As my best-read posts from 2016 below make clear, some theater trends stay strong year after year: Anything about “Hamilton” is still popular nearly two years after the musical first opened, Off-Broadway. And many of my most popular posts this year were written before 2016.
5 BEST-READ POSTS IN 2016
Close in popularity to this quiz was another Hamilton Quiz, put together this year.
3. Broadway’s Best Dance Numbers
Videos of 10 dance numbers from Broadway musicals that readers voted the best ever (including Electricity from Billy Elliot, pictured above)
I have no idea why this particular Broadway season preview guide is so popular three years later, especially since only two shows from that season are still running (Aladdin and Beautiful.) Maybe somebody can explain? Meanwhile, here’s the Broadway 2016-2017 Season Guide.
The documentary about the making of “Hamilton” the musical and the history of Alexander Hamilton
5 BEST-READ REVIEWS IN 2016
The Grand Paradise: Bushwick’s Titillating Tropical Resort
Hamilton : Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hip-Hopped History Musical
The Radicalization of Rolfe: A gay Nazi’s version of The Sound of Music.
BEST-READ PROFILES IN 2016
TOP 5 EVENT POSTS IN 2016
The Theater must always be a safe and special place.The cast of Hamilton was very rude last night to a very good man, Mike Pence. Apologize!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 19, 2016
It’s ok Donald it’s just “Theatre Talk”. Sorta like “locker room talk” except in that it was completely thought out & respectful. https://t.co/aGtEbgc1vo
— Colin Donnell (@colindonnell) November 19, 2016