May 11, 2016

The cast of Charm at The Mixed Blood Theater. Photo by Ryan Rich. 


Charm at the Mixed Blood Theater closed last weekend, and I am grateful to have been able to see it before it closed. The play by Phillip Dawkins bites off quite a bit to chew in it's two hour run...

May 2, 2016

 James W. Craven and Jasmine Hughes in Sunset Baby.  Photo by Allen Weeks


Right after seeing the Sunday Matinee of Sunset Baby there was one thing I knew I needed to do, take a walk while listening to Nina Simone. I needed to do this for three reasons, firstly it...

May 1, 2016

If I could give one piece of advise for audiences of Complicated Fun, the new play by Alan Berks playing at the History Theater, besides go see it, is go see it with someone. It is one of those plays that just asks to be shared. And if you aren't someone who is very fa...

April 30, 2016

Paul LaNave as Paul and Adam Whisner as Father 

Photo by Aaron Fenster


I am generally a fan of plays within plays, and Alan Berk's adaptation of the 1921 Italian play Six Characters in Search of An Author certainly fall into this category. But is unlike any that I have...

April 6, 2016

C. Theater Latte Da’s newest production at the Ritz Theater sticks with you. Ever since I saw it Sunday I feel like I have been marinating in it, still trying to soak in all it had to say. It carried me through a long Monday. This is all a testament to the fact that as...

April 2, 2016

I am 24 years old,  2 years out of college, and in the past 11 months I have seen over 40  theatrical performances in the twin cities…and it didn’t break the bank.


The reason; discounts and programs all around town that make theater more afford...

March 15, 2016

Opera is a fascinating art, it tells stories in a both paired down and lavish way. Often times, as with Tosca, the costumes, scenery and music all scream elegance and from first glance isn’t quite relatable. But in Minnesota Opera’s most recent production of Tosca you...

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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. 

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