What Hadestown and Atonement Share

Hadestown and Atonement, as different as their mediums are, are surprisingly similar in conclusion. In McEwan’s novel, the central character (Briony) spends decades seeking to right a wrong. Her naive nature and presumptuous lie gift her sister and close friend a life of hurt and shame. Briony finds peace in fictionalizing an ending for their ruined lives. ItContinue reading “What Hadestown and Atonement Share”

June in Review

Summer always comes with relief, but this June seems much more relaxing than any other has been. I’ve done lots of reading (surprise, surprise), crossed a couple movie off my never ending to-be-watched list, caught up on Gilmore Girls, done some writing, and laid around doing absolutely nothing. People talk about being bored in theContinue reading “June in Review”

New (To Me) Broadway

Hello folks, lately, after a month long break or so from my Broadway playlist, I’ve dived back into the world of musical theater. (Much, very much, to the chagrin of my sister.) But rather than listening to all the same musicals, I’ve been listening to lots of new ones. And it’s been really fun! I’mContinue reading “New (To Me) Broadway”