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BWW Reviews: Ten Thousand Things' Minimalist Production of ROMEO AND JULIET Brings the Classic Story to Life in a Unique WayBWW Reviews: Ten Thousand Things' Minimalist Production of ROMEO AND JULIET Brings the Classic Story to Life in a Unique Way
by Jill Schafer - Oct 19, 2014

No one does Shakespeare like Ten Thousand Things. They manage to boil the text down to its bare essentials, and convey the heart of the story in a way that feels fresh and modern. This season they bring their unique Shakespeare style to perhaps his most well-know play, the story of star-crossed lovers that inspired all others, Romeo and Juliet. In the typically minimalist production (since TTT performs on location at prisons, homeless shelters, and community centers, the paid public performances are also in a small, fully lit room with little in the way of sets and costumes), director Peter Rothstein and his fantastic cast of eight playing multiple characters bring this familiar story to life in a unique way. (more...)

Nearly 300 Minnesota Artists to Mount 18 Productions at Park Square in 2014-15Nearly 300 Minnesota Artists to Mount 18 Productions at Park Square in 2014-15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

With Sexy Laundry opening tonight, the entire cast roster for the theatre's biggest season is almost complete. Nearly 300 Minnesota artists - including actors, directors, designers and technical operators - will mount 18 productions on two stages. The season lineup confirms Park Square's commitment to the work of women writers like Amy Herzog, Michele Riml and Alice Walker. The casting emphasizes Park Square as a home for local artists of color, from returning favorites like James A. Williams, T. Mychael Rambo and Regina Williams to dozens of debuts like Dominique Wooten, Kurt Kwan and Sarah Ochs. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 3/17/2013Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 3/17/2013
by BWW - Mar 17, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/17/2013 for Minneapolis (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 3/10/2013Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 3/10/2013
by BWW - Mar 10, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/10/2013 for Minneapolis (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 3/03/2013Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 3/03/2013
by BWW - Mar 3, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/03/2013 for Minneapolis (more...)

The Guthrie Announces Cast for Mu Performing Arts' YELLOW FEVERThe Guthrie Announces Cast for Mu Performing Arts' YELLOW FEVER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2013

The Guthrie Theater today announced casting for the Mu Performing Arts production of Yellow Fever. Written by R.A. Shiomi, the play is a groundbreaking noir comedy in the Asian American theatrical canon told through the eyes of Sam Shikaze, a nisei (second generation Japanese) Canadian detective that explores themes of political deception and cultural assimilation. Yellow Fever will be performed in Guthrie's Dowling Studio from March 8-24, 2013 and directed by Rick Shiomi. (more...)

Mu Performing Arts' YELLOW FACE Closes 2/21 at the GuthrieMu Performing Arts' YELLOW FACE Closes 2/21 at the Guthrie
by Andrew Newman - Feb 21, 2010

Mu Performing Arts' YELLOW FACE Closes 2/21 at the Guthrie Theatre. (more...)

Mu Performing Arts Opens YELLOW FACE at the Guthrie, 2/6Mu Performing Arts Opens YELLOW FACE at the Guthrie, 2/6
by Andrew Newman - Feb 6, 2010

The Guthrie and Mu Performing Arts today announced that actor Randy Reyes will star in the Mu production of the Obie Award-winning play YELLOW FACE by David Henry Hwang, directed by Rick Shiomi. The production, proudly presented by the Guthrie, marks the second of three works by Hwang - all of which feature Reyes in leading roles - to be presented in the Twin Cities during the 2009-10 season. Reyes' performance as DHH, Hwang's alter-ego in YELLOW FACE, is bookended by his appearance in Mu's recent production of Hwang's new adaptation of FLOWER DRUM SONG, and his upcoming appearance as Song Liling in the Guthrie's production of M. BUTTERFLY. (more...)

Photo Flash: Production Photos of Mu Performing Arts' YELLOW FACE; Opens 2/6Photo Flash: Production Photos of Mu Performing Arts' YELLOW FACE; Opens 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2010

Mu Performing Arts' production of YELLOW FACE opens February 6 and continues through February 21 in the Dowling Studio at the Guthrie. Single tickets range from $18 to $30, and are available from the Guthrie box office at 612-377-2224 or online at www.guthrietheater.org. (more...)

Mu Performing Arts Opens YELLOW FACE at the Guthrie, 2/6Mu Performing Arts Opens YELLOW FACE at the Guthrie, 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2010

The Guthrie and Mu Performing Arts today announced that actor Randy Reyes will star in the Mu production of the Obie Award-winning play YELLOW FACE by David Henry Hwang, directed by Rick Shiomi. The production, proudly presented by the Guthrie, marks the second of three works by Hwang - all of which feature Reyes in leading roles - to be presented in the Twin Cities during the 2009-10 season. Reyes' performance as DHH, Hwang's alter-ego in YELLOW FACE, is bookended by his appearance in Mu's recent production of Hwang's new adaptation of FLOWER DRUM SONG, and his upcoming appearance as Song Liling in the Guthrie's production of M. BUTTERFLY. (more...)

Mu Performing Arts Opens YELLOW FACE at the Guthrie, 2/6Mu Performing Arts Opens YELLOW FACE at the Guthrie, 2/6
by Andrew Newman - Jan 14, 2010

The Guthrie and Mu Performing Arts today announced that actor Randy Reyes will star in the Mu production of the Obie Award-winning play YELLOW FACE by David Henry Hwang, directed by Rick Shiomi. The production, proudly presented by the Guthrie, marks the second of three works by Hwang - all of which feature Reyes in leading roles - to be presented in the Twin Cities during the 2009-10 season. Reyes' performance as DHH, Hwang's alter-ego in YELLOW FACE, is bookended by his appearance in Mu's recent production of Hwang's new adaptation of FLOWER DRUM SONG, and his upcoming appearance as Song Liling in the Guthrie's production of M. BUTTERFLY. (more...)

Playlist: America '09 Comes To Chicago At The Pillsbury House Theatre 5/8-5/23 Playlist: America '09 Comes To Chicago At The Pillsbury House Theatre 5/8-5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2009

Pillsbury House Theatre presents the area premiere of the original production Playlist: America '09 By Aditi Brennan Kapil and Pillsbury House Theatre's Breaking Ice Company. Playlist: America '09 will be directed by Heidi Hunter Batz. (more...)

PLAYLIST: America '09 Runs 5/8-23 At Pillsbury House TheaterPLAYLIST: America '09 Runs 5/8-23 At Pillsbury House Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2009

Pillsbury House Theatre presents the area premiere of the original production Playlist: America '09 By Aditi Brennan Kapil and Pillsbury House Theatre's Breaking Ice Company. Playlist: America '09 will be directed by Heidi Hunter Batz. Performances run May 8 through May 23 on the Pillsbury House Theatre Mainstage at 3501 Chicago Avenue South in Minneapolis.PLAYLIST (more...)

Playlist: America '09 Comes To Chicago At The Pillsbury House Theatre 5/8-5/23 Playlist: America '09 Comes To Chicago At The Pillsbury House Theatre 5/8-5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2009

Pillsbury House Theatre presents the area premiere of the original production Playlist: America '09 By Aditi Brennan Kapil and Pillsbury House Theatre's Breaking Ice Company. Playlist: America '09 will be directed by Heidi Hunter Batz. (more...)

PLAYLIST: America '09 Runs 5/8-23 At Pillsbury House TheaterPLAYLIST: America '09 Runs 5/8-23 At Pillsbury House Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2009

Pillsbury House Theatre presents the area premiere of the original production Playlist: America '09 By Aditi Brennan Kapil and Pillsbury House Theatre's Breaking Ice Company. Playlist: America '09 will be directed by Heidi Hunter Batz. Performances run May 8 through May 23 on the Pillsbury House Theatre Mainstage at 3501 Chicago Avenue South in Minneapolis.PLAYLIST (more...)

 
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