Theater Latte Da Announces 2014-2015 Season

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Theater Latte Da Announces 2014-2015 Season

Theater Latte Da announces their 2014-2015 season. Check below for details. Season 17 includes a play with music, two musicals, a poignant holiday classic and a new work series--AND features some of the top talent in the Twin Cities. The curtain goes up on October 8. You won't want to miss a note! Purchase your season subscription now by visiting latteda.org/subscribe or by calling 612-339-3003.

Master Class by Terrence McNally

Performance Dates: October 8 - November 2
Venue: MacPhail Center for Music / Antonello Hall (501 S. 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN)
Directed by: Peter Rothstein
Musical Direction by: Andrew Bourgoin
Featuring: Star Tribune 2013 Artist of the Year Sally Wingert

Master Class is a fictionalized account of the series of classes the glamorous and commanding Maria Callas, the most influential vocal artist of the 20th century, instructed on the art of performing opera. In these classes Callas coaches the students while sharing recollections about the glories and struggles of her own life and career, including stories about her affair with the formidable Aristotle Onassis. Through a partnership with the MacPhail Center for Music, Master Class will be staged in MacPhail's Antonello Hall.

All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 by Peter Rothstein

With musical arrangements by Erik Lichte and Timothy C. Takach
A Partnership with Hennepin Theatre Trust and Cantus
Performance Dates: December 17- 21
Venue: Pantages Theatre (710 Hennepin Avenue Minneapolis, MN)
Directed by: Peter Rothstein
Featuring: Celebrated vocal ensemble Cantus

The Western Front, Christmas, 1914. Out of the violence comes a silence, then a song. A German soldier steps into No Man's Land singing Stille Nacht. Thus begins an extraordinary night of camaraderie, music, peace. A remarkable true story, told in the words and songs of the men who lived it.

OLIVER! Book, Music and lyrics by Lionel Bart

Broadway Re-Imagined Partnership with Hennepin Theatre Trust
Performance Dates: February 4- March 1, 2015
Venue: Pantages Theatre (710 Hennepin Avenue Minneapolis, MN)
Directed by: Peter Rothstein
Musical Direction: Denise Prosek
Choreography: Michael Matthew Ferrell
Featuring: IVEY Award Winner Bradley Greenwald

In this poignant, extraordinary tale with a twist, Director Peter Rothstein brings Charles Dickens' vivid characters to life with iconic songs like "Consider Yourself," "Food, Glorious Food" and "You've Got to Pick a Pocket or Two."

Into the Woods Book by James Lapine and music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Performance Dates: March 4 - 29, 2015
Venue: The Ritz Theater (345 13th Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN)
Directed by: Peter Rothstein
Musical Direction: Jason Hansen
Featuring: IVEY Award Winner Greta Oglesby and City Pages 2013 Best Emerging Actor David Darrow

Into the Woods is an epic musicalthat incorporates the classic Brothers Grimm fairytales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel-all tied together by an original story involving a baker, his wife and the witch who has cursed them childless. In this contemporary twist on the well-known classics, Director Peter Rothstein sets Sondheim's fairytale mashup in a Bavarian beer garden with nine actors who take on more than two-dozen characters in this highly theatrical tour-de-force.

NEXT: New Musicals in the Making

Performance Dates: April 30- May 17, 2015
Venue: The Ritz Theater (345 13th Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN)
Shows: TBD

NEXT: New Musicals in the Making-is Theater Latté Da's new work series that showcases three new musicals in various stages of development. Each of the three workshops will culminate in three public performances providing audience members the unique opportunity to "get in on the ground floor" of the creative process.

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