Playlist profile: Kris L. Nelson

"When I’m playing a big emotional moment at Ten Thousand Things, I feel big enough to fill the Guthrie, I just don’t have to."

BLOG: Little Medallion/Statue Thingies

The Tony nominations have been out for a month. I guess it's time to figure out what they mean.

REVIEW: 'The Three Musketeers' and 'Dirt Sticks'


Everyone from Joseph Campbell to Bertolt Brecht to Dominic's Aunt Rose weighs in on two new, heroic productions.

BLOG: We're Building Stuff!

The Green Line is coming on line soon. Will it make or break St. Paul's new arts district?

A control freak's guide to collaboration


Working with others doesn't always come easily for writers, but if you want to be in theater you'd better get over it.

REVIEW: 'Behind the Eye' at Park Square


A new exploration of an unsung artist is flawed, and that's a good thing. The gender balance of local critics is also flawed, and that's not as good.

BLOG: Season Announcing Season

Process | Production

What's everyone announcing now that I will forget later? Let's review.

Congratulations, graduates, and welcome to the Thunderdome


As another crop of theater grads hits the outside world, Dawn Brodey offers some tips for survival.

REVIEW: Janaki Ranpura’s 'Ububu' and other conflicts of interest


Can a working artist ever feel comfortable as a critic in his or her own discipline?

Playlist profile: Angela Timberman

"I don’t think people understand that when someone says, 'I want to be an actress, they’re not necessarily saying, 'I want to be Meryl Streep.'"