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: 6 Questions & a Plug with A NIGHT IN OLYMPUS' Chan PolingBWW Interview: A NIGHT IN OLYMPUS' Chan Poling
Posted: May. 18, 2016


BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with Guthrie HARVEY's David KellyBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with Guthrie HARVEY's David Kelly
Posted: Apr. 25, 2016


BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with BOOK OF MORMON's Jake EmmerlingBWW Interview: BOOK OF MORMON's Jake Emmerling
Posted: May. 9, 2016


BWW Interview: 6 Questions & A Plug with DON QUIXOTE's Jason BallweberBWW Interview: 6 Questions & A Plug with DON QUIXOTE's Jason Ballweber
Posted: May. 16, 2016


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BWW Video Interview: LAURA OSNES: Born for Broadway in Minnesota + Spotlight Education ShowcaseLAURA OSNES: Born for Broadway
Posted: Apr. 3, 2016


BWW Review: THE REALISH HOUSEWIVES OF EDINA: A PARODY Puts a Laughable, Local Spin on RealityBWW Review: REALISH HOUSEWIVES OF EDINA
Posted: Oct. 1, 2015


BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with A CHORUS LINE's Maria BriggsBWW Interview: A CHORUS LINE's Maria Briggs
Posted: Feb. 12, 2016


BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with A NIGHT IN OLYMPUS' Chan PolingBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with A NIGHT IN OLYMPUS' Chan Poling
May 18, 2016

Not often are we treated to a brand new musical theatre piece created by three local legends and acted by a dream cast of eight popular local performers. A NIGHT IN OLYMPUS is a rare treat on all counts. We get to hear directly from the creator and composer, Chan Poling, in this 6 Questions & a Plug.
BWW Interview: 6 Questions & A Plug with DON QUIXOTE's Jason BallweberBWW Interview: 6 Questions & A Plug with DON QUIXOTE's Jason Ballweber
May 16, 2016

Jason Ballweber and his Four Humors theatre company devises new works based on old stories; in this case, DON QUIXOTE. Catch their interpretation of the classic with projections and puppets and unique brand of storytelling through May 22, 2016, in the Guthrie's Dowling Studio.
BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with BOOK OF MORMON's Jake EmmerlingBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with BOOK OF MORMON's Jake Emmerling
May 9, 2016

THE BOOK OF MORMON's third tour of Minneapolis is a charm for theatre goers who love a good laugh. Ensemble member Jake Emmerling has been with the tour since the beginning and shares a little of his story with BWW readers in this 6 Questions & a Plug.
BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with Guthrie HARVEY's David KellyBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with Guthrie HARVEY's David Kelly
April 25, 2016

David Kelly debuts at the Guthrie Theater as Elwood P. Dowd in HARVEY. Learn a bit more about him and his thoughts on this old-school show on the Guthrie's Wuertle Thrust Stage, playing through May 15.
BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with C.'s Bradley GreenwaldBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with C.'s Bradley Greenwald
April 15, 2016

The new triple threat may just be actor - singer- playwright. Bradley Greenwald is well known for acting and singing on stage, and now may be just as well known for his writing abilities.
BWW Interview: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY's Emma StrattonBWW Interview: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY's Emma Stratton
April 8, 2016

Emma Stratton is a Minnesota native who'd taking the stage as Helen Sinclair in BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, the Midwest premiere of the musical based on the Woody Allen film. She answers 6 Questions but keeps the plug a secret in this interview.
BWW Video Interview: LAURA OSNES: Born for Broadway in Minnesota + Spotlight Education ShowcaseBWW Video Interview: LAURA OSNES: Born for Broadway in Minnesota + Spotlight Education Showcase
April 3, 2016

Laura Osnes, well-known Broadway star who was born and raised in Eagan, Minnesota, knew from the beginning she was a performer. Her education paved the way for her current status, and now she's giving back to students in Minnesota via the Spotlight Education program by Hennepin Theatre Trust as it's spokesperson. This video interview with Osnes tells us more.
BWW Interview: 6 Questions & A Plug with BUYER AND CELLAR's Sasha AndreevBWW Interview: 6 Questions & A Plug with BUYER AND CELLAR's Sasha Andreev
April 1, 2016

Crazy as it sounds, there's a mall in Barbra Streisand's basement. And Sasha Andreev plays the one man who knows what's in there in BUYER & CELLAR, playing now at Hennepin Theatre Trust's New Century Theatre in Minneapolis through April 24, 2016.
BWW Interview: 6 Questions & A Plug with A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN's Q SmithBWW Interview: 6 Questions & A Plug with A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN's Q Smith
March 29, 2016

While the title of the show is A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, other divas take the stage in the latest production at the Ordway, too, Imagine getting to see Aretha Franklin on stage. Or Nina Simone. These queens of music may not be in this show, but Q. Smith will portray them and other characters who were part of the life of Janis Joplin.
BWW Interview: IF/THEN's Anthony Rapp Talks Life-Changing Moments and MoreBWW Interview: IF/THEN's Anthony Rapp Talks Life-Changing Moments and More
March 8, 2016

Decisions big or small can alter your life forever. That's the lesson from IF/THEN, opening at Minneapolis' Orpheum Theatre, and of one of it's stars, Anthony Rapp.
BWW Review: THE CRITIC and THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUNDBWW Review: THE CRITIC and THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND
February 29, 2016

Theatre criticism and the relationship to the show's creators gives a lot of food for thought in the Guthrie's combination of two one-act comedies, THE CRITIC and THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND.
BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with GYPSY's Peter RothsteinBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with GYPSY's Peter Rothstein
February 18, 2016

Peter Rothstein is the super successful director of Theatre Latte Da and their collaborations with Hennepin Theatre Trust. Get to know a little about his vision and process as they open GYPSY at the historic Pantages Theatre.
BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with SILENCE! THE MUSICAL's Ryan London LevinBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with SILENCE! THE MUSICAL's Ryan London Levin
February 12, 2016

Minneapolis Musical Theatre and its co-founder Steven Meerdink & Bitter Boy Productions united to bring the Twin Cities area premiere of NYC Fringe hit SILENCE! The Musical to Minneapolis' Lab Theater. Ryan London Levin (Buffalo Bill) took time from his on-stage murderous spree to answer 6 Questions & a Plug.
BWW Review: NEWSIES Tour in MinneapolisBWW Review: NEWSIES Tour in Minneapolis
February 12, 2016

Dancing newsboys! Underdogs win! Read all about it! NEWSIES leaps on the Orpheum stage through Feb. 14.
BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with A CHORUS LINE's Maria BriggsBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with A CHORUS LINE's Maria Briggs
February 12, 2016

While she's living the dream in NYC, Maria Briggs is back in the Twin Cities this month to play Val in A CHORUS LINE at the Ordway in Saint Paul.
BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with LULLABY's Annie EnnekingBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with LULLABY's Annie Enneking
January 11, 2016

Annie Enneking is an actor, singer and fight choreographer who plays Thea in new work, LULLABY, the world premiere in Theater Latte Da's new work initiative, NEXT 20/20. She tells a little about her part in this show and her future plans in this 6 Questions & a Plug.
BWW Review: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER TourBWW Review: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Tour
January 9, 2016

A surprising night of old-fashioned modern theatre in this 2014 Tony Award winning musical, playing at the Hennepin Theatre Trust's State Theatre.
BWW Preview: 50 Shades of BlueBWW Preview: 50 Shades of Blue
December 21, 2015

For 25 years, Blue Man Group has been entertaining audiences, young and old, with their electrifying multi-media stage performance of music, lights and euphoria.The trio is making one last round across the country before heading out on a world tour.
BWW interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with SOUND OF MUSIC's Billie WildrickBWW interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with SOUND OF MUSIC's Billie Wildrick
December 16, 2015

In 6 Questions and a Plug, Wildrick displays an infectious enthusiasm equal to Maria's andreveals how much of herself is in this production's iconic role.
BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with THE COCOANUTS' Ann MichelsBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with THE COCOANUTS' Ann Michels
November 27, 2015

Whether she's in the lead role or in the chorus of the latest musical, Ann Michels is a Twin Cities actor/singer who stands out and who finds a connection with her audiences.


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