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The Musical Theatre Dictionary

by Ryan Goodale It was a balmy January afternoon when we re-discovered the Blogspot gold that is The MT Dictionary. I’m unsure if I am proud or horrified by the number of these that grace my vocabulary on the daily basis. In fact, I wonder if it could be one of my very own friends… Read more »

99 Thoughts I Had Returning To The Color Purple

by Ryan Goodale   The Color Purple has always done it for me as far as a musical theatre experience goes. I saw the original Broadway production three times, caught the national tour once and then saw this current (Tony Award winning!) revival very early in previews. Returning became a necessity when it was announced… Read more »

You Know You’re Obsessed With Broadway When…

by Ryan Goodale We asked. You answered. Here are some of our favorite answers to “You Know You’re Obsessed With Broadway When…” and they are all too true for many of us. No shame in our game, though. Curtain up, light the lights and let’s get going. This is your places call! 1. All of the… Read more »

You Know You’re a Theatre Geek When…

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  1.  You go into PSD (Post Show Depression) 5 minutes after your show closes. – Emily B.   2.  You split history into BSS and ASS: Before Stephen Sondheim & After Stephen Sondheim. – Mark W.   3.  Your character shoes double as dress shoes. – Judi K.   4.  You remember all the choreography… Read more »

Musicals for a New Generation

TRW is thrilled to introduce our first two Broadway shows adapted for children, ALL SHOOK UP and SPAMALOT Young@Part™ editions, both available for licensing now. Each Young@Part™ title comes complete with Performance Tracks, Guide Vocal Tracks, Director’s Guide, 30 Student Scripts and more, all for an affordable Performance License package. Materials are now available in Digital Delivery…. Read more »

TRW Announces Young@Part Series of Broadway Shows Adapted for Kids

New Collection Debuts in January 2016, featuring Young@Part™ Editions of ALL SHOOK UP, MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT and CURTAINS   TRW (Theatrical Rights Worldwide) is proud to announce the January 2016 release of our much-anticipated Young@Part™ series of Broadway shows adapted for elementary and middle school aged kids. The first two titles, MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT, and… Read more »

(Don’t) Judge a Show by its Poster

Our 10 Favorite Original Show Posters   We know you’re not supposed to judge a show by its poster, but it’s about time the graphic designers got some credit. Below are 10 of our favorite original show posters from the TRW catalog, in no particular order. We feel these convey the essence of each show with an… Read more »

Review Roundup – III

BWW Review: THE ADDAMS FAMILY A NEW MUSICAL is Creepy Funny at the New Theatre in Overland Park By Steve Wilson | July 19, 2015 All things ghoulish, macabre, ghastly, and a little bit frightening are alive and well living within the walls of the Addams Family home. The only place to see this outrageous… Read more »

Review Roundup – II

Perry Players’ “Addams Family Musical” is frightfully funny By Angela Woolen | July 15, 2015 Duh, duh, duh, duh. Snap, snap. If the familiar phrasing brings to mind creepy, kooky, mysterious and ooky, then the “Addams Family Musical,” which starts Thursday, is a must see at the Perry Players. The cast transforms into the characters… Read more »

Going to the Theatre – As Explained in GIFS

When you find out your favorite musical is being performed near you. You’re like… When the orchestra starts to warm up and the person next to you is on their phone. You’re like… When you have the perfect seat and someone is seated in the middle of a song. You’re like… When a fellow audience… Read more »