Graydon Royce

Reporter, theater critic | Theater/Arts
Phone: 612-673-7299
Graydon Royce has been in love with theater ever since he portrayed Crusher, Mad Dog Vachon and Wally Karbo to frenzied applause in the 6th grade talent show at Hilltop Elementary School. His most embarrassing moment in life was a dance audition at Chanhassen Dinner Theatre in 1974. So many steps, so few feet. Now he just likes to watch.

Recent content from Graydon Royce

Fun for sale, but only for awhile

REVIEW: Moving Company turns a real estate agent’s stumbling efforts into theater. The pitch eventually runs out of steam.

Updated: November 03, 2013, - 05:09 PM

Theater: "The Last Five Years” and "Princess Diana, The Musical”

The Last Five YearsOpening: Britta Ollman and Bobby Gardner (pictured) are featured in Jason Robert Brown’s musical that tracks a...

Updated: October 31, 2013, - 03:11 PM

Small but celebrated companies promise a comic romp, a 'Clumsy Man'

If you love the small and fascinating edges of Twin Cities theater, two shows opening this weekend could fit the bill.

Updated: October 31, 2013, - 03:10 PM

An unlikely White House friendship in 'Mary T. & Lizzy K.'

REVIEW: Park Square's “Mary T. & Lizzy K.” is more about Mary Todd Lincoln than it is about the relationship between a First Lady and her seamstress.

Updated: October 28, 2013, - 11:00 AM

History in the margins: Park Square's 'Mary T. & Lizzy K.'

Mary Todd Lincoln and her mixed-race confidante, Elizabeth Keckly, take center stage in a new play at Park Square Theatre.

Updated: October 24, 2013, - 03:16 PM

In '700 Sundays,' Billy Crystal charmingly hosts his own life story

REVIEW: His theatrical memoir ‘700 Sundays,’ which is headed for a Broadway revival, amazes and amuses with its revelations of a storied childhood.

Updated: October 24, 2013, - 12:56 PM

"Tribes” at the Guthrie provides lots to chew on

REVIEW: “Tribes” questions how we define ourselves through the language we use and the alliances we make.

Updated: October 14, 2013, - 12:30 PM

Theater spotlight: 'Les Miz' at Bloomington Civic Theatre

If you love "Les Miserables," or even if you’ve never seen it, Bloomington Civic Theatre has put together some impressive talent for a production that opens Thursday.

Updated: October 11, 2013, - 03:50 PM

Theater: "A Midsummer Night's Dream”

Ten Thousand Things finds a menacing edge in the enchanted comedy of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

Updated: October 11, 2013, - 01:01 PM

'Tribes' looks for a sign at the Guthrie

Tracey Maloney learns a new way of speaking in “Tribes,” the Guthrie’s look at cultural identity.

Updated: October 10, 2013, - 02:56 PM

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