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

Classical music: Andrew Litton, the face of Sommerfest

Andrew Litton returns to his regular spot at Orchestra Hall as the midsummer festival comes back to life.

Updated: July 08, 2014, - 11:12 AM

Guthrie's 'My Fair Lady' keeps it bubbly

REVIEW: The Guthrie's staging of the classic musical "My Fair Lady" goes down easily, like a cool summer cocktail.

Updated: July 07, 2014, - 01:48 PM

Guthrie Theater produces 'My Fair Lady'

The relationship between the two main characters asks us to wonder whether “My Fair Lady” is a romance or a treatise on class and gender.

Updated: July 07, 2014, - 06:24 AM

Theater: 'Godspell' at Theatre in the Round

Long before he launched “Wicked” on the American public, Stephen Schwartz wrote this musical based on the gospel according to Matthew.

Updated: July 03, 2014, - 02:19 PM

Music: Plymouth Music Series

Plymouth Congregational Church begins its summer concerts on July 8.

Updated: June 28, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Music: Rose Ensemble announces 2014-15 season

The Rose Ensemble has announced a 2014-15 season that includes for the first time a collaboration with the Minnesota Orchestra.The...

Updated: June 27, 2014, - 10:24 AM

Theater: Critics assess 2014 at mid-year

It's not always the greatest show that makes a memory. Here are some shows that stuck with us in the first six months.

Updated: June 20, 2014, - 02:28 PM

Obituary: Dick Stanley, longtime greeter at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

Over the course of 17 years, Dick Stanley was the face of Chanhassen Dinner Theatres to more than 4 million people. He died Thursday at 78.

Updated: June 18, 2014, - 08:17 AM

Theater: Latté Da stirs Callas, Sondheim and more for 2014-15 season

“Oliver!” also headlines with Bradley Greenwald in the role of Fagin.

Updated: June 17, 2014, - 11:36 AM

Married couple play lovers in 'Heiress'

Kate Guentzel and John Catron have good chemistry playing lovers in “The Heiress” at the Jungle. They should, as they are married in real life.

Updated: June 13, 2014, - 03:15 PM

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