Bonjour mes amants de théâtre chérie! In other words, hello, my darling theatre lovers! I’m back. And wishing I spoke better French. The issue isn’t my underuse of the language, it’s my overuse of Google Translate. But no one can ever say I wasn’t fully committed. What I’ve learned, through my adamant perusal of theatricality is that half the battle is being committed. Will this … Continue reading A Very Dramatical Christmas🎭
Hello, my friends! I’m sorry I didn’t post yesterday, I was unfortunately in the clutches of a nasty stomach bug, and was pretty much entirely incapacitated. Thankfully, I am back and in the words of Elle Woods in Legally Blonde The Musical, so much better than before! This week I was thinking about siblings, specifically siblings from musicals. In my opinion, some of the sweetest, … Continue reading The Top 5 Greatest Siblings of Musical Theatre!
“Without a song or a dance what are we?” -Mama Mia Bonjour, my friends!! Autumn is almost over and the world is starting to pull out their sweater collections and curl up to watch the full Broadway recording of Newsies on Netflix. Honestly, though, I’ve got other things on my mind. The only season change that I actually care about has just begun. Glittery, colorful, … Continue reading The Top Broadway Shows of 2018 That You MUST Know About
George Bernard Shaw’s Mrs. Warren’s Profession, one of the most scandalous and controversial plays of its time, recently opened to a receptive audience at South Pasadena theater company A Noise Within in a spirited new production that brings Shaw’s work to the modern day, with a contemporary female twist, reminding us that more than a hundred years after the play’s first performance in 1902, women … Continue reading Mrs. Warren’s Profession at A Noise Within
“No one can ever say, ‘You can’t be in the theater anymore.’” -Hal Prince Hello, my friends! I haven’t been gallivanting around this blog the past week and I’m rather upset. The thing is, though, I’ve been working on something rawther theatrical, and I’m absolutely thrilled to finally let you, my theatrical friends know the news: I am directing a play. Da-da-DAH! Thank you for … Continue reading So You Want To Direct A Play?
“It was only in the theatre that I lived.” -Oscar Wilde Cheerio, my friends! Perhaps you’re wondering why I’m speaking with an English accent. Good question. Well. This past week, in a bit of a state of frenzy and panic, that was induced by something many refer to as “mid-terms”, I began thinking about somebody whom I absolutely adore: Oscar Wilde; specifically, Oscar Wilde and … Continue reading Oscar Wilde’s Everyday Tips For A Splendidly Theatrical Existence
“Say what you want to say And let the words fall out, honestly.” -Sara Bareilles Bonjour! Today I wanted to talk about something that’s been on my mind, but which I haven’t written about yet on this theatrical blog… Da, da, DAAA! The female writers of Broadway! As many of you know, I am A female and A writer of musical theatre who is gunning … Continue reading Female Writers Who Changed Broadway Forever
“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
“A bit of madness is key.” -La La Land Cheerio, my dear friends! I said I’d be back and I am! The past week has been rawther crazy. I had to go to college, write an essay, take a quiz, use a vending machine… I honestly don’t know how I’d still standing. But standing I am, and today, I thought I would tell you all … Continue reading Marian Seldes and Embracing the Fabulous: A Theatre Geek Discovers Some Life Truths
“One can never be overdressed or overeducated.” -Oscar Wilde Bonjour! I am so thrilled to be back amongst you, my fabulous friends! I have some rawther exciting news, and this news is the cause of my lack of an appearance on this blogosphere for a bit. The news is slightly frightening and somewhat exciting and about sixty three percent fabulous. Here goes. Ahem. I, … Continue reading Theatre Geek Chic: Back-to-School Fashion