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 IN THE HEIGHTS' Justin Gregory LopezBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with IN THE HEIGHTS' Justin Gregory Lopez
Posted: Sep. 8, 2017


BWW Preview: MAN OF LA MANCHA at Latte DaBWW Preview: MAN OF LA MANCHA at Latte Da
Posted: Sep. 12, 2017


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BWW Interview: FLY BY NIGHT's Jim LichtscheidlBWW Interview: FLY BY NIGHT's Jim Lichtscheidl
Posted: Jun. 27, 2017


BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with IN THE HEIGHTS' Justin Gregory LopezBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with IN THE HEIGHTS' Justin Gregory Lopez
Posted: Sep. 8, 2017


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


BWW Interview: Producer Kevin McCollum of MOTOWN THE MUSICALBWW Interview: Producer Kevin McCollum of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
Posted: Jul. 13, 2017


BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with JC Montgomery of ALADDINBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with JC Montgomery of ALADDIN
September 25, 2017

Rub your lamp and make your three wishes: it's time to get to the Orpheum to see ALADDIN by Oct. 8, and on the way, get to know more about the Sultan, actor JC Montgomery, as he answers 6 questions.

BWW Preview: MAN OF LA MANCHA at Latte DaBWW Preview: MAN OF LA MANCHA at Latte Da
September 12, 2017

Watch parts 1 and 2 teaser videos and then get your tickets reserved for the sure-to-be-a-hit MAN OF LA MANCHA at Theater Latte Da.

BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with IN THE HEIGHTS' Justin Gregory LopezBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with IN THE HEIGHTS' Justin Gregory Lopez
September 8, 2017

In his second stop at St. Paul's Ordway Center, Justin Gregory Lopez plays Usnavi in IN THE HEIGHTS and in this interview, gives us fans a fun story about his early association with Lin-Manuel Miranda, his candid thoughts on living in Manhattan and respect for TC theatre.

BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR's James RoccoBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR's James Rocco
July 28, 2017

Always a fun conversationalist, director and choreographer James Rocco shares some thoughts about this work on the Ordway's summer hit, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR.

BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE's Mark HartmanBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE's Mark Hartman
July 25, 2017

SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE paints beautiful pictures on stage with direction by Joseph Haj, but this is a summer musical, so let's get to know the man behind the sounds, music director Mark Hartman, in this 6 Questions & a Plug.

BWW Interview: Producer Kevin McCollum of MOTOWN THE MUSICALBWW Interview: Producer Kevin McCollum of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
July 13, 2017

Kevin McCollum produced some of Broadway's biggest shows, including MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, playing now in Minneapolis. Read along with my engaging conversation with him and learn some tidbits about an upcoming project and what drives his storytelling.

BWW Interview: FLY BY NIGHT's Jim LichtscheidlBWW Interview: FLY BY NIGHT's Jim Lichtscheidl
June 27, 2017

Learning more about an actor who you've seen a lot in a show you've never seen before can be a lot of fun. Local actor Jim Lichtscheidl answers 6 Questions and a Plug, and is going places but won't be going anywhere.

BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Etai BensonBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Etai Benson
June 16, 2017

Three charming and talented young men are all vying for the same beautiful girl... and none of them know it. Learn more about one of those men, Etai Benson plays Adam in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at the Ordway Center in Saint Paul through Sunday, June 18.

BWW Review: RENT Keeps Finding Ways to Get to Your HeartBWW Review: RENT Keeps Finding Ways to Get to Your Heart
June 10, 2017

Jonathan Larson's RENT 20th Anniversary Tour made its way back to the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis this week. This Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical could have come across as dated or unimportant with 20 years (actually 21) behind it, but lucky for me and the full houses who purchased tickets to the Minneapolis run, that was not the case.

BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with BROADWAY SONGBOOK's Erin SchwabBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with BROADWAY SONGBOOK's Erin Schwab
May 13, 2017

The Ordway's latest BROADWAY SONGBOOK features HOLLYWOOD TO BROADWAY and this edition of 6 Questions & a Plug features the delightful Erin Schwab, who shares some of her favorites and aspirations as the show begins a five performance run, May 14- 21.

BWW Interview: WEST SIDE STORY's Evy Ortiz Answers Six Questions & A PlugBWW Interview: WEST SIDE STORY's Evy Ortiz Answers Six Questions & A Plug
April 6, 2017

WEST SIDE STORY takes the Ordway stage in St. Paul this week through April 16. Get a little review and a lot of the show's Maria in this 6 Questions & a Plug.

BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with TO BEGIN WITH's Gerald Charles DickensBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with TO BEGIN WITH's Gerald Charles Dickens
March 31, 2017

Charles Dickens' great-great grandson plays him in this semi-fictionalized tale about the real-life children's book he wrote for his own children about the life of Jesus Christ. Jeffrey Hatcher renowned Minneapolis playwright, wrote and directed this remount of the original 2015 production.

BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with KING LEAR's Sun Mee ChometBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with KING LEAR's Sun Mee Chomet
March 9, 2017

We've heard a lot about KING LEAR's two lead actors but now it's time for the women -- at least one of them. Sun Mee Chomet takes on Regan in this production at the Guthrie Theater and relishes her character's evil ways.

BWW Review: Kristin Chenoweth with Minnesota OrchestraBWW Review: Kristin Chenoweth with Minnesota Orchestra
March 6, 2017

Kristin Chenoweth's love affair with the city of Minneapolis was returned to her as audience members enjoyed every moment of her first performance with the Minnesota Orchestra on March 4. The award-winning actress and singer wowed the full house crowd with her stories and classic songs.

BWW Review: KING & I was a Double DelightBWW Review: KING & I was a Double Delight
March 6, 2017

The King & I revival national tour is closing after tonight's performance in Minneapolis and moving on to the next city but left this writer with memories that were doubly delightful.

BWW Preview: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at the OrdwayBWW Preview: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at the Ordway
February 14, 2017

The Ordway brings an innovative rock musical to the Saint Paul stage in it's first national tour: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH. Performances run Feb. 14-19, 2017.

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.



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