The Phantom of the Opera

Since its Broadway debut thirty years ago, The Phantom of the Opera has had more than 65,000 performances, seen by 140 million people in 35countries, in 160 cities in 15 different languages. It is no secret that this show has been a hit around the world for many years and this magical new production, now…

Tartuffe

Nearly 400 years have passed since Moliére first brought Tartuffe to Versailles, but the intervening centuries have not dulled the message at the heart of the story: beware the hypocrite who pretends piety to disguise duplicity. (lumin)theatre lab presents the French neoclassical comedy directed by Diogo Lopes, playing now through November 23rd in Hastings, MN on the second floor of Eye Candy REFind.

Ghost Quartet

by MEGAN MOBERG Dave Malloy’s new concept album, Ghost Quartet, is an eerie tale of love, death, and of course whiskey. The intimate setting of the Elision Playhouse allowed for an immersive musical experience. This tale of desire, deceit, and betrayal bridging seven centuries was beautiful, memorable, and overall absurd. This circular story involving two…

Zafira and the Resistance

by Christine Sarkes Zafira and the Resistance at the Guthrie Theater is a production of the New Arab American Theater Works and part of Artistic Director Joseph Haj’s vision to present groundbreaking theater that inspires dialogue and expands the diversity of community voices on Guthrie stages. This season’s focus brings an eclectic mix of local,…

The Glass Menagerie

BY JACOB FROELICH Widely considered a great American classic The Glass Menagerie, onstage now at The Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, comes to life in a simple yet intensely captivating production. The entire cast consists of just four actors, yet the moments and feelings they create and portray are deeply felt by the audience. The Glass…

RENT – 20th Anniversary Tour

By: JACOB FROELICH RENT now on its 20th Anniversary Tour needs no introduction as a Tony Award winning best musical for its debut year in 1996. At the time it changed the game for what a musical could be by drawing attention to the US HIV/AIDS epidemic. While HIV is a manageable condition today, there…