An overview of Walking Shadow’s stellar production of “The Christians,” at the Mixed Blood Theater, alongside Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s “The Book of Mormon,” currently at the Orpheum, which in tandem dig into a contemporary American spiritual crisis.
Minnesota Opera ends its 2015-16 season in triumph with the world premiere of the fantastic and terrifying operatic adaptation of Stephen King’s iconic horror novel.
The multi-Grammy winning Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member was found dead at his studio / home this morning.
This week’s challenge saw the remaining seven queens (and a few friends) go Over The Rainbow with a reading-inspired challenge.
New Epic Theater takes a huge artistic risk with its presentation of “The Normal Heart” and “Coriolanus” in repertory.
The most beloved challenge in the show’s history leads to one of the weakest episodes in the season.
In this special episode, the girls form New Wave singing groups for the entertainment of two musical legends.
The first acting challenge (with more than questionable material) leads to a surprising result and one of the most inspired runways in the show’s herstory!
Minnesota Opera proves it can deliver in the standard operatic repertoire with a thrillingly sung and conducted production of “Tosca.”
What happens when one of the best team challenges is paired with one of the worst lip syncs? Let’s find out together!
In preparation for the return of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” we look at the best Lip Sync For Your Life battles over the past seasons.
In the wake of her sold-out Mainroom headlining debut at First Avenue, Anthony Iverson offers an appreciation to the current queen of the Twin Cities music scene.
On the winds of a highly-anticipated debut, Guthrie Theater artistic director Joseph Haj makes a stunning debut with his gorgeous and entertaining production of “Pericles.”
In a bit of surprising (to some) news, the long-time radio fixture joins the Current’s Morning Show starting March 7.
l’étoile presents its annual list of the best people, events, and things in the Twin Cities this year!
The Ordway delivers a very traditional take (in the good and bad sense) of the iconic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.
Miss Richfield 1981 and Walking Shadow Theatre Company are offering two non-traditional tonics to the Holiday Season.
James Sewell Ballet triumphantly remounts director and choreographer Myron Johnson’s iconic spin on the holiday classic.
Anthony Iverson spices up your holiday playlist with ten off-beat Christmas songs that you need to hear.
Todd O’Dowd reviews the 2015 edition of the beloved annual salute to British television advertising being screened at the Walker Art Center December 4 – January 3.
In this omnibus review, Todd O’Dowd takes in opening weekend performances from Casting Spells Productions, the Jungle Theater, New Epic Theater, Transatlantic Love Affair, Theatre Coup d’Etat, and Workhaus Collective over the course of six days.
The second half of the Series 9 opener is a more intimate, and considerably stronger, affair.
Todd O’Dowd reviews the good and the questionable at this year’s edition of the coveted Twin Cities theatre awards.
In the first half of a two-part season opener, the long-running British sci-fi series looks back at its past (and one of its greatest stories ever) with mixed results.
In this preview, Todd O’Dowd looks at the fall television line up and picks out which shows are the most intriguing.
In this special interview, Gigi Berry chats with the acclaimed comedian about his career, his love of music, and his upcoming shows this Wednesday – Friday at the Varsity Theater.
After a thrilling year, Minnesota Orchestra opens their 2015-16 season with a lovely, if tonally-jarring, season opener; enhanced by a thrilling performance by six-time Tony-winner Audra McDonald.
Todd O’Dowd weighs in on the latest change in late night television with the debut of Stephen Colbert’s new show on CBS.
In this special omnibus review, the l’étoile staff reviews a sampling of shows from this year’s edition of the acclaimed performing arts festival; performing now till August 9
In a special report, Chase Burns chats with Twin Cities performer and provocateur Patrick Scully talks about his newest work; a ballet on the Mississippi River performed by boats!