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Most of us are familiar with Roald Dahl’s classic novel, Matilda. A staple must-read in the typical elementary school library, Matilda tells the story of a young girl named Matilda (shocker) who has a brilliant mind, and was raised by two self-centered parents who never wanted a daughter to begin with. The book follows Matilda during her quest to bring justice and fairness to a school ruled by an authoritarian principle. Naturally,…Continue
I wasn’t expecting much from The King And I. The renowned Rodgers and Hammerstein musical seemed rather lengthy to me, at approximately three hours with intermission, and furthermore, I worried that it would be outdated and racially insensitive. Thankfully, the show managed to go far above and beyond my expectations, with beautiful voices, and an interesting…Continue
When I went to see Mamma Mia’s farewell tour, I had low expectations. The plot of the much-loved jukebox musical, comprised of songs from the Swedish girl band Abba, seemed a little cheesy. Somehow, a story centering around a bride who invites three of her mother’s ex-lovers to her wedding didn’t seem like it would be all that entertaining to me. I could not have been more wrong.
The leads in this show gave solid…Continue
The Bodyguard started with a BANG- and it only got more dramatic from there. Hit-or-miss vocals and a series of incredibly loud noises followed by a series of incredibly slow (and sad) love songs came together in the show that may or may not be one of the reasons that “theatre” is also referred to as “drama.”
The story of a Bodyguard who falls in love with the celebrity he is protecting, Rachel Marron, (played by Deborah Cox) is told through a series of unforgettable Whitney Houston…Continue