Crowd-pleasing and beautiful

It's like talking to an old friend about Tu Dance at the Cowles Center.

Pop culture explodes

For anyone with a taste for apocalyptic drama, this may be the play to end all plays.

The big turnover

News and notes: The cool thing to do is get new leadership.

Theater for one

How-to and why-to use your theater training every night

Today’s cover: Down in the valley

What do you think of when you think of "Pussy Valley"?


Chicago Avenue Project: Elvis Has Left the Building

Pillsbury House Theatre’s award-winning Chicago Avenue Project presents Elvis Has Left the Building, featuring nine original, short …


Next to Normal

Diana Goodman has the perfect suburban life complete with a loving husband, son and daughter.  But her struggle with bipolar disorder threatens …


"A Season for Vivaldi" by George H. Lambert - Theatre, Dessert, and a World Premiere

Only A Dim Image Dessert Theatre


A classy evening of theatre, dessert, and a world premiere!

This new romantic …


Spring Fling

Small Art is a party-like performance series that brings together artists from different disciplines in intimate, non-traditional venues across …


The Reagan Years

It’s the end of the Reagan era, and the Danger Brothers, four college buddies, have been partying nonstop. As their graduation looms, business-like …


Down Below, or The Womb of the Worlds: A Shadow Opera

A feature-length performance based on the life and work of British-born Mexican artist Leonora Carrington, one of the great …

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Techs + Designers

From Persophone at the Cowles Center

Persephone and developing an instrument

This composer uses computer code.

By Mark Sweeney

New Year's Resolutions on a coaster

An actor resolves in the New Year to. . .

Dear Actors, dare yourself to improve your career with these 6 simple resolutions in the new year.

The press release

Find out how to compose a basic press release for an arts event.

The follow-up

What do you do after your send the press release but your phone is suddenly ringing with reporter's calls?

What's New?

You can surf around, or you can read this article for a quick summary of some of the new features.

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What are we so excited about?

If you like knowing the big picture, this Editor's Note is written for you.

Watch this review

This show’s got it all: aggressive partnering, clowning, Belgian aesthetics, and a penis-oriented dance section.

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