Guthrie Theater will host the 15th Annual Shakespeare
Classic on Sunday, April 27, offering young people ages 10 to 17 an
opportunity to experience Hamlet. This annual event,
tailored specifically for young audiences, features a specially prepared play
program, $10 tickets to the 1 p.m. matinee performance and a post-play discussion
in which actors from the show will engage with the audience.
The Guthrie Theater and The Acting Company (TAC) reunite for a sixth
year, presenting Shakespeare's Hamlet in repertory with Rosencrantz
and Guildenstern Are Dead, a reworking of the same tragedy from the
point of view of two minor characters. This two-week engagement April 22 - May 4, on the
McGuire Proscenium Stage, will conclude a successful seven-month 42-city tour.
The Guthrie Theater today
announced it will welcome the return of Carlyle Brown & Company with Abe
Lincoln and Uncle Tom in the White House, a new
play which imagines a meeting between two icons in life and
literature - President Abraham Lincoln and Harriet Beecher Stowe's
fictional character Uncle Tom. Written and directed by Carlyle
Brown (Are You Now or Have You Ever Been...),
this original piece will play from March 21-April 6, 2014
in the Dowling Studio.
the heels of successful presentations of A Raisin in the Sun, Ma Rainey's Black
Bottom and The Amen Corner, the Guthrie Theater welcomes the return of the
acclaimed Penumbra Theatre Company with The Mountaintop - the recipient of
the 2010 Olivier Award for Best New Play - written by Katori Hall and
directed by Penumbra Founder and Co-Artistic Director
The Guthrie Theater today announced a Shakespeare art contest for young people
in grades 4 - 12 tied into the presentation of The Acting Company's production
of Hamlet running April 23 - May 4,
2014. The contest will begin February 4, with a submission period ending April
4 and a winner announced the week of April 7, 2014.
The Guthrie Theater today announced casting for its production of
Othello, William Shakespeare's tragic meditation on the power of love
and the destructiveness of jealousy and suspicion. Othello features the return of stage and screen actor Peter Macon in the
title role of Othello. Othello also features Guthrie favorites Tracey
Maloney and Stephen Yoakam as Desdemona and Iago
The Guthrie Theater today announced casting for Mark St. Germain's two-hander Freud's Last Session -- an astute comedy about an imagined meeting between Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis that balances intellectual depth with humor and compassion.
Guthrie Theater Director Joe Dowling announced playwright Carson Kreitzer as the recipient of the Joe Dowling Annaghmakerrig Fellowship Award, given to an established theater professional who is associated with the Guthrie.
The Guthrie today
announced it will welcome acclaimed singer/songwriter Jonatha Brooke to the
Dowling Studio to present two performances of her one-woman show My Mother
Has Four Noses, directed by Jeremy Cohen, on Monday, December 16 and
Tuesday, December 17 at 7:30 p.m.