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.
Blog post by Derek Lee Miller June 23, 2014
The Artistic Director position at the Guthrie is officially up for grabs. I will answer the call.
by Ira Brooker June 22, 2014
Playlist editor Ira Brooker drops some thanks and gets a little weepy on his way out the door.
Review by Dominic Orlando June 19, 2014
The much-discussed musical comes wrapped in controversy, but its problems run even deeper - or shallower - than that.
Blog post by Derek Lee Miller June 16, 2014
One of the regional theater players died this week. What does it mean?
by Ira Brooker June 15, 2014
The weather did its damnedest to douse this year's Spark, but a non-optimal experience isn't necessarily a bad one.
Review by Marya Hornbacher June 11, 2014
In 1988 'Our Country's Good' was hailed as "a modern classic." It's not 1988 anymore.
Blog post by Derek Lee Miller June 9, 2014
Every reason why you should hate the Tonys and never watch them again.