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NEWS: Ordway Announces 2019-2020 Season

A groundhog, an animal whose mid-winter emergence is immortalized in the 1993 film Groundhog Day – one of several famous films whose musical versions will be appearing at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul in 2019-2020. Photo by Linnaea Mallette. The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts

PHOTOS: A Look at The Father at Gremlin Theatre

Craig Johnson and Olivia Wilusz in Gremlin Theatre's production of The Father. Photo by Alyssa Kristine. Tonight, Gremlin Theatre's production of Florian Zeller's The Father opens in St. Paul. This play, originally written in French and translated by Christopher Hampton, is a darkly humorous exploration of the ravages of dementia. The play's

PHOTOS: Lend Me a Tenor at the Old Log Theatre

Parallel lives (for an evening) in the Old Log Theatre's production ofLend Me a Tenor: Max (David Beukema) and Tito Merelli (Luke Davidson)'s lives become unexpectedly mirrored. Photo courtesy of the Old Log Theatre. Out Excelsior-way, the Old Log Theatre has been playing Lend Me a Tenor. This is the play

PHOTOS: A Christmas Carol (Guthrie Theater)

The Guthrie Theater's holiday production of Charles Dickens' Christmas Carol is an annual tradition for many area theatregoers. The show has been through several incarnations; the current one, now playing at the Wurtele Thrust Stage in Minneapolis, was adapted by British playwright Crispin Whittell and is directed by Guthrie Associate

PREVIEW: Prancer at Lyric Arts of Anoka

Val Heideman (as Jessica Riggs) discovers Christmas lights in an attic in the Lyric Arts Company of Anoka's upcoming production of Prancer. Photo by Twin Cities Headshots. The Lyric Arts Company of Anoka opens its production of Prancer tonight. What is Prancer? It's the first of Lyric Arts' two holiday shows, for starters.

PHOTOS: The Return of the Grinch at CTC

The cast of the 2018 Children's Theatre Company production of Dr. Seuss’s How The Grinch Stole Christmas. Photo by Dan Norman. Strangely enough – despite having his heart warmed and growing upteem times and sizes – Reed Sigmund's Grinch is still unrepentently and ever-so-cantankerously making off with all the Whos' Christmas stuff. The

PREVIEW: Hot Funky Butt Jazz at the Guthrie

Zena Moses (as Marie Laveau), Messiah Moses Albert (as young Louis Armstrong), Jeremy Phipps (as Stringbean Russell), Michael Wolfe (as Professor James London), and Naa Mensah (as Essie) in the Center for the Visual and Performing Artists/Guthrie Theater co-presentation of Hot Funky Butt Jazz. There's a saying that if you think

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