…Lend a Helping Hand

Hey there, fellow crusaders, comrades, mis amigos, meine freunde, and my friends. Guess what, it’s International Day of Friendship! What would life be without friendship? It’s a rhetorical question, but I’ll answer it anyway.

…Lay a Strong Enough Foundation

As Pride Month comes to a close, I’m wishing all my LGBT sisters, brothers, nonbinary, and whatever else you identify as a wonderful final hurrah. I hope this month has made you feel even more loved and accepted, and I hope that feeling continues beyond today. Before I go any further, I just want to…

…Leave the Light On

As we come down off of our theater high after a week of Tony nominees, it seems like a good idea to slowly work our way back into the harsh light of the usual day-to-day. I thought I’d ease the transition with one of my favorite theater traditions/superstitions/necessities — the ghost light. For those not…

…feel the magic in the air

Today’s the day crusaders. The songs have been sung, the dances danced, the nominated musicals counted down and we are just hours away from the start of the 2019 Tony Awards … and game 6 of the Stanley Cup … Don’t worry, procedures have been put in place. In past years we’ve done a few…

…Try Again

“For a moment I forget just how dark and cold it gets.” Eurydice, “Hadestown” Just so there’s no confusion, this is not a review, this is a love letter. Anais Mitchell’s “Hadestown” has gone on quite the journey to get where it is today. It’s been a work in progress for over a decade. It’s…

…Give a Lift

Happy Valentine’s Day! To those of you who aren’t celebrating — Happy Thursday! Valentine’s Day has a reputation for being a divisive holiday. On one side you have those who just love to love, well, love. On the other side are the cynics. Personally, I think most of us fall somewhere in the middle. It’s…