But Which Revolution Was It?: A Crash Course on the History of Les Mis

Last week, a friend of mine told me about how confused she was about the references to revolution in the movie Les Misérables. Wasn’t there just one French Revolution, and didn’t it take place during the eighteenth century? And how did Napoleon Bonaparte fit into all of this? Then I realized that other people might be […]


Hot Reads: “Sinner’s Heart” by Zoe Archer

There are many downsides to being a critic. Like when you write a theater review that has people accusing you of being a soulless hipster AND a Starbucks-swilling millenial. Thanks, Internet! But you know what I like about my part-time gig?

Open Thread

Midweek Musical Open Thread: Les Miz

Happy New Years, Persephoneers!

Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: Musicals!

Maybe it’s because I grew up in a home that banned nearly all contemporary music (including Christian pop, rock, and soul!) except for musicals, but as an adult, I enjoy few things more than watching folks prance across a stage whilst singing. This weekend, I went to see a musical in which prancing is about […]