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Flashdance: The Musical

After successfully dancing its way through its first tour two years ago, Flashdance: The Musical premieres once more at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London. Based on...

Legally Blonde: The Musical – London Review

A personal review of the hit West End show Legally Blonde The Musical at the Savoy Theatre Oh-my-god you guys, it’s like totally here! Legally Blonde:...

Gareth Gates of Pop Idol Moves to Les Miz

Gareth Gates, the cheeky-faced young singer who was runner-up in the first ever Pop Idol has joined the cast of the world's 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...

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s By Jeeves: Review of Musical Based on P.G....

A collaboration between Alan Ayckbourn and Andrew Lloyd Webber, By Jeeves doesn't quite hit the spot. By Jeeves, by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Alan Ayckbourn,...

George M. Cohan Biography: The Man Who Owned Broadway

Biography of George M. Cohan, Irish American icon of American theater and Broadway's greatest showman. In June 1878, Irish immigrants Jeremiah and Helen Cohan halted...

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...

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,...

What is Cabaret?

Even seasoned cabaret performers struggle to define their art: from burlesque or stand-up to vaudeville or tribute shows, cabaret can be hard to pin...

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...

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...

The Forgotten Musicals of the 1950s/1960s

In the 1950s and '60s, several British musicals were running in London;, they were gentle tales of first love and innocence loved by all...

Million Dollar Quartet

This Tony Award-winning musical tells the tale of a night four friends got together to rock. Musicals have been written that celebrate families, make historical...

Best Places to See Cabaret in Melbourne

Looking for a fabulous place to perform, or eager to see the best in Australian cabaret that Melbourne has to offer? Come hear the...

Top 10 People You Need For Good Cabaret

Want to put on a good cabaret successfully? Consider who you'll need to invest in when you're planning, scripting, rehearsing, and performing your show... Solo’...

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...

Going to a Concert? Tips and Tricks For When You’re On...

Planning on a concert experience without breaking the bank? Whether it's your favorite band or a must-see artist, this guide unveils savvy...

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’...

The First Wizard of Oz Stage Play

In 1903, years before MGM made its musical version of Oz, a stage musical based on L. Frank Baum's book became a Broadway hit. Before...

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...

Tony Pastor: Broadway’s Amazing Musical Impresario

The story takes Pastor from an eight-year-old New York Lower West-Side street comedy singer to one of the most respected impresarios Broadway has ever...

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...

The Theatre District of Charlotte, North Carolina

A guide to the various performing arts venues in Uptown Charlotte. When one thinks of the Carolinas, one more than likely will flash images of...

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...