…Measure in Love

It’s two weeks until FOX’s “RENT: Live.” If that doesn’t have you clearing your calendar for January 27th, allow me to introduce you to this beloved, cultural movement. With music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson and a book that transports Puccini’s “La Bohème” to 1980’s New York, “Rent” brought some edge to Broadway. It also…

…bundle up

As much of the country is being (or soon to be) buried in snow (shout out to the St. Louis Snowmageddon), I’m officially dubbing it a snow day — i.e. the perfect day to hunker down inside while the white flakes do their thing. Of course, there’s a case to be made for venturing out into…

…Tell the Story of Tonight

Tonight the Peggy Tour of, “Hamilton,” opens on the 262nd birthday of the musical’s namesake and inspiration. To put it another way, this runaway hit is about to drop “in the middle of a forgotten spot in the Caribbean.” Although, for the next two weeks (at least) Puerto Rico is very much not forgotten. For…

…Finish Strong

It’s getting to that time of year where people are ready for it to be over. We personify the year, blaming an arbitrary number assigned to another revolution around the sun.

…Show Some Love

It’s Love Theatre Day, a day whose purpose is pretty self-explanatory. Odds are, if you’re celebrating it, you probably already love the theater (or theatre if you’re outside the U.S.). So, I’m going to direct my attention to those of you who have yet to find your love for the theater. You probably know some…