About Standing Room Only on Broadway
Show-Score | Jun 21, 2017

Standing Room only is the cheapest way to see hit shows: if you put in the legwork!

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How Do You Feel About Onstage Violence?
Show-Score | By Carol Rocamora | Jun 20, 2017

One Show-Score member ponders representations of violence on stage and asks the question, "Where is your personal line drawn?"

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Who Needs Fireworks? On 4th of July Weekend, We’re Giving You FREE Theater Tickets
Show-Score | By Catherine Herzog | Jun 20, 2017

It looks like Independence Day weekend is going to be rainy and humid, which is bad news for your barbecue. So why not escape Mother Nature in a theater? With Show-Score Member Nights, you can see excellent shows FOR FREE!

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How Should You Dress For a Broadway Show?
By Amy Sapp | Jun 19, 2017

One theater fan shares her tips and tricks to getting ready for a show and we want to know - do you have a Broadway dress code?

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Where To Eat When You’re Seeing Shakespeare In the Park
By Anne Luben | Jun 14, 2017
Attending one of the Public Theater's famed Shakespeare in the Park productions and want to grab some grub beforehand? Here are just a handful of the delicious options near the Delacorte Theater.  Read more...

The Savvy Audience Guide to the New York Musical Festival (NYMF)
Show-Score | By Mark Blankenship | Jun 14, 2017

If you like new musicals, you'll love the New York Musical Festival, running from July 10 - August 6. Catch dozens of in-development shows and be the first to see the next big thing. 

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James Monroe Iglehart Invites Us Into His "Hamilton" Dressing Room Tomorrow!
Jun 14, 2017

On Thursday, June 15th at 5:45 p.m. EDT, Show-Score will be swinging by "Hamilton" star James Monroe Iglehart's dressing room! You're invited to join the fun. Tune in and ask your questions, LIVE!

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Tony Award Upsets! Who Were the Shocking Winners?
Show-Score | By Mark Blankenship | Jun 12, 2017
Over 14,000 Show-Score members predicted the Tony nominees, but these winners took them by surprise.  Read more...

Cooking For Presidents and Cannibals
Show-Score | By Robbie Block | Jun 12, 2017

Former White House Pastry Chef Bill Yosses gives us the inside scoop on transitioning from the Beltway to Off-Broadway. Find his delectable edibles at “Sweeney Todd” at the Barrow Street Theatre.

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Your Guide To Theater Camps in the NYC Area
Show-Score | Jun 7, 2017

We're creating an ongoing list of theater camps that are available for kids of all ages in the NYC area. Check back frequently for updates.

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Last Minute Tony Checklist
Show-Score | By Janie Dickerson | Jun 7, 2017

The Tonys are on Sunday! Make sure you are prepared.

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Four Games to Play While Watching the Tonys
Show-Score | By Janie Dickerson | Jun 5, 2017

Why let the Broadway stars have all the fun? Here are four playful ways to amp up your Tony viewing party.

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The Power of Puppet Theater
Show-Score | By Barbara Kempe | Jun 5, 2017

Looking for a show for the whole family? Member Barbara Kempe asks you to consider puppet theaters.

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