A lot or a little?
The parents' guide to what's in this TV show.
What parents need to know
Parents need to know that The Big Stage is a family-friendly, non-competitive talent show featuring all sorts of acts, ranging from traditional dance routines to more unusual performances. Despite the occasional and very mild risqué comment offered by comedians (which will go over kids' heads), there's nothing to worry about here. However, viewers of all ages should be reminded to never try some of the more dangerous acts on their own.
What's the story?
THE BIG STAGE is a non-competitive talent show featuring incredible acts from around the world performing in front of a live audience. Hosted by Elizabeth Stanton and James Maslow, it showcases accomplished dancers, singers, and comedians, as well as some unusual (but amazing!) aerialists, laser beam benders, and freestyle dog routines. There are no judges, and there's no money or title to be won, but it offers lots of fun moments to be enjoyed.
Is it any good?
Act after act, this entertaining series is reminiscent of the old vaudeville shows of once upon a time. The performers, some of whom have won awards or received media attention, enjoy performing in front of an energetic crowd while receiving national exposure. Meanwhile, they're good enough to keep audiences entertained, despite the lack of drama created by celebrity judges and the promise of money and fame. Ultimately, The Big Stage is a lively series designed to focus on, and celebrate, the talent being featured.
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