When the western meets the divine feminine

Ambitious new work hits and misses in absurd ways.

Singing about history

Twin Cities Song Story discusses a unique murder ballad in the folk tradition.

Meanwhile, at the capitol

If politics were theater, they'd never get the show open.

Which Woody Guthrie is yours?

One of America's essential artists gets a musical tribute that will satisfy everyone.

Where many roads meet

There's a lot to learn from how Randy Reyes has united the many aspects of his artistic career.

Today’s cover: Where the words are

Park Square's show explores how words and feelings intertwine.


Forget Me Not When Far Away at Open Book

In Kira Obolensky's new comedy, a soldier returns from a long war and must navigate a new, changed world.

Directed by Michelle …


Peter Pan The Musical

Fly to the second star to the right and straight on ’til morning—but keep an eye out for lost boys, vicious pirates and one ravenous crocodile. …



Utopiacopia takes the audience, its daring passengers, on a campy journey through space to the elusive planet of Utopiacopia. Led …


War With the Newts

Sandbox Theatre's 10th Anniversary Season kicks off with WAR WITH THE NEWTS, an ensemble-created exploration of Karel Čapek’s 1936 sociopolitical …



ComedySportz is light-hearted, improvisational insanity that appeals to people from every walk of life. We provide clean, positive entertainment …


Kids Class! with Miss Torrie

This is not your typical tutu and bun dance class – it’s an environment for all kids to get their boogie on to awesome music! Our class …




Techs + Designers

“"Best Theater Website '15." Gee Thnx, @StarTribune. We'll pick up Sunday's paper just to see our name in print. #mnpl ”

— @minnesotaplays

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."

The tools of the voice trade

Yes, you do have a beautiful voice and. . .

Learn 10 tips for surviving in the voiceover trade.

By Leigha Horton

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