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The owners are writing another chapter of their fascinating lives.
Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit was supposed to jump-start the post-pandemic Broadway slate in Minneapolis.
The Pillsbury House Theatre leader, instrumental in the passage of the Legacy Amendment, is stepping down after 21 years.
Lake house in northern Minnesota brings refined comfort to cabin country.
The airy, 7,400-square-foot unit is ready for art, and soirees.
Roseville nurse and her plant sales support a school that is raising a nation in Tanzania.
After a performance at the Umbria Jazz Festival in Italy, Yolande Bruce was sitting in on an after-show jam session when Roy Hargrove, the American…
The Moonacy Music Room has hosted jams and hootenannies for up-and-coming singer/songwriters.
Felon-turned-lawyer/poet Reginald Dwayne Betts kicks off a Talking Volumes series about race.
Twin Cities power couple Marc and Alicia Belton use their home to do the works of their faith.
Writer of Guthrie's "A Christmas Carol" also launched the Playwrights' Center, where she mentored many.
The owner wanted a home that was contemporary but also warm, artful and comfortable.
Production stage managers sometimes are likened to air traffic controllers because they sit at the nerve centers of shows, working discreetly to make sure all…
Former business owner and hairstylist turned home designer put a "distinctive" new house on a 1989 foundation.
Places with star auras or dark histories fascinate buyers and passersby.
Here are a few noted Minnesota dwellings for celebrities, miscreants and TV characters.
The setback doesn't bode well for the Twin Cities' other arts institutions.
French country-style estate was inspired by medieval castles.
Scandia teen has planted more than 400 flowers, shrubs and trees in her bid to save pollinators.
Danette McCarthy was head of St. Croix Festival Theatre when she read a short play about memory loss in 2013. That work, "Steering into the…
Theater would be restarting 16 months after shutting down.
To walk around downtown Minneapolis with lawyer, business owner and humanitarian Pierce McNally was to enter a near-magical realm where city streets felt like they…
Historic home in Lowry Hill has been lovingly renovated to restore its luster.
How did George Floyd's death alter the way we think about the world? Artists, for one, have stepped up as healers and change agents.
Even dampened by pandemic, the African American celebration will be observed in homes and online.
A couple built their Eden Prairie dream home to reflect their worldly and out-of-this-world passions.
Owner wishes he could move his Victorian house overlooking Bde Maka Ska to Florida.
Although the home was new construction, it was built within an existing footprint.
A gardener and social worker uses produce to help young people with mental health challenges.
The house in the Bryn Mawr neighborhood has a surprising past.
Recent grants bolster theater as it plans to add a suite of new wellness and racial equity programs.
Theater says it can't set date for reopening amid pandemic uncertainty.
Michal Daniel, Twin Cities theater photographer who shot stars such as Meryl Streep and Savion Glover, dies at 64
Daniel died of natural causes in Prague, the city of his birth and where he had returned in 2015, according to his son.
Ford Foundation declares theater an "American cultural treasure."
The Twin Cities will have its most-storied holiday tradition again in a new way.
The founder of the nation's oldest sketch-comedy troupe taught generations of comic talent, including Louie Anderson and Al Franken.
The cabaret-style performance is the first of a series that will continue Saturday.
Silence on the issue equals "the constant death of Black people," says the first guest in this year's virtual Talking Volumes series,
Rohan Preston Star Tribune Directors miss tussling over ideas and emotions in a rehearsal room. Actors crave the applause of live audiences. Theatergoers long…
For decades, these leaders marched and protested, rallied and fought against injustice.
Park Square and SteppingStone had been in talks before pandemic made their partnership urgent.
The Penumbra Center for Racial Healing still will produce plays, but performing arts is becoming just one of three areas of focus.
The festival was always about experimentation. Now, it's trying to prove that theater can survive online.
A theater artist and Macalester professor creates a ritual of release during COVID and George Floyd crucibles.
Editor's note: Influential Black members of the Minnesota arts community have joined together to “illuminate an unabashed and missing narrative” for “a historical moment of…
The house isn't visible from the street. All you see is the long driveway that leads to the 1.64-acre lot.
Live stage productions will relaunch with "Annie" and "Seedfolks."
The idea occurred to writer and improviser Keren Gudeman during a jog around Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis.
Jamie Grant broadened the center's programming beyond Broadway.
Nic Zapko is drawing huzzahs for her strength and expressive interpreting of Gov. Tim Walz's news conferences during the COVID-19 and George Floyd emergencies.
It's the latest pandemic fallout for the downtown Minneapolis theater.
Touring Broadway shows such as "Frozen," "Tootsie" and "Come From Away" have been re-scheduled in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Theater, which relies on people gathering in numbers to take in an experience, has been devastated.
A mid-'70s home in Golden Valley offers nature, artsy design and proximity to downtown.
The Hollywood actor is riding out the pandemic at his house in the Twin Cities, where he sometimes dons his old "Ghostbusters" jumpsuit and records messages to cheer up fans.
Twin Cities playwright became a caregiver to the woman who had been his collaborator.
Visitors will be able to experience thousands of spring blooms — from a distance.
The feel-good roster includes "Disney's Beauty and the Beast" as well as a return of "Waitress."
Megastar Viola Davis plays real-life angel to her Minnesota friend Michelle O'Neill on HGTV's "Celebrity IOU."
The future of the Upper Midwest's largest performing arts event is in doubt because of the pandemic.
The Guthrie's building, which used to be open seven days a week, will remain closed until further notice.
Helen Anker, who starred in "My Fair Lady" and "Camelot," is in self-quarantine.
On tap are Kathleen Turner's Guthrie debut, Lin-Manuel Miranda's breakout musical and Joe Dowling's return.
Review: Director Michael Brindisi's smooth production tones down archaic gender politics.
Auteur Anne Bogart closes some circles with "The Bacchae" at the Guthrie.
Bartlett Sher's lush 2018 revival uses wit and irony to mute show's sexist baggage.
The show anchors a season heavy on revivals, including "The Wizard of Oz," "Seedfolks" and "Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat."
Blues fable "Thunder Knocking on the Door" returns in an elemental production.
The Old Log revival of "The Dixie Swim Club" offers a well-timed cornpone comedy about the stages of life.
Artistic leader Eric Morris is trying to lure younger audiences while retaining longtime fans.
New Children's Theatre play "Spamtown" uses child's-eye charm to navigate bitter 1980s P-9 strike in Austin, Minn.
Partnerships to defray expense of $1 million production fell through.
The legacy of Tony-nominated director Marion McClinton, who piloted August Wilson's plays to Broadway, will be celebrated March 1 in Minneapolis.
Fallout continues for former "A Prairie Home Companion" host, who was dropped by MPR in 2017.
Whether you're paired up, poly-ed up or single, these plays and movies are a great way to prime an evening of romance.