Oklahoma – The Musical

The original version of Oklahoma opened on Broadway in 1943. It was written by Rodgers and Hammerstein, and it is still performed today. This musical...

Hairspray – A Musical with a Message

London's West End is dominated by musicals, and they usually have one thing in common, romance. But there is one that has a message,...

Mark Hellinger: The History of a Broadway Theatre

The Mark Hellinger Theatre on Broadway started off as the Warner Brothers' Hollywood Theatre. It is now owned by the Times Square Church. Located on...

What is Burlesque?

Tassel twirling, fan dancing, or just plain old striptease? Cher's new movie, Burlesque, has left us all asking: what exactly is burlesque? The word ‘burlesque’...

Salad Days – The Musical

Salad Days is a lively musical which features a magic piano and a ride in a space ship. For many years Salad Days was the longest running...

My Fair Lady – The Musical

My Fair Lady is a musical based on the play Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw. It was written after Shaw died in 1950, and...

Musical Theater: When Did Loud Become Good?

A question or two and a possible explanation about why musicals at the summer theatre and regional level, seems to be presented all in...

Top 10 Songs NOT To Use In Cabaret

Looking for good repertoire for your upcoming cabaret show? Let's start with all the best songs to avoid in your cabaret set list... Far too...

Writing Your Own Pantomime

Writing your own pantomime for amateur groups. The last cheer has gone up, the last encore has been sung, the curtains have closed, and the...

Top 10 Mistakes Made By Cabaret Performers

Cabaret might look easy, but it's a sophisticated, finely-tuned art. Here's some tips for new artists and music theater performers on what to look...

6 Best Turntables/Record Players Under $500 (Reviews & Buying Guide)

Nothing could stop our craving for that classic tone that turntables/record players could give, not even the rise of the digital era of music. With...

5 Best AV Receivers Under $500 for Your Dream Home Entertainment

Home entertainment is often an underrated investment for home improvement. It makes everything better, more calm and the home homier because it gives family...

8 Best Turntables (Record Players) Under $100

Nothing is better than a chill day or night with good music on from old songs, to jazz, to soul to contemporary. And there...

Best Raining Songs that You Should Listen To

There is something about the rain that stirs emotions and memories. When it rains, we just get lethargic and sentimental at the same time...

The Best 20 Songs about Fridays

Nothing beats the feeling of waking up on a Friday. Everything just feels a rush because it signals the celebration and party that come...