…Land On Your Feet

Today I’m going to do something I never thought I’d do — defend “Cats” (sort of). Just to be clear, that’s “Cats” as in the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical based on “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats” by T.S. Eliot, not cats as in felines. The felines can defend themselves. The first trailer was let…

…Start from the Bottom

This is not a drill! I repeat this is not a drill! It’s Monday, but we’ve got this. I think… Before we do anything else, let’s take a deep breath (inhale…and exhale). Now grab that coffee/tea/smoothie with a side of determination and perseverance and get to it.

…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…

…Fight the Dragons

“So I fight the dragons and I storm the castles and I win a battle or two. Then comes the day it’s time, I’m packing up and I am bringing all my stories home to you.” Fight the Dragons, “Big Fish” Happy Father’s Day to all the super dads, super moms who are dads too,…

…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…

…Tempt Fate

It’s one week until the 2019 Tony Awards, and this year we’re counting down with a look at all of this year’s nominated musicals. First up is a show that offers a seemingly infinite jukebox of Motown hits from one of the most successful groups of all time.