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The theater. Doesn't mean that you had to have seen it on Broadway, or that it originated there, but at one point it should have been there.
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performances, theater, entertainment, stage, actors
Winner of seven 1988 Tony Awards including Best Musical, The Phantom of the Opera is based on the novel by Gaston Leroux. It tells the story of the hideously deformed Phantom who lurks beneath the stage of the Paris Opera, exercising a reign of terror over its occupants. The phantom falls in love with the young Soprano devoting himself to creating a new star for the Opera by nurturing her extraordinary talents and employing all the skills at his disposal.
The Producers, the new Mel Brooks musical, is based on Mr. Brooks' Academy Award-winning 1968 film of the same name. It tells the story of down-on-his-luck theatrical producer Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom, a mousy accountant. Together they hatch the ultimate scam: raise more money than needed for a sure-fire Broadway flop and pocket the difference. Their "sure-fire" theatrical fiasco? None other than the musical Springtime for Hitler.
There's never been a better time to experience Chicago, Broadway's razzle-dazzle smash. A sensational tale of sin, corruption and all that jazz, Chicago has everything you could want in a musical: knockout dancing, an edge-of-your-seat story and one showstopper after another. No wonder it's become a runaway success in over 250 cities worldwide, earning six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy and thousands of standing ovations. And here's the best part: You never know who you're going to see in Chicago. From Melanie to Brooke, from Usher to Huey, there's always someone fabulous center stage. So come on, babe! Head to the one, the only Chicago!
Avenue Q is set in NYC on a street which is described as the only place you can afford to live when you're just out of college, out of a job, or just plain broke. The musical features a cast of 20-something live actors and singing puppets. Jason Moore directs this new musical for grown-ups written by Jeff Whitty, with music and lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx. Avenue Q is a co-production by the Vineyard Theatre and The New Group, and is also the recipient of Tony Awards for Best Original Score (music and...
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