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The Jenny Jones Show

The Jenny Jones Show

Find out more about The Jenny Jones Show, the popular tabloid talk show from the 1990s.......[Read More]
Magic and Meaning

Magic and Meaning

There is a huge difference between the 'tricks' some magicians perform and the 'art' others aspire to. For many amateur magicians 'learning magic' stops once they 'know' the secret of the trick. Professional performers will regularly come across someone in the......[Read More]
The "New Burlesque" Fad Hits Las Vegas!

The "New Burlesque" Fad Hits Las Vegas!

For ages burlesque and the culture around it have defined what it means to be out of the ordinary. From risque outfits to a unique attitude, Burlesque is making a comeback!......[Read More]
Even You Can Learn to Sing Confidently

Even You Can Learn to Sing Confidently

If you have ever watched someone sing the National Anthem before a ballgame, you can see what nerves can do to a person. Some of the best singers in the world have messed up a song that we all know, simply because they are frightened.You can learn to sing confidently.......[Read More]
How to Get Involved in a Broadway Musical

How to Get Involved in a Broadway Musical

If you're hooked on Broadway musicals, you're in great company. From the newest and edgiest productions to cherished revivals, the Great White Way offers theater lovers a concentration of theater houses that remain one of the nation's greatest cultural treasures. Looking for more than just a "third ......[Read More]
An Actor's Basics

An Actor's Basics

The acting profession is known to be brutal. However, if it is something you love and are devoted to endure for the long haul, put in what it takes to attain that passion.To start off as a professional actor, you at least need the basics. You need skills, practice, tools, and finally, a marketing st......[Read More]
Stage Write Review: Making Life Easier for Stage Techs

Stage Write Review: Making Life Easier for Stage Techs

One terrific new app that takes full advantage of the iPad platform for stage techs and creatives is Stage Write, which enables any stage manager, director or choreographer to use an iPad in order to block and choreograph onstage in real-time, and then document that process in one seamless app.......[Read More]
StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson weekly guest schedule

StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson weekly guest schedule

Check out who's on StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson on the National Geographic Channel.......[Read More]
The Hammersmith Apollo

The Hammersmith Apollo

The Hammersmith Apollo theatre, 45 Queen Caroline Street, London, W6 9QH, named at its conception The Gaumont Palace cinema, opened in 1932 and had the capabilities to seat more than 3,500 spectators. The theatre has had several name changes in the last seven decades. In 1962, the theatre was rename......[Read More]
Puppet Wizardry

Puppet Wizardry

A photo gallery spotlighting the puppet horses created by the Handspring Puppet Company for the National Theatre productions of WAR HORSE, based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford with the Handspring Puppet Company, directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris.......[Read More]
How to Compare Much Ado About Nothing & the Taming of the Shrew

How to Compare Much Ado About Nothing & the Taming of the Shrew

William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" and "Taming of the Shrew" are two of his best-known comedic plays. As with most of his comedies, they both feature a wedding, but there are many other similarities in themes and motifs of these plays, as well.......[Read More]
Lesson Plans for Elements of Dance

Lesson Plans for Elements of Dance

Understanding the elements of dance is fundamental to any dancer's education. Designing a curriculum that includes lessons on each of the major elements of dance is imperative to a dance student's understanding of dance as not only an art form but as a spatial entity. With some effort, effective les......[Read More]
The Art of the Rabbit Hand Shadow

The Art of the Rabbit Hand Shadow

The origin of the hand and shadow puppet shows remain unknown to all. Most people think that this particular form of puppetry started out even before the time of paper and pen began. Rabbit hand shadow is one of the favorite hand shadows often done by people, along with the dog, bird, and other on t......[Read More]
Tips on Teaching 4-Year-Olds on the Piano

Tips on Teaching 4-Year-Olds on the Piano

When young children desire to play the piano, they may not have a clear idea how much time and effort is required to make beautiful music. Their request for lessons is not a request to learn notes, timing and fingering. They just want to make music. For this reason, it is advisable to begin lessons ......[Read More]
Back to School: Late Night and Education

Back to School: Late Night and Education

Ever wonder where your favorite late night talk show host went to college? When did they graduate and what did they major in? Find out here!......[Read More]
3 of the Coolest Illusions

3 of the Coolest Illusions

In the world of magic there are many cool illusions that have been performed throughout time. Recently even more impressive illusions have been performed by people like David Copperfield, David Blaine, and Criss Angel. These three illusionists have transformed the way people view illusions.......[Read More]
Facts on Stage Lighting

Facts on Stage Lighting

Stage lighting plays a crucial role in any stage production, although its intricacy and design may not always be apparent. Stage lights don't just illuminate the actors. Their color, intensity and focus also help to set the mood and direct the audience's focus.......[Read More]
FringeNYC Festival Encore Series Returns Sept. 9-26

FringeNYC Festival Encore Series Returns Sept. 9-26

FringeNYC Festival Encore Series Returns Sept. 9-26 with an array of some of the 2011 Festival's most popular offerings.......[Read More]