Bold sound and set design elevates the Guthrie’s ‘Frankenstein’ to new heights

The creak of shifting ice and horror-film undertones are the first sounds welcoming audience members into the Wurtle Thrust stage at Guthrie Theater. A gleaming black, sloping mound dominates the set; a black disk of a sun glows ominously in the upper-left corner of the stage. The sounds, composed and designed by Cliff Caruthers, and … [ Read more]

Theatre de la Jeune Lune – A Photographic Celebration

Photographers Michal Daniel and Frederic Desbois captured images throughout Theatre de la Jeune Lune’s years of productivity and creativity—bringing their own strong sensibilities and points of view to their image making: Frederic as a renowned lighting designer with unique access to Theatre de la Jeune Lune and Michal as a specialist in theater photography, which … [ Read more]

A lesson in drag at Guthrie Theater

It takes more than putting on a dress and squeezing into nylons and high heels to be a true drag queen. You have to know the history of it, the community of it, the art of it. You have to know who you are and who you’re hoping to become. You have to commit to … [ Read more]

The Best Things in Life Are Free

A one-night-only cabaret performance with music, comedy, storytelling, and more. Cast includes: Amber Lee Olivier, Danny Glass, Steve Cox, Ashley Burdash, David Wasserman, Theresa Renee, Emilia Seay Allen. Free to attend, but donations are welcome. Doors open at 7pm, showtime is 7:30pm.

Free staged reading: ‘the bandaged place’ by Harrison David Rivers

Join the Playwrights’ Center for a free public reading of St. Paul playwright Harrison David Rivers’ new play “the bandaged place,” the final play of the 2017-18 Ruth Easton New Play Series. “the bandaged place” by Playwrights’ Center Core Writer Harrison David Rivers When a former lover resurfaces, re-opening a painful wound, Jonah Irby is … [ Read more]

Free staged reading: ‘the bandaged place’ by Harrison David Rivers

Join the Playwrights’ Center for a free public reading of St. Paul playwright Harrison David Rivers’ new play “the bandaged place,” the final play of the 2017-18 Ruth Easton New Play Series. “the bandaged place” by Playwrights’ Center Core Writer Harrison David Rivers When a former lover resurfaces, re-opening a painful wound, Jonah Irby is … [ Read more]

The Mill: “Black Panther” star brings her play to the Guthrie

Iowa-born, Macalester-educated Danai Gurira, who co-starred as a warrior of Wakanda in “Black Panther,” is bringing her newest play to the stage at the Guthrie. Now more than ever, Gurira is juggling the roles of playwright and actress, as she reckons with the star status she’s acquired since starring in Marvel’s “Black Panther,” which has … [ Read more]

‘The Wiz’ is coming to the Children’s Theatre Company stage

Tie up those laces and get ready to ease on down the road: “The Wiz,” the 1978 film adaptation of “The Wizard of Oz” featuring a singing, dancing Diana Ross and Michael Jackson, will be brought to the Children’s Theatre Company stage in an exciting collaboration with CTC and St. Paul’s Penumbra Theatre. “It is … [ Read more]

Ludlow

The year is 1913. Progress runs on coal, but the immigrant miners from southern Colorado are being squeezed beyond endurance. They work the seam while corporate forces arrayed against them spy, manipulate and disrupt, crushing any hint of “union.” Yet the workers and their families lean on one another, wait, hope…and plan. How far will … [ Read more]

Ludlow

The year is 1913. Progress runs on coal, but the immigrant miners from southern Colorado are being squeezed beyond endurance. They work the seam while corporate forces arrayed against them spy, manipulate and disrupt, crushing any hint of “union.” Yet the workers and their families lean on one another, wait, hope…and plan. How far will … [ Read more]

Ludlow

The year is 1913. Progress runs on coal, but the immigrant miners from southern Colorado are being squeezed beyond endurance. They work the seam while corporate forces arrayed against them spy, manipulate and disrupt, crushing any hint of “union.” Yet the workers and their families lean on one another, wait, hope…and plan. How far will … [ Read more]

Ludlow

The year is 1913. Progress runs on coal, but the immigrant miners from southern Colorado are being squeezed beyond endurance. They work the seam while corporate forces arrayed against them spy, manipulate and disrupt, crushing any hint of “union.” Yet the workers and their families lean on one another, wait, hope…and plan. How far will … [ Read more]

Ludlow

The year is 1913. Progress runs on coal, but the immigrant miners from southern Colorado are being squeezed beyond endurance. They work the seam while corporate forces arrayed against them spy, manipulate and disrupt, crushing any hint of “union.” Yet the workers and their families lean on one another, wait, hope…and plan. How far will … [ Read more]

Ludlow

The year is 1913. Progress runs on coal, but the immigrant miners from southern Colorado are being squeezed beyond endurance. They work the seam while corporate forces arrayed against them spy, manipulate and disrupt, crushing any hint of “union.” Yet the workers and their families lean on one another, wait, hope…and plan. How far will … [ Read more]

Ludlow

The year is 1913. Progress runs on coal, but the immigrant miners from southern Colorado are being squeezed beyond endurance. They work the seam while corporate forces arrayed against them spy, manipulate and disrupt, crushing any hint of “union.” Yet the workers and their families lean on one another, wait, hope…and plan. How far will … [ Read more]