Monday, April 30, 2018
You're Gonna Love .... May!
Be sure to put these shows on your theater schedule!
Labels: Coming Soon, Season Previews
Sunday, April 29, 2018
Some Shows We Saw in March/April 2018
Here's a round-up of some of the shows we've seen lately.
The Skriker - Fortune's Fool Theatre
This seldom-performed play by Caryl Churchill is one of those plays that is incredibly enjoyable to watch, even if you're not entirely sure what's happening on stage. So let's let Fortune's Fool tell us what we're seeing!
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Thomas Tallis - Orchard Theater Collective
|Orchard Theater Collective's promotions are AMAZING.|
Damian Leverett as Thomas Tallis.
In this new play, we meet Thomas Tallis in the atmospheric setting of Calvary Baptist Church, where he explains his creative motivation, to create music more beautiful than silence, to glorify God.
Thursday, April 19, 2018
The Mermaid Hour: Remixed at Mixed Blood Theatre
Mermaid Hour: Remixed is playing at Mixed Blood through April 29, and it's essential viewing. It's the intimate story of a family dealing with the challenges of adolescence. In this particular family, mom Pilar (Thallis Santesteban) and dad Bird (Michael Hanna) are trying to make the best decisions for and with their transgender daughter, Vi.
Labels: Mixed Blood Theatre, Raves, Reviews, Rolling Premiere
Sunday, April 8, 2018
887 - Ex Machina/Robert Lepage at Walker Art Center
|Photo courtesy of Erick Labbe|
Having read the New York Times review of Robert Lepage's 887, I immediately bought tickets when I saw it was coming to Minneapolis. Like, IMMEDIATELY.
What is 887? Here's the program description of this difficult to describe work:
Labels: Reviews, Touring Shows, Walker Art Center
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Dance 'Til You Drop - History Theatre
Created in collaboration with Collide Theatrical Dance Company, Dance 'Til You Drop at History Theatre tells the true story of Callum deVillier, world record holder for marathon dancing.
Playwright Carson Kreitzer explains where the idea for the show started in her program note:
Friday, April 6, 2018
Something Rotten! National Tour at the Orpheum Theatre
Something Rotten!, playing at the Orpheum through April 8, overcame unforeseen circumstances to thoroughly reward the audience who slogged through the latest spring snowstorm to attend the show on Tuesday night.
Labels: Hennepin Theatre Trust, Raves, Reviews, Touring Shows
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