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PHOTOS: Corduroy at the Children’s Theatre Company

The cover image for the classic children's book Corduroy by Don Freeman. Freeman both wrote and illustrated this classic series, which has now been adapted for the stage. The Children's Theatre Company's production of Corduroy, a stage adaptation of the classic children's novel by Don Freeman, opens today. Freeman (1908-1978), a professional

BREAKING NEWS: The End of the Ivey Awards

Tyler Michaels and the cast of Latté Da’s Cabaret, the opening act of the 2014 Ivey Awards showcase. Photo by Dan Herenkoff. The Ivey Awards are no more. The news broke today with an email from Ivey Board President Fran Davis. "It has become increasingly difficult," Davis wrote. "To raise the money

NEWS: The Southern Theater’s New Leadership

Today, The Southern Theater announced the selection of Janette Davis as its new acting Executive Director. The nonprofit theatre in Minneapolis's Cedar-Riverside neighborhood has been led by Interim Executive Director Jamie Schumacher for the past year; Schumacher succeeded Damon Runnals, who resigned in October 2016 to pursue other endeavors and ultimately

NEWS: Silent Nights Return in Minnesota Opera’s 2018-2019 Season

A scene from Minnesota Opera's 2011 production of Silent Night. Photo by Michal Daniel. Minnesota Opera announced its 2018-2019 season last night. The company, one of the ten largest opera companies in the United States, will produce five mainstage operas at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul, MN:

NEWS: The Hennepin Theatre Trust’s 2018-2019 Season

Phillipa Soo, Renee Elise Goldsberry, and Jasmine Cephas Jones in the original Broadway cast of Hamilton – one of 12 shows coming in the Hennepin Theatre Trust's next season. The Hennepin Theatre Trust announced today its 2018-2019 Bank of America Broadway season. The new season will feature a mix of 12 new and

PREVIEW: Twin Cities Jewish Humor Festival

A sampling of acts at the Twin Cities Jewish Humor Festival. If the weather has you down, you can escape for a week by diving into the Twin Cities Jewish Humor Festival. The festival's 2018 incarnation features stand-up comedians, a film delving the darkest sources of humor, a hit show about