Saturday, May 25, 2019

17 Show Tunes To Belt When You’re Having A Bad Day by Kailey Hansen

Whether you’re victim to the Von Trapp children’s practical jokes, plotting to flee an orphanage run by the inhumane Miss Hannigan, or simply planning to abandon all negative vibes by br…

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Legally Blonde at the Walnut by Cogency

Legally Blonde the Musical, music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin; based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the M-G-M motion picture; through July 21, 2019 at the Walnut Str…

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Sunday, May 19, 2019

Dream Casting Poll: Who Would Star In ‘Game Of Thrones’ The Musical? by Kailey Hansen

Tonight ‘Game Of Thrones’, will be ending after eight years of bloody battles, dangerous dragons and white walkers galore. Fans of the series who share a love for performing arts most c…

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Thursday, May 16, 2019
Monday, May 13, 2019

Brighten Your Day With 12 Theatre-Inspired Cat Memes by Kailey Hansen

What do you get when you mix theatre and a bunch of cats? Well, probably the musical ‘Cats’, but also the mysterious and adorable underworld of theatre-themed kitty memes. Thank you, Int…

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Monday, May 6, 2019

Poll: Cast Your Vote For The 73rd Annual Tony Awards! by Luc Jones

It’s that time of year again! When a bunch of theatre people vote on who were the best theatre people of this theatre season. This time around, 10 musicals and 15 plays have been nominated…

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Saturday, May 4, 2019

27 Memorable Lyrics From ‘Les Misérables’ by Kailey Hansen

Before ‘Hamilton’ or ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ swept the world by storm, another powerful musical transcended Broadway and found its place in mainstream culture. For decades, audiences acro…

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Quiz: Match These Songs To Their Current Show On Broadway by Kailey Hansen

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Monday, April 22, 2019

Top 10 Musical Theatre Moments That Give Us Feels by Hannah Crider

Ready to feel all the feels? Want to sob uncontrollably for the next 10 minutes? Keep scrolling for the most feels-inducing theatre moments – both happy and sad! 10. ‘Electricity’ – …

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Sunday, April 21, 2019

Ben Platt: 'Beyoncé gave me flowers. I'm afraid to touch them' by Alexis Soloski

He played ‘anxious weirdo nerds’ in Pitch Perfect and Dear Evan Hansen, but on his soul-baring new album Ben Platt has a new role ... himself ‘I really like playing people who aren’t…

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Quiz: Which Broadway Musical Princess Are You? by Kailey Hansen

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

The Fyre Festival Of Broadway Shows: How The Steve Jobs-Bill Gates Musical Became An Epic Disaster by Artsjournal1

“The planned 2016 production Nerds has become one of the biggest debacles in New York theater history, spawning a $6 million lawsuit and leaving at least one castmember feeling ‘stranded…

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Monday, April 15, 2019

And The Winner ISN’T: The Biggest Tony Awards Upsets In History (PART ONE) by Jeremy Scott Blaustein

Did you ever have a day that didn’t turn out the way you’d expected? You’re all dressed up for your big night. For months now you’ve been the talk of the town. The critics love you; …

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Stars of Frozen, Aladdin & The Lion King Sing Disney Hits on Good Morning America by Broadway.com

ABC's Good Morning America made Broadway nerds' dreams come true today with a special performance in commemoration of Disney on Broadway's 25th anniversary. A talent-packed docket of stars…

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

6 Reasons To Love ‘The Music Man’ by Kailey Hansen

Cue those seventy-six trombones because ‘The Music Man’ has found its star-studded Broadway revival. Set to open officially on October 22, 2020, the production will star Hugh Jackman as …

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Poll: Rank Your Favorite Broadway Heroines by Kailey Hansen

Which musical powerhouse will reign most popular? Vote now. More The post Poll: Rank Your Favorite Broadway Heroines appeared first on Theatre Nerds.

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Friday, March 29, 2019

A Day In The Life Of A Theatre Nerd As Told By Albus Dumbledore by Kailey Hansen

What would Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore think of muggle theatre? We think he’d love it! It’s no secret that Hogwarts’ most beloved headmaster was fond of music (J. K. Rowlin…

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Monday, March 25, 2019

Understand 19 Of Broadway’s Top Directors Right Now! by Luc Jones

Sometimes, when you see an announcement for a Broadway show, you’ll see the phrase: “Directed by [insert director here]” Sometimes, they will show a selection of shows by this person, …

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Quiz: Which ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Song Should Be Your Motto? by Kailey Hansen

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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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