Exploring the Arts: Newsies the Musical

-Adriana Doria (‘19)   “Now is the time to Seize the Day,” as the Newsies of New York stand together for change.  Based off of the 1992 film starring Christian Bale as Jack Kelly, Newsies was brought to the broadway stage in 2012.  This show is based off of the 1899 Newsboys Strike, and brings an entertaining and musical twist to the story.  Jack Kelly … Continue reading Exploring the Arts: Newsies the Musical

Exploring the Arts: The Greatest Showman

–Adriana Doria (‘19)   “Ladies and Gents, this is the moment you’ve waited for!” The Greatest Showman– the movie-musical about the life of circus creator and “the greatest showman” P.T. Barnum and his rise to the top- is shown in your local movie theaters. This movie reminds audiences of all ages that no matter the exterior, everyone is beautiful and talented in their own unique … Continue reading Exploring the Arts: The Greatest Showman

Exploring the Arts: The Color Purple

–Adriana Doria (‘19)   “Take a deep breath, hold your head up and put your shoulders back” because The Color Purple: The Musical is taking the United States by storm. The Color Purple is a tony award winning broadway musical that is now touring throughout the U.S.   On November 18, 2017, I had the opportunity to visit the Fisher Theater in Detroit, Michigan to … Continue reading Exploring the Arts: The Color Purple

Exploring the Arts: Dear Evan Hansen Review

-Adriana Doria (‘19)   Dear Evan Hansen, the 2017 multiple Tony Award winning production including “Best Musical”, encapsulates the groundbreaking message of the importance of acceptance. It has audiences of all ages in tears of both joy and sadness as they follow Evan Hansen (played by Ben Platt) on his journey to find himself, to find acceptance and simply to “fit in” with the others … Continue reading Exploring the Arts: Dear Evan Hansen Review