…hope for the best

Now that the confetti (or a tragic lack of confetti, rather) has settled, the excitement eased, and we’re all returning to normal, I wanted to take a moment to address the Tony “drama.” No, I’m not talking about the “diva throw-down” featuring Audra McDonald and Laura Linney. …or this year’s winner for Best New Play….

…make up your own story

Today we enter new territory, crusaders — Best Revival of a Musical. I know there are plenty of people out there who don’t like the “old-school” musicals and I understand their perspective. There are certainly dated aspects in many “classic” shows that need to be handled with care (and aren’t always). But leaving these shows…

…know what’s gonna happen

I’m just going to come clean. I’ve never seen the movie. I know. I’m sorry. I’ve seen clips. I’ve heard Dustin Hoffman is great in it, but I have never seen “Tootsie,” except on stage. With it’s Broadway makeover, “Tootsie” has transformed Broadway’s favorite kind of show, a show about Broadway. Yes, this time around…

…love thy neighbor

Today’s best new musical nominee is “The Prom,” a show too fun and optimistic (not to mention history-making) to ignore and all the #MondayMotivation you’ll ever need. The premise of “The Prom” is simple enough, a group of Broadway actors whose show has just flopped is looking for a cause to repair their images. Enter,…

…look around

Just because it’s June and Pride Month (and the meteorological start of summer) today I’m keeping things colorful. This month is all about equality and celebrating what we have in common and what makes us different (because they both matter).

…put some ice on it

Today I’m talking superstition and giving it the respect it deserves. Put another way, I’d like to talk about why I haven’t watched any of the Blues playoff games (sort of).