Das Rheingold’s Premiere

The first performance of Das Rheingold was on 22nd September 1869 – exactly 150 years ago – at the National Theatre in Munich. All was not well in the run up to the first performance. Wagner’s primary financial supporter, King Ludwig II of Bavaria, was keen for a performance of …

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Marvel Mythology

The integration of mythological characters in dramatic present day settings has in part led to the incredible success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe over the last ten years. Thor and Loki in particular are significantly influential in Marvel storylines as they have been from the early days of the Marvel …

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