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NEWS: Theatre Unbound Drops Wives’ Tale for Bard’s Tale

Illustration by Amy Donahue. Theatre Unbound's premiere of Christina Ham's A Wives' Tale is going to have to wait. With opening night just five weeks away, the script wasn't finished – and so Theatre Unbound announced today that A Wives' Tale will be replaced by a predominantly female production of Shakespeare's Measure for Measure. This

NEWS: RIP Bearded Men Improv, Long Live The Bearded Company

An image not reflecting the status of a Minneapolis-based improv troupe. Yesterday, the award-winning Bearded Men Improv troupe announced that it would no longer perform under its founding name. The company, which has Minneapolis and Los Angeles chapters, will henceforth be known as The Bearded Company. With typical élan, the 11-year-old company announced

FEATURE: The Opera Lover’s Guide to Opera in Minnesota

Baritone Jeehoon Kim in Really Spicy Opera's 2016 production of Rigoletto. New to the Twin Cities? Want to know where to go for opera? Well, you're in the right place: the Arts Reader's guide to opera in Minnesota. Where To See Opera Fargo-Moorhead The main producer of operas in the Fargo-Moorhead region is the aptly named

REVIEW: Rough but Poignant Birds Sing Differently Here (Guthrie Theater)

The aftershocks of war came home to the Guthrie Theater last night with the Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project’s Birds Sing Differently. This collection of stories is based on the real lives of 12 Iraqi-Minnesotan refugees and immigrants and is performed as part of the Guthrie's Level Nine Series. Unusually, this performance is given

FEATURE: The Secret Life of Fringe Remounts

Note: This article has been updated to include a mention of Dancing Bare Feet. Extending or reprising a show's run is every theatrical producer's dream. Evidently dreams do come true, because several shows from the 2017 Minnesota Fringe Festival are having reprises and remounts. Two of the best-selling shows of this year's

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