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Social Goods, the online store for activist clothes and accessories, has launched a special collection that will help send more New York City students to Broadway productions before they graduate high school.
For every purchase from the Arts Advocate capsule, designed in collaboration with Prinkshop, 25% of proceeds will be donated to the 2022 Broadway production of “Macbeth” and their Broadway Bridges’ initiative to provide students with theater tickets free of charge. The limited-edition collection features tees, long-sleeve shirts, totes and stickers — all overlayed with the Arts Advocate branding in pink lettering. Prices range in price between $4 for a sticker and $80 for a sweatshirt, all available on Social Goods’ website.
The collection comes as more people are headed back to the theater: dozens of highly anticipated shows have reopened in the past few months after shuttering their doors amidst the pandemic. In addition to “Macbeth,” which has been temporarily cancelled after Daniel Craig contracted COVID-19 this week, new shows include a Beanie Feldstein-helmed “Funny Girl” and an all-new “Wicked” starring Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo.
Check out the Social Goods x Macbeth capsule below, in addition to more Broadway swag to gift your favorite theater kid this year.
Social Goods x Macbeth Arts Advocate Capsule
In partnership with the Broadway production of “Macbeth,” Social Goods has launched a new Arts Advocate capsule in support of the show’s initiative to send more high school students to Broadway for free. 25% of the proceeds will be donated to Broadway Bridges, which aims to eliminate financial barriers and expand access to the arts. The collection includes sweatshirts, tees, totes and stickers designed with Art Advocate’s branding.
‘Wicked’ Original Cast Recording Vinyl Set
Enjoy the original cast recording from the Tony-winning hit musical, featuring performances by Kristen Chenoweth, Idina Menzel, Adam Lambert and Carole Shelley.
Reusable Wicked Face Mask
Masks will still be required when in the theater, but a silver lining is that you can wear a festive covering to match whichever show you go to. From this green and black “Wicked”-designed masks, to those inspired by “Hamilton,” there are countless options for staying safe and stylish while hitting the theater.
Hamilton 2022 Day-to-Day Calendar
Get organized this year with this “Hamilton” daily calendar which not only features tear-off pages for notes to take with you on the go, but is packed with lyrics from the hit Broadway musical and excerpts from Alexander Hamilton’s own speeches and writing.
Broadway Poster Ornaments
Deck your Christmas tree this year with fun ornaments inlaid with posters of your favorite musicals. Take your pick from “Aladdin” and “Phantom of the Opera” to “The Lion King” and “Mamma Mia.”
‘Wicked’ Broadway Surprise Ticket Holder
As if surprise tickets to “Wicked” isn’t already an unbeatable gift, give it an extra special kick with a “Wicked”-designed ticket holder that gives space for extra personalization and a thoughtful message.
‘Wicked’ Colored Pencils
Each of the colored pencils in this 12-pack set features different names parodied after the hit musical — from Purpular and Emerald City, to Unadulterated Loathing and One Short Grey.
Memento Storage Box
If you’ve been going to Broadway since you were a child, then you likely want a place to show off all the playbills and ticket stubs you’ve accumulated over the years. This adorable shadow box, fitted with a satin and black finish, makes for a functional decor piece. Plus, a back hook allows you to hang it on the wall to save surface space.
‘Booze Over Broadway: 50 Cocktails for Theater Lovers’
This witty guidebook makes for the perfect companion to any night out with fellow Broadway-loving friends. Whether you’re an Andrew Lloyd Weber fan or prefer Stephen Sondheim, there’s a cocktail for you in this comprehensive cocktail book, which includes more than 50 recipes, (such as Don’t Cry for Me Appletini and Hello, Daiquiri!), alongside step-by-step instructions and whimsical illustrations.
‘In the Heights’ X Fila Sneakers
Whether you’re a true New Yorker at heart, or an annual trip to Broadway is enough for you, you can always embody the city spirit with these fresh sneakers from Fila. The limited-edition sneakers are classic in style but include fun nods to the NYC-centric musical with a bright color palette and embroidered lyrics from the now movie musical “In the Heights” on the sides.
‘Oklahoma’ DVD Starring Hugh Jackman
Readying for the Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster “Music Man” extravaganza? There’s no better way to get hyped than binge watching Jackman’s collection of musical numbers. But while you’re reliving his time as “The Greatest Showman,” the nasal glory that was his Jean Valjean in “Les Miserables” or even perusing bootleg clips from “The Boy From Oz” (although we highly recommend revising Peter Allen’s original videos on DVD whenever possible) we urge you to make time for his earlier work in “Oklahoma!”
What you will witness is a baby-faced, boy genius on the cusp of breaking in this 1999 London performance of the Rodgers and Hammerstein production. Is it as good as the recent 2019 revival, irrelevant they’re both brilliant. But if you’re on the Jackman kick, his surrey with the fringe on top will live on as one of the actor’s greatest performances of all time. It’s an absolute delight and will get you all kinds of excited for his next role as Professor Harold Hill.
‘567 Broadway! A New Musical Workout (29% Off)
Theater might not be a sport but it should be considering the athleticism required of Broadway triple-threats on stage. Learn from the best in this musical workout video, featuring choreographer and Broadway performer Joseph Corella as he leads viewers through intensive dance-centric workouts, all to your favorite show tunes. Before the pandemic Corella used to teach his Broadway workout classes in real life in Los Angeles. If there’s ever a chance to take these classes again in person, do not hesitate. They’re pure joy and often populated with star-studded cameos.
Broadway Sheet Music Collection
Any good theater kid worth their dance shoes knows the value of a well-curated music book. Before heading back into the beloved piano bars like Brandy’s, Marie’s Crisis or Tramp Stamp Granny’s it might be time to “Brush Up Your Shakespeare,” if you catch our drift.
This songbook, which includes sheet music for vocals, piano and guitar, includes 39 songs from Broadway’s biggest hits, such as “Come From Away,” “Newsies,” “The Book of Mormon,” “Waitress,” “Dear Evan Hansen,” “Hamilton” and “Kinky Boots” among dozens more. Don’t be the only person in the bar who doesn’t know the lyrics to “She Used to Be Mine.”
Ultimate Broadway Card Game
Trivia lovers and theater nerds are cut from the same cloth, meaning this Broadway card game, which tests players’ lyrics knowledge from a wide array of musicals, is the perfect challenge. It comes with 100 song cards, featuring lyrics from “Chicago,” “Mamma Mia,” “Jersey Boys,” “Grease” and more.
‘Hamilton’ Vinyl – Original Cast Recording
If you never ended up splurging for $1000-plus “Hamilton” tickets, and you never got the lucky draw in the “Hamilton” lottery, then a vinyl recording with the original cast is the way to go. And if you’re getting into the vinyl Broadway collecting game you may we recommend “Wicked,” “The Pajama Game,” and “Hadestown” as well.
‘A is for Audra: Broadway’s Leading Ladies from A to Z’
This beautifully illustrated picture book is a perfect way to indoctrinate young kids into the Broadway cult at an early age by using a roster of the biggest Broadway stars’ names as an alphabet lesson. The acclaimed book features a cavalcade of Broadway’s most legendary stars, from Tony Award winner Audra McDonald to Chita Rivera and Liza Minnelli.
Elton John ‘Tommy’ Print
Elton John has ostensibly never been more in his element than as The Pinball Wizard in the 1975 musical film “Tommy.” This print features an image of John on stage, starring as the cocky pinball champion of the world, wearing his signature 7-foot tall boots. You can buy the black and white print at Art.com or get it framed or even turned into a canvas of your choosing.
On Broadway: From Rent to Revolution
This book will not go unappreciated by anyone with an emotional connection to the stage. The visual and oral history pulls back the curtain on the last twenty years of Broadway, revealing the creative process involved in bringing a show to life. It’s a collection of hundreds of behind-the-scenes photos, concept art and posters, in addition to candid and intimate personal anecdotes from stars such as Mark Ruffalo, Lin Manuel Miranda, Dolly Parton and more. A great read before the release of the film “Tick, Tick… Boom” which tells the story of “Rent” playwright Jonathan Larson, directed by Miranda.
‘Les Miserable’ 10th Anniversary Concert on DVD
There are two kinds of “Les Miserables” fans. Those that consider the 10th anniversary concert starring Colm Wilkinson and Lea Salonga a staple of theater, and those are not fans. Despite the 25th anniversary celebration with stars as big as Nick Jonas, the 10th anniversary is simply the best. It’s the closest you can get to a live Broadway recording of the show with original cast members. The DVD set also comes with a bonus dic featuring 50 minutes of the the making of “Les Miserables.”
‘A Chorus Line’ Poster
Give an ode to the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical “Chorus Line” with this vintage-style art print that features black-and-white outlines from everyone’s favorite unstable, New York-based dancers.
Broadway Jigsaw Puzzle
This 1000-piece puzzle includes images from dozens of everyone’s favorite musicals, including “Chicago,” “Hairspray,” “Wicked,” “The Jersey Boys” and more. But what makes it so special is that the board was painted by award-winning illustrator Jim Mellett, who spent months rendering beautiful tributes for his favorite shows.
‘Hamilton’ Lyrics Poster Prints
This artistic wall art is for anyone who has all the “Hamilton” lyrics memorized. Bonus points if you can rap them as fast as Lin Manuel Miranda. Whether your favorite lyrics are from “The Schuyler Sisters,” “Aaron Burr Sir” or “My Shot,” Amazon’s Yellow Bird Art & Design Store is sure to have exactly what you’re looking for.
If your Playbills are crowding your fridge doors and jamming up your junk drawers, and you just can’t find it in your heart to throw them away, then this Playbill binder organizer is for you. There’s no reason to not be shameless in your musical geek-dom and give your favorite Broadway momentos a permanent place to live.
Ticket Stub Diary
If you’re not into hoarding playbills, but prefer a smaller memento, preserve your stubs (whether it was from the front row or nosebleeds) with this adorable ticket holder, whose pages come with clear sleeves to slide your stubs into. There’s also space in the margins to record your memories.
Official ‘CATS’ T-Shirt
It’s a classic that will never go out of style. Fight us. If Jason Derulo as Rum Tum Tugger in the 2019 live action adaptation of “CATS” didn’t scare you off from the iconic T.S. Eliot play then you’re a loyal fan. This classic shirt features the musical’s original imagery, with two cat eyes peaking out on the chest above the name scrawled out in white lettering.
The LOX Hoodie
Support New York theater workers impacted by the pandemic with this LOX hoodie. Made in collaboration between Jake Gyllenhaal and the iconic NY fish purveyor Russ and Daughters, the proceeds from every sale will go to the Actors Funds. The hoodie also nods to New York Forever, a non-profit campaign dedicated to bringing the city back to life.