RENT

by ERIKA SASSEVILLE I did contemplate reviewing Inver Grove Heights Community Theatre’s production of RENT with a simple, “Everything was perfect. Period.” but that would be a disservice to everyone, since this show deserves to be gushed over in long-form. The show IS perfection, and you only have one more opportunity to catch it (Sunday,…

Hadestown

Hadestown is not a happy story. It’s gut-wrenching and filled with despair. But it’s also mesmerizing, gorgeous, and peppered with moments of laughter and hope.

The Glass Menagerie

BY JACOB FROELICH Widely considered a great American classic The Glass Menagerie, onstage now at The Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, comes to life in a simple yet intensely captivating production. The entire cast consists of just four actors, yet the moments and feelings they create and portray are deeply felt by the audience. The Glass…

Metamorphoses

by JACOB FROELICH I was somewhat unsure of what to expect when setting out to see Metamorphoses, I myself am no master of mythological characters, gods or parables. I couldn’t honestly differentiate between an ancient Roman or Greek myth, and yet this production speaks deep to the human condition. No pre-requisites needed, no crash course in…