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REVIEW: Retro Hit Parade in Smokey Joe’s Cafe

The company of the Ordway's new production of Smokey Joe's Cafe. Photo by Dan Norman. Smokey Joe's Cafe is an unabashed jukebox musical revue. It has no plot, no throughlines worth reporting, and no dialogue. If these things were at all missed, the audiences at the Ordway Center for the Performing

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