Bonjour, Darlinks! I hope you have all been doing fabulously this week! Darlinks, sometimes I say “darlinks” when I want to sound more fancy, but in reality I have strong Southern California accent, something that is the cause of much of my heartache in this life. Really, me of all the fabulous people in the … More Writing Tips From The Theatrically Inclined
Cheerio, my delightful and fascinating friends! I am so thrilled to be back amongst you. As many of you may know, it is currently summer. As some of you may also know, summer can be a difficult time for theatre geeks. For one, The Tonys, which are the epitome, aka the last big Hurrah of … More A Theatre Geek’s Guide To Surviving Summer (Tips and Tricks For The Theatrically Inclined)
Bonjour, mon cheris, bonjour and Happy 4th of July if you live in America! I have made it back to this blog of song, dance, overly loud voices, New York accents, and questionable fashion choices, my darling people! This past week has been very painful for me because my long-time choir was disbanded due to … More The Theatre Geek Condition: Are Theatre Geeks Born or Made?
“It’s amazing what this award fetches on Ebay” -Martin Short, The 1999 Tony Awards My friends, it’s that time of year again. The time of year where we have emotional breakdowns more that once a day, the time of year where we erratically block people on Twitter because of what they’ve written about our favorite … More A Theatre Geek’s Guide to Surviving The Tony Awards Season
“The world will never be the same”. -Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton Cheerio, my darlings! I hope you’re doing absolutely smashingly today. This past weekend was one of my very best because of one absolutely marvelous thing: The LA Times Festival of Books happened. The LA Times Festival of Books, something that occurs every year in Southern California, … More The Top 5 Reasons Hamilton Is Not Over: A Theatre Geeks Smashes The Haters
“Life is a cabaret, old chum, come to the cabaret!” -Cabaret Bonjour, mes cheris! I’m sure you’ve missed me while I’ve been gone. Well, I’ve missed you too and I’ve really been dying to tell you all something quite wonderful. Over the years I have striven for class and elegance. This you know. Sometimes I … More A Theatre Geek’s Guide to Class, Elegance, and Revenge
“All the woods are alive with the murmur and sound of spring” -Oscar Wilde Hello, my darling people of amazingness! In case you haven’t noticed, spring is most definitely in the air. I love springtime in California because it is not chilly outside anymore but the weather hasn’t reached that point where you … More It Might As Well Be Spring (‘Cause it is): Spring Greetings From Your Favorite Theatre Geek
“Whenever people agree with me I always feel I must be wrong. “ -Oscar Wilde Hello! You and I know each other pretty well by now. I’ve shared my theatrical life with you, screamed in a New York Valley Girl accent about Lin-Manuel Miranda, and been properly annoying the whole time. You’ve had my back … More Art of the Hustle: A Theatre Geek Gets Down and Dirty(ish)
“I was a personality before I became a person.” -Barbra Streisand Hello, hello, hello! I just thought of something. Did I ever take the time to tell you how theatrical you are? I know you probably get that a lot…I just thought I should remind you. Everyone else reading this thinks I’m talking about them, … More What is Your True Theatrical Calling?
“Excuse me, there’s no pretense here. I happen to be genuinely self-absorbed and deeply shallow!” ― Stephen Schwartz, Wicked Hi darling people! Do like that Stephen Schwartz quote? Isn’t he too amahzing for words? LA is so gorgeous and rainy today-it’s really kind of making my life, to be perfectly honest. The problem with living through … More The Reality of Writing a Musical: A Narrative