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Broadway

The major theater district in New York City. The phrase "on Broadway" is typically used of productions there. My dream is to end up on Broadway, starring in a famous play! We're headed over to Broadway now, so we'll meet you there!

on Broadway

Performing or staged in a theater or other venue located in the Theater District along Broadway, a large road that runs through the borough of Manhattan in New York City. The famous musical has been on Broadway for nearly 10 years in a row. I've always dreamed of doing a play on Broadway, but I think that's a bit of a pipe dream.
See also: Broadway, on

on Broadway

Fig. located in the Broadway theater district in New York City; performed in the Broadway theater district. (Regarded as having the best of American stage productions.) Our musical is the best thing on Broadway! I want to be a star on Broadway someday.
See also: Broadway, on
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Tanner's final chapter describes in detail the specific careers of a number of black women who entered professional theatre as singers and/or dancers in the musical shows described in her previous chapters, and who also went on to perform in dramatic roles on Broadway and elsewhere.
Mark Tergesen, ABS Partners managing director, said his team looked at properties on Broadway for the better part of two years before settling on 440.
Unmoored from the ebb and flow of the script, jostling one another side by side, the dances that were pure genius on Broadway lose their context and the emotional punch that they carry in the theater.
Nonetheless, the deeply affectionate relationship between Frodo and Sam was first a revelation at age 11 for Broadway, who plans to continue making gay-centered films through Stormcrow.
"There's going to be a certain market (on the road) that comes see a show because it's a Broadway show," says Wolf.
Tickets are $350, from Inside Broadway, (212) 245-0710, or at insidebroadway@jaffemanagement.com.
The stage version of the Disney movie is a London hit, arriving on Broadway with Gavin Lee repeating his star-making turn as Bert the sooty chimneysweep.
"I hope it doesn't happen," says the Dodgers' Michael David, who hasn't changed his opinion even though his org's Off Broadway complex, Dodger Stages, opens this fall.
"The tenant was searching for space in or near Broadway's theater district, which is the most convenient location for many of its students, and it needed to secure a lease by the end of the year," said Rayner.
Now a big-budget film musical--due out nationwide November 23--Rent still matters, even if the "Rentheads" who were teens when the show began are now pushing 30, and the Broadway cast members who re-create their roles in the film--Rapp, Menzel, and Heredia along with Pascal, Martin, and Diggs--needed a little movie magic to once again embody their 20-something alter egos.
For the past year, Schuster and a consortium of producers have been at work on a $20 million complex of Off Broadway theaters at 37th Street and 10th Avenue, due to open next fall.
As part of its new commitment to 120 Broadway, Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo plans to enhance and freshen its already impressively designed and furnished installation.
When it finally sank in that at 30 she was going to be choreographing a high-visibility, high-stakes Broadway musical with theater stars (Alan Cumming, Jim Dale), music stars (Cyndi Lauper, Nellie McKay) and even a TV star (Ana Gasteyer), she still managed to stay cool.
Broadway: The American Musical * Produced and directed by Michael Kantor * Written by Kantor and Laurence Maslon * PBS * October 19-21, 9 P.M.-11 P.M.
The difference between a Broadway play and an Off Broadway play used to be the size of the theater and the cost of the ticket.