November 25, 2012

20 Holiday Gift Ideas for the Broadway Lover

It's that time of year again! Having trouble coming up with the perfect gift idea for a die-hard Broadway fan?  Here are some ideas that I hope will be helpful to you! Happy Holidays!

1.) 2013 Playbill Wall Calendar 
Everyone needs a new calendar to start the new year! 

2.) The 2011-2012 Broadway Playbill Yearbook
Read about more than 70 Broadway musicals and plays from the 2011-2012 season and learn behind-the-scenes anecdotes from cast and crew members. 

3.) Be A Broadway Star Board Game
An interactive board game for Broadway lovers of all ages. Performing is required! 

4.) Playbill Binder
This is a must-have for any playbill-collecting theatre lover!
Can be found on

5.) Broadway’s Carols for a Cure
Every year, the Broadway community comes together to create a Holiday Album to raise money for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. What better way to get into the holiday spirit than with holiday music that goes toward a good cause? Check out this year's edition here!

6.) The Broadway Musicals Quiz Book

7.) Movie tickets to see Les Miserables on Christmas Day! Check out the movie trailer below! 

8.) Tickets to see Cinderella on Broadway, opening in previews on January 24, 2013. Check out their performance at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade! 

9.) Phantom of the Opera 25th Anniversary Celebration- at the Royal Albert Hall
This year, The Phantom of the Opera celebrated its 25th anniversary with this special performance at Royal Albert Hall!

10.) Memphis the Musical on DVD
Tony Award winning Memphis closed this past August after a very successful almost-three year run at the Shubert Theatre, but not before releasing this film of the Broadway production. For more info, click here

11.) “Show Biz, a novel”
An entertaining mystery novel set in the midst of Broadway scandal and told through the eyes of a young Broadway producer.  A must-read for the Broadway lover. 

12.) “Unnaturally Green”
A must-read for the Wicked fan! Written by former Elphaba stand-by, Felicia Ricci, this entertaining and hilarious memoir shares a behind-the-scenes look at what it is to be "green" in a show like Wicked. Read my review here

13.) The Broadway Cares Collection
If you want to buy a unique Broadway-themed gift while also donating to a great charity, you should check out the Broadway Cares Collection, which benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. This Broadway-themed collection includes: holiday ornaments, tote bags, coffee mugs, shower curtains, T-shirts, snow globes, stationery, and many other unique items. Check it out here

14.) Green For Good Tote Bag 
Give the gift of being “green” with this Wicked-themed bag that may be used as an alternative to plastic shopping bags. 

15.) Smash, Season 1 on DVD
The new hit show, Smash, will release Season 1 on 1/8/13 (on Amazon). This might make a great belated holiday gift!


16.) Laura Osnes, “Dream A Little Dream, Live at the Cafe Carlyle”
This is one of my favorite solo albums released in 2012. Check out my review for more information! 

17.) The Book of Mormon Companion Book
To be released on 12/4/12. 

18.) Gift Certificate for a Broadway show
For more information, click here

19.) Over the Moon: The Broadway Lullaby Project
An ideal gift for a baby or young child, this is a collection of lullabies performed by various Broadway singers. 

20.) Once Sheet Music
For the musically-inclined Broadway lover, sheet music from the 2012 Tony Award winner, Once, may be a greatly appreciated gift. 


  1. Great ideas! I enjoyed hearing the performance of Cinderella.

  2. I think I am adding Show Biz to my list. That sounds like I would enjoy it!