Posts tagged “performing arts”

  1. A play is a movie that can spit on you.

    A play is a screaming book.

    A play lowers night cholesterol and decreases your risk of standing.

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  2. 1. I really love musicals -- Phantom is about my favorite play ever! -- and I can't think of anything I'd rather do more than see a brand-new, original musical. But I've been so distracted with my cousin's bridesmaids all staying at my house. There are eleven of them, and they haven't even changed out of their dresses, and it's been three days since my cousin's wedding. As soon as they leave, I'll be able to focus. 2. How…

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  3. As I walked into the ballroom of the DoubleTree Hotel in Somerset, NJ, I thought to myself, Is this all there is? Surely this dimly lit room, with its tacky maroon-and-cream geometric-print carpeting and a paltry expanse of parquet flooring for a stage could not have been the competition sphere that my classmates had talked up for months. Surely these three disinterested-looking middle-aged men and women sitting in front of that parquet floor could not…

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  4. How important is it to see people like you in the media you consume? For your children to see themselves? Thanks to Claudia Kim's brief but welcome appearance in Avengers: Age of Ultron and the bewildering decision to cast white actress Emma Stone as “1/4 Hawaiian, 1/4 Chinese” Allison Ng in Aloha, the issue of Asian/Pacific Islander visibility in pop culture has been on my mind more than usual. I wanted to know what this lack of representation -- and the slow but (one…

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