Author: Janet Preus

The Red Shoes mind-bends a classic

Open Eye Figure Theatre collaborates with the new Oddfellows Collective

  Open Eye Figure Theatre and Oddfellows Collective, a new theater entity formed of well-known local artists, most notably the play’s writer/director/designer Joel Sass and writer/performer Kimberly Richardson, have opened “The Red Shoes.” Although inspired by the Hans Christian Andersen…

Anna In The Tropics: a missed opportunity

At the Jungle Theater through March 12

The Jungle Theater has opened its 2017 season with a play by Nilo Cruz, “Anna in the Tropics,” a Pulitzer Price winner for the playwright in 2003. The piece starts with the jewel most writers treasure: a little known slice-of-life,…

The 2016 Ivey Awards

This year, I told my significant other and regular theater companion (Tim) to write up what he wanted to say about the Iveys. He loves going to the Twin Cities theater community’s big event, and as a performer, has a…