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Sunday, October 16, 2022

September 2022: Death, Psychiatry, and Webtoons by Nicole Serratore

Happy Birthday to Jungkook.  In September, I finalized my plans to go to Korea. It's my first international trip since December 2019.  After two years of Korean lessons, I am hoping I ca…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 01:56PM
Saturday, September 10, 2022

August 2022: Whales and Wizards by Nicole Serratore

All 13 of Seventeen It was a hot month and I didn't want to leave my house much. I did go see Seventeen in concert which was fun. I had not really been following their work but still a go…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 05:25PM
Wednesday, August 31, 2022

ONCE UPON A (korean) TIME at La MaMa by Nicole Serratore

An inventive production of Daniel K. Isaac's ambitious play on family history and folk tales. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post ONCE UPON A (korean) TIME at La MaMa appeared first on Exeun…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 08:00PM
Sunday, August 7, 2022

July 2022: Hobipalooza and Melodramas by Nicole Serratore

The BTS group "hiatus" is processed now. It has been for sure, NOT A BREAK. As always, barely keeping up with all they are doing.  It's exciting to see the different paths each of the artis…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 08:26PM
Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Happy Life at Walkerspace by Nicole Serratore

A smart, funny, and complex play by Kathy Ng about the persistent ghosts in our lives (or apartments). Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Happy Life at Walkerspace appeared first on Exeunt M…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 09:00PM
Sunday, July 3, 2022

June 2022: Losing the Plot by Nicole Serratore

Not a disappointment--seeing Stray Kids in concert. K-dramas sometimes a disappointment  It can be frustrating when a drama has interesting characters and a compelling setting, and then ju…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 03:45PM
Monday, June 20, 2022

Review: The Bedwetter at Atlantic Theater by Nicole Serratore

An honest and relatable musical adaptation of Sarah Silverman’s memoir about the nightmare of childhood. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Review: The Bedwetter at Atlantic Theater appear…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 08:40AM
Monday, May 30, 2022

May 2022: Demons, Suicide, and Complicated Concubines by Nicole Serratore

Bigfoot was more into The Red Sleeve than I was A lot of Sad Rowoon this month and it would be nice to see him in a light comedy. If you're listening Korea, please let him have a fun and li…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 02:59PM
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Review: California at Clubbed Thumb’s Summerworks by Nicole Serratore

Trish Harnetiaux's spooky comedy about fractured time, memory, and family blends melancholy with heart. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Review: California at Clubbed Thumb’s Summerwork…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 10:41PM
Sunday, May 1, 2022

April 2022: A Forecast of Business and Snowdrops by Nicole Serratore

Gratuitous pic of my foster cat Disney+ has broken into the business of K-dramas and whoa was it a mess.  But Netflix offered some new shows that work well for their formulas.  **********…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 05:29PM
Thursday, April 21, 2022

March 2022: Teen to Noona Romance by Nicole Serratore

Park Hyung-sik speaks for all of us during The Heirs From teens to Noonas, lots of romance this month. *************************** The Heirs The Heirs is a classic teen K-drama from 2013. …

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 07:33PM
Tuesday, March 8, 2022

We Interrupt this Blog to Say Nazis are Bad by Nicole Serratore

I was deeply disturbed by the play This Beautiful Future in 2017 when I first saw it in London.It’s written by Rita Kalnejas about two teenagers in 1944 France. They’ve snuck away to hav…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 07:57PM
Monday, February 28, 2022

February 2022: Quiet Pain, Secret Joy, Idols in Luv by Nicole Serratore

If you don't tell me... I won't know since I am idiot.  We stan the self-aware leading man of Our Beloved Summer.   *************************** Our Beloved Summer The great pleasure …

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 09:10PM
Thursday, January 27, 2022

January 2022: Happiness, Revenge, Answering Machines by Nicole Serratore

While the pandemic is not over, with the new year, I no longer feel the need to call this a Pandemic Diary. I’m just going to review the dramas I am watching or share my thoughts about …

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 07:12PM
Sunday, December 26, 2021

Pandemic Diary December 2021: Dramas to Recommend by Nicole Serratore

   Gratuitous pic of LA and a sunset at LACMA Back on my drama bullshit and feeling good. I have had a really good month of dramas I've enjoyed  and I feel a bit renewed in my enthus…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 05:00PM
Monday, December 20, 2021

Review: Company on Broadway by Nicole Serratore

A gender-swapped Company leaves the leading lady without a voice. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Review: Company on Broadway appeared first on Exeunt Magazine NYC.

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 08:48PM
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Pandemic Diary November- December 2021: The BTS Concerts in Los Angeles by Nicole Serratore

I came late to the BTS fandom, arriving in December 2020, maybe a little scared and unsure. I was intimidated by how much BTS content there was and how much there was to learn about the cult…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 01:29PM
Saturday, November 6, 2021

Pandemic Diary September-October 2021: BTS Distracted by Nicole Serratore

I went to the Grand Canyon. Recommended.  As I mentioned before, I have been really focused on my BTS education lately.  Remarkably, I am headed to their concerts in Los Angeles in Novemb…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 04:47PM
Monday, September 20, 2021

Review: Speak Softly, Go Far: Hannah Mamalis at Dublin Fringe Festival by Nicole Serratore

An inventive audio show from comedian-storyteller Hannah Mamalis shifts our perspective. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Review: Speak Softly, Go Far: Hannah Mamalis at Dublin Fringe Fes…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 07:26PM
Friday, September 17, 2021

Sun & Sea at BAM Fisher by Nicole Serratore

A climate change opera with a sly libretto is undone by a casually messy staging in an undersized venue. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Sun & Sea at BAM Fisher appeared first on Exe…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 11:15AM
Sunday, August 29, 2021

Pandemic Diary August 2021: Misty Watercolor Memories by Nicole Serratore

Me and my freshman dorm  This month marks the 28th anniversary of me moving to NYC. My boss was moving his daughter into the same NYU dorm I lived in yesterday.  While it was probably emo…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 12:41PM
Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Review: Merry Wives at the Delacorte by Nicole Serratore

Delightful leading ladies but the chaos and comedy never seem to reach full throttle in this Shakespearean adaptation. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Review: Merry Wives at the Delacorte…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 10:43AM
Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Pandemic Diary July 2021: Sad Stuff and So Much Seo In-guk by Nicole Serratore

I am Mildly Bitter. I feel like Min Yoongi is speaking my language Hello. I am a Min Yoongi stan now. It came fast and furious. I’m sad I did not discover his existence sooner. But I am h…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 08:39PM
Monday, July 12, 2021

Review: Romantic Songs of the Patriarchy at the Guggenheim Museum by Nicole Serratore

A veritable snowstorm of misogyny falls in this galvanizing installation performance from artist Ragnar Kjartansson. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Review: Romantic Songs of the Patriar…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 07:22PM
Sunday, July 4, 2021

Pandemic Diary June 2021: Revenge, Grief, and High Jumps by Nicole Serratore

I finally left New York City to visit my family who I had not seen in person since Christmas 2018. It was pretty stressful.  A plane. An airport. Unmasked people. Just so many people. A ran…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 12:23PM
Sunday, June 27, 2021

Review: Current at Arts Brookfield by Nicole Serratore

An audio installation leads you on a walk through Lower Manhattan and offers an invitation to the multiverse of New York City. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Review: Current at Arts Bro…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 02:07PM
Sunday, May 30, 2021

Pandemic Diary May 2021: Divorce, Ballerinos, and Ghosts by Nicole Serratore

At what point does this stop being a pandemic diary? At what point does this stop being a pandemic? I started to commute to my office a few days a week. It’s been good for my mental healt…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 04:50PM
Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Review: This American Wife by Nicole Serratore

Interrogating twirling housewives and the performance of realness, this satirical offering from Fake Friends works best when using its own voice. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Review:…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 04:49PM
Monday, May 17, 2021

Review: Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overload at NYTW by Nicole Serratore

Kristina Wong's solo show about her mutual aid efforts during the pandemic documents this moment in Asian American history. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Review: Kristina Wong, Sweatsh…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 11:25AM
Monday, May 3, 2021

Review: All the Different Ways That Commodore Matthew Perry Could Have Died by Nicole Serratore

A short theater-animated hybrid confronts the history of Commodore Matthew Perry with humor and lamentation. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Review: All the Different Ways That Commodore…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 09:16PM
Thursday, April 29, 2021

Pandemic Diary April 2021: Rabies, Vendettas, Murders by Nicole Serratore

  I celebrated reaching “immunity” by taking the subway for the first time in 395 days.  I also ate a muffin outside unmasked.  It is a slow road for me back to public interaction. …

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 05:29PM

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