Movies are big business around the world because people love to be entertained. While movies are great fun, you should not ignore the other forms of entertainment that are available. One way to spend an entertaining evening is to go see a live stage show and check out the hard work and talent that goes into pulling off something that literally happens right in front of your eyes. There are a lot of good reasons to go see a live production and you should consider getting some tickets for a live show in your area soon!
The Audience Interaction Matters
When you go to see a movie, the audience laughs and cries along with the action, but those responses have no effect on the performance. But with a live stage production, the audience becomes part of the performance and the actors do respond to audience feedback. Roaring laughter can cause the production to stop and acknowledge the audience, while the applause at the end of the performance gives the actors a feeling of a job well done.
A Live Performance Has A Different Energy
Most live performances are accompanied by live music and amazing special effects. It is one thing to see special effects performed in a movie, but it is a very different experience to see it live. A live performance has a different feel to it than a movie and it is something that every person should experience at least once.
Watch Your Favorite Actors Live On Stage
It is always exciting to see your favorite performers in a live situation and that is especially true when your favorite movie stars get involved in live productions. Many actors enjoy doing live theater as much as making movies and that gives you the chance to see your favorite movie star performing in a way that would be completely opposite to what you are used to. You will see your favorite stars in a whole new light when you see them performing live on stage.
A Live Performance Can Be Unpredictable
Something magical can happen in a live performance when an actor forgets a line or a piece of the the set starts to malfunction. When actors are put in a position where they have to work through mistakes, it can lead to some interesting performances. With a movie, everything is edited and produced to the point of perfection. But with a stage production, errors can happen and those errors can often help to make the performance memorable.
Watch Innovation At Its Finest
Stage productions are perfectly-timed performances that utilize a variety of sets to help tell a story. Each production has its challenges and it can be fun to see how those challenges are overcome with clever innovations. When everything happens right in front of the audience’s eyes, the level of ingenuity required to create convincing special effects can be astounding.
Resources such as the Marc Shmuger slideshare presentation regarding “Because of Winn-Dixie” can help you to understand the passion and energy that goes into creating a live stage production. The next time you see an advertisement for a live production in your area, take the time to check it out and see what you have been missing.