Guthrie announces more shows for its Dowling Studio

  • Article by: ROHAN PRESTON , Star Tribune
  • Updated: July 2, 2013 - 10:32 AM

Sun Mee Chomet and Carlyle Brown are among those who will be featured in performances at the Dowling Studio.

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Actors Sun Mee Chomet, left, and Katie Hae Leo, right, earlier performed shows directed by Zaraawar Mistry at Dreamland Arts in St. Paul.

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The Guthrie Theater has announced shows for its studio space in the 2013-14 season, the first season under studio programming director Lauren Ignaut.

It kicks off with Kyle Loven’s “Moon Show 143,” a work about global lunar myths, directed by Nick Hubbard (Sept. 14-18, 2013).

Sun Mee Chomet’s “How to Be a Korean Woman,” a one-person show about a Korean adoptee’s search for her birth mother that sold out its premiere last year at Dreamland Arts in St. Paul, will be directed by Zaraawar Mistry. Chomet also has been invited to perform the show in Europe and Asia (Sept. 19-22).

Guthrie director Joe Dowling, for whom the studio is named, will stage the premiere of David Goldstein’s “Skiing on Broken Glass,” a play about “a lonely writer and a mysterious young male escort who find themselves in an unlikely relationship (Oct. 29-Nov. 17).

The Guthrie will produce Mark St. Germain’s “Freud’s Last Session,” a meeting of the minds of Freud and C.S. Lewis on theological issues (Feb. 25-March 16, 2014).

Playwright, producer and director Carlyle Brown will stage “Abe Lincoln and Uncle Tom in the White House,” an imaginative work about a visit to Abe Lincoln by the title character of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel, “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”(March 21-April 6, 2014).

The Guthrie announced, but did not give dates, for two additional shows: Walking Shadow Theatre’s “The Three Musketeers,” staged by Amy Rummenie from John Heimbuch’s adaptation of the Alexandre Dumas novel; and Black Label Movement’s “Wreck,” choreographed and directed by Carl Flink with original music by Mary Ellen Childs.

Single tickets, $18-$39, go on sale Aug. 1. Call 612-377-2224 or go to www.guthrietheater,org.

Rohan Preston • 612-673-4390 • On Twitter: @RohanPreston

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