Salome: Nudity in Opera

    Salome: Nudity in Opera

    What if I tell you that once in opera, somebody dared to shock the market and rock everyone on their seats with their revolutionary approach on opera? I am referring to Richard Strauss and 2 of his operatic masterpieces changed the opera industry forever. And I will discuss one of them here – Richard Strauss’s “Salome”, one of his craziest

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    Marketing Your Play: Who is Your Audience?

    Marketing Your Play: Who is Your Audience?

    You may have read about certain productions that apart from sharing a story, they also have an audience in mind as they write the story. But of course, the moment you have written, edited and finally submitted your proposed story, once pre-production has begun, the audience would be put into consideration too. Here’s the issue though – do you have

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    La Traviata: Life After The Photoshoot

    La Traviata

    Fascinated with the popularity of Natalie Dessay, I then decided to check out if she has done the role of Violetta in La Traviata. And I eventually discovered that she did at the Metropolitan Opera. I mentioned that in a previous article. Then again, the challenge usually lay in making an interesting version of one of the most performed operas

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    Rock of Ages: Why Karaoke Musicals?

    Rock of Ages

    It was only in recent years that got me stumbling across the term “karaoke musical” online. Perhaps because some musicals have decided to use popular music to fit into their scripts. It cannot be helped anyway with the success that Glee had, formats like this are expected to flourish. Do I sound like someone that has given up on some

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