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Who lives? Who dies? Who tells your story?


Not every story starts with Once Upon A Time. As a matter of fact, we tell a story everyday. The actions we take today impact our world and help to shape our identity. 871 more words

Grad School

How does Hamilton, an arrogant, immigrant, orphan somehow make it's way into my blog?

My title, by the way, is a reference to a song in Hamilton called “Your Obedient Servant”.

Hamilton: An American Musical, in my opinion, is one of the best musicals ever made. 675 more words

4th Wall

A Review of Hamilton

This past week, I went to see Hamilton: An American Musical in Los Angeles. I had heard it was good, but otherwise had few expectations and absolutely no standards to compare it to, given that this was my first musical (aside from a Beauty and the Beast high school production). 1,052 more words

Writing

Keeping it Fresh: Where Were You...What Will You Do?

Where Were You…What Will You Do?

2001, September 11th was a horribly memorable day in the history of our great country.  Memorable for devastating reasons and also for markedly important political reasons. 42 more words

Allen Lund Company

My Top 3 Heroines in Musicals

Musicals are a crazy beast. There are hardcore fans, the ones who can sing anything from Rent to Mamma Mia to Hamilton without skipping a beat. 466 more words

Characters

Your Next Musical-Theater Project: Carmen Miranda — An Open Letter to Lin-Manuel Miranda

Dear Lin-Manuel,

Are you ready for your next musical-theater challenge? Are you willing to hear about the artistic and personal life of the Brazilian Bombshell, Carmen Miranda… 1,154 more words

Musical Theater

3 Tips for a Vivid Antagonist: Hamilton

In most stories, a good antagonist will make or break it. Whether the main character is fighting against a lie that he believes about himself or the world (a man/woman who learned better story) or a classic adventure story with a villain like Darth Vader, villains are important. 440 more words

Creative Writing