BWW Review: Lyrics Arts Produces Compelling and Contemporary GOD OF CARNAGEBWW Review: Lyrics Arts Produces Compelling and Contemporary GOD OF CARNAGE
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Oct 17, 2018

The Tony Award Wining 2009 'God of Carnage,' opened at Lyric Arts this weekend. The intimate theater offers a splendid production of Yasmina Reza's comic tragedy with sophistication. The 90 minute, no intermission evening presents a plethora of philosophical issues to contemplate, especially in regard to contemporary society. This fascinating evening will uncover the darkest humor alongside frightening realities present in society. (more...)

BWW Review: Dignity and Humanity Deliciously Discovered in Lyric Arts' SUPERIOR DONUTSBWW Review: Dignity and Humanity Deliciously Discovered in Lyric Arts' SUPERIOR DONUTS
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Jan 19, 2018

Once again, Anoka's Lyric Arts presents an area premiere for their audiences. This winter, Superior Donuts, a 2008 play written by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts, arrived for opening weekend. Letts, an ensemble actor at Chicago's famed Steppenwolf Theatre, has recently been in the news for his role in Greta Gertwig's film, 'Lady Bird,' with another Steppenwolf actor, Laurie Metcalf, and newcomer Saoirse Ronan. To learn a bit about Letts, his sense of humor, and his award winning theatrical career, viewing his comedy Superior Donuts provides one perfect place to begin. (more...)

Theatre in the Round to Stage FAHRENHEIT 451
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2015

Theatre in the Round Players (TRP) presents Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury in weekend performances January 8 through 31. (more...)