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Photos from the first Winter Bash

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Sour raisin pie

Non Edwards has made her own way in the local dance scene.

Cinema of the North

Bold proposals for how we might reject the Hollywood machine and make more important work.

Today’s cover: Fireworks inside a garage

This play, like its title, shoots across the sky


The Color Purple

“Po Chile” Celie labors with a broom in her hand and fear in her heart, waiting for her missionary sister to answer her letters. Inspired …


Defying Gravity

Defying Gravity is a free structured look at the 1986 Challenger disaster placing the teacher who died with six others, as they hurtled into …


Red-Eye to Havre de Grace

“This exquisite show is among the most original musical theater works I’ve seen in years.” —New York Times

Theater …




Following our hugely successful state-wide tour of Chinese restaurants, Mu’s production returns to Minneapolis for a 3-week run at Mixed …


Paul Herwig and Brian Evans in SAMO


Off-Leash Area co-artistic director Paul Herwig and Stuart Pimsler principal dancer Brian Evans rejoin forces to revive and expand their 2012 …


Outside Mullingar

Called “a valentine to the wonder and weirdness of love,” this romantic comedy tells the story of life-long neighbors Anthony and Rosemary, …

“And here we are. #winterbash @ Bedlam Lowertown http://instagram.com/p/yQ-JLVLoAI/”

— @springspark

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What's New?

You can surf around, or you can read this article for a quick summary of some of the new features.

What are we so excited about?

If you like knowing the big picture, this Editor's Note is written for you.

Watch this review

This show’s got it all: aggressive partnering, clowning, Belgian aesthetics, and a penis-oriented dance section.


"This is work by artists who take pieces of the world and stitch them together into objects it takes us some time and effort to recognize—it’s intended to knock us a couple of spots laterally."

Richard Maxwell/New York City Players, The Evening, 2014

The NEA Says...

The NEA loves its reports, but we probably won't love what's in them.

An actor resolves in the New Year to. . .

Dear Actors, dare yourself to improve your career with these 6 simple resolutions in the new year.

New Year's Resolutions on a coaster

New Year's Resolutions on a coaster

An actor resolves in the New Year to. . .

Don't just make resolutions, dare yourself to do these 6 simple things.

By Billie Jo Konze




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