Category: Reviews

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 ...

Twin Cities Theater Bloggers – Photo Shoot

Cover Photo – Blogger Cherry and Spoon. Meet some of the Twin Cities Theater Bloggers! I was so excited to shoot their headshots and photos for their blogs. They are a very talented and passionate group of writers and reviewers. You can follow them and all things Twin Cities Theater on Facebook by clicking HERE. ...

Jesus Christ Superstar – Ordway Center

Cover Photo: Jesse Nager (center) and the cast of Jesus Christ Superstar. Photo credit: Rich Ryan. I have to be honest and say that I didn’t think I was going to like this show BUT I fell in love! This cast, the set and the music!!! Jesse Nager’s  (Jesus of Nazareth) voice is off the ...

An American in Paris – Ordway Center

An American in Paris  Music and Lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin Book by Craig Lucas Directed and Choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon Produced by Elephant Eye Theatricals I got rhythm, I got music! It’s hard not to start dancing in your seat when you hear memorable Gershwin songs accompanied by beautiful dancing. An American in ...

Mill City Summer Opera

Mill City Summer Opera revealed their sixth season’s opera of choice: Maria de Buenos Aires! Mill City Summer Opera’s announcement took place on February 16th at The Phoenix.  The MCSO party hosts offered their beautiful penthouse with incredible views of Minneapolis for the event. Artistic director David Lefkowich unveiled this year’s opera of choice and this season’s venue ...

Cinderella – Children’s Theatre Company

Photo Credit: Dan Norman Cinderella, A Children’s Theatre Company Original Production Adapted by John B. Davidson, Original music by Victor Zupanc, Directed by Peter C. Brosius This was my first visit to Children’s Theater Company! My niece Ashley (@mycreativeadventure) attended with me and neither of us knew what to expect of this modern yet traditional spin ...

The Oldest Boy – Jungle Theater – Review

Photo Credit: Dan Norman  Regional premiere of The Oldest Boy, a “play in three ceremonies” by Sarah Ruhl, directed by Sarah Rasmussen now through December 18, 2016 at the Jungle Theater. Letting go – the ultimate LOVE. The Oldest Boy is about an American mom and Tibetan husband whose three year old son is believed ...

STOMP – Ordway Theater

Have you seen the international sensation? I hadn’t! STOMP is showing now through Sunday, October 23, 2016 at the Ordway Theater is St. Paul. It’s amazing what beautiful music can be made only using our bodies. Then add in a few brooms, some garbage cans, a little creativity and look out! STOMP is very entertaining ...