Bryant Lake Bowl Theater
810 W Lake St
$10/$8 in advance
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Presented by The BAND Group
A cabaret series presented and curated by The BAND Group, BAND Cabaret bands together the Twin Cities’ most talented performers with a local nonprofit for an evening filled with story, song, and a chance to get to know people who work daily to make a difference! Each cabaret brings together a new set of performers and new nonprofit organization.
June 10: PRIDE Edition.
June 24: Songs I'll Never Sing.
550 Vandalia Street, Saint Paul, MN 55114
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Presented by The Chameleon Theatre Circle
Directed by MN Fringe Artistic Director, Jay Gilman, this angsty rock musical was adapted from the seminal play about the trials and tribulations of growing up.
The winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, told by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater through what Entertainment Weekly called, "the most gorgeous Broadway score this decade," Spring Awakening explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with a poignancy and passion that is illuminating and unforgettable.
This landmark musical is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality and rock and roll that is exhilarating audiences across the nation like no other musical in years.
It is Germany, 1891, a world where the grown-ups hold all the cards. The beautiful young Wendla explores the mysteries of her body and wonders aloud where babies come from... until Mama tells her to shut it and put on a proper dress. Elsewhere, the brilliant and fearless young Melchior interrupts a mind-numbing Latin drill to defend his buddy, Moritz – a boy so traumatized by puberty that he can't concentrate on anything... not that the Headmaster cares. He strikes them both and tells them to turn in their lesson. One afternoon, in a private place in the woods, Melchior and Wendla meet by accident and soon find within themselves a desire unlike anything they've ever felt. As they fumble their way into one another's arms, Moritz flounders and soon fails out of school. When even his one adult friend, Melchior's mother, ignores his plea for help, he is left so distraught that he can't hear the promise of life offered by his outcast friend, Ilse. Naturally, the Headmasters waste no time in pinning the "crime" of Moritz's suicide on Melchior to expel him. And soon, Mama learns that her little Wendla is pregnant. Now the young lovers must struggle against all odds to build a world together for their child.
This celebration of rebellion provides the perfect opportunity to feature performers of all types, as well as the creative flexibility with the use of costumes, set pieces and lighting. Featuring a pop rock score, this is an ideal show for talented vocalists with strong acting abilities. Join this group of late nineteenth century German students on their passage as they navigate teenage self-discovery and coming of age anxiety in a powerful celebration of youth and rebellion in the daring, remarkable Spring Awakening.
Runs 60 minutes
The Southern Theater
1420 Washington Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454
Pay What You Can
Call (612) 326-1811
Presented by The Southern Theater
Join us on Monday, June 10th at 7:30pm for a Juneteenth Observance at the next installment of Good Night at The Southern! Tickets are sold at the door and are Pay As You Can.
Featuring: Voice of Culture, Al-Tawam and Black SHEep, and BLAQ
Voice of Culture, led by Kenna-Camara Cottman is a Black space for people of Black American/African descent to CENTER their practice in oral culture and the passing of the Griot tradition. They also perform and share our culture to raise awareness and appreciation of Blackness. They will present Juneteenth storytelling using live drummers, dancers, and audience participation.
Black SHEep is a Minnesota-based urban dance ensemble composed of Al Taw’am (Arabic for The Twins), Averie Mitchell-Brown, Desaré Cox, and Jaylen Franklin. They highlight Black American culture from the perspectives of Black women. Al Ta’wam and Black SHEep will present the voice of tomorrow in dance through femme-identifying, powerful urban dance with the cleanest of techniques.
BLAQ, led by Deja Stowers, presents raw and unfiltered Black creative stories created from four pillars: Writing, Discussion, Dance, and American Sign Language (ASL). The group will present African-based movement.
Join us at the bar starting at 6:30pm for a local beer, glass of wine, pop, or a snack!
2951 Lyndale Ave S Minneapolis, MN 55408
$37 - $47
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Presented by Jungle Theater
MAY 18 - JUNE 16, 2019
Tuesday – Saturday 7:30 p.m.
Sunday 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
by Bess Wohl
directed by Lauren Keating
NEW YORK TIMES CRITIC’S PICK
TIME OUT NEW YORK CRITIC’S PICK
NEW YORK MAGAZINE CRITIC’S PICK
After a sold-out national tour, this 2016 New York Times Critics’ Pick will take on new life here at the Jungle. In the overwhelming quiet of the woods, six wildly disparate urbanites embark on a silent retreat. The Huffington Post calls it, “a play unlike any other;” Variety claims it’s “flawless.” Filled with awkward and insightful humor, Drama Desk Award-winner Bess Wohl’s Small Mouth Sounds is the unique and compassionate new play that asks how we address life’s biggest questions when words fail us.