A night out, at home

I was dispatched to get the pizza.

There wasn’t any particular reason, except Suzi had taken the car out a couple days ago to go grocery shopping, and I hadn’t since the weekend, when I went to the drugstore down the hill to grab a subscription.

She figured she didn’t want to have all the fun.

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A year after “Hamilton”

A year ago today, we spent the morning of my wife’s birthday on a tour of the National Theatre in London …

“It requires a veritable factory behind the scenes and systems that include a rotating drum with elevators, retractable seats, giant storage bays just offstage and crews that pride themselves on building lifelike sets and turning over an entire stage in just a matter of hours.

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A taste of London outside Boston

One of the few things my wife and I feel like we’ve missed on our trips to London is seeing a show at the National Theatre.

By the time we went on a tour there this year, it was our last day in the city before going to Edinburgh, and we were going to see “Hamilton” that night.

It’s too bad, because the production of “Network” (the same one, starring Bryan Cranston, that just opened on Broadway) looked pretty interesting.

Oh well, maybe next time. I don’t know when, but knowing us, there will almost certainly be a next time.

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I never imagined that I’d see “Moulin Rouge”

My wife pointed out this morning that this year, we’ve seen:

— “Les Miserables” and “Hamilton” in London.

— “My Fair Lady” in New York.

— “Moulin Rouge” last night in Boston.

That’s a pretty good seven months of theater … which once upon a time I would have never done. Continue reading “I never imagined that I’d see “Moulin Rouge””

London Travels: New adventures in “our” London

When you’ve been someplace a lot like my wife and I have been to London — three times in the past several years — there are things that become so familiar, that they’re like your own. Continue reading “London Travels: New adventures in “our” London”