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  • '1968' doesn't rock enough
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    '1968' doesn't rock enough

    published Jan 27, 2012

    ​I missed 1968 by about three months, so everything I know and think about the year is secondhand. Now, that happens to be a lot, as the year has loomed large over American culture for the past 44 y... More >>

  • Park Square scales down 'Ragtime,' but strives to keep it epic
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    Park Square scales down 'Ragtime,' but strives to keep it epic

    published Jan 26, 2012

    ​Ragtime may be the largest play ever staged at Park Square Theatre, but it is dwarfed by the original Broadway production from the 1990s. Gary Gisselman, the veteran director helming Park Square's ... More >>

  • You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

    published January 25, 2012

    I grew up with Peanuts, from reading the daily strips to memorizing the dog-eared anthologies we had at home. I liked the humor and... More >>

  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at the Guthrie

    published January 25, 2012

    The setting of Tennessee Williams's Cat on a Hot Tin Roof may be a palatial bedroom, but those four walls trap a lot of steamy heat and... More >>

  • Too many pieces spoil puzzle of 'Flesh and the Desert'
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    Too many pieces spoil puzzle of 'Flesh and the Desert'

    published Jan 24, 2012

    ​In exploring the ragged, shady history of Las Vegas, Caron Kreitzer uncovers plenty of intriguing material. Molding that into a satisfying whole? It's not there yet.Kreitzer's play Flesh and the De... More >>

  • 'Julius Caesar' mostly works as modern-day thriller
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    'Julius Caesar' mostly works as modern-day thriller

    published Jan 20, 2012

    ​Updating Shakespeare for the modern day is always a dangerous proposition. It's doubly so for Julius Caesar, which is a 400-year-old look at an event from two millennia in the past. This co-product... More >>

  • Workhaus Collective finds love in Vegas
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    Workhaus Collective finds love in Vegas

    published Jan 19, 2012

    ​Director Ben McGovern knew he had a tall task when he took on Carson Kreitzer's latest play, Flesh and the Desert, for the Workhaus Collective.Kreitzer, whose past work includes Behind the Eye, Sel... More >>

  • Top 10 burgers in the Twin Cities
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    Top 10 burgers in the Twin Cities

    published Jan 18, 2012

    ​There's nothing humble about the hamburger in the Twin Cities. Our Midwestern pride comes out with this seemingly simple dish, crafting innovative variations while never missing the essential equat... More >>

  • 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof' returns to the Guthrie
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    'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof' returns to the Guthrie

    published Jan 18, 2012

    ​You hear stories all the time about leads in shows who hate each other; who won't speak a single word or even look at their onstage partners outside of the theater. That's definitely not a problem ... More >>

  • The Lion King at the Orpheum

    published January 18, 2012

    The musical version of Disney's The Lion King came back to town last week to its original home at the Orpheum Theatre, with 15 years of... More >>

  • Dangerous Liaisons

    published January 18, 2012

    Stacia Rice is such a team player that she probably doesn't want to be the center of attention here, but she's been absent for more than a year... More >>

  • 'Lion King' baddie pleased to be back in the Twin Cities
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    'Lion King' baddie pleased to be back in the Twin Cities

    published Jan 12, 2012

    ​Performing came early to J.  Anthony Crane."I was definitely an expressive and neurotic child. The thing that seemed to calm me down was the year my Mom bought me a little puppet house and pup... More >>

  • Stacia Rice returns to the stage in 'Dangerous Liaisons'
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    Stacia Rice returns to the stage in 'Dangerous Liaisons'

    published Jan 12, 2012

    ​After the birth of her son, Stacia Rice decided to take some time away from the stage. She returns for the first time in more than a year this week in Dangerous Liaisons with her own Torch Theater ... More >>

  • Joe Chvala lends distinct touch to 'You're a Good Man Charlie Brown'
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    Joe Chvala lends distinct touch to 'You're a Good Man Charlie Brown'

    published Jan 11, 2012

    ​One of the things that has made Charles Schultz's Peanuts comic strips and characters so popular over the past 60 years is that we all have a bit of Charlie Brown in us, and Lucy, and Snoopy, and L... More >>

  • Three Sisters by Buoyant Theatre Collective

    published January 11, 2012

    It's hard to watch the plays of Anton Chekhov without thinking about the fate that was just around the corner for these often upper-class... More >>

  • Hans the Obscure!

    published January 11, 2012

    During his lifetime, Hans Christian Andersen wrote hundreds of stories. Some, like "The Little Mermaid" and "The Little Match Girl," are still... More >>

  • 'Joan of Arc' returns for sold-out run
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    'Joan of Arc' returns for sold-out run

    published Jan 06, 2012

    ​After a sold-out run last fall, Nautilus Music-Theater has brought back Joan of Arc for another weekend run. The bad news is that the performances are already sold out. The good news is that ticket... More >>

  • Lorna Landvik ready to party at BLB again
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    Lorna Landvik ready to party at BLB again

    published Jan 06, 2012

    ​For author and performer Lorna Landvik, the new year means that it's time to invite people to her "rec room," mix a few margaritas, and create a show on the spot for her audience. Yep, it's time fo... More >>

  • Box Wine Theatre has politics in mind with 'Raucous Caucus II'
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    Box Wine Theatre has politics in mind with 'Raucous Caucus II'

    published Jan 05, 2012

    ​Now that the Iowa Caucuses have kicked off the 2012 election year, some people may want to avoid politics on a night out. Not the folks at Box Wine Theatre, who created last year's Uptown: The Musi... More >>

  • 'Hans the Obscure!' brings out darker side of Hans Christian Andersen
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    'Hans the Obscure!' brings out darker side of Hans Christian Andersen

    published Jan 04, 2012

    ​Hans the Obscure! creator Larry Ripp credits classic children's show Captain Kangaroo and a nighttime hunt for something to read for the genesis of his new show."I used to watch Captain Kangaroo al... More >>

  • Out There 2012 at the Walker

    published January 4, 2012

    The idea of the auteur in theater—where collaboration is the name of the game—may feel a bit off, but Philip Bither, the curator of... More >>

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