Hennepin Theatre Trust
At the end of his one-man show, Billy Crystal answered the question many may have been wondering — after being on Broadway, why bring the show only to Minneapolis?
There was a time that the title “Carrie: The Musical” was as much synonymous with failure in musical theater lore as “Heaven’s Gate” and “Howard the Duck” were for movies. It was Carrie herself, and the entire rest of the world took relish in dumping metaphorical pig’s blood on that sacrificial lamb.
One of the most popular and beloved musicals is coming back to Minneapolis. Wicked begins a six-week tour on Wednesday at the Orpheum Theatre, following three highly successful runs in the Twin Cities since 2006.
Minneapolis singer-songwriter Jeremy Messersmith is launching a new Minnesota music series. Hennepin Theatre Trust says Messersmith will launch the New Century Sessions. The series is aimed at giving artists a chance not only to play but also share the evolution of their work.
Calling all artists. A new project is being launched in Block E and the Hennepin Theater Trust wants your work. The idea is to give business owners a whole new perspective on what available usable space can offer them, energizing the area by filling blank store front canvasses with art.
“This is a play that’s unlike anything anyone’s ever seen before.” That was the early promise from War Horse’s lead actor, Alex Morf, when I talked to him earlier this week. After seeing the performance Wednesday night during the show’s debut at the Orpheum Theatre, I can’t help but completely agree.
Get out your leg warmers and slouch your cut-off sweatshirt — “Flashdance, the Musical” is taking over Minneapolis.
You can start making plans now to see some Broadway musicals at the Orpheum Theatre later this year and next year.
From the get-go, fresh-faced, wide-eyed young men in crisp white shirts and perfectly tightened black ties promised to share the story of a book — a book that would change our lives. Well, mission accomplished, boys.
Award-winning actress Carol Burnett is coming to the historic State Theatre in May, officials announced Tuesday morning.
Didn’t score tickets to the sold-out debut of “The Book of Mormon” in February? Well, you’re not totally out of luck.
A new collaborative partnership between Hennepin Theatre Trust — and their marketing prowess — and a favorite local theater company, Theater Latté Da, takes the best of our Twin Cities talent and brings it to a larger spectrum.
As artists attempt to portray a concept or a feeling through an abstraction, sometimes the artist’s intentions are not fully communicated through the object of the viewer. That may be the case in many of the following examples found throughout the metro area. See if you agree.
A line of fans snaked around the Orpheum Theatre on Hennepin Avenue Friday afternoon. Broadway fans couldn’t wait to get their hands on “Book of Mormon” tickets.
Minnesota is home to a thriving cultural scene, not least of which is the opportunity to see the ballet regularly. Refer to this list of top picks and consider checking out your local ballet scene.