Rick Ferrari spent decades turning LA Talent on-camera commercial modeling agency into a worldwide powerhouse and is now head of the West Coast Commerical/Branding division of Hollywood talent agency, Buchwald. Rick has used his formidable ability connecting innovative ideas with great talent to create the colorful, spirited, and all-around irresistible Head Over Heels, sure to be one of the 2018/19 Broadway season’s hottest new … Continue reading We Got It! Producer Rick Ferrari on Creating Smash-Hit Broadway Musical Head Over Heels
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!
Bonjour, my theatrical friends! I know I’ve been AWOL and I’m very sorry and annoyed with myself, but let me make a blanket statement that will hopefully excuse my absence: The past two weeks have been snazzier than Joel Grey in eyeliner. I know. The fabulosity started on Monday the 5th, with the performance of a song from my original musical, Lavender Nicholson Is Not … Continue reading Performing From My New Musical!
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!
Dear Friends, I, Broadway Lil, love the Tony Awards. I’m sure you do too, theatre geek that you are! It is the night when all that I love is celebrated and lauded to the fullest, and it is also the time when people who might never see a Broadway show otherwise, are able to experience the fabulousness that is live theatre. If you are even … Continue reading Losing The Tony Awards: A Theatre Geek Recounts
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
“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)
“Excuse me, there’s no pretense here. I happen to be genuinely self-absorbed and deeply shallow!” ― Stephen Schwartz, Wicked Hi darling people! Do like that Stephen Schwartz quote? Isn’t he too amahzing for words? LA is so gorgeous and rainy today-it’s really kind of making my life, to be perfectly honest. The problem with living through a drought, though, is that by the time it does … Continue reading The Reality of Writing a Musical: A Narrative