I spend an awful lot of time in theaters that were once something else. The Theatre de la Jeune Lune space, as an example, led a robust previous life as a five-story warehouse. The Minneapolis Theatre Garage is a former auto shop. The Illusion Theater inhabits a Romanesque former Masonic Temple, which once included a long-gone onion-shaped dome and, presumably, gaunt-faced Norwegian gentlemen in blue velvet collars, white lambskin aprons, black silk hats, and white gloves. The Hey City Theatre was once the Hirshfield's building, and I sometimes suspect it... More >>>