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INTERVIEW: Mike Birbiglia on The New One and Opting Out of Winter

Comedian Mike Birbiglia, who performs at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul from Oct. 17-19. When reviewing comedian Mike Birbiglia's latest solo show The New One, the New York Times' Ben Brantley decided to wax poetic. "Mr. Birbiglia’s voice," he wrote, "becomes a low, wraparound, pleasure-drenched caress.

PHOTOS: Minnesota Opera’s Elektra

A scene from Minnesota Opera's new production of Elektra, which opens tonight in St. Paul, MN. Photo by Cory Weaver. Minnesota Opera's production of Elektra opens tonight at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul, MN. This production of an opera by Richard Strauss treats Greek myth with

REVIEW: Murmurs on Memory and The Glass Menagerie (Guthrie)

Remy Auberjonois as Tom Wingfield in the Guthrie Theater’s production of The Glass Menagerieby Tennessee Williams. Photo by T Charles Erickson. Memories are a funny thing. The past is more dependent on the memory-teller’s viewpoint than it is on what actually occurred in the past. Tennessee William’s classic play The Glass

PHOTOS: Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams (Children’s Theatre Company)

Bibi and Bichu Tesfamariam of Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams (now playing at the Children's Theatre Company in Minneapolis) juggling. Photo by Rod Penn. The Children's Theatre Company production of Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams was created by veteran circus performers Bibi and Bichu Tesfamariam. The brothers were featured in Disney's live-action Dumbo