This story includes a graphic discussion of sexual assault. One night in July, wigmaster Jolie O’Dell turned out the lights and went to bed. She awoke, she says, to find herself being groped by her house guest, a bass-baritone opera singer named Matthew Stump. Stump masturbated as he fondled her; amidst
The company for Colleen Somerville Productions' Not Fair, My Lady! One of the original musicals in the 2018 Minnesota Fringe Festival lineup is the catchingly named Not Fair, My Lady! Its marketing copy reads "It's 2018 and misogyny is alive and well on Broadway. And in the world. Everywhere. Let's...sing about it!
A collage of promotional images for the 2018 Minnesota Fringe Festival. One week ago, Minnesota Fringe released the schedule for its 25th Annual Fringe Festival and the inaugural, concurrent Family Fringe. Since then, a certain breed of Fringe fans has been poring over the schedule and show list, planning everything from
The Ensemble (Grace Chermak, Gracie Kay Anderson, Erin Nicole Farsté, Kiko Laureano, Leslie Vincent, Emilee Hassanzadeh, and Allyson Tolbert) gets ready to go-go in the Old Log Theatre's production of Beehives: The 60s Musical. Photo courtesy of the Old Log Theatre. The purpose of a musical revue is generally to showcase two things:
The cast of the Guthrie Theater’s production of West Side Story. Photo by T Charles Erickson. The Guthrie Theater's new production of the classic musical West Side Story is many things. The heavily stylized production is brilliantly adapted to the Wurtele Thrust Stage, features sparkling new choreography by Maija Garcia, and
A photo collage of artists and art funded by the Jerome Foundation. The Jerome Foundation today announced $4,159,500 in grants to 84 arts organizations in Minnesota and New York City. These grants to nonprofit arts organizations comprise inaugural offering of the foundation's new Organization Grants Program. The two-stage application process attracted 254