My art published on the official BOM twitter! OMgosh so exciting!
until you actually watch Assassins for the first time and discover that it is sung by two almost-murderers and they’re not even singing to each other/about each other, he’s singing to a picture of an underage Jodie Foster playing a preteen prostitute and she’s singing to Charles Manson and at the end she even cuts her forehead with a big fucking knife and blood pours all over her face.
Oh Stephen Sondheim, you do love your lovey-dovey duets don’t you.
Watching a boot of Anyone Can Whistle and Raul Esparza singing Everybody Says Don’t is now one of the reasons I will mention to people who ask me why I love musical theater.
No chance whatsoever to see an all middle-eastern cast, right?