Tag Archives: Musicals

“Tick… Tick… BOOM”

“I’m the future of musical theater…” Genre: Adaptations Of Autobiographical Musicals Release Date: 2021 Where I Watched: Netflix Story: Jonathan Larson is about to turn thirty- mazel! But he feels like a failure; his idol Stephen Sondheim had done so … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch “IN THE HEIGHTS”

“This is gonna be an emotional roller coaster.” Damn y’all, this is an incredible adaptation. We ready to dance in the aisles? YES WE ARE. Synopsis! Lights up on Washington Heights… The scent of a cafecito caliente hangs in the … Continue reading

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Theater News: Broadway’s “Frozen” shares a new song!

Broadway.  Frozen.  Oh yeah, you can hear that can’t you?  The sound of cash registers ringing overtime? Sung by Frozen’s Elsa, Caissie Levy, it’s obviously a midpoint song about how Elsa worries about her power and what she should do next. … Continue reading

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#31in31 2016 – The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do the Time Warp Again

Story: Recently engaged couple Brad (ASSHOLE!) and Janet (SLUT!) head to Frank N. Furter’s castle after their car breaks down. The Doctor is in…and working on a new project.  C’mon up to the lab, and see what’s on the slab. … Continue reading

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“Sing Street” nails John Carney’s musical movies hat-trick

“No woman can love a man who listens to Phil Collins.” Nutshell: Am I using “hat trick” improperly?  (GO SPORTS)  Oh who cares – Carney’s success with Once and Begin Again flows into Sing Street, creating a nostalgic look back … Continue reading

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“Grease Live!”: a you’re-there feel that raises the bar for live TV

Did you check out Grease Live! last night?  Well, because I’m a former high-school musical nerd that can never resist the opportunity to post a picture of Aaron Tveit, I’ll give you a bullet-point rundown of what I noticed about … Continue reading

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