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 CHORUS LINE's Maria BriggsBWW Interview: A CHORUS LINE's Maria Briggs
Posted: Feb. 12, 2016


BWW Review: NEWSIES Tour in MinneapolisBWW Review: NEWSIES Tour in Minneapolis
Posted: Feb. 12, 2016


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
Posted: Feb. 12, 2016


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BWW Interviews: 6 Questions & a Plug with MUSIC MAN's Tony VierlingBWW Interviews: 6 Questions & a Plug with MUSIC MAN's Tony Vierling
Posted: Jun. 22, 2015


BWW Interviews: 6 Questions & a Plug with STAGE KISS' Cat BrindisiBWW Interviews: 6 Questions & a Plug with STAGE KISS' Cat Brindisi
Posted: Jul. 20, 2015


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 Interviews: BROADWAY SONGBOOK's Kersten Rodau, PhD in Twin Cities Theatre?BWW Interviews: BROADWAY SONGBOOK's Kersten Rodau
Posted: Apr. 15, 2015


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.
BWW Interview: BEAUTIFUL's Becky GulsvigBWW Interview: BEAUTIFUL's Becky Gulsvig
November 23, 2015

Learn more about this native Minnesotan who's made it big in NYC after her beginnings in Moorhead, Minn.
BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with EMILIE/EURIDYCE's Isabel NelsonBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with EMILIE/EURIDYCE's Isabel Nelson
November 16, 2015

Director talks about her show EMILIE/EURIDYCE at Illusion Theater
BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with LITTLE MERMAID'S Alison WoodsBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with LITTLE MERMAID'S Alison Woods
October 9, 2015

Taking flight this weekend, Alison Woods' Ariel will be making her name literal in the LITTLE MERMAID at Hennepin Theatre Trust's Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis.
BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with BROADWAY SONGBOOK OF THE 70s' Randy SchmelingBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with BROADWAY SONGBOOK OF THE 70s' Randy Schmeling
October 8, 2015

James Rocco and the Ordway's BROADWAY SONGBOOK series have been seen in this space many times before. Usually, the shows are a virtual musical theatre master class with a local slate of triple threats. This time is no exception but THE 70s SONGBOOK is a slightly different show, just as the decade was a slightly different musical theatre experience. Cue the Disco beat. (Or maybe not!)
BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with SWEENEY TODD's Mark BenninghofenBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with SWEENEY TODD's Mark Benninghofen
October 2, 2015

Mark Benninghofen is known to many from years of performances at the Guthrie, on screen and in the ad world but not so much in musicals. Learn more about the man and this musical and get to Latte Da to see it pronto.
BWW Review: THE REALISH HOUSEWIVES OF EDINA: A PARODY Puts a Laughable, Local Spin on RealityBWW Review: THE REALISH HOUSEWIVES OF EDINA: A PARODY Puts a Laughable, Local Spin on Reality
October 1, 2015

Even if you are not glued to the boob tube watching the latest exploits of the Real Housewives of wherever, you'll find much to laugh at and with in this local parody of the popular TV series.
BWW Interviews: 6 Questions & a Plug with STAGE KISS' Cat BrindisiBWW Interviews: 6 Questions & a Plug with STAGE KISS' Cat Brindisi
July 20, 2015

Cat Brindisi has a familiar name but not just because of her parentage. You've seen her on many area stages and will soon see more from this busy actor who appears in the Guthrie's STAGE KISS. Learn more about her in 6 Questions & a Plug.
BWW Interviews: 6 Questions & a Plug with MUSIC MAN's Tony VierlingBWW Interviews: 6 Questions & a Plug with MUSIC MAN's Tony Vierling
June 22, 2015

You are used to seeing the leads in local and touring shows get featured in this space but not as often the 'unsung' heroes of the stage - the ensemble cast who are out there hoofing it show after show. Actor Tony Vierling is filling that role this time and shared some thoughts in 6 Questions & a Plug.
BWW Interviews: 6 Questions & a Plug with ONCE's Dani DeWaalBWW Interviews: 6 Questions & a Plug with ONCE's Dani DeWaal
June 22, 2015

ONCE is the show you cannot see just one time -- the popularity is still surging and the national tour is going strong. BWW Minneapolis got a chance to interview actress Dani DeWaal, who plays Girl again. Get to know her more in 6 Questions & a Plug.
BWW Interviews: 6 Questions & a Plug with DAMN YANKEES' Tari KellyBWW Interviews: 6 Questions & a Plug with DAMN YANKEES' Tari Kelly
June 17, 2015

Whatever Lola wants... Tari Kelly gets? It would seem so with the resume this talented actor presents as she returns to the Ordway for her fourth production on the Saint Paul stage. Get to know more about her in 6 Questions & a Plug.
BWW Interviews: 6 Questions & a Plug with CAMELOT's Tim RoganBWW Interviews: 6 Questions & a Plug with CAMELOT's Tim Rogan
May 11, 2015

Dashing Tim Rogan plays the lover Lancelot, whose passion sets off the end of the fabled CAMELOT, in the new tour galloping to the Ordway's main stage this week. He answers 6 Questions & a Plug before taking the Twin Cities on.
BWW Interviews: THE CRUCIBLE's Erik HegerBWW Interviews: THE CRUCIBLE's Erik Heger
May 1, 2015

Erik Heger returns to the Guthrie as the man at the center of an Arthur Miller masterwork, THE CRUCIBLE. Directed by Joe Dowling in his final season as Guthrie artistic director, the play can be seen on the Wuertle thrust stage.


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