Future Of 'Broadway Songbook' Uncertain Following Rocco's Announced DepartureLast week, amid the opening of the final show in the sixth season of James A. Rocco's "Broadway Songbook" series, the Ordway Center announced Rocco's impending departure.
'West Side Story' At The OrdwayFeaturing music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, the show was an instant classic.
MNfusion: Ordway Announces 2016 – 2017 SeasonThe Ordway Center for the Performing Arts has announced its 2016-2017 theatrical season on Tuesday, March 15. After a successful 30th celebration, the St. Paul theater is bringing a collection of classical and modern shows for the following year.
Minnesota Governor's Council Hosts MLK Celebration At Ordway CenterPeople across the country are celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and what he did for the Civil Rights Movement Monday.
'Camelot' Brings The Knights Of The Round Table To St. PaulThe national tour of "Camelot" is now at St. Paul's Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. The Tony Award-winning show is an updated version of King Arthur's tale. It has action, history and even a love triangle.
MNfusion: Q&A With Illusionists' Anti-Conjuror Dan SperrySuspend your disbelief as seven of the world's top magicians take the stage in "The Illusionists." The North American tour is making a stop in Minnesota this week, and among them is conjuror Dan Sperry.
Meet A Modern-Day HoudiniAndrew Basso, considered one of the world's greatest escape artist, and is in the Twin Cities. Basso will be on tour with The Illusionists, the best-selling show on Broadway. It's seven of the most incredible illusionists on earth on one stage at St. Paul's Ordway Center.
'Manchurian Candidate' To Make Opera Debut At St. Paul's OrdwayTake a little brainwashing, add a few political assassinations and stir in a villainess evil enough to rival Lady Macbeth. The enduring result is "The Manchurian Candidate," first as a novel, then two movies and now — an opera.
Newly-Renovated Ordway Center In St. Paul OpensVisitors are getting their first look at the newly renovated concert hall at the Ordway Center in St. Paul. A ribbon cutting on Sunday kicked off the debut of the concert hall after a $42 million renovation.
New Concert Hall Set To Open At St. Paul's Ordway CenterDowntown St. Paul's new concert hall opens Sunday at Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. A free community open house will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to launch "Rock the Ordway," a three-week music celebration. Gov. Mark Dayton and St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman are scheduled to attend the ribbon cutting.
A Look At The Ordway's New, State-Of-The-Art Concert HallThis weekend the Ordway Center in St. Paul will debut its newly-expanded and renovated concert hall. Not only is it bigger, the quality of the sound is better.
New Ordway Show Feeds Viewers Message About Hunger A show at the Ordway Center in St. Paul this weekend has an unusual name and a powerful message. It's called "Full Still Hungry" and uses dancers, costumes and a live band to spark a meaningful conversation about food.
Curiocity: Q&A With 'Musical Mondays' CreatorsMusical Mondays pairs these two by offering audiences a taste of local performers, and offering local performers a space to explore their range of talent. So, I sat down with the people who are working to make everyone’s Monday a bit more musical, Max Wojtanowicz and Sheena Janson.
'Broadway Songbook' To Tour Minnesota The Ordway Center's Broadway Songbook series will hit the road for a five-city tour of Greater Minnesota this fall. "Broadway Songbook: The First 100 Years of Broadway" will first run at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul on Thursday through Sunday.
Minn. Audience Can Sing Along To 'Sound Of Music'Fans of "The Sound of Music" get a chance to sing along when the classic Julie Andrews movie is screened in St. Paul next month. The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts says "Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music" is returning to the Ordway for the third year in a row.