November 10, 2007
After taking an official tour of MIT (which I've never done before, it was quite fun) I got back to the dorm and crashed. Then, I created a search party and set out to find the second red chair. After an exhaustive search to no avail we returned to the dorm to relax for the rest of the night. As I sat in the floor lounge, munching on french fries, watching somebody play video games, a friend ran in.
"Does anybody want to go to Wicked? We have an extra ticket and we're leaving right now"
So, that's how I ended up seeing a Broadway musical tonight. Funny how things work like that! We took the T into Boston, got some food at Quiznos (my second dinner for the evening) and headed to the Opera House.
I was a bit skeptic, and here's why. Wicked has what is typically described as a cult following, but in this case the cult consists of the entire East Coast. I'm not a big conformer, especially when something is THIS popular, but at the same time, it's a Friday night, I'm with friends, and it's Broadway, you kinda have to go. So, I went, and I have to say, I was very impressed.
If you haven't seen Wicked, I'd recommend going if you have the chance. Just tell the non-conformist side of you to shut up for a bit and enjoy, you will enjoy it (even just the lighting is amazing).
So yeah, that's all, I just wanted to share that Wicked was very fun, and if you go to college in Boston you can do fun stuff like this too! That's why you should go to school in Boston/Cambridge. There are a bunch of colleges here, just take your pick!
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