During the summer the number of national touring shows that make their way through Minnesota is limited. But while some of the larger stages lay dark for longer periods of time, the curtain has hardly closed on the Twin Cities theater scene.
Issues of morality are a huge part of a new play at the Illusion Theater. The world premiere of “For the Loyal” is Friday night at 8 p.m. The play runs through May 16. Tickets are between $20 and $35.
The true test of a show is when you strip away all those elements and rely simply on the words of a script and the actor saying them. And “Fruit Fly” passes this test with flying colors.
National prominence of local theater gives testament to the vibrancy of the art in Minnesota
Hanukkah is underway, and Christmas and Kwanzaa festivities begin next week. So what’s better than a little family fun to get you into the holiday spirit? Here are some of Jason Matheson’s best bets for weekend entertainment.
Minnesota playwright Jeffrey Hatcher is taking his one-man show about his childhood experience staging Hamlet on the road this month. “Jeffrey Hatcher’s Hamlet” will travel to seven Minnesota communities. Hatcher was 11 when he adapted, directed and performed in Shakespeare’s drama “Hamlet” for a fifth-grade English class in Steubenville, Ohio.