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.
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.
In order to earn the title, “Cake Boss,” you better know what you’re doing and be darn good at it.
Back by popular demand, Jerry Seinfeld is once again going back to his roots and returning to the stage.
“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.
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.
One of the most popular shows at the Orpheum Theatre starts up Thursday night. “Jersey Boys” will make its debut and go through May 8.
Get ready, Minneapolis. Your 15 minutes of fame is approaching.
A revival of the original 1967 show, “Hair” is all about the teen rebellion of that era — from sex and drugs to rock ‘n’ roll and the ultimate sense of doing what feels good.
The story of “Billy Elliot” may warm your heart, it may bring a tear to your eye and yes, it may make you want to get up and dance. But one thing this show is guaranteed to do? Make you completely in awe of the incredible talent on stage — most of which are too young to drive.
It’s been about three hours since I saw “Spring Awakening” Saturday night at the Orpheum Theatre and yet — I’m still not sure what to say about it.
When it comes to holiday cheer, there’s no place quite like the music and merriment of seeing a festive show. Thankfully, in Minnesota, we’re given a wide array of options to stay warm inside a cozy theater, listening to the holiday music that’s a yearly must.
Welcome to the 1980s. A time when the “fist pump” was a more horizontal motion than a vertical one, big hair had nothing to do with volume injections but plenty to do with the brushstrokes of a comb and the men wore more makeup than the women.
It’s not often that one can label something from start to finish with the untouchable “p-word.” But in the case of the Orpheum Theatre’s presentation of the highly noted tour of “Wicked,” it’s the only word that seems to fit.
For the first time in Minnesota, theater goers will be able to watch the tale of a young boy with big dreams.