May 2012

The Insta-home Challenge: Miami

May 22, 2012

Part TwoSo our first week in Miami was a big-time bummer, although talking to some other cast members, we didn’t get the worst case scenario for housing by any stretch. But with our ant problem, we couldn’t fully unpack our kitchen or bathroom, and I couldn’t feel settled. And I was exhausted; Mike has been [...]

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Finally, the beach

May 21, 2012

Things are looking up here in Miami after almost a week of settling pains and overcast skies. Yesterday, the sun played peek-a-boo, so Lisa Swift, Max and I headed to the beach to actually put our feet in the wet sand. It was muggy and glorious. Here’s Max on South Pointe Beach, soaking up the [...]

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The opposite of sardines

May 21, 2012

My dressing room in MiamiWhen I asked my esteemed colleague Tony Freeman (standby for Timon, Zazu, Pumbaa and Scar) what the title of this post should be, he answered, ”What’s the opposite of sardines?” I guess that about sums it up. Every city where The Lion King lands, the dressing room situation varies. It all [...]

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The Insta-home Challenge: Miami

May 18, 2012

Part OneWe wanted to put to rest any notion that we live this charmed, oh-so-easy life on the road. Yes, we do get to experience a brand new city in all its glory every month. But the cleaning out, packing up, mapping through, moving in, unpacking and cleaning is proving harder with each city that [...]

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Detour: Angela bounces to Brooklyn

May 12, 2012

Mama got to redeem some getaway credits! I took a break from Lion King tour life and spent almost five days away from my two guys. My best friend from college, Anita, got married in a courthouse in Brooklyn, and I flew up to bear witness. It was so fun to see all the New [...]

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The strange scene at home

May 11, 2012

When you live with Lion King theater actors, you never know what you will see when you come home. (In the previous Hollick case, titled “The Great Max Birth of 2010″, Mike was the one that showed up all crazy — at the hospital.) We’re sharing our Orlando house with Nick Cordileone (he plays Timon) [...]

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Take me out to the basketball game

May 6, 2012

This will be a short post, as I am WAY behind on writing about the past 3 weeks of life here on our Orlando leg of the Lion King tour. But today was exciting, as I reconnected with my friend Patrick Ewing. I know him from my days as a broadcaster with the NBA. Below, [...]

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Let them eat pie!

May 4, 2012

So we thought we’d be getting away from the food-oriented posts, since leaving everything-is-fried New Orleans. We are halfway through our stay in Orlando and loving it — it’s sunny every day, totally family-friendly with all the theme parks, and man! We are eating so much healthier. Hit the brakes! I confess: last weekend, the [...]

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