• What’s New on Broadway

    Knowing what’s coming out on Broadway—and in the theater community in general—is one of the easiest ways to enhance your theater experience. Keeping up with, and even staying ahead of, the trends in the theater can be a ton of fun. Theater aficionados around the world flock to New York City to see the latest and greatest shows, but even if you are unable to come to New York, you can still be active within the theater and stay up to date with the newest trends. Here are a few ways how. First, check out the web and check it out frequently. Google’s a great resource, but you’re going to…

  • Women on Broadway

    Women have always had an integral role in modern Broadway, but for much of history it wasn’t this way. Consider what professional theater was like in the 1600s in England. Shakespeare was all the rage at this time, and if you’ve ever read any of his work, you might wonder why there are so many cross-gender jokes within his plays. Well, at that time, it was illegal for women to be actors, and Shakespeare took advantage of this fact to make his comedies all the funnier. So, when a female role is pretending to be a man in one of his plays, it’s actually a man, playing a woman, pretending…