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October 4, 2019

The Mean Girls musical currently playing at the Orpheum theater through October 13th has taken the instantly popular High School comedy from 2004 and moved it forward into the present day. It makes the story feel fresh, even though the plot and many of the jokes from t...

September 30, 2019

Gloria: A Life is currently playing at the Herstory Theater in downtown Saint Paul. This new play (in its regional premiere) takes a look at not only the life of Gloria Steinem, but at the feminist movement as a whole as well. The first act which is 80 minutes is cente...

September 27, 2019

If the Spirit Moves a new musical by Germaine Shames is the opening show of Theatre Elision's third season. It is a beautiful show that continues in Theatre Elision's tradition of producing new or rarely seen musicals, usually around 90 minutes in length, that center a...

September 23, 2019

Friends with Guns by Stephanie Alison Walker, Uprising Theater's newest production currently playing at the Off LeashArt Box is a thoughtful and nuanced play about guns, female empowerment and reaching across the ideological divide. Early on in the play I was worried t...

September 19, 2019

Ride the Cyclone, currently playing at the Jungle Theater, is a magical show, unlike anything I have ever seen before. 

The show is about dead children - except those dead children are the main characters. A choir group from a small town in Saskatchewan, they die on a r...

September 10, 2019

Bright Star, the bluegrass musical by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell from 2014 is currently have its Regional debut in Anoka's Lyric Arts theater. The show has a beautiful score, and a story that makes the show feel much older than 5 years (in a good way). The story ta...

August 20, 2019

The Twin Cities is host to some great world premieres this summer, including Leah Nanako Winkler's latest show Hot Asian Doctor Husband. The show is both hilarious and thoughtful, a touching look at identity and grief. The show centers around Emi, a woman who is approa...

August 3, 2019

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of going to the Ordway to see their re imagined version of 42nd street. The show 42nd street has always been about tap dance, the many cast recordings of this well known musical are filled with dance powered percussion. But in the O...

August 2, 2019

This past Tuesday I had the privilege of attending the opening night of the national tour of Fiddler on the Roof at the Orpheum theater in Minneapolis. It had been years since I had seen the show but I was a fan of the music and story and I was looking forward to visit...

July 17, 2019

This past weekend I had the pleasure of traveling to Winona, MN with some of my fellow Twin Cities Theater Bloggers, Cherry and Spoon and Minnesota Theater Love, to attend the Great River Shakespeare Festival. We were able to attend 4 of the 5 shows that GRSF is perfor...

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Twin Cities Stages sometimes receives press tickets. The content and opinions expressed in all the posts are entirely my own. For the sake of transparency, I thank the theater that gave me tickets gratis at the end of each blog post.