Bonus Broadway Fun Facts and Extras


The lowdown on glisses, pedals, and more

This article extra is part of the feature article Give My Regards to Broadway in this issue.


And the winner for most glisses per show goes to…Hello Dolly with 189 glisses per show! Second place goes to Phantom with 123 glisses per show. Rounding it out is Wicked with 102, My Fair Lady with 80, and Carousel with 70.

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  1. I am flabbergasted by these metrics, I grew up with these shows which ran for only one week in my home town but the stamina required must be quite a challenge, not to mention the skin damage.

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