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Meet the casting directors responsible for hiring hundreds of Twin Cities actors every year.
The Guthrie's splashy summer musical "Guys and Dolls" gets a 21st century update.
The Percy Jackson musical "Lightning Thief" lacks heart.
Lily Tung Crystal arrives from the Bay Area, where she helped launch another Asian-American theater company.
"Last week we failed in our commitment to be empathetic and respectful in our handling of our legal obligation," Children's Theatre Company artistic director Peter Brosius said.
Theater Latté Da's "To Let Go and Fall" tracks a same-sex romance at varying life stages.
Review: The show brings a light touch to heavy subject matter, including social anxiety and suicide.
These Twin Citians theater lovers invested in the hit "Hadestown."
Full Circle Theater stages Christopher Chen's high-concept, highly provocative play.
A new production features masterful performances, even as the apartheid-era script shows the drama's shortcomings.
A promising new company asks viewers to take a feminine perspective on its first show.
Mixed Blood Theatre parks its ambitious "Autonomy" at Xcel Energy Center.
The Minneapolis company stages a honking take on the Broadway musical, loaded with show-stopping performances.
Longtime friends Stephen Yoakam and James A. Williams play brothers in a South African play that speaks to them as Americans.
"A Doll's House, Part 2" is just one highlight in an exciting 2019-20 season.
This world-premiere ghost story packs plenty of heart and heartbreak.
After a synagogue attack in California, Minnesota Jewish Theatre opened on a sober note.
The Abba-sourced musical is a font of fun at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres.
Tony winner Mary Zimmerman brings her anthology of Roman myths to the Guthrie.
Theater Mu rises from the soul-shaking experience of abruptly firing its artistic director.
Starring roles at the Children's Theatre require behind-the-scenes juggling.
Kyle uses her voice to help people through tragedies and trauma, but also to celebrate triumphs.
A new play about a 1970s mental facility invokes the Jack Nicholson classic.
Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis has an outsize impact on American theater.
Review: The surprisingly fun Broadway revival stops at the Orpheum.
The St. Paul theater's 2019-20 season explores vexing contemporary topics.
Stage star Ann Michels is a natural in "Victor/Victoria," a show about breaking free from a confining world.
Song-and-dance shows dominate Twin Cities stages, forcing theater artists from their comfort zones.
A local production of the sci-fi musical opens just one month after bowing in New York City.
Tyler Michaels King delivers a feral performance in Latté Da's staging of the rock musical.
After 20 plus years on Twin Cities TV, anchor and reporter Angela Davis pivots to public radio.
In Minneapolis, Misty Copeland will talk Prince and inspiring youths to reach for their dreams.
Review: A new staging conjures a world of magic and light.
Review: The stylish production earns straight A's for dissecting global beauty standards.
Related by blood and by faith, Minnesota's McDonald sisters devoted their lives to protesting war. A new play at the History Theatre tells their story.
Minneapolis theater has commissioned five playwrights to ruminate on the status of women in "She Persists: The Great Divide III."
Opening Friday at Mixed Blood Theatre, "Roe" takes a closer look at the complicated woman behind the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Roe v. Wade case.
The Broadway tour lands at the Orpheum with a terrific kid performer and a lot of dead air.
Two actors bring special chemistry to the latest show at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres.
Rock 'n' roll acts surprise patrons expecting the usual calendar of Broadway and opera productions.
In the Brave New Workshop's 300th show, the jokes cut straight to the heart.
Set amid the AIDS crisis, this musical at the Ordway conjures a broken but lovable modern family.
Part of the Children's Theatre's 2019-20 season, a new play recalls the state's momentous meatpackers strike.
Campus-set drama looks at issue of sex assault with the involvement of alcohol.
Park Square Theatre gives the Greek tragedy an ambitious all-female update.
History Theatre's "Stewardess!" is a jaw-dropping and heart-warming experience.
By purchasing North Loop theater, Minnesota Opera intends to shake up its programming.
The same jury returned a $3.68 million verdict against Jason McLean, a former teacher at the school who was never criminally charged in the probe that sent theater leader John Clark Donahue to jail.
Walker Art Center closes its Out There series with a 95-minute work that evokes the war with testimonials, images and videos.
Theatre 55 is producing 'Hair' by actors who lived it.
With superb music direction and casting, Artistry's staging has plenty of romantic sweep.
Translation mix-ups inspired an Italian writer's show for Children's Theatre.
Ordway Cabaret Thursday: Under former artistic director James A. Rocco, the Ordway Center had a series of periodic songbook concerts to celebrate the work of…
After 20 years, "Mr. Popper's Penguins" returns to the Children's Theatre as a cut-rate British production.
Broadway's Gloria Estefan musical arrives at a cold time in Minnesota.
The closing of key venues has Twin Cities theater and dance artists scrambling for places to perform.
Alleging she was sexually assaulted in 1983, Laura Stearns sued CTC and its ex-teacher Jason McLean.
A basketball drama opening Friday is the latest attempt to build a field of dreams onstage.
Review: Rabih Mroué's "Borborygmus" feels like a figurative self-immolation dressed up cleverly as experimental theater.
Screen star Ernie Hudson reflects on the ups and downs of a life launched on a Twin Cities stage.
Abdul Salaam El Razzac, 74, was in Penumbra Theatre's very first main stage show and has been a pillar of the storied acting company ever since.
1. “Hamilton”: Lin-Manuel Miranda’s blockbuster hip-hop musical knocked socks off at the Orpheum Theatre with a cast every bit as good as the…
The holiday musical is even more amped up in its return engagement at the Ordway.
Meet the Guthrie Theater staffer who works tirelessly to make shows available to all.
A board investigation found artistic director Randy Reyes did not meet the theater's "high standards."
Songs like "No Room at the Inn" take on a special resonance in Penumbra's emotion-packed holiday show.
Despite turnover in top positions, the theater had its highest-grossing season.
A technology firm will move in after a deal that wiped out Intermedia's debts, leaving it with $1 million-plus.
Jamecia Bennett summons the spirit of gospel/rock godmother Rosetta Tharpe in a new show.
Brave New Workshop's sketch comedy revue satirizes the stress of the season.
Festival at Mixed Blood offers a trio of hyper-contemporary plays by black men.
With new elements in dance and music, Children's Theatre Company's 2018 version is more fun, and also provides the warmth and reassurance of a good holiday show.
The rude humor is no longer as shocking, but it still captivates in touring show at Orpheum.
The showman sings about his life and survival in "Present," a solo show at Illusion Theater.
Guthrie's staging of the classic "Noises Off" offers a timely diversions from our troubles.
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