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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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’...

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...

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...

Top 10 Keith Urban Songs

Besides being married to famous actress Nicole Kidman since 2006, New-Zealand, Australian Singer Urban, is also known for his excellent country music and coaching...

How To Read Guitar Sheet Music For Beginners

The guitar is probably one of the handiest instruments to learn how to play. Perhaps, you might have even learned the rudimentary skills in...

How Long Does It Take To Write A Song?

Cliché as it may seem, but in this content-based age, you do not need to become a professional songwriter before you could produce a...

20 Best Songs About Unrequited Love

In John Green’s book called Will Grayson, Will Grayson mentioned that unrequited loves survive more than requited ones. He never explained the reason behind this...

20 Best Songs About Change

Change can mean a lot of things to many people. At the rate of how things are happening in the world right now, change...