August 07, 2018
Oh my gosh!!! I just got back from School of Rock and it was absolutely wonderful.
I loved that they didn’t stray away from the film at all except for modernizing a few lines here and there. I thought it was strange that they changed some of the students’ names though. Like the backup singers were called Shonelle and Marcy instead of Alicia and Marta.
The little girl who played Tomika [Grier Burke] was supremely talented, holy crap. She made my throat close up and my eyes well up with that freakin’ voice! Her words were clearly sung and I understood every word. I have the opposite to say for the little girl playing the role of Summer [Iara Nemirovsky] though – she was a phenomenal actress but, I couldn’t understand a damn word when she sang. Zack [Vincent Molden] was my second favorite after Tomika, he was SO good. I loved his singing, acting, dancing, everything!
I wasn’t a fan of the lady who played Mrs. Mullins [Lexie Dorsett Sharp]. I didn’t appreciate her singing voice – hated her solo song – and she didn’t even remind me the slightest of Joan Cusack’s portrayal of the character. I loved Matt Bittner as Ned Schneebly, his voice is scarily similar to Mike White’s. Emily Borromeo also worked well as Patty. I thought Rob Colletti [Dewey Finn], had so much enthusiasm and emphasis in his voice when he sang and spoke – he even sounded like Jack Black at points but, his body movements seemed lackluster and lazy. His energy was low and he didn’t fill the stage with his presence.
I enjoyed mostly all of the musical numbers and the choreography was so cute – especially in Stick It To The Man when the kids stomp their one foot repeatedly and sing “aaand stiiiick it to the maaan!” I also adored If Only You Would Listen – both times. My least favorite [like I stated above] was when Mrs. Mullins sings Where Did Rock Go? and I also didn’t really like Time To Play by Summer and the students. Oh! Another weird one was Faculty Quadrille by the teachers, I completely zoned out for that one.
I was more than impressed by everything; the show, the lighting, the set, the script tweaks, the music, the singing, and all of the talent – I, 100%, had a good time – even if it sounds like I have a lot of complaints. I’d honestly see it again [and again]. I can’t believe the show was two hours and thirty minutes long, time flew by way too quickly!
Of course, the elderly couple to my left was the worst!! The lady kept talking [not even whispering] the entire time and the gentleman kept shaking his cup that had ice in it and dumping his stupid jar of nuts in his palms.
I’m already way too excited for the next show, On Your Feet! 😀 I can’t remember what date I am going but, still, I cannot wait!!
Yesterday, we didn’t do too much. We both woke up at noon-ish and I read Loud in the House of Myself while we smoked our morning blunt. My eyes felt sooo heavy and I couldn’t keep them open so I took a wee little nap. I didn’t wake back up until nearly 4 PM. LOL
Boyfriend made us dinner then, after we ate, we ventured out to Inyo [the dispensary]. We decided to stop at Starbucks for some frappucinos. I got a Java Chip one this time – I’m guessing it’s not dairy-free even if I sub in the almond milk because of the chocolate, lol…
When we got home, I wrote up a ton of drafts for my blog and read some blogs on my Reader at the same time. We went to the bedroom around 2, almost 3 AM. We stayed up for a little bit after the blunt. I finished reading Loud in the House of Myself and boyfriend played his game. He went to sleep around 4 AM but, I was still not that tired. I started a new book – I already forgot what it’s called but, I can’t wait to read more of it. I don’t know what time I fell asleep but, it was for sure before 6 AM.
We must’ve drank those triple shot frapps too late last night. 😛
Today, boyfriend woke up around noon AGAIN but, I couldn’t open my eyes until 2 PM. We didn’t have that much time because I needed to be at the show by 7 PM. Boyfriend did the dishes and we smoked a blunt while I read some blogs on my Reader. Around 5 PM, I took a shower and boyfriend started on dinner. It was done cooking not too long after I was out of the shower.
We ate in front of The Santa Clarita Diet, watched another episode or maybe it was two and then it was time for me to go see School of Rock!! I got there at exactly 7 PM, went to buy a hot black coffee, pee, and then found my seat right away and read through the playbook.
The show officially started at 07:30 PM and ended at 10 PM. Boyfriend was already outside waiting to pick me up. 🙂 We came straight home and I started typing this pretty much right away because I was so excited to write down my thoughts!!
No idea what I’ll go off and do now, I’m kind of hungry but, I feel like it’s too late to eat.