Isabella and Francesco Andreini of Commedia dell’Arte Gelosi

Isabella Andreini, playwright and prima donna, and comic Francesco Andreini performed with commedia dell'arte's foremost company, the Gelosi. Early companies of commedia dell’arte comprised all-male...

Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre Actors and Performances

William Shakespeare was an actor and co-owner at the Globe Theatre. "Julius Caesar" was likely the first of his plays performed in the new...

Blackfriars Theatre in Renaissance London

A monastery built in 1278 by Dominican monks was closed in 1538 by Henry VIII, used as site of two theatres, and permanently closed...

16th Century London Theatrical Venues: Stages for Touring Theatre Companies Developed...

Queen Elizabeth fully supported the theatre but the London politicians did not, so traditional venues were utilized by acting companies. The Queen enjoyed the plays...

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...