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2010 Stories by Ed Huyck

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  • ''Tis a Pity She's a Whore' offers taboo twists

    published Nov 04, 2010

    ​John Ford's 'Tis a Pity She's a Whore offers a slight twist on Romeo and Juliet. Okay, the Jacobean playwright offered a really big doozy of a twist. In his play, the star-crossed lovers are... More >>

  • Nathan Keepers is 'Fully Committed' at the Jungle

    published Nov 03, 2010

    ​Eight years ago, a 22-year-old Nathan Keepers auditioned for a play at the Jungle Theater that he'd never even heard of. The one-man tour de force turned it into a hit, and now he is back fo... More >>

  • Life is Sweet

    published November 3, 2010

    For years, Interact Theater has showcased the efforts of disabled artists and creators, along the way producing plenty of entertaining, engaging,... More >>

  • Life's a Dream at Ten Thousand Things Theater

    published November 3, 2010

    The finale of Life's a Dream wraps up the play's action in a neat bow: The 17th-century Polish court has learned valuable lessons... More >>

  • Gee's Bend

    published November 3, 2010

    The art of quilting sits at the center of Gee's Bend, Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder's meditation on multiple generations of an... More >>

  • 'Spring Awakening' returns for weekend run

    'Spring Awakening' returns for weekend run

    published Nov 01, 2010

    ​Spring Awakening, the thundering rock musical about adolescent angst in 19th-century Germany, returns for a quick two-day run over the weekend at the Orpheum Theatre. It's certainly worth a ... More >>

  • Theatrical scares abound for Halloween

    published Oct 29, 2010

    ​There's something special about a well-produced tale of terror on stage. It can be a single person reciting a bit of Lovecraft or Poe or a full production full of howling wind, mysterious ... More >>

  • Pillsbury House Theatre hosts late night series

    published Oct 28, 2010

    ​Looking for a different theatrical experience? Do you want food with that? For the 13th year, curators Laurie Carlos and e.g. bailey bring Non English Speaking Spoken Here: The Late Night ... More >>

  • 'House on Haunted Hill' offers Halloween riffs aplenty

    published Oct 27, 2010

    ​When Mystery Science Theater 3000 left the airwaves in 1999 it seemed like an era of bad-movie riffing had come to an end. Something funny happened on the way to the dust heap, however. ... More >>

  • Yellow Kings and Darker Things

    published October 27, 2010

    Tim Uren knows how to tell a good, ghoulish story. His interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft's "The Rats in the Walls" was a Minnesota Fringe Festival... More >>

  • Evil Dead: The Musical at Illusion Theatre

    published October 27, 2010

    Welcome to the first-ever splatter musical. Oh sure, bloody horror and musical theater have gone together for years—from the likes of... More >>

  • The House of the Spirits

    published October 27, 2010

    Epic sweep and theater don't always mix, but five decades of Chilean history, seen through the experiences of one family, are presented in... More >>

  • Ten Thousand Things to work with New York's Public Theater

    published Oct 26, 2010

    ​It's been a tremendous year for Ten Thousand Things Theater, the local company who brings professional performances to people who often do not have the chance to see any kind of theater, from tho... More >>

  • Local Sally Wingert makes Broadway debut

    published Oct 19, 2010

    ​A star of the Twin Cities scene for 25 years, Sally Wingert has been absent from local stages for a good chunk of 2010 as she plays out her own excellent adventure. It started with a three-month st... More >>

  • spotlight: Vampires! Horror!

    published October 20, 2010

    Vampires! Horror! is a case of too much of a good thing. Taken by themselves, the characters, scenes, and songs in this horror spoof... More >>

  • Anon at Gremlin Theatre

    published October 20, 2010

    It all starts with a cat. Successful city-type Trip hires Allison, an animal-behavior specialist, to make a house call to work out why... More >>

  • 'The Master Butchers Club' ends early at the Guthrie

    published Oct 18, 2010

    ​Critical acclaim won't stop The Master Butchers Club from closing a week early, as the show is now slated to end its premiere run at the Guthrie on October 30. The production, an adaptation o... More >>

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    Kitchen Ink: Tattooed chefs in the Twin Cities

    published October 13, 2010

    "EVERYONE HAS TO have a vice." For Geoff Hausmann, the lauded chef now at Travail in Robbinsdale, the vice he refers to is... More >>

  • Evita at the Ordway's McKnight Theatre

    published October 13, 2010

    Going in, Theatre Latte Da's latest production, Evita, was at a disadvantage. After all, the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical is... More >>

  • Robin Hood at Children's Theatre Company

    published October 6, 2010

    I know that Children's Theatre Company is in the midst of an austerity campaign, but does the cast of Robin Hood really need to... More >>

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