Archive for June, 2012

Roman Holiday at the Guthrie Theater

Roman Holiday at the Guthrie Theater

One can’t dismiss Roman Holiday (at the Guthrie Theater, through August 19) as a garbled and predictable musicalization of a classic 1950s film.  Production values are too high.  This is the great and grand Guthrie.  They have spent a gazillion dollars on the design, and it shows, from set designer Todd Rosenthal‘s magnificent false...
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Radiate Live! at the Pillsbury House Theatre

Radiate Live! at the Pillsbury House Theatre

Jomama Jones and her piquant band of accompanists have arrived at the Pillsbury House Theatre with a terrific show, Radiate Live! (through June 24).  My firm advice: call the Pillsbury BO and make your rezzies.  This show will take you through the summertime theatrical doldrums and the goodvibes will last – well, almost –...
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Fela at the Ordway

Fela at the Ordway

You have just until June 17 to see “Fela” at the Ordway before it heads back to Broadway for a run starting in July. Forget what it was you were going to do this week, quit reading this and get your tickets! You don’t want to miss this one. It’s infused with infectious music,...
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Interview: Cory Hinkle and Victoria Stewart

Interview: Cory Hinkle and Victoria Stewart

  Howwastheshow (HWTS) reviewer, Janet Preus, sat down with Cory Hinkle and Victoria (Tory) Stewart, the writers of a new play, “Clandestino,” premiering in the Twin Cities June 15, to learn about its context in recent history and the collaborative process used to create the piece. Cory: Jeremy Wilhem, the director, brought the idea...
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