A great portrayal of Langston Hughes
Park Square Theatre
A man's plans are thwarted by his aunt's refusal to die
by Travis AndersonPucker up and die, dammit: Shirley Venard and Steve Hendrickson in "Vigil" at Pillsbury HouseThere is an unwritten law that thou shalt not open a new show over a holiday such as Labor Day weekend, which makes a lot of sense: with the tail end of summer having arrived much too fa ... More >>
Petronella YtsmaNo shit, Sherlock: Craig Johnson as Oscar Wilde and Steve Hendrickson as Sherlock Holmes chew the fatFriday night was the opener for Sherlock Homes and the Case of the Jersey Lily at Park Square, and it was impressively close to a full house for an early-summer night out. The show ... More >>
Fences, Blackbird round out best plays of the year
Workhaus Collective, History Theatre introduce strong new plays
Penumbra's take on August Wilson's play is powerful
If these walls could talk...wait a minute, they are talking!
What did bin Laden do to deserve a Minneapolis show trial?
The first-annual Ameriprise Financial Ivey awards went down Monday night, and the State Theatre's main floor was nearly full of members from all levels of the Twin Cities theater community. It's fair to say that there was some ambivalence
Ten thousand things strips down a Shakespearean monster
Scenes from a marriage; tales from when puppets ruled the earth
Brave New Workshop returns to its old coliseum; the Guthrie takes a stab at Caesar
Writers face off in Collected Stories; a musical composer makes unmerry in Merrily We Roll Along
With divine performances and kooky cosmology, the second part of Angels in America descends on the Pillsbury House Theatre
Revisiting the AIDS crisis with Angels in America; remembering Anne Frank as a universal optimist
A series of workshops at the Playwrights' Center strips the dramatic process down to author, script, actor, and audience
The Guthrie Lab's Lysistrata withholds the loving that launched a thousand ships; Hidden Theatre's The Dying Gaul wields sex as a weapon
The Jungle Theater's production of Bus Stop is a deliciously realistic study of different kinds of love.