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 THE WHITE SNAKE's Amy Kim WaschkeBWW Interviews: Getting to Know THE WHITE SNAKE's Amy Kim Waschke
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BWW Reviews: 'Reality Theatre' in UNCLE VANYA at the GuthrieBWW Reviews: 'Reality Theatre' in UNCLE VANYA at the Guthrie
Posted: Sep. 28, 2013


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: DISENCHANTED Charms MinneapolisBWW Reviews: DISENCHANTED Charms Minneapolis
Posted: Sep. 27, 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 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.
BWW Reviews: FREUD'S LAST SESSION is an Enticing 'What If' StoryBWW Reviews: FREUD'S LAST SESSION is an Enticing 'What If' Story
March 10, 2014

Intriguing 'what if' play about an imaginary meeting between Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis that raises important questions of our existence. Catch the final week in the Guthrie's Dowling Studio.
BWW Interviews: MAMMA MIA's 'Tanya Who Sings Opera'BWW Interviews: MAMMA MIA's 'Tanya Who Sings Opera'
February 17, 2014

Gabrielle Mirabella is a trained classical soprano who's now strutting her stuff as a Dancing Queen in the national tour of MAMMA MIA as it comes to Minneapolis Feb. 18-23, 2014.
BWW Reviews: A New EVITA Missed a Few NotesBWW Reviews: A New EVITA Missed a Few Notes
February 3, 2014

A new production of Evita just completed a run at Hennepin Theatre Trust's Orpheum in Minneapolis. High flying, adored: Che. Requiem for the Eva we know and loved: changes in the show both enhanced and detracted from the love of Eva Peron.
BWW Reviews: Perfectly Marvelous CABARETBWW Reviews: Perfectly Marvelous CABARET
January 20, 2014

A collaboration by Theatre Latte Da and Hennepin Theatre Trust, as a part of the Broadway Re-Imagined series, has high production values, top local talent and a story that retains relevance more than 40 years after it first premiered.
Photo Coverage: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Sets Up for a Run in MinneapolisPhoto Coverage: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Sets Up for a Run in Minneapolis
December 19, 2013

The new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera set up in the Historic Orpheum Theatre of Minneapolis' Hennepin Theatre Trust for the premiere of the new tour in the U.S. after a hugely successful run in the U.K.
New PHANTOM to Dazzle Minneapolis with New Chandelier, ProductionNew PHANTOM to Dazzle Minneapolis with New Chandelier, Production
December 19, 2013

A spectacular new production of the venerable PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Minneapolis' Orpheum Theatre includes inventive new staging and a brand new star: the new chandelier.


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