Stage & Arts

Sally Wingert shines in Guthrie's funny, spry 'Blithe Spirit'

Amy Warner (Mrs. Bradman), Heidi Armbruster (Ruth), Sally Wingert (Madame Arcati), Quinn Mattfeld (Charles Condomine) and Bob Davis (Dr. Bradman) in "Blithe Spirit."

Sally Wingert helps summon the "Blithe Spirit" of an almost perfect comedy in new Guthrie production.

Penumbra Theatre's 'Black Nativity' sets spirits alight

Greta Oglesby in “Black Nativity” at Penumbra.

Singer Greta Oglesby returns to the 30th "Black Nativity," which is setting spirits alight at Penumbra.


Latest Liebhard show has a cozy feel

REVIEW: Dancers have fun with "Chill" at the Amsterdam bar.


Bach's Christmas Oratorio given uneven performance

REVIEW: Helmuth Rilling's tempos tended to hold things back.


Objects rule in a highly tactile show at Minneapolis Institute of Art

Mpls. Institute of Art presents solo show by Jennifer Nevitt.


Brave New Workshop steers course for holiday truisms in 'Polarizing Express'

Brave New Workshop show mixes some bright moments with sketches that feel regifted.


Minnesota glass artists showcase their stunning hand-blown works

Winter seems a little warmer with the beauty of these objects.


Lush paintings of Mayan temples feature in exhibit at St. Kate's

Melissa Loop: ‘After the End’ The lush paintings of ancient Mayan sites that artist Melissa Loop creates look like they are sweating. Or maybe it’s…


Choreographer Erinn Liebhard grooves to the jazzy music of 'Charlie Brown'

‘Chill’ to the ‘Charlie Brown’ score “A Charlie Brown Christmas” (1965) is a holiday favorite for many, not least because of the TV special’s masterful…


'Annie' and other Twin Cities plays are going to the dogs

It's raining cats and dogs at area theaters. Mostly dogs.


Dogged performers find a home at Jungle Theater in Minneapolis

Pets on stage? At this Minneapolis theater, the trend may have (four) legs.


Intermedia Arts hires real estate broker to sell its Minneapolis property

The troubled Twin Cities venue also transferred a media program to the St. Paul Neighborhood Network.


VocalEssence serves up fresh Christmas music by Minnesota composers

VocalEssence serves up fresh, imaginative Christmas music by Minnesota composers.


Twin Cities holiday shows get funky new addition with Shá Cage's 'Khephra'

Shá Cage adds excitement to the holiday mix with "Khephra."


Guthrie balances budget despite drop in ticket sales

Contributions also down, but theater increased its donors and subscribers.


Chamber Music Society of Minnesota recital a treat for Stravinsky fans

Review: Chamber Music Society honors Stravinsky with lesser-known works.


Cross-promotion: What Ordway, Hennepin bosses want to see in 'opposing' Twin Cities

We asked the Ordway’s CEO to recommend an upcoming event at the Hennepin theaters — and vice versa. Jamie Grant (above left) plans to…


BRKFST Dance Company resists conformity with hip hop-infused show

REVIEW: Minnesota's BRKFST Dance Company uses hip-hop moves for a bold statement on freedom and individuality.


Duluth's Lincoln Park neighborhood transformed by artisans, brewers, chefs

The business district has experienced a makeover at the hands of makers.