The Thinking Man's Idiot

The unruly brain and bad habits of a writer, artist, and grilled cheese sandwich-enthusiast.

Tag Archives: Lin-Manuel Miranda

Thank you, Regina King: 2019 Year in Review

My belated look at 2019 puts 2020 into perspective.

Tuesday, 7 April, 2020 · Leave a comment

So… I finally saw ‘Hamilton’ last week

Through sheer lottery luck, I finally saw that show everyone’s been talking about for 3 1/2 years. Verdict?

Thursday, 16 May, 2019 · 2 Comments

Thank the Demi-gods

Well-rounded characters, fantastic songs, cultural sensitivity make this a winner for the Mouse House.

Tuesday, 17 January, 2017 · Leave a comment

In For a Penny: You Won’t be Namin’ no Buildings after Me

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis casts his vote from the front row. US presidents don’t have the best history with theatre. “To live means to finesse…

Thursday, 7 July, 2016 · 2 Comments

In For a Penny: Eyes without a Face

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis III weighs in on some recent controversy. Can you spot the Oscar-winner under all that shoe polish? “In 1985, I’m sitting…

Thursday, 25 February, 2016 · 2 Comments