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Kristen Hirsch Montag

Kristen Hirsch Montag is a senior public relations and communications manager for Meet Minneapolis, Convention and Visitors Association, by day and self-professed theatre geek by night. A busy career keeps her from working onstage these days, but she still finds time to act occaionally in TV/film projects when not attending MSP area productions and touring shows or catching a little Broadway in NYC. She also does freelance PR and sells Mary Kay along with the journalistic pursuits. Interviewing Laura Osnes, Kevin McCollum, Anthony Rapp and Rita Moreno are BWW highlights over the past seven years. Kristen holds a bachelor's degree from Augsburg College in Theatre Arts and Communications.




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Posted: Nov. 9, 2021


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BWW Interview: Dessa of ON THE LINE at 45North PhotoBWW Interview: Dessa of ON THE LINE at 45North
Posted: Jun. 25, 2021


BWW Interview: Caroline Innerbichler of FROZEN at Hennepin Theatre Trust PhotoBWW Interview: Caroline Innerbichler of FROZEN at Hennepin Theatre Trust
Posted: Oct. 18, 2021


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Posted: Nov. 9, 2021


BWW Interviews: DISENCHANTED! Preview & Meet the Princesses
September 22, 2013

The princesses of DISENCHANTED! Minneapolis sing a preview of 'Once Upon a Time' and talk to BWW about their characters and the show that will premiere in Minneapolis Sept. 26-Oct. 13, 2013. Watch the videos here.

BWW Interview: DISENCHANTED! Princesses Dish on What's After 'Happily Ever After'
September 21, 2013

We're all familiar with their stories... up until the 'happily ever after,' that is. But what do those infamous princesses of the fairy tales really think in this modern world we live in? You'll find out if you attend the Upper Midwest premiere of DISENCHANTED!, a musical comedy coming to the Ritz Theater in Northeast Minneapolis beginning Sept. 26 for a three-week run.

BWW Interviews: Jason Daunter and WICKED Come to Minneapolis
September 18, 2013

Production stage manager Jason Daunter talks about setting up shop in Minneapolis and what to expect from this show, the fourth installment to come to Minneapolis, as they set to open a six-week run at the Orpheum Theatre.

BWW Reviews: Guthrie's MOON SHOW 143
September 16, 2013

Guest author Scott Drake stopped by Minneapolis' Guthrie Theater on a recent trip from Philadelphia, Pa., and provided this review of MOON SHOW 143, on a short run at the theater's Dowling Stage through Sept. 18.

BWW Interviews: Ashley Rose Montondo's Guthrie Summer
September 2, 2013

Ashley Rose Montondo, a graduate of the University of Minnesota/Guthrie BFA program in Minneapolis, was cast into the lead role of Elizabeth Bennett in the Guthrie's summer smash, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, starring opposite Mad Men star Vincent Kartheiser as Mr. Darcy when the original actor unexpectedly pulled out of the show. It is her first major starring role on the Guthrie stage, though she did have minor roles in a number of prior productions through her college program. Ashley took a few minutes to talk about her experience this summer.

BWW Interviews & Reviews: WAR HORSE Visits Minneapolis
June 21, 2013

War Horse cast members took a few minutes to talk about coming to Minneapolis during a meet and greet on June 12, 2013. Watch the video of their interview and see another video from Minnesota Public Radio of them playing Albert & Joey, and find out some fun facts about Joey, the War Horse. The show closes in Minneapolis June 23.

BWW Special Feature: 50 Years of the Guthrie Theater with Commentary by Joe Dowling
June 20, 2013

Minneapolis is celebrating the Guthrie Theater's amazing 50 years this weekend. Artistic Director Joe Dowling provides a commentary on the theater's history, success and future.

BWW Reviews: Guthrie's CLYBOURNE PARK Reveals How Little/Much Has Changed in 50 Years
June 17, 2013

Guthrie Theater's summer proscenium production shows how much has changed and how much as stayed the same in the 50 years between acts 1 and 2.

BWW Interviews: BUDDY's Kurt Jenkins Just Wants You to Have Fun
June 11, 2013

BUDDY, THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY, rocks its way to Saint Paul's Ordway Music Theater June 11 - 16, 2013, starring a pair of high-energy actors taking turns on covering the title character of this national touring company's production. Kurt Jenkins and Andy Christopher each play Buddy Holly and opposite performances the other portrays Tommy Allsup. BroadwayWorld.com had the opportunity to get to know Kurt Jenkins before he arrived in Saint Paul.

BWW Reviews: Guthrie Summer Starts Strong with AN ILIAD and THE PRIMROSE PATH
May 20, 2013

The two shows currently playing at the Guthrie couldn't be more different in feel and scope but both are thoughtful and engaging, and worth a couple visits to the 50-year-old theatre this month.

BWW Interviews: Broadway First-Timer Alex Finke Finds First National Tour is De-Lovely
May 7, 2013

A year ago, Alex FInke was a college girl at the University of Michigan. While many of her contemporaries are likely still looking for a job or working their way up from the lower rungs of the corporate ladder, Finke is sailing through a career on the fast track, and she feels incredibly fortunate to be there. Tonight, she appears on the Ordway stage as debutante Hope Harcourt in the national tour of ANYTHING GOES, playing on the Saint Paul stage through May 12, 2013.

BWW Interviews: NICE FISH's Emily Swallow: Over the Moon, Coast to Coast and on the Ice in Minneapolis
May 3, 2013

The lovely Emily Swallow plays Flo in new work, NICE FISH, by Mark Rylance & Louis Jenkins, at Minneapolis' Guthrie Theater through May 18. She took a moment off the stage to tell BroadwayWorld.com in Minneapolis about her current role, her experiences coast to coast and spending time ice fishing, tour guiding and working hard in Minneapolis and beyond.

BWW Interviews: James Rocco and the Ordway's BROADWAY SONGBOOK: Cole Porter
April 26, 2013

James Rocco is the vice president of programming and producing artistic director of the Ordway Center for Performing Arts in Saint Paul, Minn. He is also the director, host and a performer in the Ordway's latest edition of BROADWAY SONGBOOK, this time, focusing on American musical theatre master, Cole Porter. I recently sat down to learn about James, the BROADWAY SONGBOOK: Cole Porter and what's next for the theatre.

BWW Interviews: MARY POPPINS Cast Member and St. Paul Native Elizabeth Ann Berg Gives Hometown Connection to Beloved Musical
April 19, 2013

Elizabeth Ann Berg (Ensemble and Katie Nanna) shares a little about herself and her Twin Cities beginnings as MARY POPPINS gets set to open at the Hennepin Theatre Trust's Orpheum Theatre April 23 - 28, 2013.

BWW Reviews: FLASHDANCE THE MUSICAL Spins, Leaps and Pirouettes its Way Through Minneapolis Run
April 4, 2013

The Minnesota debut of Flashdance the Musical is a dance spectacle with all the moments from the 1983 film you want to see in all its unabashedly 80s glory.

BWW Reviews: Brave New Workshop's LANCE ARMSTRONG'S STEROID-PUMPED COMEDY REVIEW Through 6/29
April 1, 2013

The four cast members come out the winners in this roast of cheating and the cheating cheaters who cheat with honest, straight-forward, biting satire and a little (?) visual gag for good measure.

BWW Interviews: British Propeller's TAMING OF THE SHREW Actors Dish on Shakespeare and Minneapolis (Part Two)
March 29, 2013

British theatre troupe Propeller is presenting Taming of the Shrew in repertory with Twelfth Night at the Guthrie Theater through April 6, 2013. This is the second of a two-part interview with two company members, Vince Leigh and Dan Wheeler.

BWW Interviews: British Propeller's TAMING OF THE SHREW Actors Dish on Shakespeare and Minneapolis (Part One)
March 26, 2013

British theatre troupe Propeller is presenting Taming of the Shrew in repertory with Twelfth Night at the Guthrie Theater through April 6. Two of the 14 actors in the company sat down one recent afternoon to talk about Minneapolis, Shrew and Shakespeare. This is part one of two.

BWW Reviews: Beloved Musical, MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT, Opens Brief Run at Orpheum
March 14, 2013

Monty Python's Spamalot is back to taunt Minneapolis for a second time at the Orpheum Theatre in a limited engagement, March 15-16.

BWW Reviews: Educational and Fun SISTER'S EASTER CATECHISM at New Century Theatre
March 9, 2013

Don't be late. Don't chew gum. Don't touch your partner. And for heaven's sake, cover your cleavage, unless you want to be scolded by Sister. For the uninitiated and non-Catholics, Sister's Easter Catechism: Will My Bunny Go To Heaven? will surely teach you a thing or two and put a smile on your face.



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