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Friday, September 3, 2021

Broadway Games: ABBA Returns! by JK

Yesterday came the announcement that ABBA was coming back with a whole new album, Voyager and a new concert of sorts. To celebrate our favorite Swedish phenomenon, we bring you a new Broadw…

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Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Broadway From A to Z: A by JK

Today, we start a new series that is strictly to the letter. Our new series, Broadway From A to Z, will look at the people, shows and history of The Great Bright Way! Obviously, each month,…

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Monday, August 30, 2021

Broadway Musical Revival Logos Bracket Tournament - The Sweet 16! by JK

This tournament has been our most successful to date, and it has been full of surprises and major upsets!  Things are really heating up now with this week's Sweet 16! Scroll down to see t…

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Friday, August 27, 2021

Broadway Games: The Missing Lyrics of Kander and Ebb by JK

This week's game is a challenging one. Do you know the missing lyrics from these Kander and Ebb songs? Broadway Games: The Missing Lyrics of Kander and Ebb To help you out, we've named the…

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Monday, August 23, 2021

Broadway Musical Revival Logos Bracket Tournament - The Big 32 Part Two! by JK

The Big 32 has been set, and now it gets REAL! And this week, your votes will finally create The Sweet 16.  One thing we've learned from this tournament is that upsets are the new normal. …

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Friday, August 20, 2021

Broadway Games: Emoji Mania! by JK

Broadway Games: 🎭Emoji Mania!🎭  Can you name the play or musical title by the emojis below? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.     6. 7.     8. #2614 Answers to Last Week…

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Thursday, August 19, 2021

At This Theater: The Belasco by JK

I've been seeing shows at the Belasco Theatre long enough to have been there before and after its refurbishment. The Belasco of today is a far cry from the old, which was dingy, dirty, and …

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Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Broadway in a Box CD Review: Chicago (OBCR 1975) by JK

Broadway in a Box CD Review: Chicago (OBCR 1975) At Christmas a few years ago, Jeff gave me a copy of Broadway in a Box: The Essential Broadway Musicals Collection. He has now given me the…

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Monday, August 16, 2021

Broadway Musical Revival Logos Bracket Tournament - The Big 32 Part One! by JK

The original 64 is now just 32. The Big 32 has been set, and now it gets REAL! Over the next two weeks, your votes will create The Sweet 16.  Will this week's voting hold any upsets like a…

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Friday, August 13, 2021

Broadway Games: Broadway Is Back! Logos Game: The Musicals by JK

Broadway Games: Broadway is Back! Logos Game: The Musicals    With Pass Over now in previews, and several shows starting again in less than a month, the curtain is up and Broadway is bac…

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Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Broadway in a Box CD Review: Carousel (LCT 1965) by JK

Broadway in a Box CD Review: Carousel (LCT 1965) At Christmas a few years ago, Jeff gave me a copy of Broadway in a Box: The Essential Broadway Musicals Collection. He has now given me the…

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Tuesday, August 10, 2021

All Aboard! Favorite Designs: Broadway Trains by JK

A couple of months ago, we wrote about onstage cars and our love for them. This time around, we are making tracks, jumping onboard the (Starlight) Express, and celebrating a surprisingly fre…

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Monday, August 9, 2021

Broadway Musical Revival Logos Bracket Tournament - The Region 4 Elimination Round! by JK

Another elimination round is in complete, and, again, there were some shocking upsets this week, including #62 seed Cinderella easily defeating #3 seed The King and I (3rd revival)! Will…

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Friday, August 6, 2021

Broadway Games: Broadway Is Back! Logos Game: The Plays by JK

Broadway Games: Broadway is Back! Logos Game: The Plays    With the first preview of Pass Over last Wednesday, the curtain is up and Broadway is back! In honor of that momentous occasion,…

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Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Broadway in a Box CD Review: OBCR Camelot by JK

Broadway in a Box CD Review: Camelot OBCR (1960) At Christmas a few years ago, Jeff gave me a copy of Broadway in a Box: The Essential Broadway Musicals Collection. He has now given me th…

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Monday, August 2, 2021

Broadway Musical Revival Logos Bracket Tournament - The Region 3 Elimination Round! by JK

Another elimination round is in complete, and, again, you voted in record numbers! And, again, there were some shocking upsets this week, including #50 seed The Music Man easily defeating …

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Friday, July 30, 2021

Broadway Games: One of These Things (Is Not Like the Others) by JK

Broadway Games:  One of These Things (Is Not Like the Others) Growing up, one of my favorite features of Sesame Street was when they played "One of These Things." Bob or Susan or one of t…

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Thursday, July 29, 2021

Celebrating Audra McDonald: Great Moments We Missed by JK

Last week, we celebrated some of the great moments that we got to see in the illustrious career of Audra McDonald. We consider ourselves fortunate, indeed, to have witnessed so many (HERE). …

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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Broadway in a Box CD Review: OBCR Cabaret (1966) by JK

Broadway in a Box CD Review:  Cabaret OBCR (1966)   At Christmas a few years ago, Jeff gave me a copy of Broadway in a Box: The Essential Broadway Musicals Collection. He has now given me…

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Monday, July 26, 2021

Broadway Musical Revival Logos Bracket Tournament - The Region 2 Elimination Round! by JK

Well, last week's elimination round is in the books, and it was really spectacular! More of you voted than in any 1st round elimination before. And there were some shocking upsets, including…

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Friday, July 23, 2021

Broadway Games: Rebuses - Show Title Edition by JK

They're back! Here are 5 picture puzzles that combine to make show titles. Good luck! Broadway Games: Show Title Rebuses 1.    2.   3.    4.     5.      #259…

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Thursday, July 22, 2021

Celebrating Audra McDonald: Our Favorite Moments by JK

This week, we celebrate another amazing woman - another July 3rd birthday lady - who thrills with everything she does, on TV, on film, and, of course, the Broadway stage. With a record 6 Ton…

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Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Broadway in a Box CD Review: Anything Goes 1987 Cast Recording by JK

Broadway in a Box CD Review: Anything Goes (1987) At Christmas a few years ago, Jeff gave me a copy of Broadway in a Box: The Essential Broadway Musicals Collection. He has now given me the …

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Monday, July 19, 2021

Broadway Musical RevivalLogos Bracket Tournament - The Region 1 Elimination Round! by JK

Well, you've crowned the best Broadway musical logos from the 1970s - 2010s, and there were some genuine classics to choose from. Now it is time to honor the best of the best show art in the…

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Friday, July 16, 2021

Broadway Games: What's Missing? by JK

Broadway Games: What's Missing? Below are lists, each having something to do with Broadway. But each list is missing something. If you can figure out what each list is, you'll know what's m…

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Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Broadway in a Box CD Review: OBCR Annie (1977) by JK

Broadway in a Box CD Review: Annie OBCR (1977) At Christmas a few years ago, Jeff gave me a copy of Broadway in a Box: The Essential Broadway Musicals Collection. He has now given me the op…

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Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Celebrating Betty Buckley: Great Moments We Missed by JK

Last week, we celebrated July birthday-gal Betty Buckley, with a look back at our favorite moments in her illustrious career. We've been so fortunate to witness so many! (HERE) This week, we…

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Monday, July 12, 2021

The Broadway Musical Revival Logo Tournament: The Trials Part Three by JK

A NEW tournament, but with a twist. We have combed the archives for over 100 outstanding show logos from revivals, but YOU will be determining which of those will make it to the 64-logo brac…

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Friday, July 9, 2021

Broadway Game: Rebuses: Show Folk Edition by JK

Broadway Games Rebuses: Show Folk Edition This week's picture puzzles are all people in the theater! (The answers to last week's game are at the bottom.) Good luck! 1.  2. 3. 4.…

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Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Celebrating Betty Buckley: Our Favorite Moments by JK

Celebrating Betty Buckley: Our Favorite Moments Don't know if you heard, but last Saturday, July 3rd was a day for Broadway diva lovers to celebrate. Two incomparable talents share that da…

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Monday, July 5, 2021

The Broadway Musical Revival Logo Tournament: The Trials Part Two by JK

Last week, we are started a NEW tournament, but with a twist. We have combed the archives for over 100 outstanding show logos from revivals, but YOU will be determining which of those will m…

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