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Penumbra Theatre

270 N. Kent St. St. Paul, MN 55102 | St. Paul (Downtown) | 651-224-3180

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Minnesota's only professional black theatre.


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    There’s a riot going on at the heart of Dominique Morisseau’s Detroit ’67. The play centers on an after-hours basement dance party in a black neighborhood that is under...
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    Playwright Lynn Nottage explores the experiences of black actors and actresses in 1930s Hollywood in her latest play, the first to be produced at the venerable St. Paul theater. The talented...
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    After season cancellations, extensive fundraising, and the announcement of an upcoming change in leadership, Penumbra Theatre is ready to get back to what it does best: exploring the...
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    Macelle Mahala has turned her longtime interest and connection to Penumbra Theatre into a book tracing the history of one of the Twin Cities' signature companies."It grew out of the work I...
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    Welcome back, Penumbra.Nearly a year after its last show, Penumbra Theatre roared back Thursday night to an eager crowd thrilled to have their favorites back home. The company returned with...
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    After a year when most of Penumbra Theatre's headlines were about offstage issues centered on budget shortfalls and show cancellations, the company is finally getting back to what it does...
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    Penumbra Theatre Company, which canceled its fall performances after falling considerably short of its funding needs, raised more than $350,000 by the end of 2012. That additional income...
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    Every neighborhood, no matter how affluent or impoverished, defines itself in part by shared spaces, those commonly trod grounds where residents can meet for a lengthy conversation or a...

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