“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
Hi my darlings! Something tremendous happened last week. It was incredibly exciting. It was fabulously fabulous. It was humongously theatrical. It involved Lin-Manuel Miranda. Also, I know Lin has been seemingly overtaking this blog, but next week will be different, I swear. I won’t even mention his name, probably, most likely. Just bear with me for one more week. As many of you know … Continue reading Stalking Lin-Manuel Miranda
Bonjour, my theatre loving friends! I, Broadway Lil, have some of the excitingest of exciting news to share with you tonight. Firstly, can we all just breath a big sigh of relief that Lin-Manuel Miranda has returned to Twitter? Thank you. Phew, we almost didn’t make it through, but here we are. Secondly, guess where I’m going tonight?! A discussion of the writing of Hamilton … Continue reading Meeting Lin-Manuel Miranda?!
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 world? Why, gosh? Truly tragical. ANyway, there is something quite … Continue reading Writing Tips From The Theatrically Inclined
“Writers are given one great story to tell: their story.” -Larry Kramer Bonjour! I have in fact returned to this blog, despite many signs indicating otherwise. I am going to make an excuse today for not writing sooner and that excuse is that I’m currently in the midst of putting together an incredibly fabulous project which, for now, I’m going to be cooly mysterious about … Continue reading Telling Our Stories: When Musical Theatre Isn’t So Glittery
The internet is a perfect place for those of us with theatrical inclinations. Continue reading A Theatre Geek On The Internet
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 the Broadway Season, have come and gone, and so the … Continue reading 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 lack of funding and I feel like I’ve lost twenty … Continue reading The Theatre Geek Condition: Are Theatre Geeks Born or Made?
This season on Broadway we’ve had an especially diverse array of stories. As Tina Fey put it, as she presented the Best Leading Actor award on the Tonys, “[we’ve had] straight men playing gay, gay men playing straight, anxiety disorders, existential crisis, accordions, and fat suits”. I think that pretty much sums it up. But in thinking over things, I came across to a startling … Continue reading Theatre Geek Chic: The Broadway Princess Edition👸