Bain Boehlke

  • Calendar

    February 5, 2014
  • Arts

    June 12, 2013

    Urinetown packs a satiric punch

    The Jungle's production of the hit is musical and comedic gold

  • Arts

    April 2, 2013

    Deathtrap gets bogged down in the details

    Jungle Theater's newest play doesn't live up to its tightly knit script

  • Arts

    December 29, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 13, 2010

    Jungle Theater's "Glass Menagerie" is a zoo of quiet horrors

    by Michal DanielA flickering flame: Wendy Lehr and Alayne Hopkins in "The Glass Menagerie"‚ÄčThere 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 >>

  • Arts

    April 2, 2008

    Rabbit Hole: Smart and soulful

    The play tracks a couple's struggles to cope with the loss of a child

  • Arts

    June 27, 2007
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    December 7, 2005

    The Year in Theater

    The Greeks, the geeks, the freaks, the dualistic representations of the Argentine distaff underclass--all the best of Twin Cities drama circa 2005

  • Arts

    November 9, 2005
  • News

    September 14, 2005

    Tall Cool One

    How laconic everyman Terry Hempleman became a top leading man of Twin Cities theater

  • Arts

    September 14, 2005

    Dangling Modifier

    Copy-editor drama needs some revisions

  • Arts

    December 22, 2004

    The Year in Theater

    They laughed. They cried. They used the "F" word. They wore funny wigs... and we were there

  • Arts

    July 21, 2004

    Garbage House Beautiful

    The Jungle uncovers Harlem pack rats in Richard Greenberg play

  • Arts

    July 23, 2003

    War of the Worlds

    Kent Stephens's latest project is a play about a play about a rehearsal of a play about a novel

  • Arts

    April 23, 2003

    Psychotic Reaction

    'The Young Machines' manufactures a freak-out; 'The Perfect Crime' is guilty of silliness

  • Arts

    February 12, 2003

    Theater of Cruelty

    LaBute brutalizes us; Lonergan displays human kindness

  • Arts

    September 25, 2002

    Spy Vs. Spy

    The Jungle mounts a drama of identity flips and bathhouse swaps

  • News

    September 11, 2002

    Baby Please Don't Go

    Former Minnesotans Say the Twin Cities Cultural Scene Is Insular. Insecure. Unprofitable. Out of Touch. What Does It Mean to Live in an Artists' Paradise If Everyone Wants to Leave?

  • Arts

    November 21, 2001

    Torn Between Two Lovers

    What Do You Get When You Combine a Sailor, a Mortician, and a Pregnant Teen?

  • Arts

    December 15, 1999
  • Arts

    November 24, 1999

    Home and the World

    The Jungle portrays the scope of a small town; Pangea searches for the self in a faraway land

  • Arts

    September 22, 1999

    Twinkle, Twinkle Little Bat

    The Jungle Theater sends Salvador Dali through a looking glass in Lobster Alice; 15 Head presents Dracula as a messenger of modern anxiety

  • Arts

    April 15, 1998

    Touch of Evil

    Three is the (un)lucky number: Margot and Tony Wendice (Suzanne Koepplinger, J.C. Cutler) welcome Max Halliday (Terry Hempleman) into their unhappy home in Dial 'M' for Murder.

  • Arts

    January 28, 1998

    Talk Is Cheap

    I'll Be Your Mirror: John (Jim Lichtscheidl, right) rejects his gabby mentor, Robert (Richard Ooms, left), in David Mamet's reflexive play, A Life in the Theatre.

  • Arts

    January 14, 1998

    The Pilgrim's Progress

    Six Feet High and Rising: Storyteller Jim Stowell takes measure of water under the bridge in Three Rivers Meeting.

  • Arts

    October 8, 1997

    Papal Mâché

    The Jungle Always Rings Twice: Rosalie Tenseth and Bain Boehlke in the (premature?) revival of 1991's House of Blue Leaves.

  • Arts

    July 16, 1997

    Darwin, Reconsidered

    Beach Blanket Gecko: Nancy Plank, Paul Boesing, and Stephen D'Ambrose in Edward Albee's Seascape

  • Art

    December 18, 1996

    Comfort Food

    The Jungle Theater's production of Bus Stop is a deliciously realistic study of different kinds of love.

  • Arts

    December 13, 1995