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NEWS: The 2017 Tony Award Winners

The cast of Come From Away performing “Welcome to the Rock” at the 2017 Tony Awards. Here are the 2017 Tony Award Winners. In a surprise upset, Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 received only two wins in design categories (best sound and best lighting design). Best Play:  Oslo (Book: J.T. Rogers) Best Musical: Dear Evan

REVIEW: Diana Krall Goes Retro Again (State Theatre/HTT)

Photo by Mary McCartney. Diana Krall's Turn Up the World tour kicked off in Minneapolis on Friday with a concert at the State Theatre. The concert featured Krall's trademark husky alto vocals in standards drawn from the jazz repertoire and the Great American Songbook. The tour shares a name with Krall's just-released album, which

REVIEW: Gondoliers Gone Wild (GSVLOC)

Gondoliers Giuseppe Palmieri (Ryan Johnson) and Marco Palmieri (Michael Burton) with their maybe wives Tessa (Maggie Burr) and Gianetta (Blanka Melbostad) in GSVLOC’s The Gondoliers. The Gondoliers was only the fourth-most popular work in the Gilbert & Sullivan canon when it was written, as counted by the length of its original theatrical

PHOTOS: The Swanky Look of Grease (Chanhassen Dinner Theatres)

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres' new production of Grease features eye-popping costumes by the award-winning costume designer Rich Hamson. Hamson, who has 60 productions at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres under his belt, is a three-time Ivey Award recipient and was named Lavender Magazine's 2014 Theatre Artist of the Year and Best Large Theater Costume Designer. Here's a

WEEKEND PICKS: Grease, Gondoliers, Dinner at Eight, FOOR Folkz

Aleks Knezevich as Danny Zuko in Chanhassen Dinner Theatres' production of Grease. Photo by Bernadette Pollard. Winter windchill has returned to the Twin Cities again and darn it if there isn't a forecast of snow on Sunday. Here are some indoor entertainments to keep you distracted and warm this weekend. Retro Fun: Grease at

LIVE BLOG: The 24 Hour Plays

Necessity is the mother of invention – or, according to Bill Watterson's Calvin of Calvin and Hobbes, mothers are the necessity of invention. Starting this Sunday at 10 PM, a group of six directors, six playwrights, and 24 actors will test out both as they create and perform six plays in just 24 hours.

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