What's new at Illusion

Give to the Max Day 2015 begins with scheduled giving on November 1st!
November 1, 2015

Theater changes lives: Bonnie and Michael are on Comcast Newsmakers!
October 26, 2015

It's so hard to say goodbye to Always & Forever
September 29, 2015


Illusion Theater salutes Ping Chong, who was honored with the National Medal of Arts!
September 10, 2015

A tribute to Nancy Burbidge, patron of the arts and Illusion Theater supporter
August 25, 2015

Illusion Holds Inter-generational Workshop
August 13, 2015

The National Theatre Live Presents Skylight July 20 & 25
July 17, 2015

Miss Richfield 1981 is being embraced by her namesake
June 11, 2015

Looking for a few good summer interns! Technical Production Internship – Illusion Theater
May 12, 2015

Technical Production Internship – Illusion Theater

Review: Provocative new Lee Blessing play shines light on sexual abuse
April 28, 2015



BOXED WINE TASTING before FRUIT FLY: the musical Tonight!
April 3, 2015


Fruit Fly: The Musical Offers an Often Funny, Often Real Gay-Straight Alliance
April 1, 2015


By Ed Huyck Wed., Apr. 1 2015 

CITY PAGES: Fruit Fly Ready for Its Full-Length Spotlight
March 25, 2015


 By Ed Huyck Tuesday, March  24, 2015 

You've got a friend
March 24, 2015

 You've got a friend

It's been a storied life for actor James Craven
March 6, 2015

 Article by: ROHAN PRESTON , Star Tribune 

MINNPOST: On 'Thurgood': A Q&A with actor James Craven
March 3, 2015

 On 'Thurgood': A Q&A with actor James Craven

James Craven tackles role as historical giant in ‘Thurgood’
March 2, 2015

 James Craven tackles role as historical giant in ‘Thurgood’
By: DWIGHT HOBBES | February 26, 2015

The Tangential Ruins Minneapolis call These Old Shoes V-days Best Bet!
February 13, 2015


Meet the Ensemble! Interviews with Transatlantic Love Affair
February 4, 2015

Meet Peyton McCandless & Derek Lee Miller of Transatlantic Love Affair

Music with Minnesotans on Classical MPR features Michael Robins!
February 3, 2015

Theater review: There are powerful memories in 'These Old Shoes'
January 31, 2015

 By Renee Valois
Special to the Pioneer Press

A Look Back at 2014!
December 30, 2014

September 23, 2014
L'etoile: Illusion Theater Returns to My Ántonia
June 19, 2014

Illusion Theater Returns to My Ántonia
by Susan Woehrle

Star Tribune's Review: 'My Antonia' captures Willa Cather's lyrical novel
June 16, 2014

REVIEW: Illusion’s “My Antonia” finds novel’s simple power. 

Cherry & Spoon Review of My Antonia
June 16, 2014

"My Ántonia" by Illusion Theatre at The Lab at The Lowry Building

Pioneer Press 'My Antonia' review: Stage adaptation captures the best of classic Cather novel
June 14, 2014

Learn More ABout Michael Robins from his answers to 9 intriguing questions!
May 30, 2014

9 questions with Michael Robins, Illusion Theater's producing director 

By Chris Hewitt

"Naked Darrow" at Illusion Theatre - Cherry & Spoon Review
April 9, 2014

"Naked Darrow" at Illusion Theatre

Who is Clarence Darrow? (Theater Review TC Daily Planet)
April 9, 2014

THEATER REVIEW | "Naked Darrow" at the Illusion Theater: Who is Clarence Darrow?
By Bev Wolfe, TC Daily Planet
April 08, 2014

Star Tribune Review: Gary Anderson’s solo show conjures a man brimming with accomplishment but harried by his own demons.
April 9, 2014

Naked Darrow' at Illusion Theater
• Article by: LISA BROCK , Special to the Star Tribune
• Updated: April 7, 2014 - 11:10 AM

Naked Darrow - Aisle Say Review
April 7, 2014

Aisle Say Twin Cities
Good theatre. Smart reviews.

• Aisle Say Magazine
Naked Darrow


Gary Anderson gets under famous attorney's skin in Naked Darrow
April 3, 2014

City Pages

The Dressing Room
Gary Anderson gets under famous attorney's skin in Naked Darrow
By Ed Huyck Tue., Apr. 1 2014 at 10:35 AM

Jeffrey Hatcher's Hamlet - Review from Duluth News Tribune
March 26, 2014

Theater Review: ‘Hamlet’ — with little to no Shakespeare

By Lawrance Bernabo, for the News Tribune on Mar 24, 2014 at 10:30 p.m.

Ash Land included on Star Tribune's Five Faves list
February 10, 2014

Transatlantic Love Affair's Ash Land is one of the Star Tribune's five faves this week!

Transatlantic Love Affair and the Illusion team up again for Ash Land
January 29, 2014

City Pages


The Dressing Room 

By Ed Huyck Wed., Jan. 29 2014 at 9:31 AM 

CYBER MONDAY Deals! Tickets to Ash Land on Goldstar!
December 2, 2013

Cyber Monday ticket deals for Transatlantic Love Affair's upcoming production of Ash Land in Ill

Illusion Theater Office & Box Office Closed for Thanksgivukkah
November 27, 2013

From all of us at
Illusion Theater,

Give to the Max Day UPDATE- read for new ways to give!
November 14, 2013

GiveMN.org's update on their website - read here.

GIVE TO THE MAX DAY November 14 2013
October 23, 2013

$15 dollars of Every $25 ticket goes to Project 515's Education Campaign
October 10, 2013

Project 515’s mission is to ensure that same-sex couples and their families have equal rights and considerations under Minnesota law. 

" Not at all preachy, just sweet and funny and real."
October 7, 2013


Love & Marriage:

What a Difference a Year Makes

September 27, 2013

Written by Rob Callahan at Vita.MN

20% off on Fall in Love Fridays during Love & Marriage: What a Difference a Year Makes
September 27, 2013

Fall in Love Fridays at Illusion Theater!

Thrifty Thursdays offer $17 tickets during Love & Marriage: What a Difference a Year Makes
September 25, 2013

 We are offering Thrifty Thursdays every Thursday during the run of Love & Marriage: What a Difference a Year Makes!


Jeffrey Hatcher Wins Lifetime Achievement Award at Iveys!
September 24, 2013
Different year, different vibe for Love and Marriage (City Pages)
September 20, 2013

 LOVE & MARRIAGE: What a Difference a Year Makes 

Interview with Michael Robins 

By Ed Huyck  

Buy one, get one FREE tickets all opening weekend Love&Marriage
September 20, 2013


Illusion Needs Interns!
August 6, 2013

Illusion Theater has openings for production interns for its holiday show (Miss Richfield). Interns will work with sound, lighting, and video alongside professionals in the industry.

Local Beard Award Winners at I LOVE TO EAT May 8
May 8, 2013

We have some exciting guests joining us tonight for our post show discussion led by Sue Zelickson! Get your tickets now www.illusiontheater.org