It is a truth, universally acknowledged, that a “Christmas at Pemberley” play performed at the Jungle Theater, must be, in fact, delightful. For the third year in a row, Jungle Theater presents a Christmas tale set in the world of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon. Playing now through December 29th, Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley reunites much of the original 2017 cast and creative team for a rousing, hysterical, and joyous affair.
Nearly 400 years have passed since Moliére first brought Tartuffe to Versailles, but the intervening centuries have not dulled the message at the heart of the story: beware the hypocrite who pretends piety to disguise duplicity. (lumin)theatre lab presents the French neoclassical comedy directed by Diogo Lopes, playing now through November 23rd in Hastings, MN on the second floor of Eye Candy REFind.
The story clearly illustrates how women will give all of themselves to the people they love. Steel Magnolias will have you laughing till you cry, and crying while you laugh.
BY JACOB FROELICH Widely considered a great American classic The Glass Menagerie, onstage now at The Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, comes to life in a simple yet intensely captivating production. The entire cast consists of just four actors, yet the moments and feelings they create and portray are deeply felt by the audience. The Glass…
I encourage anyone who enjoys a bit of dark, Irish comedy to see The Pillowman by Theatre Coup d’Etat, the performances alone are enough to keep you at the edge of your seats.
by JACOB FROELICH I was somewhat unsure of what to expect when setting out to see Metamorphoses, I myself am no master of mythological characters, gods or parables. I couldn’t honestly differentiate between an ancient Roman or Greek myth, and yet this production speaks deep to the human condition. No pre-requisites needed, no crash course in…
even if you’ve never been introduced to the scholar/soldier with the protruding proboscis, the Guthrie Theatre’s production of Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac will delight you.
(lumin) theater lab created an exceptional collaborative show that doesn’t shy away from the story’s darker themes. This adaptation, written by Kelli Tatum, was originally produced in 1995. This production is directed by Libby Wasylik and produced by (lumin) theater lab in Hastings, MN.
A frenzied, colorful, “play within a play.”
by CHRISTINE SARKES Understood, presented by Trademark Theater, is a superbly acted exploration of young marriage, political tribalism and what it means to truly comprehend a different point of view. This two-person play written by Tyler Mills and directed by Tyler Michaels aims to tap into the deep political divisions among friends and family under…