REVIEW: Dementia’s Taunts in The Father (Gremlin Theatre)

The calm before the storm: Craig Johnson (center), Miriam Schwartz (rear-left), and Peter Christian Hansen (background-right) in Gremlin Theatre's production of The Father. Photo by Alyssa Kristine. The Father, now playing at Gremlin Theatre, is an engrossing play about a man in his sixties suffering from dementia and his daughter's efforts

INTERVIEW: Singer-Songwriter-Actor Emily Dussault – Gone Missing, Champagne Drops, and Songwriting

The cast of Theatre Elision's production of Gone Missing in rehearsal. On Thursday, 1/17, Theatre Elision opens its production of the musical Gone Missing. This is the Minnesota premiere of a 2003 musical by the late composer Michael Friedman (The Abominables, Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson) and book writer Steve Cosson. An

REVIEW: Classic Farce in Lend Me A Tenor (Old Log Theatre)

Opera Guild Chairwoman Julia (Melanie Wehrmacher) meets with Tito Merelli (Luke Davidson), the famous opera star – or is he? – in the Old Log Theatre's production of Lend Me a Tenor. Photo courtesy of the Old Log Theatre. Ken Ludwig's Lend Me a Tenor owes a lot to P.G. Wodehouse's Bertie

PHOTOS: A Look at The Father at Gremlin Theatre

Craig Johnson and Olivia Wilusz in Gremlin Theatre's production of The Father. Photo by Alyssa Kristine. Tonight, Gremlin Theatre's production of Florian Zeller's The Father opens in St. Paul. This play, originally written in French and translated by Christopher Hampton, is a darkly humorous exploration of the ravages of dementia. The play's