Bonjour, my darlings! It’s Lil! Is it true? Am I actually back here with you? I have been off doing an assortment of activities, but none of the activities that I’ve been doing (glibly) truly justify my long absence; this I realize. We have to leave that behind us in the spirit of the Holidays, a season that has prompted several notable musical theatre productions, … Continue reading Gallivanting Wherever: Pippin, Me, and Alligator Heels
Hello, my dear friends! I am so sorry I haven’t been writing. School has been a bit crazy and I’ve been a bit stressed, but I missed weirdo blog! Today I want to discuss something quite Vital and Important. Let me set it up: You hear two bars of its opening song and burst into tears. You stay awake all night penning what you feel … Continue reading The Stages of Becoming Obsessed With A Musical
“I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.” -Oscar Wilde Bonjour my dear friends! Have you ever noticed that certain people have certain ways of saying the same thing? Those with theatrical tendencies have especially unique ways of speaking; as a first class theatre geek, I have had the chance to observe much theatrical brogue, and … Continue reading The Theatre Geek’s Theatrical Dictionary
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 lack of funding and I feel like I’ve lost twenty … Continue reading The Theatre Geek Condition: Are Theatre Geeks Born or Made?
“All the world’s a stage, [just saying]…” -William Shakespeare I’m here, my friends, I’m alive! I feel very angry with myself that I have not been posting on time the past two weeks and I apologize and will deter all further lateness to the best of my abilities. Whelp, it is true that I’ve been very busy preparing for my trip to- *freaks out and … Continue reading The Theatre Geek Condition: Preparing To Take The Greatest City in The World By Storm
“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 through Tony losses and Tony parties, been by my side … Continue reading Art of the Hustle: A Theatre Geek Gets Down and Dirty(ish)
Hi my dears, Listen, today your old pal Lillian is kind of tired because she stays awake too late every night reading depressing Young Adult fiction. Aka: “The Fault in our Stars” which she started on Tuesday night and finished at 2:28am the next morning. When she finished she couldn’t get out of bed to get a glass of water because she thought Agustus Waters* … Continue reading When Your Alter-Ego Comes to Visit
July 9th. A day that looms in the distance, chilling Hamilton addicts to the bone at the very mention of it. “My mother’s birthday is July 9th, wann-“ A girl with a Hamilton t-shirt falls to the ground in a dead faint*. “It’s really funny, yo, July 9th-“ A young boy with ear buds gasps and then topples to the earth. When the police turn … Continue reading July Ninth