It’s Friday the 13th! In keeping with the superstitious day we have a special blog post devoted to some of the common theatre superstitions. Please feel free to comment with any others. 1. Ghostly Light – There should always be a light burning in an empty theater to ward off ghosts. You might find this odd, … More 6 Unlucky Theatre Superstitions
Fans and critics of Tolkien’s works have observed several ambiguously Racist and race-based elements; these go further into stereotyping or symbolism of good versus evil in the Tolkien’s legendarium. As early as the first edition of the Lord of the Rings this topic was discussed, including by C.S. Lewis who wrote that people who dislike … More Race Issues in The Hobbit
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born in 1892 in Bloemfontein, South Africa, where his father was a bank manager. At the age of three, Ronald’s poor health led his mother to move with him and his brother, Hilary, back to England, where they settled in Sarehole, a county village on the outskirts of Birmingham. His … More J. R. R. Tolkien and Middle-earth
“He did something on the first day which I’ve never forgotten – and it’s all about status, and it’s something that every actor learns in drama school but no one ever applies, because it means being selfless – and Ian is a very selfless actor … When I walked in the door of Bag End, … More An amazing thing…
Q: Is It True There is Racism in The Lord of the Rings? ANSWER: Yes, it is true there is racism in The Lord of the Rings. However, many people who ask this question may really mean to ask, “Is The Lord of the Rings a racist work of fiction?” Although some people claim that … More Is It True There is Racism in The Lord of the Rings?
Callbacks will be Friday after school in the Black Box Theatre 3pm-6pm Click below for the Callback sides: Callback Sides