Partly because I totally didn't post yesterday and partly because I think it's a great idea, I've deemed today Thankful Thursday. (Have you noticed that I love alliteration yet?) Maybe I'll alternate each week between Worldly Wednesday and Thankful Thursday, which both sound an awful lot like features on a parenting blog. But that's ok. [...]

Sunday Evenin’ Blues

Sundays are funny because they are tinged with both optimism (how glorious--a brand new week!) and mild panic (oh no, I wasted my whole weekend on Netflix and tumblr!) Either way, the bittersweet endnote to the week was made for reading, and that's just what I'll do. In other news, it's sunny and gorgeous here in Cali, [...]

Good morning, y'all! I want to start doing something a little different with these weekly theatre news posts. In addition to a round-up of important, surprising, and exciting happenings in the theatre world, I want to start highlighting a different city each week by examining its theatrical traditions, performance spaces, and current theatre news. I figure that [...]

The Mountaintop

So last night I saw Selma. It begins with Dr. King preparing for his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech, him looking dapper and Mrs. King  (played by Carmen Ejojo) as elegant as ever. The film is a tour-de-force; the cinematography, the direction, the score. And David Oyelowo as Dr. King gives one of the most [...]

Hi everyone, I know I've been MIA for the past week, and I promise to get back on track soon. I just wanted to pop in and remind you that I'm still kickin'. I have some great posts in the works (they involve things like Broadway and Cuba!) and I just need to get my [...]

The Start of Something New

Helloooooo 2015! If you're tired of "Best of 2014" lists, here is some fresh new writing to get your week started. This short, sweet essay from The Rumpus about the ways in which a loving little baby and a heartbroken grown woman took care of one another. Celeste Ng's recent article for Salon, on the vast yet much-overlooked [...]