Once On This Island

By Jacob Froelich and Lydia Mwambi Celebrate Black History Month with a stage full of black excellence. This cast is standout in so many ways. From the wide range of vocal talent, to the depth and warmth that the actors portray so stunningly. Loosely based on the tale of “The Little Mermaid,” Once On This…

The Band’s Visit

            The Band’s Visit tells a seemingly uneventful story of a band from Egypt visiting a small town in Bet Hatikva, with a B, Israel. This is a story unlike many others you have known. There are no major plot points, toils, villains or heroes; it is simply regular people,…

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…

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,…