Cunningham's former right-hand man shares 'Merce Moment' at Cowles Center

Cunningham's former right-hand man shares 'Merce Moment' at Cowles Center

Cunningham's former right-hand man debuts a memoir at Cowles Center.

'Prairie Home' millennial: Meet Serena Brook, the show's other new voice

February 17
'Prairie Home' millennial: Meet Serena Brook, the show's other new voice
New cast member Serena Brook wraps up her debut season as Chris Thile's comic foil.

Ballet de Lorraine offers fresh takes on 2 iconic works by Merce Cunningham

February 17
Ballet de Lorraine offers fresh takes on 2 iconic works by Merce Cunningham
REVIEW: The French company solidly performed two works by the modern master Thursday night at Northrop.
Stage & Arts
February 19

Review: Joe Haj stages a 'Lear' for our times at the Guthrie

Director Joseph Haj's first homegrown Shakespeare is simple and memorable.
Stage & Arts
February 16

Ten Thousand Things presents a stripped-down 'Fiddler'

Fiddler on the Roof A cultural minority tries to maintain its traditions in the face of a repressive czar. The plot for “Fiddler on the…
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Stage & Arts
February 16

Stuart Pimsler's 'Matinee' relives the days we lost it at the movies

REVIEW: Stuart Pimsler's "Matinee" is a sexy meditation on romantic escapism.
Stage & Arts
February 15

Did dancer Merce Cunningham change the wider world of art? The Walker thinks so

A massive Walker exhibition asserts that the dancer was a visionary who changed the wider world of art.
Stage & Arts
February 15

Jungle's 'Anna in the Tropics' is a warm breeze that leaves us cold

REVIEW: "Anna in the Tropics" is a lovely piece of literature, but on stage it rarely comes to life.
Stage & Arts
February 14

Park Square's restaging of 'Nina Simone' rises on song

REVIEW: Last year's Park Square hit returns with added music and a sharpened script.
Music
February 14

Comedian Gaffigan, rocker Mellencamp to perform at State Fair

Tickets for both shows go on sale Feb. 24.
Stage & Arts
February 13

Bloomington's 'Bad Dates' better than none at all

THEATER REVIEW: Sara Marsh gives an antic performance as a woman who's unlucky in love.
Stage & Arts
February 13

CTC staging of Seuss' 'Sneetches' offers a pun-filled parable for our era

Children's Theatre adaptation of Dr. Seuss' segregation-era tale offers some timely lessons.
Stage & Arts
February 13

On stage, if not in real life, 'Marie Antoinette' ends well

REVIEW: The Walking Shadow production gets better as it goes along.
Stage & Arts
February 12

'Tragedy of Carmen' marks revival for St. Paul's Skylark Opera Theatre

Opera review: The visceral story comes to life under the new artistic director Robert Neu.
Stage & Arts
February 12

Seven dancers favor ideas over virtuosity

Dance review: There were stunning moments at a collaborative show at the Southern Theater.
Stage & Arts
February 11

Two kings, one role: Yoakam and Fuller double up as 'Lear' at Guthrie

Twin Cities actors Nathaniel Fuller and Stephen Yoakam share the role of a lifetime in the Guthrie's "King Lear." How are they making that work?
Stage & Arts
February 10

For children in Holocaust play, history collides with present

Young performers in "I Never Saw Another Butterfly" see lingering signs of prejudice.
Stage & Arts
February 10

Ice Shanty Projects make a fun, meltable community on White Bear Lake

The Art Shanty Projects reveal what it takes to make a lively public space — people, engagement and activity.
Stage & Arts
February 10

Skylark Opera is back in business with a dark, dramatic take on Bizet's 'Carmen'

The scrappy company is back in business with a sexy take on Bizet's tragedy.
Stage & Arts
February 10

Louis Faurer photos at Weinstein

Louis Faurer: New York Photographs Faurer haunted Times Square during the 1940s-60s heyday of New York street photography, a scene that produced the likes of…
Stage & Arts
February 9

'Anna in the Tropics' hits the Jungle

Anna in the Tropics In Cuban cigar factories, a lector reads the morning newspaper over a loudspeaker to the workers, then a work of literature…
Stage & Arts
February 9
Reed Sigmund at the Children's Theater where he plays the character Di...

Broken bones are just part of the job for Children's Theatre comedy king

Children's Theatre star Reed Sigmund loves the sound of kids laughing.
Stage & Arts
February 9
Reed Sigmund as Diggitch in "Dr. Seuss' The Sneetches" at Children's Theater.

He's the man of 1,000 faces: Meet Twin Cities actor Reed Sigmund's 10 favorite characters

In “Sneetches,” Reed Sigmund plays Diggitch, a character who has been oppressed so long that “his light is on life support but he wants to…
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