Tag: Hennepin Theatre Trust

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 Humans: realism returns

Presented by the Hennepin Theatre Trust at the Orpheum, Minneapolis

It is Thanksgiving Day. A family gathers in the Manhattan Chinatown apartment that one of the daughters shares with her boyfriend. Grandmother, in a wheelchair, only somewhat “with it.” Sister, dealing with recent breakup. Mom, mother hen-ing, and Dad, doing…

To Begin With: Full Throttle Bombast

Hennepin Theatre Trust performing in the Wesley Church

Every ten years or so someone decides to put some part of the bible on stage. The latest attempt is To Begin With by local playwright Jeffrey Hatcher (Hennepin Theatre Trust, performing in the old Wesley Church). Hatcher has taken…