Amy Guay

Amy was an American Studies Major and a staff writer for the Voice. In her tenure, she served as Multimedia Editor, Leisure Editor, and Halftime Leisure Editor. One time she saw Cate Blanchett on Broadway.


Born from Quirky Comedy, Brigsby Bear is Warm and Fuzzy

Brigsby Bear Adventures — an off-kilter mishmash of Teletubbies and Barney — is such a constant in the life of 25-year-old James (Kyle Mooney) it borders on a religion. Day... Read more


Rage and Empathy in I, Daniel Blake

Daniel Blake (Dave Johns), the titular character of Ken Loach’s new film on working class Britons, is the salt of the earth. A 59-year old widower, Dan lives in a... Read more


The Beguiled Exploits the Intersection of Gender and Desire

A braided girl (Oona Laurence) hunts for mushrooms in the dark soil, humming a war song as canons smoke in the distance. Taken separately, the shots of her quiet footsteps... Read more


Chris Gethard on Listening, Being Vulnerable, and Doing a Bad Trump Impression

On his website, comedian Chris Gethard proclaims he is, among other things, “a guy you’ve seen on television and in movies from time to time but can’t quite place!” That... Read more


Saying Goodbye to a Room of Our Own

I wasn’t too sure about her in the beginning. We met through CHARMS, its shadowy algorithm connecting us amidst a sea of freshmen girls who counted Parks and Recreation among... Read more


Fun Home Remembers the Joy and Pain of Looking Back

I had my qualms about Fun Home. The national touring production of the five-time Tony winning musical was coming to D.C.’s National Theatre and my expectations were stratospheric despite my... Read more


Arena Stage’s A Raisin in the Sun Captivates All Around

There is a dangerous magic about theatre-in-the-round—and a heightened sense of communal experience. At Arena Stage’s 2017 production of Lorraine Hansberry’s 1959 play A Raisin in the Sun, the actors... Read more

Halftime Leisure

The Night I Saw Cate Blanchett on Broadway

Because I’m a bougie millennial, I spent part of my Spring break in New York with my roommate and beloved companion, Grace. We shared a bialy from Russ and Daughters;... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Some Disparate Thoughts I Had While Watching the 2017 Academy Awards, or Just Wow.

Thoughts On The Opening Number and Jimmy Kimmel’s Monologue Justin Timberlake opens the Oscars with a rendition of “Can’t Stop the Feeling” and gets the A-listers on their feet, reminding... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Untitled Leisure Project: Ain’t Them Bodies Saints

Welcome to the Untitled Leisure Project, the podcast where Voice staffers talk all things leisure. This week Leisure Editor Caitlin Mannering, Halftime Leisure Editor Amy Guay and Leisure Assistant Devon... Read more