…Create a Distraction

In case the title didn’t give it away this post has some ulterior motives, which is nothing new. I just decided to be upfront about it today to keep you guessing and on your toes. What those motives are is up to you to determine. (Yes, you.) Good luck. I’ve been feeling a bit distracted…

…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…

…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…

…Play Dead

I’ll give those who are just joining this party a chance to digest the fact that “Beetlejuice” has been musical-ified. Yes, yes it has. Cool, right? Okay, are we all good? So, “Beetlejuice”…Beetlejuice…sorry, I couldn’t resist. With the classic “Day-O” and “Jump in the Line (Shake Senora)” musical numbers it’s easy to see how this…

…Wish You’d Go On Forever

Happy Sunday, fellow crusaders and happy Cinco de Mayo! Before we get into some #SundayFunday entertainment, here’s your annual reminder about Cinco de Mayo — it’s not Mexico’s Independence Day. Educate yourself here. Now that we’re done with housekeeping, let’s get into the actual Sunday of it all, and switch to theater mode.

…Make it a Good One

You change the world when you change your mind. Kinky Boots Storytelling is an essential part of the human experience. Life is stories and stories are life. They’re how we teach lessons and learn. They’re how we connect, share, and grow. All of this is true for two stories that are ending their Broadway chapters…