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.