Broadway theatre, commonly called simply Broadway, are theatrical performances presented in one of the 40 professional theatres with 500 or more seats located in the Theater District and Lincoln Center along Broadway, in the Manhattan borough of New York City. Along with London’s West End theatres, Broadway theatres are widely considered to represent the highest level of commercial theatre in the English-speaking world.
Broadway 101 Excellent series of articles on the history of Broadway theatre.
Broadway.com Excellent site for the New York visitor with details on Broadway tickets, hotel packages, news articles, hot gossip, play and musical listings.
BroadwaySpace Theatre reviews, show listings, interviews, tickets, members discussion forum and more for all Broadway shows.
BroadwayWorld.com Broadway news, interviews and reviews.
Broadway New York Online store for Broadway show memorabilia, old and new. They sell everything from theatre souvenirs and gifts to books and music.
I Love New York Theatre Broadway theatre site with information on shows, theatres, hotels, restaurants, travel details etc.
Internet Broadway Database Official database of Broadway theatre information providing records of productions from Broadway beginnings to the present day. Includes useful details such as cast and other artistic credits, opening nights and total number of performances.
Live Broadway Great site with information on Broadway theatres, current shows, ticketing, top grossing musicals etc.
New York City Theatre.com Useful website with information on all Broadway and Off Broadway shows and theatre venues.
New York Public Library Historical collection ‘Performing Arts in America 1875-1923’.
New York Theatre Guide Show listings, reviews, maps, tickets etc for Broadway and Off Broadway theatre.
nytheatre.com Website with current New York theatre show listings and reviews.
Playbill Excellent site with Broadway reviews, feature articles on shows and their stars, Broadway grosses, theatre seating charts, gossip columns, comprehensive listings of plays and musicals on Broadway, Off Broadway, Off Broadway, and more.
Real Radio Guide Broadway Internet radio stations featuring all the hits from musicals and soundtracks. You’ll need to download the free RealPlayer (click ‘Download the free RealPlayer’) first, if you don’t have already have it installed on your computer. I can highly recommend the ‘Maximum Broadway’ station from the list.
Talkin’ Broadway Useful website with Broadway show reviews, cast recording information and bulletin boards about Broadway theatre.
The Broadway Theatre Archive DVD and video catalogue of Broadway plays and great works of literature produced for television over the past five decades.
The New York Times Theatre pages from the only newspaper able to make or break a Broadway show on reviews alone!
Theater Mania Comprehensive site for theatre in several US cities, including Broadway news from New York.
USA Tourist.com Useful webpage with geographical details for Broadway, Off Broadway and Off Off Broadway theatres. Also includes the number of theatres in each of these districts, what you can expect to see and approximate ticket prices for shows.
Videojug Useful overview of the history of Broadway for students.