Dakota County Crash Kills Popular Theater Teacher, DirectorOn Thursday we learned a fatal car crash in Dakota County took the life of an award-winning high school theater teacher and director. Dennis Swanson earned a spot in the Minnesota State High School Hall of Fame.
Edina H.S. 1st In The Nation To Perform Disney Broadway ShowEdina High School is one of three across the country selected to run pilot productions of "Peter and the Starcatcher." That's a prequel to "Peter Pan." Their show debuts Thursday night after months of rehearsals.
MNfusion: Brave New Workshop Steps Into The Spotlight With New Book"One of the Minnesota traits that I don't respect is that we're not bold enough to tell the world how awesome we are. I think we've been a very quiet, important theater for a long time. Perhaps too long."
Fall Theater Preview In MinnesotaAutumn has arrived, and with it some of the finest theater performances west of Broadway.
Ivey Awards To Honor Twin Cities TheaterThe Twin Cities has a vibrant theatre community and deep appreciation for the arts. And the best in the cities will be celebrated at the annual Ivey Awards Monday night at the Historic State Theater.
Maple Grove Theater Shooting Suspect Captured In Brooklyn CenterPolice in Maple Grove have identified a suspect they’re seeking in connection to the weekend movie theater shooting that left two people injured.
Mu Performing Arts Performs 'Twelfth Night' At Mixed Blood TheaterA Minneapolis theater is taking on William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" beginning this weekend. The Mixed Blood Theatre's version is cast entirely with Asian American actors, and several of the leading male characters are played by women.
Legally Blind Theater Student Leads Mankato State ProductionA Minnesota college student isn't letting his loss of vision stop him from pursuing his love for acting. Mankato State University sophomore Matthew Stairs has one of the lead roles in the school's recent production of Boom.
Interact Theater To Present 'Plotholes' In St. PaulInteract Theater is gearing up to present its first production in its new space in St. Paul next month. The theater will open "Plotholes: A Fool's Foibles" on April 24 in the Midway neighborhood.
Best Theaters In MinnesotaNational prominence of local theater gives testament to the vibrancy of the art in Minnesota
MNfusion: The Ordway Announces 2015-2016 SeasonThe Ordway Center For The Performing Arts announced the productions that will make up the theater's 2015 – 2016 season Monday. This upcoming season is a particularly special one as the organization is celebrating 30 years of theatrical art and musical productions.
MNfusion: Guthrie Theater's 'A Midsummer Night’s Dream'When tackling a well-known piece of theater there are two paths to take: stay true to the original work as much as possible or add in a twist. Both paths offer challenges to directors and actors, and both open the performance up to criticism for either not living up to previous performances or for missing the mark with the new artistic choice.