What's new at Illusion

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.

Looking for a few good summer interns! Technical Production Internship – Illusion Theater
February 19, 2014

Technical Production Internship – Illusion TheaterA Technical Production internship at the Illusion Theater provides individuals with experience working in a professio

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

May 11 & May 12 James Beard Culinary Night Demo's & Samples
May 2, 2013

Illusion Theater is partnering  with The Art Institute International Minnesota.

Pay What You Can Performance of Bill W. & Dr. Bob Added!
March 22, 2013

Illusion Theater is thrilled to announce that we are offering an additonal Pay What You Can performance of Bill W. & Dr. Bob this Friday, March 22 at 8 PM!  

Aisle Say review Bill W. & Dr. Bob
March 11, 2013

MPR's State of The Arts: A play about a meeting ... but not just any meeting
February 22, 2013

Aisle Say Reviews Red Resurrected
February 18, 2013

Red Resurrected
Posted on February 18, 2013 by Sophie Kerman 0

Red Resurrected: A Miraculous Thing
February 13, 2013


Looking for a few good summer interns!
February 4, 2013


Technical Production Internship – Illusion Theater

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August 8, 2012

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Minnesota Monthly Talks to the Creators of "A Night in Olympus: A Musical"
July 23, 2012

Get to know the cast of My Antonia!
February 3, 2012

My Antonia will be kicking off the first leg of its 2012 Minnesota Tour this weekend, and we had the chance to chat with a few of the actors–including Emily Gunyou Halaas (Antonia), Dustin Bronson (Yo

Production Intern Opening!
August 15, 2011


Tweeting Your Mom: Live-Tweet on July 21
June 28, 2011

Live-Tweet ‘Your Mom’ on July 21

Interview with Playwright John Gaspard
June 21, 2011

An  interview with Dating Your Mom playwright John Gaspard

Interview with Actress and Playwright Kim Schultz
June 17, 2011

An Interview with Kim Schultz, playwright and actress of No Place Called Home on stage this July at Illusion Theater.

Distinguished panel discusses advancements in understanding alcoholism
February 17, 2011

What has changed since Bill W and Dr. Bob met each other, and began their program in 1935?