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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
MUSISTER ACT The Play's the Thing @ Lakeville Area Arts CenterLakeville
Performance Date(s):May 21, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Address:20965 Holyoke Ave.
City:Lakeville
Email:Email
Website:Website
Tickets:Purchase Tickets Online
Box office phone:(952) 985-4640
Ticket prices: $15
Description: Based on the hit 1992 film, this feel-good musical comedy smash is sure to entertain! When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in a convent. Using her unique disco moves and singing talent to inspire the choir, Deloris breathes new life into the church community, but in doing so she blows her cover. Soon the gang is giving chase, only to find them up against Deloris and the power of her newly found sisterhood.
MUGREASEChanhassen Dinner TheaterChanhassen
Performance Date(s):May 21, 2017 - 1:00 PM
Address:501 W 78th St
City:Chanhassen
Email:Email
Website:Website
Tickets:Purchase Tickets Online
Box office phone:952-934-1525 or 800-362-3515
Ticket prices: $53 - $89
Description: After a decade, the #1 best-seller in Chanhassen Dinner Theatres' history returns to the Main Stage! Join Sandy, Danny and the rest of the Burger Palace Boys and Pink Ladies for an affectionate satire of high school life in the 1950's. Don't miss the unforgettable tunes like: "Summer Nights," "Look at Me, I’m Sandra Dee," "We Go Together," "Greased Lightnin'," "Beauty School Dropout," AND added songs made popular in the beloved film: "Grease (Is The Word)," "Hopelessly Devoted to You" and "You're the One That I Want." It's a high-octane rock 'n' roll party packed with explosive energy! Grease contains mature situations and language. Some material may not suitable for children. Please call the box office for more information.
CHA Year with Frog and ToadChildren's Theatre Company Minneapolis
Performance Date(s):May 21, 2017 - 2:00 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 - $69
Description: Best enjoyed by everyone Waking from hibernation in the Spring, the perky, popular Frog and the worrywart, grumpy Toad plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding, and learn life lessons through four, fun-filled seasons. The amphibian odd couple celebrate and rejoice in their differences that make them the best-est of friends while joined by a colorful cast of flying, hopping, and crawling companions along the way. Nominated for three Tony Awards® including Best Musical, this unforgettable and tuneful musical is back on our stage after almost a decade! Don’t miss this inventive and exuberant story based on the treasured books by Arnold Lobel in a musical that soars with beautiful melodies, wit, and a ton of heart.
CHA Year with Frog and ToadChildren's Theatre Company Minneapolis
Performance Date(s):May 21, 2017 - 5:00 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 - $69
Description: Best enjoyed by everyone Waking from hibernation in the Spring, the perky, popular Frog and the worrywart, grumpy Toad plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding, and learn life lessons through four, fun-filled seasons. The amphibian odd couple celebrate and rejoice in their differences that make them the best-est of friends while joined by a colorful cast of flying, hopping, and crawling companions along the way. Nominated for three Tony Awards® including Best Musical, this unforgettable and tuneful musical is back on our stage after almost a decade! Don’t miss this inventive and exuberant story based on the treasured books by Arnold Lobel in a musical that soars with beautiful melodies, wit, and a ton of heart.
DRAmy's ViewPark Square Theatre Andy Boss PROSCENIUM STAGESt. Paul
Performance Date(s):May 21, 2017 - 2:00 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:Everyone has a different view. Amy's view is that love conquers all. In 1979 Amy visits her mother, actress Esme Allen, with a big favor to ask and a brash new boyfriend in tow. When the pair meet, Amy will find the views she holds dear are painfully tested as she has to decide what's worth fighting for. Twin Cities' favorites Tracey Maloney and Linda Kelsey play Amy and her mother, a grande dame of the London stage in this don
DRThe Elephant ManCommonweal Theatre CompanyLanesboro
Performance Date(s):May 21, 2017 - 1:30 PM
Address:208 Parkway Ave. N
City:Lanesboro
Email:Email
Website:Website
Tickets:Purchase Tickets Online
Box office phone:800.657.7025
Ticket prices: $15 - $35 General Admission seating only.
Description: Glorifying the triumph of the human spirit, The Elephant Man has been hailed by The New York Times as a "startling act of magic." In 19th-century England, John Merrick is born with a genetic condition that leaves him horribly disfigured. First viewed as a carnival sideshow freak, he is ultimately embraced by the highest levels of English society. As Merrick struggles to understand what it means to be human, he imparts on others a lesson about dignity and ultimately proves that true beauty lies in the eye – and the soul – of the beholder.
DRThe Bluest EyeGuthrie Wurtele Thrust StageMinneapolis
Performance Date(s):May 21, 2017 - 1:00 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: Based on Toni Morrison’s first novel, The Bluest Eye is a heartrending coming-of-age story about a young black girl in 1940s Ohio. Pecola Breedlove wants nothing more than to be loved, but she’s only met with ridicule and abuse. Confronting turmoil at home, she prays for Shirley Temple’s blue eyes, believing their beauty is the only thing standing between her and the happiness of the white girls at school. By turns beautiful and harrowing, this powerful adaptation explores the destructive power of a racist society and the strength of a community attempting to embrace an era of change.
DRThe Bluest EyeGuthrie Wurtele Thrust StageMinneapolis
Performance Date(s):May 21, 2017 - 7:00 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: Based on Toni Morrison’s first novel, The Bluest Eye is a heartrending coming-of-age story about a young black girl in 1940s Ohio. Pecola Breedlove wants nothing more than to be loved, but she’s only met with ridicule and abuse. Confronting turmoil at home, she prays for Shirley Temple’s blue eyes, believing their beauty is the only thing standing between her and the happiness of the white girls at school. By turns beautiful and harrowing, this powerful adaptation explores the destructive power of a racist society and the strength of a community attempting to embrace an era of change.
DRPrime Productions presents little WarsMixed Blood TheatreMinneapolis
Performance Date(s):May 21, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Address:1501 S 4th St
City:Minneapolis
Email:Email
Website:Website
Tickets:Purchase Tickets Online
Box office phone:612-405-3065
Ticket prices: General Admission - $25 Discounts available for seniors, veterans and active military, students, AEA & SAG-AFTRA members, and groups. Please contact us directly for group discount purchase.
Description: Its France, 1940. Tensions are high. The booze is flowing. War is coming. Little Wars features Lillian Hellman, Dorothy Parker, Gertrude Stein, Agatha Christie, Alice B. Toklas and Muriel Gardiner having the best what-if dinner party you can imagine. Together theyll drink, scoff and face their demons. Everyone has a confession. Someone has a secret. The cast features: Candace Barrett-Birk*, Sue Scott*, Elizabeth Desotelle*, Laura Adams, Vanessa Gamble, Alison Edwards*, Miriam Schwartz.
CHEverybody Loves OpalCounty Seat Theater Co / Encore Performing Arts CtrCloquet
Performance Date(s):May 21, 2017 - 2:00 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: Tix available Apr 3 To reserve your seat call the box office at (218) 878-0071. *Mastercard and Visa Accepted *All ticket fees included in the prices.
Description: Opal Kronkie, a middle-aged recluse, lives in a tumbledown mansion at the edge of the municipal dump. The general disarray of her establishment is aggravated by the fact that Opal collects things. Opal is also an optimist, for no matter how mean her lot- or her “friends- Opal responds with unfailing kindness and an abiding faith in the goodness of human nature. Into her rather strange world comes three purveyors of bogus perfume on the lam from the authorities. Opal’s menage is the perfect hideout- and Opal, herself, might be the remedy for their shattered finances. They decide that what she needs is plenty of insurance, a rapid demise, and three beneficiaries. Attempted murder wouldn’t seem to be funny, but in Mr. Patrick’s magic hands it is uproarious. Through it all, Opal radiates kindness, affection, and strangely enough, gratitude.
DRWitBloomington Center for the Arts / Black Box TheaterBloomington
Performance Date(s):May 21, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Address:1800 W Old Shakopee Rd
City:Bloomington
Email:Email
Website:Website
Tickets:Purchase Tickets Online
Box office phone:952-563-8700
Ticket prices: Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Sundays at 2:00 p.m. Adults $30, Seniors $26, 18 and under $21 We are pleased to offer a ticketed preview of Wit on Friday, May 5 and a Pay What You Can performance on Monday, May 15.
Description: Wit is a brilliantly crafted and unflinching look at the last chapter of Dr. Vivian Bearing’s life. Ms. Bearing, played by Sally Wingert*, is a professor of 17th century poetry who wrestles with the ultimate question of what it means to be alive. This is an intense theatrical experience that we do not recommend for younger theater-goers.
COEscape From HappinessHastings Arts CenterHastings, MN 55033
Performance Date(s):May 21, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Address:216 4th St E
City:Hastings, MN 55033
Email:Email
Website:Website
Box office phone:1-800-838-3006
Ticket prices: $9-$39
Description: On the wrong side of town, the family at the end of the lane is trying to keep it all together. Under suspicion by the law, hounded by criminal elements and victim to their own dysfunction, Nora, Elizabeth, Gail, Mary Ann, Tom and Junior, each do their best to help.
MU110 in the ShadeTheatre in the RoundMinneapolis
Performance Date(s):May 21, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Address:245 Cedar Avenue
City:Minneapolis
Email:Email
Website:Website
Tickets:Purchase Tickets Online
Box office phone:612-333-3010
Ticket prices: Regular ticket price is $22 ($24 for musicals). Student Discount: on Fridays and Sundays only, students with ID pay $15 (not valid for musicals). Senior Discount: on Fridays and Sundays only, senior citizens (age 62+) pay $18 ($20 for musicals).
Description: Based on the popular play The Rainmaker, this simple, poignant musical features a lively score from the creators of The Fantasticks. Lizzie Curry struggles alongside her father and brothers to keep their cattle ranch going in drought-ridden Texas in the 1930s. But despite all of their troubles, the men’s chief concern is finding a beau for the headstrong Lizzie. Then Bill Starbuck strides into town, promising to make rain for $100 and turns the town — and Lizzie’s world — upside down.
MYCharles Francis Chan Jr.'s Exotic Oriental Murder MysteryGuthrie Dowling StudioMinneapolis
Performance Date(s):May 21, 2017 - 7:00 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: 1967: a new political identity called Asian American emerges and a young literary hippie named Frank essays an inscrutable Chinese detective. A harmless sing-song orientalist minstrel show that ends in a grotesque carnival of murder! At once both comedic and political, Lloyd Suh's play within a play delves into the history and politics of yellowface with a keen eye, dark humor and sharp wit. The New York Times called it, “a metatheatrical polemic about the way Asian-Americans have been characterized and caricatured in popular culture.” Charles Francis Chan Jr.’s Exotic Oriental Murder Mystery was featured in Mu Performing Arts' 2016 New Eyes Festival at The Playwrights Center. Mu celebrates its 25th Anniversary Season this year. This production is recommended for age 14 and up. Part of the Level Nine Series, devoted to community dialogue about today's most significant topics and questions.
DRRefugiaGuthrie McGuire Proscenium StageMinneapolis
Performance Date(s):May 21, 2017 - 1:00 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: From the internationally renowned ensemble the Moving Company (core members of the former Theatre de la Jeune Lune), comes Refugia, a riveting investigation of the lives of those who find themselves navigating life's margins at the crossroads of transition. Composed of interconnected chapters and conveyed through music, movement, language and video, this world premiere – developed by the Guthrie – explores exile, borders and the displacement of peoples now and throughout time. At once funny and poetic, cinematic and theatrical, Refugia is a vital new work not to be missed.
DRRefugiaGuthrie McGuire Proscenium StageMinneapolis
Performance Date(s):May 21, 2017 - 7:00 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: From the internationally renowned ensemble the Moving Company (core members of the former Theatre de la Jeune Lune), comes Refugia, a riveting investigation of the lives of those who find themselves navigating life's margins at the crossroads of transition. Composed of interconnected chapters and conveyed through music, movement, language and video, this world premiere – developed by the Guthrie – explores exile, borders and the displacement of peoples now and throughout time. At once funny and poetic, cinematic and theatrical, Refugia is a vital new work not to be missed.

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