Dance macabre: making movement scary

Process

"We can't get bloody, because a sticky stage would be difficult to dance on."

BLOG: All Over the World

Posted Oct. 29

News and notes |

This week, we'll trot around the world looking for good news and somehow wind up back home.

The fundamentals of fear

Process

Entertaining an audience is one thing. Scaring the crap out of them is something else entirely.

REVIEW: Frank and Sandbox present the past

Criticism

'Maple and Vine' and 'This Is A World To Live In' offer very different takes on modernity and nostalgia.

BLOG: Big Money and Small Fish

Posted Oct. 22

News and notes | Innovation | Process | Production

The Lion King hits a billion dollars. Then there's the rest of us.

16 questions with Gary Briggle

Vision

Our new feature kicks off with esteemed actor Gary Briggle discussing his life on stage.

Best of 2012-2013: The sweet surprise of 'Nice Fish'

Criticism

The Guthrie isn't the first place you expect puppets, whimsy or regional humor. That made this fish story all the nicer.

BLOG: Death and Near-Death

Posted Oct. 15

News and notes | Criticism | Management | Tradition

Sometimes companies die. Sometimes they cheat death and come back to us.

It's time for theater to declare independence

Innovation

As the arts world embraces independence, Josh Cragun looks to punk rock and Bandcamp as models for the future of theater.

BLOG: Let's Get Spooky

Posted Oct. 8

News and notes | Tradition

Halloween is coming. Are you prepared?