Every year at the Minnesota Fringe Festival, it’s often—correctly—observed, there are bound to be one or more shows that take some appeali..
The devil—or at least a devil, in the person of Edwin Strout—comes roaring out of the gate in David Mamet’s Bobby Gould in Hell, as produc..
We Do Every Show in the Fringe is like a bonbon for experienced Fringegoers: a show starring some of the Twin Cities’ best improv comedian..
It takes a while to get good at Fringe. Four of the nine members of the Ministry of Ideas creative team make a point in their bios of disc..
Rape culture on campus has finally been receiving increased attention in the past few years, but you’ve never seen an account of it quite ..
Though Ariel Leaf’s one-woman Minnesota Fringe Festival show is titled A Mermaid in Narnia (on LSD), Leaf’s monologue isn’t much concerned..
I’ve never been very good at keeping journals. I’ve only done it twice in my life. First, at around age five, I filled a green graph-paper..
As Art (Like It Matters) began last night at the Weisman Art Museum, I felt like John Cusack getting off on floor 7½: not quite sure if I ..
With a lead character’s Morrissey fandom presented front and center in publicity materials, and a title taken from a Smiths song that also..
Before Illusion Theater’s house lights went down on Total Eclipse of the Heart, I pulled up the lyrics to Bonnie Tyler’s 1983 anthem and q..
If your list of things a Fringe show can do doesn’t include “scare the pants off you,” allow me to introduce you to Victor Frankenstein, t..
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 ..