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Series of short plays at Pillsbury House explores the "politics of truth" in the Trump era.
"Now it feels like we're in the good part of the story," says Leslie Odom Jr., headed to Minneapolis for a two-night stand at Orchestra Hall.
Empowering women is Danai Gurira's passion, whether onscreen in "Black Panther" or through her new play at the Guthrie.
Ho-hum movie has become a high-octane musical at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres.
"Newsies" star Aleks Knezevich could have been a doctor. He chose theater instead.
Andrew Lloyd Webber musical amps up the fun at the Orpheum.
After 13 years, funding woes shut down local version of Broadway's Tony Awards.
Actors stand between extremes in the Guthrie Theater's new solo festival.
Park Square's "accidental artistic director" Richard Cook will retire this fall on his 70th birthday.
Send-up of upper-class white families features all Asian-American actors.
It plans a globe-trotting 2018-19 season, including four world premieres.
Not to fret: More will be available at a later date.
Only season-ticket packages are being sold initially; single tickets later.
Khanisha Foster embraces both sides of her biracial heritage in a solo show.
History Theatre premieres this remarkable autobiographical play about a Somali-American.
Tovah Feldshuh headlines the premiere of her brother's play about cross-cultural friendship.
Pillsbury, a political and philanthropic force in Minnesota for decades, died Saturday night at 93. An active Republican, she fought for gender equity and supported female candidates at a time when women were largely absent from the State Capitol.
This propulsive drama is inspired by Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight champion.
All-star cast warms up the African-American musical version of Oz at Children's Theatre.
Review: Writer/performer Roger Guenveur Smith brings Frederick Douglass into the present at Penumbra.
The singer/actor has had a wild ride with TV stardom, early motherhood and, recently, health struggles.
Solo "Moby-Dick" adaptation "Ishmael" at the Jungle Theater offers seaborne campfire story.
Two performance series provide a taste of adventure for artists and audiences alike.
Provocative theater from Havana opened the Walker Art Center's annual Out There festival.
The retooled Andrew Lloyd Webber juggernaut went off without a hitch in its return to the Orpheum Theatre.
Lab Theater show combines music, dance and circus arts to put a youthful spin on the holidays.
Director Austene Van's witty revival resonates at Ordway.
Shá Cage adds excitement to the holiday mix with "Khephra."
Contributions also down, but theater increased its donors and subscribers.
Singer Greta Oglesby returns to the 30th "Black Nativity," which is setting spirits alight at Penumbra.
Once fierce rivals, Ordway Center and Hennepin Theatre Trust have forged a partnership under their new bosses.
The nuns in Chanhassen's hit show have formed bonds that aren't just a matter of habit.
Sara Bareilles' musical is about love and marriage and, of course, pie.
Good ol’ Ebenezer Scrooge is still crotchety and given to the kind of monosyllabic bleating that makes him sound like a gored ungulate. When his…
A revival of the Chanhassen Dinner Theatres smash finds new ways to thrill.
Dr. Seuss and the Children's Theatre have a relationship that goes back nearly 40 years.
Transatlantic Love Affair stages a funny, flippant take on history's notorious criminals.
"Finding Neverland" tour tries hard to entertain.
To fill a "yawning gap" in books about black girlhood, Jacqueline Woodson turned to the Brooklyn of her youth.
The building near Lyn-Lake could raise more than $1 million for the deficit-burdened arts organization.
Writer/director Joel Sass offers a remix of the tale of the revenge-addled prince.
Review: Penumbra's superb 'Wedding Band' explores tension between private love and public intolerance
Penumbra explores interracial romance in the superb "Wedding Band."
The starring role in "Hamlet" crowns a busy year for Kory LaQuess Pullam, whose ambition has energized the theater scene.
With powerful performances, "Electra" epitomizes what sets Ten Thousand Things apart.
Guthrie's first production of a Lillian Hellman play calls out for moral clarity.
The organization's leaders failed to cut spending in recent years despite a steep decline in revenue.
REVIEW: The theater opens its season with a comedy, set in a New York kitchen, that quickly turns dark.
How the star of "Disney's Aladdin" at the Orpheum got the biggest role of his career.
The Twin Cities theater community gathered Monday for the 13th Ivey Awards, a spirited shindig that some liken to a "theater prom."
A financial crisis has forced a "freeze" of operations at Intermedia Arts, the kinetic Minneapolis theater and gallery that has been a mainstay of the arts community for 44 years.
REVIEW: Comedic couple "Henry and Alice" return in Park Square's season opener.
Michelle Hensley of Ten Thousand Things honored at Monday's bash in Minneapolis.
Guthrie presents Melinda Lopez's solo show about caring for an ailing parent.
REVIEW: Regional premiere of Swedish playwright's "[Almost Equal To]" at Pillsbury House taps into global financial insecurity.
REVIEW: "Disney's Aladdin" opened the Broadway season in Minneapolis with flash and pizazz.
REVIEW: Children's Theatre's made-in-Minnesota hockey musical offers insights and humor.
Joseph Haj elaborates on his approach to Shakespeare with a lusty production of the classic.
His death came days before "The Abominables" opened.
Angus and Margaret Wurtele gave generously to the Walker Art Center and Guthrie Theater.
James Rodríguez finally plays the romantic lead after a decade of "thuggishly scary" roles.
Board chair from 1990 to 1995, she was instrumental in solving a budget crisis, strengthening the orchestra's endowment and hiring Eiji Oue.
The English-born dressmaker built costumes for nearly 40 years at the Guthrie and helped establish the theater's high standards.
REVIEW: In a Guthrie solo show, a DJ preaches the sacred sounds that move him.
Formerly boss of the icebound Art Shanty Projects, Dawn Bentley talked about her shift to a job focused on the dog days of summer.
Festival officials say the show was billed to them simply as "Sean Neely."
Guthrie staging of "Native Gardens" is the summer's comedy winner.
REVIEW: Its latest sketch-comedy revue aims zingers at Washington.
Performing-arts lineup for 2017-18 features artists from four continents.
The 10-day event reflects a renaissance of talented young black performers.
REVIEW: Reviewing a 1986 revival of "Idiot's Delight," New York Times critic Frank Rich called the play a "clumsy" "theatrical antique." It hasn't gotten better.
That's how often Kirby Bennett puts on a big show. This summer she unearths the 1930s classic "Idiot's Delight."
Review: Sondheim musical "Sunday in the Park With George" is a beaut at the Guthrie.
Actors on Twin Cities stages increasingly reflect the diversity of their audiences. But they're hardly "colorblind."
Two N.Y. actors make a temporary home here to play "Sunday in the Park With George."
REVIEW: Fueled by graceful dance and Gershwin melodies, the stage reincarnation of the Gene Kelly musical is a vehicle for romance.
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