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).
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 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.
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.
Theater today announced complete casting for its world premiere of the
bittersweet romance The Primrose Path by Crispin
Whittell based upon the novel Home of
the Gentry by Ivan Turgenev. The production will be directed by Roger Rees and will feature actors Kyle Fabel as Theodore
Lavretsky, Suzy Kohane as Liza and Sally Wingert as
(Minneapolis/St. Paul) The
Guthrie today announced that it will commemorate the 200th
anniversary of the 1813 publication of Jane Austen's novel Pride and
Prejudice with a summer production on the Wurtele Thrust Stage. The
final show of the Guthrie's own 50th anniversary season, Pride and
Prejudice will begin previews on July 6, with an opening night of July 12,
and will run through August 31.
The Guthrie Theater today announced complete casting for its
world premiere of Nice Fishby Mark Rylance and Louis Jenkins. The production will be directed by Rylance and Claire van Kampen will feature Rylance as Ron as well as
Lichtscheidl as Eric, Emily Swallow as Flo
and Chris Carlson as Wayne in a humorous and mythic story based on Jenkins' prose
poetry and taking place on the frozen waters of the Upper Midwest on the last
day of ice fishing season. Nice Fish also features Bob Davis as DNR
Officer and Tyson Forbes as
The Guthrie, in partnership with the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities,
today announced Play Care, a new program offering discounted adult
theater tickets and affordable child care onsite at the Guthrie during
select Saturday matinees in the 2012-2013 season.