Strictly Ballroom is a new musical based on an Australian movie of the same name. It premiered in Sydney, Australia in 2014, had a run at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds, England, and is now doing a run in Toronto, Canada until June 25. Baz Luhrmann directed the movie and created and wrote the … Continue reading Strictly Ballroom Review
"Don't waste any time trying to be anyone but yourself. The things that make you strange are the things that make you powerful." - Ben Platt The Tonys are Broadway's biggest night and last night was no exception! After such an incredible 2016/2017 season, it's no surprise that The Tonys officially ended the season in … Continue reading Award Show Season Part 3: The Tonys
I love theatre and Broadway shows and the theatre community but that doesn’t mean that Broadway is flawless. The theatre community is a wonderful, accepting, fun group of people, however theatre-goers, to a certain extent, are an elite community. Broadway, and theatre in general, is largely inaccessible (for several reasons) to most of the world, which … Continue reading The Elitism of Broadway
Warning: This post may change your life! This is hands down the funniest musical I've ever seen! The only tears I cried during this performance were because I was laughing so hard. This musical is a little vulgar, a little inappropriate, a little Jesus-y, and a whole lot of fun. This show was originally created … Continue reading Book of Mormon Review
I love theatre. I don't get to see a lot of live theatre. I don't live in NYC. Sometimes I wish I lived in New York just so I could go see all the Broadway productions that are running (but then I remember the USA is kind of a scary place and I'm really grateful … Continue reading Broadway for Those Who Don’t Live in NYC: Original Broadway Cast Recordings
Cabaret is one of those musicals that has kind of become a classic. I saw the show in Toronto a few weeks ago as part of Roundabout Theatre Company's 50th Anniversary tour of the show. It was one of the most unique and interesting shows I have ever seen. The show is set in the … Continue reading Cabaret Review
Okay, you're getting my Movie of the Month a week early for two reasons: (1) The Oscars are next week and that will probably warrant a blog post and (2) I saw Newsies Live! yesterday and it was phenomenal! I started crying the moment I heard the first notes of the Overture. All my babies … Continue reading Movie of the Month: Newsies Live!