First of all, Happy International Women’s Day! Tonight, I went to see the new show Six, which transferred recently from Chicago, having played in London and at the Edinburgh Fringe. It tells the stories of Henry VIII's six wives: Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anna of Cleves, Katherine Howard, and Catherine Parr...but guys, … Continue reading Six on Broadway
Hadestown was this year's Best Original Musical Tony winner--and thirty minutes after it won all of its Tonys, my friends and I were coordinating schedules and ticket prices to Hadestown.At any rate, it's a really original musical--in musical style, in the combining of two Greek myths, in staging. I can't say I've ever seen anything … Continue reading Hadestown
First of all, how many of y'all have seen Oklahoma!? Do you know where I can see a filmed version of the musical because after seeing this version of Oklahoma! tonight, I am unsettled and endlessly curious. A few months ago, I watched The Tony Awards and the cast of Oklahoma! did their performance. Now, I've … Continue reading Oklahoma!
So I'm on spring break this week, though I'm working on two projects plus work, so...is it a proper break?At any rate, I caught up on Fosse/Verdon, a miniseries on FX about famous Broadway choreographer and director Bob Fosse and the rather contentious relationship he had with his wife, muse, and the best Broadway dancer … Continue reading TV Shows and Other Things
Tonight I went to see Anastasia The Musical! I've actually been wanting to see the show for a while, but kept putting it off, figuring I already knew the actual history of Grand Duchess Anastasia and her family and I knew the animated version from my childhood.I've had a fascination with the Romanovs from about … Continue reading Anastasia The Musical