- Broadway-Broadway reveals the huge growth of the American Culture that was seemingly less than before. Broadway gave us an identity unto our own through the art of theater. Before Broadway we were not really known for artistic endeavors and it was at Broadway where the musical was created and gave American's an even more unique cultural identity. It was also a place were many creative minds who had no outlet before, now had a stage just for them, literally. It grew the American Dream from a completely different perspective that had not really been realized before. For many people it allowed them to live their own version of the American Dream.