Going Behind the Scenes of Your Favorite Broadway Shows

In this article, we will be taking a look at some of the behind-the-scenes actions of some of your favorite Broadway shows. From the...
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In this article, we will be taking a look at some of the behind-the-scenes actions of some of your favorite Broadway shows. From the set design to the costumes, there is a lot that goes into making these shows look and feel the way they do. Keep reading to learn more about what goes on behind the scenes of Broadway!

Mamma Mia


f you’re a fan of the movie Mamma Mia, then you’ll love the Broadway show! The show has been running for years and has been seen by millions of people. But what goes on behind the scenes of a hit Broadway show like this?

Let’s start with the cast. The cast of Mamma Mia is full of talented actors and actresses who have starred in other Broadway shows. The cast has also toured all over the world, and they continue to entertain audiences every night. Now let’s talk about the crew. The crew of the show is responsible for setting up and tearing down the set every night. They also make sure that the show runs smoothly, and they work hard to keep the audience entertained. Meanwhile, The producers also work hard to make sure that the show is a success. They’re the ones who decide to bring the show to Broadway, and they continue to work hard to keep the show running. So, what is it like to be a part of Mamma Mia on Broadway? It’s a lot of hard work, but it’s also a lot of fun. The cast and crew are a close-knit family, and they love entertaining audiences night after night.


A little over a decade ago, a Broadway show about two witches in the Land of Oz debuted and quickly became a smash hit. Wicked has been running on Broadway ever since, making it one of the longest-running Broadway shows of all time. So what is it that makes the behind-the-scenes of Wicked so special?

First, the music and lyrics are by Stephen Schwartz, the same genius who wrote the music for “The Wiz” and “Pippin.” Not only are they incredibly catchy, but they also help to tell the story of the witches of Oz in a way that no other show has been able to do. Secondly, the story is based on the novel “Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West” by Gregory Maguire. Maguire’s novel takes a different perspective on the story of Oz that is told in the classic movie “The Wizard of Oz.” Finally, the cast is truly incredible. The lead roles of Elphaba and Glinda are played by two of Broadway’s most talented actresses, Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth. These two ladies have both won Tony Awards for their performances in “Wicked” and have helped to make the show a success. The rest of the cast is just as amazing, with many other Tony Award winners and nominees.

The Phantom of the Opera


There are so many things that go on behind the scenes of a Broadway production, and The Phantom of the Opera is no exception. Here are just a few of the things that happen behind the curtain:

  • There is a lot of organization that goes into a Broadway production. This includes creating the set, organizing the costumes, and coordinating the timing of the show.
  • The cast and crew work extremely hard to put on a spectacular show every night. This includes rehearsing for hours on end and working long days and nights during the week of the show.
  • Broadway is a very exciting place to work, and the cast and crew of the Phantom of the Opera are no exception. They are passionate about their work and love to bring the show to life each night.

The Phantom of the Opera is a spectacular Broadway show that has been running for more than 25 years. Behind the scenes, there are many people who work hard to make the show a success.

Overall, Broadway shows are a huge part of American culture and provide a unique and memorable experience for theatergoers. While the shows themselves are spectacular, the backstories and work that goes into them are equally impressive. Going behind the scenes of your favorite Broadway shows can give you a new appreciation for the art form and its many talented contributors.

Keith Bell is the Creative Director for Urban Tulsa. He has been with UT since 2018, and manages the creative department designing every issue from concept to web production.