The cast of TheatreX's upcoming Fringe show Escape THIS in rehearsal. Pictured: Ryan Vanasse, Christy Johnson, Kyle Doherty, and Hannah Bakke. Photo by Joe Hendren. When Napoleon Bonaparte invaded Egypt in 1798, he had no idea that his most enduring legacy would be Egyptomania. The French military expedition included historians and
The legendary alt rock band The Pixies dropped a new music video today. Directed by Kii Arens (behind the music videos for Devo's "What We Do" and Queens of the Stone Age's "The Vampyre of Time and Memory"), the psychedelic video sets the band's recent single "On Graveyard Hill". "On Graveyard
Rodolfo Nieto (center) and Madison Holtze (right) in Mill City Summer Opera's production of the opera La serva padrona. Photo by Jasmin Kemp. Mill City Summer Opera leaped onto its first-ever second stage last night. The company's compact production of La serva padrona is a light-hearted, entertaining gem staged at the
A collage of show images from the 2019 Minnesota Fringe Festival. There are many different ways to approach to the Minnesota Fringe Festival, the Twin Cities' annual performing arts binge extravaganza. Mine has two rules. The first? Park once, move never. The second? Variety. Rule 1 means that, once I've parked my
The cover of a July 5, 2019 decision by the National Labor Relations Board against the Minneapolis-based Guthrie Theater. Yelled arguments bleeding through walls. Complaints answered with retaliation. Unanswered requests for Human Resources to assist and intervene. These are a small selection of the details that emerged in a recent case
A promotional photo for Booth's Ghost. Photo by Nathan Kornelis. He's played a Disneyland Genie, a Green Bay Packers Super Fan, Hubert H. Humphrey (twice), and assorted police officers over the years – so it's natural that Andrew Erskine Wheeler should eventually come around to playing a ghost. This ghost's beef?