Marvin’s Room at Roundabout Theatre Company: Vlog & Review

The Williamstown Theatre Festival drew to a close on Sunday evening, and by 6am on Monday I was on the road back home to Maryland. But before I could settle back into normalcy, I turned back around and headed to New York City for one last show of the summer: Marvin’s Room at Roundabout Theatre Company.  Another early morning, I caught a bus with my friend Jake (who you may...

Anastasia, Bandstand, and Dear Evan Hansen: Vlog & Review

It’s been a crazy few weeks moving up to the Berkshires and settling into life at my new internship. But, this past weekend I took a quick birthday Broadway getaway with my lovely mother and we saw three shows (Anastasia, Bandstand, and Dear Evan Hansen), ate our weight in good food, and met up with some dear friends of mine. Our first stop upon arriving in Manhattan was to grab...

Three-Show Weekend: Vlog & Review

Whirlwind is the first word that comes to mind when I try to describe this weekend. From the moment I woke up at 5:00am to catch an Amtrak into Manhattan, I hit the ground running and didn’t stop until I was back home in Boston.  First up on this three-show weekend was pre-show brunch with my friends Adeline, Diane, and Kayla in the heart of Greenwich village. We had reservations at Délice...

Dear Evan Hansen: Vlog & Review

Words fail to encapsulate the beauty, heart, and resonance of Dear Evan Hansen. This is a contemporary musical; it was written for right now. It unabashedly confronts issues facing countless teenagers–anxiety, depression, loneliness–with such truth and grace. The first time I saw Dear Evan Hansen was its first weekend of previews in D.C. Going in, I knew nothing about it–and I was floored. Because of this experience, I firmly believe that...

Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time National Tour

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The first time I encountered The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time was in my ninth grade English class, when my teacher made a tangential comment about its brilliance as a novel. The title and the few plot points she mentioned stuck with me, even though I never got around to reading it. ...