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    44 Gifts Your Friend Who Loves Musical Theater Will Probably Love

    Gifts so good they practically deserve a Tony.

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    1. A poster with inspirational quotes from a variety of musicals because the best life lessons are sung, not spoken.

    A rectangle print with lines of quotes in black, blue, and red on it and red curtains and a marquee on top
    A Lyrical Miracle / Etsy

    A Lyrical Miracle is a small woman-owned business creating television, movie, and musical quote prints from Warren, Ohio since 2017.

    Promising review: "This was a gift. We love it and the recipient does as well. It's super creative and well-made — a great gift for Broadway fans!" —LoveYaToDeath

    Get it from A Lyrical Miracle on Etsy for $13+ (available in six sizes and two styles).

    2. Musicals: The Definitive Illustrated Story, a coffee table book packed with all the information they've ever wanted to know about musicals throughout history.

    The book cover that looks like it's covered in gold glitter with the title of the book with a black background in the middle
    DK Publishing

    This coffee table book goes all the way back to the theater's origins in ancient Greece and works its way through history to today. It features stories of more than 140 stage and film productions, as well as insights, memorabilia, and behind-the-scenes facts. Any theater fan may spend hours devouring these pages.

    Get it from Amazon for $40 or Bookshop for $40.

    3. An "Ohmygod you guys" throw pillow for the ~serious~ fan who knows this will make their living room ~so much better~ (and also probably make them break out into song).

    White square pillow with the words "Omigod you guys" written in pink on it
    gilmorealtomare / Redbubble

    Get it from gilmorealtomare on Redbubble for $26.27+ (available in five sizes and as a cover only or cover and insert).

    4. A is for Audra, a children's book about Broadway's leading ladies (from A to Z) to help teach the next generation about all the star power that has graced the stage and made it what it is today.

    The book cover with illustrations of some of the women featured in the book
    Doubleday Books for Young Readers

    This illustrated book starts with Audra McDonald and sings and dances its way through the alphabet, introducing kids to Bradway legends, including Bernadette Peters, Kristin Chenoweth, Liza Minelli, and more!

    Get it from Amazon or Target for $14.99 or Bookshop for $17.47.

    5. A Mrs. Lovett's famous pie shoppe cutting board you *might* not want to show to any guests who come over because they'll be apt to avoid any food you serve...

    Rectangle wood cutting board with a handle and laser engraved logo for Mrs. Lovett's famous pie shoppe
    Thespian Swag

    This small business is dedicated to bringing a wide variety of clothing, accessories, and more all themed around Broadway. This cutting board is double side — one for cutting food and the other for display.

    Get it from Thespian Swag for $24.95.

    6. A theater-themed Cards Against Humanity expansion pack they say is Lin Manuel-Miranda's favorite (and when has Lin ever steered us wrong?).

    The card box that looks like a Playbill cover with the words "The Theater Pack" in yellow on the front

    All the profits from this are donated to the House Theater! Plus, don't forget the actual Cards Against Humanity game, if you don't have it already.

    Promising review: "This product was awesome! I gifted it to one of my friends who is a theatre lover. This still works for people who are not familiar with theatre, but it is more fun for those who know the inside jokes! I wish there were more cards to go around, but still worth it!" —Abigail Bloomquist

    Get it from Amazon for $5.

    7. A gift subscription to the Broadway Wine Club your friend will be on cloud ~wine~ when they receive, because not only will they get a shipment of wine every three months, but they'll also get access to exclusive events with Broadway stars, meaning they can bring Broadway into their own home (without paying a ridiculous amount for one cup of wine).

    Three bottles of wine with bows on them and specific Broadway-themed labels
    Broadway Wine Club / Via

    I mean I would give anything to pay $18 for one glass of wine rn, but this is actually even better than that. The Broadway Wine Club was started by Broadway professionals and wine industry veterans this year to bring theater back into people's lives with some added wine. Every three months, they send bottles of wine (the number depends on the subscription chosen) and then the recipient gets access to exclusive events with Broadway stars and winemakers. The labels on the bottles are even designed by a Broadway designer (who worked on Hamilton and Rent), so the giftee may not even want to throw the bottles away when they're done with them. Plus, $10 from every subscription benefits The Actors Fund.

    Get a gift subscription from Broadway Wine club for $99+ (for three bottles; available in two different clubs and different varieties of wines).

    8. A shadowbox to store all the ticket stubs they've been collecting. They will look so much cuter on their wall than in a pile!

    Black frame with a decal that says "Drop Your Tickets Here" with an assortment of tickets inside

    Promising review: "This was so perfect! I got this for my dad who is a big theatre person because he and I collect our tickets from plays, musicals, and movies! I got the small one, and it’s absolutely perfect!" —Baylee/OnyxNova

    Get it from Amazon for $21.97+ (available in two sizes).

    9. A "Merde" bag made from curtains from actual Broadway shows, so you're essentially giving a piece of Broadway history for them to keep (and treasure) forever.

    Model holding the black velvet rectangle bag with the word "Merde" written in gold with a pocket on the front

    Scenery is a small woman-owned brand that makes bags and accessories from retired theater backdrops. At least 10% off proceeds from every sale are donated to TDF to help kids see theater.

    Get it from Scenery for $90.

    10. A set of Come From Away-themed coloring postcards, because when your friend takes a ~Gander~ at them, \they'll be so excited that they get to spend some time decompressing and coloring in designs from a musical with one of the biggest hearts.

    The four postcards included on a blue background

    Promising review: "A WONDERFUL souvenir from one of the best musicals I’ve ever seen." —Lisa

    Get the set of four from Amazon for $7.95 (also available in a variety of other musicals and themes).

    11. And a set of 12 Broadway colored pencils to go with the coloring pages to help them ~seize the grey~ and transform the postcards (or anything else really) into a work of art.

    The Broadway Colors pencils with thier punny names

    Promising review: "My daughter is a huge Broadway fan. She will be thrilled to receive these unique colored pencils as a Christmas gift." —S. Sundberg

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95 (also available in seven other themes).

    12. An illustrated poster to show everyone that they've been a true Broadway fan long before Hamilton came on the scene.

    Rectangle poster with dark grey background and illustrations of costumes in lines all over it
    PopChart / Etsy

    This poster is handmade by this small Brooklyn-based business that has been making infographic posters since 2010. My friend gifted this to me a few years ago for Christmas, and it's been hanging in my apartment for almost two years now. It's such a nice piece of decor, and it's so fun to look at. I swear I learn something new every time I look at it!

    Promising review: "This is even better than I could have imagined! I have had my eyes on this print for a long time and finally decided to buy it! It was even better than I had hoped! Just wonderful!" —Evan Hoehn

    Get it from PopChart on Etsy for $30+ (available as the print only, mounted on a panel, or a frame with three different color options).

    13. Sugar, Butter, Flour: The Waitress Pie Cookbook, a book they'll be ~opening up~ all the time because they know ~what's inside~ is going to show them exactly ~what baking can do~ (i.e. make delicious pies at home).

    The cover of the book with a beautiful pie on it
    Pam Krauss/Avery

    This cookbook is filled with recipes for pies — with a twist. You'll find pies for seduction, mending a broken heart, celebrating new beginnings, and more. Plus, the recipes themselves are anything but ordinary. There's a rum-spiked cookie crust to hidden layers of passion fruit preserves. This will be the gift that keeps on giving delicious pies all year round.

    Get it from Amazon for $18.63, Target for $18.79, or Bookshop for $23.

    14. A Falsettos "I'm Breaking Down" enamel pin showcasing any theatergoer's mood when they listen to their favorite cast album *again* and relive all the highs and lows for the 4958th time.

    A pin of a woman raising their hand with the words I'm breaking down written on their face
    one shop glory / Etsy

    This small woman-owned business has been creating musical-inspired pins since 2019.

    Promising review: "I am not one to leave reviews but this is my fourth pin from this shop and I’m so in love. All of my friends compliment me on my pins and they are so high quality. When new designs come out I will definitely be ordering again." —Erin

    Get it from one shop glory on Etsy for $6.

    15. A pair of Hamil-toes socks they'll wear ~nonstop~ to show their love and appreciation for the $10 founding father.


    Promising review: "One of my granddaughters is totally absorbed with Hamilton, and when I saw these on the site I couldn't resist them. She absolutely loves them." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $8+ (available in gold and grey).

    16. A gift card for PlusPass on Broadway Plus, a service that gives the giftee access to virtual group events with some of their favorite Broadway stars. This means they could be in the (Zoom) room where it happens and take a Hamilton dance class or even be part of a Q&A with Evan Hansen. How cool is that?!?

    A video chat screen with the logo and pictures of a Broadway star and kids all in a chat
    Broadway Plus

    The gift gives the recipient free and unlimited access to weekly events, such as a holiday dance workshop with the Rockettes, Q&A with Evan Hansen, and more. They also get access to discounts on select experiences every month, presale for select artists before available to the public, and discounts on show merchandise. It's the ultimate gift for the Broadway stan.

    Get PlusPass from Broadway Plus for $19/month or $199/year or a gift card for one-off virtual experiences with Broadway Plus in any amount here.

    17. A Be A Broadway Star board game where you compete to be the biggest broadway star (as if they haven't been doing that already).


    It's for 2–6 players, ages 8+ and now includes a free expansion packs with more recent shows including Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen.

    Promising review: "A fun game for anyone who enjoys Broadway musicals. Although the occasional play would have been a nice touch. You'll have fun acting out scenes, improvising, doing dance moves and monologues. If you don't know a certain play, that's not a big drawback (until you get to the final round). You'll most likely find one you don't know, and want to search it out and learn all about it. Game play is easily understood, and moves relatively quickly. The more people, the better, even if you divide into teams. One thing to be aware of: This says that it has updated cards for newer shows like Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen. What it really has is a link to a download of the templates of the cards for those shows. You have to print them out yourself. Grab some card stock and have at it, but know that those cards will stick out from the rest that came in the game." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    18. An illustrated map of the NYC Theater District to remind them of where all the magic happens in the best area of NYC (minus Times Square, of course).

    A rectangle print with an illustrated map of buildings in new york city
    Jag Ink Studio / Etsy

    This print is handmade by a small woman-owned business, Jag Ink Studio. The owner, Jillian, creates prints, stickers, cards, and more around some of her favorite things, including musical theater, dogs, and TV shows. There's also this amazing broadway musical alphabet print.

    Promising review: "I don't have words to describe what a perfect piece this is. So well done and now framed and ready to hang in our home." —ockies

    Get it from Jag Ink Studio on Etsy for $25+ (available in two sizes).

    19. A Broadway vinyl wall decal that'll turn any area of their home into the Great White Way, especially when they start blasting all their favorite cast albums.

    Rectangle decal that says broadway and has marquee-light lights around it
    Amazon Handmade

    Get it from Country Chic Decals on Amazon Handmade for $24.99.

    20. A tank top with the names of all the leading ladies that matter in their world. Now, imagine if they were all in a room together. *faints immediately*

    White tank top with the names "Streistand & Peters & Andrews & Lansbury & Burnett & LuPone & Menzel & Foster & Stritch & Chenoweth & McDonald & Minnelli" written in black

    Get it from R. Olsen Production House on Society6 for $17.49 (originally $24.99; availble in sizes XS-XL and in five colors).

    21. A tote bag absolutely covered in logos from some of the best musicals ever on it so they can be loud and proud about their love for all things musical theater.

    Model wearing the tote bag over their shoulder with logos from a variety of musicals on it

    Promising review: "My daughter does musical theater and loves this bag and takes it to all her rehearsals! She keeps her scripts, tablet, and anything else that she'll need during rehearsal. It's just the right size." —Home in the desert

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99.

    22. A Phantom of the Opera mask wall clock to make sure they don't stay home past the ~point of no return~ to get where they need to be on time. If only it played the overture right before they have to leave to really kick them into gear...

    A white phantom half mask with black clock hands
    Sol Pixie Dust / Etsy

    This small business has been creating handmade clocks (and other home decor and accessories) since 2014! The clock does require one AA battery that is not included.

    Promising review: "I purchased this as a gift for my daughter — a great Phantom fan — and she loves it. I got the white mask with red clock hands (for the red rose). It was shipped on time and we had no problems at all. Thank you Sol, keep up the great work!!" —suer0331

    Get it from Sol Pixie Dust on Etsy for $20.40+ (originally $24+; available in 34 colors and eight clock hands colors).

    23. A Strong Female lead T-shirt with an important message about who they are as a person, even if they haven't gotten their chance to shine...yet.

    Model wearing a pink t-shirt with the words "Strong Female Lead" written in white
    Today Tix

    Get it from Today Tix for $30 (available in sizes S-4XL).

    24. A pair of their own kinky boots to help them strut their stuff and ~take them higher~ than they've ever been before.

    Reviewer wearing the thigh-high high heel pointed toe boots in bright red suede

    Promising review: "I looove this boot! I got lots of compliments while wearing them, and I’m planning on buying in a different color. The shoe is very comfortable. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who’s into fashion. They fit true to size." —Issabella

    Get it from Amazon for $48.89 (available in sizes 5-10.5).

    25. A musical history subway map acrylic tray that celebrates collaborations in the history of musicals and will be a conversation starter with any other theater fan.

    The clear acrylic tray with a subway-like design of musical history on the bottom of it
    Drama Nerd Designs / Society6

    Get it from Drama Nerd Designs on Society6 for $29.40 (originally $42; available in two sizes).

    26. Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years, a book by the one-and-only Julie Andrews, in which she talks about everything from Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music, and even Victor/Victoria. We do not deserve this queen.

    The cover of the book with a picture of Julie Andrews on it
    Hachette Books

    Get it from Amazo or Target for $13.85, or from Bookshop for $27.60.

    27. A The Last Five Years timeline poster that shows the progression of Jamie and Cathy's relationship in linear order I'm crying just looking at.

    A rectangle white poster with two lines, one pink and one blue, with the titles of songs above and below it
    Fifty Three Studio / Etsy

    Ugh, the fact that this shows that "I'm a part of that" and" if I didn't believe in you" happen at the same time, wrecked me.

    This small business has been creating original maps and diagram art from New York since 2018! The shop has other prints as well, including Hamilton, Waitress, the Phantom of the Opera, and more. Make sure to order by Dec. 14th for a guaranteed delivery before Christmas!

    Promising review: "This was a gift for my daughter and her musical theatre roommates in NYC. THEY LOVE IT! Holds a prominent place in their apartment!" —Cassandra Messina

    Get it from Fifty Three Studio on Etsy for $39.99+ (available in three heights and three widths).

    28. A pair of Hadestown carnation earrings for a subtle reminder they can wear to help remind themselves that ~we take what they can get, and we make the most of it~.

    Red carnation dangle earrings
    Cristiana Soloman Art / Etsy

    This small woman-owned business makes beautiful handmade earrings!

    Get it from Cristiana Soloman Art on Etsy for $10.

    29. A 525,600 minutes bangle that's not only the number of minutes in a year but also approximately how many times they've watched Rent.

    A silver bangle with "525,000 minutes" engraved in it

    Promising review: "We bought this as a gift and it brought tears to their eyes. Quality, unique item and at a great price! Thank you!" —Matt Winchell

    Get it from Amazon for $15.66 (available in five styles and colors).

    30. A frame designed specifically to fit their favorite Playbill and ticket so they can show the world what show has meant the most to them (or humblebrag that they got to see Hamilton with the original cast – UGH).

    Black frame with white matting and a space for a rectangle Playbill and rectangle ticket below

    Promising review: "This is a great frame! I'm very happy with the quality and love how it can be hung on the wall or propped up on a dresser. It was easy to assemble, and the mat is perfect for a standard ticket stub and Playbill. I will buy more!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95 (available in 1, 4, and 12 packs and with a black or white matting).

    31. The Broadway Musical Quiz Book, which is filled with almost 80 quizzes that may stump even the most die-hard fan. But if musicals have taught us anything, we're up for the challenge, right?

    The cover of the book with illustrations of different characters reading a book and the title

    I actually got this book as a gift last year, and it's really cute! It's filled with different categories of quizzes, and let me tell you, they are for the die-hard fan. I did some of the quizzes with my roommate (who is an even bigger musical theater fan than me), and a lot of the questions were quite challenging. But they were still a lot of fun, and I do think it's a good gift.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99, Target for $15.99, or Bookshop for $18.39.

    32. A Don't Lose Your Head sweatshirt they may *actually* lose their head over (or just freak out and say OMGOMGOMG) because it'll be a ~10 amongst these threes~ (a.k.a. all their other gifts).

    Grey crewneck sweatshirt with don't lose your head written in white
    Little Shop Of Geeks

    This small woman-owned business creates pop-culture inspired designs on all sorts of different items! There are super cute illustrations for a number of different musicals (and TV shows too!).

    Get it from Little Shop Of Geeks on Etsy for $34.50+ (available in men's sizes S-5X and in seven colors).

    33. A vanity mirror to make their room feel like a backstage dressing area and them feel like a huge star. They may get confused when nobody is waiting for them at the "stage door" when they leave their house (how rude!).

    The rectangle mirror with a thick white boarder with LED lights on it

    Promising review: "I love this vanity mirror. It is heavy and very sturdy. The lights could light a runway. They are dimmable, so it doesn't have to be that bright. The bulbs are replaceable but the bulbs that came with the mirror should last for a long time since they're LED. This mirror can either be wall-mounted or you can put the bottom piece on it to stand it on a vanity or wherever you'd like. I did a lot of research and decided on this one. I'm not disappointed. It was a very good choice." —Chappy's Wife

    Get it from Amazon for $159.99 (available in white and black).

    34. A beautiful sterling silver butterfly necklace inspired by your favorite young Donna. Let's hope it brings you as much luck as it brought her (and her three baby daddies)...

    Lilly James Official / Via, By Liad / Etsy

    This necklace is handmade with silver by a small woman-owned business that has been creating jewelry from Las Vegas since 2008.

    Promising review: "My wife really wanted this necklace since seeing Mamma Mia 2. I was so glad when I found it on Etsy. I ordered it and was told it would be shipped in approx two weeks. To my amazement, I received it in approximately four to five days. She could not have been happier. This was my first order from Etsy, and I look forward to many more." —Larry

    Get it from By Liad on Etsy for $250 (available in three necklace lengths).

    35. Too Much Is Not Enough: A Memoir of Fumbling Toward Adulthood, a book by Andrew Rannells because their favorite Elder Price-turned-TV star has stories to tell about his journey to the stage, and we can't wait to read them.

    The cover of the book with pictures of Andrew Rannells and the title in gold

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 or Bookshop for $14.72.

    36. A You Will Be Found motivational mug that'll help them remember ~you are not alone~ in this world and coffee will always support them no matter what.

    Spark of Sunshine Shop / Etsy

    This small woman-owned business creates inspirational products to uplift people. Along with the Dear Evan Hansen style, they also have a version for Hamilton and Wicked as well!

    Get it from Spark Of Sunshine Shop on Etsy for $15.99 (available in three colors).

    37. A "Not throwing Away My Shot" tri-layer necklace for a simple every day reminder that they're ~young scrappy and hungry~ and can always ~get the job done~.

    Small gold, medium rose gold, and large silver circles that say Not Throwing Away My Shot on them

    Promising review: "This necklace is beautiful. I love the three layers and the chain is really nice. It is not cheaply made. My 11-year-old granddaughter is going to go crazy when she gets this for Christmas!!" —G fox

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95.

    38. A gift subscription to BroadwayHD because, yeah, other streaming services are great, but true fans will obsess over having a place where they can always go and put on a great musical such as, Kinky Boots, Sound of Music, or even The Phantom of The Opera.

    The Broadway HD logo with pictures from lots of different musicals behind it
    BroadwayHD / Via Facebook: broadwayhd

    This subscription gives you access to hundreds of musicals and plays online without any ads. It's a great way to bring theater right into your home.

    Get a monthly subscription from BroadwayHD for $8.99 or a yearly subscription for $99.99.

    39. A truly epic Wicked-themed charm bracelet for the musical that has changed them ~for good~ and still makes them sob uncontrollably every time they see Elphaba fly.

    The silver bracelet with a lot of assorted charms related to the musical Wicked, including a broom, glasses, clock, want, and more, plus a green charm with the logo for the show

    Promising review: "I bought this bracelet for my coworker for Christmas because she loves the musical Wicked. The bracelet did not look cheap at all ! It looked great and my coworker loved it!" —Lauren Whitaker

    Get it from Amazon for $11.45.

    40. The Prom character art print to showcase some of the favorite characters on their wall and also remember that's ~life's no dress rehearsal~.

    Rectangle print with confetti and illustrations of characters of the musical on it
    Character Charts / Etsy

    This woman-owned small business creates character illustration prints (and other items) for lots of different musicals but also TV shows and films from New York since 2018. And if The Prom isn't their favorite musical, there are 50 other musicals and plays to choose from!

    Get it from Character Charts on Etsy for $7.50+ (originally $10; available in two sizes).

    41. Broadway Sheet Music Collection: 2010-2017, a book in which they can use to learn how to actually bring some of their favorite songs to life instead of just continuing to belt them in the shower.

    The book cover with 13 images from different musicals that are included in the book
    Hal Leonard

    The book has 39 contemporary Broadway hits from The Addams Family, Aladdin, The Book of Mormon, Bright Star, A Bronx Tale, Come From Away, Dear Evan Hansen, Hamilton, Kinky Boots, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812, Newsies, Something Rotten!. Waitress, and more.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.26, Target for $24.99, or Bookshop for $22.99.

    42. A Laura Geller 31 baked eyeshadow palette part of Beauty on Broadway, so 15% off net proceeds will go to support Broadway through its intermission right now. So not only will they get a super sweet eye palette to use to create whatever character look they want, but it's also a gift that gives back.

    The octagon-shaped pallet with different colors of eyeshadwo
    Laura Geller

    The palette includes 31 eyeshadows with strong pigments in brown, blues, purples, and more. There's really a color for every occasion (and character).

    Promising review: "The colors are gorgeous. Every day I do my eye makeup and it always turns out well. Highly recommend." —SoCalGal

    Get it from Laura Geller for $49.

    43. A 2,000-piece The Great White Way puzzle that really should only be put together while listening to a Broadway playlist, of course.

    The puzzle box with an illustration of times square on it

    Promising review: "My husband and I decided to try a puzzle for the first time. We hit the jackpot with this one. Thank you! Thank you! A million thank-yous!" —Barry and Tina

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    44. And a "Young Scrappy and Hungry" onesie to inspire the next generation of theater lovers, because you know one day they're going to ~blow us all away~.

    A white short-sleeved onesie with young scrappy and hungry written on it in black and gold
    The Red Poppy Co / Etsy

    This woman-owned small business creates super cute onesies and ornaments! The onesie should be washed on delicate and hung to dry.

    Promising review: "This is a great product! It's perfectly wrapped and arrived very quickly. I got this for a coworker who is expecting her first baby and loves Hamilton! I can’t wait to give it to her!" —becky mehl

    Get it from The Red Poppy Co on Etsy for $13+ (available in 10 sizes/styles and three font colors).

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