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Twin Cities theater company brings stage to stereo

Twin Cities theater company brings stage to stereo

by Frankie Carlson
Published September 29, 2020
Trademark Theater prepares for the opening of a new audioplay version of their original production, “Understood.”
UMN theater and dance students create podcast, bridging artistic divisions

UMN theater and dance students create podcast, bridging artistic divisions

by Nina Raemont, Associate A&E Reporter
Published September 9, 2020
"The Peercast" will feature arts-related news and conversations with Twin Cities creatives, intending to close the gap between programs within the UMTAD department.
Local Minneapolis Band Sapphire poses for a portrait at the Minneapolis Institute of Art on Sunday, Sep. 6th. The group will soon perform for the first time in over eight months at the Amplifying Solidarity concert series.

Get front row (virtual) seats to local music and art focused on racial justice

by Meg Bishop, Associate A&E Reporter
Published September 8, 2020
Northrop teamed up with student organizations to stream concerts and a film about the responses to the killing of George Floyd.
Courtesy of Jennifer Melin Miller. Photo by Amy Melin.

Q&A: Jennifer Melin Miller, co-producer of “Hadestown” and Carlson MBA alumni

by Nina Raemont
Published July 15, 2020
“Hadestown” co-producer Jennifer Melin Miller talks Broadway and the new age of theater in a socially distanced world.
Sarah Mai

Student-led theatre fields short plays about pre-COVID living

by Meg Bishop
Published June 2, 2020
Only submissions not involving the coronavirus were allowed.
Illustration by Sarah Mai

Topping 2,300 entries, theater “bakeoff” brings camaraderie to quarantine

by Alex Strangman
Published March 29, 2020
Hundreds of viewers tuned in for live readings of scripts from UMN theater students’ viral “Quarantine Playwriting Bake Off” competition.
Sarah Mai

UMN theater students’ creative quarantine competition goes viral

by Alex Strangman
Published March 15, 2020
Three University of Minnesota students created a playwriting competition in an attempt to beat isolation, one play at a time. They have since received over 2,100 entries.
Actress Sushma Saha tries out a new means of transportation during a break at a rehearsal for Interstate at MixedBlood Theatre on Tuesday, Feb. 18. The production, created by Kit Yan and Melissa Li, follows the experiences of two trans people, navigating a myriad of cultural issues.

Minnesota theaters welcome a first-ever ‘Jubilee’ year

by Norah Kleven
Published February 24, 2020
The national festival welcomes participants to strive for diversity during the 2020-21 theater season.
Courtesy of  Sophina Saggau.

“MOTH”: using the stage to process trauma

by Ksenia Gorinshteyn
Published February 6, 2020
The play will show at Bryant-Lake Bowl & Theater Feb. 28 – March 7.

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