When critics pan shows, we’re often regarded as being spiteful, jaded, or simply out-of-touch. In my experience, though, we’re all too in ..
Despite the fact that it was never performed in full in the United States until the 1940s, The Nutcracker has become as much a pillar of t..
I’m not quite sure how a submarine crew would smell after traveling 20,000 leagues under the sea, but as a couple of dozen kids, parents, ..
Hello mudder, hello fadder—
I was going to write this whole letter in rhyming cadence to the tune of Dance of the Hours, but I don’t ha..
It’s apt that a pair of actual kittens appear in the opening scene of the Jungle Theater’s new production of You Can’t Take It With You, b..
You’re not likely to see a more life-affirming show this summer than Unearthing the Family Jewels, the dazzling and delightful aluminum an..
A sign at the entrance of the Red Eye Theater warns that Novelty Shots: A Political Fantasy “includes loud gunshots, stage fog and potenti..
Last night I had the privilege of attending one of Laurie Van Wieren’s locally famed 9×22 Dance Labs at the Bryant-Lake Bowl in Minneapoli..
How can you expect a man to hit a golf ball between a chicken’s legs when he has a raging hangover and his wife has just left him for her ..
At the beginning of Good Job Horses, three gunslingers tumble into a lonesome desert hotel, toting overflowing bags of bloody money. It tu..
Necklines were plunging, shirts were short to vanishing, and bellies were out—for both genders, not always intentionally—at Orchestra Hall..
What would you do if your husband was an assistant coach at Penn State and came home to tell you he’d just discovered Jerry Sandusky in a ..