“Caught” – A Brilliant Inquiry into Art, Media Manipulation, & Bisexuality at Level 9

Tennessee Williams once said in praise of the younger Joan Didion that she had a special way of perceiving the realities and the unrealities of the time they were living in. I wonder if the […]

Download FREE Passes to See “Rocketman”!

                                    You and a guest are invited to advance screening of ROCKETMAN on Wednesday, May 29 at 7pm […]

“The Brothers Paranormal”, a Spinetingler from Theatres Penumbra & Mu – Lou Bellamy’s Actors Bare Their Souls

The Brothers Paranormal is the sort of play one doesn’t want to divulge too much about before it’s actually seen. There’s a risk of spoilers. However, Prince Gomolvilas has written one truly eerie play. What’s so […]

Lex Ham presents contemporary masterwork “God of Carnage” in St. Paul’s Hamline-Midway Area

It’s almost 2020 and that means there’s already a whole realm of significant 21st century plays. Some of the titles you may have heard of are Ruined, Doubt, August: Osage County, and The Metamorphoses, currently on […]

True Believers Theatrically Rail Against Homophobia, Racism & “Hate” in “Hail Satan?”

“To punish the oppressors of humanity is clemency; to forgive them is cruelty.”  – Maximilien Robespierre Documentary filmmaker Penny Lane observes the activism of a tax-exempt religious organization founded by Lucien Greaves called The Satanic […]

Vulnerable Adult-Centered Drama, “Marjorie Prime”, Echoes Rod Serling at Park Square

Marjorie Prime has been staged in an absorbing production by a first-rate cast presented by Park Square Theatre’s resident theater company, PRIME PRODUCTIONS. Director Elena Giannetti’s actors play their roles with delicacy and depth. Candace […]

Actress Noreen K. Brandt Comments on Women in Oscar Wilde’s Infrequently Produced But Superlative “A Woman of No Importance”

Noreen K. Brandt appears in Classics Lost N Found Theater’s production of Oscar Wilde’s A Woman of No Importance in the role of Lady Hunstanton in their new performance space at Lake Nokomis Presbyterian Church. Brandt […]

Insanely Brilliant – “The Play That Goes Wrong” Celebrates the Power of Incongruity at the Orpheum

Incongruity can be a great generator of laughter when harnessed to a well-shaped comedy. The playing of opposites simultaneously can also trigger laughter. What makes The Play That Goes Wrong so uproariously successful is its wacky […]

Review: “The Secrets of Blackmoor” Probes the Backstory of Dungeons & Dragons

The Secrets of Blackmoor – The True History of Dungeons and Dragons is an absorbing documentary that tells the backstory of the Dungeons and Dragons game and how the influence of war gaming was central […]

5Q: La Traviata

“5Q” is an online-only column featuring five questions about stage productions in the Metro Area. Periodically, “5Q” will take the form of an interview with actors, directors, writers, etc. to shed some light on the […]

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