Saturday, April 22, 2017

1 pm

The American Clock

1:00 pm

Guthrie Theater’s Dowling Studio
818 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415

$9
Call 612-377-2224
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Presented by University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater B.F.A. Actor Training Program
  • Drama

From its opening image in a brash spotlight, The American Clock stiches a fabric of brief scenes performed as a lively vaudeville punctuated with songs, and dance accompanied by an ensemble of talented actors who double as musicians. With melodies like Million Dollar Baby, Sunny Side of the Street, and S’Wonderful, Arthur Miller’s “brilliant theatrical kaleidoscope of Great Depression throbs with joy, laughs and heartache.” As the 2008 recession’s sting is still being felt, The American Clock resonates today with its cautionary tale as well as a renewal of hope. The American Clock opens April 13 playing through April 23 at the Guthrie Theater’s Dowling Studio, and is performed by the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater BFA 2017 graduating class under the direction of Joseph Price.

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Stone Soup

1:00 pm
Runs 60 minutes

Stages Theatre Company
1111 Mainstreet Hopkins,MN 55343

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

Stone Soup

Apr 21 – May 21, 2017  •  ALL AGES  •  World Premiere

Script & Lyrics by Jeannine Coulombe, Music & Lyrics by Michael Gruber

An original musical adaptation based on the European folktale.

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Stone Soup - Apr 21 - May 21, 2017

 

The classic folktale of the feared strangers who inspire a whole community through the use of one little stone charms its way onto our main stage this spring in a world premiere musical. When war-weary foreigners arrive in the village square, fear and suspicion reign. But as the outsiders start to make soup out of a stone, each of the locals is prompted to contribute to the ever-growing, communal meal. Come share this ageless story with us as it serves up a delightfully poignant reminder that community is built one ingredient at a time.

MUSICAL   |   RUNNING TIME: TBA

 

ACCESSIBLE PERFORMANCES

  • Sunday, April 23 at 2 pm – Pay What You Can performance
  • Saturday, April 29 at 1 pm Captioned performance
  • Saturday, May 6 at 10 am – Sensory-Friendly performance
  • Wednesday, May 10 at 10 am – Sensory-Friendly performance
  • Saturday, May 13 at 1 pm – ASL & Audio Described performance

 

This production is sponsored byStages Theatre Company's 2017/2018 Season Sponsor JERRY'S FOODS

Illustrations © 1998 by Susan Gaber. Published 1998 by August House LittleFolk. Used by permission of August House LittleFolk. All rights reserved.

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In an effort to build a feast for the whole community, we invite you to bring a non-perishable food or non food item for our community to the performance of Stone Soup you are attending.

 

All donations will be collected in the theatre during the performance. In addition, monetary donations for ICA can be made at the Box Office.

ALL DONATIONS BENEFIT OUR NEIGHBORS IN NEED THROUGH ICA FOOD SHELF! ICA Food Shelf provides food, job coach support, and resources to our neighbords in need in Hopkins, Excelsior, Minnetonka, Deephaven, Greenwood, Shorewood and Woodland.

FOOD & NON-FOOD ITEMS NEEDED

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Grease

1:00 pm

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

$65 - $89
Call 952.934.1525
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Presented by Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
  • Comedy
  • Musical

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!

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The Last Two Minutes of the Complete Works of Henrik Ibsen

1:30 pm
Runs 95 minutes

Commonweal Theatre
208 Parkway Ave. N Lanesboro, MN

Presented by Commonweal Theatre
  • Drama
  • Comedy

Join us as we present the final moments of one of our favorite playwright's entire body of work in a wacky smash-up of sketch comedy, raucous spoof and soul-searching drama. Five Commonweal ensemble members portray character after character as we bid farewell to our annual commitment to the “Father of Modern Drama.”

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Prometheus Bound

Phoenix Theater
2605 Hennepin Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55408

Presented by Uprising Theatre Company
  • Drama

Aechylus’ Prometheus Bound

Translated By Bryan Doerries

Directed by Denzel Belin

The play tells the story of how Prometheus came to be incarcerated, and how — through continued disobedience — he becomes the most iconic prisoner of all time.

The word marturos in ancient Greek means “witness.” A martyr is a witness. Prometheus was a god who broke the law. For this crime, he was locked away in solitary confinement, a punishment to which the United States is currently consigning approximately twenty-five thousand of the more than two million American citizens who now live behind bars, one of the few first-world countries still deploying this outmoded, dehumanizing punishment for long durations and on such a large scale. It’s as if Aeschylus, too, was saying: This is how it works.

Prometheus Bound is the story of how martyrs are made.

Cast:

Shahd Elkhier as Prometheus
Damon C Mentzer as Oceanus
Emily Rose Duea as Io
Janay D. Henry as Hephaetus
Missy Watson as Kratos
Yvonne Freese as Bia
Ronald R Giroux as Hermes
Fernanda Badeo and Kendra Yarke as Chorus
Director: Denzel Belin
Assistant Director: Ashley Hovell
Stage Manager: Martin Sheeks

 

 

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2 pm

The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence

2:00 pm

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

$60 - 21
Call 6512917005
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Presented by Park Square Theatre
  • Drama
  • Comedy

Four Watsons: trusty sidekick to Sherlock Holmes; loyal engineer who built Bell’s first telephone; unstoppable super-computer that became reigning “Jeopardy” champ; amiable techno-dweeb just looking for love. This brilliantly witty, time-jumping, loving tribute is dedicated to the people – and machines – upon which we depend. An area premiere by Madeleine George, this 2014 Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Drama is directed by Leah Cooper.

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"Le Petit Moulin"

2:00 pm
Runs 90 minutes

The Ritz Theater
345 13th Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

$26-$50
Call 8775087890
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Presented by COLLIDE Theatrical
  • Musical
  • Dance

COLLIDE THEATRICAL PRESENTS:

    LE PETIT MOULIN

April 21-May 7, 2017 at The Ritz Theater

For Tickets: www.collidetheatrical.org

Inspired by the infamous cabaret club, The Moulin Rouge, COLLIDE presents an original jazz dance musical, Le Petit Moulin April 20-May 7 at The Ritz Theater.

At the tail end of WW1 the Parisian nightclub, Le Petit Moulin is struggling to stay afloat. Join us in the journey of two sisters and a remarkable group of women as their passion for dance and fight for survival sparks the birth of one of the most famous cabaret clubs in history. Featuring bold choreography and incredible talent, Le Petit Moulin fuses dance, theater and live music into an unforgettable experience.  Our family-friendly production features ten professional dancers, two vocalists, and a live band playing familiar pop hits and classic favorites in a jazz dance musical like you’ve never seen before.

Starring Andrea Mislan (International Tour of “Chicago”, Cirque Du Soleil), Heather Brockman (Ballet of the Dolls), Michael Hanna (The Guthrie Theater) and Katie Gearty (Lead vocalist H&B), with choreography by Regina Peluso, direction by Joshua Campbell, music direction and arrangements by Doug Rohde.

Admission:                           $50 VIP, $34.00 General Admission, $26.00 Student/Seniors.

Performances Times:        Thurs, Fri, Sat 7:30 and Sat & Sun 2pm.

Dates:                                     April 20-24, April 27-30 and May 4-7 2017.

Location:                               The Ritz Theater-345 13th Ave NE Mpls 55413

Full Cast:                               Rebecca Abroe, Heather Brockman, Katie Gearty, Michael Hanna, Mackenzie Lewis, Jennifer Mack, Cameron Melincke, Andrea Mislan, Sean O’Hea, Nicole Riebe, Doug Rohde, Dave Selner, Nicole Zwolski.

Photos:                                  Dan Norman, featuring Andrea Mislan

Tickets:                                 Visit www.collidetheatrical.org or call 877-508-7890.

 

COLLIDE Theatrical is a non-profit dance company who’s mission is to create original, Broadway-style jazz dance musicals in an effort to engage, entertain, and inspire audiences. 

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The Master Builder

2:00 pm
Runs 100 minutes

The Southern Theater
1420 S. Washington Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55454

$0-$24
Call (612) 326-1811
Buy tickets online

Presented by Theatre Novi Most
  • Drama

Following our acclaimed staging of THE SEAGULL by Anton Chekhov, Theatre Novi Most will present another classic of the European theatrical canon with this complex drama by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen, adapted and directed by TNM co-founder Vladimir Rovinsky. The story follows master architect Halvard Solness (Pearce Bunting) and his wife Aline (Barbra Berlovitz) through an existential mid life crisis involving past losses that still haunt and profound fear about the future. The challenges of a bright young woman (Shelby Richardson) seem to bring some answers. But as always, Ibsen keeps us in suspense. This story is highly charged with secret desires, stunning poetic language, Freudian and Nietzschean motives and… there is that troll.

Founded in 1998 by Russian director Vladimir Rovinsky and American director Lisa Channer, Theatre Novi Most is based in Minneapolis and consists of associate artists from New York, Los Angeles, Russia and Minneapolis. Since 1998 we have worked to adapt or create new works for the stage through a rigorous and expansive process of exploration and improvisation. Our methodology combines Russian theatre techniques and traditions and physical theatre methods from the U.S. and Europe as well as integration of story and narratives through playwriting. Our plays tend to use multiple languages and theatrical traditions allowing language to exist side by side with physical expression in the communicating of stories and ideas.

 

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

2:00 pm
Runs 120 minutes

Edison High School Auditorium
700 22nd Avenue NE Minneapolis, MN 55412

$15-$20
Call 612-724-8373

Presented by Morris Park Players
  • Musical

The Morris Park Players Presents  

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber.  Lyrics by Tim Rice

Directed by Benjamin Wagner

Music Director Blake Brauer

April 21, 28, May 5 & 6 - 7:30pm 

April 22, 29, 30, May 7 -  2:00pm

 

 

 

 

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A Year with Frog and Toad

2:00 pm
Runs 120 minutes

Children's Theatre Company
2400 Third Ave S

Presented by Children's Theatre Company
  • Musical
  • Kids

A Year with Frog and Toad
Best enjoyed by everyone
Based on Arnold Lobel’s Newbery and Caldecott Honor Books
Music by Robert Reale
Lyrics and book by Willie Reale
Original Direction by David Petrarca
Directed by Peter Rothstein
Choreography by Daniel Pelzig 

ASL/AD: June 2 at 7PM
ASL Only: June 4 at 5PM
Sensory Friendly: June 16 at 7PM

Waking from hibernation in the spring, the perky Frog and the worrywart 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 birds, mice, turtles, and that slo-o-ow snail with the mail. 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 exuberant story based on the treasured books by Arnold Lobel in a musical that soars like a kite and blossoms like spring. 

This production was commissioned and created by Children’s Theatre Company in Minneapolis, MN.

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GIRL Shakes Loose

2:00 pm

Penumbra Theatre
270 North Kent Street Saint Paul, MN 55102

$40
Call 651.224.3180
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Presented by Penumbra Theatre
  • Drama
  • Musical

Zakiyyah Alexander and Imani Uzuri’s
GIRL SHAKES LOOSE
Directed by May Adrales

Why is it so hard to grow up? GIRL is a good girl: smart, beautiful, and a little rebellious, or, as her family would say, “hard-headed.” For the most part, she has played by the rules, finishing college and then graduate school. She is perfectly poised for success, but something is in her way. Floundering in love, life, and career, GIRL goes on a journey to discover what she’s missing, but wherever she goes, there she is. Eventually, GIRL learns that what she’s seeking is herself: powerful, grounded, and so much stronger than she thought. A groundbreaking new musical by Zakiyyah Alexander and Imani Uzuri, GIRL Shakes Loose is the soulful story of one woman’s search for herself. Featuring the lush poetry of Sonia Sanchez and a stirring original score, you won’t want to miss this world premiere. Brimming with hope, humor, and headstrong passion, you’ll cheer GIRL on, remembering your own journey along the way.

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Antigone

Antigone

2:30 pm

University of Northwestern - Patsy Miller Studio Theatre
3003 Snelling Ave N, St. Paul, MN 55113

$12 - $15
Call 651-631-5151
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Presented by University of Northwestern Theatre
  • Drama

A long war has ended, bringing peace and celebration—and problems. Antigone, the hot-headed, willful, stubborn daughter of Oedipus, must defy the new ruler, Creon, and bury her brother, the traitorous leader of the failed rebellion. She is caught in the act and condemned—will she survive? Find out in one of the greatest classics of Ancient Greek literature.

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3 pm

The Church Basement Ladies in: Rise Up O Men

3:00 pm
Runs 135 minutes

Plymouth Playhouse
2705 Annapolis Lane N, Plymouth, MN 55441

$22-$40
Call 763-553-1600 ex. 1
Buy tickets online

Presented by Troupe America at the Plymouth Playhouse
  • Comedy
  • Musical

A Lutheran take on the classical "hero" journey, RISE UP, O MEN is the story of men (and women) who become larger than themselves; it's the story of a group of farmers and John Deere dealers, and church basement ladies, who rise to the requirement of heroism in order to help their community and its future. RISE UP, O MEN is a new musical featuring the men of the church and your favorite church basement Ladies who serve them. The year is 1964, in the basement kitchen of the Lutheran Church in rural Minnesota. As these hard-working farmers discuss their scrap lumber piles and their tractors and preparations for the Centennial Celebration, they unintentionally disrupt the order of the kitchen...but that's what happens when you let the roosters in the hen house.

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SNAPSHOT & BLANK

3:00 pm
Runs 105 minutes

Lenox Little Theater
Lenox Center 6715 Minnetonka Blvd in St. Louis Park, MN Door #10, corner of Minnetonka and Georgia

$15 - $18
Call 612-269-0180
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Presented by Maggie's Farm Theater
  • Drama
  • Experimental

​Private Investigator, Jackson Garrett, has hit rock bottom since leaving the police force. His life takes a sudden turn when femme fatale, Cherise Duvall, appears and engages him in what appears to be a simple cyber-blackmail case, but suddenly explodes into a quest to bring to the light the Monk, a mob kingpin, unseating him as master of the urban underbelly. Not an easy task as he discovers his nemesis is guarded by personnel with special "abilities." Garrett, blessed with his own special powers, teams up with Blank, a transparent crime lab colleague. Watch as they worm their way into the Monk's domain in this crime drama presented in a film noir style, accompanied by rock artists, The Keepers.

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6 pm

The Marvelous Wonderettes

6:00 pm
Runs 135 minutes

St. Croix Off Broadway Dinner Theatre
1616 Crest View Drive, Hudson, WI

$62 including dinner, nonalcoholic beverage, & tip; $44, lunch matinee
Call 715.386.2394 ext 333
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Presented by St. Croix Off Broadway Dinner Theatre
  • Comedy
  • Musical

This smash off-Broadway hit takes you to the 1958 Springfield High School prom where we meet Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy, and Suzy, four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts! As we learn about their lives and loves, the girls serenade us with classic '50s hits including "Lollipop," "Dream Lover," "Stupid Cupid," and "Lipstick on Your Collar." In act two the Wonderettes reunite to take the stage and perform at their ten-year reunion. We learn about the highs and lows the girls have experienced in the past decade and are charmed to find that no matter what life throws their way, they will conquer it together. Featuring over 30 classic '50s and '60s hits, The Marvelous Wonderettes will keep you smiling in this must-take musical trip down memory lane!

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7 pm

Shrek The Musical

North Community High School
1500 James Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55411

Presented by North Community Theater
  • Comedy
  • Musical

Join us for the first ever North Community Theater Production of Shrek the Musical! Come watch a joyful cast of community members, neighbors, families, students and staff tell this great story. 

Thursday April 20th 7:00 pm
Friday April 21st 7:00 pm
Saturday April 22nd 7:00 pm
Sunday April 23 2:00 pm

Minneapolis North HIgh School Auditoirum (Enter through Door 18)
15th & Irving Ave N.

Tickets available at the door
Admission is Pay What You Can for all shows

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SNAPSHOT & BLANK

7:00 pm
Runs 105 minutes

Lenox Little Theater
Lenox Center 6715 Minnetonka Blvd in St. Louis Park, MN Door #10, corner of Minnetonka and Georgia

$15 - $18
Call 612-269-0180
Buy tickets online

Presented by Maggie's Farm Theater
  • Drama
  • Experimental

​Private Investigator, Jackson Garrett, has hit rock bottom since leaving the police force. His life takes a sudden turn when femme fatale, Cherise Duvall, appears and engages him in what appears to be a simple cyber-blackmail case, but suddenly explodes into a quest to bring to the light the Monk, a mob kingpin, unseating him as master of the urban underbelly. Not an easy task as he discovers his nemesis is guarded by personnel with special "abilities." Garrett, blessed with his own special powers, teams up with Blank, a transparent crime lab colleague. Watch as they worm their way into the Monk's domain in this crime drama presented in a film noir style, accompanied by rock artists, The Keepers.

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Seussical

7:00 pm

Frank W. Bridges Theatre
1900 8th Ave NW, Austin, MN 55912

$16
Call 507-433-0595
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Presented by Riverland Community College Theatre
  • Musical
  • Kids

Music by Stephen Flaherty
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Book by Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty
Based on the works of Dr. Seuss

Seussical lovingly brings our favorite Dr. Seuss characters to life, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, lazy Mayzie La Bird, and a little boy with a big imagination: Jojo. The colorful characters transport us from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus to the invisible world of the Whos. Dr. Seuss fans both young and old alike will be entranced by this fantastical, magical musical extravaganza.  Appropriate for all ages.

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Manners and Misconduct - improvised Jane Austen

7:00 pm

Bryant Lake Bowl

$12/$10 in advance
Call 6128258949
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Presented by Katie Adducci, Maria Bartholdi, Sophie Brossard, Breanna Cecile, Sami Haeli, Deborah Holloway, Maggie Sotos, Emily Townswick, Amanda Underwood, Becky Wilkinson Hauser, Meghan Wolff, and Hannah Wydeven
  • Comedy
  • Improv

Pride. Sensibility. Fainting.

 

Whether you’re a die-hard Austenite or you don’t know jack about Jane, you won’t want to miss this show! Based on suggestions from the audience, our cast of lovely ladies constructs an entire story in Jane Austen’s classic romantic style. From “Pride and Prejudice” to “Persuasion”, it’s all your favorite heartbreaks, scandals and reconciliations made up on the spot. Featuring the impeccable talents of Katie Adducci, Maria Bartholdi, Sophie Brossard, Breanna Cecile, Sami Haeli, Debs Holloway, Amanda Underwood, Emily Townswick, Becky Wilkinson Hauser and Hannah Wydeven. Grab your tea cup and smelling salts, and get ready to get Austentacious.

 

Directed by Maggie Sotos and Meghan Wolff.

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Festival Theatre Presents The Real Inspector Hound

7:30 pm
Runs 70 minutes

St. Croix Festival Theatre
Franklin Square Black Box, 125 N. Washington St., St. Croix Falls, WI

$13.50-$26
Call 715-483-3387
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Presented by Festival Theatre
  • Comedy

Featuring wonderful cast of professional and community actors, The Real Inspector Hound is a hilarious spoof of the mystery genre. Written as a satire of Agatha Christie's famous and much-produced play The Mousetrap, Hound follows two theatre critics as they get swept up in the action of a classic whodunnit with murderous consequences...and plenty of laughs! Directed by Rachel Kuhnle.

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Antigone

Antigone

7:30 pm

University of Northwestern - Patsy Miller Studio Theatre
3003 Snelling Ave N, St. Paul, MN 55113

$12 - $15
Call 651-631-5151
Buy tickets online

Presented by University of Northwestern Theatre
  • Drama

A long war has ended, bringing peace and celebration—and problems. Antigone, the hot-headed, willful, stubborn daughter of Oedipus, must defy the new ruler, Creon, and bury her brother, the traitorous leader of the failed rebellion. She is caught in the act and condemned—will she survive? Find out in one of the greatest classics of Ancient Greek literature.

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Titanic

7:30 pm
Runs 150 minutes

  • Opening night

Arts Center on 7 at Minnetonka High School
18285 Highway 7, Minnetonka, MN 55345

$12-20
Call 952-401-5898
Buy tickets online

Presented by Minnetonka Theatre
  • Drama
  • Musical

Minnetonka Theatre presents the 'Ship of Dreams' musical masterpiece...Titanic 

Directed by Trent Boyum

​Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston, Book by Peter Stone 

Winner of five Tony Awards including the award for Best Musical, Titanic is set on the ocean liner RMS Titanic which sank on its maiden voyage. The sinking of the Titanic in the early hours of April 15, 1912, remains the quintessential disaster of the twentieth century. A total of 1,517 souls—men, women and children—lost their lives (only 711 survived). The fact that the finest, largest, strongest ship in the world-called, in fact, the “unsinkable” ship-should have been lost during its maiden voyage is so incredible that, had it not actually happened, no author would have dared to contrive it.

​In a stunning chamber musical as massive as the ocean liner that shares its name, Titanic tells the stories of the people on board the legendary steamer and the men who got them there. Spanning all classes, Titanic captures the stories from the whole range of humanity aboard the ship: from workers in the boiler room to first-class attendants, from the poorest passengers, who scraped together their life savings to purchase third-class tickets to America, to some of the wealthiest men of the Victorian age, including John Jacob Astor and Benjamin Guggenheim. Full of memorable characters based on the real men and women on the ship, Titanic is a powerful, complex look at the making of a tragedy

April 22, 28, 29 at 7:30 pm

April 23* at 2:00 pm

May 5, 6 at 7:30 pm

May 7 at 2:00 pm

​*This performance will be followed by a talk back with the Director, cast and crew.

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When We Dead Awaken

7:30 pm
Runs 75 minutes

  • Opening night

Commonweal Theatre Company
208 Parkway Ave. N Lanesboro, MN 55949

$15-$35
Call 800-657-7025
Buy tickets online

Presented by Commonweal Theatre
  • Drama

Sculptor Arnold Rubek has it all: fame, fortune, a beautiful young wife. Yet his work has descended into mediocrity, and his life has sunk into a pit of boredom. A chance encounter with his muse—the model for his masterpiece and the only woman he ever loved—ignites in him the passions he has long stifled. Art and life play out their conflict as Rubek searches for the man he once was, the artist his muse once inspired. Subtitled "A Dramatic Epilogue," Ibsen's final play is also the last in our series of adaptations by Minnesota playwright Jeffrey Hatcher. 

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The Master Builder

7:30 pm
Runs 100 minutes

  • Closing night
  • Closing night

The Southern Theater
1420 S. Washington Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55454

$0-$24
Call (612) 326-1811
Buy tickets online

Presented by Theatre Novi Most
  • Drama

Following our acclaimed staging of THE SEAGULL by Anton Chekhov, Theatre Novi Most will present another classic of the European theatrical canon with this complex drama by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen, adapted and directed by TNM co-founder Vladimir Rovinsky. The story follows master architect Halvard Solness (Pearce Bunting) and his wife Aline (Barbra Berlovitz) through an existential mid life crisis involving past losses that still haunt and profound fear about the future. The challenges of a bright young woman (Shelby Richardson) seem to bring some answers. But as always, Ibsen keeps us in suspense. This story is highly charged with secret desires, stunning poetic language, Freudian and Nietzschean motives and… there is that troll.

Founded in 1998 by Russian director Vladimir Rovinsky and American director Lisa Channer, Theatre Novi Most is based in Minneapolis and consists of associate artists from New York, Los Angeles, Russia and Minneapolis. Since 1998 we have worked to adapt or create new works for the stage through a rigorous and expansive process of exploration and improvisation. Our methodology combines Russian theatre techniques and traditions and physical theatre methods from the U.S. and Europe as well as integration of story and narratives through playwriting. Our plays tend to use multiple languages and theatrical traditions allowing language to exist side by side with physical expression in the communicating of stories and ideas.

 

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The Church Basement Ladies in: Rise Up O Men

7:30 pm
Runs 135 minutes

Plymouth Playhouse
2705 Annapolis Lane N, Plymouth, MN 55441

$22-$40
Call 763-553-1600 ex. 1
Buy tickets online

Presented by Troupe America at the Plymouth Playhouse
  • Comedy
  • Musical

A Lutheran take on the classical "hero" journey, RISE UP, O MEN is the story of men (and women) who become larger than themselves; it's the story of a group of farmers and John Deere dealers, and church basement ladies, who rise to the requirement of heroism in order to help their community and its future. RISE UP, O MEN is a new musical featuring the men of the church and your favorite church basement Ladies who serve them. The year is 1964, in the basement kitchen of the Lutheran Church in rural Minnesota. As these hard-working farmers discuss their scrap lumber piles and their tractors and preparations for the Centennial Celebration, they unintentionally disrupt the order of the kitchen...but that's what happens when you let the roosters in the hen house.

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The Great Divide: Plays for a Broken Nation

Pillsbury House Theatre
3501 Chicago Ave S MPLS, MN, 55407

$5 - $25
Call 612-825-0459
Buy tickets online

Presented by Pillsbury House Theatre
  • Drama
  • Storytelling

Are we entering our New Normal, or is this just a phase? Is ‘whitelash’ real, or just another piece of ‘fake news’? Pillsbury House Theatre commissioned five new 10-minute plays by local writers responding to the deeply partisan split on the direction of our country. In polarizing times of national upheaval and civil unrest, how do we deal with competing truths? Where does the election leave us, as individuals, as communities, as a country? The Great Divide is a personal, powerful and visceral response to the partisan animosity that has become our post-election reality.

Tickets: https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/cal/27105
Facebook Event: http://bit.ly/2mNshdu

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Lone Star Spirits

7:30 pm
Runs 90 minutes

The Jungle Theater
2951 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55408

$35-$45
Call (612) 822-7063
Buy tickets online

Presented by The Jungle Theater
  • Comedy

by Josh Tobiessen
directed by Sarah Rasmussen
featuring Terry Hempleman, John Catron, Christian Bardin, Nate Cheeseman, and Thallis Santesteban

APRIL 8 - MAY 7

Previews April 5-7

Tuesday – Saturday 7:30 p.m.
Sunday 2 & 7:30 p.m.

New York Times Critics' Pick

When Marley brings her new fiancé to her childhood home in small-town Texas, she finds herself stranded in the past. Hoping for a quick visit to her estranged father’s liquor store, she’s soon forced to deal with her football hero ex-boyfriend, a single mom insistent on a girls' night out, and the ghost of the town’s bear-wrestling pioneer founder.

 

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Savannah Sipping Society

7:30 pm
Runs 120 minutes

Ole Log Theatre
5185 Meadville Street, Excelsior MN

$25-$35
Call 952-474-5951
Buy tickets online

Presented by Old Log Theatre
  • Comedy

In this delightful, laugh-a-minute comedy, four unique single Southern women, all needing to escape the sameness of their day-to-day routines, are drawn together by Fate—and an impromptu happy hour—and decide it’s high time to reclaim the enthusiasm for life they’ve lost through the years. Over the course of six months, filled with laughter, hilarious misadventures, and the occasional liquid refreshment, these middle-aged women successfully bond and find the confidence to jumpstart their new lives. Together, they discover lasting friendships and a renewed determination to live in the moment—and most importantly, realize it’s never too late to make new old friends

Wednesday 1:30p; Thu-Sun 7:30p; 

 

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The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence

7:30 pm

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

$60 - 21
Call 6512917005
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Presented by Park Square Theatre
  • Drama
  • Comedy

Four Watsons: trusty sidekick to Sherlock Holmes; loyal engineer who built Bell’s first telephone; unstoppable super-computer that became reigning “Jeopardy” champ; amiable techno-dweeb just looking for love. This brilliantly witty, time-jumping, loving tribute is dedicated to the people – and machines – upon which we depend. An area premiere by Madeleine George, this 2014 Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Drama is directed by Leah Cooper.

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GIRL Shakes Loose

7:30 pm

Penumbra Theatre
270 North Kent Street Saint Paul, MN 55102

$40
Call 651.224.3180
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Presented by Penumbra Theatre
  • Drama
  • Musical

Zakiyyah Alexander and Imani Uzuri’s
GIRL SHAKES LOOSE
Directed by May Adrales

Why is it so hard to grow up? GIRL is a good girl: smart, beautiful, and a little rebellious, or, as her family would say, “hard-headed.” For the most part, she has played by the rules, finishing college and then graduate school. She is perfectly poised for success, but something is in her way. Floundering in love, life, and career, GIRL goes on a journey to discover what she’s missing, but wherever she goes, there she is. Eventually, GIRL learns that what she’s seeking is herself: powerful, grounded, and so much stronger than she thought. A groundbreaking new musical by Zakiyyah Alexander and Imani Uzuri, GIRL Shakes Loose is the soulful story of one woman’s search for herself. Featuring the lush poetry of Sonia Sanchez and a stirring original score, you won’t want to miss this world premiere. Brimming with hope, humor, and headstrong passion, you’ll cheer GIRL on, remembering your own journey along the way.

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Happy Days

7:30 pm
Runs 120 minutes

Lakeshore Players Theatre
4820 Stewart Ave. White Bear Lake, MN 55110

$20-$25
Call 651-429-5674
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Presented by Lakeshore Players Theatre
  • Comedy
  • Musical

Happy Days, A New Musical

Heyyyyy! Happy Days are here again!

APRIL 20 – MAY 14, 2017

Directed by Justin Cervantes

A musical by Garry Marshall and Paul Williams based on the hit television series, Happy Days brings you back to 1959 Milwaukee complete with varsity sweaters, hula hoops and jukebox sock-hoppin’ fun!

If you like “Grease” you will love “Happy Days!”
—New York Daily News

Tickets: $25 Regular / $23 Senior / $20 Student

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Hot Flashes

7:30 pm
Runs 120 minutes

Discovery Auditorium
214 First Ave. NE Buffalo MN 55313

$8-$15
Call (612) 404-0228
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Presented by Buffalo Community Theater
  • Comedy
  • Cabaret/variety

Delighting audiences of all genders throughout the United States and abroad Hot Flashes is a hilarious collection of sketches about the unique challenges and comical adventures of menopause.

The material ranges from funny and insightful, wildly hilarious and poignant to broadly comic and poetic.  It breaks new ground in presenting issues about menopause and aging which were once taboo, and also provides the fun of well-crafted scenes.  Full of heart and humor.

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Prometheus Bound

Phoenix Theater
2605 Hennepin Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55408

Presented by Uprising Theatre Company
  • Drama

Aechylus’ Prometheus Bound

Translated By Bryan Doerries

Directed by Denzel Belin

The play tells the story of how Prometheus came to be incarcerated, and how — through continued disobedience — he becomes the most iconic prisoner of all time.

The word marturos in ancient Greek means “witness.” A martyr is a witness. Prometheus was a god who broke the law. For this crime, he was locked away in solitary confinement, a punishment to which the United States is currently consigning approximately twenty-five thousand of the more than two million American citizens who now live behind bars, one of the few first-world countries still deploying this outmoded, dehumanizing punishment for long durations and on such a large scale. It’s as if Aeschylus, too, was saying: This is how it works.

Prometheus Bound is the story of how martyrs are made.

Cast:

Shahd Elkhier as Prometheus
Damon C Mentzer as Oceanus
Emily Rose Duea as Io
Janay D. Henry as Hephaetus
Missy Watson as Kratos
Yvonne Freese as Bia
Ronald R Giroux as Hermes
Fernanda Badeo and Kendra Yarke as Chorus
Director: Denzel Belin
Assistant Director: Ashley Hovell
Stage Manager: Martin Sheeks

 

 

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HAIR: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical

7:30 pm
Runs 150 minutes

Century College Theatre
3401 Century Avenue N. White Bear Lake, MN 55110

General: $10.00 Student/Seniors: $10:00
Call 651-748-2623
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Presented by Century College Theatre Company
  • Musical

 The 50th Anniversary Celebration of the theatrical production that introduced a complete rock music score to the musical theatre art form. The Hippie Sub-Culture of the late 1960s is presented in a powerful and exciting way and is filled with great talent from throughout the Twin Cities area. Iconic music, wild dance, passionate character interactions, overwhelming sets, unexpected special effects, and many masterful production qualities, accompanied by an amazing live rock orchestra are only some of the elements that make our production of HAIR a musical theatre event to be experienced! This ground-breaking rock musical is as relevant today to our social consciousness as it was when first presented 50 years ago and is a show not to be missed!

Note: Due to adult themes and nudity, this play is not recommended for children under the age of 14.

 Where: Century College Theatre Company, 3401 Century College Avenue N. White Bear Lake, MN 55110.

When: April 21, 22, 27, 28, 29,May 4, 5, 6

Time: 7:30 PM

Tickets: General: $12.00

               Students from any institution in the  world: $10.00

               Seniors: $10.00

Tickets  now available for purchase at: www.showtix4u.com

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"Le Petit Moulin"

7:30 pm
Runs 90 minutes

  • Opening night

The Ritz Theater
345 13th Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

$26-$50
Call 8775087890
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Presented by COLLIDE Theatrical
  • Musical
  • Dance

COLLIDE THEATRICAL PRESENTS:

    LE PETIT MOULIN

April 21-May 7, 2017 at The Ritz Theater

For Tickets: www.collidetheatrical.org

Inspired by the infamous cabaret club, The Moulin Rouge, COLLIDE presents an original jazz dance musical, Le Petit Moulin April 20-May 7 at The Ritz Theater.

At the tail end of WW1 the Parisian nightclub, Le Petit Moulin is struggling to stay afloat. Join us in the journey of two sisters and a remarkable group of women as their passion for dance and fight for survival sparks the birth of one of the most famous cabaret clubs in history. Featuring bold choreography and incredible talent, Le Petit Moulin fuses dance, theater and live music into an unforgettable experience.  Our family-friendly production features ten professional dancers, two vocalists, and a live band playing familiar pop hits and classic favorites in a jazz dance musical like you’ve never seen before.

Starring Andrea Mislan (International Tour of “Chicago”, Cirque Du Soleil), Heather Brockman (Ballet of the Dolls), Michael Hanna (The Guthrie Theater) and Katie Gearty (Lead vocalist H&B), with choreography by Regina Peluso, direction by Joshua Campbell, music direction and arrangements by Doug Rohde.

Admission:                           $50 VIP, $34.00 General Admission, $26.00 Student/Seniors.

Performances Times:        Thurs, Fri, Sat 7:30 and Sat & Sun 2pm.

Dates:                                     April 20-24, April 27-30 and May 4-7 2017.

Location:                               The Ritz Theater-345 13th Ave NE Mpls 55413

Full Cast:                               Rebecca Abroe, Heather Brockman, Katie Gearty, Michael Hanna, Mackenzie Lewis, Jennifer Mack, Cameron Melincke, Andrea Mislan, Sean O’Hea, Nicole Riebe, Doug Rohde, Dave Selner, Nicole Zwolski.

Photos:                                  Dan Norman, featuring Andrea Mislan

Tickets:                                 Visit www.collidetheatrical.org or call 877-508-7890.

 

COLLIDE Theatrical is a non-profit dance company who’s mission is to create original, Broadway-style jazz dance musicals in an effort to engage, entertain, and inspire audiences. 

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Side Show

7:30 pm

Ames Center
12600 Nicollet Ave, Burnsville, MN 55337

$16-$22
Call 800-982-2787
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Presented by The Chameleon Theatre Circle
  • Musical

Side Show
Book and Lyrics by Bill Russell
​Music by Henry Krieger
Additional Book Material by Bill Condon
Directed by Avian Jangula
March 31 – April 23, 2017

Ladies and gentlemen, step right up! See Siamese twins go from penniless freak show performers to vaudeville stars! Based on the true story of conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton, Side Show offers a complex look at love, race, and societal expectations in 1930s America through the eyes of its most marginalized outcasts. One plus one equals three in this heartfelt musical about what it means to always have someone by your side.

Tickets are $22; $19 for students, seniors, Fringe Button holders, and groups of 8 or more; or $16 for groups of 20 or more, and are available in person at the Ames Center Box Office or through Ticketmaster online or at 1-800-982-2787 (additional fees may apply).

For group sales, call the Ames Center box office at 952-895-4680.

All prices include a $2 facility fee as required by the Ames Center.

Side Show is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.

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The Secret Garden

7:30 pm

Artistry - Schneider Theater
1800 West Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, MN 55431

$12 - $41
Call 952-563-8575
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Presented by Artistry
  • Drama
  • Musical

April 15 - May 14, 2017

Book and Lyrics by Marsha Norman
Music by Lucy Simon

Directed by Lisa Channer

"A splendid, intelligent musical... It's all you can hope for in children's theatre. But the best surprise is that this show is the most adult new musical of the season." – USA Today

Based on the beloved children's book, The Secret Garden is a musical telling of a classic Victorian story. Eleven year-old orphan Mary Lennox is taken to live at the estate of her reclusive uncle Archibald. A deep melancholy pervades the house and its overgrown grounds, but Mary's youthful spirit leads her to find beauty and joy in the place. An enthralling show for adults and a perfect introduction to "grown-up" theater for children, The Secret Garden is a story of spring, renewal, and the happiness a young girl can nurture when she is determined to make things grow.

Cast:
Ben Johnson - Archibald Craven 
Jennifer Eckes - Lily 
Taras Wybaczynsky, Jr. - Neville Craven 
Caitlyn Carroll - Mary 
Kate Regan - Mary Understudy 
Gavin Nienaber - Colin 
David Beukema - Ben 
Gracie Anderson - Martha 
Seth Tychon - Dickon 
Diana Wilde - Mrs. Medlock 
Deidre Cochran - Ayah / Chorus 
Kelly Matthews - Chorus / Claire Holmes 
Hazen Markoe - Chorus/ Lieutenant Wright / Major Shelly 
Corey de Danann - Chorus / Mrs. Shelly 
Eric Sargent - Chorus / Albert 
Siri Hammond - Chorus / Rose 
Daniel Vinitsky - Chorus / Major Holmes 
TBA - Chorus / Fakir 
Cassandra Utt - Alice / Mrs. Winthrop

Fast Facts:

Runs Saturday, April 15th through Sunday, May 14th with performances on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30pm and Sunday afternoons at 2:00pm.

New This Season: We are pleased to offer a *Ticketed Preview of The Secret Garden on Friday, April 14th at 7:30pm and a **Pay What You Can performance on Monday, April 24th at 7:30pm.

*Ticketed Preview (Friday, April 14th): The ticketed preview takes place one night before opening night, giving actors a chance to see how the show is working for the audience and to further hone their performances. Schneider Theater tickets cost $12. You may purchase them online, by phone, or in person at our box office.

**Pay What You Can (Monday, April 24th): To help make the arts accessible for all, we offer a Pay What You Can Performance for every production. Audience members attending this performance can purchase tickets for any whole dollar amount they can afford. 

Talk Back with cast and crew after the performance on Sunday, April 23rd and Sunday, April 30th.

Audio Description performance on Sunday, May 7th at 2:00pm.

Sign Language Interpreted performance on Thursday, May 11th at 7:30pm. 

Ticket Info:
Box Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Box Office Phone: 952-563-8575
Adults: $41
Seniors (62+): $36
Next Generations (30 and Under): $12
($3 off Adult & Senior tickets for Wednesday/Thursday performances)

At the Schneider Theater...

For more information: https://artistrymn.org/theater/garden

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One Man, Two Guvnors

7:30 pm
Runs 165 minutes

Yellow Tree Theatre
320 5th Ave SE Osseo, MN 55369

$20-$25
Call 763-493-8733
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  • Comedy

Winner of the Critics Circle Award and multiple Tony and Drama Desk Awards, this glorious comedy is a unique laugh-out-loud mix of satire, schtick and stupendous physical comedy. In the heart of 1960's England, charming and doltish Francis, fired from his pop band, unexpectedly finds himself with two new jobs and two new bosses, who are connected to each other in wildly improbable ways. Mistaken identities, outrageous farce, love triangles and inspired lunacy enusue! This splendidly silly new play has been hailed as "comic perfection!" Featuring Four Humor's Jason Ballweber (a.k.a. "Ham" from A Hunting Shack Christmas)!

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8 pm

Grease

8:00 pm

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

$65 - $89
Call 952.934.1525
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Presented by Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
  • Comedy
  • Musical

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!

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Happy Days

8:00 pm
Runs 140 minutes

Lakeshore Players Theatre
4820 Stewart Avenue White Bear Lake, MN 55110-2837

$14 - $25
Call 651-429-5674
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Presented by Lakeshore Players
  • Comedy
  • Musical

Happy Days is set to take the stage at Lakeshore Players starting April 20th. This delightful musical, based on the hugely popular TV series and written by series creator Garry Marshall, re-introduces us to that wonderful cast of characters, Richie Cunningham and his family (Howard, Marion and Joanie), Potsy, Ralph Malph, Chachi, Pinky Tuscadero, and , of course, Fonzie.

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The Testament of Mary by Colm Tóibín

8:00 pm
Runs 75 minutes

Open Eye Figure Theatre
506 East 24th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55404

$15-$20
Call 651-243-0250
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Presented by Loudmouth Collective
  • Drama

Years after her son’s death, Mary, mother of Jesus, is visited by the Gospel writers seeking the truth. In an honest, insightful, and moving first-person narrative, Mary recounts her son’s final days. The Testament of Mary provides a stunning glimpse into the heart and mind of a grieving mother as she’s left with the question: was it worth it?

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While You Were Out

8:00 pm

Red Eye Theater
15 W 14th St Mpls, MN 55403

PWYC - $25
Call 612-870-0309
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Presented by Red Eye Theater
  • Drama

Conceived by Andrew Dolan & Hayley Finn | Written by Hayley Finn

Here’s your chance to get inside the head of a character like you’ve never experienced before! Two simultaneous stories. One stage. 70 sets of headphones. A play about loss, family secrets and the things you can’t control.

WHILE YOU WERE OUT follows a woman who lost her mother at a young age as she figures out how to cope with her mother’s absence, stay connected to her past, and carve her own path.

Twenty years after her mother’s death, Bea hungers for more information about the woman her mother was from the adults who knew her best, but her dad’s gift to Bea of her mother’s journal presents the possibility of finding out more about her mom than she bargained for. Fast-forward 30 years, Bea finds sharp-edged memories of her mother harder to conjure, but still feels her mother’s presence in unexpected ways. 

The audience, divided into two groups, hears one or the other of the stories through a personal headset, picking up clues about the concurrent tale along the way as the two stories overlap and intersect. This is the second headset-drama created by Hayley and Andrew, who first experimented with the form in PRIVATE PARTY, developed as part of Red Eye's 2015 new works festival.

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Vietgone

Mixed Blood Theatre
1501 S 4th St Minneapolis, MN 55454

$0-$25
Call 612-338-6131
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Presented by Mixed Blood Theatre
  • Drama
  • Comedy

Mixed Blood presents the Regional Premiere of Qui Nguyen’s sexy and hilarious VIETGONE!

A brilliant mash-up of comic book aesthetics, martial arts, and hip-hop.

Mixed Blood Theatre is proud to announce the final show in its 2016/2017 Season, VIETGONE. In VIETGONE, award winning pioneer of “geek theater” Qui Nguyen brilliantly chronicles the love story of his parents meeting in an Arkansas refugee center after fleeing Vietnam during the fall of Saigon in 1975. The playwright’s journey to understand his parents’ immigrant love story in the wake of war and loss is marked by wit, unrepeatable curses, and a comic book sensibility that ultimately packs an unexpected emotional punch. It’s is a buddy story, a proto-feminist tale, an all-American romance, and a motorcycle road trip adventure that 40 years later revisits how we think about the Vietnam War and its heroes and victims.

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Saucer Con: Us & Them For a Better Future

8:00 pm

Andrew Riverside Presbyterian Church
403 SE 8th Ave. Minneapolis, MN 55414

Presented by Experimental Theater Lab & Paradox Productions
  • Experimental

Experimental Theater Lab & Paradox Productions present an evening of interplanetary conference (as allowed by the current terms of the treaty). Hosted by Dave David, intergalactic motivational speaker and podcast host, the evening will include lectures and presentations from experts in many areas of human-extraterrestrial relations, entertainment by celebrities from Earth and beyond, experiencer sessions, screenings of entries into our EBE Film Festival, a vendor exposition, and a social mixer sponsored by Darkless Space Beer.

The conference convenes at 8 pm on April 21, 22, 28, & 29.

REGISTRATION IS LIMITED! REGISTER TO ATTEND NOW!

Strobe lights are used in this show.
This conference is most appropriate for a PG 13 audience.

Conference goers will move from place to place during the conference, so please consider this when choosing what to wear and what to bring with you. This is, however, a wheelchair accessible event.

Street Parking is necessary, so please leave enough time for parking your craft and walking a few blocks. 

Attendees are free to wear a costume as you would to your favorite convention.

Performed by:
Samuel Ahern
Catherine Hansen
Shira Levenson-Mayket
Michelle Makie
Mike Mayket 
Mickaylee Shaughnessy
Allison True
Kjertina Whiting

Produced & written by:
Megan Clark
Catherine Hansen
Gwethalyn Williams

Directed by:
Megan Clark
Gwethalyn Williams

Sound Design & Engineering: Mark Ruark
Sound Operator: Jordan Olsen
Original Sound: Mark Ruark & Mark Barlow
Video by: Christopher Mogel
Lighting by: Jacob Hofer
Graphic Design & Puppet Design by: Kit Leffler
Stereoscopes and Costumes by: Andi Vargo
Prop Design by: Travis Hopkins

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Brian Brooks

8:00 pm

Northrop
84 Church St SE Minneapolis, MN 55455

Presented by Northrop
  • Dance

Northrop Presents
Brian Brooks Moving Company
Sat, Apr 22, 8:00 pm
Carlson Family Stage at Northrop

I'm Going to Explode

Division

Descent

First Fall

Torrent with U of M students

Called “the ‘it’ boy of contemporary American dance” (Dallas Morning News), choreographer Brian Brooks has carved his niche with a unique and minimalist style—a style characterized as an electrified “exploration of human limits” by Dance Magazine. His company is known for shattering conventional notions of human strength and endurance, and they make their Northrop debut with a compelling and fast-paced repertory program. Our own U of M student dancers will join the company in the free-spirited Torrent, a work that oscillates joyously between orderly patterns and unrestrained turbulence, while soaring to a remix of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons.

Support provided by the University of Minnesota Dance Program through the Sage Cowles Land Grant Chair

“The coiling fullness of Mr. Brooks’ choreography, brimming with detail, frequently mesmerizes; you wonder how the dancers keep up.” –The New York Times

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