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Guthrie to host tribute gala celebrating Joe Dowling»

On Saturday, June 6, the Guthrie will host a tribute gala to celebrate departing director Joe Dowling and his extraordinary vision and leadership over the course of 20 years with the organization.

Guthrie Theater announces casting for The Crucible»

The Guthrie Theater today announced complete casting for its production of Arthur Miller's American masterpiece The Crucible, directed by Joe Dowling. The theater's production of the Tony Award-winning play, the first in four decades, begins previews April 11, opens April 17 and closes May 24, 2015, on the Wurtele Thrust Stage.

Guthrie to present In Conversation with Joe Dowling and New York Post columnist Michael Riedel»

he Guthrie Theater today announced that its outgoing Director Joe Dowling, the longest tenured artistic director in Guthrie history, will appear for an In Conversation moderated by New York Post theater columnist Michael Riedel on Tuesday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. on the Wurtele Thrust Stage.

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 4.

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.