Derek is decidedly upbeat in this week's News and Notes (though he adds a dash bitterness to taste at the end).
All these people do it, like we do, for the love of theater. Check 'em out.
Every summer, Open Eye Figure Theatre tours your neighborhood driveways. Should you check it out?
Is this the dumbening of theater?
New Arab American Theatre Works is testing your stereotypes--about clowns, among other things..
Summer isn’t complete without seeing a spectacular musical at the Guthrie. You know the story about the fast-talking salesman and his money-making …
Guess who’s coming to town. Why is a groom missing? Why did a bride discard her wedding gown? Why is there a dead body in the ice palace? …
Based on E.B. White’s award winning book, this delightful and touching story was named the Best American Children’s Book of the past 200 …
A son is haunted by the ghost of his dead father who tells a tale of corruption, betrayal, incest and murder! Should he believe the ghost …
Touring behind the Iron Curtain, a family from New Jersey rush into the American embassy two steps ahead of the police who suspect them of …
A couple blog posts with theater advice about making it in New York provide unexpected insight into Minnesota.
While Garrison Keillor seems like Minnesota's essential national representative, don't forget that Penumbra Theatre nurtured the equally famous August Wilson.
Wendy Knox and Bain Boehlke. Michelle Hensley and Lou Bellamy. Do they have anything in common? Quinton Skinner tracks it down.
Decentralized, political, process-oriented, and anti-fashion: Does that sound like the dance you've seen around town?
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.
"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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