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Timeline: Broadway Theatre
1866: The Black Crook, which is widely considered to be the first Broadway musical, debuts.
1947: The Tony Awards, which recognize achievement in Broadway theatre, are established.
January 6, 1988: The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew LLoyd Webber debuts and goes on to be the longest running Broadway musical in history.

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Broadway theatre, commonly known as Broadway, refers to the theatrical performances .... Clearly, the live theatre survived the invention of cinema.

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Oct 4, 2010 ... Damon Runyon, the writer who, in Jimmy Breslin's words, “practically invented at least two entire decades of his times, and had everybody ...

www.theaterseatstore.com/history-of-broadway

The history of Broadway and how it rose to such prominence is fascinating and ... this time that many of the most well known musical composers created shows.

www.nyctourist.com/broadway-theater-history.htm

Featuring 40 Broadway theaters, high-profile stage actors, and world-class sets ... Produced by the Tony-award winning team that created the Heights comes ...

www.spotlightonbroadway.com/broadway-history

History of the Theater District. These images document the evolution of New York City's Theater District from the early 1900s to the present day. Throughout its ...

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Jan 1, 2016 ... The History behind Plays and Musicals on Broadway ... attracted affluent patrons and created a centralized cultural environment over time.

dance.lovetoknow.com/Broadway_Dance_History

George Balanchine was one of the earliest recognized choreographers of Broadway dance history, having created the 1936 edition of Ziegfeld Follies.

www3.northern.edu/wild/litedes/ldhist.htm

Sep 14, 2015 ... Lighting Designers on Broadway: 1915-1990. ... known as a limelight or Drummond light) is demonstrated by Thomas Drummond, its inventor.

www.nytimes.com/2007/12/04/theater/reviews/04farn.html

Dec 4, 2007 ... Category Broadway, Drama. Cast Hank Azaria as David Sarnoff, Jimmi Simpson as Philo T. Farnsworth and also starring Nadia Bowers, Kyle ...