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Guthrie Artistic Director Joseph Haj Appoints David Stewart as Production Director»

Guthrie Theater Artistic Director Joseph Haj has announced the appointment of David Stewart as Production Director. Stewart previously served as Academic Production Manager at Texas Performing Arts at The University of Texas at Austin. He joins the Guthrie staff, and Haj’s senior management team, on November 2.

The Guthrie presents Aaron Davidman's WRESTLING JERUSALEM»

The Guthrie Theater (Joseph Haj, Artistic Director) is proud to present Wrestling Jerusalem, an original solo piece written and performed by Aaron Davidman and directed by Michael John Garcés, which will kick off Singular Voices/Plural Perspectives, a curated series of plays designed to inspire community dialogue. Selected by Artistic Director Joseph Haj, this dynamic set of programming is comprised of four solo shows featuring nationally acclaimed artists. One of the hallmarks of the series will be specially-tailored post-show conversations with the audience utilizing the themes and ideas in the productions as a point of entry for discussion. Performances of Wrestling Jerusalem begin Friday, October 16 in the Dowling Studio.

Due to popular demand, Guthrie extends TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD through October 25»

The Guthrie Theater (Joseph Haj, Artistic Director) today announced that due to popular demand it will extend its run of To Kill a Mockingbird by one week, now playing through October 25. Single tickets start at $29 and are on sale through the Guthrie Box Office at 612.377.2224, toll-free 877.44.STAGE, 612.225.6244 (Group Sales) and online at www.guthrietheater.org. In addition, the theater will host a one-night-only panel discussion in connection with the play titled The Meaning in Mockingbird: Putting a Classic in the Continuum of Civil Rights, Race Relations and Social Justice, on Monday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m. on the Wurtele Thrust Stage.

Actors Touring Company production of THE EVENTS to begin at Guthrie September 30»

Minneapolis/St. Paul—The Guthrie Theater proudly presents the Actors Touring Company’s internationally acclaimed production of The Events, by David Greig, as part of its respected WorldStage series. Under the direction of Ramin Gray, with music by John Browne, The Events will play September 30 – November 1 on the McGuire Proscenium Stage. Single tickets start at $34 ($15 for previews), and are on sale now through the Box Office at 612.377.2224, toll-free 877.44.STAGE, 612.225.6244 (Group Sales) and online at www.guthrietheater.org.

Artistic Director Joseph Haj announces Playwright Larissa Fasthorse as recipient of the Joe Dowling Annaghmakerrig Award»

Guthrie Theater Artistic Director Joseph Haj today announced Larissa FastHorse as the recipient of the theater’s 2015-2016 Joe Dowling Annaghmakerrig Fellowship Award, given to an established theater professional. The recipient is provided the opportunity to benefit personally and professionally from the experience of spending two weeks at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre on the estate of Annaghmakerrig, Guthrie’s ancestral home in Ireland. The Centre is a residential retreat for artists from around the globe, offering time and space in which to research, create or develop work.

The Guthrie presents a Freestyle Theatre production of U/G/L/Y, an original piece created and performed by Sha Cage»

The Guthrie Theater (Joseph Haj, Artistic Director) is proud to present a Freestyle Theatre production of U/G/L/Y, an original piece created and performed by Shá Cage. The second piece in a three-part trilogy about identity developed with director E.G. Bailey, U/G/L/Y is an energetic, emotional and impactful 80-minute examination of image. U/G/L/Y plays September 24-27, 2015 in the Dowling Studio. All tickets are $22 ($15 for preview performances) and are now on sale through the Guthrie Box Office at 612.377.2224, toll-free 877.44.STAGE, 612.225.6244 (Group Sales) and online at www.guthrietheater.org

The Guthrie presents Allegra J Lingo's THE GENEALOGY OF HAPPENSTANCE»

The Guthrie Theater (Joseph Haj, Artistic Director) is proud to present Allegra J Lingo’s The Genealogy of Happenstance, an original solo piece written and performed by Lingo, directed by Christopher Kehoe. A crowd favorite at the 2014 Minnesota Fringe Festival, The Genealogy of Happenstance is the first local presentation in the Guthrie’s 2015-2016 Dowling Studio season and plays September 17-20, 2015. All tickets are $22 ($15 for the preview performance) and are now on sale through the Guthrie Box Office at 612.377.2224, toll-free 877.44.STAGE, 612.225.6244 (Group Sales) and online at www.guthrietheater.org.

Artistic Director Joseph Haj announces additional programming and artists for 2015-2016 season»

The Guthrie Theater (Joseph Haj, Artistic Director) today announced additional programming and artists as part of the 2015-2016 season, including a curated series of four solo productions by nationally-known artists: Aaron Davidman's Wrestling Jerusalem, Jessica Dickey's The Amish Project, Taylor Mac's 24-Decade History of Popular Music: The 20th Century Abridged and Colman Domingo's A Boy and His Soul. Haj also announced veteran directorsLibby Appel, Valerie Curtis-Newton and Marcela Lorca will helm mainstage plays.

Guthrie Artistic Director Joseph Haj appoints Jeff Meanza as associate artistic director»

Guthrie Theater Artistic Director Joseph Haj has announced the appointment of Jeff Meanza as Associate Artistic Director. Meanza previously served as Associate Artistic Director under Haj's leadership at PlayMakers Repertory Company. 

Guthrie welcomes 10 actors from graduate training programs across the country»

The Guthrie Theater has proudly welcomed 10 actors from prestigious graduate training programs across the country to participate in A Guthrie Experience for Actors in Training, an eight-week summer program which introduces graduate actors to the Guthrie and the Twin Cities and builds a bridge between training and the profession.