On Screen, TV

Did The Show Rise, Rise To The Occasion?

Rise 
101. “Pilot”
Grade: C+

As a self-proclaimed theatre nerd, I was intrigued after hearing the plot for the new show Rise and was all about to give them my money after hearing that it was connected to those who worked on Hamilton. So to say I had high expectations for the premiere would be an understatement. Created by Jason Katmis (Friday Night Lights, Parenthood), the show is based on the true events of a high school drama department in the working community of a rural town in Pennsylvania, where the football team is like the sacred cow and theatre is like your aunt’s famous duck pudding.  Continue reading “Did The Show Rise, Rise To The Occasion?”

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