2 Minn. Girls Cast In 'Waitress' Broadway Performances At OrpheumDozens of local girls auditioned for chance to be in a Broadway show before kindergarten. Waitress is coming to the Orpheum Theater, but a few weeks ago they needed to add one crucial role -- and they needed Minnesota talent to make it happen!
MNfusion: 'Newsies' Joey Barreiro Assures Us He Is Kissing The GirlExtra, extra, read all about it, Disney's "Newsies" is coming to Minneapolis! Hennepin Theatre Trust is welcoming another Disney, and Harvey Fierstein, story to its stage at the Orpheum Theatre this February.
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.
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: 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."
Moscow Ballet Preparing For 'Nutcracker' With TryoutsThe Moscow Ballet is in Minneapolis, but they aren't putting on a performance. On Sunday, one of the performers came out to teach a beginner and intermediate ballet class at a St. Paul dance studio.
'Kinky Boots' Hits OrpheumThe Tony Award-winning Best Musical, "Kinky Boots" kicks up its heels at the Orpheum Tuesday, July 28 through Sunday, Aug. 2.
MNfusion: Q&A With 'Jersey Boys' Frankie ValliFrankie Valli and the Four Seasons have returned to the stage in Minneapolis as the tour of "Jersey Boys" makes a stop at the Orpheum Theater. So, c'mon Marianne put your red dress on and walk like a man down to Minneapolis to see "Jersey Boys."
Moscow Ballet's 'Nutcracker' Comes To Twin CitiesOne of the most iconic holiday musicals came to life this weekend in the Twin Cities.
Curiocity: Q&A With Conrad John Schuck, Orpheum's General WaverlyWe all have holiday traditions. For some, it's baking cookies. For others, it's decorating the house. And for another group it could be watching the big game.
Bob Dylan To Play 3 Concerts In Minneapolis This FallOne of the most beloved institutions of Minnesota music history will be making a three-concert home stand in November. The artist just announced he will be performing for three nights at the Orpheum Theater in Minneapolis as part of his North American tour.