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.
MNfusion: Hennepin Theatre Trust Announces 2016 – 2017 SeasonThe Hennepin Theater Trust announced the shows that will make up its 2016 – 2017 theater season Tuesday night. For the coming season, HTT will be brining 11 shows to its four stages at the Orpheum, Pantages, State and New Century theaters. The lineup is complete with critically acclaimed classic and modern musicals.
Minnesotan To Meet: 'A Don't Hug Me Christmas Carol's Ross YoungIt's a holiday story that most of us are familiar with this time of year -- the Charles Dickens classic "A Christmas Carol." That's the story of how crotchety old miser Ebenezer Scrooge just can't seem to get into the Christmas spirit.
MNfusion: New Century Theatre Revives "Happy Days" In New MusicalIn January the State Theatre traveled back to the 1950s with "I Love Lucy: Live on Stage," coming up at the end of the month, the Pantages will step into the '60s with "Jersey Boys" and this Friday the New Century Theatre will also rewind to '50s with a musical version of the 1970s show "Happy Days."
MNfusion: Q&A With 'Girls Only' Star Melanie Wehrmacherit's reflecting on uniquely female experiences that help us bond with other women and laugh during each new challenge life throws at us. It's what makes us better than men. Just kidding! (Sort of). And it's also what "Girls Only: The Secret Comedy of Women" is all about.
Best Valentine's Day Dates For Parents In MinnesotaSweet talk the grandparents or shell out some bucks for a babysitter and enjoy a Valentine’s evening out.
Curiocity: They're All NOT Going To Laugh At MMT's 'Carrie'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.
Messersmith To Launch New Minn. Music Series 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.
Curiocity: Q&A With The Ladies Of '2 Sugars, Room For Cream'Think of the conversations that occur over a cup o' Joe. There's good news, there's bad news -- and yes, plenty of hilarious, did-she-just-say-that news.
Best Mother's Day Gifts In MinnesotaBy presidential decree in 1914, the second Sunday in May is an official holiday celebrating mothers and their unique contribution to our lives. As part of celebrating Mother's Day, many people search for just the right gift for the special lady in their lives.
Curiocity: Local Woman Writes, Stars In 'Mary A La Carte'When Wisconsin native, Mary Vander Leest saw what the Twin Cities had to offer in theater and beyond -- she made the decision right then and there, this would be her new home.