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2009 Stories by Quinton Skinner

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  • Theater Spotlight: A Christmas Carol

    published December 30, 2009

    There is an overwhelming sense of inevitability to the Guthrie's annual foray into this Victorian narrative of an old man's conversion from... More >>

  • Tales of Rashomon stylishly makes a victim of truth

    published December 23, 2009

    Experts in criminal matters will tell you that the least reliable source of information is the eyewitness account of a crime, or even the... More >>

  • Martini & Olive Unzipped: A Tribute to Tony Martini

    published December 23, 2009

    This Thanksgiving saw the passing of Grant Richey, a gifted and generous performer and teacher who took on a wide variety of roles on numerous... More >>

  • Theater Spotlight: S. Gunter Klaus & the Story Before

    published December 16, 2009

    While our contemporary Santa Claus has lapsed into a miasma of fat-man materialist overindulgence and the indignities of department store... More >>

  • All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914

    published December 16, 2009

    Theater Latté Da and the vocal ensemble Cantus return to the stage with a work that brings a sublime, shimmering memory to the human tales... More >>

  • The Holiday Pageant

    published December 16, 2009

    Tonight is the last chance this year to catch Open Eye Figure Theatre's holiday show, and it'll be a warm, brainy, weird antidote to the seasonal... More >>

  • Penumbra's Black Nativity uplifts and perseveres

    published December 9, 2009

    The time has arrived to put to bed what has been, by most measures, a wan and wretched decade (granted, it doesn't technically finish until the... More >>

  • La Natividad

    published December 9, 2009

    As of this writing there were still tickets available for In the Heart of the Beast's La Natividad, and as we veer deeper into the... More >>

  • Theater Spotlight: Cinderella

    published December 2, 2009

    Whatever your reaction to CTC's Cinderella, you won't leave the show feeling that it lacked effort. With the casual regard for... More >>

  • In the Heights

    published December 2, 2009

    This iteration of composer/conceiver Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical comes to town while a parallel production continues to draw crowds on Broadway;... More >>

  • Some Girl(s) hones in on lonesome men

    published November 25, 2009

    If your dislike of the characters in a particular piece of drama or your disapproval of their actions equates to a rejection of the work, best... More >>

  • Corleone: The Shakespearean Godfather

    published November 25, 2009

    David Mann's Corleone: The Shakespearean Godfather is a rare beast: an out-and-out gimmick executed with sufficient skill, humor, and... More >>

  • Theater Spotlight: The Seafarer

    published November 18, 2009

    Conor McPherson's play is a brutish, harrowing tour through squalid districts both material and spiritual, a zone of the soul in which joy and... More >>

  • Stories as Told in a Bed

    published November 18, 2009

    That odd theatrical hankering that makes itself known as the equivalent of an unscratched itch turns out to be the absence of Theatre de la Jeune... More >>

  • The Sense of What Should Be puts the nerd on top of the pile

    published November 11, 2009

    There is a certain point in the development of the male adolescent psyche when the notion of tyrannically conquering the world, or at least... More >>

  • She: Immortal Witch-Queen of a Lost World

    published November 11, 2009

    Those who have seen previous Hardcover Theater adaptations such as A Princess of Mars and The Sea-Wolf recall the spiky sense of... More >>

  • Theater Spotlight: Elijah's Wake

    published November 4, 2009

    Walking into a performance of the deeply affecting Elijah's Wake is like jitterbugging across some invisible boundary between the... More >>

  • The Great American Trailer Park Musical

    published November 4, 2009

    The artists of Minneapolis Musical Theatre in recent years have, most of the time, deftly sidestepped potential accusations of taking themselves... More >>

  • The Full Monty at the Ordway bares the naked truth

    published October 28, 2009

    The musical based on the British film The Full Monty masquerades as a lighthearted show about some unemployed men who find a bit of... More >>

  • Rebecca

    published October 28, 2009

    Daphne Du Maurier's stage adaptation of her novel was Goth before there was Goth (in the sense we know it, anyway. I'm sure the ancient Romans... More >>

  • Faith Healer

    published October 28, 2009

    In a recent conversation, Guthrie kingpin Joe Dowling was game to talk about his American acting debut in Faith Healer, if a little... More >>

  • Theater Spotlight: The Thugs

    published October 21, 2009

    Anyone who has logged time at a typical office job is all too familiar with the synesthetic mush the situation provokes: the acid touch of... More >>

  • Othello

    published October 21, 2009

    The gods of theater are capricious, and not without a certain sense of humor. For roughly four weeks starting next month, an inordinate amount of... More >>

  • Othello

    published October 21, 2009

    The gods of theater are capricious, and not without a certain sense of humor. For roughly four weeks starting next month, an inordinate amount of... More >>

  • Othello

    published October 21, 2009

    The gods of theater are capricious, and not without a certain sense of humor. For roughly four weeks starting next month, an inordinate amount of... More >>

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