Thursday, August 02, 2007
GO SEE IT!!!!
Really. I loved it SO MUCH and while I normally wouldn't make a unilateral recommendation for a musical, this one is funny and clever enough to be enjoyed by everyone. Yes, this means you. Guys can pretend that they're only going 'cause their girlfriends/grandmas are making them go if it makes them feel better, but they'll enjoy themselves just as much as the rest of us.
Seriously, it made me happy. Tracy Turnblad is the cutest little dumpling, EVER!, with her tiny kitten hands and fantastic hair. John Travolta is good, too, and he not only nails the wretched Baltimore accent, but stands around just like my sisters do if they're not feeling very confident in themselves, which is exactly what Mrs. Turnblad should do.
Music is great, costumes are fantastic, and it's hilarious. Go see it.