Musicals

Jon Gardiner for PlayMakers Repertory Company

The musical Into the Woods begins like many classic fairy tales with the line “Once Upon A Time…” 

Raleigh Little Theatre

In popular culture, the term cakewalk means anything that is effortless and easy.

The von Trapps in front of mountain backdrop
Courtesy of the North Carolina Symphony

Sofia, Melanie, Amanda and August von Trapp are the grandchildren of Werner von Trapp. He was portrayed as Kurt in the beloved film, "The Sound of Music." The young von Trapps learned to sing from their grandfather and have been touring together for 13 years. The foursome sang "Edelweiss" on The State of Things.

The Justice Theater Project

"Big Edie" and "Little Edie" Beale, a mother and daughter pair related to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, were once part of Hamptons high society. 

Photo of Broadway comic Seth Rudetsky
Flickr

For many, the bright lights of Broadway connote a mystical place filled with ornate costumes and incredible talent.