The famed writer of Angels in America is sharing his spotlight.
Green Day's lumbering concept opus barges into the world of musical theater.
The gist: Things are shitty in MPLS, but slightly less shitty than the average American city, thanks in part to a robust health care industry. Another silver lining: local theater companies are thriving as Twin Citians flock there to escape reality.
Throwing knives at critics hasn't undercut the group's popularity
Jeune Lune's artistic director discusses the renowned theater company's demise
What is Workhaus thinking? They let writers produce plays that no one has ever seen!.
After 30 years at Jeune Lune, cofounder Barbra Berlovitz explores another stage in her career
The Greeks, the geeks, the freaks, the dualistic representations of the Argentine distaff underclass--all the best of Twin Cities drama circa 2005
Is the Playwrights' Center alienating its local core--or are its critics just acting out?
Edwin Strout strives to give a comic hero his proper due
The Guthrie hijacks 'The Pirates of Penzance'
Last year my boss sent me to sit in a dark room for 150 nights. Here's what I took away from the ordeal.
Kent Stephens's latest project is a play about a play about a rehearsal of a play about a novel
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?
Civic boosters are proud of the Twin Cities' theaters, orchestras, museums, and literary centers. so what happened to the ballet?
A Small Cadre of Theater Artists Prove the Value of Company
Assuring Theatrical Quality Through a Well-Armed Director
How to win over critics and lose money, sleep, and ambition: A life in local theater
After a storybook career on the stage, dancer and choreographer Lise Houlton helms the troupe her mother founded, Minnesota Dance Theater
In a drama of mistaken identities, superproducer Cameron Mackintosh brings a musical to a nonprofit stage, while the Guthrie claims a cut of the residuals
Penumbra Theatre's campaign to build an ambitious new stage has the makings of an epic drama--or a nonprofit tragedy
For nearly 60 years, the Old Log Theater has practiced the art of making a profit
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?
Rent Hike: A leggy landlady (Lola Lesheim) makes paying rent a kind of murder for her pulp-writing tenant (Paul Smith) in Killers
Six Feet High and Rising: Storyteller Jim Stowell takes measure of water under the bridge in Three Rivers Meeting.
When Santa cuts back on grant money, local theaters turn to their holiday shows to change coal into cash.
Orpheum Theatre Manager Fred Krohn has a contract with the city requiring that he book only union shows. Yet when he brought in the non-Equity 42nd St., the city looked the other way.
The Twin Cities' most celebrated playwright and their most prominent theater finally meet--under questionable circumstances.