George M. Calger, Travis Bedard, Ali Daniels, and Tanya E. Walker rehearse The Theatre Cosmic's production of Stuck in an Elevator with Patrick Stewart II: The Wrath of Fandom, opening August 1 at the Minnesota Fringe Festival. The religiosity of Star Trek fans is not just a joking matter – it's
A promotional photo for Booth's Ghost. Photo by Nathan Kornelis. He's played a Disneyland Genie, a Green Bay Packers Super Fan, Hubert H. Humphrey (twice), and assorted police officers over the years – so it's natural that Andrew Erskine Wheeler should eventually come around to playing a ghost. This ghost's beef?
The cast of Jefferson Township Sparkling Junior Talent Pageant, opening Friday at Park Square Theatre in St. Paul, MN. Photo by Petronella J. Ytsma. A new musical with a very wordy title opened in St. Paul last night. The show? The Jefferson Township Sparkling Junior Talent Pageant by Keith Hovis. The
Kristin Stokes, Chris McCarrell, and Jorrel Javier in the national tour of The Lightning Thief. Photo by Jeremy Daniel. There might be a good children's show lurking inside The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical. If there is, however, it's buried pretty deep. The show's great moment of wonder is when
The cast of Jefferson Township Sparkling Junior Talent Pageant, opening Friday at Park Square Theatre in St. Paul, MN. Photo by Petronella J. Ytsma. This Friday, a show with a surprisingly long title opens at Park Square Theatre: the Jefferson Township Sparkling Junior Talent Pageant musical. This roaring comedy – a
Photo by Toni Maksan. [Editor's update: Following the June 18th publication of this article, Stephen Lord resigned from Michigan Opera Theatre and Opera Theatre of Saint Louis.] [Warning: This article includes a detailed discussion of sexual harassment.] "If you sleep with me, you would have so many jobs." "I could cast you in so
Twin Cities native Caroline Innerbichler (left) and Caroline Bowman (right) will star as Princess Anna and Princess Elsa, respectively, in the upcoming National Tour of Disney's Frozen – coming to Minneapolis in May 2020. Photo by Matthew Murphy. Looking for warmth in a Minnesota May is usually an on-again, off-again affair.
Celtic Woman in concert. From left to right: Tara McNeill, Éabha McMahon, Mairéad Carlin, and Megan Walsh. The ensemble performs Saturday evening at the State Theatre in Minneapolis. The global musical sensation Celtic Woman comes to Minneapolis tomorrow. Since its formation in 2004, the performance collective has brought its striking presentations