Technique and Instruction
Broadway Jr. Collection
Broadway Jr. remakes musicals so that they are tailored to the needs of schools and music educators. The musical kits they sell include manuals for teachers, production handbooks and choreography videos. The site also offers an audition help page that guides students to performing well at auditions.
Musical Plays for Musically Timid Teachers
This commercial site sells musical plays for teachers to let their classes perform. It offers plays in many themes, for K-8 levels and also sample lyrics and music to help teachers decide. The site hosts an FAQ about the details of putting up a musical for schoolchildren, and also has a forum for teachers to discuss their experiences.
Musicals101.com features separate histories for musical theatre, film, television and cabaret, with a bibliography and a collection of dates and figures called "The Musicals Index."
Opera Music Theater Institute
The Opera Music Theater Institute is an international organization devoted to the art of opera. It offers training programs for young artists, lends exposure to new talents through performances, and organizes the annual international Majorie Lawrence vocal competition.
Theatre Links FAQ
Plenty of music theater questions are answered here. Find out where to get musical lyrics, get on a mailing list about a particular composer, or check out lists of periodicals and hard to find recordings. The site even has information that discusses theater etiquette and floor plans for major houses. The links and information given are international.
Tired of hearing the same old names? Try looking up this site for information on and links to less well-known musicals. There is also an FAQ page on how to write a musical, resources and links for actors, and a collaboration corner that aims to bring people together to create a new work.