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Gabriel produced by Walking Shadow Theatre Co. at the Theater Garage

Gabriel produced by Walking Shadow Theatre Co. at the Theater Garage

It is 3+ years into World War II. The British island of Guernsey, situated perilously close to the European continent, is under German occupation. It’s a fairly cushy assignment for a German officer, and a tenuous balance of control and limited tolerance is maintained with the few local residents who have not fled to...
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Street Scene by Girl Friday Productions at the Minneapolis Theater Garage

Street Scene by Girl Friday Productions at the Minneapolis Theater Garage

Elmer Rice‘s brilliant Street Scene (beautifully done by Girl Friday Productions, performing at the Minneapolis Theater Garage through July 30) burst onto the Broadway stage in 1929.  Groundbreaking, realistic but not grimly naturalistic, Street Scene explores the textures of life in a lower-class NYC neighborhood during one incident-rich 24 hour period.  Characters struggle with...
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Sexy Librarian: File Under Rock Musical by Joking Envelope at the Minneapolis Theatre Garage

Sexy Librarian: File Under Rock Musical by Joking Envelope at the Minneapolis Theatre Garage

The play stars Anna Sundberg, and that’s all you really need to know. In Sexy Librarian: File Under Rock Musical (Joking Envelope at the Minneapolis Theatre Garage through May 21) Sundberg plays Constance Black, ultra-frumpy librarian, frizzy-haired, near-sighted, bent under the weight of books, wearer of a long and formless woolen skirt.  Constance finds...
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Safe as Houses, a Joking Envelope Production at Minneapolis Theater Garage

Safe as Houses, a Joking Envelope Production at Minneapolis Theater Garage

The house appears innocuous. It’s pleasant and airy, with a few books, an anemic plant, cheapo Venetian blinds, a couch, a table containing realtor’s photos and info sheets. But the offstage areas, the bone strewn basement, the viciously haunted breakfast nook (“It sucks the life right out of you”), the all-sharp-edges kitchen, the bloody mattresses in...
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