Notes on Hamilton: An American Musical #HamilFilm

What does it mean to watch Hamilton in a country with an immensely challenged sense of democracy? This is the question I was left asking after watching the world streaming premiere of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s cultural juggernaut last 3rd July. It was over two hours of singing about freedom, legacy, and independence. And while watching a … Continue reading Notes on Hamilton: An American Musical #HamilFilm

A Night on Fleet Street: #SweeneyToddMNL Review

Bootleg photos of the Manila production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street across the internet rendered me disconcerted over the classic Stephen Sondheim musical I know. Instead of coaches and British buildings, I saw broken vehicles in what seems to be a dilapidated establishment. For a moment I thought I will not … Continue reading A Night on Fleet Street: #SweeneyToddMNL Review