Ten Thousand Things turns the classic production on its head -- and it's great
The latest riff on A Raisin in the Sun has its ups and downs
The Guthrie collaboration between Mark Rylance and Louis Jenkins is like Waiting for Godot with ice fishing
Park Square Theatre's production boasts a strong creative team for an entertaining, but poorly written musical
Jungle finds heart in this thrilling production
A journey of discovery
Hitchcock spoof makes all the right moves
(Coming soon: Ananya Dance Theatre. Photo by V. Paul Virtucio)Now in its second century as an entertainment and performance space, the Southern Theater has released its full schedule for 2010 and 2011. According to the press release, this season will feature work by 27 choreographers and over ... More >>
Steven Epp and Jim Lichtscheidl harness a precious alchemy
The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide... and Tiny Kushner at the Guthrie now
New ghost in town is haunting holiday standards
The tiny theater company celebrates 25 years as a launching pad for local talent
The production pillories bureaucratic incompetence
'The Pillowman' Is a Pitch-Black Comedy About the Desperate Stories We All Tell Ourselves
Penumbra's Get Ready delivers a hilarious grudge match set to music
Jeune Lune loses the devil in the details
How laconic everyman Terry Hempleman became a top leading man of Twin Cities theater
(Okay, a few of the performers in the nation's biggest Fringe Festival aren't nude. but a lot of them are.)
Opening Fringe weekend has come and gone. City Pages will offer full coverage in this Wednesday's issue, but here are a few notes. I saw ten shows this weekend, which I wouldn't particularly recommend to anyone--although the recurring faces I saw at many venues suggested that some were pursuing even ... More >>
Maggie Chestovich has that ineffable quality, sometimes called "presence" or "it" or "that ineffable quality," that makes you remember a performance long after the rest of the play has turned into brain ether. Originally from Falcon Heights, she's worked with most of the major theater companies in t ... More >>
The Guthrie's Day-Glo 'As You Like It'
Jeune Lune's production of Molière's tragicomedy is stylish, yet lacking in substance
You swore you'd never watch a hemophiliac raise the spirit of a dead cat again. And then the Fringe Festival returned.
Last year my boss sent me to sit in a dark room for 150 nights. Here's what I took away from the ordeal.
Roll over Sir Tyrone: The Guthrie's piss-takes and funky chickens
Writers face off in Collected Stories; a musical composer makes unmerry in Merrily We Roll Along
Side Man hangs out with hipsters; Dracula misses the jugular
Clowning through Gogol at Jeune Lune; blustering through horror at the Fitzgerald
Two plays use high moral oratory as a vehicle for drama
The Guthrie tries to act the part of class clown with a straight rendition of The School for Scandal
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.