Theater Review: Matilda at the Ahmanson

When I revisited Matilda the Musical at LA’s Ahmanson Theatre last night after previously seeing it on Broadway in early 2014, I was hoping my initial issues would seem less glaring without the incredibly high expectations I held the first time. The movie Matilda is a childhood favorite of mine, and I remember how ecstatic I was when … More Theater Review: Matilda at the Ahmanson

Theater Review: Antaeus Theater’s Picnic

While the setting of Picnic, William Inge’s classic play that first debuted on Broadway in 1953 and opened at North Hollywood’s Antaeus Theater last night, may be literally dated, its universal themes still ring almost unnervingly true. Works that deal with innate human needs and desires can be almost timeless—whether it’s Kansas in 1952 or Los Angeles … More Theater Review: Antaeus Theater’s Picnic

Theater Review: Cruel Intentions (The Unauthorized Musical Parody)

If you were alive in the 90s, you need to get yourself down to LA’s Rockwell Table & Stage to see The Unauthorized Musical Parody of Cruel Intentions. I didn’t quite know what to expect when I attended this past Friday night, but boy did I enjoy every second. For starters, I am slightly embarrassed to admit … More Theater Review: Cruel Intentions (The Unauthorized Musical Parody)

My Top 5 Favorite Episodes from Friends Seasons 9-10

So, I finished Friends a couple of weeks ago, and I’m not gonna lie—I’ve been a bit lost since. For five months, this show was my go-to when I needed a laugh or had some spare time. No longer can I say there are episodes of Friends I haven’t seen. It’s very bittersweet. Also bittersweet were some … More My Top 5 Favorite Episodes from Friends Seasons 9-10