Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Trey McIntyre Project finds feel-good dance in macabre Gorey tales

On a farewell tour, the Idaho-based troupe performed at Northrop.

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Two Twin Cities performing artists win $275,000 Doris Duke grants

Ranee Ramaswamy and Emily Johnson stunned at news of $275,000 awards.

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Twin Cities-connected artists score big in Doris Duke performing arts awards

Choreographers Ranee Ramaswamy and Emily Johnson are honored with Doris Duke performing arts awards, as well as puppet-maker Michael Sommers.

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Monday, April 21, 2014
Saturday, April 19, 2014

Intrepid Tyler Michaels emerges as musical theater star

Tyler Michaels has flown to the top of Twin Cities musical theater circles with an eagerness to do whatever it takes to succeed.

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Friday, April 18, 2014

Shapiro & Smith at Cowles Center

Review: Joanie Smith explores self-infatuation in “Narcissus,” but the work feels a tad short.

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Treasures from Vienna will make their U.S. debut at Minneapolis Institute of Arts next February

Minneapolis Institute of Arts will host imperial treasures from the Habsburg dynasty in their first-ever U.S. show.

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Bloomington art show tackles a 'Fruitful' topic: overpopulation

REVIEW: An exhibit at the Bloomington Center for the Arts tackles the overpopulation question.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Monday, April 14, 2014

'Threepenny Opera' in Minneapolis offers wiles and charms

REVIEW: Wendy Knox's production has glorious music, even if it sometimes takes a bit of time to get to those numbers.

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Minnesota Opera's 'Magic Flute' goes Hollywood

REVIEW: Minnesota Opera's production puts Mozart's classic into a silent-screen motif. It's outrageous — in a good way.

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Saturday, April 12, 2014

Broadway actor Robert Dorfman stars at Children's Theatre

Broadway actor Robert Dorfman talks about his life, career and moving to the Twin Cities for love.

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Minnesota Dance Theatre presents new and old work

Highlights include a series of duets from different choreographers.

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Theater: Review of "Detroit” at the Jungle

“Detroit” sends the American dream up in flames.

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Dowling’s farewell defines 2014-15 Guthrie season

Announcing his final lineup Thursday, Joe Dowling says he wants to leave a statement about the theater he has led since 1995.

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Ancient tales reborn at the Northern Clay Center

Ancient tales are reborn in modern materials in a show at the Northern Clay Center.

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Frank Theatre stages "The Threepenny Opera”

Wendy Knox keeps her Brecht thing alive as she revives “The Threepenny Opera” for a big anniversary.

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Monday, April 7, 2014

Minnesota Dance Theatre has a new board

After the abrupt resignation of its entire 15-member board in January, the company announced a new lineup of just six people.

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'Naked Darrow' at Illusion Theater

Review: Gary Anderson’s solo show conjures a man brimming with accomplishment but harried by his own demons.

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Sunday, April 6, 2014

'Steel Magnolias' takes a while to find its tears

REVIEW: Old Log’s production of this sentimental weeper could use more energy and dramatic spikes to show off some strong performances.

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Saturday, April 5, 2014

Theater: 'Detroit' at the Jungle Theater

Playwright Lisa D’Amour cut her artistic teeth in the Twin Cities. Her off-Broadway hit is coming to the Jungle Theater.

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Ballet star shares spotlight with rejuvenated Northrop on opening night

Ballet shared spotlight with theater’s new look.

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Friday, April 4, 2014



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