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
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?
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
“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)
Hello, my dears! Well, I’m back and still not recovered from the premier of my musical. At all. In the least. Really, though, it’s kind of to be expected. When all your dreams come true and you’re suddenly kind of popular it’s hard to recover. Because of my musical I have been changed for the better, I really have. I love how I keep … Continue reading The History of a Theatre Geek or What Happens When You Drink Coffee
“Curtain up! Light the lights! We got nothing to hit but the heights!” -Stephen Sondheim, Gypsy Well, it happened. My musical happened. In the most splendiferous way, with the most fabulousness muster-able, it happened. I’m freaking out, people. For those who don’t know, I, Broadway Lil, wrote a musical. And on Sunday it came to fruition and played in a fantabulous theater and I, Broadway … Continue reading I Possibly Made A Hat: The Premier of The Musical That I Wrote
“A girl should be two things: Fabulous and Classy.” -Coco Chanel Hello, my dears! I have returned! As some of you know, theatre is my biggest love. But I also love, love fashion and clothing. I didn’t used to, actually. When I was younger I just wore this one jean skirt. It was a dark time but I was also just very young and misguided. … Continue reading A Theatre Geek Prepares for The Biggest Night of Her Life
“Whenever people agree with me I always feel I must be wrong. “ -Oscar Wilde Hello! You and I know each other pretty well by now. I’ve shared my theatrical life with you, screamed in a New York Valley Girl accent about Lin-Manuel Miranda, and been properly annoying the whole time. You’ve had my back through Tony losses and Tony parties, been by my side … Continue reading Art of the Hustle: A Theatre Geek Gets Down and Dirty(ish)