Minnesota Fringe Festival celebrates 20 years in 2013
Theater Forever's latest production emphasizes the senselessness and brutality of war
Play's strength is of-the-moment jokes and observations
John Ferguson -- whose eponymous theater company brought us innovative productions such as You're My Favorite Kind of Pretty, Super Monkey, and Animal Farm -- has got a new name for his company, a broader vision, and ambitious plans. The group will open its first show, A Bun for a Door Handle, th ... More >>
In case you didn't know, Minneapolis has a city right next door to it that has tons of fun stuff to do. For Minneapolites who are driving instead of biking in the winter months, there really is nothing stopping you from heading over to the other side of the river for some new comedy by a few youn ... More >>
Photo courtesy Hardcover Theater There's something special about a well-produced tale of terror on stage. It can be a single person reciting a bit of Lovecraft or Poe or a full production full of howling wind, mysterious footsteps, and creaks in the floorboards. Part of this is fairly obv ... More >>
Preview before you go
Crist Ballas/Zach CurtisActually, her eyes are somewhat like the sun . . . We're a week out from Classical Actors Ensemble's The Complete Sonnets Festival at Intermedia Arts, but this could turn out to be a hot ticket. All 154 of Shakespeare's sonnets will be performed, in one form or a ... More >>
Quinton Skinner recaps the most deserving productions
A staging of Orwell's classic is uncomfortable but necessary
Jon Ferguson squares off against America's #1 sea monster
Not Reviewed Here: Another 140 Fringe Plays. Sorry.
Hurricanes, war, avian flu, locust plagues, that annoying song you couldn't get out of your head. It wasn't the greatest of all possible years. Nor was it halfway decent. But to prove that it wasn't all bad, we asked 29 writers to rave about the ar
War is hell. Strange wartime play is heavenly.
(Okay, a few of the performers in the nation's biggest Fringe Festival aren't nude. but a lot of them are.)