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Ricky McAllister

Staff Spotlight: Ricky McAllister, Run Crew/Spotlight Operator

December 7, 2023

We had a quick Q&A session with Run Crew and Spotlight Operator, Ricky McAllister, about his position at Children’s Theatre Company.
Reed Sigmund and Matthew Woody in Dr. Seuss's How The Grinch Stole Christmas! Photo by Glen Stubbe Photography.

Q & A with The Grinch himself!

December 5, 2023

The Grinch granted a rare interview, spilling some secrets and sharing his lifestyle tips. Enjoy! Learn more about <span class="TextRun SCXW53837163 BCX9"...

Staff Spotlight: Jennifer "Jamface" Probst, Wardrobe

November 30, 2023

We caught up with Wardrobe Assistant, Jennifer “Jamface” Probst, for a quick Q&A about her position at Children’s Theatre Company.
Timothy Mason

In Memoriam: Timothy Mason

November 28, 2023

Bookwriter and Lyricist of Dr. Suess’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas!   We remember our friend, Timothy Mason, bookwriter and lyricist of Dr. Seuss’s How The Grinch Stole Christmas! Tim was a brilliant and giving artist, with his wit, kindness, and...
Interim Managing Director, Steve Thompson

Interview with Interim Managing Director, Steve Thompson

November 10, 2023

Steven J. Thompson is CTC’s Interim Managing Director and has been a CTC Board Member since 2018. Steve is an independent healthcare consultant and the former Senior Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer at Brigham Health in Boston....
Children in Halloween Costumes Trick-or-Treating

A History of the Halloween Costume

October 26, 2023

Spooky season is upon us, which means it will soon be time to take your little one(s) Halloween costume shopping! Or perhaps you need to come up with a fun costume idea for work or a costume party. Whether...

When We Dare to be Different

October 20, 2023

By Michael Winn Associate Artistic Director/Director of Equity and Community Partnerships   Wikipedia defines normality as “a behavior that can be normal for an individual when it is consistent with the most common...

Teaching Artists Spotlight

October 17, 2023

CTC’s education and engagement programs deepen the theatre experience in our building and throughout our community for tens of thousands of people each year. Our education program—Theatre Arts Training (TAT)— is an immersive exploration of acting, voice, and...
Cast and Crew of Cookin'

Cookin' in Minnesota

October 17, 2023

As the longest-running show in South Korean history, Cookin’ has been performing and touring internationally since 1997. Three years into the production’s success, PMC Production Co. opened their own theater—South Korea’s first-ever venue dedicated to a single show. They...
Headshots of Generation Now Playwrights

CTC’s Commitment to New Works

October 9, 2023

Children’s Theatre Company (CTC) is committed to developing and premiering new works! Over 200 new plays have been developed at CTC. Over 90 original CTC plays are currently available for licensing with Plays for New Audiences. During Peter C. Brosius’...
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