Whether you’re looking for a leisurely Sunday afternoon activity, or a theatrical way to spice up game night with friends, we take a look at 7 classic games, puzzles, and activities sure to appeal to your dramatic side.
1. PLAYBILL’S BEST OF BROADWAY SERIES 4 JIGSAW PUZZLE
This 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle features the Playbill covers of dozens of the beloved musicals to play Broadway in recent years—like Hamilton, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Waitress, Cats, The Phantom of the Opera, The Lion King and more. The completed puzzle measures 19 by 26 inches. Buy it here.
2. COLOR ME SONDHEIM COLORING BOOK
The musicals of composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim are the subject of this coloring book from Brian P. Kelly that captures original cast members including Angela Lansbury, Len Cariou, and Bernadette Peters within its 38 pages. Buy it here.
3. COLOR ME BROADWAY COLORING BOOK
From Showboat to Carousel and beyond, color in your favorite Broadway classics with Brian P. Kelly’s 48-page coloring book dedicated to The Great White Way. Buy it here.
4. GIVE MY REGARDS TO BROADWAY MADLIBS
The theatre-themed version of the fill-in-the-blank game features 21 original stories all about the history and culture of Broadway musicals. Buy it here.
5. MUCH ADO ABOUT MADLIBS
In this version, 21 of Shakespeare’s most famous sonnets and plays serve as the blueprint for hilarity. Written your way, “a rose by any other word would smell as [ADJECTIVE].”
6. THE BROADWAY MUSICAL QUIZ BOOK
The Broadway Musical Quiz Book includes nearly 80 quizzes on every aspect of the Broadway musical, including sections devoted to the careers of major Broadway stars, songwriters, directors, and producers, ranging from Ethel Merman to Stephen Sondheim. Test your Broadway know-how. Buy it here.
7. BE A BROADWAY STAR BOARD GAME
The classic multi-player board game format gets a Broadway makeover as you and your friends compete to become Broadway’s biggest star. The board game for theatre-lovers of all ages puts you in the spotlight with interactive “make or break” cards that have you singing and dancing through the stages of acting school, auditions, getting your Equity card, and more. The new expansion pack includes references and challenges related to Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen. Buy it here.