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Pippin Soars to New Heights at the Orpheum

            Not many shows combine the coming-of-age story of a member of the ruling family in the Holy Roman Empire and a visit to a lascivious grandma who is simultaneously a life coach and trapeze artist. However, Pippin, at the Orpheum through February 22, is one of them. The show is jam-packed with fun, from outstanding trapeze and acrobatic work to witty sexual innuendoes, all of which will leave the audience amazed.

            The Broadway revival of this famed work…


Added by Taylor Leighton on February 18, 2015 at 3:05pm — 2 Comments

Five Courses Over The top

On Sunday, January 16th I went to go see Minneapolis Musical Theater Company's production of Five Course Love at the New Century theater. 

Going to see shows at the New Century is always interesting for me, because it is the space my school uses for its shows, and I've performed on the stage before. Granted this is the case, I haven't seen too many shows aside from the ones my school has put on, on the stage. The only other show I'd seen there was a Fringe play, and it had a…


Added by Lydia Sharpe on February 18, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Another One Bites The Dust

I didn’t like We Will Rock You, I do, however, like Queen.

Yeaah, they’re kind of campy, and kind of overplayed, but, I do appreciate them a lot. Of course, there’s Freddie’s vocals, and then there’s the fact that they had a strange talent for producing earbugs.

There’s plenty of people with good singing voices, but very few can take their…


Added by Lydia Sharpe on November 21, 2013 at 11:55pm — 1 Comment

John Oliver Is Funny

Instead of formatting this review like a normal review, it's going to be formatted like a standup set. (to the best of my ability) I’m going to do it this way, because, well, it’s a review for a standup comedy show. And it’s only appropriate to do so.

Hopefully I won’t upstage the actual comedian, who, by the way, was John Oliver. He was absolutely wonderful, and I really enjoyed his set.…


Added by Lydia Sharpe on October 13, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments

"Be Our Guest" at Beauty and the Beast

    On Tuesday, October 16th, I had to pleasure of seeing Disney’s Beauty and the Beast at the Orpheum Theatre. It was a great show! It centers around a young French girl named Belle who dreams of something more than her “provincial life.” Then she is imprisoned in an enchanted castle, owned by a ferocious beast who’s under a spell. If this bewitched prince doesn’t learn to love another and earn her love in return he will stay a beast forever. This show has been to Minneapolis before,…


Added by Allie Brown on October 18, 2012 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment


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