“Welcome to StageAgent!” A few weeks ago, that was the subject of a very anticipated email. As the new editor for StageAgent, I couldn’t be more thrilled. I’m a performer and acting teacher living in Astoria, Queens, New York, a quick subway ride away from Times Square and Broadway! Originally from Los Angeles, I’ve been living here in New York for nine years. I’m excited to bring our readers new and exciting Show Guides and guest Blog posts, and to expand our song and monologue database to give you, the StageAgent user, more amazing tools to utilize as you pursue acting, singing, teaching, directing, and more!
Want to earn money educating performers about plays, musicals and operas? StageAgent has multiple openings for part-time content specialists to write original show guides about musicals, plays and operas. You should be an excellent writer with expert-level knowledge about Broadway musicals, straight plays and/or operas, including extensive industry and/or academic experience. This is a part-time, work-from-home position.
Even though we are currently in the middle of Autumn, it’s never to early to start planning for the big Spring or Summer musical! If you are working with a large group of performers, it can be a massive challenge finding the right show that provides cameos for everyone, is of the appropriate level of difficulty and entertains the audience.
To help with your search for the perfect big musical with a large cast, here are 10 great musicals that require large casts of talented performers:
Imagine a world without the dulcet songs from Into the Woods, Anything Goes, Phantom of the Opera, Wicked and Little Shop of Horrors. Undoubtedly, musical theater composers have changed Western culture for the better. Amongst musical theater composers, there are an elite few who have become world renowned. These are the composers who have written the musicals we … Continue reading Top 10 Musical Theater Composers→
Updated Aug 3, 2015 StageAgent members ‘fan’ their favorite shows over 1000 times per week. As a result, we get a good sense of what shows the theatre community really likes. I’ve personally been curious if the same shows that are popular in the San Francisco Bay Area are also popular in New York City … Continue reading Top 10 Most Popular Musicals→