Category Archives: Comments

Save Live Music’s Facebook Fans Debate Piped In Music

A recent flurry of letters to the editor have been published in The New York Times in response to a piece detailing the increasingly common Broadway practice of having a live orchestra play in a side room, with the music … Continue reading

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Your Broadway Memories

On Tuesday, we asked our Facebook fans to tell us about some of their favorite memories of live music.  Thanks to everyone who contributed, we got a lot of great responses!  To help visualize people’s thoughts about live music, we’ve … Continue reading

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Broadway Fans’ Passion for Live Music Continues to Amaze

  When producers of Broadway’s Priscilla Queen of the Desert decided to use a recorded string section, they had no idea it would unite musical fans across the world in a campaign to keep Broadway live!  The passion of Broadway … Continue reading

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Broadway Audiences Know Live Music is Irreplaceable

  Broadway fans the world over continue to send us stories about how live music has touched their lives.  It is so inspiring to know how much live music means to so many people.   What You’re Telling Us:   … Continue reading

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Give The People What They Want: Live Music!

The success of the campaign to keep Broadway live has gone worldwide: theater fans have come to this site from 113 different countries!  Comments continue to pour in, telling us how much live music means to them.  Below are some … Continue reading

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More of the Audience Sounds Off About Live Music

Below we have a small sample of the positive comments and stories that have been coming in from all over the world in support of keeping Broadway music live: “I am a musician, have played many shows on Broadway and … Continue reading

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Broadway Theatergoer Reactions to the Replacement of Live Music

We went out to the Great White Way to talk with theatergoers about live music being replaced by recordings. This is what they had to say:

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Audiences and Musicians Sound Off About Live Music

Many thanks to everyone who has written to us to tell us why live music on Broadway matters to them.  We’ve received spirited, heartfelt comments through this website, our Facebook page, and our Twitter.  Here is a sample of what … Continue reading

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