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Review: 'Maybe I Do' is more like 'maybe you shouldn't'

Richard Gere, Diane Keaton, William H. Macy and Susan Sarandon have varying degrees of success in the comedy.


History Theatre shines spotlight on trailblazing 'Root Beer Lady'

Dorothy Molter was a pioneer — for women and the environment.


Review: 'Little Prince' at Guthrie captures classic book's delicate tone

Dominique Serrand directed the adaptation, which uses simple stage tricks to spark imagination.


Oscars 2023 tip sheet: Who should win, who will win

Get out your Oscars ballots.


'Everything Everywhere' leads Oscars with 11 nominations

Best picture contenders also include "Banshees of Inisherin" and "Avatar" and "Top Gun" sequels.


Theater Latté Da founder Peter Rothstein leaving for new job in Florida

He has been named the producing artistic director of Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, Fla.


Review: Bill Nighy's elegant performance shows character's zest for 'Living'

The veteran actor may be in line for his first Oscar nomination.


Review: 'The Son' is so bad you almost can't believe it

Hugh Jackman and Laura Dern play the parents of a boy struggling with mental illness.


Bestseller 'Girl on the Train' roars onstage in Anoka

The Lyric Arts production uses sound effects to create the illusion of a train.


Last of Minnesota's 'old school video stores' is calling it quits

Robbinsdale's Video Universe wants to sell its 30,000-40,000 video collection by the end of May.