We Now Know Who Will Be Playing Our Faves in Mean Girls The Musical

These characterizations are so fetch!

Before Regina George scolds me for trying to make fetch happen, I need to say one thing: Who can’t wait to see Mean Girls the musical?

Not only is it one the most quotable movies of all time, it also comes with a golden message about how we should be treated. What could be better? I know, having movie scribe Tina Fey write a Broadway musical version of her hit 2004 film.

And as of today, the auditions have concluded and the staging is ready, because we have our new Plastics, full of Broadway superstars. Here’s a breakdown of who’s who when North Shore takes over the Great White Way:

Cady Heron: Erika Henningsen

Henningsen was last seen on Broadway in Les Mis as the youngest Fantine ever and will step into Lindsey Lohan’s iconic teenage shoes to play the new girl in school.

Regina George: Taylor Louderman

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Princess Party! 💙💙💙

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Making her Broadway debut in Bring it On, Louderman is ready to take on another iconic teen film adaptation, fresh from her performance opposite Brendan Urie in Kinky Boots. She’s certainly come a long way from her summers as a Muny teen in the St. Louis humidity. (And doesn’t she look like a young Rachel McAdams in the film’s homecoming scene??)

Gretchen Weiners: Ashley Park

Ashley Park, most recently in The King and I and Sunday in The Park With George, is definitely so fetch.

Karen Smith: Kate Rockwell

Another Bring it On The Musical alum, Rockwell is ready to have ESPN visions and apply bedazzled initials onstage.

Rounding out the North Shore gang:

Janis: Barrett Wilbert Weed

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Movie night at home featuring my nose 💕

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One guess: she won’t be wearing a wig from mom’s chest hair?

Damian: Grey Henson

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because you're worth it

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One of the coolest people you’ll see in the show! (As per the clique map.)

Aaron Samuels: Kyle Selig

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Be cool. #cops #timessquare #newyears

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The only question: will his hair look sexy pushed back?

Ms. Norbury: Kerry Butler

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My husband took this on #sethbdwaycruise #leica 💗

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Big shoes to fill if you’re playing the role that the script writer originated.

Kevin G: Cheech Manohar

Looks like he’s ready to tackle the shoes of a young M.C. and mathlete…

Principal Duvall: Rick Younger

He didn’t leave the South Side for nothing…

Here is everything Tina Fey has said about the musical before today’s big announcement.

I can only imagine how some of the most iconic lines and scenes will play out on stage. Will we see Mrs. George? A whole song about infinite limits? A recreated version of the talent show number? I want all the details.

All in all, this musical is shaping up to be so great. I know I’ll be quick to get tickets once it hits the New York theater scene. Until then, the musical will play D.C.’s National Theatre from October 31-December 3.

Seems like Gretchen was right after all…

I told you I’d be back…

Again, sorry for the wait— but I think this blog is worth it, right?!?! (Well, at least I choose to believe.)

So, when we last left, I just saw Shuffle Along (side note: GO SEE IT, if you can! Totally amazing.). The following week was pretty normal, except on Tuesday! Because I won a lottery! A digital lottery! AH I was so excited! (Maybe that means my luck is changing– so I could win the Hamilton lotto now, right??? Haha, nope, still no.)

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YES, I won the On Your Feet lotto! (And before Josh Segarra leaves!)

AND, now I’ve seen all the Best Choreography nominees from this year’s Tonys!

Again, regular week (mostly errands or “runs” and fashion research), until that Sunday afternoon… After camping out all morning and afternoon, I was able to secure Standing Room seats at one of my favorite shows of this Broadway season.

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THAT’S RIGHT— I saw Waitress AGAIN! And boy, it is still just as amazing.

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Stagedoor? But of course…

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Chris Fitzgerald, again… (And no– it’s not Michael Arden— sorry, Tony joke.)

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EXCLUSIVE Gilmore Girl movie photo!

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Keala Settle— amazing voice.

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The adorable Claire (LuLu in the show) comes out to greet her adoring public, tiara and all…

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Dr. Pomatter– I mean, Drew Gehling!

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He needed a minute to stop and look at the brand new program book for the first time… And explained backstage secrets about the photos…

Then, the next week went on as normal…  Then, Dad came to visit for the holiday weekend, which meant I had to take him to a show and teach him how to stagedoor properly.

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I felt extremely untalented and unaccomplished after seeing a bunch of 11/12 year olds already on Broadway. (But good show, though.)

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UM I met a Tony nominee?!?!? 

And Monday the 4th, Dad wanted to be a tourist, so yea, that happened…

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Pretty view of the city… #myfave

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Happy 4th from Lady Liberty….

Then, it was another week of fashion research in the gross, NYC summer crazy humidity. Blech. Anddddd… here we are, yep so, recap finished.

I promise another real post (not just a recap) is coming— you know, as soon as my building tells my they have received my mail that already says was delivered today… So, whenever they can competently do that, my planned blog post will be written and posted…

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One week in and it’s been all about theater and fashion… But is that a bad thing??

As this post title suggests, it’s been exactly one week for my second Manhattan summer and basically everything I’ve done involves fashion and Broadway. But, that’s not a bad thing at all, right?!?

To start, on Wednesday I decided to try my luck at the Ham4Ham lottery (though I knew it’d be fail, as it was last summer.) To clarify, the Hamilton lottery is best described as a needle in a haystack, where thousands of people head to the Richard Rodgers for the sole in-person Wednesday matinee lottery for $10 front row seats or a few standing room options, where they put their name in a huge barrel of a basket— yeah, chances are slim. Knowing it’s highly unlikely that I’d win, I mostly went to see the Ham4Ham show. So, two hours before creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda tweeted a New York Times article about the Hamilton softball team in the Broadway league, which was “required reading” for the lotto… Unsure what that meant, I went anyway with no thought of what would be performed.

I wanted show you all what it’s like to go to Ham4Ham, so enjoy the video below. (Sorry if it’s hard to see– it was really crowded and I’m vertically challenged.)


After I lost the lottery (as expected), I still felt like seeing a matinee, so I walked one block over to Waitress. I heard they had Standing Room seats, but the show wasn’t quite sold out, so I decided to get the cheapest available option in the mezzanine– and I’m so glad I did, because the show was great! (Been listening to the cast album on repeat all week!)

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Then at the stagedoor:

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Cute sisters McKenna and Clair sign Playbills for their split role as Lulu, Jenna’s daughter in the epilogue. #tooprecious

 

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Oh, hey- Chris Fitzgerald! I just had to congratulate him on his TONY NOMINATION!

I went home to get ready for my first day of work in the morning.

If you don’t know, I’m a Styling Intern at Brandon Maxwell (if you don’t know who he is, he runs a luxury fashion label and is a stylist.) What’s life as a fashion intern like? I’m hear to tell you… So, on Thursday (my first day), tasks included unpacking and packing garment bags and trunks of clothes, picking up a giant crystal pennant from Swarovski, dropping off and picking up garment bags, and at the end of the day, drop off gifts for models at IMG and Women Management. I also learned that heels are great aesthetically, just fashion interns are on your feet all day, both standing and running errands, so let’s just said I had some bad blisters… by lunchtime. Yea…. Then, on Friday my tasks included, drop offs, organizing the design studio, creating PDFs of the looks, running to Barneys to find 11 pairs of Manolos  (such a hard life, right???), sending out trunks and packing. Very busy, but I love being deeply immersed in the fashion industry!

When I got home, I made dinner and promptly went to bed. Then, my alarm went off at 5:30 a.m. (See I had a logical reason!) I got up, got ready and headed to 45th Street (aka Broadway) and planted myself on the sidewalk outside the Gerald Shoenfeld theater where I was tenth in line for day-of rush tickets to American Psycho, closing June 5. After waiting for three hours in the longest rush line on 45th street (it went passed the Booth and looped into Shubert Alley!), I was able to get a ticket for the evening show.

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It was a really great show! Ahead of time, I knew nothing about the musical, the book or movie– and I think that’s better. If you don’t have any expectations, you’ll enjoy it more and can’t get let down. Every aspect was phenomenal, it’s a shame it only got Tony nods for lighting and set (well deserved, but still…) and that it’s closing…

Side note and brief theater rant: It’s a shame how so many amazing Broadway productions are closing because of low ticket sales and no Tony love (probably because Hamilton got everything); just because a show is completely original, artistic and different from anything I’ve ever seen (yes, I’m talking about Psycho here!) doesn’t mean it should close…. Sad face that Broadway can’t keep the greats…

And after the show, of course I had to stagedoor– getting autographs and even a photo! (And at the stagedoor, I noticed Bob Lenzi aka Miles from Tuck waiting there for his girlfriend at her stagedoor– talk about an adorable Broadway couple.)

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A photo with Jen Damiano!

And later, guess who I learned also went to that show? Why none other than LEA SALONGA. SHUT UP, that’s so legendary– that I was in the same room as her, watching a show!

So, I’d say fashion and theater will be the major themes of this summer!

Until next time…

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A whole lot of nothing and then a whole lot of theater.

Hi everyone. Sorry it’s been a while, but as the title suggests, nothing really cool has been happening: I pretty much just go to work (I have a routine now.)

So, my last post left off with how amazing Hedwig and the Angry Inch with Darren Criss was!  That following Monday was yet another boring financial visit, blech. Tuesday was a prep day for a big fall cover shoot, so I was packing, organizing and running last-minute errands. July 8 was the big shoot so, in addition, to organizing and running to Whole Foods for some specific eggs for a shot, I had to burn down candles… for the shoot (Hey, they have to look like people actually used them! Believability!)

The rest of the week was unpacking, organizing and writing papers due… ew. But, enjoy these cool shots from the top floor of my office building.

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IMG_4074That weekend was uneventful, as I spent most time either writing papers or hanging out with friends. Then, on Monday began our theater week. And I got to go to William Ivey Long’s costume shop! It was so cool to see the office of the legend who designed costumes for Cinderella, Caberet, Chicago, Guys and Dolls, It Shoulda Been You (!!) and On the 20th Century! Wow! That was cool. Then, we had a theater panel with stage managers of shows like Wicked and Kinky Boots.

Tuesday, July 14 started  off with a run to this huuuge prop warehouse to pick up items for a shoot, Then, I had to find where to buy pumpkins for the next cover shoot… real ones. Did you know those are hard to find in summer? Then, at 3 pm we had this super cool editorial intern panel with all these digital editors from 17, Marie Claire and Cosmo: so so so cool! #dreamjob

IMG_4079That night we went to Wicked. Loved it as always, except bummed Kara Lindsey was out of town. 😦 (She was fantastic as Katherine Plumber in Newsies!)

Then, I learned the guy who plays romantic male lead Fiyero went to my school! How cool!

And then, we were able to go on a backstage tour of the theater (we passed Real Housewife of Orange County Tamra leaving her tour, as well) and got to chat with Fiyero and even….

IMG_4082                                            Stand on the Gershwin stage!!!!! What, oh my gosh!

The rest of the week was same old, same old research, packing, etc.

IMG_4092Friday night my friend and I had gotten tickets to see the one and only SUTTON FOSTER live in The Wild Party! And she was ahmazing to see live (as well as the rest of the cast.) We went to stagedoor and got autographs from the rest of the cast, and then I spotted Ms. Foster, however, she only signed a select few, so I only got a quick, blurry shot of her and her husband leaving the theater. BUT, I did talk to her show costar Miriam about how I am obsessed with their show Younger and cannot wait for season 2! She was very sweet about that.

IMG_4098_2Saturday morning I wrote my whole paper in two hours flat and then walked around the Central Park Zoo for a while. First, we couldn’t find it in the huge park and then we thought the children’s petting zoo was the whole thing. Glad that was a no.

Then, a bunch of friends and I went to grab a quick bite for dinner. After that, around 8 pm, my friend and I went to go get flowers and cards from the store because we decided to show up and support Darren Criss at the stagedoor at his final night. Because he literally is off to Italy on Monday to shoot a film, ‘Smitten!’ We got there soon after and waited until 11:30 before he started to sign autographs. But, here’s my experience through photos:

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just looked up and saw this in lights.

 

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Look closely: it’s Harry Shum Jr from Glee there to support his buddy!

 

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Brad the pianist from Glee, Gilmore Girls, Bunheads, etc!!!

 

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Darren talking to us!! So, first he came to tell us he’ll be there soon. Then, here: he’s telling us to “put our f**king phones away” because he’d rather have a human moment with us. Such a sweetie that Darren is. ❤ Also, it is evident that “f**k” is clearly his fave word…

 

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Aww, cutie pie Darren. 🙂

 

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Got to congratulate him on a truly amazing run, compliment his blue sparkly nail polish and ask if he’d miss all those shows in heels. 😉

 

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He wrote my name on the Playbill! Eee! He also asked if it was spelled with an “Mir…” Yep, he got it right! Smarty pants! 🙂

IMG_4160SUCH AN AMAZING NIGHT. A little too hot and in cramped quarters, but so worth it to meet sweetie pie Darren.

On to Sunday. I woke up planning to do the lottery for Aladdin. Total bust. Sad face. However, across the street was On the Twentieth Century with Kristin Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher! So why not? I learn it’s their LAST show, like the very final one AND they have student rush. Yes, I’m in. So, I was able to get a half-off orchestra seat to the last performance! So much better than Aladdin, for sure!

The show was amazing, and to be able to see Ms. Chenoweth live on stage: oh my gosh, I could hardly believe it! After a lengthy, and well-deserved, bow, I headed out to stagedoor and who was first to come out?

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Ah Kristin Chenoweth! So petite and so pretty!

 

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Loving her perfect summer outfit! And I told her that! She responded, “Oh thank you, I hope I can rock it.” Oh yes, you can.

 

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Got a Playbill signed by the incomparable Kristin Chenoweth! (And two ensemble members, who took a picture of me and a few other fans waiting!)

Wow, what a whirlwind! After that, I had about seven minutes at home before my friend and I walked to dinner in Little Italy (when in NYC, I guess?). We came back and I was so exhausted, but decided to write a blog post, so here we are.

Tomorrow is another day of class within the theater section, so we’ll see how that goes. Also this week is big time visa app prep before I go abroad (I’ll be blogging there too: haven’t decided on a site yet: will keep you posted.)

Until next time, Miranda xx

What happens when you least expect it

Saturday, after I posted my last entry, a friend and I decided to be very touristy for a little bit and get out of the rain too. Who did we see?

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The latest tributes fight it out in the Cornucopia. Hahaha I wouldn’t last a minute.

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Had to promote my work on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon!

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But, I couldn’t miss my presidential speech in D.C….

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JOBROS round 2!

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A quick selfie with my super tall NYC buddy, Miss Taylor Swift.

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Hey Ed, good to see you again!

That’s right, I went to Madame Tussauds! Haha we had fun, though I wish my 1D boys were in attendance! 😦 Ah, well there’s always London…

IMG_3893Sunday night began with a visit to Broadway to see Something Rotten with Christian Borle! (He won the TONY, as well as starred in the Legally Blonde musical and the TV show “Smash.”) The show was hilarious (it’s a muuusical!) and the best part had to be at the end: when Christian Borle was goofy-dancing (almost like ’embarrassing dad dancing’) off stage as the curtain fell. Best part of the night. Also, Borle as the cocky Shakespeare versus the sweet, adorable Emmett in Legally Blonde: so drastically different! But, the show as a whole was fantastic! After the show, we decided to Uber back with some interesting results, to say the least.

Monday was our class day and we visited three FINANCE sites. Can you hear me yawning? I actually kind of fell asleep at one of the stops. Sorry- now I know I can never work at a financial firm. Also, I learned a salad that primarily is made with kale is not my thing: blech.

Tuesday began with my supervisor asking if any of us interns can sew. I said I could-ish. Then, I was off to what is quickly becoming my new favorite store, Lee’s Art Shop— it has so many craft supplies and other miscellaneous items in store!

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Making some Martha Stewart-approved fabric flowers for an upcoming shoot in a fall issue!

Then, I pretty much sewed all day: it was very relaxing, therapeutic. I popped in my headphones, played some slow Ed Sheeran ballads and I had a relaxing time stitching; the time just flew by! Also, I was able to find some cute bangles the accessories apartment was giving away!

Wednesday, I kept unpacking and sewing for our shoot next week: it’s still relaxing– and easier to get the hang of once you actually know how to do it! Also, after lunch the fashion team brought huge tubs into the conference room for giveaways! The area was packed with GH employees sifting through all sorts of clothes and accessories. I even found a cute purse, hat and socks!

I came home to work on some essays due tomorrow, but hey I have Thursday and Friday off work for the holiday, so that’s nice! Then, my friend and I decided to try a gelato place near NYU: I had a really good mix of raspberry and hazelnut. As we were eating our gelato cones, guess what we randomly saw??

A film crew! There were director seats that read “rock and roll” in a typewriter-esque font, a craft services tent and all sorts of crew members around!IMG_3913

Not to mention the amount of trailers with vanity mirrors inside!

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In fact, one trailer read “Zak,” which is a character in the show, who is played by actor Ray Romano.

Being a journalist, I knew I had to do some sleuthing to find out the specifics:

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Turns out, “Rock and Roll” is an upcoming HBO series that was filming: and we saw the whole process, how cool was that! See what happens when you least expect it in Manhattan?

Thursday and Friday, I don’t know what is in store: stay tuned.

Until next time, Miranda xx

THIS BLOG IS AWESOME!

So, this past week has been crazy and exciting! Can’t wait to share more; so keep reading! (Oh, the blog title is a reference to something I did this week, will explain later.)

On Wednesday June 17, my day’s task was research-based for an upcoming story. The subject was ‘glamping.’ To which, I learned how intense it can be. (Also, I apologize if you follow me on Pinterest, as I kept pinning glamping ideas… Oops.) Then, we had some surprise visitors come to the office, bringing yummy-but-tiny treats by Baked By Melissa!

                                                                          Who was it?

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It was none other than Elmo and Cookie Monster!!! (And yes, it was the OFFICIAL ones, not the replications from Times Square.) Our entire office was in a tizzy; haha real celebrities visiting the office! Their PR people from Sesame Place mentioned how it was their 35th birthday, and even gave us promotional flash drives with a picture of Big Bird on it.

Thursday was research day as well (for a different project), and then we took a break to organize the home closet (it is full of adorable home decor!), which was kind of therapeutic for my Type A tendencies. 😉 (The other intern wasn’t as enthralled as I was to organize the closet.) Then, as we went downstairs to lunch, we ended up in the same elevator as our EIC Jane; casual.

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Apparently the baseball field? (I’m not well-versed in sports.)

After work I had approximately 20 minutes after my subway arrived to go to the grocery store across the street AND change into something more appropriate for a Yankees game. (Another event for our NYC program participants.) Well, I made it: and my friend and I ended up squished in a Bronx-bound subway car, with just about every other person to the game. Upon arrival, we went to go get dinner (did you know they sell sushi and noodle bowls at Yankee Stadium? I did not.) and find a souvenir for my friend’s relative…. Haha hearing her describe his demographics to the young Mets fan working the booth was priceless! (haha, it was a ‘you had to be there’ type of humor.) Eventually, we found what we were looking for and went to find the staircase to get to the upper levels…. that was a tad bit difficult. We did find it shortly after, and were the last ones of our group to arrive in our seats… and the first ones to leave (hey we stayed until the 5th-6th inning!)

However, I learned that I have no idea what happened. When people cheered, I went “Yay, something happened, I guess!” True story. And we kept trying to guess the what the DH position of A-Rod was… (Is it ‘down home?’ Is that even a thing? Could it be?) It’s Designated Hitter…. ohhhhhhh. We didn’t stay much longer than that, but we couldn’t leave without getting some ice cream in a Yankees souvenir cup. (A.K.A. a souvenir for my brother from the city.)

The next day at work, we did research and then went up to the Test Kitchen to pack up from the week’s food shoot. While packing, I noticed how the GH Institute team was making something; it smelled really good! (Better than my own abilities. Not a joke. I must take after Mom in that way.) Then, when I got home, it was time to sit down to write this monster of an essay assignment due on Saturday. I wrote the paper pretty much all night, well, actually, I deflected by watching season four of Scandal on Netflix until midnight…

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Ready to see Amanda Seyfried live on stage! I wonder, does she still have ESPN or something?

On Saturday, I woke up at 9 a.m. to do laundry and to actually write this paper. To which I learned that no one will wake up before 9 a.m. on a Saturday to do anything. (haha college kids.) I actually wrote this paper all day, and turned it in right on time! Then, it was time to head to the theater! This time I had planned to see off-Broadway play “The Way We Get By” starring Amanda Seyfried and Thomas Sadoski!

The show was fantastic; hilarious and well-done! So, there’s a line in the play where Thomas’ Greg says “Star Wars is awesome,” in relation to his character’s shirt… So, I ran with that for this blog title: I know you all were wondering…

When I sat down in my seat in the small off-broadway theater, I could have sworn that that guy who played Bennett in “The Carrie Diaries” was seated directly behind me… or at least someone who looks exactly like him.

After the show ended, I knew I had to stagedoor, which was in the lobby of the theater. First, Rose Byrne of “Bridesmaids” walked past (She was Helen.) wearing an adorable fedora atop her wavy bob. Us stagedoor folks were excited about seeing her. THEN, Seth Macfarlane speed-walked right past us. (Someone said they spotted him drinking at the bar earlier that night.) With that, let’s get to the actual cast, shall we?

First, Thomas Sadoski came out: who was fabulous as the fast-talking Greg! Oh, and yea, he was the ex-husband in “Wild” with Reese Witherspoon! Then, there was Amanda’s dog Finn waiting to see her post-show. He kept sniffing/licking my leg! (Dogs seem to love me; I can’t figure out why.) And after awhile, Amanda finally came outside (no photos with her were allowed.) And we had a little convo while she signed my Playbill!

Here’s how it went: (Her only conversation while signing autographs, just saying.)

Me: “You were great tonight! And Finn is so cute!”

Amanda Seyfried: “Isn’t he? He’s actually waiting for me in the car!” (Her face lit up when talking about her puppy!)

Me: “Yeah, he actually came inside for a little bit.”

AS: “Oh, did he?” (She was then ushered along to the next part of the line.)

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         Thomas Sadoski                             Finn Seyfried                   …and Amanda Seyfried

Ahhh! Still can’t believe that happened! Anyway, the show was hilarious, truly laugh-out-loud worthy! Great show, great night.

And here’s another [signed] Playbill to add to my collection this summer. (I imagine it will only keep growing…TOTAL TRUTH.)

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Until next time, Miranda xx

 

We’re soaring, flying.

Hi everyone! It’s been a crazy, hectic couple of days, so I’ll recap a bit for you! (Haha so I couldn’t resist the title… you’ll understand why when you keep reading!)

After our big Brooklyn shoot, I spent most of the following day unpacking and organizing boxes and the props. However, after two weeks, I finally got my I.D. badge and computer login! Yay I’m an official Hearst intern now!! 🙂 The next day, Friday, was a research day; finishing up a big project that was due.

11415380_10204495151967459_33056752558135302_nSaturday was a pretty relaxing day until about 6:30, when my friend and I went to see Gigi on Broadway with Vanessa Hudgens and Newsies’ Corey Cott!! Ahhh it was ahmazing. Truly an incredible show! Loved it. It was such a great show that it’s a shame it’s closing this weekend.

So, at the end of the show we snuck out when the bows started, and we ran around to the stagedoor, to be close. We found a perfect spot at the end of the barricades, and then got autographs from ensemble member Max Clayton! We then met two other girls, who were big 1D/5SOS fans, and we started discussing Michael’s accident that happened early that night, as fangirls do, naturally.

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Then, I saw “High School Musical” star Vanessa Hudgens in an outfit that was gorge! Love her outfit! And I told her; she replied with a sincere “Thank you.” Ahh! And then we saw Instagram/Twitter pictures that her costar and bestie Ashley Tisdale was in attendance that night! Wow, if only we could have met her too!

Then, I was able to get a photo with Vanessa! Ahhh! She took our selfie, how cool is that! I was so excited after that!

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Haha, shoutout to the guy with the sparkly gold phone case trying to get a photo of me and my new BFF Vanessa. Lol. 😉

Sunday was pretty relaxed, nothing really happened other than me and my roommate checking out my park for our assignment and getting bagels from a place nearby.

Monday was our class day, and we visited Ketchum PR and the August Wilson and Al Hirschfeld theaters. See my class blog on the day here! It was so cool to see the bare sets of “Jersey Boys” and “Kinky Boots,” wow! I came home so exhausted and sweaty; ready for bed and work the next day.

Today at work I did a juice run, getting juice and smoothies for the editors in a shoot, like four minutes after I arrived at work. Then, I brought a couple props up to the Test Kitchen (home of the GH Research Institute) where the shoot was, then it was a research day for an upcoming spread. After work, I went on a quest for stamps… And I pretty much failed, as I ended up walking more than I could have and the Post Office was closed… Luckily, a drug store with a mailbox right outside sold stamps, so yay, mission accomplished.

Then, I had about 20 minutes to spare, so I walked around TJ Maxx, to which I found some adorable Kate Spade Saturday purses… If only I needed another purse… lol. Then, it was time for dinner, where I had plans to meet some second cousins who were also here for the summer. That was fun and nice, considering I hadn’t seen them in several years… Then, I came home completely exhausted. Ready for another hectic day as an intern tomorrow!

Until next time, Miranda xx