High fives: The A+E highlights of 2009: TOP MUSICALS OR COMEDIES

December 27, 2009.By Graydon Royce, Star Tribune.

  • “The Fully Monty.” Theatre Latte Da’s most ambitious effort to date.
  • “Flower Drum Song.” Ditto for Theatre Mu. Terrifically sweet and moving.
  • “Sister Stories.” The Baldwin sisters gave life to these new short musicals for Nautilus Music Theater.
  • Patsy.” Monica Heuser channeled Patsy Cline in a phenomenal performance at Chanhassen.
  • “How to Make Love Like a Minnesotan.” Brave New Workshop put a poignant spin on comedy.