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Posted: Sep. 21, 2016

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 9/23; FOLLIES in St. Louis, LAST SHIP in Salt Lake, PUMP BOYS in Seattle, HUNCHBACK in LA!Regional: FOLLIES, LAST SHIP, PUMP BOYS, HUNCHBACK, WONDERFUL TOWN!
Posted: Sep. 23, 2016

Off-Broadway's MARIE AND ROSETTA and More Receive 2016 Edgerton Foundation New Play AwardsOff-Broadway's MARIE & ROSETTA & More Receive 2016 Edgerton Awards
Posted: Sep. 23, 2016

Actors and Artists Unite 2 End Alz Soars into 2016 with 42 TeamsActors and Artists Unite 2 End Alz Soars into 2016 with 42 Teams
Posted: Sep. 22, 2016

BALL: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO MY LOST TESTICLE to Tackle Cancer with Humor in DuluthBALL: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO MY LOST TESTICLE Comes to Duluth
Posted: Sep. 22, 2016

IVEY AWARDS: 2016 Minneapolis Honorees AnnouncedIVEY AWARDS: 2016 Minneapolis Honorees Announced
Posted: Sep. 20, 2016

BWW Interview: SENSE & SENSIBILITY's Alejandra EscalanteBWW Interview: SENSE & SENSIBILITY's Alejandra Escalante
Posted: Sep. 23, 2016

Playwright Warren Bowles Wins Ivey AwardPlaywright Warren Bowles Wins Ivey Award
Posted: Sep. 20, 2016

The Ordway to Welcome SEX TIPS FOR STRAIGHT WOMEN FROM A GAY MAN TourOrdway to Welcome SEX TIPS FOR STRAIGHT WOMEN FROM A GAY MAN Tour
Posted: Sep. 21, 2016

BWW Review: THE TAMING at Theatre UnboundBWW Review: THE TAMING at Theatre Unbound
Posted: Sep. 19, 2016

Gadfly Theatre Company Presents SHE KILLS MONSTERSGadfly Theatre Company Presents SHE KILLS MONSTERS
Posted: Sep. 20, 2016

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 9/18/2016Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 9/18/2016
Posted: Sep. 18, 2016

The Playhouse is Proud to Present IT RUNS IN THE FAMILYThe Playhouse is Proud to Present IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY
Posted: Sep. 22, 2016

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 9/25/2016Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 9/25/2016
Posted: Sep. 25, 2016

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 9/25/2016 Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 9/25/2016
by BWW on September 25, 2016 in Minneapolis

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/25/2016 for Minneapolis (more...)
BWW Interview: SENSE & SENSIBILITY's Alejandra Escalante BWW Interview: SENSE & SENSIBILITY's Alejandra Escalante
by Kristen Hirsch Montag on September 23, 2016 in Minneapolis

Playing Dashwood sister Marianne, Alejandra Escalante gives a delightful, no nonsense interview in 6 Questions & a Plug -- just as you'd expect from SENSE & SENSIBILITY. (more...)
Off-Broadway's MARIE AND ROSETTA and More Receive 2016 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards Off-Broadway's MARIE AND ROSETTA and More Receive 2016 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2016 in Minneapolis

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, has announced the recipients of the second round of the 2016 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards. (more...)
BALL: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO MY LOST TESTICLE to Tackle Cancer with Humor in Duluth BALL: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO MY LOST TESTICLE to Tackle Cancer with Humor in Duluth
by BWW News Desk on September 22, 2016 in Minneapolis

???????Twin Cities actor and playwright Max Wojtanowicz will tour his highly-acclaimed original musical Ball: A Musical Tribute To My Lost Testicle to the Underground Theatre in Duluth, MN. (more...)
Actors and Artists Unite 2 End Alz Soars into 2016 with 42 Teams Actors and Artists Unite 2 End Alz Soars into 2016 with 42 Teams
by BWW News Desk on September 22, 2016 in Minneapolis

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Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 9/23; FOLLIES in St. Louis, LAST SHIP in Salt Lake, PUMP BOYS in Seattle, HUNCHBACK in LA! Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 9/23; FOLLIES in St. Louis, LAST SHIP in Salt Lake, PUMP BOYS in Seattle, HUNCHBACK in LA!
by BWW Special Coverage on September 23, 2016 in Minneapolis

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in St. Louis, Salt Lake City, Seattle and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include FOLLIES in St. Louis, THE LAST SHIP in Salt Lake City, and PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES in Seattle, just to name a few. (more...)
The Ordway to Welcome SEX TIPS FOR STRAIGHT WOMEN FROM A GAY MAN Tour The Ordway to Welcome SEX TIPS FOR STRAIGHT WOMEN FROM A GAY MAN Tour
by BWW News Desk on September 21, 2016 in Minneapolis

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts will present the national tour of Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man, Nov. 18-19. (more...)
The Playhouse is Proud to Present IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY The Playhouse is Proud to Present IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY
by BWW News Desk on September 22, 2016 in Minneapolis

Dr. David Mortimore, a renowned neurologist, is about to deliver the most important lecture of his life when into his hospital comes Jane Tate, ex-nurse and ex-girlfriend with shocking news as to why she had to leave so hastily 16 years and nine months ago. Not only is Dr. Mortimore suddenly learning he is the father of her son Leslie, but the strapping teenager is now in waiting in the reception area to meet his long lost parent! (more...)
Playwright Warren Bowles Wins Ivey Award Playwright Warren Bowles Wins Ivey Award
by BWW News Desk on September 20, 2016 in Minneapolis

Twin Cities theater veteran Warren C. Bowles took home an Ivey Award for his direction of Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company (MJTC)'s 2016 production of The Tale of the Allergist's Wife by Charles Busch. The play, which portrays the existential angst of a bored housewife when an old friend arrives, featured Sally Wingert, Linda Kelsey and Maggie Bearmon Pistner as part of its stellar cast. (more...)
Gadfly Theatre Company Presents SHE KILLS MONSTERS Gadfly Theatre Company Presents SHE KILLS MONSTERS
by BWW News Desk on September 20, 2016 in Minneapolis

Gadfly Theatre Company presents "She Kills Monsters"; the first show in their new home, The Fox Egg Gallery at 3730 Chicago Ave S. They will be performing October 7-10 and October 14-16. All shows are 7:30 PM except for Sundays which are at 3:00 PM. (more...)
IVEY AWARDS: 2016 Minneapolis Honorees Announced IVEY AWARDS: 2016 Minneapolis Honorees Announced
by BWW News Desk on September 20, 2016 in Minneapolis

?The Twin Cities theater community honored Graydon Royce, long-time theater critic for the Star Tribune, with the Lifetime Achievement Award, and costume designer Trevor Bowen with the Emerging Artist Award at the 12th annual Ivey Awards. The yearly celebration was held Monday, September 19, at the Historic State Theatre in downtown Minneapolis. (more...)
BWW Review: THE TAMING at Theatre Unbound BWW Review: THE TAMING at Theatre Unbound
by Karen Bovard on September 19, 2016 in Minneapolis

Lauren Gunderson is the 8th most produced playwright in the US in the 2015 - 16 theater season, according to AMERICAN THEATRE. Make that 9th, if you count Shakespeare. And part of the reason is her 2013 farce, THE TAMING, which riffs loosely off Shakespeare's famously problematic sex comedy, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 9/18/2016 Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 9/18/2016
by BWW on September 18, 2016 in Minneapolis

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/18/2016 for Minneapolis (more...)
Interact Center for the Visual and Performing Arts Present WHAT FOOLS THESE MORTALS BE Interact Center for the Visual and Performing Arts Present WHAT FOOLS THESE MORTALS BE
by BWW News Desk on September 16, 2016 in Minneapolis

This fall, Interact Theater's incomparable ensemble ignites the stage with their newest creation What Fools These Mortals Be. Master playwright and storyteller Kevin Kling heads up the cast for an unforgettable evening of theater, humor, music, and over-the-top foolishness accompanied by original music and stage direction by Ivey Award-winning composer Aaron Gabriel. (more...)
5th Annual Crutchfield Dermatology Foundation 5K Returns to Eagan, MN, Today 5th Annual Crutchfield Dermatology Foundation 5K Returns to Eagan, MN, Today
by BWW News Desk on September 17, 2016 in Minneapolis

The Crutchfield Dermatology Foundation announced the 5th Annual Crutchfield Dermatology Foundation 5K for Camp Discovery at Lebanon Hills Regional Park, September 17th, 2016. The Crutchfield Dermatology Foundation is a non-profit created in 2012 by Charles E. Crutchfield III MD to promote good health in Minnesota. One of the Foundation's premiere events is the annual 5K, which has been successful raising funds benefiting the American Academy of Dermatology's Camp Discovery. (more...)
Cast Set for MAGIC TREE HOUSE: A NIGHT IN NEW ORLEANS at Stages Theatre Company Cast Set for MAGIC TREE HOUSE: A NIGHT IN NEW ORLEANS at Stages Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk on September 16, 2016 in Minneapolis

Stages Theatre Company (STC) presents Magic Tree House: A Night in New Orleans, directed by Jamil Jude. (more...)
MAGIC TREE HOUSE, SHREK, VELVETEEN RABBIT, SWIMMY and More Set for Stages Theatre Company's 2016-17 Season MAGIC TREE HOUSE, SHREK, VELVETEEN RABBIT, SWIMMY and More Set for Stages Theatre Company's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk on September 16, 2016 in Minneapolis

As Stages Theatre Company (STC) unveils our 33nd season, we continue our commitment providing high-quality, accessible theatre for young audiences. Welcome to what promises to be an inspiring season at Stages Theatre Company! A season built to inspire the young as well as the young at heart. A season that invites the question-what inspires you? (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 9/16; EVITA Starring Eden Espinosa, IN THE HEIGHTS in Atlanta, Patti LuPone in CA and More! Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 9/16; EVITA Starring Eden Espinosa, IN THE HEIGHTS in Atlanta, Patti LuPone in CA and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on September 16, 2016 in Minneapolis

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Nashville, Atlanta, Costa Mesa and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include Studio Tenn's EVITA starring Eden Espinosa, IN THE HEIGHTS in Atlanta, and Patti LuPone in concert in Costa Mesa, just to name a few. (more...)
The Playhouse is Proud to Present IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY The Playhouse is Proud to Present IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY
by BWW News Desk on September 14, 2016 in Minneapolis

Dr. David Mortimore, a renowned neurologist, is about to deliver the most important lecture of his life when into his hospital comes Jane Tate, ex-nurse and ex-girlfriend with shocking news as to why she had to leave so hastily 16 years and nine months ago. Not only is Dr. Mortimore suddenly learning he is the father of her son Leslie, but the strapping teenager is now in waiting in the reception area to meet his long lost parent! (more...)
Theatre Pro Rata Stages HENRY V and 44 PLAYS FOR 44 PRESIDENTS Theatre Pro Rata Stages HENRY V and 44 PLAYS FOR 44 PRESIDENTS
by BWW News Desk on September 14, 2016 in Minneapolis

On Friday, November 5, Theatre Pro Rata will open Henry V by William Shakespeare and a special three performance remount of 44 Plays for 44 Presidents by Andy Bayiates et al. (Nov. 6-8) at the brand new Nimbus Theatre in Minneapolis. (more...)
Roderick Cox Named Minnesota Orchestra Associate Conductor Roderick Cox Named Minnesota Orchestra Associate Conductor
by BWW News Desk on September 13, 2016 in Minneapolis

Roderick Cox, who was appointed the Minnesota Orchestra's assistant conductor in June 2015, has been named associate conductor for the 2016-17 season, the Orchestra announced today.  (more...)
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Makes Orpheum Debut in November THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Makes Orpheum Debut in November
by BWW News Desk on September 13, 2016 in Minneapolis

Hennepin Theatre Trust will present the critically acclaimed National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME as part of the 2016-2017 Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin Season Nov. 29-Dec. 4 at the historic Orpheum Theatre. The Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens is adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel and directed by Tony winner Marianne Elliott. (more...)
Mixed Blood Theatre Suing Prince's Estate for Cancelled 'REVELRY' Gala Mixed Blood Theatre Suing Prince's Estate for Cancelled 'REVELRY' Gala
by BWW News Desk on September 13, 2016 in Minneapolis

Mixed Blood Theatre in Minneapolis is suing Prince's estate for nearly $350,000 following the abrupt cancellation of their 40th anniversary gala, originally slated for May 14 at Prince's Paisley Park venue. (more...)
ELEPHANT & PIGGIE'S WE ARE IN A PLAY! to Bring Books to Life at Children's Theatre Company ELEPHANT & PIGGIE'S WE ARE IN A PLAY! to Bring Books to Life at Children's Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk on September 13, 2016 in Minneapolis

Children's Theatre Company (CTC) will present Elephant & Piggie's We Are in a Play!, based on Mo Willems' award-winning and beloved book series beginning September 13. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 9/11/2016 Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 9/11/2016
by BWW on September 11, 2016 in Minneapolis

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/11/2016 for Minneapolis (more...)





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