Friday, March 15, 2019

21 ‘Hamilton’ Memes That Continue To Give Us Life by Kailey Hansen

Our incurable addiction to ‘Hamilton’ is still alive and well (*cue “Stay Alive” track*) and one chronic symptom is browsing tens of thousands of ‘Hamilton’ memes on the reg. If …

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

30 Female Playwrights You Should Know by Joseph Kisiday

Throughout the years, women have written intriguing, provocative works for the stage. Composers such as Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Lambert have won Tony Awards for their musicals, whereas singe…

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

Odds & Ends: Full Cast Set for Ahrens & Flaherty's Marie, Dancing Still—A New Musical & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Full Cast Set for Ahrens & Flaherty's Marie, Dancing Still—A New Musical Complete casting has been announced for Marie, …

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12 Times The Critics Were Absolutely Savage (But Not Necessarily Wrong) by Jeremy Scott Blaustein

As dutiful Theatre Nerds, not even the most cynical among us should root for a Broadway show to fail. I mean, what’s the point? First of all, there’s already enough negativity in this wo…

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

8 Live Performances You Can See At Disney World & Disneyland by Kailey Hansen

Venturing into the happiest place on earth means ordering one too many Mickey pretzels, riding Space Mountain a dozen times, and coming face to face with The Mouse himself – but it can als…

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Here’s Where You Can Find Your Favorite Stage Stars On Television by Hannah Crider

Listening to cast albums and watching Instagram Live stories are great and wonderful, but what happens when you just need to see Broadway stars in a binge-able way? Here are a few of our fav…

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

9 TV Shows In 2019 That Are Made For The Stage by Kailey Hansen

New year, new you, new TV shows to marathon! Similar to theatre, television breathes life into stories that are important, progressive, tragic, funny, outrageous and joyful. Whether it be th…

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Sunday, February 24, 2019

Book Of Mormon Trivia by Unicutelove

How well do you know the Book of Mormon? More The post Book Of Mormon Trivia appeared first on Theatre Nerds.

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Miss Saigon Is An Underrated Gem by Gabriel Mero

Musicals have been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. Although my mother despises them, I was fortunate enough to have an aunt and cousins who appreciated them and were willing…

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Thursday, February 21, 2019

To Act Or To Tech? by Victoria Mason

Whether ‘tis nobler in the mind to soak in all the applause onstage or to be the unsung hero of the backstage the decision to act or to tech is a hard one. Here are a couple of questions t…

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The Importance Of Theatre Teachers by Freddie Miller

The best lesson that my theatre teachers in high school could have ever taught me was to keep going even when you think you can’t. Every time that cast list went up and my name wasn’t wh…

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Monday, February 18, 2019

Amazing A Cappella Group Sings 37 Musicals In 7 Minutes by Theatrenerds

We legit can’t stop watching this… 37 musicals in 7 minutes courtesy of The Bluebelles More The post Amazing A Cappella Group Sings 37 Musicals In 7 Minutes appeared first on Th…

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Finish the Lyrics: UK Theatre Nerd VS US Theatre Nerd by Theatrenerds

Auna is back with a special quest to play ‘Finish the Lyrics’ – musical edition. Follow Auna on Facebook HERE And Instagram HERE More The post Finish the Lyrics: UK Thea…

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Friday, February 15, 2019

AGAIN, FROM THE TOP: 10 Tips For Young Directors by Jeremy Scott Blaustein

It’s hard to imagine but, once upon a time, there was no such thing as a “director” — at least not as we know them today. Back in Ancient Greece, staging a show was predominantly…

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Dear Evan Hansen: The Broadway Hit Musical Heads to Toronto by Rachel

Canada are you ready? The first international production of the multi-award-winning musical, Dear Evan Hansen is coming to Canada on 5th March 2019. This is your chance to book a seat at th…

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

11 Reasons Why Brandon Victor Dixon Deserves More Love by Hannah Crider

We’ve all seen the newest live television musicals from the likes of Fox and NBC, and most of us were introduced to our latest favorite stars – for example – Jordan Fisher, Mad…

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Poll: Which ‘Hamilton’ Song Is The Best Jamilton? by Kailey Hansen

The post Poll: Which ‘Hamilton’ Song Is The Best Jamilton? appeared first on Theatre Nerds.

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Saturday, February 9, 2019

‘Wicked: The Movie’ Dream Cast by Gabriel Mero

Since 2003, the musical adaption of Gregory Maguire’s hit novel “Wicked: the Lives and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West” has mystified fans worldwide. The musical tell…

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Five Acting Exercises for 8–18-Year-Olds by Theatrenerds

Here are five acting the exercises from my book 100 Acting exercises for 8–18-Year-Olds to help children and teenagers to improve their acting technique: 1. Packing a bag with given circum…

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

‘NERDS’ CRASH HIGHLIGHTS WEAK INVESTOR PROTECTION by Philip Boroff

EXCLUSIVE: Ticketmaster and Telecharge say they refund theatergoers for cancelled performances. It’s a different story for investors in shows that get cancelled before opening night. …

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Quiz: Tell Us About Your Pet And We’ll Tell You What % Drama Queen You Are by Kailey Hansen

Finally, a quiz acknowledging the fact you named your hamster Patti LuPone. More The post Quiz: Tell Us About Your Pet And We’ll Tell You What % Drama Queen You Are appeared first on T…

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Friday, February 1, 2019

Top Broadway Roles That Brendon Urie Would Slay by Gabriel Mero

  Brendon Urie is best known as the lead singer and only remaining original member of rock group Panic! at the Disco. In an industry where artists are chosen more for their looks and ma…

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Thursday, January 31, 2019

17 Dramatic Monologues For Men by Kailey Hansen

From woeful Shakespearean sonnets to the wartime laments of ‘Les Mis’, theatre brings a plethora of dramatic monologues to the table. Kickstart your next audition by browsing this divers…

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

RENT Live: An Honest Review by Gabriel Mero

On Sunday, January 27th, 2019, the much anticipated “Rent Live” aired on Fox. “Rent” is the latest in a long line of televised “live” musicals appearing o…

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Review Of FOX’S ‘RENT: Live!’ by Joseph Kisiday

How do you measure a year in the life? How about…love? FOX’s “RENT: Live” finally premiered on January 27th after months of hype and anxious expectations from fans of…

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Rank Your Favorite Broadway Villains! by Kailey Hansen

Pick your favorite Broadway baddie and see how your opinions rank in the Theatre Nerds community… More The post Rank Your Favorite Broadway Villains! appeared first on Theatre Nerds.

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Why Following Politics Will Make You A Better Filmmaker by Rachel Wise

Films are one of the most accessible kinds of art for people all over the world. While watching a film, viewers get scooped and occupied completely, so they see and listen to every tiny bit …

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Friday, January 25, 2019

Premiere Date Announced For FX’s Fosse/Verdon by Theatrenerds

Limited Series Starring Sam Rockwell, Michelle Williams and a Stellar Cast Will Premiere Tuesday, April 9 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on FX  From Award-Winning Producers Thomas Kail, Steven Levenson,…

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Quiz: Spend A Day In NYC And We’ll Tell You Which Broadway Show To See by Kailey Hansen

The post Quiz: Spend A Day In NYC And We’ll Tell You Which Broadway Show To See appeared first on Theatre Nerds.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

20 Show Tunes And Their Pop Song Counterparts by Joseph Kisiday

Part of Broadway’s appeal to the masses is its ability to cross platforms. For example, show tunes such as “Aquarius” (“Hair”), “Superstar” (Jesus Christ Superstar), and “One…

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Monday, January 21, 2019

17 Dramatic Monologues For Women by Kailey Hansen

The audition room can be a stressful place, and preparing for your shot in front of casting directors can be equally as daunting. Pick up your metaphorical sword and slay your next audition …

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