Bonjour, mes chéris! Here I am again, sitting in the college library, willing my Pulitzer-worthy prose to come to me. While I wait, I might as well tell you what’s poppin’. As a side note, “what’s poppin’” is slang for “what is currently happening?”, and NOT a thing people say when they want you to explain the entire plot of Mary Poppins and … Continue reading Theatrical Musings
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?!
evIt started out a day like any other. Except it didn’t, not really. Something was hanging in the air around me as I woke up groggily, wishing I hadn’t watched so many episodes of The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt the night before. And then I remembered and jumped out of bed to recklessly throw turtlenecks and jackets and notebooks together as fast as I could, and … Continue reading New York, New York Day Four: The Quest For Caricatures
“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
“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)
Thank gosh I finally got that weird Lillian girl out. What was she even doing here? She was fr-eaking me out. Who even is she? Never even heard of her before. Now I am going to tell you all a very interesting story. Ahem. Lady Lil of Broadway once got a very tempting offer. It wasn’t her hand in marriage, though of course her royal estate was teaming with suitors at all times, … Continue reading Betraying Lin: The Decision