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Welcome Back, Penumbra Theatre!

After shutting its doors last fall, Penumbra is back in action with "Spunk."

Backstage Banter with Director Marion McClinton

The Tony-nominated director discusses his favorite teams, why he prefers the Twin Cities to New York City, and bringing Jackie Robinson's legend to life in Jackie and Me

Extreme Theater at Mixed Blood

Tonight only, see full shows in 60 seconds or less

Don't Miss the Hottest Show in Minnesota

The Jungle Theater stage is sizzling right now. Get in on the action before it's too late.

A+ Fashion

Keeping up with teenagers and toddlers isn’t easy. One tip: dress accordingly.

Dog Days of Winter

There’s dogsledding in Ely. And then there’s a whole weekend of it.

Backstage Banter with Hugh Kennedy and Namir Smallwood

Two-thirds of the acting trio behind Tracey Scott Wilson's 2012 hit, "Buzzer," break down the poetically controversial show.

The Musical Made in Heaven (Or Not)

Our intrepid reviewers break down "The Book of Mormon"

What's the Deal With Mormonism?

The Book of Mormon has been getting a lot of attention lately, on stages theatrical and political. We want to know: why?

Opera for All. Yes, Even You.

If you've never been to an opera, "Doubt" at the Ordway is a great way to give it a try.