byon 07-05-2012 at 08:59 AM (76 Views)
"Broadway shows refer to the most premium form of theatrical performance (each musicals and plays) staged in the theatrical district of Broadway (namely Midtown, and the theaters in and around Times Square). Not all theaters in that place qualify as Broadway theaters. This classification is determined by the terms and situations of the Actors Equity guild. The 39 large theaters that qualify as Broadway theaters and stage Broadway shows have a capacity of 500 or much more seats.
Broadway shows have tremendous mass appeal and are typically produced by expert production houses like Fox, the Walt Disney Company and the Schubert Organization, and theater groups like Manhattan Theatre club. They are extravagant shows involving pricey production and rely heavily on commercial good results they are mainly performed by stage artists. Even so, with the huge reputation they command have even movie actors are roped in simply for premium shows.
The Broadway shows are the mother of the American musical theater and have achieved worldwide popularity. Their mass recognition has drawn actors from foreign lands to perform at Broadway shows. People from across the globe vie for a sneak peek at a Broadway show. It is the most popular tourist attraction and engagement in New York. There are several touring Broadway shows across the country. Tickets to premium shows are available at premium prices.
For these not stationed in Broadway or the deal hunters on-line booking, Broadway clubs for subscribed tickets, and a variety of other options are available. The official website for Broadway data, www.livebroadway.com, gives exhaustive details regarding these shows. Some other websites that gives online information are www.ebay.com, www.newyork-lasvegasshows.bz. and www.playbill.com. Playbill is a club that provides various benefits and cost-free data, news to its members, and discounted and subscribed tickets to common shows. Acclaimed Broadway shows are bestowed Tony Awards.
Some popular Broadway shows running this season are The Phantom Of the Opera, Wicked, The Lion King, Hairspray, Mama Mia, Chicago, and The Producers. Popular Tv show host Oprah Winfrey showcased her very first Broadway production, "The Color Purple". The shows range from musicals, dramas, comedies, modern shows, family members shows and numerous more. Nevertheless, young children beneath six years of age are not typically permitted to attend such shows. www.funnewjersey.com"