New friends at the theater

Mama and I returned to a local playhouse tonight to see the second in a summer Shakespeare series. Tonight’s performance was “Illyria” — a modern, musical adaptation of Twelfth Night. We absolutely loved the show! Clever lyrics and expressive actors kept us laughing from start to finish. My favorite bit was the song about ale…

Theatrical excursion and froyo

Mama and I got tickets for today’s excursion in January and we’d been looking forward to it for months. Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda’s award-wining musical “In The Heights” is being performed at our local junior college! We were supposed to go a couple of nights ago, but Mama wasn’t feeling well. The theatre arts people were…

“Hamilton’s America”

Tonight we watched the incredible story behind the Broadway sensation “Hamilton.” This PBS Arts special, a part of their Great Performances series, actually aired nearly two weeks ago, but we didn’t get around to watching it until tonight. “Hamilton’s America” highlighted how and where Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote “Hamilton.” I loved learning about his inspiration and…