Kristen Hirsch Montag

Kristen Hirsch Montag Kristen Hirsch Montag is a public relations/media rep for Meet Minneapolis, Convention and Visitors Association by day and self-professed theatre geek by night. She regularly attends Minneapolis and Saint Paul productions and touring shows. She's been known to act in a few, as well. As an actress, she's done stage, film and TV projects and fits them in whenever possible. Kristen holds a bachelor's degree from Augsburg College in Theatre Arts and Communications.


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BWW Interview: WEST SIDE STORY's Evy Ortiz Answers Six Questions & A PlugBWW Interview: WEST SIDE STORY's Evy Ortiz - 6 Questions & A Plug
Posted: Apr. 6, 2017


BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with TO BEGIN WITH's Gerald Charles DickensBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with TO BEGIN WITH's Gerald Charles Dickens
Posted: Mar. 31, 2017


LAST 365 DAYS

BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with CAMELOT's Helen AnkerCAMELOT's Helen Anker
Posted: Dec. 29, 2016


BWW Interview: THE LION IN WINTER's Michael HannaBWW Interview: THE LION IN WINTER's Michael Hanna
Posted: Dec. 6, 2016


BWW Interview: Ordway's WHITE CHRISTMAS' Jenny PiersolBWW Interview: Ordway's WHITE CHRISTMAS' Jenny Piersol
Posted: Dec. 10, 2016


BWW Preview: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at the OrdwayBWW Preview: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at the Ordway
Posted: Feb. 14, 2017


BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with BROADWAY SONGBOOK's Erin SchwabBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with BROADWAY SONGBOOK's Erin Schwab
May 13, 2017

The Ordway's latest BROADWAY SONGBOOK features HOLLYWOOD TO BROADWAY and this edition of 6 Questions & a Plug features the delightful Erin Schwab, who shares some of her favorites and aspirations as the show begins a five performance run, May 14- 21.

BWW Interview: WEST SIDE STORY's Evy Ortiz Answers Six Questions & A PlugBWW Interview: WEST SIDE STORY's Evy Ortiz Answers Six Questions & A Plug
April 6, 2017

WEST SIDE STORY takes the Ordway stage in St. Paul this week through April 16. Get a little review and a lot of the show's Maria in this 6 Questions & a Plug.

BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with TO BEGIN WITH's Gerald Charles DickensBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with TO BEGIN WITH's Gerald Charles Dickens
March 31, 2017

Charles Dickens' great-great grandson plays him in this semi-fictionalized tale about the real-life children's book he wrote for his own children about the life of Jesus Christ. Jeffrey Hatcher renowned Minneapolis playwright, wrote and directed this remount of the original 2015 production.

BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with KING LEAR's Sun Mee ChometBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with KING LEAR's Sun Mee Chomet
March 9, 2017

We've heard a lot about KING LEAR's two lead actors but now it's time for the women -- at least one of them. Sun Mee Chomet takes on Regan in this production at the Guthrie Theater and relishes her character's evil ways.

BWW Review: Kristin Chenoweth with Minnesota OrchestraBWW Review: Kristin Chenoweth with Minnesota Orchestra
March 6, 2017

Kristin Chenoweth's love affair with the city of Minneapolis was returned to her as audience members enjoyed every moment of her first performance with the Minnesota Orchestra on March 4. The award-winning actress and singer wowed the full house crowd with her stories and classic songs.

BWW Review: KING & I was a Double DelightBWW Review: KING & I was a Double Delight
March 6, 2017

The King & I revival national tour is closing after tonight's performance in Minneapolis and moving on to the next city but left this writer with memories that were doubly delightful.

BWW Preview: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at the OrdwayBWW Preview: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at the Ordway
February 14, 2017

The Ordway brings an innovative rock musical to the Saint Paul stage in it's first national tour: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH. Performances run Feb. 14-19, 2017.

BWW Review: The good, the bad, THE BODYGUARDBWW Review: The good, the bad, THE BODYGUARD
January 14, 2017

Based on 1992 film by the same name, THE BODYGUARD brings back Whitney Houston's pop-disco tunes and a thinner, somewhat modernized version of the movie's script.

BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with CAMELOT's Helen AnkerBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with CAMELOT's Helen Anker
December 29, 2016

Get to know a little about Helen Anker, who plays Queen Guenevere in the Chanhassen's latest production of CAMELOT, warming hearts with the legendary story by Lerner & Loewe.

BWW Interview: FUN HOME's Kate ShindleBWW Interview: FUN HOME's Kate Shindle
December 18, 2016

FUN HOME and Kate Shindle have more than a couple things in common. A lengthy conversation with her in Minneapolis and the show both provide a lot of food for thought.

BWW Interview: Ordway's WHITE CHRISTMAS' Jenny PiersolBWW Interview: Ordway's WHITE CHRISTMAS' Jenny Piersol
December 10, 2016

Dreaming of a white Christmas? You're getting that triple-fold this weekend as Minnesota gives us a white blanket and the Ordway's WHITE CHRISTMAS also brings some snow inside the theatre. You're also getting a new face on the Ordway stage as Jenny Piersol plays Judy Haynes in this holiday classic. Get to know Piersol in this edition of 6 Questions & a Plug.

BWW Interview: THE LION IN WINTER's Michael HannaBWW Interview: THE LION IN WINTER's Michael Hanna
December 6, 2016

Michael Hanna plays middle son Geoffrey in James Goldman's tale of a king and his family on the eve of Christmas that's a complete change from the happy holiday show across the building. THE LION IN WINTER plays through Dec. 31.

BWW Review: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIMEBWW Review: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
December 1, 2016

Fast paced, talkative and energy draining, this multi-Tony-winning play is worth studying before you go. THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME plays the Orpheum through Dec. 4.

BWW Interview: CABARET's Andrea GossBWW Interview: CABARET's Andrea Goss
October 10, 2016

BWW Interview with Andrea Goss, the lead of Roundabout Theatre's national tour of CABARET, says this production brings a real understanding and grittiness to the experience of Berlin in early 1930s Germany that still resonates with today's world.

BWW Interview: Theater Latte Da RAGTIME's David L. Murray, Jr.BWW Interview: Theater Latte Da RAGTIME's David L. Murray, Jr.
September 28, 2016

Conflicts due to race, immigration and gender... you would think this turn-of-the-century story would seem like ancient history but instead it feels fresh and relevant as today's headlines. RAGTIME plays through Oct. 23 at Theater Latte Da and stars a new local actor, David L. Murray, Jr., whom we get to know in 6 Questions & a Plug.

BWW Interview: REBELS! ON BROADWAY's Caroline InnerbichlerBWW Interview: REBELS! ON BROADWAY's Caroline Innerbichler
September 26, 2016

Caroline Innerbichler is likely recognizable if you've ever been to a BROADWAY SONGBOOK show at the Ordway or are a regular at Chanhassen where she played the lead in a popular show. She joins a youthful cast in REBELS! ON BROADWAY, continuing at the Ordway Sept. 29-30.

BWW Interview: SENSE & SENSIBILITY's Alejandra EscalanteBWW Interview: SENSE & SENSIBILITY's Alejandra Escalante
September 23, 2016

Playing Dashwood sister Marianne, Alejandra Escalante gives a delightful, no nonsense interview in 6 Questions & a Plug -- just as you'd expect from SENSE & SENSIBILITY.

BWW Interview: PAINT YOUR WAGON's Robert CuccioliBWW Interview: PAINT YOUR WAGON's Robert Cuccioli
August 8, 2016

Tony nominee Robert Cuccioli has a long career on stage and an unusual path to get there. He comes to the Ordway stage in an all-new production of Lerner & Loewe's PAINT YOUR WAGON that the Ordway is collaborating with Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre on, which includes a new book and orchestrations.

BWW Interview: THE LION KING's Frank Wright II on Sensory-Friendly Performance, July 30BWW Interview: THE LION KING's Frank Wright II on Sensory-Friendly Performance, July 30
July 29, 2016

July 30, 2016, at 2 p.m. @HennepinTheatreTrust offers a sensory-friendly performance of THE LION KING at the Orpheum with tickets starting at $30. Learn a bit more from veteran cast member Frank Wright II in this brief video.

BWW Video Interview: THE LION KING's Frank Wright II, Veteran Cast Member Talks the Show's Origins in MinneapolisBWW Video Interview: THE LION KING's Frank Wright II, Veteran Cast Member Talks the Show's Origins in Minneapolis
July 26, 2016

THE LION KING's Frank Wright II (video) full circle of life comes back around to the scene where it all began as he plays Minneapolis' Orpheum Theater for the fourth time and shares stories of the beginnings here 19 years ago.



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