Some strong performances and spectacle don't save this iconic musical
Walking Shadow's latest is funny, frank, and a bit unsettling
Park Square's newest show makes for tense, funny theater
The charms of the Bloomington Civic Theatre can't set this musical afloat
Theater Forever's latest production emphasizes the senselessness and brutality of war
The latest riff on A Raisin in the Sun has its ups and downs
Alt-J With Hundred Waters Varsity Theater, Minneapolis April 1, 2013 After Alt-J's convincing Minneapolis debut at a crowded Triple Rock back in September, the hotly-tipped U.K. quartet raised the stakes a bit with their Twin Cities return at a sold-out Varsity Theater on Monday night. And while mu ... More >>
Jungle Theater's newest play doesn't live up to its tightly knit script
The last year was the kind that made me glad to be a theater critic in such a thriving community. So much so that the annual top 10 list barely scratched the surface of the high quality shows on display on Twin Cities stages during the last 12 months. So, for a slightly deeper look, here are the ... More >>
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City Pages is pleased to announce that arts and entertainment writer Ed Huyck has joined our cast in the role of theater critic. He is charged with the enviable but daunting task of covering one of the most vibrant theater cultures in America, a scene that includes more than 100 performing ar ... More >>
InterpolAugust 14, 2010First AvenueThey looked a little bit different this time, but there was no mistaking it: Interpol are still Interpol. After now-former bassist (and by far the most recognizable band member) Carlos D quietly exited stage left this past May, it was a little unclear how that v ... More >>
We just received an update from the Walker Art Center announcing its summer events, and the release came with this surprising twist: "Due to the density of programming being organized by the Walker, Music & Movies in Loring Park will take a hiatus this summer." For those who live near Loring ... More >>
Minneapolis tradition serves up 11 days packed with theater performances: Get your reviews here
Bobrauschen-bergamerica messes with convention
They laughed. They cried. They used the "F" word. They wore funny wigs... and we were there
Kent Stephens's latest project is a play about a play about a rehearsal of a play about a novel
With scripts by Kevin Kling and Lee Blessing, the Illusion and Guthrie Theaters go forward into the past
A dopey plot sinks Theatre Latté Da's roller-skating musical
Audiences storm the stage. Actors suffer gastrointestinal distress. Backstage confessions of theater gone terribly, terribly wrong.
Park Square's Communicating Doors showcases three dead women, one hotel room, and a publicist with a journalist doppelgänger
Ethiopian Jews return to the Promised Land at the Mixed Blood; Leopold and Loeb kill again at the Actors Theater of Minnesota
Chez Pierre serves a feast of comic clowning; Leitmotif's cast makes the most of dramatic table scraps
Revisiting the AIDS crisis with Angels in America; remembering Anne Frank as a universal optimist
Ajax scours the body politic in search of a conscience; The Chairs discovers the seat of all meaninglessness
With her comic new play, Minneapolis writer Bridget Carpenter gives new meaning to the term "Blue Christmas"
Thirty-four years ago, LeRoi Jones's Dutchman sent American race relations careening on a New York subway. Where's the end of the line?
You are the wind beneath my wings: Otto Lilienthal (Brian Baumgartner), a German flight pioneer, inspires the Wright brothers in Hidden Theatre's Disturbed by the Wind.
Being black and gay is seen by some as double . But playwright Djola Branner disputes that notion, And his play, Homos in the House, which premieres this month, shows how such attitudes create stigma, erect barriers, and inhibit HIV/AIDS prevention
Theatre de la Jeune Lune's The Pursuit of Happiness is a trip to the dark side of the moon.