Theatre Superstitions

I’ve never been one for caring about superstitions, things such as not walking under ladders and so forth, but there are a number of them in the theatre, and some peculiar ones to Germany. Most people are aware of the superstitions about not wishing a performer ‘good luck’, and so say things like ‘break a leg’, although I’ve heard that this term actually refers to […]

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Ich ? Beethoven

We just got back from a concert given by the Nürnberg Philharmoniker of Beethoven: Concerto for Violin & Orchestra in D Major op. 61 Symphony No. 3 in Eb Major op. 55 “Eroica” It was great. I’ve not heard the 3rd live before, nor was I familiar with the Concerto. The violinist was quite young, but incredible. His double-stopping was brilliant. The best thing was […]

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Show business is booming – Arts – Entertainment – theage.com.au

Show business is booming – Arts – Entertainment – theage.com.au

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The history of the house

While looking for something else on the Staatstheater Nürnberg website I came across these interesting historical pictures (see the whole set here):

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Corbelli on how to play comedy

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