10 Plays and Musicals For Our Time

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, [...]

The Musicals Getting Me Through

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. [...]

I Left My Heart In New York City

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 [...]

My Accidental Hiatus

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 [...]