A partly colorized crop of Doug Kalberg's pencil-and-ink cover art for the July 15, 2017 performance of Ka-BaaM!! at Huge Theatre. This image has been altered for publication. In a June 22 piece on Minnesota Playlist, Huge Theatre's executive director Butch Roy called for media outlets to spend more time reviewing long-form theatrical
Our popular Fringe File series on the Minnesota Fringe Festival returns. Pictured: Max Wojtanowicz in a promotional photo for MN Fringe 2016's Ball: A Tribute to My Lost Testicle. A Fringe show may begin with the first glimmer of an idea or the drawing of its number, but its first incarnation ends with the money.
Michael Hollinger's Red Herring, now playing at Theatre in the Round, is a bedroom farce whose mistaken identities and misunderstandings quickly spiral outside of the bedroom into potential nuclear war. That's a slight exaggeration – but it does run very quickly , at least, into Cold War spycraft and nuclear
Willi Carlisle in There Ain't No More: Death of a Folksinger. Photo by Robin Farrin. One of the hottest out-of-town acts coming to the 2017 Minnesota Fringe Festival is a solo show out of Arkansas. Willi Carlisle's folk operetta There Ain't No More: Death of a Folksinger gives a slice-of-life view of Americana,
Lalo (Ed Jenkins) and Daisy (Boo Segersin) on the set of Lalo's Lunchbox. The Slow Food movement is now 30 years old. In 1986, Carlo Petrini rallied the citizens of Rome against a proposed McDonalds near the Spanish steps, promoting traditional cuisine, local sourcing, and enjoying the art of preparing and sedately