The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has been stressful for everyone. While I have also been stressed, there is one thing that never fails to lift my spirits — music.
“Nothing is as beautiful as something that you don’t expect.” This lyric from the song “Something Different” perfectly describes the essence of the musical “The Band’s Visit.”
“If you’re not paying for the product, you are the product.”
The 2017 Broadway musical “Come From Away,” tells the true story of how Newfoundland, Canada, welcomed nearly 7,000 airplane passengers whose flights were in the air during 9/11.
The band, AJR released its latest single “Bummerland” on Aug. 31.
Commentary: Broadway musical ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ reminds audiences that they are not alone during hard times
Stageagent.com summarized the show well, saying it “[T]ells the story of a young man with social anxiety disorder who so yearns to make a connection with his peers, that he fabricates a relationship with a deceased student to become closer to the boy’s family.”
For anyone interested in stepping into the world of musicals, check out these four musicals to get you started.
As a musical theater fan myself, I have been fortunate enough to see numerous shows on not only Broadway, but also England’s Broadway, The West End. While live theater is a wonderful experience, distance and price can sometimes make it difficult to see the show in person.