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Tamara Kangas Erickson is Co-owner, Vice President and Resident Choreographer at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres, where she has directed and/or choreographed over 20 musicals. Director/Choreographer: Respect: A Musical Journey of Women; The Musical of Musicals, The Musical. Choreographer: Newsies, ... (read more)
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Tamara Kangas Erickson is Co-owner, Vice President and Resident Choreographer at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres, where she has directed and/or choreographed over 20 musicals. Director/Choreographer: Respect: A Musical Journey of Women; The Musical of Musicals, The Musical. Choreographer: Newsies, ... (read more)
MAMMA MIA! Comes To Chanhassen Dinner TheatresMAMMA MIA! Comes To Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

Grab your beach umbrella, icy beverage, and boogie board and get ready to ride the wave! MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical that's taken the world by storm, will hit the beach on Chanhassen Dinner Theatres' Main Stage in just a few weeks. MAMMA MIA! preview performances run from March 1-7, with official opening night festivities taking place on Friday, March 8. (more...)

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres Brings HOLIDAY INN Downtown With Fall Treats For Commuters
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

Downtown commuters riding the Metro Transit Bus Line and Commuter Trains will have something fun to wake up to on their way to work on Thursday, October 24! (more...)

VIDEO: Casts of THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS and SISTAS: THE MUSICAL Sing the National Anthem at Yankee StadiumVIDEO: Casts of THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS and SISTAS: THE MUSICAL Sing the National Anthem at Yankee Stadium
by Stage Tube - Sep 26, 2018

The casts (and their alumni) of Off-Broadway's long-running hits THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS and SISTAS: THE MUSICAL were selected to perform the National Anthem for the New York Yankees home game vs. the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium last Wednesday. As seen in this video of the performance simulcast on the stadium's jumbotron, the ladies really hit this one out of the park! And, of course, the Yankees won the game. (more...)

The Casts of THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS and SISTAS: THE MUSICAL to Sing National Anthem at the Yankees GameThe Casts of THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS and SISTAS: THE MUSICAL to Sing National Anthem at the Yankees Game
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

The casts (and their alumni) of Off-Broadway's long-running hits THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS and SISTAS: THE MUSICAL have been selected to perform the National Anthem for the New York Yankees home game vs. the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium this Wednesday, September 19th at 7:05 pm. The game will be broadcast on ESPN and the YES Network. (more...)

THE GALA One-Of-A-Kind Tribute Performance Celebrates 50 Years of Chanhassen Dinner TheatresTHE GALA One-Of-A-Kind Tribute Performance Celebrates 50 Years of Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres (CDT) will present a one-of-a kind, specially created musical production to celebrate 50 years of Chanhassen Dinner Theatres on Monday evening, August 13. Tickets for this benefit performance are now on sale by going to ChanhassenDT.com. (more...)

THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS Extends Through January 2019THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS Extends Through January 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

Due to overwhelming demand, Off-Broadway's musical smash THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS today put a new block of seats on sale through January 5, 2019. Initially set to run to the end of 2017, this marks the third extension for Dorothy Marcic's THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS, which opened October 27th to unanimous rave reviews. (more...)

By Popular Demand THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS Will Add Wednesday Matinees Beginning TomorrowBy Popular Demand THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS Will Add Wednesday Matinees Beginning Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Due to popular demand, the musical smash THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS will add Wednesday matinees to the playing schedule beginning tomorrow, June 13th. The Off-Broadway hit recently put a new block of seats on sale through September 5th. Initially set to run to the end of 2017, that marked the second extension for THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS, which opened October 27th to unanimous rave reviews. (more...)

Extra! Extra! Read All About It! Chanhassen Dinner Theatres Presents NEWSIESExtra! Extra! Read All About It! Chanhassen Dinner Theatres Presents NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

Downtown commuters riding the Metro Transit Light Rail Blue and Green Lines will have something fun to wake up to on their way to work on Thursday, June 7!  Cast members of Disney's NEWSIES) will greet commuters on the corner of 5th Street South, between 3rd and 4th Avenues South in Minneapolis (near the Government Plaza and Capella Tower). (more...)

THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS To Celebrate Fleet Week With Special Performance On The Intrepid TomorrowTHIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS To Celebrate Fleet Week With Special Performance On The Intrepid Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2018

This One's For The Girls is set to celebrate Fleet Week 2018 with a special medley from the musical smash tomorrow (Sunday) at noon on the Intrepid. Admission is free. Due to overwhelming demand, the Off-Broadway hit recently put a new block of seats on sale through September 5th. Initially set to run to the end of 2017, this marks the second extension for THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS, which opened October 27th to unanimous rave reviews. (more...)

THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS to Celebrate Fleet Week with Special Performance on the IntrepidTHIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS to Celebrate Fleet Week with Special Performance on the Intrepid
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS is set to celebrate Fleet Week 2018 with a special medley from the musical smash this Sunday, May 27th at noon on the Intrepid. Admission is free. Due to overwhelming demand, the Off-Broadway hit recently put a new block of seats on sale through September 5th. Initially set to run to the end of 2017, this marks the second extension for Dorothy Marcic's THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS, which opened October 27th to unanimous rave reviews. (more...)

BWW Review: Heightened Silliness Meets Speculative History: 
 LORD GORDON GORDON at History TheatreBWW Review: Heightened Silliness Meets Speculative History: LORD GORDON GORDON at History Theatre
by Karen Bovard - May 16, 2018

The History Theatre is having fun this month, with a world premiere by the popular writing duo known as 'Hatchling': Jeffrey Hatcher (book) and Chan Poling (music and lyrics). LORD GORDON GORDON is a romp of a musical in the tradition of con man stories like THE MUSIC MAN. It's based on little known true events in Minnesota and New York in the 1870s-events that eventually led to the fleecing of a bunch of investors (including the wealthy robber baron Jay Gould) and a Minnesota militia marching on Canada. (more...)

THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS Of Summer! Musical Smash Extends With Special Added MatineesTHIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS Of Summer! Musical Smash Extends With Special Added Matinees
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

Due to overwhelming demand, Off-Broadway's musical smash THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS today put a new block of seats on sale through September 5th. Initially set to run to the end of 2017, this marks the second extension for Dorothy Marcic's THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS, which opened October 27th to unanimous rave reviews. (more...)

Flying Foot Forum Returns With Another Signature Production FRENCH TWISTFlying Foot Forum Returns With Another Signature Production FRENCH TWIST
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

Park Square Theatre's Andy Boss Thrust Stage is once again the home to Flying Foot Forum's signature storytelling with FRENCH TWIST, a cabaret of gorgeous music, theatrical storytelling and percussive dance set in a Paris Nightclub that runs from June 22 to July 15, 2018. This 25th anniversary production starts with the premise of the company's original production which premiered at The Guthrie in 2008, but now includes new characters, melodic new songs and inventive dances. Director/choreographer Joe Chvala fuses vaudeville, tap, cabaret, follies, opera, and percussive art forms to evoke American's wildest imaginings of life in the City of Light. (more...)

BWW Review: Chanhassen Dinner Theatre's Summer Blockbuster NEWSIES is a Big, Bold, Energetic, Rousing Regional PremiereBWW Review: Chanhassen Dinner Theatre's Summer Blockbuster NEWSIES is a Big, Bold, Energetic, Rousing Regional Premiere
by Jill Schafer - Mar 20, 2018

The Children's Crusade: kids walk out of their jobs or schools to take to the streets and stand up for what they believe in, for a fairer and safer world. Does this describe recent current events, a historical event, or the plot of a Disney musical? Trick question - the answer is all of the above! At the same time that the children of Stoneman Douglas High School, the site of latest tragic school shooting, are leading children across the country in making their voices heard, Chanhassen Dinner Theatres is presenting the regional premiere of NEWSIES, a new musical adaptation of the 1992 Disney movie based on the historical newsboy strike of 1899. As is happening today in real life, the kids involved the historical strike and the characters in the musical demand that the people in power listen to them in their call for justice. But the latter group does it with music and fabulous dancing. Children truly are our hope for the future, and NEWSIES celebrates that idea while providing a fun, entertaining, and inspirational show. (more...)

Channel 4's Today In New York To Feature THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLSChannel 4's Today In New York To Feature THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

This season's Off-Broadway smash THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS will be featured on WNBC Channel 4's "Today in New York" this Sunday, February 11th at 9:45 am. Initially set to run through the end of 2017, Dorothy Marcic's THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS recently put a new block of seats on sale through June 30th due to overwhelming popular demand. (more...)

Channel 4's 'New York Live' To Feature THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS TodayChannel 4's 'New York Live' To Feature THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

This season's Off-Broadway smash THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS will be prominently featured on WNBC Channel 4's New York Live today (Tuesday) at 11:30 am as part of their Jukebox Musical Roundup. Initially set to run through the end of 2017, Dorothy Marcic's THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS recently put a new block of seats on sale through June 30th due to overwhelming popular demand. (more...)

THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS Extends Into Summer Off-BroadwayTHIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS Extends Into Summer Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Due to overwhelming demand, Off-Broadway's musical smash THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS today put a new block of seats on sale through June 30th. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Awards; WE ARE THE LEVINSONS Leads Best Play!Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Awards; WE ARE THE LEVINSONS Leads Best Play!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Awards; Off Broadway MT's Beauty and the Beast Leads as Best Musical!Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Awards; Off Broadway MT's Beauty and the Beast Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS Opens Tonight Off-BroadwayTHIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS, a new musical by Dorothy Marcic, opens tonight, October 27th, at St. Luke's Theatre in the heart of the Theatre District. BroadwayWorld has a look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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