6 Operas Premiered at Teatro di San Carlo

The historical theater Teatro di San Carlo, located in Naples, Italy, was an idea of Charles VII, a Bourbon King. The existing theater at the time, Teatro San Bartolomeo built in 1621, was too small and old. Charles VII wanted to bestow Naples with a grand theatre for...

5 Bad Movies That Could Be Good Shows

A look at some films that have flopped over the past couple of decades, and whether or not stage productions of the same subject matter might be more effective. The past decade has demonstrated rather flawlessly that we never really know what will succeed on Broadway,...

5 Hollywood Stars Who Turned To Broadway (And Why)

Many actors started their humble beginnings on the stage, whether it was a high school play, a middle school musical, or community theater. Usually the call to the stage has successful actors turning back to Broadway, sometimes to fulfill a dream of starring in a role...

Holiday Musicals: 10 Holiday-Themed Works We Love

The holidays are a great time to get together with the family and watch some movies and musicals with the family. Since that time of the year is upon us, we thought it might be fun to look at some of the holiday musicals that have made their way into our hearts.   1....

How To Prepare For An Audition

Attending your first acting audition can be one of the scariest experiences of your life. From memorizing the script to performing in front of a director, it’s crucial that you prepare as best as possible for your audition. Here’s what you need to know to prepare for...

5 of the Saddest Moments in Musicals

As much as we love to see our favorite characters happy, there is something in sad moments in movies or plays that touch us as well. It’s called empathy. No, we have never been in front of a wizard begging him to help us get home to our family while he just laughs and...

Opera Composers: 5 Composers for the Meticulous Opera Enthusiast

Operas are stories to music and vocals. A few opera composers have reached successful heights with their work with worldwide acclaim centuries later. Here we have five opera composers that created fantastic operatic pieces, yet only the meticulous opera fan are able...

10 Facts About Lin-Manuel Miranda

With all the continuing buzz surrounding the wildly successful musical Hamilton,  lately, in entertainment and political news, we thought it would be fun to look at the man who is the genius behind the famed musical that has taken Broadway, and the World, by storm....

Breathing New Life (And Living Water) into an Old Ballet Classic

Old. Boring. Sexist. Long. Only for hardcore fans. Oh, and also most popular ever. And almost always sold out. What ballet am I describing? Swan Lake, of course. The beloved (and sometimes loathed) ballet premiered nearly 140 years ago in Moscow. And it was panned. It...

Kids Theater: 16 Super Effective Tips for a (Stress-Free) Fun Day Out

As winter rolls around, having some indoor days planned for the kids can help those long, grey days feel a little more manageable. But when it comes to live theater, planning days out with the kids can raise a lot of unexpected obstacles. With shows for the holiday...

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