Mixed Blood To Host 40th Anniversary Gala At Paisley ParkA little under a month after the shocking death of Minnesota's Prince, a local theatre will celebrate its 40th anniversary at the place he called home.
MNfusion: 'Leap Of Faith' Actor Matt Tatone Talks Following Your HeartIt's a cliché. It's trite. It manifests itself in several other over-used phrases such as "things always happen for a reason," and "trust your gut." But, behind every trite cliché is a little bit of truth.
MNfusion: Local Playwrights, Actors Talk Women's Theater FestivalFollowing Women's History Month in March, St. Catherine University created the first-ever Women of Substance Festival. The inaugural theme: "Charting a Course: Women's Journeys."
Minnesota Opera To Premiere 'The Shining' In MayThe new opera is based on Stephen King's 1977 novel.
MNfusion: 'Bullets Over Broadway:' A Quintessential 1920's ComedyEach era has trends that define it. For the 1920's it was jazz, flappers and pleasure. "Bullets Over Broadway" owned this trifecta, and it even threw in a gangster chase scene.
Tickets For $9 At Guthrie's Forthcoming 'Level Nine' InitiativeThe Guthrie Theater plans to make its ninth floor into a theatrical hub to create a dialogue with the audience on today's issues. The Tony-winning Minneapolis theater announced Wednesday it has received a $1 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to underwrite the initiative.
MNfusion: 'Buyer & Cellar' Fails To Sell Its PerformanceAs many an actor knows, a production is only as good as the story it's telling. Glamorous sets, elaborate costumes and talented actors can only do so much when a script is subpar. This has been seen time and time again, even with actors and big as Barbra Streisand.
MNfusion: Colorful, Fun 'Animal Dance' Perfect For Young Audiences"Animal Dance" is a fun, furry and friendly show. It's welcoming environment, easy language and colorful elements make it a perfect show for any parent unsure if their child is ready to handle going to the theater.
MNfusion: Ordway Announces 2016 – 2017 SeasonThe Ordway Center for the Performing Arts has announced its 2016-2017 theatrical season on Tuesday, March 15. After a successful 30th celebration, the St. Paul theater is bringing a collection of classical and modern shows for the following year.
MNfusion: Be The Chanhassen Dinner Theatres' Guest For 'Beauty and the Beast'There are few shows more fitting for a dinner theater than Disney's "Beauty and the Beast." After all, where better to tell the tale of an enchanted castle filled with singing and dancing dinner pieces than at a theater where you enjoy singing and dancing while eating.
MNfusion: 2015 Ivey Award Winner Mikell Sapp Talks 'The Snowy Day'While there may not be much on the ground, Minneapolis Children's Theatre Company is making it snow inside this winter. CTC is presenting the world premiere stage adaptation of "The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats."
MNfusion: 'A Chorus Line' Dazzles And Delights"A Chorus Line," which opened Tuesday, Feb. 16, was as powerful as it was simple. The show itself tells an uncomplicated story. It features a cast of 26 -- 25 dancers and one casting director. The 25 dancers are auditioning for a Broadway show.