**Disclaimer: This post is not trying to discount the importance of a good cast and good actors, okay? Okay.** I don't know if I wrote this because it's Ben Platt's last week at Dear Evan Hansen and I'm upset that I didn't get to see him perform and I'm trying to make myself feel better … Continue reading Writing is Forever, Casting is Not
Everyone's always waiting for this movie and that movie to be put on Netflix or digging through the depths of the Internet to find a free torrent so they can watch it on their 13-15 inch laptop screen. But I feel like movies are an art that is meant to be experienced on the big … Continue reading Why You Should Watch Movies in the Theatre
I'm really trying to find the right words to describe how amazing this show so that you'll go see it but I'm struggling so for now, amazing is the word I'll use. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a play based on a novel of the same name written by Mark … Continue reading The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Review
Ever since I saw Kingsman: The Secret Service, I have been anxiously awaiting this movie. I'll admit I had high expectations for this movie after having watched the trailers, and while overall I enjoyed the movie and it was relatively well done, I think it fell short in some ways. The Kingsman movies are a … Continue reading Movie of the Month: Kingsman: The Golden Circle
Last weekend, I saw Guys and Dolls at the Stratford Festival. Guys and Dolls follows two almost parallel storylines. One is about three gamblers, one of whom, runs a city-wide illegal floating crap game (and he's hiding the game from his fiancee of 14 years, Miss Adelaide) and the other is about Save-a-Soul Mission, an … Continue reading Guys and Dolls Review
Ah yes, the age old question - Is dance a sport or an art? I danced for 14 years and I got asked that question on a regular basis so I thought I’d try and answer that. When you think of "the arts" there are a few things that come to mind: drama, dance, acting, … Continue reading Is Dance a Sport or an Art?
There are 46 songs in Hamilton. That's a lot of songs for a musical considering most musicals have between 16 and 22 songs. But Hamilton is also a musical that is sung through whereas most musicals have some spoken scenes/script. I thought it would be a fun challenge to rank my top 10 favourite songs … Continue reading My 10 Favourite Hamilton Songs