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  • Theater – A Little Night Music

    Whenever you spend enough time with a subset of culture, you start to develop opinions and start to recognize patterns and tropes. Maybe you love all the Shonda Rhimes shows, and you notice her reuse of actors across different shows, or phrases that come up again and again. Or you ADORE sci-fi movies, and will […]

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  • Theater – The Sound of Music

    When I was in middle school, I was in a production of the Sound of Music.  I played the third von Trapp child/second daughter – Louisa.  It’s not a particularly exciting role.  But being part of that unit of “the von Trapp children” was very exciting.  Probably the biggest part of the that production for […]

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  • Theater – Fun Home

    I don’t know about you, but I love my mom.  As in, we actually get along pretty well and we’re kind of friends.  I don’t tell her everything that I tell friends who are closer to my age, but we have a lot of similar interests, and we email on a pretty consistent basis.  One […]

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  • Theater – Wicked

    I am a very lucky girl.  Ever since I was little, my parents have been taking me out to cultural events – concerts, plays, musicals, etc.  I remember the year that my dad got tickets for all of us to see Phantom of the Opera at the Kennedy Center back when I was a little […]

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  • Theater – The Secret Garden

    Apparently part of the theme for this week is adaptations of things that I loved as a child.  And today we’re going to talk about the musical version of The Secret Garden that is currently playing at the Shakespeare Theater.  I didn’t know that there was a musical version, but it turns out that it was […]