by Paul de Cordova August 7, 2014
Day 8 writer parks himself inside the hustle and bustle of the Rarig Center and reports back on dance, Shakespeare, cats, and storytellers.
by Ricardo Vazquez August 6, 2014
Can theater live up to the visceral drama of a video game? Ironically, CRIME AND PUNISHMENT demonstrates there's hope for theater.
by Ira Brooker August 5, 2014
"I was left gasping for breath and on the verge of tears at the horrific beauty of it all." Plus, four other reviews.
Blog post by Derek Lee Miller August 4, 2014
You know, because it's Fringe.
by H. Adam Harris August 4, 2014
Since he stopped being snooty about the Fringe, a local actor discovers new ways to experience joy, ambition, and failure.
by Levi Weinhagen August 3, 2014
That Levi pushes himself to a show in every slot available on Sunday and discovers how hard Fringe can be. Also discovers insight into loneliness, shame, and tap dancing. There's a happy ending.
by Marya Hornbacher August 2, 2014
Fringe-binger and tough critic Marya Hornbacher provides some Fringe party history and finds equanimity after two misfires.
by Sara Ochs August 1, 2014
When a local artists forbids herself from seeing her friends' shows, she discovers new friends. Also, sees four unexpected shows and has a wide range of reactions.
by Matthew Foster July 31, 2014
A longtime Fringe staffer finally allows himself to have public opinions about shows.
Blog post by Derek Lee Miller July 28, 2014
Is audience participation the wave of the future, or just another pothole on the bumpy road to audience engagement?
by Alan M. Berks July 27, 2014
At the Fringe Festival, as in life, you can’t experience everything. You need a plan.
Blog post by Derek Lee Miller July 21, 2014
Here's some things that I think Minnesota is doing well. Maybe others can learn before it's too late.
by Dawn Brodey July 20, 2014
Should you try to trek across town in 25 minutes to see that show with the great plot line but a few bad reviews? Dawn Brodey brings you some hard-earned answers.
Review by Marya Hornbacher July 17, 2014
Through sound and singular ensemble movement, Black Label Movement's "Wreck" thrills and scares their audience with the performance of a ship going under.
Blog post by Derek Lee Miller July 14, 2014
The Knight Arts Challenge announces its finalists for the millions of dollars that will rain down on St. Paul, and our performing artists are there to get a piece of that pie.
Review by Ira Brooker July 13, 2014
Ira thinks he may have seen the most 'important' stand-up comedy set around and regrets that its value as theater may overshadow its pure funny.
Blog post by Derek Lee Miller July 7, 2014
Should we go about pruning back the number of arts organizations out there?
Interview by Paul de Cordova July 6, 2014
"I’m an interpreter. So what keeps me going is interpreting the fabulous things. To bring truth to it. It also stretches me. I always find out something about myself that I didn’t know before."
Review by Marya Hornbacher July 2, 2014
The Jungle's "The Heiress" inspires Marya to smash apart the idea of the chestnut and explore the genius of Henry James through a great adaptation of James' least favorite novel.
Blog post by Derek Lee Miller June 30, 2014
A conversation over a beer with someone about News and Notes and the state of theatre journalism.
by Suzi Larkin and Lindsay Zumbrunnen Guetzkow June 25, 2014
In Watertown, Minnesota, playwrights of all ages get a chance to shine.