Author: Kay Vandette

Review | Rent: makes the Orpheum rock

Hennepin Center For The Arts

Is this a Tony Award-winning musical or a rock concert? For those lucky enough to catch Rent playing at the Orpheum through August 18th, get ready to cheer, clap, hoot and even moo right along with the show-stopping musical numbers.…

Review | Roe: wows in all the right ways

Mixed Blood Theater, through March 31

  Mixed Blood Theatre‘s production of Roe could not come at a timelier moment in our country’s history as the landmark Supreme Court ruling continues to face fierce opposition today. However, Roe, written by Lisa Loomer, doesn’t spend too much…

Review | Les Misérables: breathtaking

Hennepin Theatre Trust, performing at the Orpheum, through Dec 30

After a hugely successful two- and half-year Broadway run, Les Misérables returns to the Orpheum for a new take on the musical like you’ve never seen before. The lush score conducted by Brian Eads and innovative new set designs showcasing…

Review | The Wickhams: a holiday treat

The Jungle Theater, through December 30

If you’re looking for the perfect gift for the Jane Austen fan in your life – and there are many – a night at the theater to see The Jungle Theater‘s production of The Wickhams is just the ticket. The Wickhams…