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Who Killed Ariel?: A Princess Murder Mystery Comes to Smartmouth Comedy Who Killed Ariel?: A Princess Murder Mystery Comes to Smartmouth Comedy
by BWW News Desk on October 21, 2017 in Minneapolis

It's Rapunzel's bachelorette party, and all her best gal pals are in attendance: Cinderella, Mulan, Tiana, and Belle. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 10/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 10/20/2017
by BWW on October 20, 2017 in Minneapolis

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/20/2017 for Minneapolis (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/20 - THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKY BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/20 - THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKY BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more!
by BWW Special on October 20, 2017 in Minneapolis

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKT BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more! (more...)
PNC Bank, Hennepin Theatre Trust Announce New Partnership PNC Bank, Hennepin Theatre Trust Announce New Partnership
by BWW News Desk on October 18, 2017 in Minneapolis

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced today a new partnership with PNC Bank. The partnership includes the build out and naming of a new PNC lounge that delivers a premier guest experience at 900 Hennepin Ave., adjacent to the Trust's historic Orpheum Theatre. This is PNC's first major arts partnership in the Twin Cities. (more...)
MY FAVORITE MURDER Coming to Northrop This October MY FAVORITE MURDER Coming to Northrop This October
by BWW News Desk on October 19, 2017 in Minneapolis

Live Nation and Northrop present My Favorite Murder Live on Thu, Oct 19 at 8:00 pm. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 15 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 15
by Audition Roundup on October 15, 2017 in Minneapolis

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, October 15, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Comes to Mixed Blood Theatre Next Month THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Comes to Mixed Blood Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk on October 13, 2017 in Minneapolis

Christopher Boone, a young man on the autism spectrum, sets out to investigate the bizarre death of a neighbor's dog, setting into motion a series of events that expose far greater mysteries. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/13 - ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/13 - ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More!
by BWW Special on October 13, 2017 in Minneapolis

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! (more...)
DanceCo Preps for Opening of EXPECTATION STATION DanceCo Preps for Opening of EXPECTATION STATION
by BWW News Desk on October 11, 2017 in Minneapolis

DanceCo presents its dynamic new production Expectation Station next week, October 17-22 at the Avalon Theater (home of In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre) 1500 East Lake Street, Minneapolis. (more...)
Transatlantic Love Affair's THE PRIVATEER to Sail Into Illusion Theater This Fall Transatlantic Love Affair's THE PRIVATEER to Sail Into Illusion Theater This Fall
by BWW News Desk on October 11, 2017 in Minneapolis

Illusion Theater will present THE PRIVATEER, a daring new tale by the celebrated physical theatre ensemble, Transatlantic Love Affair (TLA). On stage November 3-18, The Privateer explores the strange world of the 'golden age of piracy,' where the lines between legal and illegal, moral and immoral could be erased on a whim. (more...)
Chanhassen Dinner Theatres Will Host Minnesota Premiere of NEWSIES Chanhassen Dinner Theatres Will Host Minnesota Premiere of NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk on October 10, 2017 in Minneapolis

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres (CDT) is thrilled to announce it will produce the Minnesota Regional Premiere of Disney's NEWSIES on the Main Stage. The production will open to a week of preview performances on March 2, 2018 as part of Chanhassen Dinner Theatres 50th Anniversary celebration. The official opening night is Friday, March 9. (more...)
iHeartRadio JINGLE BALL Tour Returns with Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and More iHeartRadio JINGLE BALL Tour Returns with Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and More
by BWW News Desk on October 10, 2017 in Minneapolis

iHeartMedia will celebrate the holiday season across the nation with its annual 'iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour Presented by Capital One the season's spectacular music event, which captures the music and holiday spirit of the iHeartRadio app with performances by this year's biggest recording artists. (more...)
BWW Review: Frank Theatre Makes a Powerful Statement in REVOLT. SHE SAID. REVOLT AGAIN. BWW Review: Frank Theatre Makes a Powerful Statement in REVOLT. SHE SAID. REVOLT AGAIN.
by Jill Schafer on October 10, 2017 in Minneapolis

Potatoes and bluebells and watermelon, oh my! Just before Frank Theatre's production of Alice Birch's new play REVOLT. SHE SAID. REVOLT AGAIN, I posted on Instagram: 'I'm not sure what I'm in for but I'm pretty sure it's gonna to be awesome. And 70 minutes no intermission.' I was right on all counts. I'm still not entirely sure what happened, but it definitely was awesome, and short. Short, intense, and powerful. A six-person cast, a half dozen or so scenes, and a descent into organized chaos. All around the concept of feminism, and deconstructing our assumptions and language around it. Brave and outrageous and impactful and yeah, pretty awesome. (more...)
Children's Theatre Company to Return with Holiday Favorite, DR. SEUSS'S HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS Children's Theatre Company to Return with Holiday Favorite, DR. SEUSS'S HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk on October 10, 2017 in Minneapolis

Children's Theatre Company (CTC) announces the reprise of audience favorite Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas for the holidays, a production that has delighted since its world premiere at CTC in 1994. (more...)
Playwrights' Center Sets Lineup for 2017 PlayLabs Festival Playwrights' Center Sets Lineup for 2017 PlayLabs Festival
by BWW News Desk on October 10, 2017 in Minneapolis

The Playwrights' Center's annual PlayLabs new play festival runs Monday, October 23, through Sunday, October 29, 2017. The featured playwrights are Jason Gray Platt ('Take Care'), Jen Silverman ('In the Time of the Volcano') and Alice Tuan ('A Humbling in St. Paul'), all Core Writers at the Center. (more...)
The Soap Factory Presents TRESTLE SUPPORT SYSTEMS The Soap Factory Presents TRESTLE SUPPORT SYSTEMS
by BWW News Desk on October 09, 2017 in Minneapolis

On October 25th - November 8th, The Soap Factory presents Rethinking Public Spaces project, Trestle Support Systems, by Pete Driessen at the Northern Pacific Rail Yard site in Brainerd, MN. (more...)
BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with ROMEO & JULIET'S Ryan-James Hatanaka BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with ROMEO & JULIET'S Ryan-James Hatanaka
by Kristen Hirsch Montag on October 08, 2017 in Minneapolis

The teens of old-world stories are much the same as the teens of today, as we learn in this modernized telling of ROMEO and JULIET at the Guthrie Theater. Ryan-James Hatanaka plays the star-crossed lover Romeo and shares some insight into this production and his take on the role in 6 Questions & a Plug. (more...)
Hennepin Theatre Trust Auditioning Local Kids for 'Lulu' in WAITRESS Hennepin Theatre Trust Auditioning Local Kids for 'Lulu' in WAITRESS
by BWW News Desk on October 06, 2017 in Minneapolis

WAITRESS, the Tony-nominated musical from Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles, will make its Minnesota premiere at the Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis) for a limited one-week engagement as part of the 2017-2018 Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin Season Nov. 21-26, 2017. (more...)
Guthrie Theater's Jennifer Bielstein Elected President of the League of Resident Theatres Guthrie Theater's Jennifer Bielstein Elected President of the League of Resident Theatres
by BWW News Desk on October 06, 2017 in Minneapolis

The Guthrie Theater announced that Managing Director Jennifer Bielstein has been elected as president of the League of Resident Theatres (LORT), the largest professional theater association of its kind in the United States, boasting 72 member Theatres in 29 states and the District of Columbia. Bielstein succeeds Timothy J. Shields, the managing director of McCarter Theatre Center, and began her three-year term in May 2017. (more...)
Northrop presents NEW YORK CITY BALLET MOVES Northrop presents NEW YORK CITY BALLET MOVES
by BWW News Desk on October 05, 2017 in Minneapolis

New York City Ballet MOVES makes its grand return to Northrop's stage after five years on Sat, Oct. 28 at 7:30 pm as part of the 2017//18 Northrop Dance Season . This select group of NYCB principal dancers, soloists, corps members and musicians offer a stunning repertory program of five different ballets four with live music. Works include pieces by NYCB's co-founding choreographers, George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins, as well as exciting contemporary artists Justin Peck, Christopher Wheeldon and Angelin Preljocaj. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/6 - HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/6 - HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More!
by BWW Special on October 06, 2017 in Minneapolis

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! (more...)
Gun Violence and God American Politics Explored in New Play at MJTC Gun Violence and God American Politics Explored in New Play at MJTC
by BWW News Desk on October 04, 2017 in Minneapolis

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company (MJTC) continues its 23rd season with Church & State by Jason Odell Williams. (more...)
Theatre Coup d'Etat to Present Original Adaptation of MOBY DICK Theatre Coup d'Etat to Present Original Adaptation of MOBY DICK
by BWW News Desk on October 04, 2017 in Minneapolis

Herman Melville's Moby Dick has been called the 'greatest American novel'. This adaptation illustrates what truly makes America great - diversity, inclusion, and hard work. Coup d'Etat's Moby Dick is the story of a diverse crew of sailors working during the height of the whaling industry, as told through the eyes of a callow narrator, Ishmael. (more...)
Jungle Theatre Announces 2018 Season and Other Exciting Developments Jungle Theatre Announces 2018 Season and Other Exciting Developments
by BWW News Desk on October 03, 2017 in Minneapolis

The Jungle Theater announced today its 2018 Season an energizing and remarkable line-up of music-filled shows boasting prominent musicians and three Midwest premieres of hit New York shows. (more...)
The Soap Factory Presents COLLECTIVELY WE SUPPORT YOUR AUTONOMY The Soap Factory Presents COLLECTIVELY WE SUPPORT YOUR AUTONOMY
by BWW News Desk on October 02, 2017 in Minneapolis

Monica Sheets: Collectively We Support Your Autonomy Monica is installing a large-scale neon sign created in collaboration with Ne-Art Custom Neon in Northeast Minneapolis on the Soap Factory's roof. (more...)