12 Miles West

All about Theatres

  • Five Scenes of the Theater

    The theatrical adaptions allow us to experience the storylines with a new view to the telling themes. Beloved Titles such as Harry Potter, Clueless and School of Rock are just the tip of the scripts.

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  • The Globe Theatre

    While the heart of The United States theatre is in New York, there is a huge number of theatres in Los Angeles.

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  • The Theatre in London

    London’s theatre land is one of the most popular attractions of the capital city. The unique architecture and history associated with many of the theatres, plus the quality of the shows that are performed, means that hundreds of shows are performed every week throughout the year.

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  • The beginnings of the Theatre

    The theatre over the centuries has used live performers to act out scenes in front of real audiences. The performers have done this by song, gesture, dance and song to relate the story to those watching.

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  • The theatre on Broadway

    The first theatre to appear on Broadway was in 1750 when a company was established at The Theatre on Nassau Street by Walter Murray and Tomas Keane.

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Iconic Looks of the Theater

Musicals are well-known for their catchy tunes and vibrant energy. They come to us as both originals and renditions that have left a grand impression on the audience. Over the years, intrinsic details […]

What has Happened to Kids Theater Programs

A depletion of funds in Schools and communities have caused an elimination of programs. Several Musical, Drama or Theater, Art and Home Economics classes have been cancelled throughout the Districts. […]

How to Survive Stage Fright

Having the confidence to be in the spotlight is harder than it looks. Seeing Performers on the stage radiate with a self-assured persona is a trait most of us wish we had. The truth is, Actors and Act […]

Should Live Theater Use a Rating System?

Going to the Theater is a cultural experience for the whole family. Children especially can benefit from the perception of the stage. Intriguing levels of mystery and creativity enchant audiences of a […]

Movie actors who started in theatre

Bruce Willis started
in Levi’s jeans commercial, but not all actors had this breakthrough, most of
them began their journey in the theatre. No hilarious commercials left for us
to make fun of, but you […]

The Magical Journey That Brought Disney To the Theater

It is hard pressed to think of a larger paragon of creativity than Disney. A sprinkling of fairy dust has brought to lands that are colored in the outer realms of our imagination. Disney has captivate […]

The Leading Ladies of the Theater

Song filled performances would not be the same today had it not been for a few iconic Leading Ladies of the Theater. Talented women who had successful careers in the Arts have paved the way for dreams […]

Putting a Spotlight on Weight Factors in the Theater

The biggest case of prejudice in the Theater may surprise you. Most would anticipate race or gender to take the stands, however the one under the spotlight is none other than…. Weight. The standard pe […]

Are Advocates Beneficial in the Theater?

Newtons third law of motion states “for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction”.
This rule of thumb can be applied to almost any area of our life. When it comes to the theater, the third […]

The Theater Sensation Stomp and Why Everyone Loves It

A Theater sensation is celebrating its 25th Anniversary Pre-Spring of 2019. Stomp is a hit on the stage with a growing fan base. There have been many who avoided the show due to a misconception the se […]

Is a New Digital Age the Future of Theaters?

We are living in the Digital Age where the concepts of technology are becoming second nature. At home conveniences, educational systems and business plans have transitioned along the technical path. T […]

The Importance of a Playbill at the Theater

Receiving a Playbill as you enter the Theater is not only expected… it is tradition! The small pamphlet or Program of informative goodies includes details on the presentation along with the Director, […]

Why the Stage Needs More Female Roles

It is a new age for Women living in today’s modern society. A surge in the corporate world has been led by the smart and business savvy minds of both Men and Women. Over the years Women have risen to […]

Architectural Beauty in Theaters

Architectural Beauty has an authentic appeal. Antiquated structures hold a historical authority that makes you feel you are in the presence of an eras past. The poetic stoicism of the Theater originat […]

The Benefits of Youth Theater Productions

When the Theater has a presentation, it is a gala event. Tall ornate ceilings tower over the stage that is set in the center of the auditorium sized space. For a few hours the world as we know it chan […]

The Real Purpose of Theater Curtains

When you are at the Theater there is a sense of intrigue and mystery. Long hanging curtains seem to  conceal the stage. When the lights dim, the curtains move slowly revealing the anticipated hopes an […]

History Versus Controversy in Theaters

Recounted tellings of History are evident in books, movies and on stage. The Theater is not a stranger when it comes to social or political impacts. Pivotal points through the years have determined fu […]

How Improv in Theaters Can Save The Show

During a play, you may notice an actor have a silent second or a humorous addition to the scene you may not remember from before. Theatrical shows are live leading up to unplanned happenings. The cast […]

Five Unforgettable Dance Scenes at the Theater

Coordination, balance and a generous amount of rhythm are the first steps to a good dance routine. Choreographers work diligently with stage actors to perfect the art of a particular set. When you are […]

Are Musicals Better Than Plays?

With all of the happenings on the Theater agenda, Musicals and Shows with music seem to steal the spotlight. These presentations dance on the same stage with two distinctive theatrical styles. It is o […]