Twin Cities Theater Bloggers (TCTB) are a collective of Twin Cities theater enthusiasts. We strive to provide diverse and thorough coverage of local theater, and encourage everyone to see more theater.
From Cherry and Spoon "Despite being written almost 60 years ago in a country on the other side of the planet, Blood Knot, currently playing at Pillsbury House Theatre, feels very relevant to the here and now."http://bit.ly/cs_bloodknot
The Broadway tour of "Dear Evan Hansen" has a stop at Hennepin Theatre Trust's Orpheum Theatre through June 9, 2019. Several bloggers, and thousands of fans, are attending this modern musical with important themes of suicide, social anxiety, grief, and connecting.
From Twin Cities Stages "...a show that illuminates what the future of the theater will look like. A future where our digital lives are not only integrated into plot but where the technology of our world of screens and projectors makes it possible to transform and stage a story." http://bit.ly/2WaZEaN
From Play off the Page "The creators of Dear Evan Hansen explore some heavy themes in this dramatic musical about suicide, family, fitting in, feeling alone, social anxiety, and grief." http://bit.ly/2Kd3QVj
From Cherry and Spoon "The small-cast non-flashy musical deals with pretty serious issues like suicide, mental illness, grief, and the dangers of social media, although not without humor and a fantastic Pasek and Paul score. Most importantly, it delivers a message of connection and hope that this world needs." http://bit.ly/cs_evan
Stephen Christopher Anthony as the title character in the National Tour of Dear Evan Hansen. Photo by Matthew Murphy
The Guthrie Theater's latest work, a co-production with the Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Metamorphoses, has many comparing it to theatrical poetry. A couple of our bloggers saw the show. Read what the thought of it below: Compendium - Minneapolis: "... making this ancient text a breathing, engage-able object that is much more complex than its seemingly simple packaging would indicate" Read more here:http://bit.ly/2vBwrv4 Cherry and Spoon: "All of the actors do a fantastic job of bringing these ancient tales to life and making them feel so now, making these archetypal characters seem real, human, funny, tragic" Read more here: http://bit.ly/2vzg7L0 Play off the Page "This is a beautiful, fluid play filled with poetic language, gods and humans searching, longing, and living, and reflecting on life and loss" Read more here: http://bit.ly/2VgTWIT *Photo by Dan Norman
A couple of our bloggers have made it to Park Square Theatre to see PRIME Productions most recent show Marjorie Prime. It is running until May 19th. You can ready what our bloggers thought below: Single White Fringe Geek: "Marjorie Prime is grappling with countless big, meaty issues related to life and death and the meaning of both" Read more here: http://bit.ly/2PMKjvO Cherry and Spoon: "The playwright provides a lot of food for thought, and the cast and team at Prime Productions have brought out all of the complexities of the script, creating something that's both very human and relatable, but also futuristic and a little disturbing." Read more here: http://bit.ly/2GTRH4h