by Derek Lee Miller September 28, 2014
A clown, a set, a fight, a dance, an improvised monologue and one deliver in Spanish. These are the moments that Derek remembers from last season.
by MinnesotaPlaylist September 28, 2014
For your amusement, we compiled a few of outtakes from the Indiegogo campaign video we made. Happy Monday!
by Laura Zabel September 24, 2014
TBT: (originally published June 1, 2011) Springboard for the Arts' executive director Laura Zabel responds to veto of Arts Commission budget in her home state, Kansas.
Review by Marya Hornbacher September 23, 2014
This production of Erin Shields' "If We Were Birds" dramatizes an emotional truth more powerful than simply making a myth relevant again.
Review by Matthew Foster September 23, 2014
Introducing Matthew Foster as one of our new critics. Come for the opinion; stay for the way with words.
by Derek Lee Miller September 22, 2014
What do the Iveys mean this year? I actually surprise myself with my answer.
by Dominic Orlando September 21, 2014
What do "Ashland" and "Cabaret" have in common? Dominic advocates for the mixing of styles into what can only be described as "adult pleasure".
by Alan M. Berks September 18, 2014
Check out this video preview of the new website. Learn more about the calendar and the talent books.
by John Middleton September 17, 2014
TBT: (originally published November 20, 2008) A comprehensive, sequential warm-up from breath to yoga to centering—um, does anyone else feel a little numb right now?
Review by Matthew Foster September 16, 2014
Blog post by Derek Lee Miller September 15, 2014
You may ask yourself what's theater for? You may ask yourself how did I get here? You may ask yourself my god, what have I done?
by Ira Brooker September 14, 2014
A sometimes forgotten excellence of live performance is its impermanence and adaptability, like basketball.
by Sam L Landman September 14, 2014
John Lilleberg had an enormous effect on people who worked with him.
by C. Andrew Mayer September 10, 2014
TBT: (originally published 5/5/13) In the next 5-10 years, the Baby Boomer founders of most of the metro's mid-sized nonprofits will retire. Is it a crisis? A long-time community member considers the scene.
by Sophie Kerman September 9, 2014
Though this difficult world makes escapist theater a welcome distraction, Sophie is most lifted up by Nimbus Theatre's The Lower Depths.
Blog post by Derek Lee Miller September 8, 2014
Bifurcation in Philly, 99 seaters in LA, and a complete inability to do much in Ferguson.
by Marya Hornbacher September 7, 2014
Four shows, three actors, two new plays, and one designer made Marya's list of 2013-2014's most memorable moments.
by Alan M. Berks September 6, 2014
Here's how you can help MinnesotaPlaylist get better (and get some stuff for yourself too).
by Melodie Bahan September 3, 2014
TBT (originally published 2/2/09): Melodie Bahan loves good performing arts writing so much that she's begging arts journalists to make her life as a publicist more difficult.
Interview by Paul de Cordova September 2, 2014
"If I’m not there challenging people’s perceptions, nothing changes, and we’re stuck with the way things have always been done."
Blog post by Derek Lee Miller September 1, 2014
I return from a week free from news, only to return to find that Labor Day is a slow news day.