10 Theater Superstitions, Legends, and Curses

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Theater superstitions

We're a society that believes in superstitions. We wear certain items for luck, we cross our fingers when we want things to happen, we refuse to walk under ladders, and we think a broken mirror causes seven years of awful luck.

These beliefs carry over into the theater world, too. Like the alleged curse surrounding Macbeth, which prevents actors, audience members, and everyone else from uttering the production's name, here are 10 other theater superstitions.