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Mixed Blood Theatre's An Octoroon takes a raw look at slavery
1 month ago by Ed Huyck
There's a chance you'll hate An Octoroon upon leaving Mixed Blood Theatre. Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' play pokes into uneasy spaces about race, with a comedic slave auction and a display of lynching photographs. Despite the way all of ...
Mixed Blood sports new look for its 40th season premiere
2 months ago by Ed Huyck
The opening show of Mixed Blood Theatre’s 40th season, An Octoroon, is a quintessential piece for the company: an in-your-face look at race by a young, up-and-coming playwright that runs without an intermission. What’s onstage may b...
New Arab American Theatre Festival connects Minnesota and the Middle East
5 months ago by Ed Huyck
A trio of plays this month at Mixed Blood Theatre offers a far more nuanced look at the Arab-American experience than anything you are likely to see on TV or at the movies. The pieces, produced by New American Theatre Works, all hav...
Pussy Valley Offers Messy, Maddening, and Engrossing Night at Mixed Blood
7 months ago by Ed Huyck
I'm not hardwired for the activities inside of strip clubs, so I've never actually experienced it firsthand. Katori Hall's Pussy Valley is a lot like what I've always imagined: tacky, crass, and more than a bit depressing. Hall's pl...