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REVIEW: Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man

Photo by Jeremy Shaffer. The how-to book Sex Tips for Straight Women from A Gay Man by Dan Anderson and Maggie Berman was a 1997 instant best seller.'s Courtney Weaver called it a “cannily entertaining romp through the nuts and bolts of sex from the male perspective.” This cult classic served as

PREVIEW: 7th House Theater’s The Passage

7th House Theater's production of The Passage or What Comes of Searching in the Dark. Photo by Amy Anderson. There's a joke that's sometimes tossed around the Twin Cities theatre community that goes like this: "What is Graydon Royce's perfect show?" "Eighty minutes, no intermission." 7th House Theater's The Passage, which opens tomorrow at

REVIEW: Das Rheingold Glitters, Commands (Minnesota Opera)

Steampunk elements in Minnesota Opera's Das Rheingold. Photo by Cory Weaver. Minnesota Opera’s eye-popping (er…sorry, Wotan) production of Das Rheingold, the first installment of Richard Wagner’s epic cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen, takes the stage at the Ordway Music Theater in St Paul through November 20. Such a cultural touchstone as this

REVIEW: Aging 105 Proof (Transatlantic Love Affair/Illusion Theater)

The Transatlantic Love Affair Ensemble. Photo by Lauren B Photography. Transatlantic Love Affair’s latest production, 105 Proof or, the Killing of Mack “the Silencer” Klein, opened last week at Illusion Theater. Diogo Lopes directs this expanded version of the original 2015 Minnesota Fringe Festival production. The work delves into the world

INTERVIEW: Shoot the Glass’s Ryan Nielsen on Company

The cast of Shoot the Glass Theater's upcoming production of Company. Tomorrow, Shoot the Glass Theater opens its second-ever production: Stephen Sondheim's classic 1970 musical Company. This show, which plays at the New Century Theatre in Minneapolis through Sunday, November 20th, was lauded at its premiere for its exploration of changing

REVIEW: Sarah Ruhl’s The Oldest Boy (Jungle Theater)

  The Oldest Boy, which opened on Friday at the Jungle Theater, is in many ways emblematic of the Jungle's first season under Artistic Director and show director Sarah Rasmussen. It is edgy, delves into themes and problems that have no easy answers, and plays with the audience's sense of what

PREVIEW: The Museum Sage @ MIA

Museum Sage is coming to the Minneapolis Institute of Art on December 2nd. This service promises to help you answer important life questions in an unusual manner – by taking you through an art gallery with your eyes closed, then allowing you to select the artwork with your answer in