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nimbus announces "Redemption" opening April 29

Offenders.
Shawn and Sandra have a little gate cash, an overworked case officer, and the weight of their turbulent pasts. The system says their debt is paid, but the eyes of a daughter, of...

Nimbus announces the first show at their new northeast home, an adaptation of the epic poem The Kalevala

Every culture has its tales of gods and demons, warriors and villains, odysseys of creation and epics explaining everything from lightning to the change of the seasons. This...

Theater company announces new arts center in Northeast Minneapolis

On July 22, Liz Neerland and Josh Cragun, co-artistic directors of nimbus, a Minneapolis theater company founded in 2001, signed a lease on new a new home at 2303...

nimbus announces plans for growth, relocation

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - (Minneapolis - November 17, 2015) - Nimbus Theater will move from its current...

Nimbus announces it will move to a new space in 2016

In December 2010, during a blizzard, we packed our things in a truck and brought them to 1517 Central Avenue. Back then there were flourescent lights and one outlet and a really big dream for what...

The Storms of November is a modern maritime legend, a tale of courage in the face of the worst Mother Nature can throw at us. Since September, our cast and crew have been immersing...

Storms of November Artist Profile: Zach Morgan

The Storms of November is a modern maritime legend, a tale of courage in the face of the worst Mother Nature can throw at us. Since September, our cast and crew have been immersing...

The Storms of November Artist Profile: Derek Meyer

The Storms of November is a modern maritime legend, a tale of courage in the face of the worst Mother Nature can throw at us. Since September, our cast and crew have been immersing...

nimbus to premiere new drama set on the high seas of Lake Superior

For Immediate Release

Fifteen Degrees Port: The difference between safe harbor and a cold, deep watery gravenimbus to premiere new drama set on the high seas of Lake Superior...

From Darkness Artist Profile: Brent Anderson

From Darkness is a tale of art and passion and truth and betrayal. The actors and designers have immersed themselves in the history of the New York art scene as they developed, rehearsed...

From Darkness Artist Profile: Ethan Bjelland and Andrea Gross

 

From Darkness is a tale of art and passion and truth and betrayal. The actors and designers have immersed themselves in the history of the New York art scene as they...

From Darkness Artist Profile: Ursula Bowden and Cynthia Hornbeck

From Darkness is a tale of art and passion and truth and betrayal. The actors and designers have immersed themselves in the history of the New York art scene as they developed,...

From Darkness Artist Profile: Zach Morgan and Sarah Salisbury

From Darkness is a tale of art and passion and truth and betrayal. The actors and designers have immersed themselves in the history of the New York art scene as they developed,...

nimbus to premiere From Darkness

nimbus to premiere From Darkness

 

Written and directed by Josh Cragun, opening May 16 and performing through June 14.

 

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Zach Morgan is City Pages Best Set Designer

Zach Morgan's incredible work with nimbus has gained him recognition...

nimbus presents "In the Age of Paint and Bone," an original workshop production.

Written and directed by Liz Neerland, running February 7 – March 1, 2015

In 1879, an eight-year-old girl in Spain discovered something that would forever change the way we viewed ourselves...

nimbus to present Strindberg’s Ghost Sonata

nimbus presents their 40th show - a powerful new production of Swedish master dramatist August Strindberg’s Ghost Sonata, a seminal work of modernist drama. 

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MNDOT will be replacing the train bridge directly south of the theater between April - November, 2014. Currently Central Avenue is down to one lane in each direction. Our driveway and parking lot...

nimbus presents "Nacirema: Stories of Color", an original ensemble-created production

Nacirema (American spelled backwards) takes a look at the complex world of race in 21st Century America. Loosely inspired by George C. Wolfe's The Colored Museum, and created in...

nimbus shines new light on Maxim Gorky’s masterpiece The Lower Depths.

Directed and adapted by Josh Cragun, running December 7 – 22, 2013

Northeast Minneapolis, MN – A wife, a drink, a future. In a squalid boarding house the hopes and desires of...

nimbus presents the World Premiere of "Perilous Night" by Lee Blessing.

Award winning Minnesota playwright Lee Blessing is collaborating with nimbus to present Perilous Night. Written in 2007 and never before produced, the play...

nimbus presents the 10th show in their new performance space, an original workshopped production: "Tesla"

 

A poet of science, Nikola Tesla’s ideas belonged in the 21st century: neon light,...

nimbus presents Bohemian Flats, written and directed by Liz Neerland, playing March 16 - April 7, 2013

 

“I will now tell you something about Minneapolis. This city is growing very fast...”

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nimbus to stage "The Cripple of Inishmaan"

 

The year is 1934, and Hollywood is coming to the little island of Inishmore off the west coast of...

nimbus presents "Happy Birthday, Wanda June" by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Directed by Josh Cragun, opening October 6 and performing through October 28.

First produced in 1971, Happy Birthday, Wanda June is Vonnegut’s wry and provocative retelling of the epic tale of Ulysses. Set in America in the 1970's, the story centers around Harold...

Nimbus Theatre announces the Eye Opener workshop series

nimbus announces a new work shop series, and is seeking submissions starting immediately.

The Eye Opener Series is an extension of nimbus’ mission...

nimbus invites you to experience transformation - the hard way. As Lucius learns, you hear a lot with long ass ears.

nimbus will present an original stage adaptation of Apuleius’ classic 2nd century novel, The Golden Ass. A crack ensemble tells the story of Lucius, who longs to practice...

nimbus presents Babel, a new play written and directed by Josh Cragun, running March 3-25, 2012.

An infinite library, tended by a reclusive order of librarians. Since the biblical tower fell, they have labored to rediscover lost secrets. One man searches for the key to the greatest...

nimbus presents Georg Buchner’s Woyzeck

nimbus continues its first full season in its new permanent home with a searing tale of paranoia, jealousy, and...

Nimbus Opens its First Full Season in New Theater With Dario Fo Masterpiece

When an anarchist accused of bombing a bank "accidentally" falls out a fourth floor window, the police are quick to cover their tracks. But the arrival of a maniac in disguise and a shrewd...

nimbus presents <cite>Beautiful Things</cite> at the Minneapolis Theater Garage

Minneapolis, MN (October 12, 2004)-- What is Beauty? What does it mean to have it, to desire it, to acquire it… to take it? Five Americans find themselves trapped in comfort and imprisoned by...

nimbus 2004-2005 season ends with <cite>The Firebugs</cite> at 4th Street Theater

Saint Paul, MN (January 20, 2005) – Senseless acts of violence threaten to spread fire and fear like a burning cancer. The populace, meanwhile, sit idly by, clinging to moral platitudes as their...

nimbus makes its fourth annual Fringe Festival offering, Unemployable

Minneapolis, MN (June 22, 2004)-- Maybe you could fly a jet! Maybe you could be a vet. Maybe you could be write a book! Maybe you should be a crook! And maybe you don’t want to do anything...

nimbus 2004 season opens with Endgame at Xelias Studios

Minneapolis, MN (March 9, 2004)-- Somewhere between life and death, just short of the night but far past dawn, four spectral characters wait in vain for the end. The end of the world, the end of...

nimbus announces 2005-2006 season at the Minneapolis Theater Garage

Saint Paul, MN (August 17, 2005) – nimbus, the nomadic Twin Cities theater company known for producing innovative and expirimental work, has settled down: at least for a year. The company has...

nimbus' 2005-2006 season opens with Minnehaha Avenue at the Theater Garage.

Saint Paul, MN (August 30, 2005) – Take a trip down Minnehaha Avenue, a street that, in it’s own diagonal way, has woven itself into the fabric of our lives. An original work crafted from memoirs...

nimbus brings the Revolution and the Resurrection to the Minneapolis Theater Garage.

Seeing that workers are on the verge of revolution, two agitators enter a foreign country to sow the seeds of dissent. Caught in the center of the rebellion is a young woman torn between...

nimbus presents a macabre fairy tale about the unchecked pursuit of power.

Saint Paul, MN (January 30, 2006) – What happens when a society trades its values for power? When the need to fight an enemy of inhuman brutality causes a man to become more despicable than those...

nimbus closes its 2005-2006 season with Dario Fo’s <cite>Accidental Death of an Anarchist</cite>.

Saint Paul, MN (May 3, 2006) – When an anarchist accused of bombing a bank “accidentally” falls out of a fourth floor window, the police are quick to cover their tracks. But the arrival of a...

nimbus announces its 2006-2007 season.

Minneapolis, MN (August 17, 2006) – nimbus, a local theatre group dedicated to producing thought-provoking, artistically challenging contemporary theatre, today formally announced its exciting...

nimbus presents Shakespeare’s <cite>The Winter’s Tale</cite>, Remade.

Saint Paul, MN (August 23, 2006) – William Shakespeare’s classic tragicomedy The Winter’s Tale is reborn as a gripping modern fable about the redeeming power of love and forgiveness...

nimbus presents the regional premier of Edward Albee's award winning play <cite>The Goat or, Who Is Sylvia?</cite>

Saint Paul, MN (October 21, 2006) – On the eve of his 50th birthday, architect Martin Gray has reached a new pinnacle in his life. He’s won the Pritzker Prize. He’s landed a mega-bucks development...

nimbus presents a new multimedia experience exploring the American Dream.

The American Dream: for more than two hundred years this sacred cliché has attracted the huddled masses, created unprecedented personal wealth and kept treatment centers open for business. ...

nimbus presents the first part of a new adaptation of Aeschylus’ classic trilogy.

Minneapolis, MN (May 23, 2007) – Aeschylus once wrote that \in war, truth is the first casualty.\" In his post-Trojan War drama Agamemnon, the same could be said of love. Combined...

nimbus presents part two of a new adaptation of Aeschylus’ classic trilogy.

In nimbus’ Agamemnon, the king returned from war only to find his death at the hands of his scheming wife. Now, the son will return to seek his vengeance. In this fusion of the 2nd...

nimbus presents the regional premier of Charles Mee’s <cite>The Mail Order Bride</cite>

In this adaptation of Moliere’s The Imaginary Invalid, aging control-obsessed Argan orders a young Asian bride much to the outrage and indignation of his family and friends. But when a handsome...

nimbus presents <cite>TV Men</cite>, an original company-workshopped production.

Catherine the Great. Salome. Langston Hughes. Icarus. Tupac Amaru II. Vita Sackville-West. William Booth. They’re all ready for their close-ups. Or are they? TV Men is a new...

nimbus presents The Irresistible Rise of Big Daddy Ubu at the Minneapolis Theater Garage

Music, mischief, and murder collide in The Irresistible Rise of Big Daddy Ubu, written and directed by nimbus co-Artistic Director Josh Cragun. This wickedly comic glimpse inside the...

nimbus presents Ariel Dorfman’s <cite>Death and the Maiden</cite>

In a nameless country a woman is tortured and raped by a band of unknown captors. The only sounds that accompany her screams are the voice of the mysterious doctor who directs her attackers and an...

nimbus presents Pirandello’s <cite>Henry IV</cite>, in the regional premiere of a new adaptation by Tom Stoppard.

Sanity and madness vie for control in Pirandello's Henry IV, as reimagined by Tom Stoppard. The title character isn't the eleventh-century German monarch, however - he's an Italian...

nimbus presents The Trial of Mother Teresa, a new play written by Dani Givens and directed by Liz Neerland

A cage-match for moralists, a Lincoln-Douglas debate for the faithful, a three-ring circus for doubters-all are contained within The Trial of Mother Teresa, written by nimbus alumna Dani Givens...

nimbus presents Nights of the Living Fringe

Back from the depths of the Minnesota Fringe Festival, five of this year\'s hottest shows have returned to the Minneapolis Theatre Garage. These audience favorite, encore-winning, critically...

nimbus is proud to present the regional premiere of Naomi Iizuka’s Strike-Slip directed by co-Artistic Director Josh Cragun.

In the sprawling mosaic of Los Angeles there are as many fissures, connections, and cracks above ground as there are below. For three diverse families, a tragic shooting exposes these once-dormant...

Nimbus Inaugurates New Theater with Genet's The Balcony

nimbus will christen their new permanent home on Central Avenue with a production of Jean Genet's The Balcony, considered one of the colorful and...

nimbus is proud to present the Twin Cities premiere of Emerald and the Love Song of the Dead Fishermen, directed by nimbus co-Artistic Director Liz Neerland.

Emerald's father, a fisherman, was lost at sea the night she was born. Now, on the eve of her 25th birthday, Emerald learns of the Day of the Dead Fishermen - a time when the dead awake from...