Shakespeare, comic books -- for the Avengers auteur, it's all the same thing
Tyler Flory is a teacher at Main Street School of Performing Arts in Hopkins. His Music Class column ties together his job and his music fandom in a neat little package. A staple of 9th grade English is reading Shakespeare. He is arguably the greatest playwright who has ever lived, and his legend c ... More >>
More hits than misses for popular play
Michal DanielPutting our best men on it: Steven Epp and Bradley Greenwald in "Irma Vep" The nirvana of the front-porch/back-deck, cool-drink-in-hand state of mind is certainly exerting its pull right now in these climes. But there's still plenty of time for culture (and you need something to t ... More >>
On the Information Superhighway
Summer Guide: Culture
Choice enters the system! In the event that I roll a 20 on the dice, I get to choose what show I see I started my day that way, and chose to see a sho ... More >>
A recap of my daughter's favorite shows for parents, the young and the young-at-heart. Also, a few words about "The Chasm: Two Prevailing Winds of Gabriela Mistral."
Spotlight: Hamlet meets Star Wars at Hennepin Stages
Mad Peeaire would like to talk to you about Aristotle, Wilde, Blake, Freud--and his childhood memories of a goat-buggering orgy. Why won't you listen?
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 >>
At the Guthrie Lab
Needcompany gets the "big black ball" of tragedy on a roll
Actor-director Kenneth Branagh enters his Love's Labour's Lost in this year's musical movie sweepstakes
University lectures on tape may be the most middlebrow product since Reader's Digest. So what's wrong with that?
The Wig That Launched 1,000 Ships: Camilla Little squeaks out Helen in Troilus and Cressida.