“I spent 6 years writing this and when you hear it, I want you to hear what I intended. I'm sorry theater only exists in one place at a time but that is also its magic. A bootleg cannot capture it. I'm grateful and glad you want to hear it, and I want you to … Continue reading Why All Broadway Shows Should Be Filmed
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PluaPvhkIMU **Before you read the rest of this post, I need you to watch this video. I will wait.** It's hard to explain why this video inspired me so much. I watched this video when it was first released as promo and press for The Greatest Showman before it came out and 6 minutes later, … Continue reading The Room Where It Happens
Hi, I'm going to post about Award Show Season again this year since I had so much fun talking about them last year (you can find last year's Grammys post here if you're interested) so without further ado, here we go! I already mentioned that 2017 was a year of fabulous music and that was … Continue reading Award Show Season 2018 Part 1: The Grammys
I watched a lot of movies in January (I guess that's what happens when you're not in school at the moment) – some new releases, some classics, and some rewatches of old favourites. But my favourite movie that I saw this month was Molly's Game. Molly's Game is a crime thriller drama based on the … Continue reading Movie of the Month: Molly’s Game
I feel the need to defend Come From Away. In my opinion, Come From Away is one of the best musicals I have ever seen. You might remember from my post about the 2017 Tony Awards that I was a little bit gutted by some of the results and Come From Away not getting the attention … Continue reading Why Come From Away Deserves Better
How many of you think history is boring? Yeah, I thought so too, that is until I took an ancient history class in grade 11. Up until that point, I had only studied Canadian history - explorers, the fur trade, a tiny little bit of Native studies (far less than is necessary), Confederation, and the … Continue reading Using Art to Teach Us About History
If you're reading this, congratulations! You survived 2017! I'm proud of you. I said I wasn't going to make a Happy New Year blog post but here I am, but only because I have a couple of announcements at the end of this post. But first, I thought I'd do kind of a year in … Continue reading Hello, 2018!