The Guthrie sticks a little too close to the historic play's commedia dell'arte style
Hairspray, Doubt, On the Spectrum, and more
Alan Moore, Louis C.K., Bethany Larson, and more
Ten Thousand Things Theater succeeds again
Ten Thousand Things
Michal DanielBradley Greenwald (with wolf) cops a feel; Steven Epp objects Our spotlight review of the Jungle's The Mystery of Irma Vep will appear in tomorrow's City Pages; in the meantime here are some first thoughts based on last Saturday's opening weekend performance.
Michal DanielPutting our best men on it: Steven Epp and Bradley Greenwald in "Irma Vep" The nirvana of the front-porch/back-deck, cool-drink-in-hand state of mind is certainly exerting its pull right now in these climes. But there's still plenty of time for culture (and you need something to t ... More >>
Dominique SerrandA barefoot Steven Epp in "The House Can't Stand"It's turning out to be a season for catching up with some members of the late Theatre de la Jeune Lune. First was the excellent ex-Jeune Lune/Workhaus Collective Fissures at the Humana Festival in Louisville. Now opening thi ... More >>
Steven Epp and Jim Lichtscheidl harness a precious alchemy
Ambiguity reigns in Guthrie's skillful version of Pinter's drama
Jeune Leune's latest hints at big ideas, but leaves them half-expressed
Jeune Lune's 'The Deception' takes a cynical look at romance
The morning after 'Figaro,' the count is still a royal pain and the people are revolting
Jeune Lune does right by Kafka's unfinished 'Amerika'
The Greeks, the geeks, the freaks, the dualistic representations of the Argentine distaff underclass--all the best of Twin Cities drama circa 2005
Jeune Lune's spartan 'Little Prince'
Jeune Lune unearths Astor Piazzolla's despairing tango opera
Jeune Lune's production of Molière's tragicomedy is stylish, yet lacking in substance
Figaro without the fig leaf; Fugard's prison drama: No curtain, just bars
'The Seagull' and 'Tick, Tick...Boom!' examine the art of being an artist
In Praise of Murderous Hookers, Heroic Zoroastrians, and the Ghosts of Garage Sales Storm. Plus: We viciously slag off the Andrews sisters and an embarrassing Wonder Woman costume!
'The Nuns' tumbles into a rave review
Theatre de la Jeune Lune conjures a satisfyingly murderous Medea
We sent a team of trained researchers and documentarians into the wilds of the Twin Cities in search of music in its native habitat. Here are the field notes from Friday, February 15--the day that would not end.
With buckets of water and monstrous babies, Jeune Lune turns Gulliver's Travels into a woolly trip
Jeune Lune barks at the moon with a dark and desolate Hamlet
The best and worst of 150 nights spent in a dark room. Plus: Dramatic hypotheses, and thespians speak out.
Clowning through Gogol at Jeune Lune; blustering through horror at the Fitzgerald
Theatre de la Jeune Lune's The Magic Flute looks less like the Ring cycle and more like a three-ring circus
Theatre de la Jeune Lune's The Golem shapes a feast from clay; Guthrie Lab's Sweeney Todd makes mincemeat of paupers
A gloomy Tartuffe celebrates the end of sincerity; A Streetcar Named Desire sets off for the other side of the tracks