Falsettos opened this month at the Ahmanson to a packed theater. Sitting in the mezzanine on opening night I observed my fellow audience members as they arrived. It’s what one does, the watching. It’s protocol. The vast majority of the incoming audience was dressed up — an uncommon sight for theatre audiences in Los Angeles where “add a fedora and you’re set” is a common … Continue reading Falsettos Opens in Los Angeles to an Audience of Teenagers and It’s Awesome
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead stuns in a dynamic new production at A Noise Within. Continue reading Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead at A Noise Within
Hello my friends! I hope you are all doing well and being theatrical and stunning aka being yourselves! I missed you every moment that I was away from you, but thank the theatre muses, here I am. I have returned. The past several weeks have been terrifyingly busy. Who decides to take six college classes while they’re still in high school and do two plays … Continue reading More Theatrical Musings
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
“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?
“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
“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