Rehearsals continue at the Guthrie for An Iliad, the single-actor storytelling adaptation of Homer's Greek classic about the siege of Troy, featuring Stephen Yoakam as The Poet and directed by Benjamin McGovern (The Edge of Our Bodies, Circle Mirror Transformation).
The Guthrie today announced that it has commissioned Tony Award and Drama Desk Award-winning Broadway songwriter and composer Jason Robert Brown to create an original music piece for its 50th-anniversary gala performance BEHOLD. Brown's composition will be based on text excerpts from Shakespeare's Hamlet.
Highlights include first Guthrie productions of works by playwrights Beth Henley, Nina Raine; Wurtele Thrust classics directed by Joe Dowling and Marion McClinton; two Guthrie WorldStage presentations including the return of Kneehigh; and a Christopher Durang comedy currently a hit on Broadway as well as a beloved musical for the summer of 2014.
The Guthrie Theater today announced that Oliver Award winner and Tony Award nominee Tracie Bennett, best known for her tour-de-force performance as Judy Garland in End of the Rainbow, will appear in BEHOLD: A Gala Performance celebrating the Guthrie's 50th anniversary on June 22, 2013.
The Guthrie Theater today announced that a public celebration of the life and work of former Guthrie artist Stephen Kanee, who passed away on January 18, will take place Sunday, April 14 at 11 a.m. on the Guthrie's Wurtele Thrust Stage.
A new generation of American actors showcases its talents as the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater B.F.A. Actor Training Program Class of 2013 presents Those Who Favor Fire by Aditi Brennan Kapil and South Street by Carson Kreitzer, a pair of new plays,in the Dowling Studio, April 19 -28.
The Guthrie Theater today
announced complete casting for its production of 2011 Pulitzer Prize and 2012
Tony Award winner Clybourne Parkby Bruce
Norris, the biting, powerhouse contemporary satire about race and
gentrification during the past half century in America.
The Guthrie today announced that the award-winning male vocal
ensemble Cantus will perform an original
arrangement of a classic from the American musical canon at BEHOLD: A Gala
Performance, celebrating the theater's 50th anniversary, on June 22,
Guthrie Theater will host the 14th annual Shakespeare
Classic on Sunday, March 24, at 1 p.m., offering young people ages 10 to 17 an
opportunity to experience an energetic, original Twelfth Night by
Britain's Propeller. Tickets are $10 and includes a specially prepared play program and a post-play discussion.