About

Hi, I'm Nicole, the writer behind Flower Crowns and Revolutionaries. I'm a history lover, theatre nerd, and content creator based in Raleigh, NC. I'm a Content Developer and Producer for a company called Relative Scale. I'm also a writer for BroadwayWorld and Next Best Picture and an ambassador for 567 BROADWAY and Fit for Broadway


My Story
  • I grew up in North Carolina and am close to my parents, my little sister Hannah, and my extended family.
  • I graduated from Elon University with a BA in Communications and History and a minor in French.
  • While at Elon, I was involved with the campus newspaper and a comedy sketch show called Elon Tonight. I also was the History Department Student Worker my senior year and was a member of the Honors Fellows program, doing my thesis on the French women who ran salons during the Enlightenment. 
  • After graduating, I moved to London to do my Master's in Culture, Policy, and Management at City University. 
  • While I was in London, I was a writer for BroadwayWorld UK and an intern at my dream theatre, the Donmar Warehouse, in addition to volunteering at the Charles Dickens Museum.
  • In October 2018, I moved to New York City where I worked as a Client Success Manager for the theatre software company, Spektrix. 
  • After eight months in New York, I knew it wasn't right for me and moved back home to North Carolina. 


My Passions
  • Favorite Cities: London, Brighton, Edinburgh, Denver
  • Favorite Musicals: Hadestown, Great Comet, Hamilton, The Grinning Man, Miss Saigon
  • Favorite Plays: The Ferryman, Much Ado About Nothing, Red, Emilia
  • Favorite Historical Figures: Queen Victoria, Julie de Lespinasse, Anne Boleyn, Mary Queen of Scots
  • Favorite YouTube channels: Carrie Hope Fletcher, Lucy Moon, The Michelaks, Lucy Powrie, my dear friend Amy Lovatt 
  • Favorite Movies: Cinderella (2015), Pride and Prejudice (2005), Mary Queen of Scots (2018), The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)
  • Favorite Books: Anything by Jane Austen other than Mansfield Park, The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, When the Curtain Falls by Carrie Hope Fletcher


My Topics 
This blog covers a wide array of topics including: 
  • Theatre
  • History 
  • Historic sites
  • Film
  • Lifestyle
  • Personal updates
  • If you have an album, show, exhibit, film, or book you'd like me to review, just shoot me an email at nbackman16@gmail.com. 


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