Broadway is one of the greatest places in the world for entertainment. The top actors in the world are performing the greatest scripts on the grandest sets. There is something for everyone on Broadway. It is important to do your research and find what kind of show is the best fit for you.
Find a Captivating Play
If you think musicals are tacky, you might enjoy seeing a play more. A play is a show without music. While there are less plays than musicals, the plays running on Broadway are extremely high quality and feature the strongest actors. If you like to laugh, catch a comedy play. If you are into heavier topics, see one of Broadway’s dramas or political plays. Check NYC play reviews to find which Broadway play is the best for you. Look in the entertainment section of Playbill.com or The New York Times website.
Sing Along With a Musical
Broadway is notorious for its wide selection of musicals. It is a form of theater that has been enjoyed for hundreds of years. If you love singing, dancing and bright, colorful costumes, then musical theater is right up your alley. There are different styles of musicals within the genre. If you’re an old school Ethel Merman fan, you can catch a revival of a classical show. If you’re into newer pop or rock music, check out one of the new musicals Broadway has to offer.
Check Out a One Person Show
Every now and then, Broadway offers one person shows. This is a show where one person acts, and sometimes sings and dances, alone on stage. These shows have a more intimate feel allowing the actor on stage to connect one-on-one with the audience. Usually these types of shows are offered to well known celebrities who have an impressive theatrical resume. Billy Crystal, Lily Tomlin and Sir Ian McKellen have all had solo shows on Broadway.
New York City has many styles of shows that you can see. If you want to find which kind of show you’ll like the most, use these tips and do online research to find the perfect fit.