TWELFTH NIGHT Reviews

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“Pure joy…a spirited celebration, a spark of hope and life in a very dark season.”

-Read City Pages review

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“Over and over, I thought this show had hit its high point and then I kept laughing even harder.”

-Read MN Playlist’s review

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"This is Shakespeare as you wish it could have been when you were forced to learn it in school."

-Read Say Entirely’s review

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"Orchard Theater has really succeeded in making this feel like a celebration among friends, instead of a formal night at the theater."

-Read Cherry and Spoon’s review

Twelfth Night photos by Matt Muroya

THE AMISH PROJECT Reviews

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“Presented with mastery…It was worth every bit of care afforded to it by this up-and-coming theater company and every bit of ambition poured out by Miss Leverett.”

-Read Minnesota Playlist’s Review

THOMAS TALLIS Reviews

"Presented with gentle mastery...Thomas Tallis is an engrossing experience. This young theater company is pairing a very intentional setting with a captivating piece."

-Read Minnesota Playlist's Review

"Thomas Tallis's gorgeous music sung by the choir, and a strong, endearing cast, this is a unique, gorgeous, compelling show. See it, support it, love it."

-Read Minnesota Theater Love's Review

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"A lovely and haunting production at Calvary Baptist Church...Both the music and the silence are gorgeous in that space, as is the spoken dialogue, unamplified but echoing off the high ceilings."

-Read Cherry and Spoon's review

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"Thomas Tallis may be an imagined telling of his life and the historical times, but the themes and emotions portrayed ring true. The Orchard Theater Collective presents a beautiful story of suffering as well as hope and, of course, the stunning power of music."

-Read Say Entirely's review

"A beautiful and balanced piece of theater."

-Read Twin Cities Stages' Review


A DOLL’S HOUSE Reviews

"If you're looking for an anti-holiday show in this busy #TCTheater holiday* month, a little bitter to balance out the sometimes overwhelming sweet of the season, look no further than Ibsen's masterpiece A Doll's House."

Read Cherry and Spoon's review

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"What a tremendous selection for the Orchard’s first public venture, and a stellar adaptation at that. I can’t wait to see what they do next."

Read Aisle Say--Twin Cities review

A Doll’s House, Amish Project, and Thomas Tallis photos by Bradley Hildebrandt