Christopher Boone, the protagonist of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, thinks logically and calculatedly. Even so, both Christopher and the creators of the show took many creative chances, creating an intriguing and innovative adaptation of the classic novel by Mark Haddon. They wove the tale of Christopher together innovatively, solving the mystery of who killed Wellington the dog and adding many other unexpected twists in a…Continue
The Curious Incident of a Dog in the Night-Time is an intriguing modern broadway play. The show opened at the Orpheum Theater on Tuesday night to a hesitant crowd. This new musical is on its debut tour, based on all of the technological components of the show, it is very apparent that this show is new. The Curious Incident of a Dog in the Night-Time invites the audience into the head of a boy with an autism spectrum condition as he tries to solve a mystery about the death of a dog,…Continue
It starts with a dead dog and the title of a book I’d heard before but never read. I took my seat to see the stage adaption of a novel that has been…Continue
I'm not lying I saw The National Theatre's production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at the Orpheum. It was from the perspective of a 15 year old autistic boy in present Swindon, England and a dog buried by a story that changed his life. The stage was an "ordinary" box of technology, paneled sides ridden with diodes. It may sound strange, but it's true and it all starts with the flickering…Continue
There are very few moments in theater where silence is welcomed without there being questions about a mishap. There are even fewer moments during a show where your breath is stolen out of your body without the use of words at all. Throughout the entire production of The National Theater’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time I found myself repeatedly sitting on the edge of seat as I watched the beautiful story of young Christopher Boone…Continue
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time was adapted into a play by Simon Stephens and is based on the award-winning novel of the same name by Mark Haddon. The story focuses on Christopher Boone, a 15-year-old boy with an autism spectrum disorder, as he struggles with his education, his relationship with his parents, and the everyday obstacles that his disorder presents. The play has been praised by many critics for its incredible visual effects and won…Continue
The human brain is a unique organism. It weighs only three pounds, is full of nearly 100 billion neurons, and can live four to six minutes without oxygen. Perhaps most interestingly, rarely does anyone ever get to see inside the brain of another human being. In The National Theatre’s production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, playing at the Orpheum, we are…Continue
Cabaret, written by John Kander and Frank Ebb, was first produced on Broadway in 1966 and later made into a film in 1972. Cabaret has a long string of revivals that have been produced both on Broadway and in London including the critically acclaimed 1998 revival directed by Sam Mendes which starred Alan C******. Roundabout Theatre Company has now managed to bring a revival of its 1998 production on the road, where it has made a stop at our very own Orpheum Theatre.
Cabaret is set in…Continue
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On Sunday afternoon I had the pleasure of seeing Cabaret at the Orpheum Theater. The play is about a young american writer named Clifford Bradshaw (Benjamin Eakeley) and the journey he faces while staying in Berlin, Germany post World War II. Once he arrives in Germany, Bradshaw somehow finds his way into the Kit Kat Club. There he meets a singer, Sally Bowles (Andrea Goss). They find themselves in an unexpected romance that goes through many ups and…Continue
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Cabaret at the Orpheum theater in downtown Minneapolis opened this past Tuesday to a lively audience. The show was introduced by scantily clad actresses taking the stage to warm up and stretch. This opening invited in the sense of being at a cabaret joint. The year was 1929 the place was the Kit Kat Klub in Berlin. The lights come on and the Emcee (Randy Harrison) steps out.
Clifford Bradshaw (Benjamin Eakeley) is a young writer looking for inspiration in a new city far away…Continue
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Everything and then Nothing
Roundabout Theatre’s Cabaret was breathtaking, except when it wasn’t. The detailed staging of the show and the clear attention to where each character was, whether written into the scene or not, were undeniably both intelligent and justified. And yet during musical scenes involving chorus members, lyrics and…Continue
Wilkommen to the cabaret! Here, life is beautiful! Opening last Tuesday at the Orpheum, Director BT McNicholl’s Cabaret marks the 50th anniversary of Roundabout Theatre Company. Cabaret is the perfect distraction from any troubles in your life between the provocative dancing and the enticing scenes.
Narrated by the Emcee (Randy Harrison) and the boys and girls of the Kit Kat Club, Cabaret tells the story of American writer…Continue
Roundabout Theatre Company's national tour of Cabaret is, to say the least “perfectly marvelous”. Stellar leads paired with brilliant lighting design and an already amazing script and musical score make for a good show. Randy Harrison opens the whole production as the Emcee of the Kit Kat Club, where the people of 1930’s Berlin go to forget their troubles for a while. Clifford Bradshaw, is an American traveler who finds himself at the club. There, he…Continue
Make sure to tell your mama to go see Cabaret! Cabaret is playing at the Orpheum Theatre through Sunday October Twenty Third. The show opens on New Year’s Eve of 1929 on a train. Aboard that train are an American novelist Clifford Bradshaw (Benjamin Eakeley) and a German man Ernest Ludwig (Patrick Vaill). Ernest tells Clifford about a boarding house and a night club, the Kit Kat club. In those two locations…Continue