Review by Dominic Orlando June 4, 2014
Dark & Stormy employs some heavy hitters in service of a light comedy, and Dominic Orlando wonders if that's enough.
by Rhiana Yazzie June 3, 2014
by Derek Lee Miller June 2, 2014
What starts off as an attempt to do our civic duty quickly devolves into petty complaining about Broadway. But it manages to turn around at the end. Kind of.
by Ira Brooker June 1, 2014
Theater folks love their nontraditional spaces, but are they always an asset to the art?
Interview by Paul de Cordova May 27, 2014
"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 post by Derek Lee Miller May 26, 2014
The Tony nominations have been out for a month. I guess it's time to figure out what they mean. Also, how do you know if it's time to call it quits?
Review by Dominic Orlando May 21, 2014
Everyone from Joseph Campbell to Bertolt Brecht to Dominic's Aunt Rose weighs in on two new, heroic productions.
Blog post by Derek Lee Miller May 19, 2014
The Green Line is coming on line soon. Will it make or break St. Paul's new arts district?
Also, Miss Saigon didn't go anywhere...
by Gemma Irish May 17, 2014
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 by Marya Hornbacher May 14, 2014
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 post by Derek Lee Miller May 12, 2014
It's that time of year when everyone announces everything in one big blur. What's everyone announcing now that I will forget later? Let's review.
by Dawn Brodey May 10, 2014
As another crop of theater grads hits the outside world, Dawn Brodey offers some tips for survival.
Review by Dominic Orlando May 7, 2014
Can a working artist ever feel comfortable as a critic in his or her own discipline?
Interview by Paul de Cordova May 6, 2014
"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.'"
by Derek Lee Miller May 5, 2014
An old space sells for $1, and it's probably still too expensive for you. What can you do to make your own theater space dreams come true?
by Charles Campbell May 3, 2014
The Machine wants us. Do we rage against it, run away from it or try to dismantle it from the inside?
Review by Marya Hornbacher April 29, 2014
Is it enough for a play to be perfectly good if it doesn't connect where it counts?
Blog post by Derek Lee Miller April 28, 2014
It's live performance. It's dependent on people showing up, but the easy access of new technology is making that less attractive. How does the theatre world cope?
by Ira Brooker April 27, 2014
Let's give local theater some credit for giving local audiences some credit.
by Alan M. Berks April 22, 2014
Does a type of arts criticism exist that would please artists, audiences, and newspaper editors at the same time?
Blog post by Derek Lee Miller April 21, 2014
We all have a problem with figuring out how "authenticity" works, and South Carolina still has a problem with lesbians. Also, Broadway has all the problems it's always had.