Photo Set: Basilica Block Party, Night 2, 7/12/14

July 14, 2014
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Photo Set: Basilica Block Party, Night One, 7/11/14

July 12, 2014
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Photo Set: Michael McDonald at Mystic Lake, 6/29/14

July 9, 2014
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photos by Steven Cohen
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My Fair Lady at the Guthrie

July 8, 2014
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My Fair Lady at the Guthrie

Valiant and übertalented HowWasTheShow.com-ers, Janet Preus and John Olive, attended the Tuesday evening performance of My Fair Lady (at the Guthrie, through Aug 31). They then betook themselves down to Sea Change for beverages, salty french fries and pithy conversation, excerpted herewith: John Olive: The audience enjoyed My Fair Lady, insanely. Janet Preus: They...
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Photo Set: John Mark Nelson with Bad Bad Hats at the Cedar, 6/28/14

June 29, 2014
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Photo Set: Rufus Wainwright with Lucy Wainwright Roche at Music in the Zoo, 6/24/14

June 25, 2014
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Photo Set: Rock the Garden, 6/22/14

June 23, 2014
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The Heiress at the Jungle Theater

June 20, 2014
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The Heiress at the Jungle Theater

Money. It corrupts, perverts and, ultimately, kills. Can love survive money? The Heiress (at the Jungle Theater, through August 10) rather disturbingly concludes that it cannot. Thank God I don’t have any. But The Heiress (written 1947 by Ruth and Augustus Goetz, based on a Henry James novella) isn’t simply a shrill (and dismisable)...
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Ghost: the Musical presented by the Hennepin Theater Trust at the Orpheum Theater

June 19, 2014
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Ghost: the Musical presented by the Hennepin Theater Trust at the Orpheum Theater

The Hennepin Theater Trust brings a new Broadway production of a successful and acclaimed film, reincarnated for live theater as “Ghost: the Musical.” If you’d love to see just what technical marvels are possible on the live stage, this is your show. If you love musicals for a well-crafted story, uplifting music and clever...
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Berlin To Broadway With Kurt Weill by Skylark Opera

June 15, 2014
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Berlin To Broadway With Kurt Weill by Skylark Opera

Among the pleasures – there are many – of Skylark Opera‘s lovely Berlin To Broadway With Kurt Weill (at Concordia’s E.M. Pearson Theatre through June 21) is the nifty comparison it provides between Weill’s gritty and soaring European music with his elegant American output. A genuine musical chameleon was Weill; it astonishes that so...
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