As Broadway enthusiasts, it’s no surprise that we’re all about the Broadway-themed swag. Our desks (and let’s be honest, our homes) are decked out with signed Playbills, tchotchkes, and clothing that represent the shows we hold most near and dear to us. You can, of course, visit the merchandise stand the next time you see a show, but we’ve put together this handy gift guide for you or the Broadway lover in your life. The best part: everything on this list is $50 or less!
Be More Chill
Having already amassed a larger-than-life internet following, this thrillingly exciting, comically subversive, and deeply felt new musical takes on the competing voices in all of our heads. And ultimately proves, there’s never been a better time in history to be yourself—especially if you’re a loser… geek… or whatever. Let everyone know where you stand with this beanie and scarf combo that will be sure to let your geek flag fly!
Available at ThinkGeek
Based on the dearly beloved film of the same name, Beetlejuice tells the story of Lydia Deetz, a strange and unusual teenager whose whole life changes when she meets a recently deceased couple and a demon with a thing for stripes. Should you feel the need to make contact with the spirits yourself, you can get this beautifully made Ouija board… just don’t say the “B word” three times.
Available at Etsy
Dear Evan Hansen
This unisex striped polo is inspired by the actual costume worn by Evan in Dear Evan Hansen. Five dollars from the sale of each polo purchased will be donated to the following not-for-profit organizations Dear Evan Hansen is proud to collaborate with: Child Mind Institute - Crisis Text Line - The JED Foundation - The Trevor Project - Born This Way Foundation.
Available at Playbill Store.
Hailed by Thrillist as an “absolutely must-do in NYC!”, The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking takes audiences on a 10,000-year journey through the history of, well, drinking! Treat the budding mixologist or beer connoisseur in your life to this Southern Bourbon Stout Beer Brewing Kit. The bourbon-soaked oak chips give the stout beer you'll brew rich vanilla notes and a smooth finish, and we’re big fans of DIY presents.
Available at Uncommon Goods
A larger-than-life show deserves a larger-than-life treat. While not something you can buy and proudly display at home, this is an experience a King Kong fan is sure to remember. Head over to the famed Serendipity 3 restaurant, located at 225 E 60th Street and indulge in their Outrageous Banana Split. You’re going to want to bring a few friends to share this one with, this dessert is Kong sized!
Available at Serendipity 3.
The Prom is the joyous Broadway hit that makes it clear: love is love is love! Show off your pride and stand up for equality with this “But First, Equality” rainbow design. Perfect for showing off your pride, celebrating diversity, and fighting for justice and equality. One of our favorite things about Look Human is you can order the design on the clothing type of your choice. Make it a hoodie, a tank top, a tee shirt…the choice is yours!
Available at Look Human
To Kill a Mockingbird
Considered one of the great classics of modern American literature, To Kill a Mockingbird has made its world premiere on Broadway to glowing reviews. For the classic book lover on your life, get this scratch-off chart that represents 100 essential novels with an evocative, hand-drawn cover design. Just gently scratch off the gold foil to reveal an additional, narrative-specific design underneath! And of course, To Kill a Mockingbird is on this chart.
Available at Pop Chart
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