There are different schools of thought regarding the timespan of the golden age, but most agree that it began in the mid-1910s and lasted until the late 1950s. Some credit D.W. Griffith’s 1915 ...
Who wouldn’t want to become Batman, have the hutzpah of Harley Quinn, or catch-em-all as Ash for a day? For pop-culture fans, cosplaying—dressing up as your favorite character—is a great way ...
From Rapunzel trapped up in her tower to legions of scream queens hitting high decibels, the damsel in distress trope is long rooted in sweet, helpless characters incapable of staying out of trouble.
In an especially crowded Broadway season, Adam Rapp, Justin Levine, and Jamestown Revival’s “The Outsiders” has caught fire. That’s due in large part to choreographers Jeff and Rick ...
Actors are often told to “find your light.” On a basic level, this means hitting a lighting designer’s cues—but there’s more to it than that. Great stage lighting “goes beyond simple ...
If you’ve ever been brought to tears of laughter by an improv show, you might wonder how performers craft such comedy on the spot. Let’s explore the mindset required to create a hilarious ...
Richter 10.2 Media is now seeking talent for a four-commercial series for Windstream Enterprise. Actors with strong improvisation, sketch comedy, and/or physical comedy skills, aged 27–60, are ...
Whether you’re fighting with your mom, your boyfriend, or that mean girl from high school (who’s still mean), arguments usually happen in the heat of passion or in the throes of anger.
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Super Bowl LVIII was a ratings hit for CBS, and the network scored another touchdown when “Tracker” debuted immediately afterward. In the three months since its premiere, Ben H. Winters ...
Picture this: You step into a theater and find yourself in a world where nothing quite makes sense. Characters might be spouting gibberish, and the situations are downright bizarre—yet somehow ...
The glitz and glam of Hollywood captures the attention of Americans starting from an early age. Beyond celebrities' Instagram Stories and red carpet poses, there are actors out there paying their ...