Angela Grovey and Scott Cote look on in terror as part of the set bursts into flame in The Play That Does Wrong. Photo by Jeremy Daniel. As the lights came up for intermission last night at the Orpheum Theatre, the person behind me turned to their companion and said, "Wow!
The famous Brindisi scene in Minnesota Opera's production of La Traviata, which opened Saturday at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul, MN. Photo by Dan Norman. Editor's Note: This is the first of two reviews looking at Minnesota Opera's production of La Traviata, which opened on Saturday
Things quickly start going wrong to hilarious effect during The Play Goes Wrong's play-within-a-play The Murder at Haversham Manor, which opens at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis, MN on Tuesday, May 7. Photo by Jeremy Daniel. Making fun of theatre is a very British tradition. While many U.S. theatre audiences are
Nominees for the 2019 Tony Awards were announced this morning. Notably, the musical Hadestown: The Myth. The Musical. received 14 nominations, while To Kill a Mockingbird (unpopular, perhaps, due to a high-profile licensing battle that canceled theatre productions around the country) and Network received none for Best Play. The annual Tony Awards are
The cast of the Guthrie Theater and Berkeley Repertory Theatre’s co-production of Metamorphoses by Mary Zimmerman. Photo by Dan Norman. Actor Felicity Jones Latta has had a few homecomings in the Twin Cities, but her current one is blue. Guthrie Theater blue, to be precise. In an uncommon piece of sibling
Orpheus (Alex Moggridge, left) tries to wrest his love from the ravages of death in the Guthrie Theater/Berkeley Repertory Theatre co-production of Mary Zimmerman's play Metamorphoses. The forces of Hades (Steven Epp, Louise Lamson, and Rodney Gardiner) look on with bemusement. Photo by Dan Norman. It is seldom to see a
The national touring company of Hello, Dolly!, playing through April 28 at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis. Photo by Julieta Cervantes. The poster for the national tour of Hello, Dolly! features just four words: the show title and "Betty Buckley". Look at the poster alone and you might think that's odd. Watch
Ann Michels (as Victoria Grant) and the ensemble of Artistry's Victor/Victoria. Photo by Devon Cox. Victor/Victoria is not a great ensemble show. The current Artistry production at the Bloomington Center for the Arts is a great star vehicle for Ann Michels, but most of the other actors get the short end