Saturday, November 2, 2019

1 pm

Mamma Mia!

1:00 pm
Runs 160 minutes

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
501 W. 78th St, Chanhassen, MN 55317

$53 - $93
Call 952.934.1525
Buy tickets online

Presented by Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
  • Musical

One mom. One daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget!

ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.

The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. A large cast, non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers combine to make Mamma Mia! a guaranteed smash hit!     

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6 pm

A tea cup sits on a pink saucer that has the words "feed your head" engraved in gold script. The cup is filled with steaming hot tea.  A pat of butter carved into a profile of a person's head floats in the tea. Surrounding the cup and saucer are: a silver spoon filled with sugar; an ornate, blue and black, sugar bowl with its lid ajar; a small white saucer holding square pats of butter, and Queen of Hearts playing card. This all sits on a white linen tablecloth.

Feed Your Head

6:30 pm
Runs 60 minutes

  • Closing night

Best Butter Company
2306 Robbins Street Saint Paul, MN 55114

$20 - $35
Call 6124042110
Buy tickets online

Presented by Sparkle Theatricals
  • Comedy
  • Experimental

THREE NIGHTS ONLY.  October 31 - November 2.

Don’t miss this unique and theatrical event. 

Feed Your Head is an immersive experience inspired by Alice in Wonderland’s Mad Tea Party. Audience members will attend a curious “orientation” as new employees of the fictitious Best Butter Company. 

Step into Alice’s shoes and encounter a host of curious characters – like, Bunny, an unwavering Best Butter Company optimist and your orientation guide. Be enchanted by a topsy-turvy “financial presentation” by The Accountant (sleight-of-hand master, Steven Paul Carlson). Savor butter from Rochdale Farms, bread from Baker’s Field, and scent design by the Olfactory Scent Studio. This is not a horror event. Feed Your Head runs October 31st through November 2nd with three performances a night. Preview night is Wednesday, October 30th. 2019.

TICKETS & DISCOUNTS

For tickets and information visit www.feedyourhead.show . Early bird admission is already 75% sold out! Want an even better deal? Call (612) 404-2110 to get a discount code for another $10 off each ticket. 

SHOW DETAILS

Feed Your Head lasts approximately 60 minutes. Recommended for ages 12 and up. Audience members will move through the space and, at times, will be asked to stand or sit. Performers will be in very close proximity to the audience. Feed Your Head does not have standard theatre seating. The venue and experience are wheelchair accessible. Vegan and gluten free substitutes are available.

Elevate your Halloween experience. Join Sparkle Theatricals at this delightful new show made from scratch by a team of all-local artists.

CAST & CREW

Featuring: Clara Kennedy, Christine Pietz, Ella Dierberger, Shiloh Zoccoli, Dominic Rodgers, and Steven Paul Carlson

Writer: J.J. Kaiser (2017 Jerome Artist Awardee)

Director: C.J. Renner

Illusions: Steven Paul Carlson

Lighting: Joanna McLarnan

Costume Design: Molly Smith, Lolly Foy

Scenic Design: Roxanne Skeie Hillard, Rick Ausland

Graphic: Christina Vang and Kristin DeBoom

Producers: Alejandra Iannone (Sparkle Theatricals), Rick Ausland (Sparkle Theatricals), Ryan Grams (Uptop Films)

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7 pm

Doubt a Parable

7:00 pm
Runs 90 minutes

Frey Theater
2004 Randolph Ave. St. Paul, MN

$0-$10
Call 651-690-6700
Buy tickets online

Presented by St. Catherine University
  • Drama

This Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning drama delivers a maelstrom of suspicion and scandal. Simple truths and answers are non-existent and doubt lies in the mind of everyone involved.

This performance is held in the Frey Theater on the campus of St. Catherine University. Please enter Gate 3.

Latecomers may not be seated.

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Labyrinth - Showing and Shadowcast

7:00 pm
Runs 120 minutes

  • Closing night

Minnsky Theatre
1517 Central Ave NE Minneapolis MN 55413

$10 - $15
Call 612-930-1517
Buy tickets online

Presented by Minnsky Players
  • Comedy
  • Film

The Minnsky Players Present: Labyrinth Theatrical Showing and Shadow Cast!

We will be screening this beloved cult classic movie on our big screen while augmenting your experience with a shadow cast performance! We will also have a "play by play," similar to the Rocky Horror Picture Show, complete with call backs, props and audience interaction!

Get your tickets TODAY before time runs out!
$15.00 Pre ($20 at Door) General Admission
$8.00 Pre ( $10 at Door) Economy Side Seating

Rated PG (Kids of appropriate age welcome! Parents, please use your discretion regarding movie content and appropriate age. Thank you!)

(Movie run time: 1hr 41min. We will have an intermission.)

The Movie:
Daydreamy teen Sarah is left home alone again to babysit her baby brother, Toby. When Toby won't stop crying Sarah wishes for her brother to be taken away by the Goblin King! Much to Sarah's regret, her wish is granted and the Goblin King Jareth takes the babe to his castle at the center of the Labyrinth!

Jareth agrees to return Toby, but only if Sarah can solve his labyrinth before midnight when Toby will be turned into a goblin forever! On her quest Sarah encounters creatures of all walks, good and bad, teaming up with the coward goblin Hoggle, the gentile beast Ludo, and the valliant knight Didymus. Things are not always as they seem in the Labyrinth and nothing should be taken for granted!

This Jim Henson 1986 cult classic is chock full of puppets and creatures and an awesome performance by David Bowie as the Goblin King himself!

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Wayward Theatre Company presents MACBETH at the historic James J. Hill House

MACBETH at the historic James J. Hill House

7:00 pm
Runs 150 minutes

The James J. Hill House
240 Summit Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102

$35.00
Call 612-568-4225
Buy tickets online

Presented by Wayward Theatre Company
  • Drama

Wayward Theatre Company is committed to bringing work outside of traditional theatre settings, allowing audiences to engage with texts and spaces in new and exciting ways. Next up on Wayward’s site-specific docket is Shakespeare’s brilliant tragedy; Macbeth, playing at the historic James J. Hill House.

As a follow-up to our extended, sold-out run of Hamlet in the spring of 2018, Macbeth will be the company’s most ambitious endeavor to date. Working side by side in partnership with the Minnesota Historical Society, Wayward will utilize this historic landmark in ways patrons of the arts and of the Hill House have yet to experience.

Macbeth, considered by many to be Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy, brings audiences deep into the minds of an ambitious couple, hellbent on power and position. A supernatural prophecy calls a would-be king and queen to action and as they work to realize their greatest dreams, their world turns suddenly into a living nightmare.

NOTE: There are staggered start times of 7:00 PM and 7:30 PM for this production.

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LUV by Murray Schisgal

7:00 pm
Runs 120 minutes

Landmark Center's Weyerhaeuser Auditorium
75 5th St. W., St. Paul, MN

$18 - $22
Call 612-438-6233
Buy tickets online

Presented by Passport Stages
  • Comedy

LUV by Murray Schisgal

Passport Stages presents the Tony Award nominated comedy LUV.  Directed by Steven P. Peterson, LUV is a dark comedy about alienation, identity loss, an absurd love triangle and meaninglessness of it all.

 

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Much Ado About Nothing

7:30 pm

Knight Performance Hall
University of Northwestern - St. Paul 3003 Snelling Ave N St. Paul, MN 55113

$15 - $22
Call 651-631-5151
Buy tickets online

Presented by UNW Theatre
  • Comedy

Young lovers Hero and Claudio, soon to wed, conspire to get verbal sparring partners and confirmed singles Benedick and Beatrice to wed as well. Set in the roaring 20s, this Shakespeare delivers the laughs along with jazz club singing and dancing, art deco, flapper girls and women suffragettes!

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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

7:30 pm
Runs 120 minutes

Century College West Theatre
3401 CENTURY AVENUE NORTH

$10-$12
Call 651-779-3475
Buy tickets online

Presented by Century College Theatre Company
  • Comedy
  • Musical

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is happening in the Twin Cities! Performed by a company of wonderfully talented actors and musicians from throughout the Twin Cities Theatre Community, this hysterical and heart-warming musical, produced by the Century College Theatre Company, is a musical sure to charm audiences of all-ages. This innovative staging of the thoroughly fun and engaging piece is guaranteed to motivate joyful S-M-I-L-E-S on all the audiences faces.

Music Theatre International describes the musical as the:

Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee has charmed audiences across the country with its effortless wit and humor. Featuring a fast-paced, wildly funny and touching book by Rachel Sheinkin and a truly fresh and vibrant score by William Finn, this bee is one unforgettable experience.

An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the tweens spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up) words, hoping never to hear the soul-crushing, pout-inducing, life un-affirming "ding" of the bell that signals a spelling mistake. Six spellers enter; one speller leaves! At least the losers get a juice box.

A riotous ride, complete with audience participation, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a delightful den of comedic genius.

 

Performances: November 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16 at 7:30PM

And                    

   November 9 & 16 at 2:00PM

 

General: $12.00

Seniors and Students from Any Institution: $10.00

 

Location: Century College West Theatre

                3401 Century Avenue N.

                  White Bear Lake, MN 55110

 

Tickets are available for advanced purchase at: https://www.showtix4U.com/events-details/35474 and at the door (but don’t wait as tickets are going fast)! 

For More information: [email protected]

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A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

7:30 pm
Runs 120 minutes

Old Log Theatre
5185 Meadville Street, Excelsior, MN

$30-$40
Call 952-474-5951
Buy tickets online

Presented by Old Log Theatre
  • Comedy
  • Musical

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder tells the story of a roguishly charming Monty Navarro, a distant heir to a family fortune, setting out to speed up the line of succession by using a great deal of charm... and a dash of murder.  In the midst of Monty's macabre plotting, he also finds himself juggling the affections of two beautiful ladies; one is his married mistress, and the othe is a distant cousin.  The show is beautifully supported by a well crafted score that is both elegant and hilarious.

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Big Fish

7:30 pm
Runs 180 minutes

Morris Park Players
700 22nd Avenue NE (Edison High School), Minneapolis, MN

Presented by Morris Park Players
  • Musical

Morris Park Players presents Big Fish!

Based on the celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace and the acclaimed film directed by Tim Burton, BIG FISH tells the story of Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman who lives life to its fullest… and then some! Edward’s incredible, larger-than-life stories thrill everyone around him – most of all, his devoted wife Sandra. But their son Will, about to have a child of his own, is determined to find the truth behind his father’s epic tales.

Overflowing with heart, humor and spectacular stagecraft, BIG FISH is an extraordinary new Broadway musical that reminds us why we love going to the theatre – for an experience that’s richer, funnier and BIGGER than life itself.

October 25     7:30 pm
October 26     7:30 pm
October 27     2:00 pm
November 1   7:30 pm
November 2   7:30 pm
November 3   2:00 pm
November 8   7:30 pm
November 9   7:30 pm
November 10 2:00 pm

Directed by Jillian Robertson
Music Director Danny Dahlquist
Choreographer Marley Ritchie
Production Manager Abbey Dibble
Produced by Laura Dierke 

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Collidescope 4.0

7:30 pm

Whiting Proscenium, Rarig Center, Minneapolis
330 21st Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55455

$17 General public, $12 U of M Faculty/Staff/Alumni/Retirees, $7 Students (any college or under 18)
Call (612) 625-5380
Buy tickets online

Presented by the University of Minnesota Theatre Arts and Dance
  • Drama
  • Experimental

Internationally acclaimed theatre artists, Ping Chong and UMTAD Assistant Professor Talvin Wilks will create the fourth iteration of  Collidescope: Adventures in Pre and Post Racial America  in collaboration with University of Minnesota undergraduate and graduate students.  Originally conceived in 2014 as a response to the unjust murder of Trayvon Martin, the debate around Stand Your Ground Laws and the seemingly perpetual police violence against members of the African American community, Collidescope offers a collision course view of the legacy behind the history of racial violence, racism and social injustice in America. As seen through the gaze of an intergalactic time traveler, the investigation of this peculiar “nature” moves back and forth in historical time, specifically with a focus on the American psyche represented by contemplations of noted historical and contemporary writers and political figures. Utilizing archival documents and source texts, fictional and non-fictional, Collidescope engages the audience in a discourse interrogating the motives and justifications behind this legacy.  This fourth installment will inject unique events from Minnesota’s history into the greater picture of race, racism and citizenship, to connect the dots between America’s troubled racial history and its ongoing consequences.

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THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW

7:30 pm

  • Closing night

Park Square Theatre
20 West 7th Place, Saint Paul, MN 55102

$20 – $70
Call 651.291.7005
Buy tickets online

Presented by Park Square Theatre
  • Musical

Let’s do the Time Warp again! Enter a kitschy, campy, sci-fi fantasy with Brad and Janet as they encounter Dr. Frank ’N’ Furter, a vamping, bisexual transvestite from another planet, backed by his band of singing and dancing Phantoms. Mixing rock ‘n’ roll with crazy dance numbers, sex, glitter and corsets, this is a party that’s sure to make you shiver with antici–pation!

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THE COMEDY OF ERRORS

7:30 pm

Theatre in the Round
245 Cedar Avenue, Minneapolis MN

$22 regular price
Call 612-333-3010
Buy tickets online

Presented by Theatre in the Round Players
  • Comedy

Comedies about long-lost twins causing confusion and mayhem have been around for centuries, from stage to screen – right up to those beach-party movies of the ‘60s, where those antics fit into any plot featuring Frankie and Annette. And TRP’s production will do just that, bringing Shakespeare to the beach, mixing his slapstick comedy of mistaken identities with bikinis, biceps, and surfer rock music!

Directed by Kari Steinbach, the cast includes: Jim Belden, Thomas Buan, Lindsay Bushnell, Sarah Furniss, Aidan Jhane Gallivan, Gabe Heffernan, Phil Holt, Maddy LaRoche, Tynelle Marschall, Tommy McCarthy, Justin Nelson, Anna Olson, Autumn Sisson, Jane Sterk, Mike Tober, Kathleen Winters, and Louisa Zachman.

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Agatha Christie's Go Back For Murder

7:30 pm
Runs 120 minutes

Discovery Auditorium
214 !st Ave Ne, Buffalo, MN

$8-$16
Call 6124040228
Buy tickets online

Presented by Buffalo Community Theater
  • Drama

After receiving a letter from beyond the grave, Carla Crale believes her mother, who died in prison, was wrongly convicted of her father’s murder. In a passionate attempt to clear her name, she persuades those present on the day of her father’s death to return to the scene of the crime and ‘go back’ 15 years to recount their version of events. By studying each suspect’s testimony, and the various inconsistencies between them,
the drama arrives at a disturbing and terrible truth.

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Open

7:30 pm
Runs 60 minutes

Art Box Theater
4200 E 54th St, Minneapolis, MN 55417

$10 - $38
Call 800-838-3006
Buy tickets online

Presented by Walking Shadow Theatre Company
  • Drama

Open is a magic show that takes place in the main character's mind. The audience has been summoned to play a critical role, but why? The Magician presents a myriad of tricks for our entertainment, while attempting the impossible. Is our faith in her illusions enough to rewrite the past? The clock is ticking, the show must go on, and we mustn't look away.  

Featuring Allison Witham as The Magician. Running Oct 12 - Nov 3. 

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Steadfast

7:30 pm
Runs 75 minutes

  • Opening night

Open Eye Figure Theatre
506 E 24TH Street, Minneapolis, MN 55404

$10-22
Call (612) 874-6338
Buy tickets online

Presented by See-Saw Theatre Lab
  • Dance
  • Experimental

A tin soldier built not quite like the others, a ballerina that dances but cannot travel, and the carelessly cruel circumstances that pushes them apart. Take a journey through movement, shadow play and sound as two outsiders strive against their limitations and seemingly impossible challenges to find acceptance and connection.

A non-verbal retelling of Hans Christian Anderson’s The Steadfast Tin Soldier, STEADFAST is a bittersweet tale of loneliness and belonging, love and loss, and keeping the light of hope alive in the face of darkness.

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On the Verge; Or the Geography of Yearning

7:30 pm
Runs 120 minutes

Commonweal Theatre
208 Parkway Ave. N Lanesboro, MN 55949

$15 - $35 General Admission
Call 8006577025
Buy tickets online

Presented by Commonweal Theatre Company
  • Drama

Heed the call to discovery! Journey through uncharted territories! With wit, nerve, and proper British sensibilities, Mary, Fanny, and Alexandra bushwhack their way through Terra Incognita—the last uncharted land on the globe. These intrepid explorers test their friendship and courage as they come face to face with psychics, yetis, trolls, and…Cool Whip?! With wonder, humor and grace, On the Verge (or The Geography of Yearning) navigates the search for our place in the world.

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Journey's End

7:30 pm
Runs 150 minutes

Gremlin Theatre
550 Vandalia Street, Annex Building, Saint Paul, MN

$28 - $8
Call 1-888-71-TICKETS
Buy tickets online

Presented by Gremlin Theatre
  • Drama

Bain Boehlke returns to the Twin Cities to direct R.C. Sherriff's powerful, multi award-winning masterpiece.  Set in the front-line trenches near Sant Quentin in 1918, towards the end of the First World War, Journey’s End gives a powerful (and beautiful) glimpse into the harrowing experiences of a British Army infantry company, whose story plays out in the officers’ dugout over four days in March, 1918.  With a German offensive imminently approaching, each man is trapped, the days ticking by, the tension rising and the attack drawing ever closer.

Featuring: Jim Ahrens, Aaron Boger, Kevin Fanshaw, Peter Christian Hansen, Craig Johnson, Timothy Kelly, Bob Malos, Carl Schoenborn, Henry Sillman, Benjamin Slye, Alan Sorenson, Caleb Wagner

With the design talents of: Sarah Bauer, Bain Boehlke, Amber Brown,  Kathy Maxwell, C. Andrew Mayer, Carl Schoenborn

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The Winter's Tale at North Garden Theater

North Garden Theater
929 Seventh Street W St Paul, MN 55102

$15-$35
Call 6122039502
Buy tickets online

Presented by Ten Thousand Things
  • Drama

"Lorca’s masterful direction, a cast of powerful, passionate actors, Peter Vitale’s music (performed live), Sonya Berlovitz’s costumes and Nick Golfis’ minimalist sets have combined to create real magic." - MinnPost

"Director Marcela Lorca has teamed with an extraordinary cast to craft a staging that still has me combing my memory of the last Shakespeare production I'd seen that succeeded so sublimely." - Pioneer Press

"This Winter's Tale is something you feel, and that touches you..." - Star Tribune

"Ten Thousand Things does Shakespeare like no one else, making it accessible and understable and relatable..."- Cherry and Spoon

An epic tale that takes us from the tyrannical power of jealousy, to the promise of renewal, through magic, miracles and the quality of forgiveness that only true love can bring.

Directed by Marcela Lorca

Featuring Stephanie Bertumen, Shá Cage, Cristina Florencia Castro, James Craven, Steven Epp, Christopher Jenkins, Mo Perry, William Sturdivant and Karen Wiese-Thompson

There is a post-show discussion with the cast on November 2nd.

North Garden Theater is located on W 7th St just west of downtown St Paul and across the street from Keg & Case. There is limited street parking or a lot 1.5 blocks away on the corner of W James Ave and Daly St for $2. You can purchase a voucher in advance and print it at home or at North Garden Theater.

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Wayward Theatre Company presents MACBETH at the historic James J. Hill House

MACBETH at the historic James J. Hill House

7:30 pm
Runs 150 minutes

The James J. Hill House
240 Summit Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102

$35.00
Call 612-568-4225
Buy tickets online

Presented by Wayward Theatre Company
  • Drama

Wayward Theatre Company is committed to bringing work outside of traditional theatre settings, allowing audiences to engage with texts and spaces in new and exciting ways. Next up on Wayward’s site-specific docket is Shakespeare’s brilliant tragedy; Macbeth, playing at the historic James J. Hill House.

As a follow-up to our extended, sold-out run of Hamlet in the spring of 2018, Macbeth will be the company’s most ambitious endeavor to date. Working side by side in partnership with the Minnesota Historical Society, Wayward will utilize this historic landmark in ways patrons of the arts and of the Hill House have yet to experience.

Macbeth, considered by many to be Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy, brings audiences deep into the minds of an ambitious couple, hellbent on power and position. A supernatural prophecy calls a would-be king and queen to action and as they work to realize their greatest dreams, their world turns suddenly into a living nightmare.

NOTE: There are staggered start times of 7:00 PM and 7:30 PM for this production.

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8 pm

Mamma Mia!

8:00 pm
Runs 160 minutes

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
501 W. 78th St, Chanhassen, MN 55317

$53 - $93
Call 952.934.1525
Buy tickets online

Presented by Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
  • Musical

One mom. One daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget!

ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.

The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. A large cast, non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers combine to make Mamma Mia! a guaranteed smash hit!     

Read more
A tea cup sits on a pink saucer that has the words "feed your head" engraved in gold script. The cup is filled with steaming hot tea.  A pat of butter carved into a profile of a person's head floats in the tea. Surrounding the cup and saucer are: a silver spoon filled with sugar; an ornate, blue and black, sugar bowl with its lid ajar; a small white saucer holding square pats of butter, and Queen of Hearts playing card. This all sits on a white linen tablecloth.

Feed Your Head

8:00 pm
Runs 60 minutes

  • Closing night

Best Butter Company
2306 Robbins Street Saint Paul, MN 55114

$20 - $35
Call 6124042110
Buy tickets online

Presented by Sparkle Theatricals
  • Comedy
  • Experimental

THREE NIGHTS ONLY.  October 31 - November 2.

Don’t miss this unique and theatrical event. 

Feed Your Head is an immersive experience inspired by Alice in Wonderland’s Mad Tea Party. Audience members will attend a curious “orientation” as new employees of the fictitious Best Butter Company. 

Step into Alice’s shoes and encounter a host of curious characters – like, Bunny, an unwavering Best Butter Company optimist and your orientation guide. Be enchanted by a topsy-turvy “financial presentation” by The Accountant (sleight-of-hand master, Steven Paul Carlson). Savor butter from Rochdale Farms, bread from Baker’s Field, and scent design by the Olfactory Scent Studio. This is not a horror event. Feed Your Head runs October 31st through November 2nd with three performances a night. Preview night is Wednesday, October 30th. 2019.

TICKETS & DISCOUNTS

For tickets and information visit www.feedyourhead.show . Early bird admission is already 75% sold out! Want an even better deal? Call (612) 404-2110 to get a discount code for another $10 off each ticket. 

SHOW DETAILS

Feed Your Head lasts approximately 60 minutes. Recommended for ages 12 and up. Audience members will move through the space and, at times, will be asked to stand or sit. Performers will be in very close proximity to the audience. Feed Your Head does not have standard theatre seating. The venue and experience are wheelchair accessible. Vegan and gluten free substitutes are available.

Elevate your Halloween experience. Join Sparkle Theatricals at this delightful new show made from scratch by a team of all-local artists.

CAST & CREW

Featuring: Clara Kennedy, Christine Pietz, Ella Dierberger, Shiloh Zoccoli, Dominic Rodgers, and Steven Paul Carlson

Writer: J.J. Kaiser (2017 Jerome Artist Awardee)

Director: C.J. Renner

Illusions: Steven Paul Carlson

Lighting: Joanna McLarnan

Costume Design: Molly Smith, Lolly Foy

Scenic Design: Roxanne Skeie Hillard, Rick Ausland

Graphic: Christina Vang and Kristin DeBoom

Producers: Alejandra Iannone (Sparkle Theatricals), Rick Ausland (Sparkle Theatricals), Ryan Grams (Uptop Films)

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Violent Delights

8:00 pm
Runs 110 minutes

  • Closing night

Various locations

Presented by Cardboard Suitcase Productions
  • Drama
  • Experimental

 

We request the honor of your presence at...

VIOLENT DELIGHTS
Created by Penelope Parsons-Lord
Based on the works of William Shakespeare

“Through some of Shakespeare’s most famous works, and unsettling renditions of old songs, we confront and grapple with the psyches that populate the nexus of passion, violence, humour and play.”
- Sydney Fringe Festival

In Violent Delights, we explore Shakespeare's obsession with the worst of human behavior as it lives side-by-side with love and passion. Eight actors take audiences on a journey through pleasure, pain, sexuality, and violence using some of the Bard’s most well-known works. At turns comic and sinister, tragic and raucous, Violent Delights is bloody good fun.

Violent Delights will be performed throughout the Twin Cities as ‘pop-up’ performances between October 18 - November 2. 

All performances are pay-what-you-can!

Content Warning: Violence, Sexual Assault, Emotional Abuse

Friday, October 18 - Music Lab
Saturday, October 19 - The 1887
Wednesday, October 23 - Off-Leash Art Box
Friday, October 25 - Music Lab
Saturday, October 26 - Hotbed Studios
Thursday, October 31 - Off-Leash Art Box
Friday, November 1 - Music Lab
Saturday, November 2 - The 1887

VENUES
The 1887 - Old home with a speakeasy vibe.  
3104 Oakland Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55407

Off-Leash Art Box - Black box theatre.
4200 East 54th Street
Minneapolis MN 55417

Music Lab - A music school and performance studio.
5159 Bloomington Ave. S
Minneapolis, MN 55417

Hotbed Studios - Home of Savage Aural Hotbed.
2426 Washington Street NE
Minneapolis, MN 55418

Find more information about our venues at our website:

www.theseviolentdelights.org

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9 pm

A tea cup sits on a pink saucer that has the words "feed your head" engraved in gold script. The cup is filled with steaming hot tea.  A pat of butter carved into a profile of a person's head floats in the tea. Surrounding the cup and saucer are: a silver spoon filled with sugar; an ornate, blue and black, sugar bowl with its lid ajar; a small white saucer holding square pats of butter, and Queen of Hearts playing card. This all sits on a white linen tablecloth.

Feed Your Head

9:30 pm
Runs 60 minutes

  • Closing night

Best Butter Company
2306 Robbins Street Saint Paul, MN 55114

$20 - $35
Call 6124042110
Buy tickets online

Presented by Sparkle Theatricals
  • Comedy
  • Experimental

THREE NIGHTS ONLY.  October 31 - November 2.

Don’t miss this unique and theatrical event. 

Feed Your Head is an immersive experience inspired by Alice in Wonderland’s Mad Tea Party. Audience members will attend a curious “orientation” as new employees of the fictitious Best Butter Company. 

Step into Alice’s shoes and encounter a host of curious characters – like, Bunny, an unwavering Best Butter Company optimist and your orientation guide. Be enchanted by a topsy-turvy “financial presentation” by The Accountant (sleight-of-hand master, Steven Paul Carlson). Savor butter from Rochdale Farms, bread from Baker’s Field, and scent design by the Olfactory Scent Studio. This is not a horror event. Feed Your Head runs October 31st through November 2nd with three performances a night. Preview night is Wednesday, October 30th. 2019.

TICKETS & DISCOUNTS

For tickets and information visit www.feedyourhead.show . Early bird admission is already 75% sold out! Want an even better deal? Call (612) 404-2110 to get a discount code for another $10 off each ticket. 

SHOW DETAILS

Feed Your Head lasts approximately 60 minutes. Recommended for ages 12 and up. Audience members will move through the space and, at times, will be asked to stand or sit. Performers will be in very close proximity to the audience. Feed Your Head does not have standard theatre seating. The venue and experience are wheelchair accessible. Vegan and gluten free substitutes are available.

Elevate your Halloween experience. Join Sparkle Theatricals at this delightful new show made from scratch by a team of all-local artists.

CAST & CREW

Featuring: Clara Kennedy, Christine Pietz, Ella Dierberger, Shiloh Zoccoli, Dominic Rodgers, and Steven Paul Carlson

Writer: J.J. Kaiser (2017 Jerome Artist Awardee)

Director: C.J. Renner

Illusions: Steven Paul Carlson

Lighting: Joanna McLarnan

Costume Design: Molly Smith, Lolly Foy

Scenic Design: Roxanne Skeie Hillard, Rick Ausland

Graphic: Christina Vang and Kristin DeBoom

Producers: Alejandra Iannone (Sparkle Theatricals), Rick Ausland (Sparkle Theatricals), Ryan Grams (Uptop Films)

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10 pm

TOY STORY: A Drinking Game-Minnesota

10:30 pm
Runs 150 minutes

  • Opening night
  • Closing night

Phoenix Theater
2605 Hennepin Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55408

$10-$15
Call (612) 377-2285
Buy tickets online

Presented by Shadow Horse Theatre
  • Comedy

We aren't playing around. Hang on for a comedy that goes to Infinity... and beyond! That's right, it's TOY STORY A Drinking Game - Minnesota produced by Shadow Horse Theater, LLC and sponsored by Bent Brewstillery!

Come see some of the Twin Cities finest actors, comedians, and improvisers perform a live stage-reading of the first entirely computer-animated feature film with props, costumes, puppets, music, fight and dance choreography, and, of course, DRINKING! 

Woody, a good-hearted cowboy doll who belongs to a young boy named Andy, sees his position as Andy's favorite toy and leader of all the other toys in Andy's room, jeopardized when Andy receives a Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger action figure for his birthday. Even worse, the arrogant Buzz thinks he's a REAL space-ranger on a mission to return to Star Command! With Andy's family about to move, Woody and Buzz must somehow set aside their differences and escape the clutches of maladjusted neighbor Sid to reunite with their beloved owner before they become lost toys! Can they? 

TOY STORY began the amazing run for Pixar and Disney and launched a franchise that continues today. It's become an all-time classic. Nominated for three Oscars, including Best Original Screenplay, Best Music, and Best Original Song, and won a Special Achievement Award for its landmark achievements. One of TIME Magazines Top 25 Animated Films of All Time, and ranked #99 in the American Film Institute's Top 100 American Films of All Time. Filled with classic one-liners, joyful voice performances, and the music of the legendary Randy Newman. 

You won't want to miss our take on this terrific family film, Drinking Game Style! You just remember, you have a Friend with Us! #ADGMN  
 

Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 at the Door--and there WILL be tickets available at the Door. 

Produced by Shadow Horse Theater, LLC in association with Embassy Jack

Sponsored by Bent Brewstillery

FAQ's:

Q. How is this a "Drinking Game"?

A. There are drinking cues for the actors onstage, and the audience to drink throughout the show. Usually key words or phrases, but sometimes actions too: like when a character starts singing or dies.

Q. Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

A. No ID needed to see the show, but it IS required to purchase alcohol at Phoenix

Q. What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

A. There is some street parking around Phoenix, but if you plan on drinking, consider using a ride-share or having a Designated Driver. Please take into account the lack of street parking when you're planning on coming to the show so you're not late. Thank you.

Q. What can I bring into the event?

A. Absolutely NO BYOB. Phoenix sells a wide variety of beer, wine, and ciders. We encourage you to buy from our sponsor BENT BREWSTILLERY and show your support for their sponsorship of the show. Please feel free to wear costumes or bring your own props appropriate to the movie, we love to see that, and to take photos and videos during the show to Tag and Share.

Q. How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

A. Contact us through here or on our Facebook page or Twitter. Do NOT call Phoenix Theater.

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