If breakfast food was a major offered at the University, I’d have a 4.0. I wouldn’t even need to re-subscribe to my Chegg account if I were taking classes like “Intro to How Do You Like Your Eggs” instead of “Polisci 495.”
The lack of representation for this community is not a new conversation within the world of theatre, and this age-old trend sparked a desire in the young men of the University’s department to work to make a change.
Whereas in Chicago you’re confined to the deep dish, in Detroit, some square looking nonsense (sorry) and on the west coast cardboard (sorry again), the diversity and simplicity of the slice in New York City is what makes it the pizza capital of the United States.
With “The Price is Right” live tour, those who generally watch the show alone are able to break free from the screen and find themselves sitting next to, laughing with and relating to complete strangers.
“Fun Home” is a heartbreaking and truthful and beautiful depiction of a unique experience that has the ability to transcend its specific narrative, making it relatable in a way I would never have expected.
Every time Elizabeth James takes a breath to speak, you can see a story forming in her head. It builds until it’s right behind her teeth, and then she opens her mouth to create a world in the space around you with her words. For me, this is her office building, up in the University’s Haven Hall, tucked away in the kindest room I’ve ever seen — an entire wall covered with warm, loving photographs and artifacts that reflect her passion for culture and history lining every surface. The room has an inviting, colorful vibe — and there’s no better way to describe James.