Behind-the-scenes shots of glamorous European theatres

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Architecture on Friday 17 July 2015

Admit it. Every time you’ve gone to the theatre, you’ve wondered what’s behind those side curtains. You’ve wondered what the actors see when they exit the stage. It’s all glitz and glamour to the audience, but to everybody else, the stage is just the beginning on an enormous production of a play, musical or concert.

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Cosplayers vs traditional theatre actors

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Friday 14 December 2012

For their Soul-Stealer project, Chinese artists Zeng Han and Yang Changhong delved into the two worlds of role-playing, both traditional (landplay in Guizhou and Mulian opera) and contemporary (cosplayers dressing up as anime, manga and World of Warcraft characters), then shot portraits of the players in them.

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Now you can go to the cinema and soak in a hot tub

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Friday 28 September 2012

It was just days ago that we found out about ninjas shushing people in cinemas, and now we’ve just learnt that another cinema — also in London — comes with the rather fancy trapping of a hot tub. Hot Tub Cinema apparently started modestly with private screenings seven years ago, but now commands sell-out showings […]

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Batcave-inspired home theatre

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Design on Thursday 9 August 2012

If you’re as rich as Bruce Wayne, this Batcave-inspired home theatre would be perfect in your home. Elite Home Theatre Seating designed this theatre with comfortable seats, movie screen, secret exits and elevators. Sliding wall panels also reveal Batman’s weapons, equipment, and vehicle. Now you can enjoy the Batman Trilogy in the comfort of your very own Batcave.

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The Ogunquit Playhouse: Maine’s cozy and classic theatre

Ken Gidge Reader Find

By Ken Gidge in Cool Travel on Saturday 10 March 2012

The Ogunquit Playhouse, little known outside of Maine, has been performing musicals for over 50 years. Every summer, this cozy venue presents the likes of Spam-a-Lot (watch below), My Fair Lady, Shout, Singing in the Rain (watch above), and other classics. It actually rained on stage for Singing in the Rain. It’s the standards, but who’s complaining for the price of these seats. It’s a real treasure.

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Circo Da Madrugada and Tombés du Ciel

Andres Colmenares Reader Find

By Andres Colmenares in New Events on Monday 21 April 2008

Picture this: a crowded bullfight ring in downtown Bogota, under the moonlight of the brightest full moon of the year, surrounded by gigantic, colorful buildings.

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