Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Everyone’s A Copy Editor In This New Card Game For Word Nerds by Artsjournal1

“The game involves some role playing. If you use only the Grammar cards, the dealer is called the Copy Chief, as in ‘The Copy Chief shuffles the fifty Grammar cards.’ If you mix in the…

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Monday, August 3, 2020

BWW TV: Michael Riedel Discusses the AIDS Crisis, CATS, PHANTOM and More for BroadwayWorld Book Club

Calling all theater nerds, book lovers, history buffs and everyone in between! BroadwayWorld is presenting its next selection for BroadwayWorld Book Club, and if you've ever wanted to take a…

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Friday, July 24, 2020

Audra McDonald on Why Black Theatre United's Event with Viola Davis, Stacey Abrams & Dr. Jeanine Abrams McLean Is Perfect for Theater Nerds by Caitlin Moynihan

Black Theatre United (BTU), a new coalition next event is a virtual town hall on July 24 at 7PM ET focusing on the importance of representation in the census. The event, called Our Voices…

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Monday, July 20, 2020

BWW TV: Michael Riedel Talks DREAMGIRLS, NINE and More for BroadwayWorld Book Club

Calling all theater nerds, book lovers, history buffs and everyone in between! BroadwayWorld is presenting its next selection for BroadwayWorld Book Club, and if you've ever wanted to take a…

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

QUEER KIDS, NERDS AND SWORD FIGHTS: IT’S THE HOT SCHOOL PLAY by Robert Shuman

(from The New York Times, 7/2; Photo: The New York Times; via Pam Green.)   This is a narrative about youngsters who make up tales. This is a narrative through which ladies wield swords, qu…

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Monday, July 6, 2020

BWW TV: Michael Riedel Talks A CHORUS LINE, Michael Bennett and More for BroadwayWorld Book Club

Calling all theater nerds, book lovers, history buffs and everyone in between! BroadwayWorld is presenting its next selection for BroadwayWorld Book Club, and if you've ever wanted to take a…

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

Queer Kids, Nerds and Sword Fights: It’s the Hot School Play by Elisabeth Vincentelli

“She Kills Monsters” is hugely popular in high schools and colleges. Even in lockdown, performers have found novel ways to make the battles come alive.

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Monday, June 22, 2020

VIDEO: Watch Michael Riedel Talk RAZZLE DAZZLE Chapters 4-9 with BWW Book Club!

Calling all theater nerds, book lovers, history buffs and everyone in between! BroadwayWorld has announced its next selection for BroadwayWorld Book Club, and if you've ever wanted to take a…

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

VIDEO: Watch Michael Riedel Talk RAZZLE DAZZLE: THE BATTLE FOR BROADWAY with BWW Book Club!

Calling all theater nerds, book lovers, history buffs and everyone in between! BroadwayWorld is announcing its next selection for BroadwayWorld Book Club, and if you have ever wanted to tak…

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Otherworld Theatre unites gamers and theater nerds by Kerry Reid

With VALHA11A, they've created their first online LARP. Role-playing games and theater seem so closely aligned that it’s surprising more companies haven’t fu…

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Monday, May 18, 2020

Some Like it Pop: Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist Edition- Episodes 11 & 12 by Matt Tamanini

Hello Pop Culture Theatre Nerds! Matt and Jenn break down the final two episodes of the first season of NBC’s new musical TV show, “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist.” Let us know what y…

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Thursday, April 30, 2020

‘Car Talk’ For Word Nerds by Artsjournal1

“The hosts [of the radio show A Way with Words], Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett, are the Click and Clack of word talk. Barnette is a writer who has studied Latin and Greek (her books in…

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Jen Rudin Offers Free Weekly Online Support Chats For Young Actors and Their Parents by Theatrenerds

Feeling disconnected? Worried about losing your focus? Want to keep your skills sharp? Great news! Award-winning casting director Jen Rudin is offering FREE weekly online support chats for y…

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Monday, March 30, 2020

Join the BroadwayWorld Book Club with THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY Vol. 1 and Discuss with Jennifer Ashley Tepper-

Book lovers, theater nerds, and anyone looking for a way to (digitally) connect with people outside the walls of your own of your apartment during this time of social distancing need look no…

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Thursday, March 19, 2020

SPECIAL: Some Like it Pop: ‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’ Edition- Episodes 5 & 6 by Matt Tamanini

Hello Pop Culture Theatre Nerds! Matt and Jenn break down the next two episodes of NBC’s new musical TV show, “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist.” Let us know what you think about Episod…

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Sunday, March 15, 2020

No More Broadway, No More Theatre To Escape the Pandemic Coronavirus by Theatrenerds

From the Editor-in-Chief of TheatreNerds.com There are no more Broadway productions to escape to, no more community theatre shows to attend, nor basketball games, nor baseball games, nor con…

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Sunday, March 8, 2020

Welcome to the Age of the Latina Nerd: “I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter” at Steppenwolf For Young Adults by Trevor Boffone

Welcome to the Age of the Latina Nerd! Anywhere you look—on stage, on screen, on the written page, in the Senate (hello, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez!)—Latina nerds are taking up space and o…

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Why Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist is going to be every Theatre Nerd’s next bingeworthy show by Glenmarsh94

It’s nearly been a year since we said goodbye to Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. Rachel Bloom gave a musical lover everything in that show: comedy, hilarious original songs and characters to fall in …

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Friday, February 28, 2020

The New YouTube Musical Theatre Channel You Need to Watch Now by Theatrenerds

There’s a new YouTube music channel that brings to life your favorite Broadway, movie, and TV show hit songs, and it’s a channel you’ll want to check out.  In Real Life is a brand ne…

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Saturday, February 15, 2020

Call Answered: Nick Jordan: "The Middleman" by Adam Rothenberg

Nick Jordan is a rising actor who’s love of Star Wars caught my eye. He is about to be part of Marlin Thomas’ three-night theatrical event The Middleman at Hudson Guild Theatre. The Midd…

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Broadway On A Budget: 5 Ways To Get Discounted Tickets by Gianluca Russo

We here at Theatre Nerds can hardly contain our anticipation as this season’s new musicals come rolling onto the Great White Way! It’s sure to be a remarkable and memorable season on Bro…

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Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Top 5 Benefits of Taking Kids To The Theatre by Theatrenerds

There’s no denying the fact that technology has completely encapsulated our lives. Traditionally, people would flock to theaters and cinemas to watch shows and movies. However, in today’…

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Wednesday, December 25, 2019

11 Musicals Heading To The Big Screen by Nicole Mellion

It’s not every day our favorite Broadway shows get made into films. These star-studded movies can either go very well (such as “Les Misérables” or “Hairspray”) or terribly wrong (…

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Top 10 Plays & Musicals Based On Historical Events by Theatrenerds

Alright, I’ll admit it. Not everyone loves history class. In fact, I can name ten people in my history class that fell asleep at least once. Luckily for you, I am not one of those people. …

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Sunday, November 17, 2019

10 Reasons Why You Should Expose Your Child To Theatre by Theatrenerds

Post by TN student contributor Nomy Lavrukov As a teen who’s been exposed to the theatre world since day one , I can tell you for a fact that my experiences with the theater, both as an au…

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Sunday, November 10, 2019

Show This to Your Parents: The “Real World” Benefits of a Theatre Degree by Francesca O'Hern

The stand up comedian Jared Logan has a joke that goes something like this: “I was on academic scholarship and then I used that money to become a theatre major. That’s like if you win th…

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Let Me ‘Edu-tain’ You by Mara Jill Herman

Edutain [ed-yoo-teyn] verb to educate and entertain simultaneously How does teaching your art inform your performance? I asked five theater professionals and here’s what they say… Forres…

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Friday, October 18, 2019

25 Spooktacular Musicals To Listen To For All The Halloween Feels by Robert Peterpaul

As the Karen Smith of Mean Girls once crooned: If we could change the world we’d make it Halloween every single day. The over-the-top holiday is a Theatre Nerd’s dream, with its candy fi…

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10 Broadway Actors Taking Hollywood by Storm by Paige Gittelson

Ben Platt Ben Platt has been working in professional theatre since he was 9 years old. He burst onto the scene in the Pitch Perfect movies, and starred as Elder Cunningham in The Book of Mor…

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Monday, September 30, 2019

“Sleep No More" Announces New Policy Where They Can Kill You by Broadway Beat

by Rebecca Slaman. @rebeccaslaman. NEW YORK, NY - Immersive theatrical experience Sleep No More, which presents a multi-room staging of Macbeth in which the audience gets up close and person…

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Monday, September 23, 2019

Waiting In The Wings: The Life of An Understudy, Swing, Standby or Replacement by Mara Jill Herman

The success of a Broadway production might seem like it depends on its leading actor or a celebrity name, but the show literally could not go on without the extreme flexibility and talent of…

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