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Singer/actor Thomasina Petrus revisits her signature role as jazz icon Billie Holiday.
Latté Da's 2018-19 season is heavy on musicals ('Once,' 'Night Music') but includes a new Rivers play
The theater's 21st season also includes a new play by Harrison David Rivers.
An aging professor and questioning student square off in the drama "Taking Shakespeare."
"High Fidelity," about an obsessive record-store owner, sets up shop at the Electric Fetus, a legendary haven for music geeks.
Social services and the arts go hand-in-hand at Pillsbury House in south Minneapolis.
Director Timothy Bond's funny, wry production at the Guthrie is gentle but unmistakable as it confronts ugly truths.
"Isla Tuliro" at Southern Theater tells a universal story in a Filipino context.
In ways large and small, these plays are in conversation over issues that have roiled the soul of America.
A new musical at Mixed Blood tells a compassionate, sensitive story about a transgender girl.
Restored instrument figures heavily in music series while dance season includes a new work from Joffrey Ballet.
Prestigious fellowships go to mother-daughter dance team, multimedia artist.
With Adam Pascal as a rock-star Shakespeare, the Broadway tour of "Something Rotten" offers loads of laughs.
He may be a Twin Cities theater celebrity. But he's a grounded figure who does lots of big-hearted things to uplift his community. Singing his singular versions of "Happy Birthday" to friends, family, co-workers and strangers is part of his service.
Drugs, family, religion and social services converge in Underdog Theatre's potent drama "Luna Gale."
Guthrie staging of Danai Gurira's play is riotous but also poignant.
"For Colored Girls" kicks off a 2018-19 schedule that includes a new work by the writer of "The Ballad of Emmett Till."
"For Colored Girls" kicks off a 2018-19 schedule that includes a new work by "Emmett Till" playwright.
"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.
Series of short plays at Pillsbury House explores the "politics of truth" in the Trump era.
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.
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