★★★★★ 2021 has been an exceedingly perfect year for modern musicals. We have already been gifted with the vibrant In the Heights and the emotionally rousing Dear Evan Hansen, and Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story is right around the corner! To my surprise, tick, tick…Boom! may be the cream of the crop. Featuring an awards … Continue reading Film Review: tick, tick…Boom!
★★★★ Diana: The Musical transports the viewer straight to the Broadway stage. It brings with it that nostalgic feeling of seeing a great show for the very first time. I may not have discovered many bangers, but the soundtrack here is delightful, as is the attention to detail in depicting Princess Diana’s tale. At the … Continue reading Film Review: Diana: The Musical
★★★ (Written by Alllison Brown) The film adaptation of extremely successful Broadway musical, Dear Evan Hansen, was highly anticipated on my list. I saw the musical in February of 2019, after winning the ticket lottery, and had the luxury of watching from the very first row with a friend. Despite my caveats with its unethical … Continue reading TIFF 2021: Dear Evan Hansen