So much to talk about! The Miss Saigon tour, two local plays, and yes, our ideas for an improved Dear Evan Hansen. Be careful opening your Playbill. . . Opening song: Falco - Der Kommissar Closing song: Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 OBC - Letters
In today's episode (mostly) Erica talks about (mostly) every version of the Phantom of the Opera, & its influence on her writing. Also, we swear more than ever. Hasa diga Daveowai! Closing song by Nightcore: https://youtu.be/e5difG-INqY
We're talking about Come From Away in this week's episode of T&E Theatre Factory, and why this is possibly THE best thing on Broadway right now. Why is this titled Hashbrowns? Well, you'll just have to listen and find out, won't you?
T&E Theatre Factory's 4th episode gets into Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Starlight Express, aka not exactly the high points of Andrew Lloyd Webber's career. We discuss a version of the former we saw at Theatre By the Sea several weeks ago, and Starlight Express even though we haven't seen it, and probably … Continue reading The Dreamcoat of Lies Express – Episode #4
Hello readers! Welcome to my latest, non-writing endeavor - podcasting! My husband and I have decided to start a show about all of the theatre we see, so if you're into that, take a listen and let us know what you think. Links to relevant stuff from the first episode are in the T&E TF … Continue reading T&E Theatre Factory – Episode 1
Hi everyone! No real entry today. Instead, I wanted to provide you with a link to my first piece as a reviewer for BroadwayWorld's Rhode Island page: Riveting GOD OF VENGEANCE at Head Trick Theatre My next reviews won't be until the end of April/early May, but I'm looking forward to them. Other than my … Continue reading My First Review for BroadwayWorld
I'll admit that after getting off to a rocky start with this year's TBR list (see previous review for "White Swan, Black Swan"), I was a little leery about diving into my second book, Christopher Bram's "Lives of the Circus Animals." Thankfully, that fear was unfounded and I would give this read a solid 4.5 … Continue reading Book Review – “Lives of the Circus Animals”
It's my birthday and I'm stuck at work because reasons, so instead of doing library stuff, I'm typing up this blog entry. Enjoy! Spring 1996. It was my last year in the ballet company, and I knew it. I was worn down - like, I can't overemphasize how BUSY I was in high school, between … Continue reading Sleeping Beauty Casting – A Tale
Today's entry was inspired by the #TweepWriter question for day 14 of October: Which is easier to write, the protagonist or antagonist? Over the course of my entire series, each of the four MCs has POV chapters, if not entire books (TJ and Whisky, in the beginning, when there IS no one else!). As in … Continue reading Who’s Easier to Write?
A couple of weeks ago, I considered myself "done" with Book One. Almost. Faced with conflicting beta reader/CP opinions about the opening of my story, I was in no state to deal with potentially humongous changes. Instead, I finished all the small edits, marked a handful of things "to come back to," including the beginning. … Continue reading Book One – Next Steps!