For fans of rebellion, sexual liberation and general debauchery (basically the 1920s as an era), the Miami University Department of Theatre’s production of “The Wild Party” is a thought-provoking feast for the senses that should not be missed.
When a show starts with three princesses gyrating and swearing at their princes, it becomes immediately clear that Disney had no hand in this version of the company’s beloved “Princess Line” franchise.
The way to a reader’s heart is easy. Much like film buffs who gush over movies about filmmaking, devoted readers will melt in the palm of the author that can write well about their own relationship with words, stories and authors.
To be a pop trendsetter is to have the weight of an industry on your back. Music’s biggest pop stars — Taylor Swift, Adele, Ed Sheeran, Katy Perry—have been taking huge amounts of time crafting new albums, fighting against the tide of copycats and determining which sonic trends are simply fads or the next big thing. Drake doesn’t have that problem. His new albums are almost an annual affair, each release breaking streaming records and amassing hordes of fans.
Doo-wop meets amphetamines meets Greek tragedy. The Miami Department of Theatre’s production of “BLISS (or, Emily Post is Dead!)” by award-winning playwright Jami Brandli explored the heroines’ journey in a thought-provoking way that didn’t fail to keep the audience laughing.
In Netflix’s horror-comedy “Santa Clarita Diet,” Joel and Sheila Hammond (Timothy Olyphant and Drew Barrymore) are realtors that have built a nice, if not routine, life in beautiful suburban California, complete with gossipy neighbors and an eternally ungrateful teenage daughter. That routine is quickly thrown out the window when Sheila begins vomiting an absurd amount, coughs up a strange red ball and falls unconscious.
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