Review Of Busy Town At The Children’s Theatre In Minneapolis

This production of Busy Town, the Musical was adapted for the stage by Kevin Kling, music and lyrics by Kevin Kling and Michael Koerner, directed by Sean Graney, and choreographed by Tommy Rapley. The music is jazzy and bouncy and causes some definite seat wiggling. I’m still humming Busy town, da-da, da da da, de dum. Busy Town,…
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Review Of The White Snake At The Guthrie Theater

Many years ago, in the land of China, White Snake and her friend Green Snake went on the transformation journey to find out what it was like to live like a human. They discovered love and shared their medicine. Green Snake, aka Greenie, stayed close by the side of her friend White Snake, aka Bai…
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Theatre Classes For Kids In The Brainerd Area

I am excited to announce that I am offering theatre classes for kids in grades 1-4 at the Central Lakes College, and Gary Hirsch is offering classes for kids in grades 5-8 at Forestview Middle School this fall. Here are the details. Mary Aalgaard and her company, Play off the Page, along with the support…
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Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, 2014

The Biker Chef and I attended the annual Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, SD again this year. It’s about the 20th rally for the Chef, and the 3rd one for me. The first two years that I rode along, we just passed through, got a patch commemorating the event from the Jackpine Gypsies, who started the…
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Review Of Evita At The Ordway In St. Paul, MN

I’ll admit that I haven’t paid much attention to Evita. Of course, I’ve heard the famous “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina,” but somehow a live performance hadn’t come across my path until this week here in Minnesota. (I didn’t even see the movie starring Madonna.) I know, where have I been? It is a beautiful, moving story…
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