New York City is about to get a bloody new production of 'Julius Caesar.' The Wheelhouse Theater Company presents a new run of the Shakespeare classic this March under the direction of Jeff Wise. The show is being promoted as a mock presidential campaign with a slogan that mirrors Donald Trump’s “Make America Great Again.”
UPDATE: Earlier this week we reported that the Ali Fornery Center was attempting to raise funds in order to buy the infamous hate Church Atalh Worldwide Church in Harlem. The church lead by James David Manning is known for using their sign to spread hate aimed at the LGBT community. The church has been up for sale because of past tax debt among many other financial troubles. Now as Ali Forney is getting close to their goal, Manning is threatening to fight back.
It is hard not to love George Takei. The former 'Celebrity Apprentice' contestant, 'Howard Stern Show' announcer and oh yeah, Star Trek Sulu actor is one of the most charming celebrates around. Takei and his family spent time in a Japanese American internment during World War II, which inspired the hit Broadway musical Allegiance, which he also stars in. Now, Takei is giving you the chance to get up close and personal with him as you take dinner and show with him, his husband and a guest of choice. Takei has started an Omaze campaign to help support Inspire Change Broadway.
Pretty much everything that Donald Trump does these days is making headline. But here at Classicalite we are not so much concerned with what he says, but what he listens too. Turns out that Trump is a pretty big fan of Pavarotti performing Puccini's "Nessun Dorma", Adele's "Skyfall" theme, Elton John's hit "Rocket Man" and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s "Phantom of the Opera." These are four songs that are commonly played at Trump’s campaign rallies.
There are a lot of things that many people don’t know about Donald Trump. Like for example did you know that at all of his speeches he always leaves Box 5 open in order to appease Eric the Opera Ghost. It's true, even if there are now box seats, he has at least five of them built just to leave one open. He also plays music from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 'The Phantom of the Opera' at most of his events. That is right, Trump is a big fan of one of the longest running and most successful Broadway & West End shows ever.
As part of their new 'I Will What I Want' campaign geared towards female athletes, Baltimore's Under Armour has released a commercial featuring American Ballet Theater soloist Misty Copeland assigning a confident Y-E-S to the ongoing debate of whether or not ballet is, in fact, a sport.