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REVIEW: Meandering Yet Compelling Fly by Night (Jungle Theater)

Chris Koza (top) and (L-R) James Detmar, Joy Dolo, Jim Lichtscheidl, Royer Bockus and Joshua James Campbell. Photo by Dan Norman. It is always interesting to observe theatrical forms mutating and evolving. Fly by Night, now playing at the Jungle Theater, is advertised as a rock musical – a term that has

REVIEW: Fine Dining, Rough Talk at Don Giovanni (Skylark Opera Theatre)

Gabriel Preisser as Don Giovanni. Photo by Vera Mariner. At its best, Skylark Opera Theatre's Don Giovanni is an extraordinary way to experience a beloved Mozart opera. The site-specific performance at the Women's Club of Minneapolis provides ample opportunities for shaking up the traditional opera-going experience, which are ably exploited with a talented

NEWS: The 2017 Tony Award Winners

The cast of Come From Away performing “Welcome to the Rock” at the 2017 Tony Awards. Here are the 2017 Tony Award Winners. In a surprise upset, Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 received only two wins in design categories (best sound and best lighting design). Best Play:  Oslo (Book: J.T. Rogers) Best Musical: Dear Evan

PREVIEW: Celtic Woman – Voices of Angels Tour

Tara McNeill, Susan McFadden, Mairéad Carlin, and Éabha McMahon of Celtic Woman. Photo by Naomi Gaffey. This week the Orpheum Theatre presents Celtic Woman, the musical phenomenon that has created 11 albums and more than 10 million records sold over the past 12 years. Conceived by David Downes (a former musical

REVIEW: RENT Keeps on Rocking Hard (Hennepin Theatre Trust)

The company for the RENT 20th Anniversary Tour. Photo by Carol Rosegg. As the last notes of RENT sounded, the audience burst from their seats en masse in a standing ovation. After that response, much of the writing of this review seems superfluous. For a show on its 20th anniversary tour, RENT has weathered the years very well. Jonathan