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Theater and Musicals

League of Chicago Theatres

This organization is a group of Chicago-area theaters that promotes, supports, and advocates Chicago’s theater industry—in Chicago and around the world. Its site has a directory of theaters, a search engine to find shows, Hot Tix (half-price tickets for select performances), listings for theater jobs and auditions, and opportunities to buy tickets, gift certificates, or make a donation to the organization.

Web: www.chicagoplays.com

Facebook: League of Chicago Theatres (Page)

Twitter: (None)

LinkedIn: (None)

London Theatre Guide

London is one of the world’s theater capitals, and this site tells you what’s on, what’s coming, and what’s good. Read rumors and theater-related news, check out critics’ ratings and review highlights, see theaters’ seating plans (so you’ll know whether you’re getting a good seat), and find out how to buy tickets. You can browse listings by location (West End, Fringe, Festivals) and type of show.

Web: www.londontheatre.co.uk

Facebook: London Theatre (Page)

Twitter: LDN_Theatre

LinkedIn: (None)

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Playbill offers an almost-overwhelming amount of information and features related to the world of theater. The site focuses on theater in New York City, but there’s theater news and information from around the world: listings and tickets, theater news, celebrity buzz, multimedia clips and images, seating charts, Playbill Radio, and audition announcements. A top-notch site.

Web: www.playbill.com

Facebook: Playbill (Page), PLAYBILL (Group)

Twitter: (None)

LinkedIn: Playbill (Company)

Theater Mania

Here you’ll find comprehensive listings, news, reviews, interviews, video content, and ticketing for plays in New York City and across the country. Theater Mania covers 40 cities across the United States, as well as London, Canada, and South Africa. A free subscription gets you the site’s newsletter and periodic special offers. Has special sections for kids and nightlife, as well as an online store.

Web: www.theatermania.com

Facebook: TheaterMania.com (Page)

Twitter: theatermania

LinkedIn: TheaterMania (Company)

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