For nearly 45 years, Penumbra Theatre Company has had a profound and powerful impact on Minnesota's artistic community. Penumbra company members have appeared on countless other Minnesota stages - as well as national stages including Broadway. The theatrical community you love would not be what it is without Penumbra’s vitality and leadership.
The sunlight today is shining on Pillsbury House Theatre. Centered in the area most impacted by the murder of George Floyd, this Black-led theatre company is directly serving the community by collecting and redistributing food and needed resources.
As we move our mourning into action, let's center our love and attention (and some donations) on the amazing Black theatre companies and artists in our community.
These organizations were hard hit already from COVID and always shoulder the biggest emotional burden in times like these.
New Dawn Theatre Company draws brilliance out of shadows by illuminating & supporting cutting edge works of overlooked, under-represented communities of our theatrical landscape through innovative, exciting & excellent theater productions. Look at their roster of artists for a hit list of your favorite performers.