I haven’t been to the movies in ages so I’ve decided that I want to see the movie Les Miserables with my friend Hayley tomorrow. I’ve heard so many great things about the film so I decided that it would be worth while seeing. The film is based on the famous musical from the 1800s.
I keep seeing all the members of the cast on various talkshow interviews discussing how they had to lose weight for the film, how cold the weather conditions were, and about the struggles of being an actor. An interesting fact I learned about the movie is that they all had to sing their songs live and did not lip-sync like musicals normally do.
I’m really looking forward to hearing Anne Hathaway sing “I Dreamed A Dream” since it’s one of my favorite songs of all time. My favorite version is Susan Boyle’s version so hopefully little Annie can do it justice!
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So REACH, Butler’s diversity organization, sponsored a free trip to Chicago to the first 25 students to sign up and luckily I was one of them! The trip was to see a play called “Mary” at the Goodman Theatre. We left at campus at 10 am and got back at 10 pm. It was definitely a full day!
When we got to Chicago, we had an hour and a half to explore on our own before the play started so a group of us all went to get lunch. I had Chinese food which was delicious to say the least!
After this, we all went to see the play which I also loved. It did a great job portraying real-life gender and racial issues facing Americans. It had its serious moments and it also had its funny moments. I would not mind seeing it again!
After the play, we ended the day by going to Giordano’s Pizzeria which was also paid for. I’m from the Chicago area so I’ve had it before but it tastes better with each bite! I even had four slices left over to bring home.
When we got back to campus, I went to my dorm room and decided to unwind by laying down and browsing the Internet. In doing this, I decided to make a Tumblr! I recently deleted my Facebook because I got bored with it so this is a really nice substitute with my time! Along with Twitter, I feel like I’ve now covered all the important social networking sites.
That’s all for today! Feel free to leave a comment and thanks for visiting my blog!
Random Photo of the Day:
This is part of the set for the play we saw