Beetlejuice

For a long time I refused to see Beetlejuice on principle. It's a movie musical, and unless I'm very committed to the source material (ex. Mean Girls), I usually don't bother. For the past several months however, I've been hearing rumblings that this show is surprisingly good. Last weekend, I…

Mel Brooks on Broadway

You might be thinking, Mel Brooks? on Broadway? Isn't he like 100 years old? Well that's not far off, Mel Brooks who is currently 93, did a few nights of jokes at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater.The short explanation here, is the theater doesn't have a regular show performing, s they're…

Five Shows, Three Days

Over Memorial Day weekend I set out to break my (personal) record of most shows in a weekend. Three matinees, two evening performances. Let's dive in.Gary: A Sequel to Titus AndronicusFriday night was Gary, a bizarre show. In fact, for most of it I found myself thinking back to…

The Ferryman

I tend to view things on repeat. I've seen Network twice, Be More Chill four times, and Hamilton nine times. Usually my bar for how much I like something is how many times I want to see it again.This makes the Ferryman particularly unique for me in that I…

Oklahoma!

I was giddy walking into Oklahoma. After seeing it for the first time at St. Anne's Warehouse last year, I've become a massive fan of the show and the cast recording. To make this occasion more exciting, I was on the floor for this one. View this post on Instagram…

Hadestown

At 14 Tony nominations, Hadestown demands to be seen. While I'm not sure it lives up to the extreme hype, it's still an excellent show.Hadestown combines Greek Mythology with New Orleans Jazz. This juxtaposition works quite well. Shortly after Hamilton came out, we asked if Hip Hop musicals were…