A short history of an art form's long passing
Actors thrive in David Mamet's legendary tale
Gimme Noise gave up watching Hollywood movie awards ceremonies some time back, and Al Pacino is one of the reasons why. Al Pacino is awesome, but these days, Al Pacino is also old, out-of-sorts, bedraggled, confused. Spiffed and tailored and rattily tuxed, Al Pacino isn't aware that even though n ... More >>
The Jungle explores the teacher-protégé relationship
Racial tension lurks above and beneath the surface of Neil LaBute's movie
Park Square's production examines what makes a monster
The best DVDs of '07 made old movies feel new again
A revived David Mamet play takes a cynical look at the notion of progress
at the Jungle Theater through October 14 (612.822.7063)
Spielberg's weighty take on vengeance is a tad lopsided
You scrubbed radioactive toilets. You fleeced tots at carnivals. You ground the beaks off baby birds. You sent City Pages your summer job stories--and we didn't even give you minimum wage in return.
Hollywood auteur-cum-harlot cops a convoluted plea in 'Spartan'
Unscrubbed theater for the well-groomed Guthrie-goer
Theatrical eccentric John O'Donoghue assaults dramatic conventions--and the stray security guard--to create a new kind of show
Women make up well more than half of the Guthrie's audience, but less than 10 percent of its produced playwrights. Is this a tragedy or a farce?
'Nine Queens' frames Argentina's economic implosion as the ultimate confidence game
A First-Time Male Director Markets His Vision to the Other Half
Ricky Jay Collects Buried Tales of Hunger Artists and Crucifix Crooners
Audiences storm the stage. Actors suffer gastrointestinal distress. Backstage confessions of theater gone terribly, terribly wrong.
Neil LaBute's theater of cruelty
Uzbek beauties! Swedish peaceniks! Iranian mummies! A guide to the high-wire act otherwise known as the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival.
Two buildings, one loan: A tragedy in three acts
Hannibal equates the viewer with its own insatiable hunger artist
Willem Dafoe plays a ghoul playing a ghoul in Shadow of the Vampire
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.
Park Square players: Executive director Stephen Lockwood and artistic director Richard Cook.
The 1997 Tongue-on-the-Flagpole Awards
Fences playwright August Wilson