Something Rotten!

Whether you have read all of Shakespeare’s plays or none of them. Whether you have been a lifelong lover of musical theater, or have never heard a show tune in your life. Something Rotten! is a hilarious and brilliant show for all.

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Portrait of Myself as My Father

Staging portrait of myself as my father at the Uppercut Boxing Gym is the first indication that the performance will be unconventional. The gym lives in a renovated warehouse in the Northeast area of Minneapolis and carries the faint smells of oil, sawdust and sweat. The boxing ring was blocked from view on entry, the audience…

Hamlet

By ELLEN FERRY Wayward Theatre is “dedicated to producing challenging work in equally challenging spaces.” The team certainly had their hands full for their recent production of William Shakespeare‘s Hamlet, performed at the James J. Hill House. I recently had the opportunity to attend the Orchard Theatre Collective’s production of A Doll’s House, which was also performed…

Indecent

By Lydia Mwambi A stage within a stage, a play within a play, and actors playing actors. What could be more exciting!? Based on the obscenity trial of Shalom Asch’s The God of Vengeance from 1923, Paula Vogel ‘s Indecent is a truly inspiring play in which a troupe of just seven members and three…

Cardboard Piano

by CHRISTINE SARKES Cardboard Piano at the Park Square Theatre is a powerful drama about love, human cruelty, redemption and forgiveness. The play’s themes stand in stark contrast to the happy Winter Carnival and Super Bowl festivities taking place now in the Twin Cities, but they are timely and profound. The four actors, who play seven…