Talented performances and understated direction bring this Civil Rights-era drama to life
The theater delivers a short, sharp, and shocking show
The new show at Bryant-Lake Bowl showcases comedy's dark heart
In control of the House and Senate following November's election, DFLers promised heading into this legislative session to focus on jobs and the economy. But first, they're taking care of the really important stuff -- like banning smoking during theatrical productions.FROM JANUARY: DFL Rep. Tina Lie ... More >>
Jungle finds heart in this thrilling production
The Jungle Theater
A high-tech spin on the classic tale
Frantic action and delightful songs make up for flat characters
by Michal DanielYoung love, rustic-style: Sam Bardwell and Alayne Hopkins in "Mary's Wedding"The 2010 Ivey Awards went down last night at the State Theatre. The show was a well-oiled machine from its inception six years ago, and Monday night's presentation did not stray from the blueprint: award ... More >>
by Michal DanielA flickering flame: Wendy Lehr and Alayne Hopkins in "The Glass Menagerie"There are some works of art that tend to get thrown at us, if not too early, at least too early for us to understand their full resonance. You can read The Great Gatsby when you're 14, but you'll only grasp ... More >>
Crist Ballas/Zach CurtisActually, her eyes are somewhat like the sun . . . We're a week out from Classical Actors Ensemble's The Complete Sonnets Festival at Intermedia Arts, but this could turn out to be a hot ticket. All 154 of Shakespeare's sonnets will be performed, in one form or a ... More >>
Inside: Jungle Theater, Trylon microcinema, Chris Baker, and Solo 1x2
The Jungle explores the teacher-protégé relationship
What if Swan Lake landed in a Nebraska ranch home?
At the Jungle Theater through October 1
You, too, can have a cosmic body in just 60 minutes!
In the Jungle's hands, Joe Orton still induces squirming
Making whoopee at the Jungle and Off-Leash Area
Bain Boehlke's meander from teenage barn-theater impresario to middle-aged drifter to Jungle Theater visionary
In praise of two not-quite Christmas shows
'The Young Machines' manufactures a freak-out; 'The Perfect Crime' is guilty of silliness
Moody illumination is the bright spot of the 'The Blue Room'
Buffy Sedlachek's Tamarack combs a crime scene for clues into human nature
The best and worst of 150 nights spent in a dark room. Plus: Dramatic hypotheses, and thespians speak out.
Pavilion sends a former couple to their high school reunion; The Big Hoover breaches the dam of failed romances
Samuel Beckett's Happy Days returns to the Jungle Theater
The Jungle Theater's Silver Lake skewers the lot of the self-hating screenwriter
William Inge's Picnic labors over misdemeanors of the heart
The Jungle heaves, Frank Theatre shudders, Outward Spiral recoils
Macbeth struts and frets its hours upon the stage; Largo Desolato makes Big Brother one of the family