Original Broadway Cast of Aladdin | Photo courtesy of Cylla von Tiedemann

6 Gateway Musicals For New Theatre Fans (Part 1)

We all had that one musical that got us interested in musical theatre. Here are seven currently-running popular musicals that are a great introduction to this art form for new fans.

Nick Cordero and Jessie Mueller in Waitress on Broadway. (Photo: Joan Marcus)

10 Showtunes that Prove Musicals Aren’t Just Smiles and Rainbows

It’s a common misconception that showtunes are happy, perky, or just plain cheesy. The real truth, though, is that not all musicals are happy, and not all showtunes are cheesy dance numbers.

Cinderella on a horse-drawn carriage, shrouded in moonlight and stars. Rodger's and Hammerstein's Cinderella - Photograph taken by Carol Rosegg, photography courtesy of cinderellaonbroadway.com

7 Musicals That Should Be Live TV Productions

Now that the adrenaline from Rent Not Live is starting to wear off (and the fact that Hair Live was recently cancelled in favor of more family-friendly musicals), I’ve been thinking more and more about musicals that I’d like to see made into live TV productions.