Archive for October, 2012

The 10 Best Musicals Ever Produced

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Musicals are loved by theatergoers since they are not only entertaining, but also move audiences. The following are the top 10 musicals ever produced.
1.Lion King
This musical was made in 1997 and was an adaptation of the animated film with the same name from Disney. It debuted in the Lyceum Theatre in London in 1999 and is still being exhibited there. The musical scenes are simple, but tell a remarkable story.
2.Glee
Produced in 2004, this musical tells a story of high school Spanish teacher, who hopes to restore the Glee club in the school to its past (more…)

The Best Broadway Shows For Children To See

Monday, October 15th, 2012

Theater is not just for adults. It is something children of all ages can enjoy. Exposing children to theatrical arts at an early age has many advantages. Studies have shown children exposed to the arts are better learners than their counterparts. Theater opens their minds to something unique. They get to see their favorite characters come to life right before them. This stimulates their brain. They become more curious and more imaginative.

That being said, if you are taking your child to a Broadway show you will want to take them to (more…)

New York Broadway Shows That Couples Would Enjoy

Friday, October 12th, 2012

There are many lovely, romantic shows currently playing on Broadway that would make a great date night for any couple. A classic like Phantom of the Opera is a must-see; with its love triangle and romantic Opera House setting, this story of desperation and heartbreak tugs at the heartstrings and will bring any couple closer. Wicked, a more contemporary classic, shows what happened to the Wicked Witch of the West, of the story of the Wizard of Oz, (more…)

The Brilliance Of Playwrite Arthur Miller

Monday, October 8th, 2012

Arthur Miller was born in 1915 and passed away in 2005. He was an accomplished American playwright and is known for his diverse writing career of stage, radio, and screen plays. He was also married to the infamous Marilyn Monroe and received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1949. Clearly, this is a man with an impressive resume to boast.

Miller is mainly known for his stage plays. The most popular of these is Death of a Salesman which details the struggles (more…)

How The Rocky Horror Picture Show Achieved Cult Status

Friday, October 5th, 2012

For many who are fans of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, as well as those who have heard a lot about it but have yet to see the film, the question often arises, how did the film achieve such high cult status? There are quite a few fans who would never question the details of the film’s rise to fame; but for some of us, questions such as this are what keep the fires burning for cult classics.

The more inquiries regarding the nature of the film’s hype, the more attention (more…)