Fringe File 2018 #20 – Look at this Fringe, Isn’t It Neat?

A scene in Gunplay! by Tom Reed at the 2018 Minnesota Fringe Festival. Photo by Debbie Tallen. Wouldn't you say that your show list's complete? Wouldn't you think it's a Fringe That has everything? Look at this schedule: So many great shows! But how many guests can Red Stag's bar hold? Lookin' around here you'd think (Sure) Dawn's

REVIEW: A Rocking Mamma Mia! Party (Ordway)

Caroline Innerbichler stars as Sophie in Mamma Mia! at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. Photo by Rich Ryan. In Mamma Mia! the Ordway Center again treats its audiences to a highly polished local production of a popular Broadway musical. Catherine Johnson wrote the show’s book, with lyrics and musical compositions

REVIEW: Unease and Ideation (Gremlin Theatre)

Katherine Kupiecki and Peter Christian Hansen are part of a corporate team with an ominous task in Gremlin Theatre's production of Ideation. Photo by Alyssa Kristine. Director Brian Balcon provides a crisp, fast-paced, and often humorous production of Aaron Loeb’s play Ideation at the Gremlin Theatre. Despite the show’s many attributes,

Fringe File 2018 #16 – A View from the Set with Joshua Barnd

An example of River Bottom Productions' industrial work. Joshua Barnd is the owner and operator of River Bottom Productions, a Jordan, MN-based production company that has provided multifaceted production services to the greater Twin Cities area since 2008. On any given day, Joshua might be working on scenic design, lighting, sound,

PREVIEW: MNKino Film Score Fest at the Science Museum

Tomorrow marks the public culmination of the annual MNKINO Film Score Fest: a public screening with a live orchestra at the Science Museum of Minnesota. If you're not familiar with MNKINO, the organization promotes the creation of new films in the state of Minnesota. Participants sign up for time-sensitive film-making challenges

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