I was supposed to go home and do laundry, clean my house and watch TV last night. Emphasis on supposed.
Instead, I made my way to The Greenhouse Tavern to meet MOB, Lisa and Foxx. It is Downtown Cleveland Restaurant Week after all, right?
We drank malbec, ordered lamb burgers, gravy frites, and duck meatball soup, my old favorite the steak tartar and my new favorite the raw kohlrabi salad. In fact I'm still thinking about the kohlrabi salad which is impressive considering I didn't even know what kohlrabi was less than 24 hours ago.
I was supposed to go home after dinner to do laundry, clean my house and watch TV after dinner. Emphasis on supposed, yet again.
Instead, I made my way to PlayhouseSquare for a performance of Best Musical Tony Award winning Memphis in a fancy loge in the Palace Theater courtesy of MOB.
Thank God I didn't go home.
Memphis was the best new musical I've seen in years and it officially now holds a place in my top three musicals right there with RENT and Wicked - Memphis, welcome to the club, you are amazing.
The music, the dancing, the voices, the plot - all moving. So much so that when the curtain raised for intermission I was wiping away tears and couldn't wait for the performers the take the stage all over again.
I'm telling you Cleveland, trust me, if you do one thing between now and Sunday March 11th (when the show wraps in Cleveland) go see Memphis. You can buy tickets online here.
On that note, with all my fun during this past work week I'm thinking a leisurely weekend of all that laundry, cleaning and TV watching I didn't get to the last few nights sounds about perfect.
Or at least that's what I'm supposed to be doing... but we all know how that can end up.
Happy Friday, kids!