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Hir at Mixed Blood Theatre

February 27, 2015
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Hir at Mixed Blood Theatre

“Let’s put the fun in dysfunctional!” exclaims playwright Taylor Mac and – for a while, anyhow – he succeeds. The Mixed Blood stage for Hir (at MB through Mar 22) swirls with a wild scatter of dirty laundry (“I don’t do laundry any more,” asserts Mistress Paige, played by the great Sally Wingert. “I’m...
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A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Guthrie Theatre

February 15, 2015
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A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Guthrie Theatre

The Guthrie‘s production of William Shakespeare‘s delightful A Midsummer Night’s Dream clocks in at a bladder busting three plus hours. Loud and long, massive and ambitious, this show entertains...
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Oliver! by Theater Latté Da, performing at the Pantages Theatre

February 7, 2015
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Oliver! by Theater Latté Da, performing at the Pantages Theatre

I took my 18 yo son to see Oliver! (Theater Latté Da and Hennepin Theatre Trust, performing in the exquisite Pantages Theatre, through March 1). During intermission, we had...
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The Coward by Walking Shadow Theatre Company, performing at Red Eye Theater

February 6, 2015
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The Coward by Walking Shadow Theatre Company, performing at Red Eye Theater

I have never ever, in my exalted theatrical career, seen so much blood. The Red Eye stage is awash in it and, indeed, the raked set (a terrific design...
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Death And The Maiden, a co-production of Torch Theater and Gremlin Theatre, at the Theatre Garage

January 30, 2015
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Death And The Maiden, a co-production of Torch Theater and Gremlin Theatre, at the Theatre Garage

This production of the oft-produced Death And The Maiden (Torch Theater and Gremlin Theatre, co-producing at the Theater Garage through Feb 21) begins with a prologue of sorts: Paulina...
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Gertrude Stein And A Companion at the Jungle Theater

January 23, 2015
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Gertrude Stein And A Companion at the Jungle Theater

How could Claudia Wilkens and Barbara Kingsley have played these roles in 1992, when the two actors were 14 and 12 years old, respectively? The characters Gertrude Stein and...
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HowWasTheShow.com is looking for a theater reviewer

January 23, 2015
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HowWasTheShow.com is looking for a theater reviewer. The site can offer no pay. However, reviewers get: 1. free seats to the plays they review (good seats at that); 2....
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The Most Dangerous Game at Bedlam Theater

January 15, 2015
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The holidays are over, the weather has turned friendlier and you’ve got a little cabin fever, right? I know just the cure. Get in the car (or grab the...
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The Hothouse by Dark & Stormy Productions, performing at the Grain Belt Brewery

December 15, 2014
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The Hothouse by Dark & Stormy Productions, performing at the Grain Belt Brewery

  Dark & Stormy Productions performs Harold Pinter‘s giddily nonsensical The Hothouse in ye olde Grain Belt Brewery’s Atrium (79 13th Ave. NE, through Jan 4). D&S excels at...
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