Broadway Musicals – A Popular Choice

Posted by Simon Harding on September 03, 2013
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Broadway, New York

Broadway is the oldest north-south main thoroughfare in the city of New York, dating to the first New Amsterdam settlement. The name Broadway is the English literal translation of the Dutch name, Breede weg.

Of course that is all well and good – but what we want to know about is the stretch of Broadway well-known as the absolute pinnacle of the American theater scene.

Technically, a Broadway theater lies between 41st street and 54th street and in between Sixth and Eighth Road Avenues, and has a minimum of 499 seats  although there are some exceptions.

Broadway in New York is always alive with well-liked theatre musicals both new and old. The immense recognition of the Broadway musicals has led to a fantastic demand for tickets.  Some of the more popular shows are Wicked, Once, The Lion King, Jersey Boys and Newsies.

If you are planning to see a musical on Broadway and want great seats or a Saturday evening performance, it is recommended to book as early as you can. That is unless you book one of our New York Musical Breaks in which case all the hard work is done for you!

Musicals either run Monday to Saturday or Tuesday to Sunday, with a matinee on the Sunday. Broadway’s most popular musicals at the moment are Wicked and Jersey Boys.  Wicked is simply the most well-liked Broadway musical right now with sellout performances most nights.  As a popular thing to do for groups this also makes tickets go quickly and the weekend matinee performances are also particularly well-liked.

You will discover a large difference in the price of your Broadway Tickets as well.  Anticipate to spend the most for the top quality balcony seats and also the seats that are in the center area of the Orchestra floor as both of these sections are thought to be the best view.

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Broadway Posters Bring you a Sense of the Shows Without Giving Away Too Much

Posted by Simon Harding on April 03, 2012
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Broadway Posters

Broadway Posters

There are many ways that Broadway shows attract our attention – but no other marketing tool can have claimed to have almost out-grown its subject in the way that the almost iconic Boadway Poster has suceeded in doing.

These posters are produced by gifted artists who try to deliver a sense of the shows with out giving away too much. These 2D temptresses are so artfully concieved that you will even find these simple promotional tools in gift shops, antique collections and specialist websites – so collectable have they become.

Consequently the Broadway poster has become an important part of the memorabilia of musicals. So much so that Broadway posters which you can discover could even be copies of popular show posters – rather than remnants of the original print run. You also have the option of searching for laminated posters in addition to the normal posters more readily available for modern shows.

While the laminated Broadway posters may seem much more expensive there will be many occasions when you will discover that you have acquired a treasure with these laminated posters. The glossy colours and the remarkable creating that you may see on these posters are created to draw the imaginations of the audiences and would-be clients.

You will discover that these Broadway posters are a perfect subject for a new pastime. It is quite easy to see why these pieces of art should become so collectable. And this has been the case since the early days of Broadway. Hence orginal posters can become quite sought after – and valuable.

One of the key items to keep in mind when you are looking into gathering Broadway posters is that occasionally these posters may be quite expensive: for example they could be a unique edition poster issued for a certain reason or maybe it is a run-of-the-mill poster signed by the cast and crew.

In other instances it is feasible that the Broadway posters that you are searching for have become rare over a period of time due to the usual vageries of time: after all many people will hold on to them for a short period of time and then, once they are faded or damaged or for others these posters are items that hold no substantial worth once their time of interest has waned and will just get destroyed or thrown away. Those that are left over are held on to individuals who collect this kind of memorabilia and for those people these posters are items that hold their worth even once the time of interest for the original show has waned.

As you see Broadway posters can catch the eye of collectors as well as the normal individual. The way that the poster is cared for is dependent on the individual keeping these posters.

You will discover that gathering memorabilia like Broadway posters is a enjoyable and fascinating way to delve into the history of New York’s Broadway. Likewise you may discover the beginnings of great plays and great actors depicted on these posters.

No matter what your reason is for buying Broadway posters – the main thing that you will discover is that these posters will give back memories of the great time you experienced whilst watching that particular performance on a Broadway stage.

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Musicals on Broadway – a must-do attraction

Posted by Simon Harding on April 03, 2012
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musical breaks in New York

New York’s Broadway

New York is the most populated city in the United States. It is a town of virtues and vices. With the very essence of art in every corner: artistic minds indulge in every whim and fantasy.

New York is also home to the world’s leading Broadway shows and musical performances – offering you unrivalled entertainment at every turn.

A Broadway musical is quite simply one of things you must “do”! So What’s On?

Musicals on Broadway

If you are a tourist in New York you do not want to miss on the incredible shows on offer. Usually tickets for the most popular shows are booked a long time in advance, therefore it is recommended to book beforehand. Weekend shows sell out so what are the choices in our Musical Breaks to Broadway.

Phantom of the Opera
The Lion King
Jersey Boys
Sister Act

There are also some great themed breaks to New York. Why don’t you check out our Entertainment, Arts and Culture Breaks in New York

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