Interview with Thay Floyd of the Ordway’s Damn Yankees

Batter Up! This summer the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts is headed to the baseball diamond with Damn Yankees. When aging baseball fanatic Joe Boyd sells his soul to the Devil for the chance to lead his favorite team, the Washington Senators, against the New York Yankees for the pennant, he is transformed into…

Interview with CAMELOT’s Mary McNulty

Next week Lerner & Lowe’s Camelot makes a stop at Saint Paul’s Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. This enchanting fable with characters like King Arthur, Guenevere, Lancelot and the Knights of the Round Table makes for a majestic experience for all. Before taking the stage at the Ordway next week, Mary McNulty who portray’s Guenevere…

Interview with Sheridan O’Keefe from The Ohman Stone

History meets the Minnesota Fringe Festival in “The Ohman Stone”. In 1898 the Kensington Runestone was found near Alexandria, Minnesota and its existence and origin have been the subject of many debates throughout history. Now, playwright and director Sheridan O’Keefe puts a musical spin on the topic at this year’s Fringe. For more information on…

Interview with Shakespeare Apocalypse Playwright Keith Hovis

In the third installment of my Minnesota Fringe Festival preview, I spoke with playwright Keith Hovis. His contribution to this year’s festival is Shakespeare Apocalypse. Its a comedy musical full of original songs and pop culture references. The show is playing at Theatre in the Round and you can find more information on the show…