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Movies

Movies I’m Weirdly Obsessed With: Kinky Boots

This is me apologizing to everyone I’ve ever lived with (mostly you, Mom) for watching this movie every time it pops up on TV.

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Movies

Movies I’m Weirdly Obsessed With: Cry-Baby

If you’ve seen any of John Waters’ movies, you know to expect a certain breed of weird misfit comedy that is wonderful and dark and hilarious; Cry-Baby (1990) is one of those movies.

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: Favorite Movie Musicals

This isn’t a new topic here at P-Mag, but with Carrie Underwood smiling at me from many posters, billboards, and television ads, I can’t help but have The Sound of Music on my mind. (Oh my god Carrie, we GET it.)

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Open Thread

Midweek Musical Open Thread: Les Miz

Happy New Years, Persephoneers!

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Movies

Mamma Mia!

At this moment in time, I’m in my pyjamas, sucking lozenges, with a wheatie bag on my chest, and due another dose of paracetamol. In short: Juniper Junior managed three weeks back at school before bringing back a cold.

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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 […]

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This Open Thread is for All You Strange Rock ‘N’ Rollers

For us here in the States, we can finally see the weekend on the horizon. I don’t know about you guys, but Thursdays always seems to come simultaneously fast and yet also at the end of a long, horrible tunnel, every week. So I like to lighten the workaday week with a bit of a […]

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Music

Why I Love “Wicked”

I love Wicked -the musical, that is. The book has its charms, too, and was obviously a great inspiration for the show, but it’s the latter that holds the keys to my heart. I’ve seen it three times: once in London in 2008, twice in New York in 2010.

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Perspectives

Theatre is Good for Teen Spirits

Over the holidays, I was smacked in the face with memories based around my high school theatre experiences. My family visited the Cole Porter Room at the Indiana Historical Society, and I started having flashbacks to my days as a sophomore on the set of Anything Goes.