Archive for December, 2011

Cinderella at the Ordway

Cinderella at the Ordway

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts is offering up a magical evening for families this holiday season with Rogers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella. No, it’s not about Christmas, but it’s a gentle and satisfying story full of sparkle and spectacle that’s sure to create a warm memory, particularly for the little girl in your...
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The Soul of Gershwin at Park Square Theatre

The Soul of Gershwin at Park Square Theatre

For the holiday season, Park Square Theatre has chosen to revive the warmly received show about George Gershwin that premiered there in 1999. The Soul of Gershwin: The Musical Journey of an American Klezmer is a delightful musical offering: a well-researched and interesting story backed by wonderful music – with not one single holiday...
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Bob’s Holiday Office Party at Camp Bar and Cabaret

Bob’s Holiday Office Party at Camp Bar and Cabaret

There is at least one theater in Minnesota that is not trying to be “relevant,” or “important.” They just want to get people in the door and show them a good time. In fact, that is exactly their mission and it appears to be working. A full house guffawed their way through “Bob’s Holiday...
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Winter Dreams at In The Heart Of The Beast Puppet And Mask Theatre

Winter Dreams at In The Heart Of The Beast Puppet And Mask Theatre

“Leaves leaving the branches… Winter is coming…” such is the opening line to this delightful winter’s tale chanted in ethereal tones reminding the audience that the curtain has just raised on the opening act of this region’s coldest of seasons. While there are several holiday shows vying for attention this time of year Winter...
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Charley’s Aunt at the Guthrie Theater

Charley’s Aunt at the Guthrie Theater

First the good news: the design of Charley’s Aunt (at the Guthrie through Jan 15) is exquisite.  The Guthrie’s tech department, the best in the country, really outdid themselves (between this play and the richly produced A Christmas Carol they must have labored overtime and eminently deserve the holiday vacation I hope they are...
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