My birthday week is off to a fantabulous start! Last night, I had the pleasure of attending opening night for “The Color Purple” musical at The Fabulous Fox Theatre. As one of the major pioneers in the movie-to-musical adaptation trend, I definitely had high hopes for this one. I mean… …
Scenes from Sunday’s awesome Cochon555 event at the Ritz Carlton in Buckhead.
Cochon555 is “the epic culinary tasting and friendly competition for a cause featuring 5 top chefs (and their farm-raised pigs), 5 barkeeps, 5 sommeliers, and more!
Full disclosure, it was impossible to take good photos while trying to take in everything as there was SO much to take in so I apologize in advance. This is why I need my own personal cameraman!
Well, Dancing Queens, alas, the time has come… the colossal Broadway hit, Mama Mia!, is saying goodbye with a farewell tour. I had the pleasure of attending opening night for the Atlanta leg of the tour and this cast is not leaving us unsatisfied!
This is not “The View” or “The Real” or anything close. This is DIFFERENT! This is BETTER! You can’t get this level of authenticity on any other show! These three BEAUTIFUL women break it down so it will forever be broke!
I must admit, my expectations for this production were extremely low. Plus most people know that I am a self-proclaimed “Broadway Snob.”
After the torturous debacle known as Ghost-The Musical, my faith in successful adaptations of movies-to-musicals was pretty much obliterated. I made a sweeping generalization that going forward, it’s just a bad idea… and people should just stop doing it.
Then here comes The Bodyguard.
One of my missions on this journey is to always start the day with a serving of something good for my soul. I used to do this regularly, but somehow slipped back into the bad habit of starting my day serving others first… checking their emails, doing their work, etc. …