Our 2017 Broadway Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Gifts For . . . You? [UPDATED]

We’ve updated this blog with the best Broadway gifts on the market in 2018. Enjoy!

Special Saturday Post Y’all!

And it’s for all you folks that are reading this on your mobile device at the Mall.

(Who am I kidding – you’re all shopping online, aren’t you?  I’ve actually made it a goal of mine to not step foot in one actual store this holiday season!)

We’ve done these Broadway Gift Guides every year, but here’s what I’ve discovered from your feedback.

In addition to helping people find gifts for their theatrical-loving loved ones, these lists have been more helpful for theater lovers who need a suggestion list to send to their friends and family!

Cuz let’s face it, if you love Broadway and want to figure out how to get your show or yourself TO Broadway, then you’re tricky to buy for.

So if you’re a Producer, Writer, Actor or just a theater lover, here’s some stuff for your wish list, or if you know someone like this, here are some unique, hard-to-find gifts that will make you the best Santa around.

1. Be A Broadway Star

We’ve always got to start with “Amazon’s Choice” Broadway gift, our best-selling, and the ONLY, Broadway board game on the market, Be A Broadway Star, the board game that puts YOU in the spotlight!

This isn’t your typical board game. This is a Broadway board game! And that means you’ll have lots of chances to show off your stuff along the way, with interactive “make or break” cards that just might have you singing and dancing on your turn!

Get your limited edition copy today! Get it here and play during the holidays!  (For adults, email me for the drinking game version . . . it’s hilarious.)

2. My Broadway Binder!

Here’s something we originally made as a gift for our Investors, and now we’ve made a version available to you.  What does every true Broadway fan have A TON of?  Programs!  Here’s a place for you to store ’em and show them off to all your friends.  Buy it here.

3. A Broadway Puzzle of your favorite Broadway Stars!

If you’re like me, then holiday times at the parents’ house includes puzzles. So forget about the ones with windmills and skylines, how about one featuring Broadway stars!

4. Broadway Nail Decals

Need a stocking stuffer or a Broadway Secret Santa gift? This is it because it’ll come in under ANY budget.

5. How to Succeed in the Arts . . . Or in Anything!

Need a cheap stocking stuffer with practical tips on how to build a career in the arts?  Snag a copy of my book “How to Succeed in the Arts . . . Or in Anything!”

If you’ve imagined being a Producer or a Writer . . . an Actor or a Director . . . or a real estate investor, hedge fund dude, or even a world champion poker player. . . you can do it.  Get my step-by-step guide here.

6. The Producer’s Perspective PRO

The Producer’s Perspective PRO is the perfect gift for any Writer or Producer. This educational online resource is packed with training courses covering a range of topics all about how to get your show off the ground and on Broadway.  And it’s the ONLY site of its kind on the web.  Register here.

7. Once On This Island Cast Album

If you love Ahrens and Flaherty, if you love great musical theater period, you’ll love this Tony-award winning cast, and so will the theater lover in your life.

8. The Broadway Coloring Book

Created by my own Director of Marketing, Monica Hammond (I have such a multi-talented staff), The Broadway Coloring Book is available as an instant download PDF for you to print, color and enjoy right away or gift to friends! This 10-page coloring book features hand-drawn scenes from some classic Broadway shows, including Mamma MiaChicagoCabaretGypsy and more! Color the costumes and sets of Broadway as many times as you like! Download your copy now!

9. How to Write a Script in 30 Days

Did you know I wrote a second book?  As you know I’m all about setting goals, and deadlines for your goals.  If you’ve got an idea you KNOW will work if you could just get it to paper . . . or if you know someone with an idea that is looking for a little practical help getting it done, this is an under $20 gift to help. Get your copy here.

10. Broadway Fantasy Camp

Here’s one for the Broadway fan who has everything!  You’ve heard of baseball Fantasy Camp or Rock ‘n Roll Fantasy Camp?  Here comes the Broadway version.  This is your chance to act, sing or dance with Broadway pros with a curated program designed just for you.  Wait until your friends here that you sang on Broadway!

Happy shopping, everyone!

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