The Great Leap

by CHRISTINE SARKES The Great Leap at the Guthrie Theater, now through February 10, is funny, heartfelt and very entertaining. The play is about basketball players and the coaches who love the game, but also about identity, the American Dream and overcoming cultural barriers. The dialogue is amusingly sharp and the quirky characters immensely likeable.…

Les Misérables

By: JACOB FROELICH It seems to me there has been a theme on Broadway as of late. Showstopper blockbusters in lieu of substance. One jukebox musical after another jukebox musical reliving the life and times of chart-topping celebrities. There have been a number of musical remakes after popular movies including Step Up, Legally Blonde, Mean…

Hamlet

By ELLEN FERRY Wayward Theatre is “dedicated to producing challenging work in equally challenging spaces.” The team certainly had their hands full for their recent production of William Shakespeare‘s Hamlet, performed at the James J. Hill House. I recently had the opportunity to attend the Orchard Theatre Collective’s production of A Doll’s House, which was also performed…