Theatre: stories told on the stage. Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical was quite the story. Based on the book by Dahl and then produced into a 4 time Tony Award winning Broadway musical, Matilda was extraordinary.
I had the opportunity to see Matilda twice at the Orpheum with two different girls playing Matilda. On Tuesday I saw Jenna Weir as Matilda and on Wednesday I saw Gabby Gutierrez as Matilda. Both the…Continue
Based on the 1944 novel by Margaret Landon, Rodgers & Hammerstein's, “The King And I” includes a fantastic story line, a dazzling score, and a gorgeous set. This show is set in 1860’s and follows the story of a widow named Anna, who sails from her home in England to Siam. In Siam, she serves as a schoolteacher to the royal children of Siam; as a mother-figure, she teaches them about the current political changes in the…Continue
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time was adapted into a play by Simon Stephens and is based on the award-winning novel of the same name by Mark Haddon. The story focuses on Christopher Boone, a 15-year-old boy with an autism spectrum disorder, as he struggles with his education, his relationship with his parents, and the everyday obstacles that his disorder presents. The play has been praised by many critics for its incredible visual effects and won…Continue
Cabaret. This show was truly beautiful. The show takes place in Berlin, Germany with the time setting of 1929-1930 before World War Ⅱ. The show focused on the idea of how we view others in society. This show dealt with very heavy topics including discrimination, feminism, and the overall situation surrounding the holocaust and Hitler’s power.
Going into the show I was very excited because I have never seen the show before and I have heard many people talk about how…Continue