New Artistic Director Makes His Guthrie Theater DebutJoseph Haj has a tough act to follow. Haj, 52, took over artistic leadership last summer at the renowned Guthrie Theater following a two-decade tenure by the popular Joe Dowling.
Guthrie Giving Some MPS Students Free 'Pericles' TicketsThe Guthrie Theater plans to provide free tickets to a production of Shakespeare's "Pericles" to some Minneapolis students. The Guthrie will provide free matinee tickets to 2,109 ninth-grade language arts students from nine schools in the Minneapolis School District.
WCCO Saturday Morning Links (Dec. 26)Christmas has come and gone, but the holiday spirit is sticking around in the Twin Cities! Here are some of the great activities that Natalie Nyhus and Kylie Bearse covered on WCCO Saturday morning.
Guthrie Theater Ends Year With Surplus After Leadership ChangeThe Guthrie Theater is reporting a surplus for the fiscal year that saw the Minneapolis theater's first leadership change in 20 years. At its annual meeting Monday, the Guthrie reported a surplus of $24,000 on a budget of $29 million for fiscal year 2014-15.
A Twin Cities Holiday Tradition: Guthrie's 'Christmas Carol'For many in the Twin Cities, it's just not the holiday season without a trip to see the Guthrie Theater's production of "A Christmas Carol." On WCCO 4 News at Noon this Friday, we featured two actors from this year's show -- Katie Kleiger plays Belle and Kitty, and Zach Keenan Kacey plays a young Ebenezer Scrooge.
Minnesotans To Meet: The Girls Behind The Guthrie's Scout FinchRight now, at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, you can see "To Kill a Mockingbird" on stage. The play takes place in 1935 in Maycomb, Ala. The story is told through the eyes of Scout, the daughter of Atticus Finch. He is a lawyer representing an African-American man accused of raping a white woman.
A New Artistic Era Is About To Begin At The Guthrie Theater On Friday, the Guthrie Theater begins its new season with the opening of "To Kill A Mockingbird." And for the first time in 20 years, someone not named Joe Dowling will be in charge as artistic director.
Guthrie Kicks Off New Season Under New Artistic Director HajThe Guthrie Theater is opening a new season under a new artistic director. Joseph Haj comes to the Guthrie from PlayMakers Repertory Theatre in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
'Stage Kiss' Now Playing At Guthrie TheaterSharing kisses on stage gets complicated for two actors, who used to be romantically involved. That's the premise behind the romantic comedy "Stage Kiss," which is now playing at the Guthrie Theater.
Head Of The Guthrie Theater To Depart After 2 DecadesTo see the legacy Joe Dowling is leaving after 20 years as artistic director of one of the nation's premier regional theaters, look no further than the Mississippi River.
Guthrie Announces 1st Season Under New Artistic DirectorThe Guthrie Theater will feature Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird," the Marx Brothers romp "The Cocoanuts," and Rodgers and Hammerstein's "South Pacific" in its first season in 20 years under a new artistic director, the theater announced Wednesday.
Minnesotan To Meet: Fundraiser Blythe BrendenBlythe Brenden represents the third generation of a family known for giving, and it's her tireless work for the community that makes Brenden this week's Minnesotan to Meet.