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  1. The Merchant of Venice, a controversial novel written by none other than but the legendary writer Shakespeare late in 1590s is one of the best novels based on critical issue like racial hatred. Shakespeare penned the sensitive issue in such a way that it contains both tragic and comedy elements; that’s why critics call this a tragic comedy novel. The novel inspired many creative mind people to represent it many different ways and the best adaption that got both national and international fame was the theatrical production of The Merchant of Venice. The Broadway production of the novel started in 1753 when Broadway first established its theater in Williamsburg, Virginia and later moved to New York. The Merchant of Venice has now become the signature show of the New York City and since its Broadway debut many high profile celebs have performed different characters of the novel. The recent theatrical production of the novel got such a praise that was never observed before. Thanks to the mesmerizing performance of Academy Award, Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner actor Al Pacino in the role of famous Jewish character Shylock. His inclusion in the Broadway performance cast brought the record breaking box office collection. The Merchant of Venice show having Al Pacino is currently running at the Broadhurst Theatre and will close on Sunday, February 20, 2011. And it might be your last chance to catch Al Pacino performing the best role of his theater career. The Merchant of Venice tells the story of racial hatred between a Christian merchant, Antonio and a Jewish moneylender, Shylock, who lends money to Antonio on a condition that he will take a pound of flesh from his Antonio’s body if he fails to pay his debt by the end of deadline. The main story covers many other aspects of real human life such as father and daughter relationship, friendship and love and revenge and forgiveness. The off-Broadway theatrical representation of the novel got almost the same fame and there are many theaters brining their own Merchant of Venice productions and after the amazing performance by multi-awards winner Al Pacino as Shylock, it’s Academy Award winner F. Murray Abraham who will perform as Shylock in off-Broadway production of the show that will begin in New York City at Pace University's Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts on Friday, March 4, 2011. Some other artists sharing stage with Abraham are Kate MacCluggage as Portia, Lucas Hall as Bassanio, Tom Nelis as Antonio and Lucas Hall as Bassanio. Buy cheap The Merchant of Venice tickets to enjoy Shakespeare’s Play live in theater.
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    Disney On Ice: Toy Story 3

    No one even the producers of Toy Story 3 musical might imagine that their new visual art masterpiece would get so much appreciation and will be a huge success. Though Disney On Ice: Toy Story 3 was not the first musical presented by Disney on Ice but its uniqueness lies in some of the breathtaking movements that its charters perform on ice. The family musical features the adventurous scenes of Buzz Lightyear defeating the Evil Emperor Zurg and Woody's Roundup from the movie Toy Story 2 and the action package The Claw game from the original movie Toy Story. The Disney On Ice: Toy Story 3 is full of fun, emotions and adventure that is presented so beautifully on ice that even critics find it hard to point out flaws regarding any aspect of the musical from marvelous performances to the high technical effects to the amazing ice skating movements. The Disney On Ice: Toy Story 3 musical features main Toy Story character including Woody, Buzz, Jessie, Barbie and Ken among others. The musical starts with the teenage real life character Andy excited to start his new college life but at the same time had to take the tough decision of deciding the fate of his childhood toys. The musical incorporates the romantic touch from the love that prevails between Ken and Barbie. All the performers of the musical are energetic skaters who dance smoothly on the colorful ice floor. The producers and creators of the Toy Story 3 musical when decided to put the 2010 blockbuster animated movie of the same name on ice, the biggest challenge for them was to bring the best ice skaters, skating choreographers and other technical staff at one platform. But once they managed to get them on hand there was no look back and musical took the popularity of Disney characters to new heights. The Disney On Ice: Toy Story 3, the highly technology driven musical is currently running at Allstate Arena, Illinois, where it will run through January 30 before it heads up to Chicago for performances at United Center that will run through February 2-February 13. The Disney production that ranked number nine in the top theatrical productions during the week ended on January 23 will arrive at the Columbus, GA on May 12 and will run through May 15, and then Disney team will show up at the Tampa, FL to run from May 19 through May 22. Buy cheap Disney on Ice tickets to enjoy kid show like in theater.
  3. Shrek, The Musical currently on it new American tour is being received positively by both critics and audience, as announced by Bill Damaschke, President of DreamWorks Theatricals. The fairy tale story and charismatic characters of the musical are extracted from the 1990 book of the same name written by William Steig and also from the movie of the same name. The movie Shrek was first presented by DreamWorks in 2001 while the first original Broadway production of musical arrived on Broadway on 2008. The musical is directed by Tony Award nominee Jason Moore and Tony and Emmy Award-winner Rob Ashford and its music is scored by Olivier Award-winner Jeanine Tesori. Shrek, the musical began its first ever North American tour in July 2010 and now DreamWorks Theatricals is presenting the musical at Hennepin Theatre Trust's Orpheum Theatre, Minneapolis, MN, where it will run through February 1-February 6. DreamWorks is brining this one week performance at Orpheum Theatre as a part of Trust’ s 2010/11 Broadway Across America-Minneapolis season. Hartford, CT will be the next stop for the musical to run from February 15-February 20. The DreamWorks Theatricals will bring the musical at PlayhouseSquare, Cleveland for two weeks performance from March 1-March 13. The cast of the Shrek, the musical’s North American tour features all members from the original Broadway production cast including Eric Petersen in the role of Shrek, Haven Burton in the role of Princess Fiona, Alan Mingo, Jr. in the role of Donkey and the Shrek’s best friend, and David F.M. Vaughn in the role of Lord Farquaad. The main storyline of the musical meets closely with the story of the original movie except for a few additions. The lively musical is known for its colors, action, staging and voices where even an animal like Dragon can sing well. The theme of the musical is amazingly performed by all the artists and it clearly tells that Shrek is angry at world as world hates him for his ugly looks while Princess Fiona is desperately waiting for her prince charming in a hope that he will rescue her from the tower where she has been trapped since she was 7. Shrek, the musical has a lot of fun for the kids and they enjoy every bit of the special effects, adventure and their favorite fair tale characters dressed in the same clothes as they saw them in the Shrek movie. Shrek is just another Halloween part for kids where they see everyone dressed in some strange and catchy costumes and wonder how these stars managed to get fit into them. Buy cheap Shrek tickets to enjoy all the Shrek shows live in theater.
  4. Wicked Musical based on a 1995 novel tells the story of the lives and friendship of two witches Glinda and Elphaba and their respective love tales. Wicked musical has been running its productions in various countries while it has become the 17th longest-running Broadway show since its Broadway debut on October 8, 2003. Wicked remains the most popular musical at various theaters of the country where it’s being played. According to Jan 2011 ranking, Wicked’s London production broke the ticket sales record after making 1,002,885 pounds. Wicked has been running in the West End since 2006 and it also made the highest single week highest grossing in the history of London Theater in December 2010. January 2011 also saw the record box office weekly collections from Wicked on Broadway. The music and lyrics of the Wicked Musical were created by the Oscar winner Stephen Schwartz and the plot of the novel was produced by Emmy award nominee Winnie Holzman. Wicked’s Broadway production is currently on its US tour and it will perform in various cities again where previously it was a huge success. The Wicked shows at Houston and Buffalo are fair witnesses of Wicked’s success. Wicked immediately after its debut at the Majestic Theatre, Houston in 2009 became a supreme hit and that made Arts Center Enterprises, the proud runner of Majestic Theatre to bring back the show in less than two years. The Majestic show began on Friday, February 9 and will run through March 3, 2011. Like Houston, Wicked became the favorite musical of people of Shea, Buffalo where it debuted in 2008. The public sale for the Wicked tickets will go on Saturday, 12 and production will run April 27 through May 22. The other stops of the top ranking musical include San Antonio, Orlando, Omaha, Washington, Pittsburgh and Las Vegas among others. Wicked will arrive Canada for performances at Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon and Winnipeg cities where it will run from June 29 through September 4, 2011. Wicked Musical, a complete entertainment perfectly represents the feminine side of two Witches and it’s the best musical to enjoy your weekend. The most anticipated musical has its current international productions running in Japan, Germany and Australia. The cast members of Wicked musical often make appearance on TV for various reasons and now Wicked cast from the West End production will perform the song “Defying Gravity” from the musical at the popular skating show Dancing on Ice on Sunday, 13, 2011.
  5. Super Bowl XLV evening was full of fun, entertainment and passion but the magical performance of Blue Man Group added new life to the event. The three members of the group performed sequences that were particularly tailored according to the event at Super Bowl XLV Game Day Fan Plaza on Sunday, February 6, 2011. Blue Man Group segments were part of the pre-game that let the attendees to enjoy some participatory games, fun activities, and live entertainment. Through before this night BMG has made numerous TV guest, advertisement and concert appearances but it was first time they performed four 15 minutes sets at the Super Bowl, the most watched American TV program. Blue Man Group trio that performed at the Super Bowl featured Matthew Banks from the Venetian and other two performers from Chicago and Orlando. Some other performers of the fun filled night were Glee star Lea Michele, Christina Aguilera, Usher and Black Eyed Peas. Blue Man Group created by three school friends Matt Goldman, Phil Stanton and Chris Wink is known for its unique theatrical presentations. The performers of the BMG always feature 3 members who perform bald headed covered their faces with blue cover while dressed in black. The trio uses grease paints on their hands to look wet throughout their acts. Blue Man Group is family entertainment and a balanced blend of music, comedy and multimedia that is clearly visible in their theater shows and concerts. BMG has opened its 2010/2011 US tour on December 22, 2010 and will arrive at Living Arts Centre Mississauga, ON on February 8 to run through February 10. The other stops of the BMG are Scranton, Kalamazoo, Austin, Houston, Washington, and San Francisco among others. Most of Blue Man Group tours are scheduled for 2-6 days performances in a city excluding San Francisco where their stay is longest. BMG will perform at the Golden Gate Theatre, San Francisco, CA from May 24 through June 19, 2011. The Blue Man Group known for its heavy use of musical instruments, mostly invented by the group itself is currently running in New York, Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas, and Orlando and on a US tour. The international performances of BMG can be seen at Berlin, Tokyo and in Europe, where it is currently playing in Vienna. The New Norwegian Epic by Norwegian Cruise Line also the Official Cruise Line of Blue Man Group is another venue so catch the 90 minutes shows. Buy cheap Blue Man Group tickets to enjoy their shows live in theater.
  6. Les Miserables musical though an adaption from a French novel of the same now has become an international fame. The most successful musical of the history has its original production at the London's Barbican Centre where its English version was first presented on 8 October 1985 where it is running in its 26th year. The serious musical reached America in 1987 after two years of its English debut in London and since its introduction at Broadway in 1987 it became the third longest running show in the history of Broadway. Les Miserables started their Silver Jubilee celebrations last year with a live concert at The O2 arena and now DVD and Blu-Ray copies of the concert will be available on Amazon for sale from February 22, 2011. The 25th anniversary celebrations of the prestigious musical are still continue and the new American production is on its US tour. The new production has new staging and the out of the box scenery inspired from the paintings of Victor Hugo, the author of original French novel. The new revival is the part of the 25th anniversary of the Les Miserables and after getting huge appreciation both from critics and audience in America now the Broadway production is running at the Cadillac Palace Theatre, Chicago, IL where it will run through February 27. Les Miserables also made its debut at David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts' on January 31 and will run through February 12. The US tour of the Claude-Michel Schönberg musical will perform in venues at Baltimore, Louisville, Columbus, Detroit, Cleveland, Omaha, Milwaukee, Nashville and Los Angles among others. The Les Miserables tour will wrap up on September 25, 2011 at the Jefferson Concert Hall, Birmingham, AL. The musical is also currently touring UK and Spain. Les Miserables will arrive on the PBS television for a concert on March 6th. The Les Miserables PBS concert features teenage singer and actor Nick Jonas in the character of young student Marius. The other cast of the musical includes Alfie Boe (Jean Valjean), Norm Lewis (Javert), Matt Lucas (Thenardier), Lea Salonga (Fantine), Jenny Galloway (Madame Thenardier), Camilla Kerslake (Cosette), Ramin Karimloo (Enjolras), and Samantha Barks (Eponine). The glorious and legendary Les Miserables musical has toured 42 countries and has been witnessed by more than 56 million people across the world in 21 languages. It has won many awards including Tony Awards, John Kraaijkamp Musical Awards (Netherlands) and the 2010 London LifeStyle Award for London Theatre Show of the Year. Buy cheap Les Miserables tickets from broadwayticketsale and enjoy all the shows live with your family and friends.
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    West Side Story Musical

    West Side Story is undoubtedly the oldest Broadway musical that hit the theater in 1957 and immediately captured the attention of audience especially the youth. West Side Story is popular due to the presence of social elements particularly related to the youngsters. The musical also has successive London as well as other international productions that earned him many notable awards. The story of the musical is extracted from the William Shakespeare's smash hit novel Romeo and Juliet that expresses the true love of two teenagers that ends tragically. The West Side Story musical tells the story of two teenage street rival gangs, The Jets and The Sharks , who continuously fights to get control of the neighborhood. The bad boy Riff is the leader of Jets and the spoiled kid Bernardo heads the Sharks. The teenage love characters of the musical are Tony, a member of Jets and Maria, sister of Sharks’ leader Bernardo. The two love birds fall in love at a dance party and Tony gets killed by Chino, a member of Sharks and Marias silent lover. The most famous scene of the play and the musical is the balcony scene in which Tony searches for Maria immediately seeing her at the dance party and finds her at the balcony expressing her love for him. The 2010 Laurence Olivier and 2009 Tony Awards winning musical is currently running at the Hobby Center, Houston, TX where it will run through Sunday, January 23. The Broadway production of West Side Story musical performed at The Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA from January 25-January31 before it head to Florida State for performances in cities including Orlando, Fort Myers, Tampa and West Palm Beach from February 1 to March 13, 2011. The Broadway production of the musical that has gone through several revivals will be touring across the county for performances at cities including New Orleans, San Antonio, Austin, Kansas City, Baltimore, Providence, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Hartford, Rochester, Buffalo, Boston, Minneapolis, Greenville and Costa Mesa and it will run through September 18, 2011. The West Side Story musical inspired the William Shakespeare's novel is now presented in a more modern way then its original 1950’s New York context. The new version of the musical has now some lyrics different from the original songs and to maintain the original theme, some of the songs like "I Feel Pretty" and "Tonight," are now sung in Spanish. However the overall unbeatable music score by the original compose Leonard Bernstein has been retained. Buy cheap West Side Story tickets and enjoy all the shows live in theater with you family or friends.
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    La Traviata

    La Traviata is an opera adopted from a novel written by Alexandre Dumas, fils and published in 1848. La Traviata was first presented by its Spanish producer Giuseppe Verdi in Venice before arriving Her Majesty's Theatre in London in 1856 and in the same year La Traviata debuted in the New York City. La Traviata since its first American shows has been the most played Opera and it was also put at the third spot of the 20 most played operas in North America. La Traviata is a love story presented in three acts that tell how love can change the lives of lovers forever. The first act of the La Traviata opera is about the female lead character, the courtesan Violetta Valéry who meets a stranger Alfredo Germont at her lavish party who claims to be in love with her. First she rejects her love but still mourns in heart if a female of her reputation could have a man like Alfredo in her life. The second act of the opera shows that true love of Alfredo managed to win Violetta over her lover Baron and they are living happily near a country house in Paris. Here comes the twist and in the absence of Alfredo, his father request Violetta to leave her son as her past is a threat to Alfredo’s sister engagement. She first refuses but then for the good sake of the family leaves the house of Alfredo, now her husband. Alfredo when finds the farewell letter from her wife thing she betrayed her for her ex-lover Baron and decides to confronts her and finds her at a party and observes Baron is also in the party. aThe last act of the La Traviata shows Violetta is about to die due to a severe illness and her father-in-law writes him the letter for forgives and that he told Alfredo about her sacrifice. Finally Alfredo enters the room and couple sings their last due and Violetta dies in the arms of her lover husband. La Traviata opera due to her heart touching story is extremely popular among audience of every age and now this love story is being presented at the Metropolitan Opera. The Met production of La Traviata debuted on New Year Eve with some changes like prostitutes in the show are dressed in red and everyone else in black tuxedos, while the entire set is built up in white color. Dallas opera has also announced La Traviata on its operas list for 2011-12 season, where Greek soprano Myrtò Papatanasiu will appear in her first American role for the title character Violetta opposite James Valenti as Alfredo. Buy cheap La Traviata tickets from broadwayticketsale and enjoy all the shows live in theater with your family and friends.
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    Hair Musical

    Hair Musical debuted in 1960s when the Vietnam War was in place and the hippie era was also taking new heights. The first tribal musical was the pioneer in musical history that discussed the sensitive topics like sexual revolution, drug abuse and several of its songs provoked anti-Vietnam War thoughts. The serious musical was also the first concept musical on Broadway that hit its theater in 1968 and at that time it met with controversy and got some mixed feedback. However just within two years of its Broadway running it became a huge financial success and it gave a new life to the hippie culture. The Hair musical production on Broadway was revived in 2007 under the direction of Diane Paulus and it was highly appraised and led the rock musical to win Tony Award, Drama League and Outer Critics Circle award for the best revival of a musical. The 2007 revival of the show includes new cast members and many fresh faces. Hair Musical has been touring is on its US tour and currently playing at the Pantages Theatre of Los Angeles where it will run through January 23, 2011. The Hair musical Grammy Award winning musical score includes hit numbers like "Let the Sun Shine In," "Aquarius," "Hair" and "Good Morning Starshine. The main theme of the show is a group of hippie kids forming themselves as a tribe in New York claiming their freedom from rules and their wish for peace. This was the youth movement in 1960s and 1970’s that changed the world. The Broadway cast of the Hair musical when on stage not only shows the powerful performances but they also involve the audience by interacting with them. During their Pantages Theatre show audience members were invited on stage to sing and dance at the last song “Let the Sunshine In” while during the title song cast members played with the hair of the audience and they also presented them flowers to show their belief in Flower Power.’ Lea Michele and her costar Chris Colfer from the famous TV show Glee were also spotted leaving the Pantages Theatre after they saw the Hair musical. The Broadway Production of the musical HAIR: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical that won TONY Award in 2009 is currently on its Hair National Tour since October 2010 and will run through June 2011 for shows at venue including Costa Mesa, Pittsburgh, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Chicago, Boston, Hershey, Hartford, Tampa and Miami among others. Buy cheap Hair musical tickets from broadwayticketsale and enjoy all the shows live with your family and friends.
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    Beauty and the Beast musical

    Beauty and the Beast musical, a Broadway production that hit the theater in 1994 and closed in 2007 after 5,464 performances was the seventh longest running Broadway production and interestingly it remains at the 7th spot even after the original production has been closed. The hit musical is based on a 1991 film of the same name by Disney that is also based on a traditional fairy tale of the same name. Though the Beauty and the Beast’s original musical production has been closed 3 years back but professional and amateur companies perform the musical under the licensing of the Disney. The musical production that centers on the importance love in human life is the first choice for musical productions by high schools. Beauty and the Beast musical tell the story of Beauty and the Beast where beauty refers to Women and beast refers to men who prefer beauty over love. The story of the musical revolves around a beautiful lady Belle who voluntarily accepts to live in the custody of a Beast in his lavish castle in place of her merchant father. Beast, once a human being and a prince was turned into a beast by a fairy and only a true love can bring him back into the normal human being. The story moves forward and the Belle falls in love with the beast that returns him back into a human being and they live happily ever after. Beauty and the Beast is a musical play for the whole family and in known for its costumes and soul deep songs. The award winning Beauty and the Beast is performed in United States through various theaters and by the local youth talent. The super hit musical will hit the Spotlight Youth Theatre, Glendale, CA on January 21 and will run through February 13, 2011. The creative team of the original Beauty and the Beast production on Broadway is reuniting for the musical show at the Fox Theatre from January 12 through January 16. Director Rob Roth, costume designer Ann Hould-Ward, scenic designer Stan Meyer and writer of both the Disney screenplay and the Broadway stage script Linda Woolverton are from the original creative team that will debut at the Fox Theater today giving the junior team a chance to learn what made the original Beauty and the Beast musical so popular among audience. Through Disney has quit presenting the Beauty and the Beast musical but it did not forget it and Disney Studios will release the Beast and Beauty in Blu-ray 3D in 2011 along with other musical like "The Lion King". Buy cheap Beauty and the Beast tickets to enjoy the shows live with your family and friends.
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    Les Miserables Musical Tour

    In 2010, when everyone was moaning on the financial crisis there were some theater productions that maintained their success identities. Les Miserables is one of the only musical productions that completed its 25 years of successful running last year and performed its live silver jubilee concert on October 3, 2010 at the O2 Arena, London. A DVD of the 25th anniversary concert will be released by blue-ray on Feb 22, 2011. The longest running Broadway production features the international stars including Alfie Boe as Jean Valjean, Nick Jonas as Marius, Norm Lewis as Javert, Matt Lucas as Thénardier, Lea Salonga as Fantine, Jenny Galloway as Madame Thénardier and Katie Hall as Cosette as a part of its 25th anniversary concert cast. Les Mis, a production by Cameron Mackintosh and based on a novel by Alain Boublil became the first ever show in the Broadway history in 2010 that was having three original productions in the same city i.e. London. This is not something that comes handy; the fact is that it has a long history of hard work and creativity behind the curtains. The eighth times Tony Awards winning musical production has been experienced by over 60 people across the world. The officials of the Les Miserables production surprised its audience on its Silver Jubilee by giving it a complete new makeover. The US fans at the Academy of Music, Philadelphia were the first in US to see the changes on Wednesday and the reviews are very positive. There is no change in the original story, in characters or in the evergreen score but changes are in the set design as well as some background visual digital paintings and drawings are also added. January is a busy month for Les Miserables production as they have a lot performances lined up in many cities of the United States. The hit musical is currently running in Philly where it will run through January 15. Les Miserables will arrive at The Brindley Theatre on Tuesday, January 18 and will run through Saturday, January 22. The Brindley Theatre shows also feature Olivia Archbold, the 15 year old Britain’s Got Talent fame. Les Mis’s 25th anniversary tour will run through September 25, 2011 including cities Fort Lauderdale, Chicago, Baltimore, Detroit, Cleveland, Omaha and Nashville among others. Les Miserables will arrive in Japan at the Teikoku Theater on April 12 and will run through June 12, 2011; the Les Mis Japanese concerts also feature the famous nine year old child actor-cum-singer Seishiro Kato to play the role of Gavroche who faces death on a barricade while helping revolutionaries. Buy cheap Les Miserables tickets from broadwayticketsale and enjoy all the shows live with your family and friends.
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    South Pacific Musical

    South Pacific Musical remains the greatest Broadway show since its debut in 1949 and it is a passport to enter a world where you observe the critical issues like racism, love between two couples during World War II. The most award winning musical hit the Broadway at a time when there was rarely any musical about the serious social drama and since then it has won almost all the major awards including becoming the only musical that won all 4 Tony Awards in the acting category. South Pacific Musical runs two original productions; Original Broadway and original London Productions. South Pacific Musical is currently on its national tour from December 14, 2010 and will run through April 10, 2011. Be a part of the musical that has gone through various adoptions and revivals is the dream of every artist who has the acting skills and dare to act on stage in front of thousands of live audience. South Pacific is on its touring schedule and the preparations of different theaters to make these performances lively are also in full swing. The Magic Circle Players Community Theatre that will host its May South Pacific Production has announced the dates of auditions for the shows. The auditions for one female, 40s-60s, men of all ages, females, 20s-40s, and two children, 8-12 years old will be held on Sunday, January 23, 2011 at 6 pm, and Monday, January 24, 2011 at 7 pm. The participants must bring a CD or accompanist of their prepared song with music. The Magic Circle Players Community Theatre will be having weekend performances from May 13-June 5 with three Sunday matinees. The Way off Broadway Theater in Frederick, Maryland will also hold its South Pacific Musical auditions on Monday, January 24, 2011 at 6:30 pm. The candidates are advised to bring a headshot and resume, as well as 16 bars of prepared music. The Way off Broadway will run South Pacific shows on Fridays and Saturdays from April 1 through June 5, while performances on the first, third and fifth Sunday as well. South Pacific Musical has around 2000 performances, several international hit songs and various awards on its credit list. The legendary musical is currently running at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC where it will run through January 16. The productions will run in other cities including Fort Myers, FL, Newark, NJ, and Cleveland, OH through February 13, 2011. The musical production will warp up its tour in Canada at Toronto, ON and in Canada through February 15 - April 10, 2011. Buy cheap South Pacific tickets to enjoy all the shows live with your family and friends.
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    The Magic Flute

    The Magic Flute, a dramatic opera by Mozart is not only the oldest opera that even today is as popular as it was more than three centuries back at the time of its debut in 1791. The Opera is originally based on a German libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder. Once you hold your seats and curtain lifts up, the Magic Flute takes you to a new world of fantasy where a series of supernatural events happen and you wonder how creative Mozart was when he composed this critically acclaimed Opera. In order to get these answers we have to go into the past of the Magical Flute’s legendary creator. According to the history, Mozart had extraordinary childhood inclination towards music that made his father to instruct him when he showed immense interest in his sister’s harpsichord lessons. At the very early age of his childhood he started composing short stories and a few years later the new young boy got skills in violin playing. Over the time he transformed into a matured stories composer and finally composed the biggest story of his life, The Magic Flute, in the last year of his life in 1791 that set the standards for the future opera composers not only in German but also internationally. The Magic Flute is assumed to be aimed towards two types of audiences; the Viennese members of the Schikaneder Theater and Freemasons members who had both Mozart and Schikaneder on its membership list. The Magical Flute is the eight most frequently played opera in North America and its one of the favorite holiday season Opera. The Opera Theatre of Weston will be presenting the Magical Flute on Saturday, January 8, 2011 at Rutland’s Paramount Theatre at 3 pm and second and two more performances will be at the Weston Playhouse on Saturday, January 15 at 3 pm and on Sunday, January 16 at 2 pm. The three performances will be played by a group of professional singers from Sarasota Opera and Houston Opera. The once-act version of the Magical Flute is ready for matinees shows for the first time opera attendees at The Metropolitan Opera, NYC, with four more weekday matinees at 11 am through January 3 along with three evening performances through January 6, 2011. The Michigan Opera Theatre recently revealed that Magical Flute was the most favorite concert for the ending year and will return to the theater April 9, 2011 through April 17, 2011. An Arabic Version of the Mozart's The Magic Flute will be performed in January at the Library of Alexandria in Egypt. Buy cheap The Magic Flute tickets from broadwayticketsale to enjoy all Magical Flute Shows live with your family and friends!
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    Shrek The Musical

    Shrek and Fiona became the most popular animated characters and their on-screen couple and chemistry also got the incredible response soon after the Shrek series first movie was released in 2001. The musical adaption of the Academy Award winner animated movie was “Shrek the Musical” that also got the same reception when Broadway production hit the theater in 2008. The mesmerizing performances of the musical stars grab the hearts of audience when they see the live act of friendship between an ogre named Shrek and donkey, the love between the odd looking Shrek and princess Fiona even when she turns into an Ogress and the Dragon’s loyalty for his friends. Shrek the Musical after closing in January 2010 after 12 months of running is currently on its North American tour that opened in July 2010. Shrek the Musical is a fully entertainment show that was the most expensive Broadway production in 2008 and now it stands on number two with a production budget of around $60 million followed by $65 million spider-man musical production. The audience who come to attend the Shrek musical included both children and adults who love this romantic comedy based on the book of the same name by William Steig. Shrek is on the US tour and is playing in San Francisco at the Orpheum Theatre where the 2 hours 35 minutes show will run through January 2, 2011. Shrek production will be playing in all major cities of US next year including Tempe, Los Angeles, San Diego, New Orleans, Memphis, Atlanta, Kansas City, Tampa, Orlando, Pittsburgh and Buffalo among others. Shrek Musical brings for you the musical comedy that is hard to resist and that makes it popular outside American geographic as well. The outstanding outcast of Shrek will hit London at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane by May 2011 and the sale of Shrek tickets is already on with initial booking until 19 February 2012. Shrek’s UK musical production cast includes film, television and theatre star Nigel Lindsay as Shrek, BBC1's EastEnders Nigel Harman as Lord Farquaad, ITV1's Britain's Got Talent judge Amanda Holden as Princess Fiona famous actor and comedian Richard Blackwood as Donkey. Shrek the Musical is coming to Australia by 2012 as confirmed by Mr. Frost who owns the rights for the Austrian Shrek musical production that is being promised to the biggest ever show in Australia, but the producers still have to find the available theaters.
  15. Phil Stanton, Chris Wink, and Matt Goldman, three friends when created Blue Man Group in 1987 did not even imagine that their creative idea to present theatrical shows and concerts without any verbal communication from the performers will become a household name. Blue Man Group is known mainly for its heavy multimedia performances from a trio dressed in black with blue head covers that hide their faces and ears and who make audience enjoy every bit of their onstage movements even without uttering a single word. All three BMG founding friends now have taken administrative roles in the company. Blue Man Group currently runs its productions in different countries including United States, Germany, Japan, Norwegian Cruise Line and Austria. BMG will close its Austria production on January 2, 2011. The Grammy Award for Audio makes incredible use of musical instruments such as Strings, Drums and Pipes and tubes that help audience to enjoy an entirely new theatrical production. Blue Man Group will open its 2010/2011 to tour North America on December 22, 2010 from Philadelphia where it will run through January 2, 2011 the Merriam Theatre. Kalen Allmandinge, a performer with the Blue Man Group for over 10 years will lit up the Merriam Theatre stage and he is excited about to be a part of the first theatrical production to tour North America. Blue Man Group theatrical shows have been the most stylized shows produced in 2010 and BMG after 23 years of running will be proudly hitting all the major US cities including Wausau, Peoria, Newport News, Atlanta, Portland, Austin, Houston, Durham, Charlotte among others. BMG will arrive at the Warner Theatre, Washington, DC where it will run from March 23 through April 3, 2011 and sale for the shows is on. BMG’s another highly anticipated tour is of San Francisco at the Golden Gate Theater from May 24 through June 19, 2011. Blue Man Group will bring the wonder combination of comedy, music and technology to the Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre in Mississauga, ON from February 8 through February 10, 2011. Blue Man Group is a kind of show that is a perfect fit for an audience of every age; adults enjoy the meaningful backstage commentary and the silent performances while kids enjoy the visual multi-media, heavy lights and masked performers and it takes them an hour to get into their dresses and they use a grease paint on their hands that helps them look wet throughout their acts. Buy cheap Blue Man Group tickets to watch out your favorite shows live with your family and friend.