Scene 15: The stuff of storytellers

Becca sees The Changelings from Ten Thousand Things

Democracy (kinda' sorta') in action

The will of the people is our most important value, except those times that it's not.

Reviving Old Musicals: Finding hidden treasure

True story: When a warehouse in Secaucus, NJ is unexpectedly open, music theater buffs react like they've found King Tut's tomb.

Four Humors does it again

This witty company has gotten really good at the almost impossible task of adapting large literary classics.

Today’s cover: Church is drama

Prepare to be moved.


Sons of the Prophet

Joseph Douaihy isn’t doing well. The marathon champion has chronic pain. His boss is overbearing. His father and uncle are ailing. His brother …


New Works 4 Weeks

Red Eye's New Works 4 Weeks festival features four weekends of dance, theater, and music – must-see brave new work by Twin Cities up-and-coming …



Scapegoat is a sweeping new drama by playwright Christina M. Ham, directed by Marion McClinton. Set in Elaine, Arkansas, home to one of the …


10-Minute Play Festival at Lakeshore Players Theatre!

12th Annual 10-Minute Play Festival

Each year, novice and published writers from around the world enter Lakeshore’s highly regarded ten-minute play writing contest. Lakeshore …


The Knight of the Burning Pestle

In the first full-length, English-language theatrical parody, a company of actors prepares for a performance of “The London Merchant.” …


Verdi's Rigoletto

The classic tale of love, seduction, and revenge gone wrong. It's springtime in 1962 at the New York City firm of Mantua and Son. The rakish …




Techs + Designers

“How do artists make a living? An ongoing, almost impossible quest.”


For Sale: MinnesotaPlaylist.com

For Sale: Us

You may be just the person to take this online trade journal to the next level.

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The New vs. Minnesota

A couple blog posts with theater advice about making it in New York provide unexpected insight into Minnesota.

Penumbra style

While Garrison Keillor seems like Minnesota's essential national representative, don't forget that Penumbra Theatre nurtured the equally famous August Wilson.

The Minnesota Way

Wendy Knox and Bain Boehlke. Michelle Hensley and Lou Bellamy. Do they have anything in common? Quinton Skinner tracks it down.

The dance scene

Decentralized, political, process-oriented, and anti-fashion: Does that sound like the dance you've seen around town?

Too many writers! Too much money!

How are Minnesota playwrights like weeds and kittens? Poole's #2 post considers the unique legacy of the Playwrights' Center. Plus, Craig Wright pipes in.

The missing Minnesota mythos

"We are on the cusp of a change in what Twin Cities theater is, or at least, what it is willing to do."

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