Tag Archives: Theater

‘Wicked’ on the cheap

Tonight begins my quest for a $25 “Wicked” ticket. I’m practically perfect in this endeavor and I hope my streak continues this evening. I’m talking about the “Wicked” lottery that happens between two-and-a-half hours before showtime and two hours before … Continue reading

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“The Sound of Music” returns to Salzburg

Last night, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, “The Sound of Music” debuted on the Landestheater stage in Salzburg. This is the first time the musical has been produced live on stage in the town where the movie was filmed. Salzburg has … Continue reading

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The Top 5: Memories of Canada

In honor of Canada Day, I wanted to write a “top 5” for Canada. My visits in Canada have been limited to the provinces of Ontario and Quebec, but I have seen a variety of sights, many because of school … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Festival Theatre, Stratford, Ont.

Stratford, Ontario, in Canada, is home to the Shakespeare Festival, a months-long festival filled with Shakespeare, musicals and other dramas. This building is the Festival Theatre, the main theater for the festival. It is topped with a Canadian flag and … Continue reading

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“So now you have a crush on Christopher Plummer…”

…says the clerk at my hostel in Stratford, Ontario, on Friday morning. Really, I already had a crush on Christopher Plummer, but only on a much younger Plummer of “The Sound of Music” variety. After “The Tempest” at Stratford Shakespeare … Continue reading

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PlayhouseSquare: Theater in Cleveland

Theater (along with the other arts) has always been a respected part of my family. We’ve always attended plays and musicals, from performances at church to high school musicals to summer stock theater to traveling Broadway performances and shows actually … Continue reading

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