“Stinkers” Has Promise, but Hasn’t Fully Developed

Jungle Theater’s world premiere attempts to grapple with the ups and downs of parent-child relationships
Mill City Summer Opera

“Così fan tutte”: Minnesota Opera’s Last Show in the Ruins

Mill City Summer Opera presents Mozart’s edgy comic opera al fresco
Actors John Catron and Sally Wingert in costume.

Weekend Best Bets: July 19-21

This weekend around the Twin Cities: Night Moves, Minnehaha Falls Art Fair, Summer Jam, Bacon and Beer, and more
During the Sweet Songs and Flying Objects festival, see "The Daily Scream" (or "Le Anges Au Plafond") by Camille Trouvé and Brice Berthoud, direct from France.

July: The Unofficial Puppetry Month

The National Puppetry Festival, Open Eye Figure Theatre, the Jungle Theater, and Coup d’Etat are putting on more than 20 shows with puppetry
Justin Keyes as Nicely-Nicely Johnson and Ensemble in "Sit Down, You're Rocking the Boat" in Guys and Dolls

The Guthrie Gambles on “Guys and Dolls”

The local take on a Broadway classic updates old material without losing its spark
The X Games are back in Minneapolis

Calendar: Best Events in MN, July-August

Here are 22 ways to spend the rest of your summer
Rock the Garden

Weekend Best Bets: June 28-30

This weekend around the Twin Cities: Rock the Garden, Boathouse Tours, the Roots, and more
Kristin Stokes, Chris McCarrell, Jorrel Javier in The Lightning Thief

Review: “The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical”

Fans of the mythology-inspired book series by Rick Riordan will not be disappointed by this musical adaptation
"To Let Go and Fall" at Theater Latte Da. Photo by Dan Norman

Review: “To Let Go and Fall”

Six voices and two cellists bring this world premiere to life at Theater Latte Da
Katie Bradley (whose character will be played by Kathryn Fumie in the final performance weekend) and Shana Eisenberg in "Caught"

Review: “Caught” by Full Circle Theater

Layers upon layers of acting ensare the audience in this production, which runs through June 2 at the Guthrie's Dowling Studio