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Professional Theater Companies

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2009

    Newsweek covers Tony Kushner in Minnesota

    The famed writer of Angels in America is sharing his spotlight.

  • News

    January 28, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 5, 2009

    Guthrie Theater's Joe Dowling makes more than NYC peers?

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  • News

    December 24, 2008
  • Blogs

    August 8, 2008
  • Arts

    July 23, 2008

    Brave New Workshop: Sharp as ever after 50 years

    Throwing knives at critics hasn't undercut the group's popularity

  • Arts

    July 2, 2008

    Final Act

    Jeune Lune's artistic director discusses the renowned theater company's demise

  • Arts

    August 22, 2007

    Breaking All the Rules

    What is Workhaus thinking? They let writers produce plays that no one has ever seen!.

  • Arts

    August 15, 2007

    New Horizons

    After 30 years at Jeune Lune, cofounder Barbra Berlovitz explores another stage in her career

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2006
  • Arts

    December 7, 2005

    The Year in Theater

    The Greeks, the geeks, the freaks, the dualistic representations of the Argentine distaff underclass--all the best of Twin Cities drama circa 2005

  • Arts

    July 13, 2005

    Backstage Drama

    Is the Playwrights' Center alienating its local core--or are its critics just acting out?

  • Arts

    June 16, 2004

    Aycking To Be

    Edwin Strout strives to give a comic hero his proper due

  • Arts

    May 19, 2004

    What Rhymes With Frolicsomeness?

    The Guthrie hijacks 'The Pirates of Penzance'

  • Arts

    December 10, 2003

    The Year in Theater

    Last year my boss sent me to sit in a dark room for 150 nights. Here's what I took away from the ordeal.

  • Arts

    July 23, 2003

    War of the Worlds

    Kent Stephens's latest project is a play about a play about a rehearsal of a play about a novel

  • News

    March 19, 2003

    A Woman's Work is Never Done

    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?

  • Arts

    April 24, 2002

    A World Without Tutus

    Civic boosters are proud of the Twin Cities' theaters, orchestras, museums, and literary centers. so what happened to the ballet?

  • Arts

    January 23, 2002

    Together

    A Small Cadre of Theater Artists Prove the Value of Company

  • Arts

    December 5, 2001
  • Arts

    October 31, 2001

    Projectile Criticism

    Assuring Theatrical Quality Through a Well-Armed Director

  • Arts

    April 18, 2001

    The Trouper

    How to win over critics and lose money, sleep, and ambition: A life in local theater

  • Arts

    July 12, 2000
  • Arts

    May 17, 2000
  • Arts

    April 26, 2000

    Footsteps

    After a storybook career on the stage, dancer and choreographer Lise Houlton helms the troupe her mother founded, Minnesota Dance Theater

  • Arts

    December 15, 1999
  • Arts

    October 6, 1999

    Trading Places

    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

  • Arts

    September 8, 1999

    Shadow and Act

    Penumbra Theatre's campaign to build an ambitious new stage has the makings of an epic drama--or a nonprofit tragedy

  • Arts

    April 28, 1999
  • Arts

    November 18, 1998
  • News

    September 16, 1998

    The Customer is Always Right

    For nearly 60 years, the Old Log Theater has practiced the art of making a profit

  • Feature

    July 29, 1998
  • Feature

    May 1, 1998

    Much To-Do

    Richard Iglewski's sense of play and artistry extend from Shakespearean drama to Eastern music

  • Arts

    March 18, 1998

    The Big House

    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?

  • Arts

    March 4, 1998

    Day Trippers

    Rent Hike: A leggy landlady (Lola Lesheim) makes paying rent a kind of murder for her pulp-writing tenant (Paul Smith) in Killers

  • Arts

    January 14, 1998

    The Pilgrim's Progress

    Six Feet High and Rising: Storyteller Jim Stowell takes measure of water under the bridge in Three Rivers Meeting.

  • Arts

    December 24, 1997
  • Arts

    December 10, 1997

    I'm Dreaming of a Green Christmas

    When Santa cuts back on grant money, local theaters turn to their holiday shows to change coal into cash.

  • News

    October 29, 1997

    The Show Must Go On

    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.

  • Arts

    May 21, 1997

    Mending Fences

    The Twin Cities' most celebrated playwright and their most prominent theater finally meet--under questionable circumstances.

  • Arts

    October 23, 1996
  • Arts

    June 12, 1996
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