As I navigate this path called life I am always looking for clues, patterns and ideas for life satisfaction (beside petting as many dogs as I can on one day). I have many thoughts on this matter, but will focus on one life lesson in this post. I had an epiphany during my exercise class this morning.
There were 70 of us gathered Thursday night (just rows from mother/daughter duo Chelsea and Hillary) for three hours to remember why it is we go to the theater. If you happen to be on the hunt for some reasons why one should go to see live theater, you can find about 3,000 of them on stage now at The Ferryman….
Throughout the experience that is Harry Potter and the Cursed Child my brain kept drifting to the thought that Harry Potter and his son Albus would be well advised to grab Draco Malfoy and his son Scorpius and go see Dear Evan Hansen together. A viewing of this show might have offered some pre-emptive strategies for these fathers and sons to better navigate their relationships and consider one another’s father and son perspective.
I am an unapologetic fan of social media. I know it comes laden with some caustic social downsides, but it is a powerful tool. A medium so powerful in fact, it can breathe a minor player of a musical back into existence with every tag, share, stream, and post. Such is the story behind Be More Chill…
Does growing up mean you have to stop doing the things that make you happy? Are there no happy moments to be found while “adult-ing”? Everyone remembers the things they loved to do when they were young, had no real responsibilities and lots of time to pursue whatever floated their boats, right? But are those pursuits able to translate into a career? What are the sacrifices one should and shouldn’t have to make when becoming an adult? These questions are at the heart of the show Gettin’ the Band Back Together.