Liza Jessie Peterson modeled before becoming an actor and writer. She will perform her prison drama “The Peculiar Patriot” at Penumbra.
Updated: October 31, 2014, - 03:48 PM
Officials says that despite lingering debt at the northeast Minneapolis theater, other bookings are coming in and “things are looking up.”
Updated: October 27, 2014, - 10:32 PM
The writer, who lives in Minneapolis and teaches at Macalester, is the toast of fall for his sweeping tale of politics, violence and reggae superstar Bob Marley.
Updated: October 20, 2014, - 08:23 AM
REVIEW: Penumbra Theatre is known for being so consistently excellent that a misfire at the house that Lou Bellamy and August Wilson built has the potential to shock. Such is the case with “On the Way to Timbuktu.”
Updated: October 17, 2014, - 11:30 AM
A busy weekend in theater includes an area premiere of “On the Way to Timbuktu,” a work about the philosopher Spinoza and an adaptation of that feel-good novel, “1984.”
Updated: October 16, 2014, - 03:06 PM
REVIEW: Jazz Age meets Gershwin tunes and bootleggers in the fun-and-glitzymusical “Nice Work If You Can Get It.”
Updated: October 15, 2014, - 06:31 PM
Mixed Blood tackles a new play about the excesses, demands and contradictions of football — with four quarters and halftime.
Updated: October 09, 2014, - 07:52 PM
At Children’s Theatre, Sonja Parks tackles a dozen colorful characters in the premiere of the one-woman play “Seedfolks,” adapted by Paul Fleischman from his own children’s book.
Updated: October 06, 2014, - 12:54 PM
Sonja Parks and Jeffrey Hatcher on two very different solo shows that open this weekend.
Updated: October 06, 2014, - 08:59 AM