There is something really wonderful about going to see one of the Broadway productions. You will find that these high quality shows have all of the ingredients which are necessary for a show that you will find entertaining. The first item which is necessary in a Broadway production is that of a great script. There are many well known and as of yet unknown playwrights who have the ability and the talent to write great crowd drawing scripts.
Once the play has been fully written you will discover that other people are needed for any of the Broadway productions to be a hit with people. Among the people who are needed for these plays is that of directors, composers, band members, actors, dancers and even extras and understudies. All of these people need to work together in order for a Broadway play or musical to come out well.Now before any work on Broadway productions takes form the actual people who will be starring in the plays or musicals must be found. This includes all of the main characters as well as the minor roles. Once all of these various people have been looked and tested to see what character role they are to play copies of the script are given. To provide all of the cast members of the production with an idea about the play you will find that a run through of the play is made.While the onstage people are preparing for the Broadway productions the band is learning to play the various musical scores which are vital for the success of the show. The band members will go through the music both at the rehearsals and also while they are at home. This constant practice helps these individuals provide the necessary dramatic atmosphere to the show.Even though the main action occurs on the stage and in the orchestra pit there is a lot of activity that happens behind the curtains and backstage. One of the vital components of Broadway productions is that of the costumes. These costumes need to be made as early in the production as possible for if there are any calls for dress rehearsals the cast will have need of these outfits.For those of us who sit in the audience the magic happens right in front of our eyes. We seldom think about all that is needed to make these Broadway productions a roaring success. The next time that you go to see a musical or a play look at all of the activity that you can see and remember that these are just a small part of what makes any Broadway productions a crowd pleasing hit.