Monthly Archives: January 2014

Beyond a Theatre Review: The State of Musicals, Maggie, and Toronto

I hope you weren’t expecting any more comparisons to the State of the Union address. No, I did not watch it this year. Bad American . . . except at least I can use the excuse that I’m in Canada. … Continue reading

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My One Word 2014: And I picked . . .

I know, I know. It has been two weeks since I said I was going to pick word of the year. In just a few days January will be over and the first month of the year will officially be … Continue reading

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Anna Bates: Excuse me, Mister Fellowes–but why?

ANNA BATES, the character from BBC/Masterpiece’s Downtown Abbey enters. She wears the black lady’s maid dress, plus her nicer velvet hat, gloves, coat. ANNA: Excuse me? Is this where I might find Mr. Fellowes? Mr. Julian Fellowes. Pause. ANNA: If I … Continue reading

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Beyond a Theatre Review: Why We Are Here! The Grand Finale

As I ponder over which word will be mine for 2014, I will revisit an event that helped me push boundaries and fully experience new theatre: Nightswimming’s Why We Are Here! Appropriately enough, it was the first theatre I attended upon … Continue reading

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Word of the Year?

A few days ago I came upon the idea of a new sort of New Year’s Resolution. It comes from Alece Ronzino and her blog, One Word 365. I’ve had problems with new year’s resolutions in the past. Not that … Continue reading

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The Return Part 2: The Up-side

Not all my comments on the last post about my return to Toronto were negative, but it was heavily laced with my homesickness for Austin, TX, family, undergraduate and high school friends, and the United States. What I was missing … Continue reading

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The Return

I took a break from this blog for a month in the hopes that it would help me focus on being at home and not always doing work. It worked and didn’t work. I was present in the warmth of … Continue reading

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