Let’s Talk About TheatreThere is perhaps no other art form which so perfectly captures the imagination as that of live theatre. From the traditional Shakespearean plays in London to the more modern and visceral productions of New York, theatre continues to thrive as an art form with a distinct voice and meaning. Whether you’re new to this genre or simply want to learn more about it, our guides will help you understand everything there is to know about theatre.
Broadway and its Many Theatres
Today, there are more than 40 Broadway theatres in New York City. But the road wasn’t always smooth for this beloved stretch of real estate. The early 20th century was a rough time for Broadway theatre: In 1903, the final performance was…81
Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre
The Globe Theatre is the most famous of Shakespeare’s many performance spaces. When we think of Shakespeare, we picture him delivering soliloquies in front of a packed house, with the thatched roof of the Globe looming above. But Shakespeare…77
What are the Best Theatres in England?
There are so many different types of theatres in England. Some focus on music and spoken word performances, while others cater specifically to comedy or dance shows. There are also smaller venues that host amateur productions as well as larger…77
What are the Best Theatres in New York?
There are so many amazing places to see a show in New York, but with so many different options it can be hard to choose which theater is right for you. Luckily, there are some great options no matter your interests or price point. Whether you…74
What is a Typical Theatre Goer?
What exactly is a “typical” theatregoer? Is there such a thing? In the wide spectrum of people who attend live performances, are there any commonalities among them? In order to help answer these questions and provide insight into the world…77
Romeo and Juliet has Been a Theatre Blockbuster
Romeo and Juliet was first performed at the Curran Theatre in San Francisco, California on June 30th, 1895. It was directed by Charles Clark and starred Louise Lewis as Juliet, Edwin Milton as Romeo, and Nicolassa Penna as The Nurse. It was part…79
The Best Musicals in Theatre
Whether you’re a lover of all things music-related, or just want to see some fantastic performances, the best musicals in theatre have something for everyone. These productions will have your toes tapping, fingers snapping and spirits soaring…69
The Most Popular Plays in Modern Theatre
Modern theatre is a dynamic and constantly evolving art form. It is a space where playwrights can take established conventions, interrogate them and reinvent them in bold new ways. Modern theatre frequently experiments with different theatrical…74
The Most Popular Theatre Plays in History
The history of theatre has been filled with great plays and performances that have had a lasting impact on culture. These plays continue to be performed today because they are just as relevant now as they were hundreds of years ago. Whether…76
What’s the Difference between Opera and Theatre?
Opera and theatre are both very different performance art forms. While both have set performances in front of a live audience, there are many differences between the two. Similarities, however, do exist between the two art forms. An opera is an…75