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The Other Theatres Around the United Kingdom

Sometimes because London has the world-famous West End people forget there are many other theatres that are located around the country. All of the large towns and cities have at least one theatre and the coastal resorts all have a theatre. Although these theatres will be opened throughout the year there will be two specific […]

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The 2018 Best Shows in the West End

The 2018 most popular shows in London’s West End theatres as always show a range of shows that vary from those that have been running for a long duration of time to those that are newly released. The shows also vary in size from those that have a huge cast to those that employ just […]

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The outdoor theatres

Outdoor theatres have existed for many years. The original Globe Theatre in Shoreditch in London was open roofed and the cast would brave the elements in order to complete their performances. It is of course more attractive to watch plays in open air theatres when the temperatures are warm and there is no chance of […]

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Employment in the theatre industry

There are many people who are employed in the theater industry. Clearly, there are many obvious jobs such as the actors and the actresses. But there are plenty of other posts that need to be filled to ensure that there is a successful production. A brief look at just the actors does not reveal the […]

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Theatre in Los Angeles

While the heart of The United States theatre is in New York, there is a huge number of theatres in Los Angeles. As well as having their own Broadway, there are numerous other theatres in Santa Monaca and also in Hollywood. The sprawling nature of the city means that other theatres can even be found […]

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The Famous Opera Houses

An Opera House is a theatre that has been built for the productions of Operas. Not every theatre can be used for operas as the size of operatic productions can be huge. The numbers in the cast can be massive and the opera is always accompanied by a large musical accompaniment. The Opera houses emerged […]

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The Hit Shows in the West End

There have been different eras in the West End when one type of show becomes more popular than others. Between the wars the depression had a big impact on audience figures as people simply did not have the money to be able to afford a trip to the theatre. During this time Shakespeare’s play virtually […]

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The Stars of the West End Theatre

The West End has seen many star performers grace the stages of the numerous theatres that produce performances throughout the year. There seems to be a healthy balance of those making their names on the West End Stage as compared to those actors who already have made their name either on television or in the […]

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The Great Writers of West End Shows

In the West End on any one day of the year there are a huger variety of shows being performed. Some of these shows may have been writers for whom it will be the only time that a piece of their work will only ever appear in the West End. For other it is a […]

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The theatre on Broadway – part 1

Broadway is to New York what the West End is to London. The area is situated in Manhattan in New York City and is home to the city’s theatre of industry. Broadway actually consists of a road that runs from north to south through the city and passes from Manhattan into the Bronx. Within the […]

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