I've been posting on this blog every week since the beginning of quarantine. Who knew it would take a global pandemic for me to get into a consistent routine? I feel proud of myself for keeping it up and I hope to continue bringing you weekly content for a long time to come. This summer [...]
I've been taking voice lessons since last summer. I started them to polish my singing. I didn't realize they would help tether me to my creativity.
Despite the way that society often maligns artists as frivolous, unnecessary, and inessential, it seems that many people are leaning on art to get them through this difficult time. Whether it's to stave off boredom or find some glimmer of hope in the doom, people all over the world are seeking out their favorite music, [...]
I have often called theatre my church. It is the place I go to for transcendence -- the communal experience makes me feel more connected to my own humanity. I love live theatre, be it Shakespeare in the Park or a black box solo performance, and musical theatre holds a particular place in my heart. [...]
This new musical manages to capture both the darkness and the romanticism of the Imperial Russia's mythical princess.
I feel revitalized after an amazing weekend in New York. My family agreed to an MLK weekend trip to New York City, mostly because they love me. We saw The Color Purple and Hamilton. Cynthia Erivo's clarion-voiced Celie stopped my heart more times than I can count. This is the third cast I've seen perform The Color Purple, and the [...]
I was tired this month. So tired. And sniffly, and sometimes a little down. It's February, and although I did not have to face the bitter cold my East Coast friends are suffering in, there is an odd malaise that settled in nonetheless. The shortness of the month is always startling, work was stressful (but still [...]
This is a blog primarily devoted to theatre, travel, and theatre while traveling. I've felt a little unsure about what to write after my summer of travel blogging (check it out here!). I have a job that I'm enjoying, and a commute I'm learning to not mind, and a wonderful family. It's great, but I wondered [...]