Keira Knightley blossoms as the Russian literary heroine on the silver screen
Bathroom humor: "Sh!tlisted" at the BLBYes, some healthy mourning for the end of summer might well be in order, but the bitter pill is at least sweetened by a distinct sense that the theater season is picking up again. This weekend I'll be at Pillsbury House for Vigil and the Jungle for The Glass ... 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 >>
Most famous for penning Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, which re-imagined The Wizard of Oz and was transformed into a hit Broadway musical, Gregory Maguire has carved himself a literary niche by looking at fairy tales and children's stories from a differ ... More >>
The Guthrie knows Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing by heart
Not starring in this staging of Tom Stoppard's classic: Glenn Close, Jeremy Irons, Peter Gallagher, and Cynthia Nixon
Theatre Pro Rata is pulling off a nifty trick: staging repertory productions of Hamlet and Rosencrantz and Guidenstern are Dead. Hamlet is, or course, Shakespeare's relatively well known brood-fest, while Rosencrantz is a farce by Tom Stoppard that tells the same story from the point of view of two ... More >>
Joan Allen makes it look hard in 'Yes'
Slither and Arcadia Each Deal with Their Own Snakes in the Grass
The Jungle mounts a drama of identity flips and bathhouse swaps
Audiences storm the stage. Actors suffer gastrointestinal distress. Backstage confessions of theater gone terribly, terribly wrong.
The Ministry of Cultural Warfare issues a manifesto for revolutionary sketch comedy: If all art is political, stay away from lousy politics
Tom Stoppard scripts a love song to classical literature; Gwendolyn Schwinke revisits Sodom
In the Jungle's latest play, Victorian womanhood learns about feminism from the droppings of history
Macbeth struts and frets its hours upon the stage; Largo Desolato makes Big Brother one of the family
Park Square players: Executive director Stephen Lockwood and artistic director Richard Cook.
I Am He As You Are He As You Are Me, And We Are All Together: Danny Hoch mimics all in a show at Walker Art Center.
Desdemona: a play about a handkerchief