MNfusion: CTC's Shinah Brashears Talks Upcoming 'Elephant & Piggie'Local CTC actress Shinah Brashears, who plays Piggie, spoke about how she joined the tour, what it's like to perform in her home town and how the two characters emulate one of Minnesota’s most popular cartoons – Peanuts.
MNfusion: 'Pinocchio' Actress Talks CTC And The Power Of PlayLocal actress Elise Langer, who plays Pinocchio in the CTC's production, talks about the physical challenges playing a boy made out of wood can bring, and how she hopes CTC encourages families to keep make-believing.
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."
The Children's Theatre Company Presents 'The Frog Bride'"The Frog Bride" opens January 12 and runs through February 28. Tickets cost $10 to $48. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit the Children's Theatre Company online.
MNfusion: 'The Frog Bride' Playwright David Gonzalez Discusses CTC AdaptationChildren's theater is characterized by bright colors, whimsical stories, vibrant characters and bold music. But behind these big presentations is often a bigger message. In fact, many children's shows tell the most memorable and important messages for audiences.
Lawsuits Accuse Former Children's Theatre Actor, Teacher Of Sexual AssaultTwo former student actors at the Children's Theatre Company have filed suit against the theatre, co-founder John Clark Donahue and Minneapolis businessman Jason McLean. The lawsuit alleges McLean sexually assaulted a female student in 1983, when she was 15 years old.
Children's Theatre Company Presents 'The Wizard Of Oz'"The Wizard of Oz" is open now through January 10, 2016 at the Children's Theatre Company. Tickets cost $10 – $60. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit the Children's Theatre Company online.
MNfusion: Scarecrow Dean Holt Discusses CTC's 'Wizard Of Oz'"There's no place like home." "I'll be home for the holidays." There is a deep connection between the idea of home and holidays. While the definition of home can be many different things and commemorative moments can include things beyond holidays, everyone wants to be with people they love when celebrating.
MNfusion: Actors' Physicality Makes CTC's 'The Jungle Book' Come AliveWhile the audience has to suspend their disbelief to a certain extent, if they are able to do so even the tiniest bit the actors carry you the rest of the way.
MNfusion: CTC Kicks Off 50th Season With 'Akeelah And The Bee'On Tuesday, Sept. 1 the CTC opened the highly-anticipated season with the first-ever stage adaptation of "Akeelah and the Bee."
MNfusion: CTC's Changes To 'Peter Pan' Miss The MarkFrom a novel in 1911 to a cartoon in 1953 to a musical in 1954, the story of "Peter Pan" has been altered, changed and, now, updated.
Children's Theatre Co. Announces 50th Anniversary SeasonThe Children's Theatre Co. has announced its 50th anniversary season. Among the shows are "The Jungle Book," ''The Wizard of Oz" and "Diary of a Wimpy Kid the Musical."