Note: I am in no way affiliated with the show King Kong on Broadway and do not recoup any financial benefit from positive words of praise. I’m just a girl with a crush on an oversized Gorilla…
Mid-way through American Son it occurred to me that MAYBE it wasn’t my best call to choose this show as our 2019 year opening gamut. Happy New Year group!
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 was dazzled by Elaine’s May tour de force performance on stage at The Waverly Gallery now. I was also dazzled by her tour de force life. To read more about this (and my mom) read on…!
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.