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REVIEW: Falstaff’s World in Rogue Prince (Theatre Coup d’Etat)

Gary Briggle, James Napoleon Stone, and Bruce Bohne in Theatre Coup d'Etat's production of Rogue Prince. Theatre Coup d'Etat's current show, Rogue Prince, takes a different approach to Shakespeare. Where the Bard's history plays normally unfold in sprawling detail, adapter Gary Briggle has spun elements of two plays to form a

REVIEW: Powerful, Bloody Elektra (Minnesota Opera)

A scene from Minnesota Opera's new production of Elektra, which opened Saturday in St. Paul, MN. Photo by Cory Weaver. Before there was Kill Bill, there was Elektra: a drama from Classical Greece whose culmination is a well-telegraphed murder. Did your father kill your sister and your mother kill your father?

PHOTOS: Minnesota Opera’s Elektra

A scene from Minnesota Opera's new production of Elektra, which opens tonight in St. Paul, MN. Photo by Cory Weaver. Minnesota Opera's production of Elektra opens tonight at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul, MN. This production of an opera by Richard Strauss treats Greek myth with

REVIEW: Murmurs on Memory and The Glass Menagerie (Guthrie)

Remy Auberjonois as Tom Wingfield in the Guthrie Theater’s production of The Glass Menagerieby Tennessee Williams. Photo by T Charles Erickson. Memories are a funny thing. The past is more dependent on the memory-teller’s viewpoint than it is on what actually occurred in the past. Tennessee William’s classic play The Glass

PHOTOS: Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams (Children’s Theatre Company)

Bibi and Bichu Tesfamariam of Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams (now playing at the Children's Theatre Company in Minneapolis) juggling. Photo by Rod Penn. The Children's Theatre Company production of Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams was created by veteran circus performers Bibi and Bichu Tesfamariam. The brothers were featured in Disney's live-action Dumbo