It is a truth, universally acknowledged, that a “Christmas at Pemberley” play performed at the Jungle Theater, must be, in fact, delightful. For the third year in a row, Jungle Theater presents a Christmas tale set in the world of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon. Playing now through December 29th, Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley reunites much of the original 2017 cast and creative team for a rousing, hysterical, and joyous affair.
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.
The story clearly illustrates how women will give all of themselves to the people they love. Steel Magnolias will have you laughing till you cry, and crying while you laugh.
Fifteen years after the original film Mean Girls (2004), Tina Fey has brought a new cache of quotable lines, snarky jokes, and “fetch” stories to the stage. Playing now through October 13th at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis, Mean Girls is a joyous, PG-13, examination of the high school experience.
Playing now through August 25th, Guys and Dolls at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis finds a vibrant new life in 2019; it might just be the most fun you have at the theatre this year.
I encourage anyone who enjoys a bit of dark, Irish comedy to see The Pillowman by Theatre Coup d’Etat, the performances alone are enough to keep you at the edge of your seats.
I highly encourage all readers of all ages to see The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical it is a marvel of human imagination and a delight for all ages! Playing now through June 23rd at the Ordway in St. Paul.