Peter Rothstein: All Is Calm Was Fitting End
To A Busy Year

by Graydon Royce for The Star Tribune

December 28, 2007

For several years, Peter Rothstein's name has bounced around the room during "Artist of the Year" discussions. His exploration of new musical forms, fresh takes on classics and collaborations with other artists made Theatre Latté Da an essential part of the Twin Cities theater community. Every time, the conversation got around to this: "Yeah, he's good, but maybe we should wait for him to have a really, really big year."

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Making A Scene

by Joel Hoekstra for Minnesota Monthly

October, 2007

Peter Rothstein isn’t a self-promoter. But with gigs at the Guthrie and the Children’s Theatre—and his company, Theater Latté Da, starting its 10th season—the director suddenly finds himself in the spotlight.

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Making the Scene
How did professional theater get so big in the Twin Cities?

by Camille LeFevre for TwinCities Business

September 2008

Flash bulbs were popping. Actors, directors, even fans were darting—kiss-kiss—from cheek to cheek. Sequins and silk flashed alongside vintage wear and tuxedos, but the décolletage was discrete—this is Minnesota, after all. The third annual Ivey Awards, which celebrate the Twin Cities’ burgeoning theater scene, got underway last September with the usual panache. Jumbotrons captured every enthusiastic song-and-dance routine, dramatic monologue, and award winner’s heartfelt thanks given from the stage of the State Theatre in Minneapolis.

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Nice and Busy

Director Peter Rothstein is riding an extrodinary wave of success, and his career is just beginning to take off.

by William Randall Beard for Mpls.St. Paul Magazine

November 2007

The busiest man in local theater is getting busier.
This summer, director Peter Rothstein remounted High School Musical at Children’s Theatre Company (he’d staged the original production in January) and made his Guthrie Theater main-stage debut directing Private Lives. The rehearsal periods overlapped, and for a week he had to travel back and forth between the two theaters four times a day. For Rothstein, this was not unusual. It was just the culmination of an eight-month run of good fortune that had him opening as many as three shows every month.

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Latté Da Rolls Out Season Lineup
"Full Monty" and Jeanine Tesori's first musical, "Violet,"
are scheduled.

by Graydon Royce for The Star Tribune

June 26, 2009

Theater Latté Da has announced a 2009-10 season of two new productions and one holiday repeat. Gone from the schedule, though, is the perennial December favorite, "A Christmas Carole Petersen," after a run of nine years. The show declined in sales last year, but artistic director Peter Rothstein said that was not the reason it was put on the shelf.

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