The Jungle's production of the hit is musical and comedic gold
Dieter Bierbrauer leads another strong Theater Latte Da production
Bloomington Civic Theatre
More puppets being naughty
Paul Kolnik"The Scottsboro Boys" put on a happy faceOur review of The Scottsboro Boys at the Guthrie hits the stands today (click here to read). It's a compelling, complicated, intellectually charged musical (one more than worth seeing), although those involved surely can't help but look past the ... More >>
Welcome to the tundra: Jeremy Cohen joins the Playwrights' CenterThe Playwrights' Center announces today the hiring of Jeremy B. Cohen as Producing Artistic Director (the second in PWC history), slated to move to the Twin Cities in August and officially take his post the next month, at which time ... More >>
I'm about to write a review that kills my chances with two more women completely. That thought crossed my mind sitting in the audience of this show as I realized just how bad this show was.
As rave reviews go, they don't get much more ravier than this, about Jungle Theater grad Craig Wright's latest play Grace.
Is the Playwrights' Center alienating its local core--or are its critics just acting out?
The Playwrights' Center has announced the formation of a National Advisory Board with a mission including, but not limited to "opening doors for the Playwrights' Center and its emerging writers." A number of doors will assumedly be opening with a good deal of force, since a quick glance over the ... More >>
Local theater wins Tony Award Minneapolis's own Theatre de la Jeune Lune has been awarded the Regional Theatre Tony Award for 2005. Founded in France in 1978, Jeune Lune made Minneapolis its permanent home in 1985. Read more about this honor on their official website.
In praise of two not-quite Christmas shows
Theatre in the round buzzes; the Guthrie announces another manly season
Craig Lucas sends six characters in search of a tragedy
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?
Trying to Crack the Secret of Staging Your Own Show? Talk to the Center for Independent Artists.
Neil LaBute's theater of cruelty
The author of the Adventures of Herculina may have stumbled upon her career, but the results are anything but awkward
Penumbra Theatre's campaign to build an ambitious new stage has the makings of an epic drama--or a nonprofit tragedy
A series of workshops at the Playwrights' Center strips the dramatic process down to author, script, actor, and audience
Ajax scours the body politic in search of a conscience; The Chairs discovers the seat of all meaninglessness
He built a pair of wings for Shirley MacLaine, now he's showing us his closet
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.
Crying in the Chapel: Eric Bogosian's "Bitter Sauce" interprets Shakespeare's Sonnet 118 in Love's Fire: Fresh Numbers by Seven American Playwrights.