Performing Arts : Society & Culture & Entertainment
"The Phantom of the Opera" is a popular movie adaptation of a stage musical. Boasting major stars of stage and screen, "The Phantom of the Opera" film was well received by critics and audiences and stands as an example of a successful musical production. The film has been distrib
In this puzzling trick you appear to be able to predict how many cards a spectator has cut from a deck.How It Looks To The Audience The Magician asks a spectator to cut a small amount of cards from the top of the deck and count them. He is told not to tell the Magician how many cards he has.
Lots of theatre shows and particularly hit musicals are performed in the very big venues of London's "Theatre Land". Millions of people attend a Westend stage show each year. There truly are so many theatre shows on stage in London. The list of West End Theatre productions is endless.
A puppet is an inanimate figure seemingly transformed into a living being by a puppeteer. Although puppet shows are often regarded as strictly children's entertainment, since at least the fifth century B.C., puppets have appeared in a wide range of productions, from religious rituals and satiric
A lighting designer's primary directive is to enable the audience to see the performance. If you only have four or five spotlights--more properly referred to as ellipsoidal reflector spots--then you need to use most of them to light the performers' faces so the audience members can see the gestures
Rachel Brice and her dance company delivered a night of world class unique belly dancing recently. Her dance company The Indigo also includes fellow Belly dance Superstars Zoe Jakes and Mardi Love, and they were accompanied that night by the zany music and cabaret acts of The Crow Quill Night Owls.
Parties can be great fun provided you have the right kind of entertainment to keep the people involved. If you notice college parties, they have moved on to a staid fashion of food, drinks, music and dance. But, that is what everyone expects.
Several talk shows have been nominated as contenders for the 2008 Emmy Awards, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' annual event highlighting the very best in television programming. Who will win this year? Tune in September 21.
The salaries of actors in off-Broadway performances are determined by Actors Equity, the union for more than 48,000 stage actors and stage managers. This organization, which was founded in 1913, also ensures proper working conditions and provides health and pension plans for its members. It is a mem
I've seen them both; you've probably seen them, too: one magician who has clearly blown all his wealth at the magic store but leaves his audience cold and another working impromtu in the street with a borrowed coin and leaving his audience in a state of wonder. Both working magicians but o