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: '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.
'If/Then' Comes To Minneapolis’ Orpheum TheatreThe latest musical to grace the Orpheum Theatre's stage is "If/Then." The musical explores the relationship between choice and chance, and looks at how much of a role fate really plays in our lives.
Extra! Extra! 'Newsies' Opens At Orpheum Theatre"Newsies" runs from February 9 – 14 at the Orpheum Theatre. Tickets cost $39 to $139. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit the Hennepin Theatre Trust online.
Hennepin Theater Trust Announces 2016-2017 SeasonMinneapolis' Hennepin Theater Trust has announced the shows coming for the 2016-2017 season!
MNfusion: 'Gentleman's Guide' Is Cheeky, Mischievous FunA delightful, humorous tale of love and revenge, the 2014 Tony Award winner for Best Musical was quirky, fun and original. Set in the 1900s, the musical tells the story of Monty Navarro. Navarro is a poor man who learns upon his mother's death that he is a D'Ysquith, a royal family in England. Navarro is ninth in line to become earl, but this fact is not acknowledged by the D'Ysquith family for they disowned his mother when she married his father.
MNfusion: Blue Man Ethan Golub Talks Blue Man GroupNow, that show is coming to the Twin Cities. Blue Man Productions presents Blue Man Group at the Orpheum Theatre on Friday, Dec. 18. One of the blue men themselves, Ethan Golub, took some time to chat with me about what it's like to be the man behind the blue.
MNfusion: Creating The Costumes For 'Cirque Dreams Holidaze'This holiday season, Cirque Production is bringing its holiday theme show, Cirque Dreams Holidaze, to the Twin Cities. What always strikes me about these types of shows is how easy the performers make each act look, even when I know how difficult it truly is.
'Beautiful: The Carole King Musical' Comes To Orpheum Theater"Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" opens November 18 and runs through November 29. Tickets cost $39 to $179. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit the Hennepin Theatre Trust online.
MNfusion: Q&A With 'Beautiful: The Carole King Musical' Star Becky GulsvigEvery generation has its own musical voice. For the women of the 1960s and 70s, no voice was stronger than that of singer/songwriter Carole King. King, who wrote classics such as "I Feel The Earth Move," "It's Too Late" and "A Natural Woman," went on to become one of the most successful female songwriters of the latter half of the 20th century.
MNfusion: Disney's 'The Little Mermaid' Swims To New HeightsThe increased technology and invention used in live theater helps some stories come to the stage that would have otherwise never been told. One of these is *Disney's "The Little Mermaid."
MNfusion: Original Broadway Cast Of 'Cinderella' Comes To Minn.About five months ago as I was scrolling through my Facebook feed I found an article my friend had posted about a lesser known version of the musical "Cinderella."