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The Amish Project, in the Guthrie Theater’s Dowling Studio

February 6, 2016
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The Amish Project, in the Guthrie Theater’s Dowling Studio

The Amish Project (in the Guthrie’s Dowling Studio, through Feb 14) recounts disturbing events that occurred in Nickel Mines PA, on Oct 2, 2006: a troubled – make that insane – man, Ed Stuckey, entered an Amish school, released a teacher and the boys, forced the girls to line up in front of a...
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Clybourne Park at Yellow Tree Theatre

February 5, 2016
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Clybourne Park at Yellow Tree Theatre

Ever dream of listening to voices that spoke through the years in one of the stately houses in our inner-city neighborhoods? Yellow Tree’s production of the Pulitzer Prize winning...
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Pericles at the Guthrie Theater

January 24, 2016
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Pericles at the Guthrie Theater

Who wrote Pericles? Scholars argue. Some claim that William Shakespeare wrote it all. Or that he wrote none of it. Or that he wrote half of it (the last...
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Great Expectations at Park Square Theatre

January 22, 2016
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Great Expectations at Park Square Theatre

Ah. Great Expectations. The most, arguably, beloved story by our most, arguably, beloved author, Charles Dickens. You know the plot (and if you don’t, well, go, quickly, to Park...
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Lullaby by Theater Latté Da, performing at the Ritz Theater

January 17, 2016
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Lullaby by Theater Latté Da, performing at the Ritz Theater

A world premiere written by Michael Elyanow and directed by Jeremy Cohen, Lullaby (Theatre Latté Da, through Feb 7 performing at the Ritz Theater) is a story of family...
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Dear World by Ten Thousand Things

January 15, 2016
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Dear World by Ten Thousand Things

Dear World (at Ten Thousand Things through Feb 7; various venues; please visit the TTT website for specific info) is decidedly un-glitzy. This despite a book (based on Jean...
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The Frog Bride at the Children’s Theatre Co.

January 15, 2016
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The Frog Bride at the Children’s Theatre Co.

When approaching a play for the youngest of children should a reviewer attempt to project how youngsters will respond to the show, or review the work from an adult’s...
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Photo set: David Bowie Tribute at the Varsity Theater featuring DJ Jake Rudh

January 14, 2016
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HowWasTheShow contributor Kristine Lambert submitted these photos from Starman, a David Bowie tribute presented by DJ Jake Rudh’s Transmission, held on Tuesday, January 12th at the Varsity Theater in...
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The Beauty Queen Of Leenane by Theatre Pro Rata performing on the Andy Boss Stage at Park Square

January 10, 2016
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The Beauty Queen Of Leenane by Theatre Pro Rata performing on the Andy Boss Stage at Park Square

The fate of the Irish is well explored territory in the last one hundred years of drama. For Twin Cities’ audiences, the latest offering in this genre is Theatre...
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A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder at the State Theatre

January 6, 2016
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A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder at the State Theatre

You’ve been waiting for this one, right? A fresh new writing and production team, a ridiculous premise, the Tony Award for Best Musical … Well, I’m here to tell...
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