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Day of Honor: A Journal of Random Thoughts Mirror of my LiveJournal. In it, I rant, vent, ponder, think aloud, etc. Enter at your own risk.
Musical Reviews
Wicked: October 27, 2007 evening Los Angeles, CA: #28: Julie Reiber (s/b Elphaba) & Megan Hilty
Wicked: October 21, 2007 evening Los Angeles, CA: #27: Julie Reiber (s/b Elphaba) & Emily Rozek (s/b Glinda)
Wicked: September 26 eve & 27 Broadway, NY: #25 & 26: Julia Murney & Kendra Kassebaum
Wicked: September 25, 2007 Tour, Boston, MA: #24: Victoria Matlock & Christina DeCicco
Wicked: September 22, 2007 evening Broadway, NY: #23: Julia Murney, Kendra Kassebaum, Michael Seelbach (u/s Fiyero)
Wicked: September 14, 2007 Los Angeles, CA: #22: Eden Espinosa & Megan Hilty
Wicked: September 11, 2007 Los Angeles, CA: #21: Eden Espinosa & Megan Hilty
Wicked: August 18, 2007 matinee Los Angeles, CA: #20: Eden Espinosa, Megan Hilty, DJ Gregory (u/s Fiyero)
Wicked: August 12, 2007 evening Los Angeles, CA: #19: Julie Reiber (s/b Elphaba), Megan Hily, Adam Lambert (u/s Fiyero) & understudies galore
Wicked: June 30, 2007 evening Los Angeles, CA: #18: Eden Espinosa & Megan Hilty
Wicked: June 28, 2007 Los Angeles, CA: #17: Eden Espinosa & Emily Rozek (s/b Glinda)
Wicked: June 23, 2007 matinee & evening Los Angeles, CA: #14 & 15: Eden Espinosa & Emily Rozek (s/b Glinda)
Wicked: June 9, 2007 matinee & evening Los Angeles, CA: #12 & 13: Julie Reiber as s/b Elphaba
Wicked: May 5, 2007 evening Los Angeles, CA (Fourth row orchestra, center) #11. Saturday 8:00pm. Julie Reiber as s/b Elphaba
Wicked: May 5, 2007 matinee Los Angeles, CA (Front row orchestra, center) #10. Saturday 2:00pm. Julie Reiber as s/b Elphaba (4th performance)
Wicked: April 21, 2007 evening Los Angeles, CA (Rear mezzanine, left center) #9. Saturday 8:00pm. Eden back on.
Wicked: April 21, 2007 matinee Los Angeles, CA (Front row orchestra, center) #8. Saturday 2:00pm. Julie Reiber as s/b Elphaba (2nd performance)
Wicked: March 31, 2007 evening Los Angeles, CA (Front center mezzanine) #7. Saturday 8:00pm. Amazing performance!!
Wicked: March 31, 2007 matinee Los Angeles, CA (Front row orchestra, left center) #6. Saturday 2:00pm.
Wicked: March 4, 2007 evening Los Angeles, CA (Front center mezzanine) #4. Sunday 6:30pm.
Wicked: February 24, 2007 evening Los Angeles, CA (Front row center orchestra) #3. Saturday 8pm.
Wicked: February 21, 2007 (opening night) Los Angeles, CA (Far right orchestra) #2. Wednesday 8pm.
Wicked: February 10, 2007 (first preview) Los Angeles, CA (Far left orchestra) #1. Saturday 8pm.
Urinetown: November 2, 2006 Interact L.A., Los Angeles, CA w/ Norman Large as Cladwell
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: July 1, 2006 San Francisco, CA (Orchestra left) Jenni Barber was back as Olive. Saturday 8pm.
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: June 24, 2006 San Francisco, CA (Orchestra right) First time seeing Spelling Bee, and it was hilarious! Elsa Carmona as Olive. Saturday 2pm.
Les Misérables: June 18, 2006 Los Angeles, CA (Center orchestra) #21. Sunday 6:30pm.
Les Misérables: June 17, 2006 Los Angeles, CA (Far left orchestra) #20. Complete cast! Saturday 8pm.
Les Misérables: June 14, 2006 Los Angeles, CA (Left orchestra) #19. Eric Briarley as Enjolras! Wednesday 8pm.
Les Misérables: June 11, 2006 Los Angeles, CA (Right front mezzanine) #18. Jason Kraack as Valjean. Suzanna Neeley Bridges as Cosette. Sunday 6:30pm.
Les Misérables: June 8, 2006 Los Angeles, CA (Right center, rear mezzanine) #17 overall. Pierce Peter Brandt as Javert, first viewing of Daniel Bogart as Marius, and Norman Large back as M. Thénardier. Thursday 8pm.
Lestat: January 29, 2006 San Francisco, CA (Right balcony) Um, ouch? Sunday 2:00pm.
Les Misérables: January 6, 2006 Washington, D.C. (Orch far right) Leslie was back! David Michael Felty understudying for Valjean. Friday 8pm.
Les Misérables: January 5, 2006 Washington, D.C. (Orch mid left) Sierra Boggess' debut as Cosette understudy. Thursday 8pm.
Les Misérables: January 3, 2006 Washington, D.C. (Standing room only) Ali Ewoldt understudying for Cosette. Tuesday 8pm.
Into the Woods: December 29, 2005 Palo Alto, CA (Orch far right) TheatreWorks production of Sondheim's Into the Woods.
Les Misérables: July 24, 2005 San Francisco, CA. (Right upper box) About 14 hours after the previous show, I went to attend the final show of the SF run. David Michael Felty had a surprise 10 minutes before curtain -- he was going on as Valjean. Also Kevin David Thomas as Marius. Sunday, 2pm.
Les Misérables: July 23, 2005 San Francisco, CA. (Left lower box) Purpose of this show: to see Charlie understudy as Marius. Saturday 8pm.
Les Misérables: July 16, 2005 San Francisco, CA. (Right lower box) Take a wild guess. #5 ... First time seeing Norman Large as Thénardier and finally get to see Meg Guzulescu as Young Cosette. Understudies: Roger Seyer as Valjean and Nina Negri as Cosette. Saturday 8pm.
Les Misérables: July 3, 2005 San Francisco, CA. (Right upper box) #4 for this run. First week for Joan Almedilla taking over for Tonya, James Chip Leonard understudying for Thénardier and Ashley Fox Linton understudying for Cosette. Sunday 2pm.
Les Misérables: June 25, 2005 San Francisco, CA. (Right upper box) I had to go see Tonya Dixon's last performance, and I am so glad I did! Saturday 8pm show. Trent Blanton understudied for Javert.
Les Misérables: June 18, 2005 San Francisco, CA. (Left upper box) Twice in the span of three days -- yeah, I'm nuts. Saturday matinee on June 18, 2005. Finally got to see Robert Hunt!
Les Misérables: June 16, 2005 San Francisco, CA. (Mezzanine center) Review of Les Misérables at the Curran Theatre on June 16, 2005. Pierce Peter Brant understudied for Javert. Thursday 8pm.
Les Miserables: December 2004 Los Angeles, CA. Another visit to "hear the people sing, singing the songs of angry men." December 15, 2004 at the Pantages Theatre. Trent Blanton understudied for Javert.
Miss Saigon: June 2004 Miss Saigon in Los Angeles, CA on June 20, 2004 -- with Jennifer Paz!
Miss Saigon: May 2003 I got to see Miss Saigon in Cupertino, CA on May 10, 2003. Here's my review.
Les Misérables: May 2003 I couldn't pass up another chance to see Les Misérables in Sacramento -- so here's my review of the performance on Thursday, May 1, 2003 at 8:00pm.
Les Miserables: June 2002 Crazy me, I went back to see Les Miserables a second time, on June 12, 2002. It was a somewhat different cast, and here I review their performances as well as note the differences between previous shows I've seen.
Les Miserables: May 2002 I saw Les Miserables in San Francisco on May 26, 2002 and here is my review. Featured performers include Randal Keith as Valjean, Stephen Tewksbury as Javert, and Ma-Anne Dionisio as Eponine.
Star Trek: Voyager Fanfiction
Buried Treasure Painful memories of B'Elanna's past resurface when she considers her feelings for Tom. Set an indefinite amount of time after "Blood Fever." Rated PG. Removed temporarily for editing.
'Twas the Night Before Christmas Set between "The Gift" and "Day of Honor", Tom organizes a Christmas Eve party, but is baffled and hurt when he finds that B'Elanna refuses to attend. Rated G.
Gymnastics-Related Writings
My Life in Gymnastics Read my account of what it was like for me being in gymnastics, through both physical and emotional moments of joy and obstacles.
San Diego Masters Meet 2000 Aug 20, 2000 - Here is a fairly detailed account of the entire day surrounding and including the San Diego All-Stars Masters Meet, which was my second Masters (gymnastics for "adults") meet ever.