All posts tagged in broadway

  • July 6, 2020By Dafny Flores

    Broadway is seen as a form of privilege among the audience. It is seen through the attire, the theatre, the ticket cost and sometimes, the Broadway show itself. Broadway, speaking as a whole, claims to have progressed and evolved from its true act of entitlement when it first began. Or rather, when people began to … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/broadway-bootlegs-the-form-of-art-that-should-be-accesible/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • October 20, 2018By Dafny Flores

    The 1997 film Anastasia has stolen hearts of all ages. Many grew up with film while others are enjoying the film after its legacy. The journey of Anya becoming Anastasia Romanov has become a reality despite its real-life history. In 2016, Anastasia officially became a musical on Broadway. The musical is currently showing at the Broadhurst … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/take-a-journey-to-the-past-with-the-international-cast-of-anastasia-the-musical/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • July 20, 2018By Molly Cuddy

    Whether you love Broadway plays or not, Once on This Island is a show you need to see. Sure, it’s not as well known as bigger Broadway shows such as Hamilton or Wicked, but it deserves just as much recognition – I’m here to tell you why. Recently nominated for eight Tony awards (and winner … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/once-on-this-island-is-a-broadway-must-see/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • February 16, 2018By Fawzul Hareed

    Determined to make a difference after the horrific incident in which Donald Trump ridiculed a journalist with a disability, playwright Lindsey Ferrentino and actress Jamie Brewer decided to base their most recent play around a character with Down syndrome. The play, “Amy and the Orphans,” which opens on the first of March in a Roundabout Theater … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/meet-jamie-brewer-the-first-actress-with-down-syndrome-to-play-the-lead-in-broadway-theatre/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • January 31, 2018By Abbey Perrin

    As someone who had never been to BroadwayCon before, I really had no idea what to expect. As a personal Broadway lover, I was super excited to be able to attend an event solely dedicated to anything and everything Broadway. At the beginning of the morning I attended a singalong, which in my opinion was … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/everything-youve-ever-wondered-about-broadwaycon/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • December 22, 2017By MegAshley

    Acting can be such an enjoyable thing to be involved in. From the local theater to worldwide films, the experiences that come along with acting can be extremely memorable. Truly amazing things can come out of creating a hobby or pursuing a career in entertainment, however, it isn’t all what most would expect. As someone … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/6-things-i-wish-i-knew-before-pursuing-acting/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • December 8, 2017By Hien Nguyen

    As we enjoy this last month of 2017, we reminisce about all the amazing contributions in the field of music this year. From the debut album of One Direction’s Harry Styles to the return of Kesha, it’s safe to say this was a great year to discover new bangers. However, with the release of so … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/4-incredibly-underrated-albums-and-eps-of-2017/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • October 13, 2017By Victoria Mione

    The third annual Elsie Fest took place on Oct. 8 at Central Park Summerstage. The event, which celebrates stars of the stage and screen, was created by Glee actor Darren Criss and he describes it as “the Coachella of the musical theater world.” The show got its name from a lyric in the song “Cabaret.” … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/elsie-fest-takes-over-central-park/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • September 25, 2017By Victoria Mione

    Broadway fans flooded Shubert Alley to take advantage of the deals and rare finds amongst the various booths at the Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction. The event, which benefits Broadway Care/Equity Fight Aids (BCEFA), is in its 31st year. As of last year, all 30 years of the event raised $12.6 million. Since the nonprofit … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/broadway-memorabilia-auctioned-and-sold-at-annual-flea-market-for-a-great-cause/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • August 27, 2017By Mollie Davis

    By the end of next month, 3 Broadways shows that opened during the 2016-17 season, will have closed. 2 of these shows, Groundhog Day and Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812″ received Best Musical Tony nominations, and the outlier, Bandstand, received the Tony Award for Best Choreography. Here’s a rundown of the 3 shows closing next month, … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/three-2016-17-season-broadway-shows-to-close-in-september/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • August 23, 2017By Fareen Ali

    Diana Huey is an Asian-American actress and singer who has been cast as Ariel in Disney’s stage musical, The Little Mermaid. Huey received warm reviews of her performance as Ariel, but along with those reviews, she also received backlash due to the fact that she is not white. Ariel, as you may recall, is a red-haired … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/performers-of-color-should-be-allowed-to-take-on-white-roles/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • August 18, 2017By Victoria Mione

    WARNING: This article contains spoilers for the musical ‘Waitress’. Waitress is a musical celebrating friendship and the joys of motherhood. It tells the story of Jenna Hunterson, a waitress at a local diner and pie-maker extraordinaire, as she copes with a pregnancy by an abusive husband and dreams of a new life with the new doctor … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/why-waitress-is-one-of-the-most-important-shows-on-broadway/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read