The new West Side Story commercial (and some other great Broadway commercials)

West Side Story Rent Dreamgirls Mamma Mia Fiddler on the Roof Victor Victoria Damn Yankees Cabaret Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat The King and I My Fair Lady Guys and Dolls Into the Woods Phantom of the Opera Spring Awakening The Producers

A massive Twitter #followfriday from @broadwaymusical

Because @broadwaymusical has almost 3,800 followers on Twitter, I've found that I really can't follow everyone's tweets unless I'm watching the stream 24-7, so I've set up some keyword notifications, keep close tabs on my @replies and DMs and watch a group of folks whose tweets are always relevant and worth reading - this is…

Hey Gleeks – you can now preorder the 1st season DVD of Glee!

Alright, it's not truly musical theater, but enough Gleeks are musical theater geeks that I thought it worth sharing on the blog here: the DVD for the 1st season of Glee, the fantastic Fox show starring Broadway favorites Matthew Morrison (South Pacific, The Light in the Piazza, Hairspray, The Rocky Horror Show, Footloose) and Lea…

In honor of #theatrethursday, your list of the top 50 Broadway musicals of all time

We asked and you responded. Here's a list of your all time favorite Broadway musicals, in no particular order: Les Miserables Rent The King and I Sunday in the Park with George Wicked Guys and Dolls Sweeney Todd Ragtime West Side Story In the Heights Phantom of the Opera Into the Woods Next to Normal…

Lots of Broadway buzz …

West Side Story recoups investment after 30 weeks West Side Story has officially recouped its $14 million initial investment after running 30 weeks (247 performances)! A national tour of this production will begin in the fall of 2010 though it is likely the Broadway version will stick around for a good while longer. American Idiot…

Teaser video clip for Phantom: Love Never Dies

I've been getting a number of requests for footage from the sequel to Phantom of the Opera, Phantom: Love Never Dies, so I figured I should post what's out there now here. It's only a teaser, but the clip actually gets me excited for the show ... set on Coney Island a decade after the…

Rejoice – you can see Bye Bye Birdie on the cheap!

Broadway's Bye Bye Birdie is offering lots of ways for folks to get tickets on the cheap. They've got the standard student rush tickets at half price, available 1 hour before the show, but they are also offering “general rush” tickets that can be bought by anyone on the day of the performance for $26.50,…

Catch your favorite Broadway stars on TV

Lots of Broadway stars are making television appearances this week: John Stamos (Bye Bye Birdie, Cabaret, Nine) will appear on ABC’s “Good Morning America” on September 29. Kristin Chenoweth (The Apple Tree, Wicked, You're a Good Man Charlie Brown) will appear on the "Late Show with David Letterman" on Thursday September 24. New Yorkers can…

Win a pair of tickets to see Memphis on Broadway!

Win a pair of tickets to see Memphis on Broadway on Friday, October 2 and write us a review of the show for the blog! To enter to win, just comment below, tweet @broadwaymusical or email why you want to see the show! Please note: I reserve the right to make edits to the winner's…