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Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson by Minneapolis Musical Theatre, performing at the New Century Theatre

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson by Minneapolis Musical Theatre, performing at the New Century Theatre

Andrew Jackson, our seventh President, was a nasty piece of work. A westerner (from the frontier state of Tennessee), Jackson owned slaves, gleefully massacred native Americans, slew men in duels, bigamously married his wife, battled his way to the Presidency, destroyed hundreds of banks and, most infamously, engineered the “Indian Removal Act” of 1830,...
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Rocket To The Moon by the Gremlin Theatre, performing at the New Century Theatre

Rocket To The Moon by the Gremlin Theatre, performing at the New Century Theatre

Once a much bally-hoo’d darling of the New York theater – the Group Theatre made its reputation (or at least its money) producing his work in the 1930s – playwright Clifford Odets‘s work seldom finds its way onto contemporary stages. Perhaps this is because his plays are cast heavy and dated (being too much...
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Standing On Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays. A co-production of Frank Theatre and the Hennepin Theatre Trust

Standing On Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays.  A co-production of Frank Theatre and the Hennepin Theatre Trust

Last night your intrepid HWTS theater reviewers, Janet Preus and John Olive, betook themselves to the spiffily spartan New Century Theatre to see Standing On Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays (a co-production between Frank Theatre and the Hennepin Theatre Trust, running through June 16). Standing On Ceremony, short – but passionate – playlets written...
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