The Show-Score Blog

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Theater Camp Report: Kids 'N Comedy
Show-Score | By Camp Kids 'N Comedy | Jul 10, 2017

At this theater camp, funny kids get to write and perform. 

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This Scene In "The Greatest Showman" Has "Ragtime" Levels of Inspiration
Show-Score | By Mark Blankenship | Jul 7, 2017

P.T. Barnum rides on the wheels of a dream

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Diva Alert! Keala Settle Melts Our Faces in "The Greatest Showman” Trailer
Show-Score | By Mark Blankenship | Jul 7, 2017

Make way for the bearded lady.

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I Wasn't Expecting to See Myself in 'Pipeline'
Show-Score | By Mark Blankenship | Jul 7, 2017

Which shows have showed you something true about your own life? Let's discuss them here.

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Theater Camp Report: Polaris Productions (Lion King Jr. Camp)
Show-Score | By Polaris Productions | Jul 7, 2017

At this theater camp, kids put on a production of a beloved musical

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Watch: Red Carpet Secrets
Show-Score | Jul 7, 2017



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Community Theater Was Basically My High School Sport
Show-Score | By Leah Thomas | Jul 7, 2017

You don't need to be an athlete to learn the lessons of team sports. Just sign up for community theater!

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Almost No One Speaks the Language. How Do They Perform the Show?
Show-Score | By Doug Strassler | Jul 5, 2017

"Amerike – The Golden Land" is a currently running musical performed almost entirely in Yiddish. How do these non-Yiddish-speaking actors do it?

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Poll: Which “Greatest Showman” Cast Member are you Most Excited to See in the Film?
Show-Score | Jul 5, 2017
Hugh Jackman? Zac Efron? Or Keala Settle? We wanna know. Read more...

How to Get Your Summer Theater Fix in the Berkshires
Show-Score | By Bruce Cogan | Jul 5, 2017

Your guide to summer theater in the Berkshires, with tips on currently running shows, plus dining, lodging, and other attractions.

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Falling In Love Feels Like This Moment in "The Greatest Showman"
Show-Score | By Mark Blankenship | Jun 30, 2017

High Flying, Adored

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How Do You Survive the Intermission Restroom Stampede?
Show-Score | By Amy Sapp | Jun 27, 2017
We're all familiar with the rush to the restroom between acts of a show - but are you familiar with these tips and tricks? Here's your go-to guide to beating those lines and being the first back in your seat. Read more...

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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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 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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