Grey House, now playing at Broadway’s Lyceum Theatre, is the single most confounding and altogether baffling production from the Great White Way I have seen since my controversial hot take on underwhelming Mean Girls: The Musical. As with other critic reviews, unfortunately Tatiana Maslany was out for my show as well—her understudy, Claire Karpen, was … Continue reading Theater Review: Grey House
The layers upon layers of metatextual implications over a critic reviewing a play based on a movie where a critic writes about a band are certainly not lost on this writer. In fact, it is this aspect specifically that helped draw me to my seat at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, where Almost Famous: The … Continue reading Theater Review: Almost Famous, The Musical
Back in the summer of 2008 just before graduating high school, one of my closest friends suggested we go to an amazing Broadway show together from which she had heard rave reviews. Knowing little about said show before actually taking our seats at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre, Spring Awakening completely blew me away (and I … Continue reading TV Review: Spring Awakening: Those You’ve Known
★★★★★ 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