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Actors You Didn’t Know Have Been On Broadway

For so long, it was thought that an actor was either a stage actor or a film actor. Many did not believe in crossing over from one to the other because there is quite the difference in the technique required to pull off convincing performances.

While the emotion and character depth might be the same, theater is so much bigger and film is so much smaller.

The World’s Greatest Stage Actors Of All Time

We’ve become used to the names on the big screen, often made up of famous actors and actresses in the latest Hollywood blockbuster. But before modern Hollywood had taken over the entertainment world, many people preferred to go out and watch live performances, such as the great theatre acts that have been put on around the world for countless decades.

Many consider theatre acting as some of the most difficult, usually because it requires learning every single line and doing the entire performance almost completely without stopping, although this can depend on the length.

The Gems On Display In The Louvre

When you plan an itinerary for Paris, at the top of the list of sights-to-see are the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe and the Louvre – which is undoubtedly one of the most famous collections of art in the world. Other noteworthy pieces that call the Louvre home are the Winged Victory of Samothrace Liberty Leading the People by ‎Eugène Delacroix and The Raft of the Medusa by Théodore Géricault.

The History Of London’s West End

The USA has Broadway and the UK has the West End. It’s the premiere theater destination in Europe with a history dating back to 1663. This area of London is also one of the top places for a night out on the town, with clubs, pubs and restaurants that are uber trendy. People come from all over the world to experience the culture and night life of the West End.

The Oddest Shakespeare Adaptations

Shakespeare’s plays have truly stood the test of time and the test of many, many strange adaptations. His plays are some of the most-performed productions in the history of theater. It’s little wonder that every now and then, or actually fairly regularly, people try to reinvent the wheel by putting a new spin on the bard’s great works.

However, sometimes these adaptations don’t always live up to the original work… Or just seem a little strange and whacky.

The World’s Most Successful Theatre Productions

Theatre is one of the oldest forms of entertainment, dating back thousands of years. Today, theatre is bigger than ever before, with millions around the world enjoying a massive variety of productions, from local community centres to huge plays on Broadway. Some of these productions have been so successful in their long runs that they’ve brought in billions of dollars in some cases.