The cast of the History Theatre's Lord Gordon Gordon. Photo by Scott Pakudaitis. A fast moving evening of comedy and song awaits all who attend Lord Gordon Gordon (the name repetition is not a typo) at the History Theatre. It is the third collaboration between Jeffrey Hatcher (who wrote the book)
A photo collage of Cirque de la Symphonie in action. Love a live orchestra, wish there was more to look at? Then the Minnesota Orchestra's upcoming weekend concerts are just what the doctor ordered. The program Cirque Goes to the Movies mixes two great things: the orchestra's popular film music series and
A scene from Jules Massenet and Anatole France's classic opera Thaïs, opening tomorrow at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul, MN. Photo by Cory Weaver. Thaïs opens tomorrow at Minnesota Opera. The opera features some of the most beautiful music ever written, notably the famous Meditation (see below)
A promotional image for Five Fifths of The Matrix. On Monday, May 7, the Minnesota Fringe Festival rings in its approaching silver anniversary with the latest installment of its annual Five Fifths fundraiser. Each year, the festival selects a new movie to parody and riff on; this year, executive director Dawn Bentley
The ensemble of Dr. Seuss' The Lorax, now playing at the Children's Theatre Company. Photo by Dan Norman. “[U]nless someone likes you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” These words sum up the essence of the Children’s Theatre Company’s current musical production of the Dr.
Chris Stevens, Corey Greenan, Jonny Wexler, and Tommaso Antico as Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons in the national tour of Jersey Boys. Photo by Joan Marcus. The excitement of the Broadway touring company playing this week at the Orpheum Theatre demonstrates why Jersey Boys: The Story of Frankie Valli &
Performances across the Twin Cities have been cancelled yesterday and today as snowfall continues to blanket the Twin Cities. Minnesota Twins-Chicago White Sox games have also been postponed pending an improvement in the weather. One of the highlights of today's cancellations is the Downtown Choral Festival, which was scheduled to bring
The cast of the Something Rotten national tour. Photo by Jeremy Daniel. Something may be rotten in the state of Denmark, but the musical Something Rotten playing at the Orpheum Theatre is simply delightful. John O’Farrell and Karey Kirkpatrick wrote the book for this Broadway musical, and Karey and Wayne Kirkpatrick