Category: Reviews

Mamma Mia! – The Ordway

The Ordway kicks off their 2018-19 Broadway Series perfectly with the Tony Award-winning musical, Mamma Mia!. Incredible show, cast, and music! I know most of the world knows the story but here’s a quick overview. 😉 A cherished story of friendship, love, and family set on a beautiful Greek island where a mother, her daughter, and ...

Carmen – Mill City Summer Opera

Music by Georges Bizet | Libretto by Henri Meilhac & Ludovic Halévy Experience Carmen under the stars at Mill City Museum! The Mill City Summer Opera is a show that I look forward to every year. It’s such a unique experience. There’s something about being out in the fresh air, in the historic ruins of Mill City ...

West Side Story – Guthrie Theater

Leonard Bernstein would have been 100 this year. His daughter shared a beautiful memory about her father. He believed that if he “just wrote a good enough melody that maybe he could heal the world”. Maybe the world isn’t completely healed but the moment that I sat in the Wurtele Thrust Theater, the music filling ...

Under This Roof – Guthrie Theater

©photography by LKBachman The Guthrie Theater presents a Full Circle Theater production of Under This Roof by Barbara Kingsley and directed by James A. Williams.  May 4-20, 2018 – Dowling Studio Guthrie Theater has devoted the Dowling Studio space to the creation of theater that wrestles with urgent questions and inspires dialogue. This show definitely does that. ...

Annie – Ordway Center for the Performing Arts

The Twin Cities is full of amazing shows this season! Do you have plans to go to a show for the holidays? Annie is perfect for the whole family. There isn’t a more festive location as you walk through Rice Park on your way to the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. Annie‘s story is ...

The Abominables – Children’s Theatre Company

The Abominables opens at Children’s Theatre this weekend! I had the opportunity to go backstage and I’m always blown away by the work and passion that goes into these shows. We are incredibly fortunate to have such a diverse and wonderful theater community here in the Twin Cities. The Abominables is the very first Minnesota ...

Mill City Summer Opera & Project SUCCESS

Fernanda Ghi teaching the kids how to tango! Mill City Summer Opera is an annual outdoor world-class opera performed at the beautiful Mill City Museum. This year, due to updates being done at the museum, it was performed at another awesome non-traditional venue, the Machine Shop. A couple days before opening night they partnered with Project ...