Mormones

I have not much of a title for this yet, but here is a start of a character exploration thing I’m working on, if you want to call it that. I’m actually not sure if the style works, but I still want to put it out there for some reason… 

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When Connor McKinley is four years old, he gets his first pair of ballet slippers.

They’re black canvas and full sole, and he wears them until the black turns gray, until the elastic is a little too stretched and there’s a little hole at his left big toe. Even when they are worn out, his mother keeps them in the little box they came in.

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musical theatre songs that i will literally stop my entire life to sing along to
  • ring of keys (fun home)
  • waving through a window (dear evan hansen)
  • non-stop (hamilton) 
  • la vie boheme (rent) 
  • spooky mormon hell dream (book of mormon)
  • come to the fun home (fun home) 
  • yorktown (hamilton) 
  • defying gravity (wicked)
  • 96,000 (in the heights)
  • satisfied (hamilton) 
  • take me or leave me (rent) 
  • dancing through life (wicked) 
  • king of new york (newsies)
  • revolting children (matilda) 
  • letters (natasha, pierre, and the great comet of 1812)
  • hasa diga eebowai (book of mormon) 
  • blackout (in the heights)
  • i’m alive (next to normal)
  • the schuyler sisters (hamilton)
  • carnaval del barrio (in the heights)
  • man up (book of mormon)
  • what is this feeling? (wicked) 
  • sincerely, me (dear evan hansen)
  • your fault (into the woods) 
  • we both reached for the gun (chicago)
  • one day more (les miserables) 
  • bad idea (waitress)
  • so much better (legally blonde)
Broadway songs that never fail to cheer me up

-Tomorrow Is A Latter Day (Book of Mormon)

-The Schuyler Sisters (Hamilton)

-Four Jews In A Room Bitching (Falsettos)

-Carrying the Banner (Newsies)

-Tango: Maureen (Rent)

-Yorktown (Hamilton)

-Beautiful (Heathers)

-Man Up (Book of Mormon)

-Falsettoland (Falsettos)

-Rent (Rent)

-Waving Through A Window (Dear Evan Hansen)

-Defying Gravity (Wicked)

-All-American Prophet (Book of Mormon)

-What’d I Miss (Hamilton)

-Seize The Day (Newsies)

-What Is This Feeling (Wicked)

Explaining Broadway to my Friend
  • Friend: So Lin has a wife?
  • Me: yeah
  • Friend: And she let him kiss her (Phillipa Soo)
  • Me: yeah? I mean... it's a play?
  • -
  • Friend: WAIT HES NOT IN THE MUSICAL ANYMORE? (Lin Manuel Miranda)
  • Me: yeah he left
  • Friend: HOWS THE SHOW STILL ON
  • Me: what do you mean? They get some people in his place
  • Friend: Why? How? They don't just replace the cast!
  • Me: ...?
  • -
  • Friend: okay let me get this straight, none of these people (original cast of hamilton) are in the show anymore?
  • Me: yeah original cast is gone
  • Friend: I don't think I want to see Hamilton anymore
  • Me: I swear, if you have the chance to see Hamilton and you choose not o because of the cast I will actually slap you
  • Friend: But it's NOT the original cast so it's not worth seeing!
  • Me: /$:&;!&:/'/$:&&/:$-&&;
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APUSH The Musical: songs from musical theater that explain concepts from apush chapters 2-26 of american pagent 

8tracks / playmoss / youtube 

1. Molasses to Rum from 1776: explains the triangle trade as well as the hypocrisy of the revolutionary era on the topic of slavery 

2. Sit Down John from 1776: the apprehension of moderates to declare independence during the continental congress

3. But Mr. Adams from 1776: the declaration of independence (this is partly on here bc it’s about jefferson wanting to bust his nut) 

4. Non-Stop from Hamilton: the formation of the federal government, the constitutional convention, and the federalist papers

5. Cabinet Battle #1 from Hamilton: arguments between federalists and democratic republicans over assumption, excise taxes on whiskey, and slavery 

6. The Room Where It Happens from Hamilton: the dinner that jefferson hosted which decided assumption as well as where the capital would be located 

7. The Election of 1800 from Hamilton: the election of 1800 would lead to the creation of political parties 

8. Alll American Prophet from Book of Mormon: the formation of mormonism and its westward expansion 

9. Rock Star from Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson: the anti-elitist sentiments that would lead to an increase in populism as well as how jackson’s anti-elitist populism contradicted with his own superiority complex 

10. Corrupt Bargain from Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson: the bargain which got JQA elected during the tie breaker for the election of 1824

11. Populism Yea Yea from Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson: the rise of populism and jacksonian democracy 

12. Ten Little Indians from Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson: the awful awful treatment of native americans (especially during jackson’s administration) 

13. Someone In a Tree from Pacific Overtures: the treaty of kanagawa and the “opening” of japan 

14. The Wild Wild West from Harvey Girls: westward expansion and the wild west

15. Paint Your Wagon from Paint Your Wagon: the california gold rush and westward expansion 

16. A Peculiar Institution from Civil War: the awful awful treatment of slaves 

17. The Glory from Civil War: the civil war in general 

18. The Ballad Of Booth from Assassins: john wilkes booth’s assassination of abraham lincoln 

19. The Ballad of Guiteau from Assassins: charles guiteau’s assassination of president garfield because he wanted to place chester a arthur in power so his faction would reap benefits of patronage 

20. The Bottom Line from Newsies: business owner’s cost cutting methods which often disenfranchised the workers 

21. The World Will Know from Newsies: the organization of labor unions against big business during the gilded age 

22. The Ballad of Czolgosz from Assassins: leon czolgosz’s assassination of president william mckinley because he felt the working class was oppressed