In the latest high-culture appropriation of hip hop, North Hennepin Community College Theatre Ensemble is putting on a rap version of The Bacchae, an old-school Greek tragedy written by ancient MC Euripides, who rocked the Dionysia and sonned the competition circa 406 B.C.
The director of 'JFK' was plotting his latest countermyth in 2001
All the dirt (and blood and music) on Frank's Euripides hybrid
Nasty people take over at Mixed Blood and CalibanCo
Twin Cities Greek revival continues, this time with puppets
Winnipeg's avant-garde auteur Guy Maddin comes in from the cold
Submitting to the sadistic novels of Bruce Wagner
In Praise of Murderous Hookers, Heroic Zoroastrians, and the Ghosts of Garage Sales Storm. Plus: We viciously slag off the Andrews sisters and an embarrassing Wonder Woman costume!
Theatre de la Jeune Lune conjures a satisfyingly murderous Medea
Medea Bali gives a kecak kick to Euripides' shtick
Neil LaBute's theater of cruelty
The Guthrie stages a giddy Twelfth Night in the Roaring 1600s; Theater and Performance Co. creates a spectacle of surprise