SIX The Musical

By Emily and Anna Grimes Fun, fun, absolute fun, were the only words we could think to describe our experience as the house lights turned on in Ordway Theater after the final bows to illuminate our wide, dopey grins. This dazzling, lively, and heartwarming show draws you in from the first moments as the spotlights…

Sally & Tom

by Christine Sarkes The history and truth surrounding the relationship between Thomas Jefferson and his slave, Sally Hemings, have been scrutinized, debated and researched extensively over two centuries. Sally & Tom, premiering at the Guthrie Theater through November 6, adds to the canon by offering a powerful and heart-wrenching exploration of the debilitating inhumanity of…

Marjorie Prime

By Jodi, Myah, and Sarah Schultz For the third show of their 70th season, Theatre in the Round Players present Marjorie Prime. This emotionally intense science fiction piece was written by Jordan Harrison and premiered at the Mark Taper Forum in 2014. Directed by Kari Steinbach, the four person cast traverses issues of aging, dementia,…

Once On This Island

By Jacob Froelich and Lydia Mwambi Celebrate Black History Month with a stage full of black excellence. This cast is standout in so many ways. From the wide range of vocal talent, to the depth and warmth that the actors portray so stunningly. Loosely based on the tale of “The Little Mermaid,” Once On This…

The Band’s Visit

            The Band’s Visit tells a seemingly uneventful story of a band from Egypt visiting a small town in Bet Hatikva, with a B, Israel. This is a story unlike many others you have known. There are no major plot points, toils, villains or heroes; it is simply regular people,…

The Phantom of the Opera

Since its Broadway debut thirty years ago, The Phantom of the Opera has had more than 65,000 performances, seen by 140 million people in 35countries, in 160 cities in 15 different languages. It is no secret that this show has been a hit around the world for many years and this magical new production, now…