Looking Back: The Best Of 2018

JANUARY 4, 2019

2018 was an exciting year for Broadway, so we thought we’d take a look back at some of our favorite news items from the past year. Check them out below!


Quiz: How Much Do You Actually Know About Broadway?

Think you have what it takes to be considered the crème de la crème of Broadway aficionados? We put together this handy quiz to test your Broadway knowledge.

 

Our Favorite Broadway “Showmances”

We rounded up our favorite Broadway showmances just in time to celebrate Valentine’s Day.


Make The Pies From Waitress At Home!

Make some of Jenna's famous pies from Waitress right at home! We have 3 recipes, some sweet and one savory, for you to try out and channel your inner pie maker.


An Exclusive Interview With The Cast Of The Prom And An Exclusive Interview With The Cast Of The Prom (Part 2)

We sat down with the cast of The Prom to find what makes this show a must-see, why it’s so relevant now, and how comedy helps deliver a message (along with lots of laughs!)


Special Feature: Staff Licks!

When was summer in full swing, we headed to Cold Stone Creamery (241 West 42nd Street) and created some custom ice cream flavors based on some of our favorite shows!


Video: How to Halloween Costume Shop Like a Mean Girl

We enlisted Mean Girls very own Kate Rockwell to help give us some pointers on a sexy costume that would earn the approval of The Plastics.


Video: Defying Gravity And Transcending Language: Wicked Around The World

We wanted to learn about the impact that Wicked has had around the world on the eve of it's 15th anniversary on Broadway, and who better to do that with than globe-trotting Elphaba Jennifer DiNoia? Watch the video to learn about Jennifer’s personal experiences in the role and how Wicked resonates far and wide.


Video: Dancing George Balanchine's The Nutcracker with NYCB

New York City Ballet corps dancers Miriam Miller and Laine Habony chatted with us about George Balanchine's The Nutcracker® and taught us a little of the beautiful choreography.


Video: Getting Into Character with Orfeh at Pretty Woman the Musical

Ever wonder what it takes to bring a character to life night after night? We sat down backstage at the Nederlander Theatre with Broadway mainstay Orfeh to find out how she gets into character for Pretty Woman: The Musical.


Video: Giving Thanks With Dear Evan Hansen

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we sat down with the cast of Dear Evan Hansen to ask what they're most grateful for.


12 Days of Christmas in New York City

From classics like Miracle on 34th Street to childhood staples like Home Alone 2, you’ve seen a hundred movies set in New York City during the holidays. And with good reason; during that time of year, you’ll find magic around every corner—and we put together a guide to make sure you don’t miss any of it. 


Video: Fabulous New Year’s Eve Looks with The Cher Show
We headed over to The Pierre Hotel and enlisted the help of Teal Wicks, who currently stars as "Babe" in The Cher Show, to help us create some Cher-inspired looks of our own and gab a bit about what the show has been like.

 

Here’s looking forward to an equally exciting 2019!

 

Author: Chanelle Cotton

TAGS: WAITRESS, THE PROM, MEAN GIRLS, WICKED, NEW YORK CITY BALLET, THE CHER SHOW, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL