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  • Talley's Folly at the Warren

    published February 29, 2012

    In a decrepit boathouse in southern Missouri during the later days of World War II, two unlikely soul mates meet. The pair should have nothing... More >>

  • Punk is dead; 'American Idiot' finds its still-beating heart
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    Punk is dead; 'American Idiot' finds its still-beating heart

    published Feb 22, 2012

    ​I have a feeling that the teenage, gutter-punk Billie Joe Armstrong would want to give a pair of middle fingers to what the mature Billie Joe Armstrong has done with punk rock in the stage version ... More >>

  • As You Like It at Open Book

    published February 22, 2012

    Mistaken identity lies at the core of Shakespeare's comedy, where a change of dress and manner so transforms Rosalind into Ganymede that her... More >>

  • Buzzer at Pillsbury House Theatre

    published February 22, 2012

    Politics onstage without a human, emotional core can turn into a boring polemic. Marry the two, however, and you can lead the audience into... More >>

  • Cast ready for challenges of Latte Da's 'Beautiful Thing'
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    Cast ready for challenges of Latte Da's 'Beautiful Thing'

    published Feb 21, 2012

    ​For the young leads of Theatre Latte Da's Beautiful Thing, there has been a lot to consider."The writing of the play is so meticulous," says David Darrow, who plays Ste. "Every day, we would run it... More >>

  • Brave New Workshop aims to occupy humor in latest revue
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    Brave New Workshop aims to occupy humor in latest revue

    published Feb 20, 2012

    ​Years of political and social turmoil have been kind to the Brave New Workshop, who have plenty of material to mine for each of their revues. That's clear throughout Occupy Arden Hills; or, Brother... More >>

  • Ten Thousand Things explores Shakespeare's magic forest in 'As You Like It'
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    Ten Thousand Things explores Shakespeare's magic forest in 'As You Like It'

    published Feb 17, 2012

    ​It is a few minutes before showtime, and the actors are getting ready. They wander the spaces around the stage, quietly -- or not so quietly -- running lines, warming up their voices, and preparing... More >>

  • The Lion King

    published January 11, 2012

    It's back. Disney's hit Broadway musical, which made its debut at the Orpheum in 1997, returns "home" for an extended run in January and February.... More >>

  • Ragtime

    published January 25, 2012

    Park Square Theatre tackles Ragtime to start off 2012, bringing the complex musical, based on E.L. Doctorow's novel, to its stage. The... More >>

  • And it begins: Fringe lottery sets preliminary slate for 2012
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    And it begins: Fringe lottery sets preliminary slate for 2012

    published Feb 16, 2012

    ​Monday's snow may have made it feel like winter, but for those gathered at Brave New Workshop's Uptown location that evening, it was all about August.The participating theaters for the 2012 Minneso... More >>

  • 'Buzzer' playwright isn't shy about tough issues
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    'Buzzer' playwright isn't shy about tough issues

    published Feb 15, 2012

    ​Two things we're always taught to not talk about at the dinner table are politics and religion. You could add race to that list as well, but playwright Tracey Scott Wilson would love to crash that ... More >>

  • Crashing the Party at Mixed Blood

    published February 15, 2012

    If the American Dream is dead, then the characters in Crashing the Party, the world-premiere comedy by Josh Tobiessen at Mixed Blood,... More >>

  • 'An Ideal Husband' makes for better drama than comedy
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    'An Ideal Husband' makes for better drama than comedy

    published Feb 14, 2012

    ​What happens when your Oscar Wilde comedy isn't consistently funny? In the case of Walking Shadow's production of An Ideal Husband, it leads to a frustrating evening, where plenty of good work gets... More >>

  • Joe Minjares crashes back into acting at Mixed Blood
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    Joe Minjares crashes back into acting at Mixed Blood

    published Feb 09, 2012

    ​Joe Minjares understands the issues at the heart of Crashing the Party, a world premiere comedy by Josh Tobeissen opening this weekend at Mixed Blood Theatre. Minjares, a longtime actor and restaur... More >>

  • 'Slasher' offers thrills, some food for thought
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    'Slasher' offers thrills, some food for thought

    published Feb 08, 2012

    ​Opening with a crash of thunder and a blood-curdling scream, Urban Samurai's Slasher works to keep that intensity alive through its full 75 minutes. It's a task that's not completely met, but that ... More >>

  • End of the Rainbow at The Guthrie

    published February 8, 2012

    Like a proto-rock-star, Judy Garland became as famous for her offstage antics as for her singing and acting chops late in her life. Still... More >>

  • Dial M for Murder

    published February 8, 2012

    The Jungle returns to an early favorite, bringing the venerable stage thriller back for a third go. It's an oddly lifeless affair, with the... More >>

  • Victorians gone Wilde: Walking Shadow presents 'An Ideal Husband'
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    Victorians gone Wilde: Walking Shadow presents 'An Ideal Husband'

    published Feb 07, 2012

    ​Heidi Berg doesn't think her character, Mrs. Cheveley, in Walking Shadow Theatre Company's An Ideal Husband is particularly evil. It's all a matter of perspective."The most radical thing I will say... More >>

  • Open Eye tackles 'Sorcerer's Apprentice'
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    Open Eye tackles 'Sorcerer's Apprentice'

    published Feb 06, 2012

    ​​For his first full-length, all-new piece of puppetry theater in five years, Michael Sommers has gone back to the same well that fueled his last one. In 2007, Sommers opened Open Eye Figure Theat... More >>

  • Jungle, Boehlke, dial 'M' once again
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    Jungle, Boehlke, dial 'M' once again

    published Feb 02, 2012

    ​Bain Boehlke's first encounter with Dial M For Murder is more than a half century in the past. As a youth in Farmington, the young impresario had his own summer theater. One summer, he brought Fred... More >>

  • 'Werther': Liebe oder Tod?
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    'Werther': Liebe oder Tod?

    published Feb 02, 2012

    ​I'll be the first to admit that opera is outside my comfort zone. Though I've appreciated the form over the years, like the larger world of classical music it has largely remained an undiscovered c... More >>

  • 'Slasher' looks at horror films and feminism, with laughs too
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    'Slasher' looks at horror films and feminism, with laughs too

    published Feb 01, 2012

    ​Most playwrights are happy when any of their work is being presented onstage. So Allison Moore is over the moon right now with four different productions about to open. This includes two production... More >>

  • Park Square's Ragtime tones it down, finds heart

    published February 1, 2012

    When Ragtime first premiered on Broadway in 1998, the producers tried to use spectacle to hide the deficiencies in the adaptation of... More >>

  • 1968: The Year That Rocked the World

    published February 1, 2012

    The History Theatre certainly doesn't lack ambition with its latest show, which tackles one of the most tumultuous years in recent history... More >>

  • Raucous Caucus II: Box Wine Theatre's 2nd Annual 10-Minute Political Play Festival

    published January 18, 2012

    As the calendar turns to 2012, the political season promises to heat up. Box Wine Theatre will be there right from the beginning with Raucous... More >>

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