Historically inaccurate, yet vitally important

Prime Productions gives us a cast that we rarely see

Charles Francis Chan Jr.’s Exotic Oriental Murder Mystery

Mu Performing Arts provides a vaudevillian unpacking of racism

Creative MN update

What Creative Minnesota 2017 Found Out about Minnesota’s Theater Sector

Sunlight and Shadow with Jessica Huang

Conversations with Playwrights about Writing from History Today

Today’s cover: Context and Scarcity

The first in our Here/There series


The Elephant Man

Glorifying the triumph of the human spirit, The Elephant Man has been hailed by The New York Times as a “startling act of magic.” …


Amy's View

Everyone has a different view. Amy’s view is that love conquers all. In 1979 Amy visits her mother, the West End actress Esme Allen, with …


Red Velvet

Edmund Kean, a titan of his generation, collapses on stage, leaving Covent Garden without their Othello. Ira Aldridge, a little-known African …


The Cast of Full Circle’s 365 Days/Plays

365 Days/Plays by Suzan-Lori Parks: A 2017 Remix

Full Circle’s 365 Days/365 Plays:  A 2017 Remix

This production intertwines 46 short plays selected from …


Love, Tonight

three one-acts by Sam Graber

Wedding Song directed by Maureen Bourgeois

Confessions of a Teenage Cat Killer directed …


Anxiety! The Musical

Anxiety! is a comedy musical about one woman's struggles with the ever-present social anxiety disorder. In the heart of the city, we meet …

Don't ever let them think you're not looking

And other tips to survive the new paradigm.

A bigtop finish

Down and out with Big Bertha.

The chopping block

Culture is the first thing they'll try to kill.

It's a living (sort of)

We get paid for this?

Changes and spaces

Rejuvenating the forest

Little guys, little grants

In the search for both political and funding equity, you will have many strange bedfellows.




Techs + Designers

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Creative MN update

What Creative Minnesota 2017 Found Out about Minnesota’s Theater Sector

By Sheila Smith

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