Thursday, August 5, 2021

9 am

Down On The Farm: A Lift-the-Flap Adventure ~ Theatre for the Very Young

9:00 am
Runs 40 minutes

Stages Theatre Company
1111 Mainstreet Hopkins, MN 55343

$12
Call 952-979-1111
Buy tickets online

Presented by Stages Theatre Company
  • Kids
  • Storytelling

Down On The Farm: A Lift-the-Flap Outdoor Adventure ~ Theatre for the Very Young

Aug. 4-22, 2021 • Ages 0-5

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Look under the flap and see inside the farm.

WORLD PREMIERE!

 

An interactive creation by Stages Theatre Company

 

An immersive, theatrical experience based on the concept of lift-the-flap picture books that is sure to delight our youngest audiences. Is that a cow under there? Or a chicken? Maybe this time it’s a pig or a barn full of hay. Journey DOWN ON THE FARM as we discover and explore inside and under the flap in this imaginative adventure..

RUN TIME: Approximately 45 MINUTES with no intermission. Check back closer to opening day.

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10 am

Down On The Farm: A Lift-the-Flap Adventure ~ Theatre for the Very Young

10:30 am
Runs 40 minutes

Stages Theatre Company
1111 Mainstreet Hopkins, MN 55343

$12
Call 952-979-1111
Buy tickets online

Presented by Stages Theatre Company
  • Kids
  • Storytelling

Down On The Farm: A Lift-the-Flap Outdoor Adventure ~ Theatre for the Very Young

Aug. 4-22, 2021 • Ages 0-5

ALL TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

BUY TICKETS

Look under the flap and see inside the farm.

WORLD PREMIERE!

 

An interactive creation by Stages Theatre Company

 

An immersive, theatrical experience based on the concept of lift-the-flap picture books that is sure to delight our youngest audiences. Is that a cow under there? Or a chicken? Maybe this time it’s a pig or a barn full of hay. Journey DOWN ON THE FARM as we discover and explore inside and under the flap in this imaginative adventure..

RUN TIME: Approximately 45 MINUTES with no intermission. Check back closer to opening day.

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12 pm

Down On The Farm: A Lift-the-Flap Adventure ~ Theatre for the Very Young

12:30 pm
Runs 40 minutes

Stages Theatre Company
1111 Mainstreet Hopkins, MN 55343

$12
Call 952-979-1111
Buy tickets online

Presented by Stages Theatre Company
  • Kids
  • Storytelling

Down On The Farm: A Lift-the-Flap Outdoor Adventure ~ Theatre for the Very Young

Aug. 4-22, 2021 • Ages 0-5

ALL TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

BUY TICKETS

Look under the flap and see inside the farm.

WORLD PREMIERE!

 

An interactive creation by Stages Theatre Company

 

An immersive, theatrical experience based on the concept of lift-the-flap picture books that is sure to delight our youngest audiences. Is that a cow under there? Or a chicken? Maybe this time it’s a pig or a barn full of hay. Journey DOWN ON THE FARM as we discover and explore inside and under the flap in this imaginative adventure..

RUN TIME: Approximately 45 MINUTES with no intermission. Check back closer to opening day.

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7 pm

The Convent of Pleasure

7:00 pm
Runs 90 minutes

  • Opening night

Wood Lake Nature Center Amphitheater
6710 Lake Shore Drive South Richfield, MN 55423

$10 with a $3 reservation fee and $5 Fringe button
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Presented by Theatre Pro Rata
  • Comedy

Lady Happy, a wealthy heiress, rejects societal pressure to take a husband by building a cloistered utopia for unmarried women. The ladies are quite pleased to live free from the threat of marriage. The lords are quite perturbed to be kept out of the fun. And poor Madam Mediator has her hands full trying to keep the estate solvent. Will Lady Happy’s “principles of pleasure” be able to withstand the scrutiny of Princess Principle or the rising cost of flowers? 

Whoever said money can’t buy happiness, didn’t have enough money to try. 

This is a rollicking new adaptation by Heather Meyer, creator of Women’s History Month: The Historical Comedybration (with fabulous prizes) and numerous past Fringe shows. The original 1668 play was written by “Mad Madge” aka Margaret Cavendish, the Duchess of Newcastle (or as she called herself: “the thrice noble, illustrious, and excellent princess, the duchess of Newcastle, Margaret Cavendish”), gets a 21st century facelift for a frothy, face-paced, feminist romp.

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AQUELARRES

7:30 pm
Runs 120 minutes

  • Opening night

Outdoor Sanctuary at Edgcumbe Presbyterian Church
2149 Edgcumbe Rd St Paul, MN 55116

Presented by The Birth Play Project
  • Drama
  • Experimental

The Birth Play Project presents the world premiere of Joel F. Wilshire's AQUELARRES: after the works of Francisco de Goya y Lucientes in the outdoor sanctuary of Edgcumbe Presbyterian Church. 

AQUELARRES (in Spanish: "witch's sabbath") is a political fantasy set during the Spanish Inquisition, and it follows a possible saint, a pair of nuns, and a coven of witches who unwittingly collaborate to overthrow their local government. The play is performed in both English and Spanish, features puppetry, and is a birth story of cosmic proportions - join the Aquelarre. 

Seating is general admission and available either in provided chairs or "groundling" style (on the grass, bring your own picnic blanket). 

AQUELARRES is written by Joel F. Wilshire, directed by Madeline Wall, and produced by Wilshire, Wall, Emma Lai, and Patrick Brien. The production is stage managed by Rebecca Wickert and features design work by Rachel Brees, Robert McGrady, and Soap Curtis. The cast includes Seth Campbell, Mel Fellows, Frankie Goodman, Olivia Kemp, Katelyn McLane, Anya Naylor, Antonia Perez, Dariana Pèrez, and Tia Tanzer. 

Poster design by Kezia Florence Germ. 

FAQs: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1XFbYVZIOvcAnKoPu9zts7i_xFYqkRBoTi2FA...

Follow the production at @birthplayproject on Instagram and use the hashtag #JoinTheAquelarre. 

 

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Channel

7:30 pm
Runs 45 minutes

  • Opening night

The Crane Theater
2303 Kennedy St NE UNIT 120, Minneapolis, MN 55413

$13 + Fringe Button
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Presented by Dogwatch Productions
  • Drama

A dark theatre. A lighting designer is working late. Alone...or is she? An immersive ghost story that examines who we are alone in the dark.

Featuring Elizabeth Efteland with additional voice talent provided by Brighid Burkhalter, Kari Steinbach, Steve Rausch, Emilia Netterlund, and Teddy Netterlund. Directed by Larisa Netterlund with Technical Direction and Design by Shannon Elliott

Presented live, in person as a part of the Minnesota Fringe Festival. Tickets must be purchased one day in advance.

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Dancing Lessons

7:30 pm
Runs 85 minutes

Commonweal Theatre Company
208 Parkway Ave N Lanesboro, MN

$15 - $35
Call 8006577025
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Presented by Commonweal Theatre Company
  • Drama

Senga is a brilliant dancer whose world crumbles after a life-changing accident.  Ever is a brilliant college professor with Asperger's.  Their worlds intertwine when he appears at her door with a bizarre proposition - he will pay her an outrageous sum if she will teach him a few dance moves for an upcoming banquet.  Their sudden physical closeness collides with their emotional distance, unleashing a torrent of feelings in this tender, unpredictable romance.

Content Advisory: Dancing Lessons contains adult language and mature themes.

*Due to Covid-19, seating capacity is limited.
*Virtual performances are available on Saturday nights.
*Visit our website for more information.

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8 pm

Pippin

8:00 pm
Runs 140 minutes

Performing Institute of Minnesota
7255 Flying Cloud Drive, Eden Prairie, MN

Presented by Emerging Professionals Ensemble
  • Musical

The Emerging Professionals Ensemble presents this Stephan Schwartz classic in an outdoor setting at the Performing Institute of Minnesota in Eden Prairie. Pippin as you've never seen it before - come celebrate that Morning Glow. 

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The Gray and the Gold

8:30 pm
Runs 60 minutes

  • Opening night

Minnesota Fringe Festival Website
https://www.minnesotafringe.org/2021-show-information/the-gray-and-the-gold

Tickets are $10 + $5 Festival button. Multi-show passes available. NOTA BENE: TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED THE DAY BEFORE THE PERFORMANCE
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Presented by Maximum Verbosity
  • Drama
  • Storytelling

"Hearken to my speech, boy -- all Golden-Folk be as we ere long. Once we shone brightly, gliding through the leaves of the forest and the brush of the desert, plain to eye only a flurry of green and gold, green and gold. One day now and one day soon, we all fade to gray."

A gray-man, skin dirt-gray, sets out into the desert to find a golden maiden, stopping for long palavers with a pale man along his way. Tale of some colorful folk, say I, with tongues of gold, whatever their skins may be.

Discover a darkly fantastic world in this story by horror author phillip andrew bennett low, with an original soundtrack by J Roth of Walking Boxes Productions!

WARNING: contains gunshots and graphic descriptions of violence, as well as some implication of sexual assault.

PRAISE FOR PHILLIP ANDREW BENNETT LOW

“...low has a hell of an ear for language. Those are some downright beautiful sentences...the guy gives good aural.”
- Glen Weldon, WASHINGTON CITY PAPER

“...dark and passionate...thought-provoking theater...”
- Daniel Gerzina, TIME OUT CHICAGO

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