5 hours ago | Theater
Composer and writer Keith Hovis does a remarkable thing in Freshwater Theatre's latest piece, Pioneer Suite. He tells the tales of three intriguing women living in 19th-century Minnesota. The collection of stories is at turns heartfelt and heartbr...
1 day ago | Theater
Roger Guenveur Smith offers an absolutely absorbing examination of Rodney King's life, death, and moment of infamy in his one-man show, playing through Sunday at Penumbra Theatre. The Los-Angeles-based performer, a veteran of numerous Spike Lee fi...
4 days ago | Theater
Jeff Hatcher knew that writing a musical-theater piece about one of Minnesota’s most infamous murders was going to ruffle a few feathers. That didn’t stop him from forging ahead with Glensheen, which takes the money-inspired double-murder of nearl...
5 days ago | Theater
The videotaped beating of Rodney King by a gang of white police officers in 1991 reverberates to this day, both in continued instances of police brutality and the rise of dramatic video showing those moments. Performer Roger Guenveur Smith was in ...
6 days ago | Theater
The Realish Housewives of Edina is subtitled "a parody," which is a good thing. It's easy to mistake the Real Housewives empire as a joke on the nature of fame and the depths people will go to get it. The more problematic part this Hennepin Theatr...
7 days ago | Halloween
No, really. Get your tickets today. Hell, if you need to, call Peter Rothstein and demand that he get the cast together to put on the show on a day off. If you have any interest in musical theater, or just plain awesome acting, you have to see The...