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New Native Theatre to Present FALLENSTAR: THE WATCHOVERERS at The NorShor
by Blair Ingenthron - July 20, 2024


In collaboration with Duluth Playhouse, New Native Theatre will present Fallenstar: The Watchoverers, an exciting new superhero play by Ramón Esquivel. Running October 11 - 13, 2024 at the NorShor Theatre, this Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) play has been commissioned by the BIPOC Superhero Project.

Review: ENGLISH at Guthrie Theater
by Joe Sarafolean - July 20, 2024


What did our critic think of ENGLISH at Guthrie Theater?

Greg Banks Is Recipient Of American Alliance for Theatre & Education 2024 Charlotte B. Chorpenning Playwright Award
by A.A. Cristi - July 18, 2024


The new production of THE LION KING is set to captivate audiences with its stunning visuals and powerful performances. Discover the latest updates and behind-the-scenes insights into this beloved musical.

Review: SIX at Ordway Center For The Performing Arts
by Jared Fessler - July 18, 2024


What did our critic think of SIX at Ordway Center For The Performing Arts?

One Woman Show HOLY O Begins Performances at Minnesota Fringe In August
by A.A. Cristi - July 16, 2024


Lauren Hance's one-woman show HOLY O explores women, sex, and spirituality at the 2024 Minnesota Fringe Festival, August 1-11.

Lyric Arts Company Of Anoka Names Andrew Leshovsky As Managing Director
by A.A. Cristi - July 15, 2024


Lyric Arts Company of Anoka appoints Andrew Leshovsky as Managing Director, bringing new leadership and vision to the theater organization.

Theater Latté Da Presents SCOTLAND, PA At The Ritz Theater This September
by A.A. Cristi - July 15, 2024


Theater Latté Da brings SCOTLAND, PA to The Ritz Theater from September 18 to October 20, 2024. Enjoy this dark comedy adaptation of Shakespeare's MACBETH set in a 1970s Pennsylvania diner.

Ananya Dance Theatre to Present ANTARANGA at The O'Shaughnessy This September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 15, 2024


Ananya Dance Theatre, a company of BIPOC women/femmes, will llaunch its 19th Season of disruptive, powerful, and urgent Contemporary Dance with the world premiere of ANTARANGA: Between You and Me. Learn how to purchase tickets.

Review: HEART & SOUL TOUR 2024 CHICAGO | EARTH, WIND, & FIRE at Xcel Energy Center
by Jared Fessler - July 14, 2024


What did our critic think of HEART & SOUL TOUR 2024 CHICAGO | EARTH, WIND, & FIRE at Xcel Energy Center?

Six Points Theater Reveals 2024-2025 Season
by Blair Ingenthron - July 13, 2024


Six Points Theater has revealed their 2024-25 season, which also marks the company's 30th anniversary.

Review: TRIPLE ESPRESSO at Plymouth Playhouse
by Jared Fessler - July 13, 2024


What did our critic think of TRIPLE ESPRESSO at Plymouth Playhouse?

Review: SWEENEY TODD at Ashland Productions
by Jared Fessler - July 12, 2024


Ashland Productions in Maplewood, Minnesota, is currently staging 'Sweeney Todd' with music by Stephen Sondheim. This dark tale follows a barber who returns to 19th-century London, seeking revenge on the corrupt judge who framed him and ruined his family. Upon his return, he meets Mrs. Lovett, a pie shop owner, and sets up his barber shop above her establishment, setting off a series of grisly events.

The Arts Partnership Presents ORDWAY INSIDE OUT: Schubert's The Great C Major Symphony
by A.A. Cristi - July 11, 2024


Enjoy free Ordway Inside Out programming in Rice Park this Saturday, featuring live performances, interactive art, and family-friendly activities.

Theater Mu Unveils 2024/25 Season Featuring Two World Premieres & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 11, 2024


Theater Mu’s 2024/25 mainstage season, entitled “the Depths of Us,” focuses largely on queer and South Asian stories. Learn more and see how to purchase tickets.

History Theatre 2024-25 Single Tickets On Sale Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 10, 2024


Single tickets are now on sale for History Theatre's 2024-25 season. Learn more!

Children's Theatre Company Announces 2024-2025 Single Tickets Now On Sale
by A.A. Cristi - July 09, 2024


Children's Theatre Company has announced the availability of single tickets for their 2024-2025 season, featuring a variety of performances and artist photos.

Theater Latte Da Announces Three New Works As Part Of The 2024 NEXT Festival
by A.A. Cristi - July 09, 2024


Theater Latte Da reveals three new works for the 2024 NEXT Festival, showcasing innovative and diverse storytelling in the performing arts.

Review: THE SHOW - LIVE ON TOUR - NIALL HORAN at Xcel Energy Center
by Jared Fessler - July 08, 2024


What did our critic think of THE SHOW - LIVE ON TOUR - NIALL HORAN at Xcel Energy Center?

Interview: Plasma of A NIGHT ON BROADWAY WITH PLASMA at Flipphone Events Minneapolis
by Jared Fessler - July 03, 2024


Get ready for a spectacular night on Broadway! Starring PLASMA from RuPaul's Drag Race Season 16, this sensational performance will take place at The Saloon in Minneapolis, Minnesota, presented by Flip Phone Events on Sunday, July 8th, starting at 8 PM. Sing and dance along to your favorite Broadway songs.

Interview: Will Dusek of NEWSIES at Artistry Theater
by Jared Fessler - July 03, 2024


Disney's 'Newsies' will be playing at the Artistry Theater in Bloomington, Minnesota, from July 18 to August 11, 2024. We chat with Will Dusek, who plays Jack Kelly.

Review: BEN PLATT: THE HONEYMIND TOUR at Orpheum Theatre Minneapolis
by Jared Fessler - July 03, 2024


On Saturday, June 29, 2024, Tony, Emmy, and Grammy winner Ben Platt, known for his roles in Broadway productions Dear Evan Hansen and Parade as well as films Dear Evan Hansen, Pitch Perfect, Theater Camp, and The Politician, brought his Honey Mind Tour to Minneapolis, Minnesota at the Orpheum Theater.

GALA Choruses Festival 2024 is Coming to Minneapolis This Summer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 02, 2024


The GALA Choruses Festival 2024 will bring 7,000 singers from 122 choruses worldwide to Minneapolis for five days of concerts and community events, marking the first in-person festival in eight years. Learn how to purchase tickets!

VocalEssence Unveils Concerts For 2024-2025 Season 'Seasons Of Song'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 01, 2024


VocalEssence has revealed its 56th season, 'Seasons of Song,' featuring eight events that showcase the diverse power of choral music. Learn how to purchase tickets.

Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Guthrie Theater
by Joe Sarafolean - June 29, 2024


What did our critic think of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Guthrie Theater?

Video: Go Inside The Sitzprobe for the Guthrie's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Joshua Wright - June 27, 2024


Watch as the cast, crew and band of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS prepare the frightfully funny musical's iconic opening number at the Guthrie Theatre.


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