The presidential cabinet: Kersten Rodau, Adam Qualls, Randy Schmeling, Bill Scharpen, Carl Schoenborn, and Charles Fraser in Annie. Photo by Rich Ryan. A locally produced holiday production of Annie is ending is its run at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. Since its original opening on Broadway in 1977, Annie
The chandelier used in the current Broadway production of The Phantom of the Opera. The current touring show chandelier is proportionally taller and emphasizes other details of the model chandeliers at the Paris Opera. Read Basil Considine's review of The Phantom of the Opera. At the height of the first megamusical craze,
Photo by Tracy Swenson. The term "site-specific" gets tossed around a lot in theatre nowadays. The once highly specific term is often used to describe any performance outside a traditional performance space. This genericization obscures what made the idea of site-specific theatre revolutionary – and what continues to give the idea power.
Josh Carson is John McClane in A Very Die Hard Christmas, a show that features movie jokes, pop culture references, a talking snowman, and more. Is Die Hard a Christmas movie? Believe it or not, this question has acquired significant attention on the Internet, with even Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau weighing
Playwright Leah Nanako Winkler in the rehearsal studio. Photo by Leni Kei Photography. Next Valentine's Day, Mu Performing Arts and Mixed Blood Theatre will be sitting down together over glasses of white wine. The occasion? Their co-production of Leah Nanako Winkler's play Two Mile Hollow, a parody of a certain well-worn
A promotional image for A Very Die Hard Christmas at Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater. Weather this week vacillates between the 20s and 30s, but will rise above freezing as the weekend arrives. Here are the weekend's picks for getting out and about: Thursday, 12/14 Head down to the Minneapolis Institute of Art to see Amazigh