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,…

Cosi Fan Tutte

by Christine Sarkes Mill City Summer Opera at the renovated Mill City Museum Ruin Courtyard is a breathtaking and unique summer treat. The stage is set amidst the outdoor ruins of the old factory. The nearby river sounds and evening light cast a magical spell over the production. This will be your last chance to…

Dear Evan Hansen

Storytellers from John Hughes to John Green have shown the world what it’s like for a teen to be on the outside looking in; Dear Evan Hansen goes a step further and provides deep emotional insight into the parent-child relationship. Playing now through June 9th at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis.

Dirty Business: The Spy Musical

by CHRISTINE SARKES “Dirty Business: The Spy Musical” at the History Theatre is an entertaining and enjoyable take on the world of females spies during World War II. The packed Sunday matinee performance attests to public fascination with the topic, which coincides with several new books, a television series and a possible movie focusing on…