PLEASE Remember at the Stage Door that Colleen Ballinger is Not Your Personal 'Miranda Sings' Puppet!

PLEASE Remember at the Stage Door that Colleen Ballinger is Not Your Personal 'Miranda Sings' Puppet!

The news just went out that Colleen Ballinger, who is famously known for creating the internet sensation Miranda Sings, will be making her Broadway debut as Dawn in Waitress for a four week run from August 20th through September 15th. I think that is wonderful.

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“No One Person is Bigger Than The Whole, It Takes a Village” – And Other Words of Wisdom From This Year’s Tony Nominees

“No One Person is Bigger Than The Whole, It Takes a Village” – And Other Words of Wisdom From This Year’s Tony Nominees

The 2019 Broadway season has been filled with theatre that speaks directly to the culturally relevant shifts shaping our world.  From diversity and inclusion to feminism and politics, this season’s shows have tackled some tough subjects telling the stories that need to be told.  I had the pleasure of speaking with a few of the Tony award nominees on June 3rd at the 2019 Honors for Excellence in the Theater and 2019 Special Awards recipients about the power of theatre to affect change, both personally and culturally.

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Loving Your Body in a Looks-Oriented Industry

Loving Your Body in a Looks-Oriented Industry

Although the world of musical theatre is slowly becoming more diverse and inclusive, our look still plays an important part in casting. In some cases, being in an industry that places so much focus on your body can lead you down a dangerous path. It took me years to love my short, slightly thicker body and to be perfectly honest; I'm still working on it.

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How to recreate THAT bowling scene from Grease 2

How to recreate THAT bowling scene from Grease 2

Wait, is she talking about THAT Grease? The sequel we never speak of? The one we hate but secretly love when it’s on the movie channel?

Why yes, yes I am, because if you’ve never wanted to recreate that scene in the bowling alley, you haven’t lived! Here are some fool-proof ways you can score tonight and live out your secret Grease 2 fantasies.

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Knowing Ned Vizzini's Story Changed the Way I Watched "Be More Chill"

Knowing Ned Vizzini's Story Changed the Way I Watched "Be More Chill"

May is #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth, and Broadway is no stranger to mental health issues. Anxiety and depression have been tackled head on in recent hits like Dear Evan Hansen, and Be More Chill. These shows have brought the issues out of the shadows and into the spotlight by weaving relatable stories of characters who suffer into heartbreaking raw and honest songs.

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