Bonjour, mes amis! Where the Sondheim have I been? That is a very good question. Much has occurred in the past weeks, not the least of which has been my return to college and the struggles that have resulted. I’m taking six classes, and directing a play and trying to workshop my musical, and- I feel as though I’m getting a handle on it, though. … Continue reading Watching Brand-New Musicals With Stephen Schwartz!
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
“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
Once again, I was speechless. There I stood outside the Imperial Theater in my Natasha Rostov inspired outfit, preparing to see Natasha, Pierre, and The Great Comet of 1812. The thing that most people don’t realize is that whatever the outfit you chose to wear to the theater may be, it will always influence, if not you directly, those around you. This is why I … Continue reading New York, New York Day Five: Russian Princesses and Josh Groban
“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 shows. It is, to put it bluntly, the Tony Awards … Continue reading 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, is an event filled with wacky authors, boba, many variations … Continue reading The Top 5 Reasons Hamilton Is Not Over: A Theatre Geeks Smashes The Haters
“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 collapse in the middle of the frozen section in Trader … Continue reading It Might As Well Be Spring (‘Cause it is): Spring Greetings From Your Favorite Theatre Geek
“And here’s to the fools who dream, crazy as they may seem.” –Mia, La La Land Hello, my friends! I have a question. Have you ever read something or watched something or even met someone and said to yourself, wow, those are my people, I’ve found my people, goshdarn, and then were you struck with a deep sense of glee and subesquently found the need … Continue reading Another Day Of Sun: My Quest For La La Land
“Don’t be shocked when your history book mentions me.” -Lin-Manuel Miranda Hello, my dears! I was recently living the dream, as is usually the case, and I realized something. After I realized the thing that I realized, I said to myself, “self you’ve never written anything solely on Lin-Manuel Miranda. And he is basically the only person any of us care about, if we’re being … Continue reading Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Top 11 Moments Thus Far (With Pictures)