Top U.S. Cultural Picks

Arts & Theater

Broadway show billboards in New York City

Broadway show billboards in New York City. Photo by Matt Wade.


Many popular art movements and styles of art developed or started in America, like the Beat movement in the 1960s, the Hudson River School of painting in the mid 1800s, and American pop art in the 1950s. Some of our favorite iconic artists from American culture include:

  • Andy Warhol
  • Ansel Adams
  • Edward Hopper
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Georgia O’Keefe
  • Jackson Pollack
  • Jasper Johns
  • Kara Walker
  • Keith Haring
  • Robert Rauschenberg
  • Norman Rockwell
  • Winslow Homer

Find local art museums and venues by browsing our culture guide to the United States and visiting the “Arts and Culture” section for each state.


InterExchange is based in New York, so we’re big fans of theater. Luckily, top Broadway and theater productions can be seen across the United States. Some favorite and classic plays and musicals in the U.S. include:

  • Angels in America ;by Tony Kushner
  • Cabaret ;by John Kander, Fred Ebb and Joe Masteroff
  • Chicago ;by John Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse
  • Death of a Salesman ;by Arthur Miller
  • Glengarry Glen Ross ;by David Mamet
  • The Iceman Cometh ;by Eugene O’Neill
  • The Lion King by Elton John, Tim Rice, Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi
  • Oklahoma! ;by Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein II
  • A Streetcar Named Desire ;and ;Cat on a Hot Tin Roof ;by Tennessee Williams
  • West Side Story ;by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim
  • Wicked ;by Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman
  • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? ;by Edward Albee

If you are in New York, check out or get half-price tickets at a TKTS Discount Booth.

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