We were going to write an introduction for this post, but in the midst of trying to find GIFs to include in this post to make it more fun and less word-heavy, we discovered this Tumblr post, and we couldn’t have said it better ourselves.
The one thing we would like to add, however, is that we make so many references to Broadway musicals that we started a “Broadway reference” jar in an attempt to stop making so many allusions. Every time we make a reference to a Broadway musical, we have to put at least 50 cents in the jar. It’s been months since we began the jar, and it has only helped slightly. Continue reading →
November turned out to be one of the most eventful months of 2018 for us, which was a nice surprise. Usually November is just Thanksgiving and awaiting the end of the semester, but now that we’ve finished school and have more free time, we got to spend last month watching musicals, movies, and trying new foods.
At the start of November, we watched the national tour production of the Hello, Dolly! revival. We didn’t know much about the show going into it but heard good things, and we ended up really enjoying it―so much that we saw it twice! The revival of this classic musical is really well done and allowed us to see two of our favorite Broadway performers, Julian DeGuzman and Jess LeProtto, whom we met afterward (both times)! The second time we met Julian at the stage door, we got to talk to Julian about being Filipino, Filipino food, and Miss Saigon―a show known to have many Filipinos in its cast. To read more about our experience at Hello, Dolly!, check out our blog post about it. Continue reading →
That’s the code word Cornelius Hackl tells Barnaby Tucker they’ll to indicate they are having an adventure in Hello, Dolly! It’s quite fitting because our blog name is The Adventures of Amanda and Ashley, after all, and watching the national tour of Hello, Dolly! certainly was an adventure that made us want to yell “Pudding!”