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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 Interviews: Getting to Know Mariah MacFarlane of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET ITBWW Interviews: Getting to Know Mariah MacFarlane
Posted: Oct. 8, 2014


BWW Interviews: Getting to Know HELLO DOLLY's Michelle BarberBWW Interviews: HELLO DOLLY's Michelle Barber
Posted: Oct. 22, 2014


BWW Interviews: Getting to Know A STEADY RAIN's Sal ViscusoBWW Interviews: Getting to Know Sal Viscuso
Posted: Oct. 19, 2014


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BWW Interviews: Getting to Know WIZARD OF OZ Newcomer Danielle WadeBWW Interviews: Getting to Know WIZARD OF OZ Newcomer Danielle Wade
Posted: Dec. 3, 2013


BWW Reviews: Perfectly Marvelous CABARETBWW Reviews: Perfectly Marvelous CABARET
Posted: Jan. 20, 2014


BWW Reviews: BORN YESTERDAY Refreshes the Seasonal StageBWW Reviews: BORN YESTERDAY Refreshes the Seasonal Stage
Posted: Dec. 1, 2013


New PHANTOM to Dazzle Minneapolis with New Chandelier, ProductionNew PHANTOM to Dazzle Minneapolis with New Chandelier, Production
Posted: Dec. 19, 2013


BWW Reviews: WIZARD OF OZ Has the Brain, Nerve and Most of the HeartBWW Reviews: WIZARD OF OZ Has the Brain, Nerve and Most of the Heart
Posted: Dec. 7, 2013


BWW Interviews: Getting to Know HELLO DOLLY's Michelle BarberBWW Interviews: Getting to Know HELLO DOLLY's Michelle Barber
October 22, 2014

Michelle Barber may have played more than 60 roles in her Chanhassen Dinner Theatre career but this role may be the one she's meant to play. BWW Minneapolis got to know this local theatre legend a little better.
BWW Interviews: Getting to Know A STEADY RAIN's Sal ViscusoBWW Interviews: Getting to Know A STEADY RAIN's Sal Viscuso
October 19, 2014

Actor Sal Viscuso never turns down a challenge, which may explain his long career on stage, film and television, where many audience members will recall him from diverse roles. Most recently, he's seen on 'SCANDAL' with director of A STEADY RAIN, Jeff Perry. BWW Minneapolis learned a bit more about him in this interview.
BWW Interviews: Getting to Know Mariah MacFarlane of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET ITBWW Interviews: Getting to Know Mariah MacFarlane of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT
October 8, 2014

Unless you happened to make the run on Broadway last year, NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT will feel familiar just due to the classic songs they built the show around. Actor Mariah MacFarlane leads the first national tour to the stage in Saint Paul and we got to chat a little about her experience.
BWW Interviews: Getting to Know HEIDI CHRONICLES' Kate WetherheadBWW Interviews: Getting to Know HEIDI CHRONICLES' Kate Wetherhead
September 27, 2014

Actor, screenwriter, author and more... Kate Wetherhead seems to be living the life that character Heidi Holland was striving for in Wendy Wasserstein's acclaimed THE HEIDI CHRONICLES. BWW Minneapolis got to know here a little better in this interview.
Photo Coverage: IVEY Awards Celebrate 10 Years in Twin Cities TheatrePhoto Coverage: IVEY Awards Celebrate 10 Years in Twin Cities Theatre
September 27, 2014

IVEY celebrates Twin Cities theatre professionals each year and for 10 years, the community has come out in style to the State Theatre in Minneapolis. BWW Minneapolis captured the beautiful people of Twin Cities theatre on the Red Carpet and the Step & Repeat before the show. (Part 2)
Photo Coverage: IVEY Awards Celebrate 10 Years in Twin CitiesPhoto Coverage: IVEY Awards Celebrate 10 Years in Twin Cities
September 27, 2014

IVEY celebrates Twin Cities theatre professionals each year and for 10 years, the community has come out in style to the State Theatre in Minneapolis. BWW Minneapolis captured the beautiful people of Twin Cities theatre on the Red Carpet and the Step & Repeat before the show. (Part 1)
BWW Interviews: Getting to Know THE WHITE SNAKE's Amy Kim WaschkeBWW Interviews: Getting to Know THE WHITE SNAKE's Amy Kim Waschke
September 10, 2014

The Guthrie Theater opens its new season with a new adaptation of an ancient Chinese tale by Tony Award-winning director Mary Zimmerman. Lead Amy Kim Waschke comes to the Guthrie for the first time and gives some perspective on the role and the play.
BWW Interviews: VANYA & SONIA & MASHA & SassBWW Interviews: VANYA & SONIA & MASHA & Sass
August 10, 2014

Joel Sass brings the farcical VANYA & SONIA & MASHA & SPIKE to the Guthrie stage for the first time this summer. BWW Interviews had a chance to get his insight on the show and learn more about the man behind the scenes himself.
BWW Interviews: Rocco Previews BROADWAY SONGBOOK and Upcoming TourBWW Interviews: Rocco Previews BROADWAY SONGBOOK and Upcoming Tour
August 7, 2014

How do you pack 100 years of the American musical into a brief show? James Rocco may still be whittling it down but patrons at the latest BROADWAY SONGBOOK: THE FIRST 100 YEARS OF BROADWAY will soon find out, in Saint Paul and all over Minnesota, too.
BWW Reviews: CAT IN THE HAT Has the Desired Effect at Children's Theatre CompanyBWW Reviews: CAT IN THE HAT Has the Desired Effect at Children's Theatre Company
July 21, 2014

What better way to review a Children's Theatre Company show than to have a real mom and her little boy attend and tell us about the experience? This first-hand review by a first-time reviewer will charm you into attending one of the remaining performances as the show closes this Sunday, July 27.
BWW Interviews: Getting to know MY FAIR LADY'S Tony SheldonBWW Interviews: Getting to know MY FAIR LADY'S Tony Sheldon
July 1, 2014

Known best as Bernadette in PRISCILLA - QUEEN OF THE DESERT, actor Tony Sheldon is in Minneapolis for the summer and is having fun with his role, exploring the city and working at the Guthrie.
BWW Interviews: MN Native GHOST Star Haunted By Longing for NYCBWW Interviews: MN Native GHOST Star Haunted By Longing for NYC
June 18, 2014

Steven Grant Douglas is touring the country as Sam Wheat in GHOST THE MUSICAL but his heart belongs to New York City.
BWW Interviews: A Little Education from James Rocco on BROADWAY SONGBOOK: COMDEN & GREENBWW Interviews: A Little Education from James Rocco on BROADWAY SONGBOOK: COMDEN & GREEN
June 13, 2014

James Rocco's BROADWAY SONGBOOK series at The Ordway Center for Performing Arts in Saint Paul, Minn., is a treasure for anyone who has an iPod full of showtunes (me: guilty!) and should earn continuing education credits for audience members who gain a wealth of knowledge in theatre history over the course of the show.
BWW Reviews: SISTER ACT's Diva Nuns Steal the ShowBWW Reviews: SISTER ACT's Diva Nuns Steal the Show
May 30, 2014

The nuns of SISTER ACT are the heart and dancing sole of this musical version reset in 1970s Philadelphia.
BWW Interviews: Getting to Know SHREK's Reed SigmundBWW Interviews: Getting to Know SHREK's Reed Sigmund
April 29, 2014

Children's Theatre Company recently opened its production of SHREK THE MUSICAL and Shrek himself, Reed Sigmund, shared his insights on all things green, smelly and loving his life as an actor in Minneapolis.
BWW Reviews: Go See this Show at ONCEBWW Reviews: Go See this Show at ONCE
April 3, 2014

Falling slowly into a relationship with ONCE and its quirky characters stirred memories in the hearts and minds of lost loves and fleeting past moments. Catching this show at Minneapolis' Orpheum should be done pretty quickly with the run ending April 6.
BWW Interviews: Alvin Crawford Sings the Praises of PORGY & BESSBWW Interviews: Alvin Crawford Sings the Praises of PORGY & BESS
March 25, 2014

The 2012 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival opening at the Ordway Center for Performing Arts has a lot of fans, starting with the cast. Actor Alvin Crawford heaps the praise on this area premiere.
MAMMA MIA's Carly Sakolove Does Idina Does Adele Dazeem in Parody VideoMAMMA MIA's Carly Sakolove Does Idina Does Adele Dazeem in Parody Video
March 20, 2014

Actress Carly Sakolove (Rosie), who was in Minneapolis last month, recorded this fun parody video after the Oscars performance and name-twisting by John Travolta.
BWW Interviews: Sassy Cassio - Getting to know OTHELLO's John CatronBWW Interviews: Sassy Cassio - Getting to know OTHELLO's John Catron
March 19, 2014

Actor John Catron reveals a little insight into his Cassio in the Guthrie Theater's production of OTHELLO and a little about himself and his future work in this Q&A.
BWW Interviews: PETER & THE STARCATCHER's Jimonn Cole Says to Expect Innovative StorytellingBWW Interviews: PETER & THE STARCATCHER's Jimonn Cole Says to Expect Innovative Storytelling
March 11, 2014

Tony-award winning PETER AND THE STARCATCHER opens March 11 for a brief run at the Hennepin Theatre Trust's Orpheum Theatre. Actor Jimonn Cole warns that audiences should come expecting an innovative evening of storytelling.


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