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REVIEW: Delicious Floyd’s (Guthrie Theater)

The cast of the world premiere production of Lynn Nottage's Sweat at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis. Photo by T Charles Erickson. Lynn Nottage's new play Floyd's, which opened last weekend at the Guthrie Theater, is a sensual ode to many things. On the face of it, the play is stuffed

Fringe File #12: INTERVIEW: Aidan Jhane Gallivan on Chocolate Covered Chicken Wings

A scene from Chocolate Covered Chicken Wings, now playing at the Minnesota Fringe Festival. One of the Minnesota Fringe Festival shows playing at the Augsburg Studio is Chocolate Covered Chicken Wings. This play with an unusual culinary title was written by Catherine Hansen and is produced by Paradox Productions. The Arts

REVIEW: Unexpected Depth in Footloose (Artistry)

Ethan Davenport (Ren McCormack), Angela Steele (Ariel Moore), and Erin Nicole Farsté (Rusty) with the cast of Artistry's Footloose. Photo by Devon Cox. The musical Footloose is usually done as a caricature: "Look how narrow-minded and simple those small-town, Bible-thumping folks are, scared of dancing! They're so backwards, all they really need

REVIEW: Stripping Away Dignity in Stinkers (Jungle Theater)

Sally Wingert and Josh Catron in the Jungle Theater production of Stinkers. Photo by Jessica Eckstrand. Josh Tobiessen's play Stinkers, now playing at the Jungle Theater in Minneapolis, is in many ways a paean to the rollercoaster journey that is modern parenting. Characters deal with short-term and long-term resentments, recasting their