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PREVIEW: Sex, War, and Syphilis (and More) Come to Minneapolis

Sex, War, and Syphilis are coming to Minneapolis. Technically, that should read is coming to, but really – do you want to debate grammar, or do you want to say, "WTF, mate – syphilis?" WTF, indeed: it turns out that St. Paul is to blame for giving Minneapolis Syphilis. This is clearly playwright Katherine

NEWS: Met Opera Auditions – Minnesota District Results

The five winners of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions' Minnesota District round (L-R): Lauren Decker, Andrea Lott, Katherine Rose DeYoung, Jessica Faselt, and Kayleigh Decker. Photo courtesy of the MONC Upper Midwest Region. The Minnesota District phase of the Metropolitan Opera's National Council Auditions concluded today. Five singers will advance

INTERVIEW: Sami Pfeffer on Children’s Play and the Hideous Monster

Playwright Sami Pfeffer in December 2017 while working on an Art Shanty Project.  Tomorrow, Gadfly Theatre Productions will premiere Children's Play, a new theatrical work by Sami Pfeffer. This play for adult audiences explores melancholy and symptoms of mental health. Pfeffer spoke with the Arts Reader's Basil Considine about bringing this work to