Sure, cast famous actors in your productions to increase sales. But understand that those who love the theatre don't just go to the theatre for the cast, they go for it all - the orchestra, the lighting design, the setting, more elements than actors go into what makes a show so great.Read More
Being able to keep a classic theater alive and intact in this manner shows the significance of theatre in this quickly evolving society that often put more value on new tech than on the classic arts.
The Empire Theater on 42nd Street, the most notable of these moves in recent history, now functions as an AMC movie theater a mere 170ft from where it once stood as a Broadway performance theater.Read More
I’ve even made a job out of doing social media marketing, and actually, I love it. From a business point of view, it’s a great way of promoting yourself, but as an individual and for your mental health, I’m not sure I agree. Is social media good for performers?Read More
Give Shakespeare a chance the next time you’re looking for a wild tale to keep you engaged or a romance to charm you. Insert yourself into the story and take something away from it. Shakespeare’s work is still so applauded because it’s still so relevant, you just have to dig for the treasure.Read More
No matter what your role in theatre is, any way you dice it, rejection sucks. But when people don’t handle rejecting their applicants with a sense of professionalism, being rejected is even worse.Read More
Last week, BroadwayRadio critic, Peter Filichia body-shamed performers in his review of Camp Morning Wood on his weekly podcast segment. His comments included repeatedly calling a performer “substantially overweight” and mocking the genitalia of performers who appeared nude in the show. Obviously, there was swift backlash with many calling out Filichia for his comments. But something I found equally surprising and disappointing was not how much support Filichia was receiving, but from where the support was coming from.Read More