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


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: FUN HOME's Kate ShindleBWW Interview: FUN HOME's Kate Shindle
Posted: Dec. 18, 2016


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


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


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


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.

BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with SOUTH PACIFIC's Christine Toy JohnsonBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with SOUTH PACIFIC's Christine Toy Johnson
June 29, 2016

Christine Toy Johnson has come full circle in a career with many facets: from her first Equity role to her current stint as Bloody Mary in Guthrie Theater's SOUTH PACIFIC, this Rodgers & Hammerstein musical has been important to her.

BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY's Elizabeth StanleyBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY's Elizabeth Stanley
June 16, 2016

Minneapolis' premiere of well-known story THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY stars Elizabeth Stanley as Francesca. Learn more about her and the show in this 6 Questions & a Plug.

BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with BROADWAY SONGBOOK's James RoccoBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with BROADWAY SONGBOOK's James Rocco
June 11, 2016

James Rocco and the Ordway's BROADWAY SONGBOOK delves into KANDER & EBB & ALL THAT JAZZ with a three-day run of this popular cabaret series that leaves you with knowledge, tapping toes and a smile on your face. Find out more about the production from Rocco himself and hurry for your tickets this weekend.

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.



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