Tuesday, August 7, 2018

5 pm

Summers in Prague by Deanna Strasse

5:30 pm
Runs 60 minutes

Rarig Center
330 21st Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Presented by The Chameleon Theatre Circle and Sidecar Theatre
  • Comedy

Summers in Prague follows Mara, a thirty-five-year-old English teacher, on a trip to Prague where she gets the uncharacteristic idea to hire a male escort. Funny, intimate, and unexpectedly poignant, Strasse crafts a narrative about self-discovery through an unlikely friendship.

Cast and Crew:

Mara-Samantha V. Papke
Vaclav-Avi Aharoni 

Written by: Deanna Strasse

Director-Kimberly Miller
Stage Manager-Jessi Kadolph
Co-Producer- Kimberly Miller, Sidecar Theatre
Co-Producer- Megan West, The Chameleon Theatre Circle
Dialect Coach- Corey Boe
Costume Coordinator- Kathleen Martin
Photographer- Christian Calabrese

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7 pm

Cyrano on the Moon

7:00 pm
Runs 50 minutes

Ritz Studio
345 13th Avenue Northeast, Minneapolis MN

Presented by Red Dice Collective
  • Drama

Cyrano awakens in the afterlife to engage in one last battle against the Vices and Corruption of Man, as Roxanne struggles to reconcile his tumultuous legacy and her love.

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The Legend of Georgia McBride

7:30 pm

McGuire Proscenium Stage
818 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415

$29 - $77
Call 612.377.2224
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Presented by Guthrie Theater
  • Comedy

Casey is an Elvis impersonator with everything going for him, including a flashy sequin jumpsuit. But just like that he loses his gig, rent is overdue and his wife announces a baby on the way. So when Elvis leaves the building and a drag show moves in, “The King” transforms into an all-out queen with the help of some new friends who become the second family Casey never saw coming. With snappy zingers and dance-worthy numbers, this wildly entertaining story will challenge your assumptions with extraordinary humor and depth.

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West Side Story

7:30 pm

Wurtele Thrust Stage
818 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415

$29 - $77
Call 612.377.2224
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Presented by Guthrie Theater
  • Musical

It's 1957 and two rival gangs, the Jets and the Sharks, are prowling the streets of Manhattan's West Side. When Tony falls for Maria, the sister of a rival gang member, a rumble is planned. Like Romeo and Juliet they're caught in an ages-long feud with no escape, even as they pledge their love for each other. Through the genius of Bernstein and Sondheim, incomparable hits like "Maria," "Tonight," "Cool" and "I Feel Pretty" are merged with the greatest love story ever told in this larger-than-life musical.

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8 pm

Disney's Newsies

8:00 pm
Runs 150 minutes

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
501 West 78th Street, Chanhassen, Minnesota

$51 - $91
Call 952-934-1525
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Presented by Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
  • Musical

Inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City, Jack Kelly and his friends live day-by-day selling newspapers for pennies. When a publishing giant raises the price the Newsies pay - the Newsies declare a strike against all the publishing giants. Through courage, determination, and friendship the Newsies are ready to take a stand and seize the day!

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WHALES

8:30 pm
Runs 60 minutes

Ritz Theater Mainstage
345 13 Ave Northeast, Minneapolis, MN

Presented by Minnesota Fringe and Hit The Lights! Theater Co.
  • Comedy
  • Musical

Hit the Lights! Theater Co. is pleased to present their original shadow play WHALES. Inspired by punk rock, interactive game shows, documentaries, and Herman Melville’s seminal masterpiece Moby-Dick, Hit the Lights! Theater Co. invites you to catch a glimpse of the world that brought us a certain legendary white whale and the men that hunt him. Diving into the unknown, HTL! explores the classic title using their iconic shadow puppetry, the interplay between darkness and light, rock and roll sea shanties, and all the curiosity and terror of the sea.

HIT THE LIGHTS! THEATER CO. is an award-winning company created out of an artistic agreement to tell simple stories through unconventional ways. Using found materials, cardboard and various sources of light, HTL! specializes in the transformation of the ordinary into the extraordinary. HTL! also focuses on the interplay between darkness and light, utilizing shadow puppetry as the lifeblood of their storytelling. The company is comprised of six experienced multidisciplinary artists: puppeteers, actors, musicians, artisans and everything in between. 

More info: www.hitthelights.org

Appropriate for Ages 13 + years (adult language)

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