Review – A Christmas Carol

When I turned onto 2nd Street in Minneapolis, as I’ve done hundreds of times, my eyes unexpectedly filled with tears. Seeing the Guthrie Theater’s bright lights shining again, feeling the familiar feeling of excitement, and at the same time, the rush of emotions of what we all have been through filled my heart.

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The Wickhams – Jungle Theater

Jungle Theater presents the rolling world premiere of The Wickhams – Christmas at Pemberley now through December 30th! I love seeing behind the scenes, don’t you? Especially when it’s a story that you wish would never end. The first time I saw Pride & Prejudice, it took my breath away. I wanted to know more, […]

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Hot Funky Butt Jazz

Hot Funky Butt Jazz cast: Zena Moses –  Marie Laveau star of the show, Messiah Moses Albert – young Louis Armstrong, Jeremy Phipps – Stringbean Russell, Michael Wolfe – Professor James London, Naa Mensah — Essie. created by the INTERACT ENSEMBLE  directed by JEANNE CALVIT music and lyrics by AARON GABRIEL in collaboration with New Orleans’ musicians ZENA MOSES, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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