Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Spoiler Free)

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is deeply polarizing amongst Harry Potter fans. After plenty of viewings of this juggernaut of a production, with two full re-readings of the original series since it opened, I can safely say that it’s established its own integrity...

Niall Horan: Nice to Meet Ya

Niall Horan’s first new release since his debut studio effort in 2017 delivers a debonair, keyboard driven mid-to-up-tempo chronicling his ever-changing dynamic with an illusive and mysterious ingenue. ‘Nice to Meet Ya’ is an earworm, and Horan’s honey-tinged croon...

Avril Lavigne: Head Above Water Tour

Avril Lavigne’s Head Above Water tour is both a re-introduction (she’s playing a rooftop in New York City after 40M+ records sold) and a career-celebrating encapsulation of the artist that defined the sound of the early 2000’s. Lavigne inaugurates her set with the...

Slave Play on Broadway

It’s not a white guilt play. It’s a play about black people, and more specifically, the psychological distortion that some (not all) black people encounter in interracial relationships with white people as a result of centuries of disparity of power and sexual...

Beetlejuice on Broadway

I came away from my second viewing of Beetlejuice on Broadway singularly more impressed than I did after my first. As a proud standard-bearer of the currently dormant original musical, I never expected the Scott Brown/Anthony King/Eddie Perfect-adapted collaboration...

Margaret Atwood: The Testaments

The Testaments extends an invitation to its reader to venture back to the dystopian society of Gilead, a post-American totalitarian theocratic regime. Its prequel, The Handmaid’s Tale, takes place while the dust is settling upon the newly instated and oppressive rule...