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List of Perfomances

CA: Cabaret | CO: Comedy | DR: Drama | HI: History | O: Opera | MU: Musical
MY: Mystery | TR: Tragedy | CH: Children | HS: High School
CL: College | HO: Holiday

Click on play for full description. Multiple listing of the same production indicates multiple performance times.

Type Play Theatre City
COThe Royal FamilyGuthrie McGuire Proscenium StageMinneapolis
Performance Date(s):February 23, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Address:818 South 2nd Street
City:Minneapolis
Email:Email
Website:Website
Tickets:Purchase Tickets Online
Box office phone:612.377.2224 / (toll-free 877.44.STAGE)
Ticket prices: $15 - $67
Description: A comedic valentine to the theater For the Cavendishes, the "Royal Family" of Broadway, the show must go on. Set in 1920s Manhattan, this American classic (loosely based on the legendary Barrymore family) centers on three generations of actors, each at different stages in their careers. From an aging grande dame to a promising ingénue, together they confront a choice between secure, yet dull domesticity and an erratic, egocentric yet potentially fulfilling life on the stage. A brilliant, fast-paced comedy, The Royal Family is a masterfully written love letter to the Great White Way.
CH The Mad Tea PartyCounty Seat Theater Co / Encore Performing Arts CtrCloquet
Performance Date(s):February 23, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Address:2035 Hwy 33 South (on frontage road)
City:Cloquet
Email:Email
Website:Website
Tickets:Purchase Tickets Online
Box office phone:(218) 878-0071
Ticket prices: $10 - $14 To reserve your seat call the box office at (218) 878-0071. *Mastercard and Visa Accepted *All ticket fees included in the prices.
Description: Lewis Carroll's Wonderland characters are so, well, wonderful that favorite playwright Brian D. Taylor has brought them together in an original story with the same wit and whimsy as the classic tales. Mad Hatter, Dormouse, and March Hare meet for a tea party to honor Time, who has forgiven the Hatter and set time right once again. When the Jabberwock comes and wreaks havoc, the tea party guests - including the Caterpillar, the Duchess, the Frog Footman, and Tweedledee and Tweedledum decide that something must be done. Time suggests they travel back through time to the moment when the Jabberwock arrives so that they might catch him. They travel back several times, but White Rabbit's watch is fast, Hatter's is slow, and they just can't catch the Jabberwock. Finally, Hare realizes they must fix the nick in Time... Time's cloak, that is, to save them from the Jabberwock! After all, a stitch in Time saves nine!
MUNina Simone: Four WomenPark Square Theatre ANDY BOSS THRUST STAGESt. Paul
Performance Date(s):February 23, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Address:20 W 7th Pl.
City:St. Paul
Email:Email
Website:Website
Tickets:Purchase Tickets Online
Box office phone:(651) 291-7005
Ticket prices: $27 - $60
Description: Back by popular demand – now with added music! Nina Simone’s velvet voice was unafraid to sing lyrics that cut right to the truth. From the iconic “I Put a Spell on You” to “Feelin’ Good” to the protest song “Four Women” of the title, her music was a personal and political exploration branded in the kiln of the Civil Rights Movement. Simone’s lyrics weave a story of four women alienated from themselves and each other due to the color of their skin. Together, they sing their truth and rise triumphant — women proud “To Be Young, Gifted and Black.” “All I want is equality for my sister, my brother, my people and me…” — Nina Simone, “Mississippi Goddam”
DRThe Whipping ManMinnesota Jewish Theatre @ Highland Park Community CenterSt. Paul
Performance Date(s):February 23, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Address:1978 Ford Parkway
City:St. Paul
Email:Email
Website:Website
Tickets:Purchase Tickets Online
Box office phone:651-647-4315
Ticket prices: Individual tickets will go on sale January 9. For group sales, call the box office at 651-647-4315.
Description: It's April 1865 and the Civil War is over. Caleb DeLeon, a young Jewish Confederate soldier, returns home wounded to find his plantation home burned and looted, and his former slaves Simon and John now freed. As Simon, brought into the Jewish faith by the DeLeon family, prepares a Passover seder, the three men help each other navigate their newfound understandings of family, power and freedom, until the secrets that still bind them start to unravel.
DRGraceYellow Tree TheatreOsseo
Performance Date(s):February 23, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Address:320 5th Ave. SE
City:Osseo
Email:Email
Website:Website
Tickets:Purchase Tickets Online
Box office phone:763-493-8733
Ticket prices: Wed. $21 | Thurs. $21 | Fri. $25 | Sat. $25 | Sat. Matinee $23 Sun. $23 (Students, seniors 60 & up and groups of 10+ receive $3 off these prices.)
Description: A wide-eyed young Minnesota couple have just begun a new life in sunny, promise-filled Florida with big plans to open a chain of motels. As the real estate deal threatens to unravel Steve acquires an itch he can’t scratch and Sara is drawn to an unlikely new friend. Destinies collide in this darkly comic, eerily tragic and timely play that plunges headfirst into questions of faith and grace. "GRACE brings refreshing complexity to what is fast becoming the most urgent philosophical issue of our time."—LA Times This show contains strong language. Featuring: Terry Hempleman*, Kurt Kwan*, Mary Fox & Jason Peterson
MU9 to 5: The MusicalThe Barn TheatreWillmar
Performance Date(s):February 23, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Address:321 4th St SW
City:Willmar
Email:Email
Website:Website
Tickets:Purchase Tickets Online
Box office phone:320-235-9500
Ticket prices: $10 - $20
Description: 9 to 5 The Musical, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick, is based on the seminal 1980 hit movie. Set in the late 1970s. this hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era is outrageous, thought-provoking and even a little romantic. Pushed to the boiling point, three female coworkers concoct a plan to get even with the sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot they call their boss. In a hilarious turn of events, Violet, Judy and Doralee live out their wildest fantasy – giving their boss the boot! While Hart remains "otherwise engaged," the women give their workplace a dream makeover, taking control of the company that had always kept them down. Hey, a girl can scheme, can't she? This high-energy show is ideal for a large, mostly female cast, but also has opportunities for talented male dancers. With its jubilant score and easily relatable characters, 9 to 5 is the perfect show for community theatres.
DRAnother AntigoneBethel Theatre, Clauson Center level 1 / Bethel UniversitySt. Paul
Performance Date(s):February 23, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Address:3900 Bethel Drive
City:St. Paul
Email:Email
Website:Website
Tickets:Purchase Tickets Online
Box office phone:651.638.6333
Ticket prices: General admission: $10 adult | $8 senior (65+)/employee/group (10+) | $6 student | 1 free if Bethel CAS student
Description: What happens when classical education collides with contemporary controversies? When college senior, Judy Miller, tries to submit her own contemporized version of Antigone instead of the assigned formal paper on Greek tragedy, her professor, Henry Harper, refuses to accept it. As both become entrenched in their positions, issues of academic freedom, bigotry, entitlement, money, institutional power, and politics are all unearthed. Can these contemporary versions of Creon and Antigone avoid the fates of their classical counterparts? By A.R. Gurney
CH Dr. Seuss' The Sneetches, The musicalChildren's Theatre Company Minneapolis
Performance Date(s):February 23, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Address:UnitedHealth Group Stage, 2400 3rd Avenue South
City:Minneapolis
Email:Email
Website:Website
Tickets:Purchase Tickets Online
Box office phone:612.874.0400
Ticket prices: $15 - $61
Description: On Sneetch Beach, there’s a line in the sand—Star Bellies on one side, Plain Bellies on the other. That’s the way it is, was and will be. At least until the sneaky and greedy Sylvester Monkey McBean comes to town with his Star On machine. Suddenly, the difference between the haves and the have nots—those with stars and those without—isn’t so clear. What will the Sneetches do now? In this rousing and inventive musical adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ powerful parable about the surface things that divide us, it will take a courageous friendship between an unlikely pair of Sneetches to find the answers. This work is supported by a Theatre Commissioning and Production Initiative grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
DRKing LearGuthrie Wurtele Thrust StageMinneapolis
Performance Date(s):February 23, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Address:818 South 2nd Street
City:Minneapolis
Email:Email
Website:Website
Tickets:Purchase Tickets Online
Box office phone:612.377.2224 / (toll-free 877.44.STAGE)
Ticket prices: $15 - $77
Description: For the first time in more than 20 years the Guthrie will stage Shakespeare’s searing masterpiece. After years of ruling Britain in peace, a respected King Lear decides to relinquish his crown and divide his kingdom among his three daughters. But when their love and loyalty falter, so does Lear’s sanity. King Lear is a gripping portrait of fathers, daughters and a once-mighty ruler thwarted by his own hubris and betrayed by a vanishing mind.
DRANNA IN THE TROPICSJungle TheaterMinneapolis
Performance Date(s):February 23, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Address:2951 Lyndale Ave S
City:Minneapolis
Email:Email
Website:Website
Tickets:Purchase Tickets Online
Box office phone:612-822-7063
Ticket prices: $30 - $45
Description: Winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Florida, 1929: a Cuban-American family eagerly awaits the arrival of a new lector to read aloud to their cigar factory workers. When he introduces them to the classic Anna Karenina, a hot and humid Tampa factory starts to mirror the scandalous Russian aristocracy of Tolstoy’s classic. Love, revenge, passion, and tragedy abound in this award-winning drama.
DRWe Are Proud to PresentGuthrie Dowling StudioMinneapolis
Performance Date(s):February 23, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Address:818 South 2nd Street
City:Minneapolis
Email:Email
Website:Website
Tickets:Purchase Tickets Online
Box office phone:612.377.2224 / (toll-free 877.44.STAGE)
Ticket prices: Tickets in the Dowling Studio are $9. Seating in the Dowling Studio is General Admission. All prices and performances subject to change.
Description:We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as Southwest Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915 Going off-script can sometimes be the best way to tell a story. We Are Proud to Present follows an ensemble of American actors -- three black and three white – as they rehearse a stage presentation about a genocide in 1900s colonial Africa. Questions arise when they realize that summarizing the event doesn’t do justice to the people it affected, and while they struggle to understand both sides, they make connections between the past they are portraying and the issues confronting them in the present. Equal parts comedy and drama, We Are Proud to Present sparks powerful conversations about race, nationality, ethics, exploitation and sovereignty, while exposing the issues both in humorous moments of failed communication and striking moments with haunting artistic discoveries. Part of the Level Nine Series, devoted to community dialogue about today’s most significant topics and questions.
CHACT! MUSICVILLEAshland ProductionsMaplewood
Performance Date(s):February 23, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Address:2100 White Bear Ave
City:Maplewood
Email:Email
Website:Website
Tickets:Purchase Tickets Online
Box office phone:651-274-8020
Ticket prices: All Tickets $12 (includes processing fee).
Description: Musicville takes you on an adventure with Maiden Melody and Radical Rhythm as they attempt to save their town from the Sorcerer of Silence. On their quest to the Castle of Composition, they pass through the Desert of Doo-wop, the Ocean of Opera, and the Terrible Terrain of Tango meeting musical friends and foes along the way. Their journey teaches them about new kinds of music, overcoming obstacles, and the importance of working together!
COBooty and the Beast: A Tinderella StoryBrave New Workshop TheatreMinneapolis
Performance Date(s):February 23, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Address:824 Hennepin Ave
City:Minneapolis
Email:Email
Website:Website
Tickets:Purchase Tickets Online
Box office phone:612-332-6620
Ticket prices: $20.00 - $36.00 (with discounts for students, seniors, AAA members, and more)
Description: Searching for your Prince Not-Alarming? Wondering why your work spouse keeps texting you eggplant emojis? Then do we have a show for you! Relationships of all kinds are the focus of this sketch comedy revue by the experts at Brave New Workshop – so get your dating app of choice fired up, set your text messages to “No Preview,” and enjoy our 294th comedy revue: “Booty and the Beast: A Tinderella Story”! “Booty and the Beast: A Tinderella Story” will feature BNW cast members Lauren Anderson, Denzel Belin, Ryan Nelson, Taj Ruler and Tom Reed. The show will be directed by Caleb McEwen. Jon Pumper will be the music director, and Matthew Vichlach will provide technical direction.
MUGodspellCross Community Players / Cross Winds United Methodist ChurchMaple Grove
Performance Date(s):February 23, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Address:15051 Weaver Lake Rd.
City:Maple Grove
Email:Email
Website:Website
Tickets:Purchase Tickets Online
Box office phone:(763) 391-ARTS (2787)
Ticket prices: General admission seating Adults: $16.00 Senior: $14.00 (65 years and over) Student/Child: $12.00 (age 2 through college) Children under age 2 sitting on parents lap are free
Description:A small group of people help Jesus Christ tell different parables by using a wide variety of games, storytelling techniques and a hefty dose of comic timing. An eclectic blend of songs, ranging in style from pop to vaudeville, is employed as the story of Jesus

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