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Voting for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards Now Open in a Record-Breaking 60+ Regions Worldwide!Voting for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Awards Now Open in Record-Breaking 60+ Regions
Posted: Dec. 19, 2014


7th House Theater's JONAH AND THE WHALE: A NEW MUSICAL Begins Tonight at the GuthrieJONAH AND THE WHALE: A NEW MUSICAL Begins Tonight at the Guthrie
Posted: Dec. 19, 2014


MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Begins Tonight at the Orpheum TheatreMOTOWN THE MUSICAL Begins Tonight at the Orpheum Theatre
Posted: Dec. 16, 2014


Theater Latte Da to Bring OLIVER! to the Pantages This SpringTheater Latte Da to Bring OLIVER! to the Pantages This Spring
Posted: Dec. 16, 2014


BRANSON ON THE ROAD Returns to Plymouth Playhouse for Special Engagement, 1/7-18BRANSON ON THE ROAD Returns to Plymouth Playhouse for Special Engagement, 1/7-18
Posted: Dec. 17, 2014


Swandive Theatre to Open New Program with DEFYING GRAVITY in JanuarySwandive Theatre to Open New Program with DEFYING GRAVITY in January
Posted: Dec. 15, 2014


Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Minneapolis AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Awards
Posted: Dec. 19, 2014


Brave New Workshop Offering Three Ways to Celebrate New Year's EveBrave New Workshop Offering Three Ways to Celebrate New Year's Eve
Posted: Dec. 15, 2014


Theatre Novi Most to Present REHEARSING FAILURETheatre Novi Most to Present REHEARSING FAILURE
Posted: Dec. 15, 2014


Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 12/14/2014Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 12/14/2014
Posted: Dec. 14, 2014


Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 12/21/2014Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 12/21/2014
Posted: Dec. 21, 2014


Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 12/21/2014 Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 12/21/2014
by BWW on December 21, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/21/2014 for Minneapolis (more...)
Voting for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards Now Open in a Record-Breaking 60+ Regions Worldwide! Voting for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards Now Open in a Record-Breaking 60+ Regions Worldwide!
by BWW Special Coverage on December 19, 2014

Voting is NOW OPEN for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards in a record-breaking number of 60 regions! (more...)
Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Awards Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Awards
by BWW Special Coverage on December 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)
7th House Theater's JONAH AND THE WHALE: A NEW MUSICAL Begins Tonight at the Guthrie 7th House Theater's JONAH AND THE WHALE: A NEW MUSICAL Begins Tonight at the Guthrie
by BWW News Desk on December 19, 2014

The Guthrie Theater presents the 7th House Theater production of Jonah and the Whale: A New Musical, a reimagining of the familiar Old Testament tale, set to original bluegrass and folk music. (more...)
BRANSON ON THE ROAD Returns to Plymouth Playhouse for Special Engagement, 1/7-18 BRANSON ON THE ROAD Returns to Plymouth Playhouse for Special Engagement, 1/7-18
by BWW News Desk on December 17, 2014

What do you get when you bring together three performers, a fiddle, mandolin, banjo, guitar, upright slap bass, rhinestone costumes, hilarious comedy and great classic country, bluegrass, rockabilly and gospel music at a theatre near you...Branson On The Road®! America's favorite road show, direct from Branson, Missouri makes a return visit to the Plymouth Playhouse for a special engagement, January 7 - 18, 2015. (more...)
Theater Latte Da to Bring OLIVER! to the Pantages This Spring Theater Latte Da to Bring OLIVER! to the Pantages This Spring
by BWW News Desk on December 16, 2014

OLIVER!, an re-imagining of the iconic musical based on Charles Dickens' classic Oliver Twist, directed by the nationally acclaimed Peter Rothstein, runs February 4-March 1, 2015, at the historic Pantages Theatre, 710 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis. (more...)
MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Begins Tonight at the Orpheum Theatre MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Begins Tonight at the Orpheum Theatre
by BWW News Desk on December 16, 2014

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy, and Hennepin Theatre Trust are proud to welcome Motown The Musical, tonight, December 16, through the 28th at Hennepin Theatre Trust's Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) as part of the 2014-2015 Thrivent Financial Broadway on Hennepin Season. (more...)
Brave New Workshop Offering Three Ways to Celebrate New Year's Eve Brave New Workshop Offering Three Ways to Celebrate New Year's Eve
by BWW News Desk on December 15, 2014

The Brave New Workshop (BNW) has announced their 2014 New Year's Eve offerings, featuring the BNW New Year's Improvaganza, as well as two other show performances, for Wednesday, December 31, 2014. (more...)
Theatre Novi Most to Present REHEARSING FAILURE Theatre Novi Most to Present REHEARSING FAILURE
by BWW News Desk on December 15, 2014

Living in exile in Los Angeles after fleeing the Nazis, Brecht rehearses The Life of Galileo with his wife Helene Weigel and two of his former lovers, Elisabeth Hauptmann, a writer, and Ruth Berlau, a director. As they work on this epic history play over the summer of 1947, the themes of Galileo resonate with Brecht's own life and the unique relationships he had with his collaborators. (more...)
Swandive Theatre to Open New Program with DEFYING GRAVITY in January Swandive Theatre to Open New Program with DEFYING GRAVITY in January
by BWW News Desk on December 15, 2014

Defying Gravity artfully interweaves the past with the present and the lives of the participants and bystanders of the ill-fated Challenger mission. Through the memories and impressions of painter Claude Monet, a NASA mechanic, a bartender, a retired couple, the Teacher and her grieving daughter we explore the impact of art, religion, loss and the limits of human possibility. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 12/14/2014 Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 12/14/2014
by BWW on December 14, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/14/2014 for Minneapolis (more...)
Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Awards - J.C. Cutler Leads! Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Awards - J.C. Cutler Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage on December 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)
BWW Interviews: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's Leon Outlaw Jr. BWW Interviews: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's Leon Outlaw Jr.
by Kristen Hirsch Montag on December 12, 2014

At the ripe old age of 12, theatre 'vet' Outlaw plays Young Berry Gordy, Young Stevie Wonder and Young Michael Jackson in MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, playing Dec. 16 - 28 at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis. (more...)
Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre Presents LA NATIVIDAD, Now thru 12/21 Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre Presents LA NATIVIDAD, Now thru 12/21
by BWW News Desk on December 11, 2014

Angels and shepherds. A suspicious king. A time of social distress. A pregnant woman knocks on the doors of the city, seeking shelter. Who is it that gathers to welcome a new little one into this world? This is the Christmas Story. (more...)
PILGRIMS MUSA AND SHERI IN THE NEW WORLD to Open 55454 SERIES PILGRIMS MUSA AND SHERI IN THE NEW WORLD to Open 55454 SERIES
by BWW News Desk on December 10, 2014

Launching the 55454 SERIES, Africans and Muslims in America, is PILGRIMS MUSA AND SHERI IN THE NEW WORLD by acclaimed playwright Egyptian-born Yussef El Guindi. Smart and funny, this winner of the American Theatre Critics' Steinberg New American Play Award is a comic love story centering on a Muslim immigrant who falls in love with an American non-Muslim woman, after immigrating to the US for an arranged marriage with an American Muslim. Hailed as '...a comic charmer and a humane reminder that most of us are pilgrims of one kind or another in this big, complicated, rewarding land we share,' by The Seattle Times, PILGRIMS MUSA AND SHERI... is the perfect opener for Mixed Blood's Series, named after its zip code, which will continue into spring. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 12/07/2014 Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 12/07/2014
by BWW on December 07, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/07/2014 for Minneapolis (more...)
BWW Interviews: Ordway's A CHRISTMAS STORY's Dieter Bierbrauer BWW Interviews: Ordway's A CHRISTMAS STORY's Dieter Bierbrauer
by Kristen Hirsch Montag on December 08, 2014

Accomplished Twin Cities actor Dieter Biebrauer is playing an iconic character in a show based on an iconic, now classic Christmas movie. But don't expect him to be just like the one you remember from the film. (more...)
BWW Reviews: The Ordway's Local Production of the New Musical A CHRISTMAS STORY is a Charming, Funny, Nostalgic Look at Holiday Memories BWW Reviews: The Ordway's Local Production of the New Musical A CHRISTMAS STORY is a Charming, Funny, Nostalgic Look at Holiday Memories
by Jill Schafer on December 04, 2014

St. Paul's Ordway Center for the Performing Arts is returning to its tradition of an original and (mostly) locally cast production during holidays, rather than the touring productions that often come through. In fact, the last Ordway Original holiday production was 2011's CINDERELLA. This year's production of the new musical based on the cult holiday movie A CHRISTMAS STORY is worth the wait. I am usually skeptical of movies turned into musicals, because often it doesn't work or it just simply isn't necessary. But I saw a preview of A Christmas Story (which officially opens on Friday and runs through December 28) last night and was pleasantly surprised; I enjoyed it much more than I thought I would. In fact I loved pretty much every minute of it. The creators did a wonderful job of retaining the movie's unique tone of humor, silliness, and nostalgia while creating something new that stands on its own merits, whether you're a fan of the movie or not. And best of all, director James Rocco and his team have created a wonderful production that showcases some of the Twin Cities' finest talent, as well as giving a chance for talented local youngsters to play and shine on stage. The Ordway's A CHRISTMAS STORY is a wonderful, fun, extravagant, poignant, top-notch production of a new musical based on a beloved classic. (more...)
NBC PETER PAN LIVE!'s Alanna Saunders to Star in Children's Theatre Company's PETER PAN NBC PETER PAN LIVE!'s Alanna Saunders to Star in Children's Theatre Company's PETER PAN
by BWW News Desk on December 04, 2014

Children's Theatre Company has announced that Alanna Saunders, who plays Tiger Lily in NBC's Peter Pan Live, will play Wendy in this spring's Peter Pan the Musical. Joining her will be 2014 Ivey Award-winner for Emerging Artist Tyler Michaels in the title role. Audience favorite Reed Sigmund, now in his 15th season as a CTC Acting Company member, brings his signature style to the loathsome, tortured Captain Hook. Peter Pan the Musical runs April 21 through June 21, 2015 on the UnitedHealth Group Stage and is directed by Peter Rothstein. (more...)
Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Awards - Tyler Michaels Leads! Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Awards - Tyler Michaels Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage on December 04, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)
Northrop Welcomes The Suzanne Farrell Ballet Tonight Northrop Welcomes The Suzanne Farrell Ballet Tonight
by BWW News Desk on December 04, 2014

Northrop presents THE SUZANNE FARRELL BALLET tonight, December 4 at 7:30 pm on the Carlson Family Stage, with full live orchestra. (more...)
RISK! Podcast Comes to Brave New Workshop ETC Tonight RISK! Podcast Comes to Brave New Workshop ETC Tonight
by BWW News Desk on December 04, 2014

The Brave New Workshop (BNW) is excited to announce that they will be hosting a live recording of the hit podcast 'Risk!' as it travels across the country. The performance and recording of the 'Risk!' episode will take place tonight, December 4 at 8pm at the BNW's ETC event space in downtown Minneapolis. (more...)
Brazen Theater Presents UNCLE WALT Tonight Brazen Theater Presents UNCLE WALT Tonight
by BWW News Desk on December 04, 2014

Brazen Theater presents the professional world premier of Uncle Walt, a new dark comedy by Andrew Rosdail directed by Mark Hooker beginning tonight, December 4th at the People's Center Theatre, 425 20th Avenue South, 3rd Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55454. (more...)
Brazen Theater Presents UNCLE WALT, Beginning Tonight Brazen Theater Presents UNCLE WALT, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk on December 04, 2014

Brazen Theater presents the professional world premier of Uncle Walt, a new dark comedy by Andrew Rosdail directed by Mark Hooker beginning tonight, December 4th at the People's Center Theatre, 425 20th Avenue South, 3rd Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55454. The cast includes Nicholas Pierro, Nick James, Coletrane Johnson, and Matt Wall. (more...)
MJTC Presents THE CHANUKAH GUEST, Now thru 12/21 MJTC Presents THE CHANUKAH GUEST, Now thru 12/21
by BWW News Desk on December 04, 2014

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company (MJTC) will feature The Chanukah Guest, a new commission and world premiere production, as its holiday show this year. The Chanukah Guest will run from today, December 4 - 21, 2014 at Hillcrest Center Theater, 1978 Ford Parkway, St. Paul, MN 55116. (more...)
BNW to Offer ASL-Interpreted Performance of TWERKING AROUND THE CHRISTMAS TREE BNW to Offer ASL-Interpreted Performance of TWERKING AROUND THE CHRISTMAS TREE
by BWW News Desk on December 02, 2014

The Brave New Workshop Theatre (BNW) welcomes deaf and hard-of-hearing patrons to enjoy an ASL-interpreted performance of their hit holiday sketch comedy revue 'Twerking Around the Christmas Tree.' This show, interpreted by professional ASL interpreters Tarra Grammenos and Carlos Grant, will be on Friday, January 9, 2015 at 8pm at the Brave New Workshop Theatre at 824 Hennepin Ave in downtown Minneapolis. Tickets are on sale now online and via the BNW box office, with special sightline seating reserved for ASL patrons. (more...)
Northrop to Welcome The Suzanne Farrell Ballet This Week Northrop to Welcome The Suzanne Farrell Ballet This Week
by BWW News Desk on November 30, 2014

Northrop presents THE SUZANNE FARRELL BALLET on Thursday, December 4 at 7:30 pm on the Carlson Family Stage, with full live orchestra. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 11/30/2014 Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 11/30/2014
by BWW on November 30, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/30/2014 for Minneapolis (more...)
BWW Reviews: Children's Theatre Company's HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS is a Silly, Sweet, and Heart-warming Tale of Redemption and Love BWW Reviews: Children's Theatre Company's HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS is a Silly, Sweet, and Heart-warming Tale of Redemption and Love
by Jill Schafer on December 01, 2014

'Tis the season for stories of sad, lonely, grumpy people who experience a change of heart and learn to love their fellow citizens, whether of London or Whoville. After a double bill of CHRISTMAS CAROLs last week, I saw a similar story this week in Dr. Seuss' classic fable HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS. Like Scrooge, the Grinch hates Christmas, people, and dogs. Also like Scrooge, the Grinch learns how wrong he was, not from ghosts but from one sweet open-hearted little girl. Where A CHRISTMAS CAROL is the perfect image of a Victorian Christmas, THE GRINCH takes place in the fantastical rhyming world familiar to anyone who's read Dr. Seuss, or had it read to them, as the case may be with much of Children's Theatre Company's audience. It's a bright and colorful, silly and funny, sweet and heart-warming tale of redemption and love. (more...)
BWW Reviews: IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS BWW Reviews: IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS
by Kristen Hirsch Montag on November 28, 2014

IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS is a tap dancing good time at the theatre. The classic movie-made-into-a-musical has plenty of charms, but it truly shines when Jeremy Benton & Kaitlyn Davidson are dancing. (more...)
Guthrie Theater's Kenneth H. Washington Dies at 68 Guthrie Theater's Kenneth H. Washington Dies at 68
by BWW News Desk on November 28, 2014

According to The StarTribune, the Guthrie Theater's director of company development, Kenneth H. Washington, has died. He was 68. (more...)
BWW to Premiere Anna Kendrick's 'On the Steps of the Palace' from Disney's INTO THE WOODS on Dec. 3 at Noon; World Exclusive Countdown Underway! BWW to Premiere Anna Kendrick's 'On the Steps of the Palace' from Disney's INTO THE WOODS on Dec. 3 at Noon; World Exclusive Countdown Underway!
by BWW News Desk on November 30, 2014

BroadwayWorld is thrilled to announce that we'll be unveiling an exclusive clip from Rob Marshall's highly-anticipated INTO THE WOODS on Wednesday, December 3 at 12pm EST! (more...)
BWW World Exclusive INTO THE WOODS Clip Coming Soon; Guess the Sondheim Track Featured! BWW World Exclusive INTO THE WOODS Clip Coming Soon; Guess the Sondheim Track Featured!
by BWW News Desk on November 29, 2014

BroadwayWorld is thrilled to announce that we'll be unveiling an exclusive clip from Rob Marshall's highly-anticipated INTO THE WOODS on Wednesday, December 3 at 12pm EST! (more...)
2014 BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Awards Update 11/25 - Shannon Roberg Leads Best Choreography! 2014 BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Awards Update 11/25 - Shannon Roberg Leads Best Choreography!
by BWW Special Coverage on November 25, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of November 25th. (more...)
Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS Begins Tonight at the Orpheum Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS Begins Tonight at the Orpheum
by BWW News Desk on November 25, 2014

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced today that individual tickets for the Minneapolis premiere of Irving Berlin's White Christmas are on sale now. The stage adaptation of the beloved classic film is coming tonight, Nov. 25-30 to Hennepin Theatre Trust's Orpheum Theatre as part of the 2014-2015 Thrivent Financial Broadway on Hennepin season. (more...)
RISK! LIVE Set for Brave New Workshop, 12/4 RISK! LIVE Set for Brave New Workshop, 12/4
by BWW News Desk on November 24, 2014

Kevin Allison is bringing his award winning storytelling show Risk! Live to the Twin Cities, one night only, Thursday, December 4 at Brave New Workshop in downtown Minneapolis. The night will feature outstanding storytelling from Kevin and local talent sharing true stories they 'never thought they'd dare to share in public' on the theme 'Dangerous.' Kevin is also teaching a 'Storytelling for the Stage' workshop on Dec 3. (more...)
Playwrights' Center to Open Ruth Easton New Play Series with FORGET ME NOT WHEN FAR AWAY, 12/8-9 Playwrights' Center to Open Ruth Easton New Play Series with FORGET ME NOT WHEN FAR AWAY, 12/8-9
by BWW News Desk on November 24, 2014

The Playwrights' Center kicks off its 2014-15 Ruth Easton New Play Series in December with Core Writer Kira Obolensky's new play 'Forget Me Not When Far Away.' There will be two readings of the play: Monday, December 8 and Tuesday, December 9 at 7 p.m. at the Playwrights' Center, 2301 E. Franklin Avenue in Minneapolis. The readings are free and open to the public. (more...)
This Just In! Idina Menzel Announces Summer 2015 World Tour; Check Out the Full Schedule for North America! This Just In! Idina Menzel Announces Summer 2015 World Tour; Check Out the Full Schedule for North America!
by BWW News Desk on November 24, 2014

This just in! Idina Menzel has just announced a 2015 World Tour, crashing the star's overloaded web site, and revealing North American dates for 2015. The site writes 'Fan pre-sale begins December 3. Check back for pre-sale info that morning here and on Facebook.' (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 23 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 23
by on November 23, 2014

Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, November 23, 2014. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 11/23/2014 Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 11/23/2014
by BWW on November 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/23/2014 for Minneapolis (more...)

 
🔀MINNEAPOLIS SHOWS
Motown the Musical in MinneapolisMotown the Musical
(Runs 12/16 - 12/28)
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas
(Runs 11/11 - 1/4)
The Cocktail Hour
(Runs 11/22 - 1/4)
Pilgrims Musa and Sheri in the New World
(Runs 1/17 - 1/19)
I Love Lucy Live on Stage in MinneapolisI Love Lucy Live on Stage
(Runs 1/20 - 1/25)
FOB
(Runs 1/30 - 2/15)
The Addams Family
(Runs 1/30 - 2/15)

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