Making theater from Grand Rapids to Minneapolis

Greater Minnesota

A small-town theater company treks to the Twin Cities and learns a bit about itself along the way.

Reviewing the reviews: Who is this for?

Criticism

A reader wonders who a review of 'Othello' was meant for, and it's not an easy answer.

Exploring change for the awkward arts zealot: Global

Vision

Charles Campbell's exploration of artistic change continues with an embrace of weirdness. Also, soup metaphors.

BLOG: Dollars and Bills

Innovation | Tradition | Vision

Getting paid and doing Shakespeare (not necessarily related).

REVIEW: 'Our Town' at Theater Latte Da

Criticism

Does Peter Rothstein's new production capture the secret darkness of an oft-underestimated classic?

The show must go on, so shut the hell up and get it done

Audience

A sweet, unscripted onstage act breaks the fourth wall and makes headlines, and that's a problem.

BLOG: Talking About Equity in the Arts

Posted Mar. 17

News and notes |

While we're talking about equitable representation in theater, pricing is getting dynamic.

An Actor's Paycheck in the Twin Cities

Production

How much can an actor expect to earn in the Twin Cities? Let's see what we can find.

Are we all doomed to be yuppies?

Vision

Creative placemaking is all the rage, but who gets to decide what's best for a neighborhood?

BLOG: Space Quest!

Innovation | Management

The struggle to find the spaces to perform in continues. (Also, what not to do when adapting Shakespeare.)