Despite a star cast, the Jane Austen-based play is about as sharp as a stick of soft butter
From pratfalls to disco balls and everything in between
This year's A Christmas Carol at the Guthrie isn't J.C. Cutler's first go around with the show, or even the first time he's played a version of Scrooge, but it will be the first time the veteran Twin Cities actor has donned the grey whiskers as the older misanthropic miser.
Joe Dowling: this man would like to sell you a theater ticketThe Guthrie Theater's Joe Dowling on Tuesday announced the upcoming 2010-11 season, which is going to include talent both local and international, balancing Shaw and Shakespeare with a world premiere. While there are no fiery surprises, ... More >>
Workhaus Collective stages a distinctly loopy love story
Be inspired by everything from an anime festival to a film noir microcinema
The production pillories bureaucratic incompetence
Not starring in this staging of Tom Stoppard's classic: Glenn Close, Jeremy Irons, Peter Gallagher, and Cynthia Nixon
Nick Carraway shoulders the weight of a great big theater. Could he just give a speech instead?
Facing the pressure of a momentous Hamlet, the Guthrie says uncle
The Guthrie Theater's Joe Dowling, after reportedly conducting a national seach and auditioning more than 150 actors, announced today that Santino Fontana will play the title role in Hamlet. Fontana, a 2004 graduate of the University of Minnesota, is 23 years old, and Dowling cited his ability to p ... More >>
'His Girl Friday' has charm, but doesn't deliver
Headline writer succumbs to "Extra! Extra!" cliché in advertising "Front Page" preview
The Playwrights' Center has announced the formation of a National Advisory Board with a mission including, but not limited to "opening doors for the Playwrights' Center and its emerging writers." A number of doors will assumedly be opening with a good deal of force, since a quick glance over the ... More >>
The Guthrie's Day-Glo 'As You Like It'
The Guthrie hijacks 'The Pirates of Penzance'
Theatre in the round buzzes; the Guthrie announces another manly season
The Guthrie's 'Three Sisters' turns wallowing into wonderwork
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?
The Guthrie stages a giddy Twelfth Night in the Roaring 1600s; Theater and Performance Co. creates a spectacle of surprise
In productions by the Guthrie and Mixed Blood, history belongs to the rioters
Good plays, bad plays, and the drama of real estate--plus the thespians talk back
The Guthrie tries to act the part of class clown with a straight rendition of The School for Scandal
The Guthrie's search for new digs casts the company in a Minneapolis development drama
Richard Iglewski's sense of play and artistry extend from Shakespearean drama to Eastern music
Public politicking. Cautious programming. Retail-style marketing. Has the Guthrie Theater, with its 1,300 seats and $40 million endowment, become a prisoner of the community that built it?
I Killed My Father...Now Kiss Me!: Christy Mahon
To cure the patient, you must know the disease.
When Santa cuts back on grant money, local theaters turn to their holiday shows to change coal into cash.