I said it.
In fact, I owned a Grease book, a few albums and maybe a Grease lunchbox.
The girls would always, ALWAYS fight over who got to be Sandy.
Usually, it went to Julie, which made no sense because she had brown hair and I had blonde hair just like Sandy.
Am I right??
But alas, that role was never mine.
Only for Julie.
Julie, Julie, Julie.
THIS IS WHY I DON’T LIKE MUSICALS.
At first, I was all OMG THIS IS A MUSICAL.
Then after watching it 43 times with my six-year-old, I was all OMG I LOVE THIS.
ANNNNNND IT’S A MUSICAL.
I have another admission:
I have never seen Rent.
Or the Phantom of the Opera.
Or Les Mis.
I know.But now I can.
Netflix has some cool new musicals on board this month.
And since the weather has been so wonderful here in Chicago (insert sarcasm font), I am planning on having a MUSICAL FESTIVAL this weekend.
I will watch Rent.
I will watch the Phantom of the Opera.
I will even watch Grease.
Because Julie lives in Akron and can’t bogart the Sandy role anymore.
Here are some musicals to get me started:
– Shrek The Musical
– High School Musical
– Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
-Phantom of the Opera
– Camp Rock
Since my youngest daughter loves Frozen, I know she will love some of these musicals on Netflix this month:
– The Prince of Egypt
– LeapFrog: Numberland
To make the musical watching more fun, we will make my favorite movie-watching concoction: homemade popcorn with m and m’s mixed in.
Something that I know that Sandy would love.
Take THAT Julie.
I am a new member of the Netflix Stream Team! Meaning, for the
next year, once a month I will be writing posts about how my family is
using our Netflix. They provided me with a Roku and a voucher for my
I am not mad or resentful of Julie. It may come off that way but I am not. I am sure she is an amazing adult. I just won’t be watching Grease with her. Like, ever.