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: Newsies at the Pantages

Here’s the great thing about seeing a Disney musical—it is often impossible to wipe the smile off your face for hours, sometimes even days, afterwards. Beauty and the Beast (my personal favorite) was the first Disney Theatrical Production in 1994, and has since been followed by The Lion King (1997), Mary Poppins (2004), Tarzan (2006), The … More Theater Review: Newsies at the Pantages

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