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February 2015 Blog Posts (13)



George Mulder

They Did Some Magic, But What Else?

Pippin is full of amazing tricks and acts of a circus. But is that all you want in a Broadway musical? Pippin is running at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis from February 17-22. There are thrilling parts in it, but not in the story. After hearing so many great things about the show after the past few years, it was underwhelming. It is about a boy trying to do extraordinary things in his life…


Added by George Mulder on February 22, 2015 at 3:49pm — 1 Comment

These Players are "On the Right Track"

A magical scene awaits those who plan to attend “Pippin” at the Orpheum Theater. Combining the elements of the theatrical world with those of the circus, an incredible, visually appealing production is on the stage through February 22nd.

For those of you who don’t know the story, “Pippin” is about a young man, Pippin, who is…


Added by Noah Coon on February 21, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

The circus is in town!

     Oh wait, it’s just the musical Pippin, at the Orpheum Theater. Pippin is a spectacle that can’t be missed. In this show, the story of Pippin is told by a circus troop. These performers doing their individual circus acts within the medieval tale of a boy’s quest to find meaning in his life, create an engaging, surprising, and relatable show.

    Pippin brings together circus and theater to create a non-stop experience. Combining different styles of performance arts is a rising…


Added by Claire Mathews-Lingen on February 20, 2015 at 1:15am — 3 Comments

Flips, Tricks, and Magic.... But no storyline??

                Currently showing at the Orpheum Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota is Pippin the musical. Pippin is the story of a man named Pippin that is trying to find…


Added by Ryan Lenard on February 20, 2015 at 12:48am — 2 Comments

Pippin's Got Magic to Do!

Pippin is the full package -- beautiful set, atmospheric lighting, glitzy costumes, hypnotic music and--the cherry on top--insanely entertaining circus acts.The show revolves around a fresh out of college Pippin, a prince who dreams of finding something he was born to do and be extraordinary at, all while dealing with his aggravated father and greedy stepmother. Full of humor and sexual innuendos, Pippin’s story intertwines with circus acts, all orchestrated by the Lead…


Added by Delia Grimes on February 19, 2015 at 10:20pm — 2 Comments

Pippin Brings Magic Shows and Miracles to the Orpheum

Grace Peterson


Pippin Brings Magic Shows and Miracles to the Orpheum

            As the lights go down on the…


Added by Grace Peterson on February 19, 2015 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Magic to See at Pippin

       Since the 1970’s, Pippin has wowed audiences across the nation as they share Pippin’s longing for a greater purpose in his life and the theme of living in the moment while enjoying what you have. Currently, Pippin is on stage at the Orpheum theater until February 22nd. This Broadway Across America production is phenomenal. Opening night on the 17th was wonderful, from the acrobatics to the orchestra to the singing. There were…


Added by Laura Wyatt on February 18, 2015 at 9:19pm — 1 Comment

Looking For Eye Candy? Oliver's Your Man

As I stared at the seemingly glowing gold fringe at the bottom of the curtain while eagerly awaiting Oliver! to start, I expected a show. And oh boy, did I get a show! Hennepin Theatre Trust and Theater Latte Da collaborated on Oliver! as part of their “Broadway Reimagined” series, and the show was imaginative say the least. Oliver is truly a classic, based on Charles Dickens’ novel Oliver Twist.…


Added by Delia Grimes on February 7, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

I'll always be a fan of Oliver, As Long As He Needs Me!

               OLIVER! A fantastic show about an orphan boy, named Oliver, who is constantly on the move. He is sold to a family of coffin makers, joins a gang of pick-pockets, witnesses murder, and gets in various troubles. The story takes place during the industrial revolution of London, England. The show is currently showing at the Pantages Theater in Minneapolis, but this time re-imagined.

                The show opened with a scene taking place in an orphanage and all the boys…


Added by Ryan Lenard on February 7, 2015 at 6:25pm — No Comments

Oliver! Got Steampunk’d!

Grace Peterson


Oliver! Got Steampunk’d!

          Hennepin Theatre Trust and Theater Latté Da collaborate…


Added by Grace Peterson on February 7, 2015 at 12:46am — 1 Comment

Oliver with a Twist

     Oliver performed by Theater LatteDa opens on the 6th of February at Pantages Theater in downtown Minneapolis. This show is a re imagined version of the musical Oliver. Theater LatteDa did an amazing job with putting a unique spin on a classic story. Not only did the director’s vision for this show come through beautifully, but the cast full of young actors kept up with the challenging story and brought the beloved tale to life on stage. The lighting design coupled with the set made this…


Added by Claire Mathews-Lingen on February 6, 2015 at 11:40pm — 1 Comment

Theatre Latté Da "Twists" Things Up A Bit

“Oliver!” is considered by many to be a classic musical, but Theater Latté Da’s production of “Oliver!” has a few “Twists” to it.  Peter Rothstein (Director), Michael Mathew Ferrell (Choreographer), and Denise Prosek (Music Director) have managed to create a steam punk version of “Oliver!” that will totally stun you. 



Added by Noah Coon on February 6, 2015 at 1:22am — 1 Comment

Consider Oliver! Part of the Family

The first preview performance of Oliver! on February 4th was overall a good performance. It was the cast’s first performance with an audience. This show presented by Theater Latté Da and Hennepin Theater Trust officially opens on Friday, the 6th of February at the Pantages theater. Based on the book by Charles Dickens, Oliver! is a dream come true for fans of Dickens’ work. Young Oliver Twist faces the many challenges of a young orphan boy in England as he desperately tries…


Added by Laura Wyatt on February 5, 2015 at 8:45pm — 1 Comment

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