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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
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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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“It's wonderful to have so many members of the Broadway community participating in this benefit and joining us in this battle,” Moye said.
The 19 musicals grossed $16,422,804 for 89.7% of the Broadway total, with attendance of 165,678 and an average paid admission of $99.12.
Up before the lark at 2am for a daily trip to Billingsgate Market before setting up the stall - which has been in the family for "donkey's years" - White then hot-foots it back to his Mitcham home, which also doubles as his kennels, to tend to the needs of his pair of racing greyhounds, Broadway Sizzler and Broadway Spark.
They are bent into question marks and folded into parentheses." [15] This habit of textualizing the lanes carries over to America where broadways are straighter but where, nevertheless, labyrinthine arguments continue in the style of the New York Intellectuals.
While its balance sheets look better, Burford says many institutional investors think Broadways shares am a bargain, selling at 92% of its book value (or roughly what the company is worth).
He has performed on Broadways, in off-Broadway plays and on the daytime soap One Life to Live.
All kinds of music can provide the inspiration for a lyric piece--movie sound tracks are a popoular choice, and so are hit songs from Broadways musicals.
On this scrap of paper, which held his sugar or salt, perchance, or was the wadding of his gun, sitting on a log in the forest, with what interest we read the tattle of cities, of those larger huts, empty and to let, like this, in High Streets and Broadways. The eaves are dripping on the south side of this simple roof, while the titmouse lisps in the pine and the genial warmth of the sun around the door is somewhat kind and human.
Berkowitz, New Broadways (1982); Travis Bogard, Richard Moody, and Walter J.