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A Little Night Music by Mu Performing Arts, performing at Park Square Theatre

A Little Night Music by Mu Performing Arts, performing at Park Square Theatre

In Stephen Sondheim‘s marvelous A Little Night Music (Mu Performing Arts performing at Park Square Theatre, through Aug 10) little surprise or tension lies in the playing-out of the characters’ predictable arcs. Frederik is married, sexlessly, to Anne. Famous matinee idol Desiree Armfeldt reappears. She and Frederik make love, to the consternation of her...
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Company by Theatre Latté Da performing in the Ordway McKnight Theatre

Company by Theatre Latté Da performing in the Ordway McKnight Theatre

Last night your indomitable HowWasTheShow.com reviewers, Janet Preus and John Olive, attended the Theater Latté Da opening of the masterwork Company (at the Ordway McKnight Theatre, through Nov 18).  After the show they repaired to the bar at Kincaid’s for beverages, fries and pithy conversation, excerpted herewith: Janet Preus:  I liked the show. John...
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Into The Woods by Mu Performing Arts, at Park Square Theatre

Into The Woods by Mu Performing Arts, at Park Square Theatre

Stephen Sondheim‘s Into The Woods (Mu Performing Arts performing at Park Square, through Aug 5) can be, like many late Sondheim works, difficult.  The songs, it goes without saying, thrill: Into The Woods contains the moving “No One Is Alone,” the show-stopping “Agony,” the otherworldly “Stay With Me.”  Has a better song than “Children...
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