MNfusion: Director Sarah Rasmussen Talks First Show At Jungle TheaterRasmussen first fell in love with theater on a trip to Minneapolis' Guthrie Theater as a teenager. It was there that she saw her first play by William Shakespeare. It's appropriate then that Rasmussen begins her inaugural season with a love letter in the form of a Shakespearean romantic comedy – "Two Gentlemen of Verona."
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.
Movie Blog: 'Much Ado About Nothing' Review My thoughts and feelings on Joss Whedon's Much Ado About Nothing are conflicted. On the one hand, I found the movie tiresome and awkward on first viewing, like watching your roommate teach his cat how to play fetch. Yet, after learning how Much Ado was made, I grew to like the project more, as it has some real punk rockish, let's-make-a-movie spirit -- the exact stuff I'd like to see more of both in Hollywood and the indie scene.
Woman To Play Female Romeo In Mpls. ProductionShakespeare probably never envisioned this — a woman playing Romeo as a woman in a Minneapolis theater production. Theatre Coup d'Etat plans to present "Romeo and Juliet" next month, with the love-stricken male Romeo played by a woman as a woman.
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