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

Guthrie's 'Christmas Carol' is an enduring occasion

REVIEW: The Guthrie's 40th production of “A Christmas Carol” is an incantation of the season — a repetition of ritual whose aim is to sustain and revive our humanity after exhausting labors.

Updated: November 20, 2014, - 11:31 AM

'Relics' sees the present as the past, set in the future

REVIEW: “Relics” provides a light look at our cultural life – as viewed from 300 years in the future.

Updated: November 17, 2014, - 11:39 AM

Grimm brothers' 'Juniper Tree' comes to life at Open Eye

REVIEW: Grimm fairy tale has a magical aura, except for that evil stepmother.

Updated: November 14, 2014, - 03:04 PM

Kevin Smith to stay as Minnesota Orchestra chief

The former president of Minnesota Opera, who stepped in after the Minnesota Orchestra's lockout, will now serve through 2018. He has received good reviews, and the board decided to remove the interim title this week.

Updated: November 12, 2014, - 07:56 PM

Jungle Theater's 'On Golden Pond' feels soft

REVIEW: The Jungle Theater staging, with Bain Boehlke and Wendy Lehr, has charm and sentiment but misses a chance to be memorable.

Updated: November 10, 2014, - 01:20 PM

Karen Armstrong looks at myth and reality about religion and violence

The world’s so-called religious battles are more complex than they seem, author Karen Armstrong argues in her new book.

Updated: November 08, 2014, - 03:57 PM

One more time, at least, for Lehr and Boehlke in 'Golden Pond'

Could “On Golden Pond” be the last time we see Wendy Lehr and Bain Boehlke on stage together?

Updated: November 06, 2014, - 02:45 PM

Park Square opens new stage with 'House on Mango Street'

REVIEW: “The House on Mango Street” opens a brand-new theater in downtown St. Paul, with mixed results.

Updated: November 03, 2014, - 11:41 AM

Minnesota Orchestra announces jazz series

Four concerts will feature local and national artists.

Updated: October 30, 2014, - 09:29 PM

Minnesota Orchestra to offer shorter concerts

“Symphony in 60” will streamline three concerts at Orchestra Hall.

Updated: October 24, 2014, - 10:54 AM

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