Runs 90 minutes
Open Eye Figure Theatre
506 E 24TH STREET MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55404 (612) 874-6338 [email protected]
$28 - $65
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Presented by Chronofon and Open Eye Figure Theatre
FEATURING THE MUSIC OF KURT WEILL, BERTOLT BRECHT, AND THEIR LITTLE-KNOWN CO-WRITER, ELISABETH HAUPTMANN.
Created by Dan Chouinard, Diana Grasselli, Bradley Greenwald, and Prudence Johnson The team who created last season's box office smash DEAR LENNY: Bernstein's Life in Songs & Letters return this summer!
WHEN THE SHARK BITES: Hauptmann & Brecht, Lenya & Weill is a theatrical concert of the music of Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht, their largely uncredited co-writer, Elisabeth Hauptmann and Kurt Weill's wife and celebrated performer, Lotte Lenya.
Exploring the collaboration between these hugely influential artists of the Berlin theater during the Weimar Republic the brief democratic, interwar period just before the Nazis gained power.
WHEN THE SHARK BITES will feature songs from Threepenny Opera, Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny and Happy End.
Audiences will come for the music and leave with a deeper understanding of what compelled these artists to change theater, music and modern culture forever.
2951 Lyndale Ave S Minneapolis, MN 55408
$37 - $47
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Presented by Jungle Theater
JULY 20 - AUGUST 18, 2019
Tuesday – Saturday 7:30 p.m.
Sunday 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
by Josh Tobiessen
directed by Sarah Rasmussen
Two adorable kids? Check. One stay-at-home dad? Check. One felonious Meemaw? Check. This season reunites the much-loved writer/director team from our 2017 hit Lone Star Spirits, Josh Tobiessen and Sarah Rasmussen. Joining them is local favorite Sally Wingert, returning to the Jungle after almost 15 years. This exceptional creative team will brilliantly capture the humanity of parenting and the complexity of life’s balances.