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The Guthrie Theater names Joseph Haj artistic director »

The Guthrie Theater announced today that Joseph Haj will become its eighth artistic director in July 2015, succeeding Joe Dowling. The announcement by Board Chair Lee Skold and Search Committee Chair Patricia Simmons ends an extensive year-long search. 

The Guthrie Theater presents a Theatre Forever production of The Nature Crown»

The Guthrie Theater is welcomes Theatre Forever's The Nature Crown, conceived and directed by Jon Ferguson, to the Dowling Studio. Created with the ensemble and featuring text by Dominic Orlando along with live music, this celebratory narrative event exploring origin, innocence, community and change will play March 20 - April 5.

The Guthrie announces casting for Mr. Burns, a post-electric play»

In a co-production with San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater, the Guthrie is thrilled to present Anne Washburn's critically acclaimed dark comedy Mr. Burns, a post-electric play, directed by Mark Rucker.

Minnesota Veterans Share Stories of Service in Telling: Minnesota 2015 »

The Guthrie Theater today announced the return of The Telling Project and its presentation of Telling: Minnesota 2015, co-directed by Telling Project Founder and Executive Director Jonathan Wei and Co-Founder Max Rayneard.

The Acting Company in association with the Guthrie presents A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court and Macbeth»

The Guthrie Theater and The Acting Company reunite for a seventh year to present A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, adapted from the novel by Mark Twain, in repertory with Macbeth, Shakespeare's dark and powerful tragedy.

Guthrie announces casting and onstage seating for vibrant, immersive A Midsummer Night's Dream»

The Guthrie Theater today announced complete casting for its vibrant and immersive production of Shakespeare's romantic comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Joe Dowling and David Bolger, marking Dowling's third production of the play on the Guthrie's signature thrust stage.

Director Joe Dowling announces playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney as recipient of the 2015 Dowling Fellowship»

Guthrie Theater Director Joe Dowling today announced playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney as the recipient of the 2015 Joe Dowling Annaghmakerrig Fellowship Award, given to an established theater professional that is associated with the Guthrie.

Guthrie Announces Surplus in 2013-2014 Fiscal Year»

At the Guthrie Theater's annual meeting today Joe Dowling announced a surplus of $247,307, achieving a return to fiscal balance with the 2013-2014 season ending August 31, 2014.

The Guthrie Theater presents a 7th House Theater production of Jonah and the Whale: A New Musical»

The Guthrie Theater today announced casting for the 7th House Theater production of Jonah and the Whale: A New Musical, a reimagining of the familiar Old Testament tale, set to original bluegrass and folk music.

Renowned storyteller and humorist Kling Kling returns to the Guthrie for annual holiday laughs»

The Guthrie will again host nationally acclaimed humorist, actor and playwright Kevin Kling and his celebrated one-man show Tales from the Charred Underbelly of the Yule Log on Monday, December 15 at 7:30 p.m. Kling will be joined by special guests Dan Chouinard, Simone Perrin & The Brass Messengers.