Friday, February 9, 2018

10 am

Most Valuable Player

10:00 am
Runs 60 minutes

Howard Conn Fine Arts Center
1900 Nicollet Ave Minneapolis, MN 55403

$7 - $15
Call 612-623-9080
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Presented by Youth Performance Company
  • Drama
  • Kids

Most Valuable Player

The Jackie Robinson Story

Written by Mary Hall Surface

February 2 – 18, 2018

 Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in 1947 and showed a segregated country that the talent of the player -- and not the color of his skin -- are what make him a valuable member of a team. Robinson faced overwhelming prejudice with perseverance and dignity, and his courage, along with the courage of family and teammates, tells a story that will generate empathy, engagement and pride for the students of your classroom.

Themes: Civil rights, segregation in U.S. history, personal courage, teamwork

Recommended for grades 3 and up

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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

10:00 am
Runs 110 minutes

SteppingStone Theatre
55 VICTORIA ST N, Saint Paul, MN 55104

Presented by SteppingStone Theatre
  • Drama
  • Kids

A full-length drama by Ed Shockley, adapted from the novel by Mildred D. Taylor.

Ten year old Cassie Logan knows a few things about life. She knows that her family is filled with love and strength and that the land they own will help them stand tall. Based on the Newberry-Award winning novel by Mildred D. Taylor, Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry tells the story of a young girl growing up in 1933 Mississippi, and discovering that the world was not what she expected.

Recommended for grades 3 and up.

Run Time: 110 minutes with intermission

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12 pm

Most Valuable Player

12:30 pm
Runs 60 minutes

Howard Conn Fine Arts Center
1900 Nicollet Ave Minneapolis, MN 55403

$7 - $15
Call 612-623-9080
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Presented by Youth Performance Company
  • Drama
  • Kids

Most Valuable Player

The Jackie Robinson Story

Written by Mary Hall Surface

February 2 – 18, 2018

 Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in 1947 and showed a segregated country that the talent of the player -- and not the color of his skin -- are what make him a valuable member of a team. Robinson faced overwhelming prejudice with perseverance and dignity, and his courage, along with the courage of family and teammates, tells a story that will generate empathy, engagement and pride for the students of your classroom.

Themes: Civil rights, segregation in U.S. history, personal courage, teamwork

Recommended for grades 3 and up

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7 pm

Stages Theatre Company presents Leo Lionni’s FREDERICK

Leo Lionni's FREDERICK

7:00 pm
Runs 60 minutes

Stages Theatre Company
1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins, MN

$12-$16
Call 952-979-1111
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Presented by Stages Theatre Company
  • Musical
  • Kids

Leo Lionni’s FREDERICK

Jan 19 – Feb 19, 2018

Adapted by Suzanne Maynard Miller.
Music and lyrics by Sarah Durkee and Paul Jacobs.

Age Recommendation:  All Ages

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Cozy in this winter for the heartwarming story of Frederick as he shows us that everyone has something special to give to the world. While other mice are gathering food for the winter, Frederick daydreams the summer away. When the cold weather sets in, however, it is Frederick who has stored up something significant to survive the long, blustery winter. The Caldecott winning book by beloved author Leo Lionni has been charming readers for 50 years. Now, this award-winning adaptation, featuring a roots-flavored country and folk-infused score, will delight the heart and tickle the imagination.

Produced by special arrangement with DRAMATIC PUBLISHING, Woodstock, Illinois.

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Madagascar - A Musical Adventure, Jr.

7:00 pm
Runs 65 minutes

  • Opening night

Discovery Auditorium
214 1st Avenue NE Buffalo MN 55313

$6-$12
Call 612-404-0228
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Presented by Buffalo Community Theater
  • Musical
  • Kids

Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar – A Musical Adventure JR. follows all of the favorite friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar.  

Filled with outlandish characters, adventure galore and an upbeat score, Madagascar JR. will leave audiences of all ages with no choice but to “Move It, Move It!”

 

 

 

 

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Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook

7:00 pm
Runs 75 minutes

  • Opening night

The Phipps Center for the Arts
109 Locust Street, Hudson, WI

$14 - $19
Call 715.386.8409
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Presented by The Phipps Children's Theater
  • Comedy
  • Kids

A play by Allison Gregory
Adapted from the book series by Barbara Park

Find out how Junie B., the funniest girl in Room Nine, perseveres through her kindergarten conundrums and learns that honesty is the best policy. 

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PARTY IN THE REC ROOM

7:00 pm

Bryant Lake Bowl Theater
810 W Lake Street Minneapolis, MN 55408

$20/$18 in advance
Call 6128258949
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  • Comedy
  • Improv

Not many (any?) novelists perform one-woman-all-improvised shows, but Lorna Landvik does!  Join her as she blends up comedy based on audience suggestions and margaritas based on her own special recipe! Laughs are guaranteed; enlightenment is possible. 

Show starts at 7:00pm (doors at 6:00pm)

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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

7:00 pm
Runs 110 minutes

  • Opening night

SteppingStone Theatre
55 VICTORIA ST N, Saint Paul, MN 55104

Presented by SteppingStone Theatre
  • Drama
  • Kids

A full-length drama by Ed Shockley, adapted from the novel by Mildred D. Taylor.

Ten year old Cassie Logan knows a few things about life. She knows that her family is filled with love and strength and that the land they own will help them stand tall. Based on the Newberry-Award winning novel by Mildred D. Taylor, Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry tells the story of a young girl growing up in 1933 Mississippi, and discovering that the world was not what she expected.

Recommended for grades 3 and up.

Run Time: 110 minutes with intermission

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PARTY IN THE REC ROOM

7:00 pm

Bryant Lake Bowl Theater
810 W Lake St MPLS MN 55408

$20/$18 in advance
Call 6128258949
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Presented by Brought to you by your host, Lorna Landvik
  • Comedy

Not many (any?) novelists perform one-woman-all-improvised shows, but Lorna Landvik does!  Join her as she blends up comedy based on audience suggestions and margaritas based on her own special recipe! Laughs are guaranteed; enlightenment is possible. 

Fridays and Saturdays, February 9, 10, 16, and 17 at 7:00 (doors at 6:00) $20/$18 in advance

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The Wiz

7:00 pm

Children's Theatre Company
2400 Third Ave S, Minneapolis, MN

Presented by Children's Theatre Company & Penumbra Theatre
  • Musical
  • Kids

Ease on down the road with Dorothy and her friends in this dazzling mixture of rock, gospel and soul music. Embark on this Oz-some adventure through a magic land where you will meet funky monkeys, winkies, Addeperle and Evilene. You don’t need a wizard – just believe in yourself to find home and feel that brand-new day!

January 23-March 18, 2018

A Children’s Theatre Company and Penumbra Theatre Production of
The Wiz
Adapted from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
Book by William F. Brown
Additional material by Tina Tippit
Music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls
Directed by Lou Bellamy
Choreographer Patdro Harris
Best enjoyed by all ages
 

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Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris

7:30 pm
Runs 110 minutes

  • Opening night

Century College Theatre Company
Century College- West Theatre 3401 Century College Ave. North White Bear Lake, MN 55110

$10-$12
Call 651-779-3475
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Presented by Century College Theatre Company
  • Drama
  • Comedy

Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris

Century College Theatre Company is proud to present the Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and the 2012 Tony Award for Best Play.

CLYBOURNE PARK explodes in two OUTRAGEOUS acts set fifty years apart. Act One takes place in 1959, as white community leaders anxiously try to stop the sale of a home to a black family. Act Two is set in the same house in the present day, as the now predominantly African-American neighborhood battles to hold its ground in the face of gentrification. –Dramatist Play Service, INC.

“Vital, sharp-witted and ferociously smart.”—The New York Times

A theatrical treasure…Indisputably funny.”—Entertainment Weekly

Funny as hell…The theater shakes with gales of laughter.”—New York Post

Come see this wonderful, funny, socially conscious, and engaging production filled with talented actors from throughout the Twin Cities area. Don’t miss this high quality production. Century College Theatre Company is a Troupe that incorporates professional and community actors from throughout the region to work alongside talented adult actors from the college who are training for a career in the art. As a result, they produce high quality theatre while reinforcing lifelong learning and the sharing of knowledge and experience. Clybourne Park is an example of this magical mix.

When: February 9, 10, 15, 16, 17 at 7:30PM, February 18 at 2:00PM

Where: Century College—West Theatre, 3401 Century Ave. North White Bear Lake, MN 55110

Tickets: $12- General Admission

               $10-Senior/Student

Tickets Available for Purchase at www.showtix4u.com

 For More Information call: 651-747-4059

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Emma

7:30 pm

  • Opening night

Theatre in the Round
245 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis MN 55454

$22 regular price
Call 612-333-3010
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Presented by Theatre in the Round
  • Comedy

In this lively adaptation of her famed novel, Jane Austen herself steps on stage to shepherd her delightful characters through the pitfalls and surprises that await them. Emma Woodhouse attempts to marry off her trusting young friend Harriet to all the wrong people while nearly missing out on true love herself. Set in an English county peopled with unforgettable comic characters, Austen’s comic masterpiece is one of the great beauties of the English language.

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Til Death: A Marriage Musical

7:30 pm
Runs 90 minutes

Art House North
793 Armstrong Ave, Saint Paul, MN

$22-$27
Call 612-547-9839
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Presented by Bucket Brigade
  • Comedy
  • Musical

Marriage is funny. And fraught with drama. And therefore lends itself well to musical comedy. Thus... 'Til Death: A Marriage Musical.

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The Pirates of Penzance

7:30 pm

Park Square Theatre's Proscenium Stage
20 West 7th Place, Saint Paul, MN 55102

$27 - $60
Call 651-291-7005
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Presented by Park Square Theatre
  • Comedy
  • Musical

Gilbert and Sullivan are on a steamer bound for the New York opening of their new hit – a roaring farce of sentimental pirates, bumbling policemen, and hopeful young lovers. Unfortunately, they’ve left the score in London! They scramble to recreate the show with only the clothes in their trunks and ship mates for a cast. All the music you love in this hilarious steampunk operetta at sea. Gilbert and Sullivan's comedy-musical gets a fresh twist in this new production conceived and directed by Doug Scholz-Carlson.

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Tuesdays with Morrie

7:30 pm

Sabes JCC
4330 Cedar Lake Road St Louis Park, MN 55416

$20
Call 800-838-3006
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Presented by Sabes JCC
  • Drama

The highly-acclaimed national touring production of TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE is coming home to the Sabes JCC in St. Louis Park. Based on the best-selling book by Mitch Albom and adapted for the stage by Albom and renowned playwright and screen writer Jeffrey Hatcher, TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE is the hilarious and heart-warming story of the relationship between sportswriter Mitch, an accomplished journalist driven solely by his career, and Morrie Schwartz, his former college professor. Sixteen years after graduation, Mitch happens to catch Morrie's appearance on a television news program and learns that his old professor is battling Lou Gehrig's Disease. Mitch re-connects with Morrie, and what starts as a simple visit turns into a weekly pilgrimage and a delightful and moving last class in the meaning of life.

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A Grand Night for Singing

A Grand Night for Singing - The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein

7:30 pm
Runs 120 minutes

  • Opening night

Cross Winds United Methodist Church
15051 Weaver Lake Road, Maple Grove, MN 55311

$14 - $16 General Admission
Call (763) 391-2787
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Presented by Cross Community Players
  • Musical
  • Cabaret/variety

Join CCP this February for a heart warming salute to Rodgers and Hammerstein! A Grand Night for Singing features 36 R&H favorites uniquely arranged and reinterpreted. Imagine "Shall We Dance?" as a comic duet or "How do you solve a problem like Maria" sung by a lovelorn lad but that is precisely the kind of invention lavished on this revue. The refreshed arrangements are also inventive including a sultry Andrew Sisters-esque "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Out-a My Hair," a swingin' "Honeybun" worthy of the Modernaires, and a jazzy "Kansas City" which leaves no question about how terrifically up to date the remarkable songs of R&H remain.

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The Maids

The Maids

7:30 pm
Runs 85 minutes

Dark & Stormy Productions
Grain Belt Warehouse 77 13th Ave. NE Minneapolis, MN 55413 Studio 202

$10 - $39
Call 612-401-4506
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Presented by Dark & Stormy Productions
  • Drama
  • Comedy

Don't miss this powerful, darkly funny thriller about two maids and their Madame that explores power, sexuality, violence, and the complex relationships between women.

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The Royale

7:30 pm
Runs 90 minutes

Yellow Tree Theatre
320 Fifth Avenue SE Osseo, MN 55369

$23 - $28
Call 763-493-8733
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Presented by Yellow Tree Theatre
  • Drama

The Royale
by Marco Ramirez

directed by Austene Van

Yellow Tree Theatre

February 2 – March 4
Jay ‘The Sport’ Jackson dreams of being the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. But it’s 1905 and, in the racially segregated world of boxing, his chances are as good as knocked out. Told in six rounds and set in a boxing ring, The Royale is inspired by the often overlooked story of Jack Johnson, a boxer who quickly became the most famous black man in the world. But at the height of the Jim Crow era, victory for a black man over a white man posed untold dangers and Jay quickly finds himself fighting for more than just a title. Written by award-winning American writer Marco Ramirez (Sons of Anarchy, Orange is the New Black), Yellow Tree is thrilled to host the regional premiere of this extraordinary new play! “Original and graceful, The Royale packs a punch!”–The New York Times

Featuring: David Murray, James Craven, Santino Craven, Tamala Lacy and Charles Fraser

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Make Believe Neighborhood

7:30 pm
Runs 90 minutes

In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre
1500 E Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55407

$10 - $20
Call 612-721-2535
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Presented by In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre
  • Musical
  • Kids

Make Believe Neighborhood celebrates Mr. Rogers and the neighborhood helpers he told us to look for – the ordinary people who do extra-ordinary work to make our own South Minneapolis neighborhood a brighter, healthier, friendlier place. Join us as we explore Fred Rogers' amazing life as an advocate for children, an artist, a friend, a peace activist, and everyday person. At the same time, we’ll shine a spotlight on some of the neighbors who have made our community what it is today. 

ASL interpretation will be available for the 2:30 pm matinee on Saturday, February 17.

Audio Description, for patrons who are blind or have low vision, will be available for the 2:30pm matinee on Saturday, February 10.

 

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"The Toxic Avenger" at the Phoenix Theater in Minneapolis, February 2nd-25th

"The Toxic Avenger"

7:30 pm
Runs 120 minutes

Phoenix Theater
2605 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408

$18-30
Call (612) 440-6681
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Presented by Minneapolis Musical Theatre
  • Comedy
  • Musical

Who will save New Jersey? The Toxic Avenger, that's who! Based on the cult horror movie from 1984, this hilarious rock musical from the team behind the hit show Memphis has everything from power ballads to dance breaks to decapitations! 

The Toxic Avenger won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Musical and features a monstrous superhero with a heart of gold, a confident and beautful librarian, the evil mayor and two guys who play everything from town bullies to salon shop girlfriends! 

You'll fall for this "toxic love" story! 

The Toxic Avenger 
February 2nd-25th, 2018

Phoenix Theater
2605 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55408

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Addams Family

7:30 pm
Runs 120 minutes

Ashland Productions - Maplewood Performing Arts Center
2100 White Bear Ave, Maplewood, MN

Presented by Ashland Productions
  • Comedy
  • Musical

The Addams Family features an original story, and it’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s ‘normal’ boyfriend and his parents.

 

Addams Family

Friday, January 26, 2018, at 7:30 PM

Saturday, January 27, 2018, at 7:30 PM

Sunday, January 28, 2018, at 2:00 PM

Friday, February 2, 2018, at 7:30 PM

Saturday, February 3, 2018, at 7:30 PM

Sunday, February 4, 2018, at 2:00 PM (ASL Interpreted Performance)

Friday, February 9, 2018, at 7:30 PM

Saturday, February 10, 2018, at 7:30 PM

Sunday, February 11, 2018, at 2:00 PM

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The Award Winning 60's Doo-Wop Musical

Life Could Be a Dream

7:30 pm
Runs 120 minutes

Old Log Theatre
5185 Meadville Street, Excelsior, MN

$30 - $40
Call 952-474-5951
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Presented by Old Log Theatre
  • Comedy
  • Musical

The Award Winning 60's Doo-Wop Musical

Take a trip to Springfield and meet Denny and the Dreamers, a doo-wop singing group preparing to enter a radio contest in the hope of a recording contract and realizing their dreams of making it to the big time!

Hear hits like: Fools Fall in Love, Tears on my Pillow, Unchained Melody, Runaround Sue, and of course, Life Could Be a Dream.

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Assassins

7:30 pm
Runs 90 minutes

Ritz Theater
345 13th Avenue NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

$29 - $53
Call 612-339-3003
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Presented by Theater Latte Da
  • Musical

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by John Weidman
Directed by Peter Rothstein
Music Direction by Jason Hansen

A multiple Tony Award-winning theatrical tour-de-force, Assassins combines Stephen Sondheim’s signature blend of intelligent lyrics and stunning music with a panoramic story of our nation’s culture of celebrity and the violent means some will use to obtain it. The musical provides a glimpse into the psychology of America’s four successful and five would-be presidential assassins. Bold, original, disturbing, and alarmingly funny, Assassins has been called “the most controversial musical ever written.”

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5 sisters wearing matching yellow scarves gather to show reverence against a brick wall.

THE RAVAGERS

7:30 pm
Runs 120 minutes

  • Opening night

The X Lab at Can Can Wonderland
755 Prior Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55104

$15 - $25
Call 952-454-6777
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Presented by Savage Umbrella
  • Drama
  • Experimental

50 daughters. 50 sons. And a wedding night to remember. Loosely based on the ancient Greek play THE SUPPLIANTS by Aeschylus, THE RAVAGERS explores what happens when one daughter discovers herself at the precipice between obedience and resistance. This site-specific production weaves together themes of family strength and political power with the true stories of forbidden love under oppressive regimes. Lavender Magazine called the 2011 production, “ingenious and hauntingly evocative.” More information at www.SavageUmbrella.org

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Cardboard Piano

7:30 pm

Park Square Theatre's Andy Boss Thrust Stage
20 West 7th Place, Saint Paul, MN 55102

$27 - $60
Call 651-291-7005
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Presented by Park Square Theatre
  • Drama

Is our capacity for love greater than violence? In Northern Uganda, the daughter of an American missionary and a local teenage girl steal into a candlelit church to exchange vows in a secret wedding ceremony. But when an escalating civil war encroaches on their fragile union, they cannot escape its reach. Confronting the cost of intolerance, this powerful drama examines violence, the struggle to rebuild, as well as the human capacity for love and forgiveness. Audience Advisory: This play contains gunshots, strong language and adult content. The Midwest premiere of Hansol Jung's drama, directed by Signe V. Harriday.

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Triple Espresso--a highly caffeinated comedy

Triple Espresso--a highly caffeinated comedy

7:30 pm
Runs 110 minutes

Ames Center
12600 Nicollet Ave, Burnsville MN 55337

$41-48
Call 800-982-2787
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Presented by Ames Center and VenuWorks
  • Comedy

Triple Espresso tells the story of three guys whose bid for showbiz fame and fortune ended in 4-minutes of magnificent failure on national television. Hugh Butternut, Buzz Maxwell, and Bobby Bean tell their rags-to-rags story earnestly, with hysterical results. Butternut is a musician, a vulnerable soul with a lounge lizard smile; Maxwell is an uncertain magician with an attitude; and Bean is an irrepressible, all-over-the-map entertainer with big dreams. The laughter is infectious and the comedy appeals to everyone from first graders to college students to baby-boomers to grandparents.

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Picasso at the Lapin Agile, By Steve Martin

7:30 pm
Runs 90 minutes

  • Opening night

Gremlin Theatre
550 Vandalia St Saint Paul, MN 55114

Presented by The Chameleon Theatre Circle
  • Comedy

Picasso at the Lapin Agile

by Steve Martin

Directed by Daniel K. McDermott

February 9-23, 2018

At Gremlin Theatre

 

From the mind of Steve Martin comes a hilarious, if improbable, meeting of the minds. In the city of Paris. At the dawn of a new century. Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein engage in intellectual warfare in a rundown bar. Each is on the cusp of world-changing revelations and as the wine flows so flows the absurdity and profundity. A Greatest Hit from Chameleon's Season 4 in 2002!

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8 pm

Age Against The Machine: BNW's Greatest Hits

8:00 pm
Runs 105 minutes

Brave New Workshop
824 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis MN 55403

$20-$34
Call 612-332-6620
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Presented by Brave New Workshop
  • Comedy

We’re sixty and we know it! Brave New Workshop is thrilled to kick off our 60th Anniversary season with a best-of show, featuring some of our funniest and most relevant material from recent (and not so recent) shows. From sock hops to death drops, "Age Against the Machine: BNW's Greatest Hits" will bring our funniest moments to the stage one more time, and show you why we’re the longest running (and best) satirical theatre in the world!

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SISTER ACT

8:00 pm
Runs 170 minutes

Chanhassen Dinner Theater
501 West 78th St. Chanhassen MN 55317

$50-90
Call 952-9341550
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Presented by CHANHASSEN THEATERS
  • Comedy
  • Musical

Sister Act tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her away in the last place anyone would expect – a convent!  It features an all-new original '70s disco score with lush and infectious songs by 8-time Oscar-winner, Alan Menken (Beauty and the BeastThe Little MermaidLittle Shop of HorrorsNewsies).  Set around the Christmas holidays, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she also rediscovers her own in a sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship.

Many of the original cast members are returning to thrill and delight audiences!  Artistic Director Michael Brindisi shares, “There’s no doubt about it; this is a feel-good crowd-pleaser. They took a good movie and made it into an even better Broadway musical with a fresh, funny and fast-paced story and big glitzy musical numbers that will make people want to get up and dance.  With this astoundingly talented cast, we’re totally excited to ‘rock the rafters’ once again with this happy and uplifting show. And honestly, Sister Act is exactly what we need right now!”

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9 pm

Juliet & Juliet: Improvised Shakespeare

9:30 pm
Runs 50 minutes

HUGE Theater
3037 Lyndale Ave South Minneapolis, MN 55408

$10
Call (612) 412-4843
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  • Comedy
  • Improv

Juliet & Juliet perform never-before-seen plays in the style of William Shakespeare himself. Come enjoy Juliet & Juliet's classic improvised Shakespeare, guided by literary "luminaries" played by some of our favorite improvisers! While much shorter than Shakespeare's original works, everything from comedies to tragedies to the occasional history play is within their scope. Kings will be fools, fools will fall in love, lovers will die - or something like that.

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10 pm

The Local Music Scene presents: Katy Vernon

10:00 pm
Runs 75 minutes

  • Opening night
  • Closing night

Bryant Lake Bowl Theater
810 W Lake Street Minneapolis, MN 55408

$8 in advance, $10 at door
Call (612) 825-8949
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Presented by The Local Music Scene
  • Comedy
  • Improv

Improv comedy inspired by local music.

Every month, a different local musician performs their original music. Having listened closely, the comedians from local improv group The Local Music Scene then improvise comedic scenes based on the lyrics.

Musical guest:
Singer of sad songs on a happy instrument!! Katy Vernon has been described as ”One of the Twin Cities’ most beloved folky singer/songwriters.” Star Tribune. Chris Riemenschneider.
She was born and raised in London, UK, but in the past dozen or so years has established herself as one of the Twin Cities busiest musicians. Combining catchy pop with Americana twang. 

The Local Music Scene is: Laura BergerBreanna CecileLiz CouncilJeff Roberts GyllenNathan KellyErik OstromShea Roberts Gyllen, and Philip Simondet.

They are an improv group that has trained and performed at various local improv theaters, including The Brave New Workshop, ComedySportz Twin Cities, HUGE Theater and Jesters.

All of them either ARE local musicians or enjoy local music. At the VERY least, they’ve heard the term "local music.”

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The Local Music Scene presents: Katy Vernon

10:00 pm

Bryant Lake Bowl Theater
810 W LAKE ST MPLS MN 55408

$10/$8 in advance
Call 6128258949
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  • Improv
  • Cabaret/variety

Every month, a different musician is interviewed and then performs a selection of their original music. After, The Local Music Scene (a team of improv comedians) takes those lyrics and uses them as the basis of inspiration for improvised scenes! February’s guest: Katy Vernon.

Friday, February 9 at 10:00pm (doors at 9:30) $10/$8 in advance

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