’Tis the season for giving. Check out our ultimate gift guide for the Broadway fan. From streaming content to a collectible Harvey Fierstein ornament, we have ideas for any budget.
The gift that keeps on giving: BroadwayHD. This streaming service is the ultimate present for any Broadway fan. BroadwayHD can be streamed on most devices, including Roku, Apple TV, and more. Their latest selection of Broadway shows includes Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn, Falsettos, She Loves Me, An American in Paris, Indecent, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, and more Broadway, Off-Broadway, and West End productions.
For any fans of the coloring book craze, Coloring Broadway has a large selection of Broadway-inspired pages for you to tackle. The company’s mission is “to create opportunities to connect with and extend your theater experience, to create space for pondering, self-reflection, and growth — and to do it all while singing show tunes, of course!” Check out the Les Misérables and Wicked coloring books. For the ultimate pairing, gift these pages with Theatre Nerds’ Broadway-inspired crayons and colored pencils.
Know anybody who is obsessed with that one show? Complete their obsession by gifting some Broadway merch. Most shows now sell their merchandise online, from T-shirts and magnets to magic wands and Hamilton-themed home décor.
For your chicest friend, check out Scenery Bags. We’ve already purchased two Mamma Mia bags for our friends and family (shhh, don’t tell them!). The bags are constructed from backdrops used in Broadway productions — literally, pieces of Broadway. They have also introduced a series of totes and more drop bags from Broadway, regional, and international productions. Scenery Bags will be offering a 15% discount starting Black Friday and running through Cyber Monday. Use code MERERY15 at checkout.
Broadway Legends Ornament
In the theater community, the annual BC/EFA Broadway Legends ornament is a must-buy. This year, celebrate living icon Harvey Fierstein by purchasing the beautifully crafted glass ornament of Fierstein in his Tony-winning role as Edna Turnblad from the original Broadway company of Hairspray.
Out of ideas for gifts? You can always buy tickets to a Broadway show!