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An encounter years ago led to Alice Hoffman's new Holocaust-inspired novel.
Katie Steller is making this world a better place one cut at a time.
It probably won't mean much to you if you didn't watch the TV version, since it picks up where the series left off, with no recap.
"Glass Menagerie" actor Carey Cox says it should be actors with disabilities.
Mister Rogers is back in the neighborhood, with Tom Hanks in the role. Director Marielle Heller thinks we need the TV legend more than ever.
It's been a while, so here's what you need to know about the movie version of the TV series.
Leiber and Stoller's songs, including "On Broadway," power musical revue.
Nonspeaking part in her first play at Jungle Theater has led to a big year for Becca Hart.
Movie crams in the plot of the bestseller but forgets everything else.
Witty music and a breezy setting update Shakespeare's classic rom-com.
Bill Hader is great and some scenes have punch, but this sequel is a bumpy ride.
Producer Jim Burke's movies include "The Descendants," "Cedar Rapids," "Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter" and "Election."
To help you wrap your brain around these 30 crazy days, we've worked out your all-theater month.
Theater Mu's dark comedy says being biracial makes the dating puzzle even more puzzling.
Filmmaker found himself musing on his own family as he directed Cate Blanchett.
Story of bohemian missing mom focuses on clarity and connection.
Despite Haddish and McCarthy, there's more crime than comedy.
Sue Scott chuckles about it now, but her self-esteem took a serious hit when she was told she was let go from the radio show.
Guthrie commission from Lynn Nottage finds humor in a truck-stop kitchen.
With 142 shows, the Minnesota Fringe Festival offers a daunting smorgasbord.
In St. Paul, musical '42nd Street' plot makes no sense but who cares when the dancing is this much fun?
The plot makes no sense, but who cares when the dancing is this much fun?
There are many ideas in the Lynn Nottage's comedy premiering at the Guthrie. Also, many sandwiches.
Brad and Leo and Margot and Quentin team up for a throwback to Tinseltown, 1969.
Puppets depict the enormous impact tiny people have on a family in the comedy "Stinkers."
Every summer, St. Paul's Park Square Theatre brings a murder mystery to the stage.
Pointless remake reminds us that 1994's "Lion King" is an unimprovable gem.
Somebody asked somebody to write a comedy. It opens this weekend at the Jungle.
The Uber-set comedy succeeds when it lets Kumail Nanjiani rip.
Horror film is a "Midsommar" nightmare that will either creep you out or drive you out.
Ex-employee said her evaluations were downgraded after she complained about work conditions.
The drive-in theater has changed a lot, especially if it's been a while since you drove in.
History Theatre's musical, based on the Duluth murders, has become a fan fave.
Do you continue reading books you don't like? Or do you abandon them to find something better?
Review: The new "Spider-Man" works best when it feels like a modern romantic comedy.
Guthrie production finds all the best stuff in the classic musical, and a few new things, to boot.
FICTION: Two little girls' decisions affect an entire Russian city in a riveting debut.
A twist on Shakespeare's "Hamlet" reveals something else is rotten in the state of Denmark.
With a movie and a TV series coming in the next few days, Naomi Watts says things are looking up for female actors.
The fourth "Toy Story" shows that the funny, poignant franchise is far from done.
It took 14 drafts, dozens of songs and more than two years. But a revised Fringe work is finally ready for its debut.
Theater artists wrestle with warnings that prepare audiences but risk giving away too much.
In warm weather, these theaters meet you where you want to be: outside.
Emma Thompson is the lure in a workplace comedy that only occasionally rises to her level.
A new play depicts financial hotshots obsessing over deals. Humanity? Not so much.
On a weekend trip to Detroit, it's best to start at Motown Records and explore from there.
Review: This chilling play explores how sibling maids became murderers.
Songster's musical biography is weirdly wonderful.
Musical theater giants such as "Dear Evan Hansen" feature liars, robbers and killers — and those are the good guys.
Ranking musical protagonists, from the nicest to meanest. 1. Jean Valjean, “Les Misérables” — Saves lives, wins wars, raises orphans, unites lovers, steals bread.…
Bard misses his dead son and ignores his wife and daughters.
Review: Set at a silent retreat, the comedy/drama draws viewers' imaginations into discovering its secrets.
NONFICTION: The woman who was used as the poster child for welfare fraud in the 1970s had a grim and complicated life story.
A trained yoga instructor, Lauren Keating finds parallels between the boards and the mat for "Small Mouth Sounds."
Dorothy Sinha never turns down a cup of coffee, or a chance to make a new friend.
The 2019-20 season also features the return of "All Is Calm."
Ballet leaps to new heights, but the lead trips in his acting scenes.
A lifelong autophile, Mixed Blood Theatre's Jack Reuler deploys dozens of exotic vehicles for the company's biggest project to date.
More than 250 remarkable photos taken mostly by Norwegians show lives of immigrants.
Review: The play's characters are trapped in a playground game or an existential nightmare. Maybe both.
Despite a gender reversal of the usual roles, there's something painfully retro about the movie.
A new musical follows the daring exploits of Betty Pack, a Minnesota native who helped defeat the Nazis.
A Guthrie newcomer supervised the installation of a 6-ton pool for the Tony Award-winning "Metamorphoses."
FICTION: Two suitors compete for the affection of the future president. One may surprise readers.
Reminders of earlier Avengers films and a welcome dose of humor make for a good "Endgame."
Identical twins are finally acting in the same theater.
Fiction: A woman writes about her artist mother, in the form of an exhibition catalog.
As a professor, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel shaped generations of top American theater talent.
A new comedy at Yellow Tree Theatre also makes a sharp political point.
Murderers confront moral dilemmas in sci-fi "High Life."
A guide to navigating hundreds of titles at the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival.
Tim Burton's "Dumbo" remake adds dimensions to the beloved cartoon.
With 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch,' Minneapolis theater sparks dialogue on gender identity and casting
Theater Latté Da knew casting a cisgender actor to star in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" would start a conversation.
The big-nosed title character looms large, but he's just one in a trio of characters at the Guthrie.
Review: A vacationing family battles doppelgänger enemies.
Big Business rules in an 80-year-old musical that doesn't feel that old.
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