Tag: Theater

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 ...

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 ...