Stages Theatre in Hopkins is a place where young people are immersed in the theatre arts through opportunities onstage, backstage, in the audience and in the classroom. They have been providing quality theatre programming for children for 35 years and are now the third largest non-profit theatre in Minnesota.
When asked about the Looney Lutherans’ latest show, Livin’ La Vida Lutheran, creator, writer and actor Greta Grosch responds that in a sense, this show has taken 11 years to write. The Looney Lutherans are constantly evolving and new ideas are always being added. Grosch says that there have been “so many new ideas in the car” as they’ve been touring and brainstorming together.
Audiences have laughed with and recognized the funny and down-to-earth women in Church Basement Ladies since their debut 10 years ago. Now through November 15, audiences will get to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the nationally acclaimed musical comedy at Plymouth Playhouse.
All of the original cast members are back for the reunion, from Pastor E.L. Gunderson played by Tim Drake to the elderly matriarch of the church, Mrs. Lars Snustad, brought to life by Janet Paone.