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 ...

The Parchman Hour – Guthrie Theater – Minneapolis

The cast of the Guthrie Theater’s The Parchman Hour, written by Mike Wiley and directed by Patricia McGregor. Scenic design by Clint Ramos, costume design by Katherine O’Neill, lighting design by Jiyoun Chang and projection design by Tom Mays. October 1 – November 6, 2016 on the McGuire Proscenium Stage at the Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis. Photo ...

Sense and Sensibility – Guthrie Theater – Minneapolis

Alejandra Escalante (Marianne Dashwood), Jolly Abraham (Elinor Dashwood), Kris L. Nelson (John Dashwood) and the cast of the Guthrie Theater’s production of Sense and Sensibility, adapted by Kate Hamill, based on the novel by Jane Austen and directed by Sarah Rasmussen. Scenic design by Junghyun Georgia Lee, costume design by Moria Sine Clinton, lighting design ...

The 2016 Ivey Awards

This was my first year attending the Ivey Awards and it was a blast! We are so fortunate to have such an amazing theater community in the Twin Cities and this unique event to honor it. Below, I attached the press release naming all the honorees and details about the event supplied by Anne Q. ...

Paint Your Wagon – Ordway Theater

The Company of Lerner & Loewe’s Paint Your Wagon at Ordway Theater, St.Paul, Minnesota. Photo Credit: Tracy Martin The promise of a new life…. Paint Your Wagon is such a joy to watch! The music, adapted story, costumes and dancing are definitely soul stirring. The California Gold Rush was an amazing time in history when people ...

Red Chair Journey – Postcards

It’s been such a cool experience getting my #RedChairJourney postcards back after our road trip west. I left these cards in different locations as we traveled, asking the question – What Stirs Your Soul? This was just a start, an experiment, and I am looking forward to continuing my Red Chair Journey project in Minnesota. The ...

Red Chair Journey – Zion National Park

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will. -W.Clement Stone Continuing the #TNTroadtrip2016 wrap up. After leaving Jackson Hole, Wyoming, we headed to Park City, Utah then to Vegas stopping at Zion National Park on the way. I’m way afraid of heights. Driving up and around the cliffs of Zion National Park gave me anxiety ...

Red Chair Journey – Grand Teton National Park & Jackson Hole – Wyoming

Why you shouldn’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today. 😉 The Red Chair Journey’s next stop after the Badlands & Deadwood, SD was Grand Teton National Park and Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The picture above was the day we arrived. I was so excited to see the Tetons again, my favorite mountain range. ...

Red Chair Journey – The Badlands

She made it to the Badlands National Park.  What a view! Her heart soared as she looked out over the wide open spaces. She thought about the power of Mother Nature and all the creatures that have stood in this same spot. Now this is what Stirs her Soul…. Road trips are so exhilarating. It ...

Red Chair Journey – The Repair Man

The Red Chair was in need of repair. The straps had become so old and were sagging so deeply that it wasn’t safe for our journeys. Of course I went to my Dad. At 47 years old, I still feel like my Dad’s little girl. I remember when I was in my 20s (so Mom ...