Girl Friday tackles the surreal, sometimes obtuse Tennessee Williams play
Ten Thousand Things strips down Tennesee Williams's classic for a heart-rending show
Director Joel Sass and cast take on one of the funniest plays ever written—and deliver
Pimm's Negroni $8.50W.A Frost & Company 374 Selby Ave., St. Paul 651.224.5715; W.A. Frost website Sitting at the historic bar at W.A. Frost & Company is always a lovely experience. The soaring ceilings covered in intricate tin, rich dark woodwork, and vintage lantern-style ligh ... More >>
With Valentine's Day falling on a Tuesday this year, we're guessing that many folks will procrastinate on putting together any special plans. But just because you elected to wait until Monday doesn't mean that you can't still plan something awesome for your sweetheart. Looking for ideas? We've p ... More >>
Slow to start but offers thrilling second act
Hairspray, Doubt, On the Spectrum, and more
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 >>
Production follows well-worn tracks but doesn't go far enough
Seems Ricardo Antonio Chavira will be traveling from Wisteria Lane to Elysian Fields Avenue this summer. Today the Guthrie announced that the Desperate Housewives player will be appearing in the iconic role of Stanley Kowalski in Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire. Now, St ... More >>
White Rabbits conquer the underground rock scene, one thick novel at a time
Paisley swirls sell, but where is the soul of San Francisco?
Cue, the fine-dining restaurant in the new Guthrie, neatly combines high food ethics and high style
Nick Carraway shoulders the weight of a great big theater. Could he just give a speech instead?
Torch Theater's simmering 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof'
Hard week, obviously. The following short list of some of my favorite New Orleans records, books, movies, and plays does in fact trivialize the effects of hurricane Katrina. It's meant in tribute. Here's the Red Cross link. King Oliver, "Dipper Mouth Blues" Jelly Roll Morton, "Grandpa's Spells" ... More >>
Stacia Rice stars in a wrenching production of 'Streetcar'
In Trece Lunas' latest show, the revolution will not be organized
You swore you'd never watch a hemophiliac raise the spirit of a dead cat again. And then the Fringe Festival returned.
Tripping with Tennessee Williams's Fallen Priest in 'Night of the Iguana'
Starting gate whistles dixie; TRP sings praise
Tennessee Williams's directions on burning down the house
'8 Mile' charts Eminem's path from poverty to self-empowerment
What you missed while mainstream rap was sleeping
Martin Short's bloated talk-show parody, Primetime Glick, lacks an appetite for destruction
Nilo Cruz's island romance has no freedom from the tyranny of melodrama
The Ministry of Cultural Warfare issues a manifesto for revolutionary sketch comedy: If all art is political, stay away from lousy politics
Outward Spiral examines a transgendered vaudevillian; the Jungle visits the wounded world of Tennessee Williams
A gloomy Tartuffe celebrates the end of sincerity; A Streetcar Named Desire sets off for the other side of the tracks
Fefu and Her Friends shows the senseless side of sisterhood; The Glass Menagerie makes heartbreak look happy; Indigo Blues explores the looniness of Southern living
Truth or Consequences: Melinda Kordich and Nancy Gormley in Conversations About Hannah.