Theater Review: Mean Girls on Broadway

Adapting a beloved movie for the stage is no simple task. There are those that have succeeded—Legally Blonde, Once, Bring it On. There are many more that have failed—Catch Me If You Can, Ghost, High Fidelity. Mean Girls opened on Broadway last month to mixed reviews and 12 Tony nominations, at least partially thanks to an undersaturated … More Theater Review: Mean Girls on Broadway

Theater Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

When you think about it, it’s kind of a miracle I willingly saw this show. I am very easily upset by any media in which bad things happen to animals- I call offending shows, movies, books, etc either “not rated E” or “not Erin-friendly”. When I was planning this trip, The Curious Incident of the … More Theater Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

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

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

10 Things NY Does Better Than LA, But Mostly An Ode to Dunkin Donuts

This weekend, I have very important plans: a trip to Dunkin Donuts. This may sound unremarkable, but LA’s first (and, so far, only) Dunkin opened this week in Santa Monica. It is the coffee chain I grew up on (my hometown area didn’t even get a Starbucks until I was nearly in college) and since … More 10 Things NY Does Better Than LA, But Mostly An Ode to Dunkin Donuts