theatrical musings in Minnesota and beyond
Saturday, June 23, 2018
"Ball: A Musical Tribute To My Lost Testicle" by The Catalysts at the Southern Theater
My favorite show from the 2016 Minnesota Fringe Festival is back! In fact, it never really went away. #TCTheater artist Max Wojtanowicz ...
Friday, June 22, 2018
"Romeo and Juliet" by Classical Actors Ensemble at St. Clement's Church
The best thing about summer in Minnesota is outdoor theater. And the lakes, of course. But I love nothing more on a lovely summer evening ...
Monday, June 18, 2018
"Fellow Travelers" by Minnesota Opera at the Cowles Center
I'm not much of an opera-goer, mostly because there's so much theater to see, and also because I have a hard time connecting to a ...
Sunday, June 17, 2018
"Into the Woods" by Shoot the Glass Theatre at the Crane Theater
I've seen Into the Woods twice in the last six weeks, and six times in the last seven years (not counting the recent movie adaptatio...
Friday, June 15, 2018
"The Minotaur Or: Amelia Earhart is Alive and Traveling Through the Underworld" by Sheep Theater at In the Heart of the Beast Theatre
The history and legend of Amelia Earhart and Greek mythology seems like an odd mix. In other words, perfect for Sheep Theater , a company ...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
"Equivocation" by Walking Shadow Theatre Company at Gremlin Theatre
The subtitle of Bill Cain's play Equivocation could be, It's Hard to Be the Bard . It's hard to be the bard at a time when one...
Monday, June 11, 2018
"Steel Magnolias" at Lyric Arts
If you've only ever seen the movie version of Steel Magnolias , you might be surprised when you see the play on which it was based. Un...
Sunday, June 10, 2018
"Flashback" by Alive & Kickin at Bloomington Center for the Arts
If you think growing older is a drag, then you've never seen Alive & Kickin, a choir full of "seniors that rock." Led by...
"Caucasian-Aggressive Pandas and Other Mulatto Tales" by Chameleon Theatre Circle and Fearless Comedy Productions at Bloomington Center for the Arts
Duck Washington's funny, engaging, personal, and very honest sketch comedy show about being biracial in America has traveled a long ro...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
"Chicago" Broadway tour at the Orpheum Theatre
I have to admit, when I saw Chicago on the 2017-2018 Hennepin Theatre Trust tour schedule , I was not excited. It's made the rounds ma...
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
"TART: A Modern Adaptation of Moliere's Tartuffe" by The BAND Group at Bryant Lake Bowl
Working towards a world B eyond A cceptance with N o D iscrimination, The BAND Group debuts with a delightfully modern adaptation of Mol...
Monday, June 4, 2018
"Dat Black Mermaid Man Lady / The Show" at Pillsbury House Theatre
"This is why we're here." The final refrain of Pillsbury House Theatre stirring production of Dat Black Mermaid Man Lady / Th...
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