On June 30, I was able to participate in Broadway history. Let’s face it–I live in Kansas and it’s not often I get to make statements like that. My city is where touring productions come for their last shows. Broadway HD live-streamed She Loves Me, which is a delightful musical based on Miklos Laszlo’s play Parfumerie.… Continue reading She Loves Me
This Girl is a Squirrel – Cutest Instagram account I’ve come across this week. View this post on Instagram Holding hands before bed. #petsquirrel #squirrel #squirrels #squirrellove #squirrellife #squirrelsofig #squirrelsofinstagram #easterngreysquirrel #easterngraysquirrel #ilovesquirrels #petsofinstagram #petphotography #squirrelgirl #jill #thisgirlisasquirrel #bedtime #gettingtired #cuddle #cuddles #hangingout #holdinghands A post shared by Jill The Squirrel (@this_girl_is_a_squirrel) on Dec 28,… Continue reading This Week’s Links
There has been so many Hamilton links this week that I’ve loved. Leslie Odom Jr discussing being Aaron Burr with NPR. The use of history in Hamilton. Howard Sherman discussing the Ham4Ham videos that he records. A truly excellent Saga + Hamilton mashup. Lin-Manuel Miranda discussing Hamilton, why he thinks Trump should see it, racial… Continue reading This Week’s Links
Thanksgiving morning, I woke up bright and early, eager to watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. I like the balloons and floats, watching the Broadway show performances, shaking my head at the presenters, and crowd-watching. It’s three hours worth of fun and I had enough time to watch the whole thing before I had to… Continue reading Farewell, Good Friend
Hamilton is my current favorite musical. Sure, I haven’t seen it. Sure, I probably won’t get to see a production for years. But damn it, the OBCR is amazing. It started years ago when Lin-Manuel Miranda picked up a copy of Ron Chernow’s biography of Alexander Hamilton at the airport for vacation reading. The first… Continue reading Hamilton
Vivian Blaine recreates her performance of “Adelaide’s Lament” on the 1971 Tonys.
Sutton Foster performs “Show Off” from her leading role in the Broadway musical “The Drowsy Chaperone” on the Tony Awards.