Allison Considine is a Brooklyn-based arts journalist and has contributed to Brooklyn magazine, New York Theatre Guide, Backstage, and others. She’s a former editor of MasterClass and American Theatre magazine, and a proud alum of the National Critics Institute.
Monsoon Wedding Makes Its Way to BrooklynBy Allison Considine
In 2006, when director Mira Nairs agent suggested she adapt her Indian dramedy Monsoon Wedding into a musical, she felt like a penny dropped. The lauded film, now part of the Criterion Collection, has music in its bones, Nair said. Indeed, the colorful, sprawling family drama is fit for the stage.