Watching Brand-New Musicals With Stephen Schwartz!

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!

Theatre Geek Chic: The Broadway Princess Edition👸

This season on Broadway we’ve had an especially diverse array of stories.  As Tina Fey put it, as she presented the Best Leading Actor award on the Tonys, “[we’ve had] straight men playing gay, gay men playing straight, anxiety disorders, existential crisis, accordions, and fat suits”. I think that pretty much sums it up. But in thinking over things, I came across to a startling … Continue reading Theatre Geek Chic: The Broadway Princess Edition👸

The Reality of Writing a Musical: A Narrative

“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