I loved it. I loved Mary Poppins Returns. I was expecting to hate it because I really don't like Rob Marshall because of what he did to Memoirs of a Geisha, Nine, and Into the Woods. But everything is forgiven because Mary Poppins Returns was so wonderful and enjoyable and I laughed out loud and…Read more ‘Mary Poppins Returns,’ like its main character, has returned when we needed her the most (ClickTheCity)
In the last two year, for some reason or another, I started watching more theatrical productions and stagings. I got to see Battalia Royale staged by Sipat Lawin and saw three different stagings of Red by the Actors Actors' Necessary Theater. I got to see Piaf and Nine and They Are Playing Our Song and Noises…Read more And then there was the theatre
Last night, I saw the Red Turnip Theater production of Cock. The Mark Bartlett written play is a really well-written four-man piece, a ninety-minute tour de force of rather crisp and witty dialogue and puts the full weight of the play on the shoulders of the actors. There's practically no set design, just a ring…Read more theatrical
My Dad is a huge fan of opera. He listens to it while he plays Civilization V on the PC or he's painting, when he gets to paint. My Dad has influenced my musical tastes for the longest time. I got into folk music because of him; growing up with Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Judy…Read more The Flower Duet and Song to the Moon
I grew up listening to musicals. I wasn't even ten yet when I saw (on betamax!) the American Playhouse production of Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George, and Pacific Overtures, all by Stephen Sondheim. I had no idea what I was watching but the people were singing and it was lovely. My parents…Read more Movie Musicals in the 21st Century: In Tune or Off Key?