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Morrissey Cancels March 22 Show In Mpls.

Health problems has led British singer Morrissey to cancel the remaining dates of his North American tour, including a performance at Minneapolis’ Orpheum Theatre on March 22.

03/16/2013

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Hennepin Theatre’s 2013-2014 Broadway Season

You can start making plans now to see some Broadway musicals at the Orpheum Theatre later this year and next year.

02/28/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Lunar New Year In Minnesota

The Lunar New Year, also sometimes referred to as Chinese New Year or Spring Festival, is celebrated by Asian cultures across the globe each year around January or February. The best resources for celebrating Lunar New Year in Minnesota include the following.

02/08/2013

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Curiocity: Shhh, ‘Book Of Mormon’ — You Had Me At ‘Hello’

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.

02/07/2013

The cast of 'The Book of Mormon' during the curtain call on the opening night of 'The Book of Mormon' on Broadway at Eugene O'Neill Theatre on March 24, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Lottery Tickets Available For ‘Book Of Mormon’

Didn’t score tickets to the sold-out debut of “The Book of Mormon” in February? Well, you’re not totally out of luck.

01/17/2013

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Curiocity: Q&A With Edina Actor In ‘Priscilla Queen Of The Desert’

Drag queens, the Australian outback, sequins, head dresses and oh yes, drag queens. This, in a nutshell, describes the fabulous musical, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, which heads to the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis Jan. 8-13.

12/30/2012

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‘Catch Me If You Can’ Scammer To Do Mpls. Show Q&A

The scam artist who inspired the movie and Broadway musical “Catch Me If You Can” will be in Minneapolis next week.

12/08/2012

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Curiocity: Beauty And The Beast Is True As It Can Be

For a tale that’s old as time, Beauty and the Beast never feels timeworn. As one of the classic stories from the Disney vault, this charming storyline proves once and again that it’s a favorite for a reason.

10/17/2012

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‘Book of Mormon’ Tickets On Sale, Sell Out Anticipated

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.

09/21/2012

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Curiocity: Q&A With Tony Papenfuss On ‘Deer Camp’

Perhaps best known for his work in the 80s CBS sitcom, “Newhart,” Minneapolis actor Tony Papenfuss has perfected the art of comedic timing.

09/12/2012

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British Invasion Theme Of Macy’s Glamorama 2012

Macy’s Glamorama 2012 salutes the music of the British Invasion Friday night in downtown Minneapolis.

08/03/2012

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Curiocity: Blue Man Group Paints The Town

As it turns out, some of the best entertainment doesn’t need to rely on fancy costumes, individual stars or even words. As the Blue Man Group proved on Friday night, you don’t need much to wow an audience.

06/17/2012

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Best Places To See Ballet In Minnesota

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.

06/04/2012

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Macy’s Glamorama 2012: British Invasion

This year’s Glamorama event will head overseas for inspiration. The annual Macy’s event announced the theme for this year’s gala will be British Invasion — the Music Then, the Fashion Now.

05/13/2012

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Best Mother’s Day Gifts In Minnesota

By 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.

05/08/2012

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Crosby, Stills & Nash Coming To Orpheum

Fans of “Judy Blue Eyes” will be singing “Doo-doo-doo-doo-doo, doo doo doo-doo-doo-doo” when the trio takes the state at the Orpheum Theatre this summer.

03/29/2012

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Curiocity: ‘American Idiot’ Puts The Rock In Rock Opera

Never before has a musical evoked such a strong desire to headbang from my seat.

02/22/2012

The cast of 'The Book of Mormon' during the curtain call on the opening night of 'The Book of Mormon' on Broadway at Eugene O'Neill Theatre on March 24, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

‘Book Of Mormon,’ ‘Flashdance’ Coming To Mpls.

The Hennepin Theatre Trust’s new 2012-13 Broadway Across America season has been announced and includes the ever-popular musical, “The Book of Mormon.”

01/26/2012

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Curiocity: ‘Lion King’s’ Roaring Return To Mpls.

There’s something to be said about a show that has the ability to garner applause and evoke an audience’s emotions, all within the first two minutes of the performance.

01/16/2012

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Curiocity: MN Native Stars As ‘Timon’ In Lion King

When “Disney’s The Lion King” roars back onto the Minneapolis stage, it’ll be a homecoming of sorts for more than one cast member.

01/10/2012

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Curiocity: A 1st Les Miz Experience, A Revamped Show

It seems a little ridiculous that the 25th anniversary production of Les Misérables just so happens to be my first experience with the world’s longest running musical but as they say, some things are worth the wait.

12/08/2011

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Curiocity: Cooking With The ‘Cake Boss’

In order to earn the title, “Cake Boss,” you better know what you’re doing and be darn good at it.

11/08/2011

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Jerry Seinfeld To Perform 2 Shows In Minneapolis

Back by popular demand, Jerry Seinfeld is once again going back to his roots and returning to the stage.

09/19/2011

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Curiocity: ‘West Side Story’ Still Teems With Vitality

“West Side Story” is a Broadway battleship with an endless artillery of showtune shells, not a single one of which fails to detonate. To my tastes, it is the greatest Broadway musical ever written.

07/13/2011

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Curiocity: Can’t Take My Eyes Off ‘Jersey Boys’

It’s more than an understatement to say my knowledge of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons was a bit scarce. Beyond memories of seeing my dad working in the garage and jamming out to “Working My Way Back to You,” I didn’t know anything about this legendary group.

04/25/2011

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