A rough and inevitably incomplete guide to the taxonomy of spoilers
Thoughts on a handful of offerings at this year's theater festival
The life-sized puppet at the center of the story the steals the Tony Award-winning show
Jungle Theater's newest play doesn't live up to its tightly knit script
The modernized play deals with life, death, and heartbreak for two lovers
Play is really nothing to crow about
Harold Pinter's dark play subjects family to "enhanced interrogation"
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 >>
Playwright and actor Regina TaylorThe Playwrights' Center is partnering up with the Goodman Theatre in presenting staged readings of a new trilogy of works by Regina Taylor called The Trinity River Plays. The readings, which are free and open to the public, take place tonight and tomorrow night. ... More >>
What is Workhaus thinking? They let writers produce plays that no one has ever seen!.
Minneapolis Musical Theatre finds the beauty in Terrence McNally's wandering adaptation
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!
Moody illumination is the bright spot of the 'The Blue Room'
Remembering Playwright Todd Irvine; Praising Actor Edwin Strout
Onetime Mardi Gras queen and current avant-garde playwright Lisa D'Amour looks for the sinister side of our fairy tales
How to win over critics and lose money, sleep, and ambition: A life in local theater
Side Man hangs out with hipsters; Dracula misses the jugular
Pitting the black middle class against its poorer neighbors; matching young lovers with their geriatric selves
In a drama of mistaken identities, superproducer Cameron Mackintosh brings a musical to a nonprofit stage, while the Guthrie claims a cut of the residuals
The amazing Jodi Kellogg changes her parts more often than most people change their socks. Who is she this time?
With her comic new play, Minneapolis writer Bridget Carpenter gives new meaning to the term "Blue Christmas"
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
Attention Ragstock Shoppers: '70s styling in Lanford Wilson's Fifth of July