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EVENT: House Cleaning Today at Chanhassen

It's a little late for spring cleaning to be spring cleaning, but who doesn't need to do a little cleaning? If you're looking to go the opposite direction and fill your house with a piece of theatre history, consider stopping by Chanhassen Dinner Theatres today, for a 12-6 PM afternoon

PREVIEW: Vocal Issues in Your Choir

It's mid-August and choir directors everywhere in Minnesota are getting ready to welcome back singers from their summer break. It is thus with great timeliness that the Twin Cities Chapter of the National Association of Pastoral Musicians is conducting a free workshop titled Vocal Issues in Your Choir tonight. Dr. Patricia Kent

PREVIEW: The Look of The Drowsy Chaperone (Artistry)

Just as the Minnesota Fringe Festival was closing this past weekend, a Fringe-related show was opening down in Bloomington. The Drowsy Chaperone, presented by Artistry, actually has a history as a fringe festival show. This musical began its life as a spoof written for a bachelor party. One wedding later, the

Fringe File #13: Box Offices

Julie Marie Muskat in RUNE presented by Vox Medusa at Intermedia Arts. Photo by Alex Wohlhueter. Note: This story has been updated to correct some inaccurate information. It originally stated that the MN Fringe Festival Ultrapassers Emeriti Facebook group was founded in response to the discontinuation of the Ultrapass; this group

Fringe File #12: The Encore Shows

Arun Velliangiri as Aman Khan and Ranjan Dumra as Appa in Bezubaan: The Voiceless, one of the 2016 Encore-winning shows at the Minnesota Fringe Festival. The Minnesota Fringe Festival announced its 2016 Encore shows late last night at Fringe Central (Republic). The Encore shows are the highest-selling show in each venue, as

NEWS: Guthrie Open House

Picture by Steve Lyon. The Guthrie Theater will hold a free open house at its iconic downtown Minneapolis structure on Saturday, August 27 from 11 am to 3 pm. The day's activities and program include: Peeking into Guthrie workshops on a self-guided tour. Curling up in a storytelling corner to hear a tale told

Fringe File #10: 30-Second Reviews, Round 3

The official show image for The Most Dangerous Game. Soundbytes from our staff on Fringe as we approach the half-way point. Snow Country This send-up of air travel is something that everyone who's flown in recent years will find especially funny. Fun, well-paced, and starting with a killer twist on travel commercials. H.P. Lovecraft's Rats