A new generation of artists showcase their work in 2014's New World Visions
A muddy script and uneven performances sidetrack this intriguing play
Thoughts on a handful of offerings at this year's theater festival
The touring performance artists are familiar but still fun
Neil Simon's autobiographical play goes behind the scenes of a '50s comedy show
Bringing out the humor and the menace in Pinter's play
Hairspray, Doubt, On the Spectrum, and more
Harold Pinter's dark play subjects family to "enhanced interrogation"
Photo courtesy Pillsbury House Theatre Stacy Karen RobinsonLooking for a different theatrical experience? Do you want food with that? For the 13th year, curators Laurie Carlos and e.g. bailey bring Non English Speaking Spoken Here: The Late Night Series to the Pillsbury House Theatre in M ... More >>
A sad curtain call as Skinner embarks on new journey
By Paul KolnikSilhouettes of history: "The Scottsboro Boys" at the GuthrieI just got out of The Scottsboro Boys at the Guthrie an hour ago and, while my full review will appear in the 8/18 CP, I wanted to offer some first impressions before then (it's the kind of show that one could write reams a ... More >>
Minneapolis Musical Theatre finds the beauty in Terrence McNally's wandering adaptation
Playwright Lisa D'Amour organizes a mosquito beauty pageant
Arthur Miller's 'Resurrection Blues' nails society's sins
A comedy troops through middle America
A pageant of stereotypes and a showcase of caddishness
Mary Worth stages a triumph of evil with Clive Barker's The History of the Devil
The Ministry of Cultural Warfare issues a manifesto for revolutionary sketch comedy: If all art is political, stay away from lousy politics
Park Square Theatre has a political awakening with the rabble-rousing Born Yesterday
Chez Pierre serves a feast of comic clowning; Leitmotif's cast makes the most of dramatic table scraps
Sam Shepard flails; Aurora Fire flames; Burning House Group fabulates
The Jungle Theater sends Salvador Dali through a looking glass in Lobster Alice; 15 Head presents Dracula as a messenger of modern anxiety
Luigi Pirandello's mystifying swan song, The Mountain Giants, ponders the stature of the artist
Outward Spiral stages a play about ennui and killings in Canada
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?
Good times: Canewell (Russel Andrews) and Floyd Barton (David Alan Anderson) dream of bringing the blues to Chicago in August Wilson's Seven Guitars
Truth or Consequences: Melinda Kordich and Nancy Gormley in Conversations About Hannah.
Orpheum Theatre Manager Fred Krohn has a contract with the city requiring that he book only union shows. Yet when he brought in the non-Equity 42nd St., the city looked the other way.
You Can Shoot Your Friends, You Can Shoot Your Nose, But You Can't Shoot Your Friend's Nose: Patrick Henning and Bob Beverage in Duel.
Fences playwright August Wilson