Despite advances in technology, the vast majority of Broadway musicals still use live musicians. In fact, a recent poll showed that 92 percent of theatergoers said they would be disappointed in a musical with recorded music. The fully live aspect of these shows gives them an extra level of excitement that you won't find on any big screen.
Bring It on Home
Can't make it to New York to see a show? Check this Broadway musical list of theater tickets by city to get Wicked Broadway tickets or tickets to other popular Broadway musicals by a professional touring company in your hometown. The production quality is typically the same as in New York, but tickets can be significantly cheaper and easier to come by.