…live the life you like

As the most-watched, musical theater miniseries of the season, “Fosse/Verdon” comes to a close this evening, I wanted to take a moment to revisit the absolute joy that this journey has been. If nothing else (and there is plenty else) we have been gifted with enough new theater GIFs to last us until the next…

…lean in

I don’t know about you, but I for one am tired of hearing from the sour “Game of Thrones” fans. To paraphrase the cinematic classic, “Ratatouille,” people tend to “thrive on negative criticism, it’s fun to write and read.” But what does it say about us, as people? So, this What to Watch Wednesday, I’d like…

…Come to Play

“Sometimes the best way to baffle them is to make moves that have no purpose or even seem to work against you. Remember that…when you come to play the game.” Petyr Baelish, “A Storm of Swords” The time has come at last to name a victor of the “Game of Thrones.” There are plenty of opinions…

…Still Surprise You

‘Hobbits really are amazing creatures…You can learn all that there is to know about their ways in a month, and yet after a hundred years they can still surprise you at a pinch.” Gandalf, “The Fellowship of the Ring” Take a moment and think of your favorite fantasy novel or novels. Now think about what…

…Make a Move

As we slowly inch our way towards the conclusion of “Game of Thrones” (it should be Friday by now, right?) our time for completely overanalyzing the series grows short. So, sorry not sorry, to anyone who is suffering from GoT burnout, this is happening. While the literal Iron Throne is buried under the rubble of…

…spend a little time

As you may have heard, a little show on FX made its debut yesterday. And one episode in, “Fosse/Verdon” is the stuff of theater lovers’ dreams. “Sweet Charity” and “Cabaret” and Sondheim, oh my. The musical theater history (and present) name dropping that happened in the first ten minutes was out of this world… Needless…