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Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Everything Old Is New Again by JK

Broadway has revivals of plays and musicals all the time, right? Well, why not revive an ad campaign? And that's just what the MTA did just yesterday with a modern update to their classic 19…

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Monday, November 8, 2021

The Broadway Play Logos Tournament: Region 3 by JK

The journey continues! Award-winners, popular titles, classics and flops are all here. This week, you'll pick your favorites between each of 8 pairs in Region 3. Later, the winners will mov…

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Friday, November 5, 2021

Broadway Games: Broadway "Royalty" by JK

With the return of Diana to the boards (and to televisions across the country), here's game all about the royalty - real and fictional - that has trod the stages of The Great Bright Way. …

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Thursday, November 4, 2021

Broadway in a Box CD Review: Gypsy (1959 OBCR) by JK

BROADWAY IN A BOX CD REVIEW: Gypsy (1959 OBCR) 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 o…

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Monday, November 1, 2021

The Broadway Play Logos Tournament: Region 2 by JK

The journey continues! Award-winners, popular titles, classics and flops are all here. This week, you'll pick your favorites between each of 8 pairs in Region 2. Later, the winners will mov…

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Friday, October 29, 2021

Broadway Games: Career-Defining Roles & Show-Stopping Performances by JK

The reviews are in, and the critics agree: Sharon D. Clarke is giving a career defining AND legendary performance as Caroline Thibodeaux in the current revival of Caroline, or Change. Broad…

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Thursday, October 28, 2021

Broadway in a Box CD Review: Guys and Dolls (1992 Revival Cast) by JK

Broadway in a Box CD Review: Guys and Dolls (1992 Revival Cast)  At Christmas a few years ago, Jeff gave me a copy of Broadway in a Box: The Essential Broadway Musicals Collection. He has …

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Monday, October 25, 2021

The Broadway Play Logos Tournament: Region 1 by JK

And now the journey begins! After your rating of over 100 outstanding show logos from Broadway Plays over the past three weeks, your votes determined which of those made it to the 64-logo br…

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Monday, October 11, 2021

The Broadway Play Logo Tournament: The Trials Part Three by JK

This is the final week of our NEW tournament trials! We have taken your write-in suggestions and combed the archives for over 100 outstanding show logos from Broadway Plays, but YOU will be …

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Monday, October 4, 2021

The Broadway Play Logo Tournament: The Trials Part Two by JK

This is week two of our NEW tournament! We have taken your write-in suggestions and combed the archives for over 100 outstanding show logos from Broadway Plays, but YOU will be determining w…

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Friday, October 1, 2021

Broadway Games: The Broadway 10 by JK

With the 74th Tony Awards behind us, we thought we'd test your Tony winner knowledge. As you probably know, Moulin Rouge! The Musical won 10, including Best Musical, and as such becomes one…

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Monday, September 27, 2021

The Broadway Play Logo Tournament: The Trials Part One by JK

This week, we are starting a NEW tournament! We have taken your write-in suggestions and combed the archives for over 100 outstanding show logos from Broadway Plays, but YOU will be determin…

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Friday, September 24, 2021

Broadway Games: Which Tony Award Nominee? by JK

With the 74th annual Tony Awards coming up this weekend, here's a game all about the 3 jukeboxers vying for the Best Musical trophy! All you need to do is figure out which show each song tit…

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Thursday, September 23, 2021

Broadway in a Box CD Review: Fiddler on the Roof (OBCR - 1964) by JK

 Broadway in a Box CD Review: Fiddler on the Roof (OBCR - 1964) At Christmas a few years ago, Jeff gave me a copy of Broadway in a Box: The Essential Broadway Musicals Collection. He has …

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Monday, September 20, 2021

Broadway Musical Revival Logos Bracket Tournament - The Championship! by JK

THIS IS IT! After weeks of eliminations, and epic face-offs (not to mention several upsets) your votes THIS WEEK will crown THE BEST BROADWAY MUSICAL REVIVAL LOGO!  Scroll down to see the…

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Friday, September 17, 2021

Broadway Games: Musicals as Airport Codes by JK

If you've ever traveled by air and reserved tickets online and/or checked a bag, you are no doubt familiar with those 3 letter airport codes. Some seem obvious, like BOS is for Boston. Other…

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Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Broadway in a Box CD Review: Company (OBCR - 1970) by JK

 Broadway in a Box CD Review: Company (OBCR - 1970) 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 m…

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Monday, September 13, 2021

Broadway Musical Revival Logos Bracket Tournament - The Final 4! by JK

We are SO close! I think this week's round, The Final 4, will be very tight. I'm not sure which I would vote for, since all of them are such excellent examples of beautiful show art. But vot…

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Friday, September 10, 2021

Broadway Games: Broadway Jobs Report by JK

Broadway Games: Broadway Jobs Report Match the character with their occupation. a. back up player        b. steel worker         c. barber        d. sales clerk      …

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Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Broadway in a Box CD Review: A Chorus Line (OBCR - 1975) by JK

Broadway in a Box CD Review: A Chorus Line (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 giv…

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Monday, September 6, 2021

Broadway Musical Revival Logos Bracket Tournament - The Elite 8! by JK

And then there were 8! This has been, by far, the most popular of our tournaments so far, and like every round of it this one has its share of upsets and surprises. Who knew that half of The…

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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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