Teatro Nacional de São Carlos (Opera house) in Lisbon, Portugal -- opened in 1793 by Queen Maria I to replace the Tejo Opera House (destroyed in the 1755 Lisbon earthquake). It was designed by architect José da Costa e Silva, with neoclassical and rococo features & inspired by inspired the Italian theatres the San Carlo of Naples and La Scala in Milan. It was named after Princess Charlotte of Spain, who arrived in 1790 to marry the future king, Prince John. [1st of two pins]
Sankai Juku (山海塾?) is an internationally known butoh dance troupe. Co-founded by Amagatsu Ushio in 1975, they are touring worldwide, performing and teaching. As of 2010, Sankai Juku had performed in 43 countries and visited more than 700 cities.
I've never done musical theater, but I really like plays and musicals. I remember I would go see my friend perform and wish I was up there too. I would definitely like to try this although it's out of my comfort zone.