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

'Freud's Last Session' at Guthrie doesn't go deep enough

REVIEW: The play about Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis stays on the surface of theological arguments.

Updated: March 03, 2014, - 11:27 AM

Feb. 28: Orchestra board noncommittal about leadership

The board said it reached agreement, but gave no word on the fates of CEO Michael Henson or former director...

Updated: February 28, 2014, - 08:08 PM

Park Square will welcome three theaters to its new stage

The St. Paul theater welcomes three producing partners to its new stage, due to open early next year.

Updated: February 28, 2014, - 02:56 PM

Theater: Disney's 'Little Mermaid' surfaces at Chanhassen

Caroline Innerbichler, above, stars in the Midwest premiere of this musical at Chanhassen Dinner Theatre.

Updated: February 28, 2014, - 02:46 PM

Minn. Orchestra board to weigh fates of ex-music director, CEO

A divided board today will weigh CEO Michael Henson’s future and the possible return of ex-music director Osmo Vänskä.

Updated: February 27, 2014, - 08:31 PM

Music: Schubert Club announces 2014-15 season

Hilary Hahn, Joyce DiDonato and Benjamin Grosvenor are among guest artists set to perform at the Ordway as part of the Schubert Club's 2014-15 season

Updated: February 25, 2014, - 08:48 AM

'Strumply Peter' makes a case for Old World charm

REVIEW: Open Eye Figure Theatre unlocks the magic of visual storytelling in “Strumply Peter.”

Updated: February 24, 2014, - 12:17 PM

Valenti is 'Valentino' as Minn. Opera revives Argento work

Composer Dominick Argento has reworked his opera “The Dream of Valentino” for a revival with James Valenti.

Updated: February 21, 2014, - 03:15 PM

Theater: Twin Cities actors bail out for better gigs

Actors leaving shows for better offers elsewhere is a fact of theater life. That doesn’t make it any easier.

Updated: February 21, 2014, - 03:11 PM

Puts, Campbell to do 'Manchurian Candidate' for Minnesota Opera

The March 2015 world premiere, reuniting the company with Pulitzer-winning composer Kevin Puts, highlights the company’s just-announced 2014-15 season.

Updated: February 20, 2014, - 09:57 AM

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