Saturday, April 29, 2017

GIRL Shakes Loose - TCTB Review Roundup

"It's an ambitious, engaging, and energetic world premiere musical that explores modern, black female identity." 
Enjoy our review roundup of Penumbra Theatre Company's GIRL SHAKES LOOSE, now through May 14.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

The Secret Garden - TCTB Review Roundup

"It's a heart-warming tale with a hauntingly beautiful score, brought to life by Anita Ruth's always thrilling pit orchestra and this dreamy cast that is vocally one of the best I've ever seen at Artistry MN." 
See what else our bloggers are saying about THE SECRET GARDEN, playing through May 14.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Prometheus Bound - TCTB Review Roundup

Photo by Edd Jones Photography
"Having your hero constantly referred to with the pronoun 'she' is very refreshing. Shahd Elkhier is great in the title role and defiantly holds the show together, in the face of all her characters’ many tormentors." 

See Uprising Theatre Company's PROMETHEUS BOUND at Phoenix Theater through April 29.
Single White Fringe Geek:

Sunday, April 23, 2017

The (Curious Case of the) Watson Intelligence - TCTB Review Roundup

"This is the kind of story theater was designed to tell - to people sharing the experience together, breathing the same air as the actors out there in the dark." 

See Park Square Theatre's The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence through April 30!

Single White Fringe Geek:

Friday, April 21, 2017

Battlefield - TCTB Review Roundup

"This production, part of the Guthrie Worldstage Series, is one of the reasons why we are so fortunate to have the Guthrie Theater." Minnesota Theater Love:
"Like any good philosophical piece it has many lessons to teach us about the limits and drawbacks of power, the ruins created by war (even a well intentioned one), the uglier side to morality, the impossibility of perfection, the wholeness of grief." Compendium - Minneapolis
BATTLEFIELD closes this weekend!

Thursday, April 20, 2017

The Master Builder - TCTB Review Roundup

"Grabbing Henrik Ibsen’s play by the throat and delving down to its core, this adaptation creates a dark, fantastical world where trolls are real and a powerful, seductive tension perpetually simmers beneath the surface." 
Catch Theatre Novi Most's THE MASTER BUILDER at The Southern Theater through April 22!

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Vietgone - TCTB Review Roundup

"VIETGONE is Hamilton meets Kendrick Lamarr meets the Vietnam War, and it's sublime."
Our bloggers agree that this is a must-see, and it's at Mixed Blood Theatre Company through April 30! (And you can even catch it for free thanks to their Radical Hospitality program!)

Monday, April 17, 2017

Booty and the Beast - TCTB Review Roundup

"Waffling between fairy tale parodies and asides on current dating habits, there is something for everyone to relate to in this hilarious show." 
We're loving BOOTY AND THE BEAST at The Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre playing through June 24!

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Lone Star Spirits - TCTB Review Roundup

"The whole cast is having a hell of a good time playing around in this world, and the audience is right there with them."
"Hilarious and heart-breaking, it's one of the best plays I've seen this year."
Check out our review roundup of The Jungle Theater's LONE STAR SPIRITS playing through May 7!

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Sideshow - TCTB Review Roundup

"It is a beautiful story about courage, love, sisterhood and what it feels like to be an outcast."

See SIDE SHOW by The Chameleon Theatre Circle through April 23, and check out our reviews...

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Saturday, April 8, 2017

The Ghost Train - TCTB Review Roundup

"It's perhaps the coolest space in which I've ever experienced theater," says Cherry and Spoon. Full review:
Single White Fringe Geek says, "It’s basically the template for the plot of every Scooby Doo episode ever written." Full review:
Tickets are going fast for THE GHOST TRAIN by Mission Theatre Company & Wayward Theatre Company at Minnesota Transportation Museum so don't miss out! The show closes April 15.

Friday, April 7, 2017

Assassination of the Archduke of Austria-Hungary Franz Ferdinand - TCTB Review Roundup

Through Saturday only - 3 shows left!
Say Entirely says, "History geek or not, [this show] is definitely something you want to see." Read the full review:
Single White Fringe Geek says it's "one of the best and most important pieces of theater I’ve see so far this year." Read the full review:
Check back tomorrow for Cherry and Spoon's review! And here it is!

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

To Begin With - TCTB Review Roundup

"Gerald Dickens brings the script to vibrant life, and it's a joy to feel in the presence (even if a few generations off) of the great Charles Dickens." Read Compendium - Minneapolis' review:
"For those who identify as Christian it might be a nice thing to see this Lenten season. And for those who don't, it's an interesting look at one of England's most famous authors." Read Cherry and Spoon's review:
To Begin With runs through April 15 at the Historic Wesley Center.

Monday, April 3, 2017

Macbeth - TCTB Review Roundup

Cherry and Spoon says, "It's a pretty intense and frightening look at the (intentional and unintentional) evils caused by the single-minded pursuit of power." Read her full review:
Say Entirely says, "Whether you’re seeing Macbeth for the first or fiftieth time, Park Square Theatre’s production is worth it." Read her full review:
MACBETH is playing at Park Square Theatre through April 9!

Saturday, April 1, 2017

The Darlings - TCTB Review Roundup

We extend an official welcome to Animal Engine for joining the #TCTheater scene! 
You have two chances to see DARLINGS today at The Southern Theater, at 2:00 and 7:30, and we look forward to seeing their next work, whatever it happens to be!
Say Entirely says, "Darlings takes everything you thought you knew about Peter Pan and turns it on its head." Read her full review:
Cherry and Spoon says, "I'll never think of Peter Pan the same way again." Read her review from last year's Fringe: