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Kiss the Tiger perform at the Varsity Theater as part of their grand reopening show on Friday, Feb. 9.

Review: Varsity Theater’s “soft” reopening

by Kate Drakulic
Published February 12, 2018
The venue brought acoustic, rock n' roll and soul inspired artists as they rang in their reopening.
Black Label Movement opens its 2018 season at the Ritz Theater

Black Label Movement opens its 2018 season at the Ritz Theater

by Maddy Folstein
Published January 16, 2018
The dance company opens their second decade of performance with “TeamWork,” a repertory show devoted to the company’s myriad of collaborations.
The cast of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time rehearses at Mixed Blood Theatre on Wednesday, Nov. 1. The play won a Tony award in 2015 and will be showing at Mixed Blood Theatre Nov. 10 through Dec. 3.

‘Curious Incident’ at Mixed Blood Theatre opens on November 10

by Maddy Folstein
Published November 2, 2017
The Tony-award winning play is based on the 2003 novel of the same title.

Q&A: UMN Theatre Alumnus Ian Truitner

by Kate Drakulic
Published October 26, 2017
The L.A. filmmaker discussed his international film, UMN recognition and preparing the next generation of film makers.
The cast of What You Will conduct a rehearsal on Monday, July 31, 2017 at Phoenix Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The play, which explores transgender identity through Shakespeares Twelfth Night, is part of Minnesota Fringe Fest 2017.

At Fringe Festival, UMN students give new life to Shakespeare

by Gunthar Reising
Published August 2, 2017
In “What You Will,” students explore transgender identity and the urgency of Shakespeare.

Review: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” under the summer stars

by Maddy Folstein
Published August 1, 2017
Staging, performance and natural magic blend and mingle in American Players Theatre’s spirited production.
Artist and attendees gather at the Red Eye Theater for the first LaLa festival. The festival featured artist who identify as women, LGBTQ or people of color and looked at the role of critical conversations and criticism within art.

At LALA Festival, art and intimate conversation

by Katie Lauer
Published July 31, 2017
The three-day event worked to present voices from artists identifying as women, people of color and LGBT.
Left Improv actors Hannah, and Taha perform an act based on a audiences annoyance with her phone not updating Saturday, June 17, 2017.

The rest is still unscripted: Minneapolis’ distinct improv comedy scene

by Katie Lauer
Published June 22, 2017
The Twin Cities Improv Festival celebrates its 11th year with a five-day event.
Audience members seat themselves before the Altered Esthetics Film Festival on Thursday, June 1 at the Southern Theater on West Bank.

The Southern Theater’s fringes of film-making

by Gunthar Reising
Published June 7, 2017
Several artistic disciplines gathered Thursday for atmospheric music, dance improvisation and experimental film.
Cast members of The Great Divide: Plays for a Broken Nation rehearse for upcoming performances on Friday, April 14, 2017 at the Pillsbury House Theater in Minneapolis.

Local playwrights unpack post-election America in new theater series

by Maddy Folstein
Published April 18, 2017
“The Great Divide: Plays for a Broken Nation” opens April 19

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