RENT

by ERIKA SASSEVILLE I did contemplate reviewing Inver Grove Heights Community Theatre’s production of RENT with a simple, “Everything was perfect. Period.” but that would be a disservice to everyone, since this show deserves to be gushed over in long-form. The show IS perfection, and you only have one more opportunity to catch it (Sunday,…

Hadestown

Hadestown is not a happy story. It’s gut-wrenching and filled with despair. But it’s also mesmerizing, gorgeous, and peppered with moments of laughter and hope.

Ragtime

Despite having been a Twin Cities theatre-goer for years now, last night’s performance of Ragtime was the first time I had ever seen a show by local favourite Theater Latté Da. Nuts, I know, but at least I finally got there. And it seemed like fortuitous timing that I should finally see the much-praised company at their first…

Beauty and the Beast

By ELLEN FERRY. The quaint, intimate space at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatre can barely contain the dynamism of its latest production, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. For the first time in more than ten years, the beloved fairytale has returned to the charming west-suburban locale. The March 11th opener did not disappoint. Three-dimensional costuming and…