Understudies, Standbys, and Swings: Oh my!

I’ve been doing theater since I was in the third grade. But until about a year ago when I really immersed myself into the theater community, the words “standby” and “swing” had no definition related to theater at all in my dictionary. “Understudy.” Yeah! I know that one! That’s the person that goes onstage if […]

How To See Shows on a Student Budget

By Catherine Buckland It is a truth universally acknowledged that a person in want of a theatre ticket needs to be in possession of a great fortune. When you were a kid, this meant the only time you got to travel the Great White Way was when Auntie Rosemary bought you two tickets for your […]

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Touring Productions: How?

Well, it’s a process. Once a show opens on broadway, investors will often meet to discuss the future of the show. It’s not uncommon for the idea of a touring production, a sit-down production and other versions of the show to be created to come up. But tours DO NOT just happen from success – […]

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Theater Survey: Weigh-In from the Outsiders

By Meagan If you are currently reading this, I am going to assume that you are probably a theater person. We have a nice little bubble. I would go so far as to say I really like being in our little bubble! Tweeting about the Tony Awards, crying over the fact that Newsies is closing, […]

Twenty Second Musical Synopses

By Meagan Do you ever want to see that one musical, but you just don’t have the time? Or do you hear about that other show every single day but you still don’t know what it’s about? No fear! Coming to your rescue: twenty-second musical synopses! What is a “Twenty Second Musical Synopsis” you might ask? And […]

June’s Rainbow Playbill

You can find some sort of program in most theaters all over the world. For example, most recently, I saw a production of Chicago in my hometown in Bulgaria, where their program came in the form of an awesome newspaper: with murderous headlines and Roxie and Velma’s mugshots staring menacingly at the theater-goers. While there are many […]

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Interview with Chris McCarrell – Broadway’s Joly

Camp Broadway recently got a hold of one of Broadway’s barricaders, Chris McCarrell, who plays Joly in 2014 revival of Les Miserables. We got to talk to him about backstage fun and how he came to be on the Great White Way. What was your defining moment where you decided you wanted to act?  I […]

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5 Facts About Broadway Costumes You Didn’t Know

Costumes are one of the best things about Broadway shows. While they may seem insignificant, they are actually a huge part of setting the scene. The colors, styles, and shape can describe a character in a second. When your eyes scan over Elle Woods in that super girly, white-with-pink-accent designer dress you know immediately just […]

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Singing Girls: The importance of female duets

Everyone loves that part in a musical where the couple finally sings a duet, stares at each other for a dramatic second and then proceeds to kiss, possibly to the sound of some dramatic, happy music in the background. Of course, there are always small differences, but it’s safe to say that a similar scene […]

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Peter Pan on NBC: Keeping Tradition Alive

After the success of The Sound of Music last December, with over 18.5 million viewers, NBC has signed on to do a musical again for the 2014 holiday season.  This time around producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan (produced films Chicago, Hairspray) will be traveling to Never Never Land with the musical Peter Pan. This […]

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