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CITIZEN: AN AMERICAN LYRIC by Claudia Rankine

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A searing representation of the current American zeitgeist, CITIZEN: AN AMERICAN LYRIC  is a boundary-bending work of poetry/prose/criticism, adapted for the stage by Stephen Sachs. A 6-member “ensemble piece…floats between dream and reality, narration and performance, and challenges its audience’s perceptions,” as it examines the ways racism pervades daily life in America, from highly visible news […]

THE GOOD PERSON OF SETZUAN

MINNEAPOLIS, MN OCTOBER 27: Frank Theatre's A Good Person of Setzuan" dress rehearsal on October 27, 2016 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. © Tony Nelson

In Brecht’s comic play-with-music, rumors have reached the higher realm that it is impossible to live in the earthly world and remain good. A trio of bumbling gods descends to earth with the mission of finding a single good person, and, if they do, the world can remain as it is. On their first night, […]

Frank’s SUMMER SPLASH is happening July 21!

It’s hot, it’s summer, it’s time for Frank’s annual SUMMER SPLASH! Hot grills, cold beverages, outdoor fun and a preview of Frank’s upcoming season…all happening on July 21 at SUMMER SPLASH! Mark your calendars, shoot us an RSVP and get ready for fun! Invitation below!

Frank ignites “THE ARSONISTS” at the Ritz!

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Gottlieb Biedermann made his fortune by selling hair follicle replacer. He enjoys wine, his cigars and relishing his success, while scoffing at the gullibility of the citizens of his town who let strangers into their homes and, surprise, find their house burns down! And with the string of arson fires around town, WHO WOULD DO […]

Annual Fun Fall Auction

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Join us at the Northern Clay Center at 6:00pm for pre-show appetizers and beverages, peruse the fabulous offerings in the silent auction, break into a bidding fever, stroll down the block to the Playwrights’ Center, take in the amazing performances in THINGS OF DRY HOURS, then have a little post-show champagne and chocolate before heading […]

THINGS OF DRY HOURS

MINNEAPOLIS, MN SEPTEMBER 9: Frank Theater's production of "Things Of Dry Hours" rehearsal at the Playwright's Center on September 9, 2015 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. © Tony Nelson

Alabama, 1932. Tice, a laid-off steelworker, swears by his bible as much as he does the words of Karl Marx. His widowed daughter who does the laundry of the rich white folk and collects the treasures that are left in their sheets—a ribbon here, a shoe there–lives with him in a cabin. In the middle […]

Breakfast with Frank!

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Sunday, August 9, from 8:30am-12:30pm, at the Eagles Club 34 in Seward (2507 East 25th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55406), join us for Breakfast with Frank! Get your omelets ($8 for adults, $4 for 12 and under) and have them served to you by your Frank favorites! And know that you’re supporting […]

Summer Splash

Summer Splash

Summer Splash, a casual and delightful picnic event, is a summer highlight for the Twin Cities theatre community. Come enjoy grilled treats, cold beverages, and a wide spread of sides and delicious desserts. Catch up with the Frank board and meet other fabulous Frank supporters and artists. Summer Splash starts at 5:30pm.
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Eclipsed

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ECLIPSED centers on the lives of five women who are thrown together by the recent civil war in Liberia. Salvaged as chattel from wartime looting, these “wives” of the commanding officer form a hardscrabble alliance and develop their own a hierarchy as they confront questions of survival within their compound. Surprisingly vivacious and often funnier […]

The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek

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Centered on the relationship between two teenagers in 1936, who are looking for a life better than that of their parents, the play focuses on the need for human connection.