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Minnesota Orchestra Announces 2020-21 Season Programming Photo Minnesota Orchestra Announces 2020-21 Season Programming
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2020

Music Director Osmo Vänskä and the Grammy Award-winning Minnesota Orchestra today announced plans for the ensemble's 2020-21 season.

Playhouse On The Square Announces 2020-2021 Season Photo Playhouse On The Square Announces 2020-2021 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020

The Circuit Playhouse, Inc., parent company to The Circuit Playhouse, TheatreWorks at the Square, and Playhouse on the Square have announced their 2020-2021 Season.

2019 American Alliance for Theatre & Education Awards Announces Winners Photo 2019 American Alliance for Theatre & Education Awards Announces Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019

American Alliance for Theatre & Education has announced the winners of their 2019 awards. This annoucement comes before AATE's 32nd annual conference which will be held in dynamic and vibrant New York City from August 1-5, 2019. Take a look at the winners below!

Adventure Theatre MTC Announces Its 68th Professional Season Photo Adventure Theatre MTC Announces Its 68th Professional Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019

Impending Executive Director of Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC) Leon Seemann and exiting Artistic Director Michael J. Bobbitt announce the full line-up and all-female directing team for the 2019-2020 Season.

Minnesota Orchestra Announces 2019-20 Season Programming Photo Minnesota Orchestra Announces 2019-20 Season Programming
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019

Music Director Osmo V nsk and the Grammy Award-winning Minnesota Orchestra today unveiled plans for the ensemble's 2019-20 season, which runs from September 2019 to June 2020, and includes Classical, Holiday, Live at Orchestra Hall, Chamber Music, Music and Mindfulness, Young People's Concerts, and Sensory-Friendly and Relaxed Family Concerts.

Farmers Alley Theatre Children's Theatre Announces Cast For LILLY'S PURPLE PLASTIC PU Photo Farmers Alley Theatre Children's Theatre Announces Cast For LILLY'S PURPLE PLASTIC PURSE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Farmers Alley Theatre has announced the return of its popular Children's Series Programming with the lovable play, LILLY'S PURPLE PLASTIC PURSE! Based on the beloved series of books by author Kevin Hendes, this new adaptation by Kevin Kling is sure to captivate and amuse children of all ages. Performed in our intimate 100-seat space, Farmers Alley Theatre is the perfect venue for kids to up-close to the actors and really get lost in the story. LILLY'S PURPLE PLASTIC PURSE runs February 15-24 with many weekend and after-school performance start times.

Farmers Alley Theatre Children's Theatre Announces Cast For LILLY'S PURPLE PLASTIC PU Photo Farmers Alley Theatre Children's Theatre Announces Cast For LILLY'S PURPLE PLASTIC PURSE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

Farmers Alley Theatre has announced the return of its popular Children's Series Programming with the lovable play, LILLY'S PURPLE PLASTIC PURSE! Based on the beloved series of books by author Kevin Hendes, this new adaptation by Kevin Kling is sure to captivate and amuse children of all ages. Performed in our intimate 100-seat space, Farmers Alley Theatre is the perfect venue for kids to up-close to the actors and really get lost in the story. LILLY'S PURPLE PLASTIC PURSE runs February 15-24 with many weekend and after-school performance start times.

BWW Preview: CTC Summertime Production Leads to September Empowerment of Audiences th Photo BWW Preview: CTC Summertime Production Leads to September Empowerment of Audiences through Four World Premieres
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Sep 13, 2018

Summertime leads into September and the upcoming Minneapolis Children's Theatre Company's (CTC) fall 2018-2019 season. The company's first world premiere, which played this July and August, titled 'The Best Summer Ever' featured nationally renowned playwright and storyteller Kevin Kling. In this first CTC World Premiere production, Kling remembers life changing moments from his boyhood in Minnesota, which he narrates, and completely charms the audience.

Photo Flash: The Joy of Summer Comes Alive in the World Premiere of THE BEST SUMMER E Photo Photo Flash: The Joy of Summer Comes Alive in the World Premiere of THE BEST SUMMER EVER!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Children's Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to announce the world premiere of The Best Summer Ever! written and performed by Minnesota's treasured storyteller, Kevin Kling beginning July 11, 2018. The production includes songs and sing-a-longs by CTC's resident composer Victor Zupanc, inspired animations by Liz Schachterle, and directed by CTC's Artistic Director Peter C. Brosius. This inventive and hilarious series of stories is about family, life's surprises, and the great delight of what seem to be disasters becoming your favorite memories. From Norwegian camp to interviewing a mosquito to the terror of his big sister getting her driver's license, each story transports the audience into nine-year-old Maurice's world.

CTC's 2018-2019 Season Single Tickets Go On Sale Tomorrow Photo CTC's 2018-2019 Season Single Tickets Go On Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

Children's Theatre Company is thrilled to announce single tickets for its 2018-2019 Season will go on sale Tuesday, June 26, 2018(online at midnight, phone sales at 11am). The season includes eight productions, four commissioned premieres, three musicals, and one preschool production.

CTC The Joy Of Summer Comes Alive In The World Premiere Of THE BEST SUMMER EVER! Photo CTC The Joy Of Summer Comes Alive In The World Premiere Of THE BEST SUMMER EVER!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Children's Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to announce the world premiere of The Best Summer Ever! written and performed by Minnesota's treasured storyteller, Kevin Kling beginning July 11, 2018. The production includes songs and sing-a-longs by CTC's resident composer Victor Zupanc, inspired animations by Liz Schachterle, and directed by CTC's Artistic Director Peter C. Brosius. This inventive and hilarious series of stories is about family, life's surprises, and the great delight of what seem to be disasters becoming your favorite memories. From Norwegian camp to interviewing a mosquito to the terror of his big sister getting her driver's license, each story transports the audience into nine-year-old Maurice's world.

Minnesota Orchestra Announces 2018-19 Season Photo Minnesota Orchestra Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

Music Director Osmo Vanska and the Grammy Award-winning Minnesota Orchestra today unveiled plans for the ensemble's 2018-19 season, which includes Classical, Inside the Classics, Holiday, Live at Orchestra Hall, Chamber Music, Jazz in the Target Atrium, and Young People's and Family concerts.

CTC Announces Its 2018-19 Season Photo CTC Announces Its 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

Children's Theatre Company is proud to announce its 2018-2019 Season, which includes eight productions, four commissioned premieres, three musicals, and one preschool production. The season consists of 3 ½ more weeks of performances over last year's schedule and includes summer programming.

Highland Park Players presents BUSYTOWN THE MUSICAL Photo Highland Park Players presents BUSYTOWN THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

Highland Park Players Theater for Young Audiences has announced cast and creative for BUSYTOWN the MUSICAL, composed by Michael Koerner, with lyrics by Kevin Kling and Michael Koerner, based on the books by Richard Scarry.

Robin Bady to Bring Piece About McCarthy Era to United Solo Photo Robin Bady to Bring Piece About McCarthy Era to United Solo
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Nancy Drewinsky and the Search for the Missing Letter, written and performed by Robin Bady, will be a part of the 2017 United Solo on September 21, 2017 at 7:30pm. Loren Niemi directs the piece, which is based on a true story.

Robin Bady to Bring Piece About McCarthy Era to United Solo Photo Robin Bady to Bring Piece About McCarthy Era to United Solo
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Nancy Drewinsky and the Search for the Missing Letter, written and performed by Robin Bady, will be a part of the 2017 United Solo on September 21, 2017 at 7:30pm. Loren Niemi directs the piece, which is based on a true story.

Sarah Hicks and Kevin Puts Extend Contracts with Minnesota Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

The Minnesota Orchestra today announced that conductor Sarah Hicks will lead the Minnesota Orchestra's "Live at Orchestra Hall" concert series through the 2020-21 season, and that Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts will continue as director of the Orchestra's Composer Institute through the 2019-20 season.

Minnesota Orchestra Announces Live at Orchestra Hall, Holiday and Jazz Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Minnesota Orchestra today announced plans for the 2017-18 seasons of its Live at Orchestra Hall, Holiday Concerts and Jazz in the Target Atrium series. Live at Orchestra Hall, a series of popular music, jazz, Broadway classics, movie scores, world music and other genres, is led by Principal Conductor of Live at Orchestra Hall Sarah Hicks. She conducts many of the series' concerts, including those with Rufus Wainwright and Cloud Cult, return performances with Pink Martini and Ben Folds, and screenings of four major feature films, with scores performed live. The Holiday season includes December concerts that range from a newly created Minnesota Orchestra Holiday Show, led by Hicks, directed by Peter Rothstein and featuring new work by storyteller-playwright Kevin Kling; to the return of Merry and Bright: A Big Brassy Christmas with Charles Lazarus; to the Orchestra's first-ever performance at Orchestra Hall of Bach's glorious Christmas Oratorio, led by beloved German conductor Helmuth Rilling.

Stories on Stage and IMAGINE 2020 Speaker Series to Welcome NPR's Kevin Kling
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

Back by popular demand, Kevin Kling once again joins forces with local storytellers Heather Nicholson, Matthew Taylor and Betty Hart to share some amazing true tales!

Stories on Stage and IMAGINE 2020 Speaker Series to Welcome NPR's Kevin Kling
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Back by popular demand, Kevin Kling once again joins forces with local storytellers Heather Nicholson, Matthew Taylor and Betty Hart to share some amazing true tales!

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