A promotional photo of Jerry Lee Lewis in concert. Jerry Lee Lewis, nicknamed “The Killer,” is – without question – one of the most important figures in rock-and-roll history. He was inducted in the inaugural class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986. His rockabilly sound, combined with
This story includes a graphic discussion of sexual assault. One night in July, wigmaster Jolie O’Dell turned out the lights and went to bed. She awoke, she says, to find herself being groped by her house guest, a bass-baritone opera singer named Matthew Stump. Stump masturbated as he fondled her; amidst
The cast of The Breakfast Club: The Musical! in a promotional photo replicating the classic movie's poster. The Breakfast Club begins with an old dramatic standby. You isolate a group of people in a room, you have them talk, and eventually they exchange truths about themselves and come to new understandings.
Actor Corey DiNardo, who plays Christian in the upcoming Fringe show Cyrano on the Moon. Today's Fringe File installment is a Q&A with actor Corey DiNardo, who plays Christian in Red Dice Collective's production of Cyrano on the Moon. This ongoing series looks at the assorted people who make Fringe shows possible, onstage
A promotional photo for Little River Band, which performed at Buck Hill in Burnsville, MN on July 13, 2018. The opening act of last evening’s concert at Buck Hill was “Transit Authority – Tribute to Chicago.” (For those of us old enough to remember, the band Chicago’s original full name was “Chicago
The company for Colleen Somerville Productions' Not Fair, My Lady! One of the original musicals in the 2018 Minnesota Fringe Festival lineup is the catchingly named Not Fair, My Lady! Its marketing copy reads "It's 2018 and misogyny is alive and well on Broadway. And in the world. Everywhere. Let's...sing about it!
Emily Dussault as Báthory Erzsébet (Elizabeth Bathory) in The Winding Sheet Outfit's production of Blood Nocturne. Báthory Erzsébet, or Elizabeth Bathory as she's more commonly known in English, holds an infamous title: history's most prolific murderess. A Hungarian noblewoman, Countess Bathory (1562-1614) was arrested by a royal agent on December 30,
A collage of promotional images for the 2018 Minnesota Fringe Festival. One week ago, Minnesota Fringe released the schedule for its 25th Annual Fringe Festival and the inaugural, concurrent Family Fringe. Since then, a certain breed of Fringe fans has been poring over the schedule and show list, planning everything from