A Night Out at the Theater: The Theatrical Sensations Currently Sweeping the Globe

Whether you grew up doing musical theater as a child, or whether you’ve come to the theatrical bug later in life, there’s something about a well-produced play or musical that the whole family can get behind. The average Broadway show costs between $10 and $16 million dollars to produce, so there’s a lot of incentive to make these shows accessible for all ages and demographics.

Whether you’re coming because of the title (many of the most popular shows today are based on movies) or the name of the leading star, these hit shows will suck you in, and leave you wanting more.


Lin-Manuel Miranda’s astronomically popular show Hamilton is a rap musical based on the lives of the U.S.’s founding fathers. At first glance, there’s no reason why this show is as popular as it is. It’s based on history, using a unique musical style, and its first production was full of up-and-coming actors with very little name recognition.

Since it first came to New York in 2015, it has remained the most sought-after ticket in the city. The production has won a Pulitzer Prize, Grammy Award, Drama Desk Award, and a remarkable 11 Tony Awards. Currently, there are productions on Broadway, Chicago, London’s West End, and touring around North America.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The Harry Potter story continues with the newest episode in the tale — Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, a play in two parts written by Jack Thorne, J.K. Rowling, and John Tiffany. The play follows an adult Harry Potter and his youngest son, Albus Severus Potter.

The original West End production opened in July 2016, and the original cast moved to reprise their roles in the Broadway production, which opened in 2018. There are currently plans to open a third official sit-down production of Cursed Child in Melbourne, Australia in 2019.

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Disney’s Theatrical Productions have seen great success in the past few years, and their newest production — Frozen — is no different. Plans for a Frozen musical started in 2014, mere months after the movie was released.

While the movie was definitely targeted for children, the subject matter of the musical was aged up significantly. The story focuses on the relationships between the sisters, as well as Elsa’s fear of her own powers, and doesn’t shy away from the tragedy of the sisters losing their parents at an early age.  Most of the songs written for the film are included in the musical, along with 13 other original songs written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez.



Picture Perfect Places to Say “I Do”

Your wedding day should be memorable, as it’s the day you’ve probably been thinking of for years. Getting married abroad is perhaps the best way to ensure that your wedding is perfect, free of the distractions that come with a local wedding. And afterward, the location you pick will hold a special place in your heart.

The Best Warm-Weather Destinations for a Winter Vacation in the United States

There are plenty of warm-weather destinations in the county – some that are popular with tourists and are routinely full, and others that are wildly underrated and don’t attract the same kind of attention. Whether you’re looking for a beach vacation, an outdoor adventure, or a city that’s known for its nightlife, there are plenty of options to choose from. Here are some of our favorite warm-weather destinations for a winter vacation within the United States.

Mini Guide to Iceland

Iceland is a Nordic island country located in the Arctic Circle. It has a population of nearly 350,000 citizens; however, roughly two-thirds of them live in Reykjavik, the capital, and its surroundings. The country is famous for its geothermal and volcanic activity, which throughout thousands of years created a somewhat otherworldly landscape. Travelers also flock to Iceland to see the incredible Northern Lights and learn about its Viking inhabitants, who settled there in 874 AD.