The Long Distance Theater Geek’s Guide to Planning the Perfect NYC Trip

Since moving to LA in June 2011, I have been to NYC only four times. Considering that in the year prior to that move I spent a summer living in the city and took monthly trips thereafter, my Broadway time decreased significantly. Before, if there was an upcoming show I wanted to see it was … More The Long Distance Theater Geek’s Guide to Planning the Perfect NYC Trip

Theater Review: Spring Awakening at Deaf West

When Deaf West Theatre’s production of Spring Awakening begins, two actresses, both playing Wendla, face each other from opposite sides of a mirror that sits center stage. The music starts to play and one Wendla (Katie Boeck) begins singing “Mama Who Bore Me”, accompanying herself on the guitar, while her counterpart (Sandra Mae Frank) begins … More Theater Review: Spring Awakening at Deaf West

Why I Love Theater

My love of theater began in 10th grade when my high school choir took our annual day trip to New York City to see a matinee of Wicked. This was not my first Broadway show- that honor went to Chicago a couple years prior, but it was the first show that completely mesmerized me. Cheesy … More Why I Love Theater

Please, Let the Sunshine In: Hair at the Hollywood Bowl

This past weekend I saw the Hollywood Bowl’s production of Hair. For those who don’t know, every summer the Bowl puts on a production of a popular musical for 3 nights only with an “all-star” cast after only two weeks or so of rehearsal. I have gone every year since moving to LA, and have … More Please, Let the Sunshine In: Hair at the Hollywood Bowl