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Neil Patrick Harris’ BEST TIME EVER Is Really Just More of a Good Time

Originally written for and published on BroadwayWorld.com If there’s one thing we can all agree on, it’s this: there’s very little that Neil Patrick Harris cannot do. Whether it’s swinging from a giant Tony Award at Radio City Music Hall, … Continue reading

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10 Things We Learned at the 2015 Tony Awards

Originally written for and posted on Long Story Short, official blog of the Long Center. Alright, you caught us… The Tony Awards are not technically an “art in Austin.” But, the theatre-lovers that we are, obviously that’s what we were doing last … Continue reading

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Thankfully, INTO THE WOODS Leaves Little to be *Wished* For

Specific movie plot spoilers are marked, so if you already know the musical (or simply don’t care), it’s safe to read . “I wish,” the (arguable) theme throughout Stephen Sondheim’s classic musical Into the Woods, was the one thing not … Continue reading

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That Time Neil Patrick Harris High-Fived Me

Alright, I’ll admit it: adult life has hit full force and my blogging (or lack thereof) has fallen a bit to the wayside. Because, my dear friends who are still living the fantastic life known as college, my day pretty … Continue reading

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Stepping into Giuliana’s Shoes: My Night Interviewing Tomorrow’s Broadway Stars

Being a broadcast journalism major has opened several doors for me over the past few years. What started as shadowing reporters in the field during a local news internship quickly evolved into flagging down Laura Osnes and Patina Miller on … Continue reading

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From Screen to Stage, and That’s About It

Over two-dozen Broadway shows premiere during the 2013-2014 season. Among them are The Bridges of Madison County, Rocky, Aladdin and Big Fish. Sound familiar? Out of nearly twenty-five new musicals, over a fourth have been seen before, in the movie … Continue reading

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How ‘How I Met Your Mother’ Met its Demise

I’ve seen every episode of Friends. Twice. Three times. I can quote each episode backwards and forwards, name an episode from overhearing it in the next room, and still laugh-out-loud at jokes I’ve heard way too many times… …but I … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel: The Alleged Cure for Senioritus

It’s mid-February of my senior year and the inevitable has happened: senioritis has kicked in, and in full force. Instead of catching up on assigned readings, I’m applying for jobs. When there’s a project I really need to get started … Continue reading

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It Starts at Midnight (or, you know, 9:00)

Warning: Spoilers ahead. Do not read if you have not a) read The Hunger Games books and/or b) seen the Catching Fire movie. As far as Twilight (no shame) and The Hunger Games are concerned (and soon Divergent, as well), … Continue reading

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Backstreet’s Back, Alright

There’s always a song that brings back a specific memory. It’s weird the way it works; you’ll be somewhere completely random, hear a certain song, and immediately be transported to a different place. One song that does that for me … Continue reading

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