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Opinions on "All Black" Versions of "White" Shows
Earlier this week, the first multi-racial version of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE opened on Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre. What are your thoughts on such switch-ups? (started by allant)
Should there be a Razzie type awards for Broadway shows?
The Tony Awards are the highlight of every theatre lover’s year, but wouldn’t it be equally entertaining to celebrate the worst of the season? (started by Finebydesign)
It's 2012 why are actor's mics still so visible?
Anyone with a decent seat in a Broadway theatre needn’t struggle to notice where the actors’ mics are hidden. Why do you think this is still a problem? (started by Finebydesign)
What shows will be playing in July?
July is still a few months out, but which Broadway shows do you think will make it that long? (started by Leadingplayer)
Would the original Oklahoma and Carousel have done well at the Tonys?
The Tony Awards didn’t get their start until 1947, several years after the Golden Age of musical theatre began. How do you think such iconic shows as OKLAHOMA! and CAROUSEL would have fared? (started by Musicaldudepeter)
What Was Your Favorite Song of the Season?
There have been plenty of new musicals this season, but if you could pick only one new song as your favorite of the year, which would it be? (started by Jordan Catalano)
If So-and-So had written
What kind of musical would THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA been with a score by Sondheim, or ANYTHING GOES with a score by Rodgers and Hammerstein? (started by EponineAmneris)