Sunday, November 13, 2022

1 pm

Alice in Winter Wonderland

1:30 pm

Commonweal Theatre Company
208 Parkway Ave N Lanesboro, MN 55949

Call 800-657-7025
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Presented by Commonweal Theatre Company
  • Comedy

Alice is having a horrible holiday. Her parents are busy, her neighbors are mean, and her brother is, like, totally annoying. And she has homework – on Christmas Eve! – a book report on Alice in Wonderland. Disheartened, a drowsy Alice falls down her own rabbit hole and lands in an icy, wonder-less Wonderland. With Siri as her guide, and the help of the Cheshire Cat, the Mad Hatter, and others, she sets off to restore wonder to their wintry world. Perfect for the whole family, this enchanting adventure is sure to warm your heart for the holidays.

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2 pm

Sense and Sensibility

2:00 pm
Runs 165 minutes

Helene Houle Auditorium
530 Lafond Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55103

Presented by Missed the Boat Theatre
  • Drama
  • Comedy

When their wealthy half-brother cheats them of their fortune, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood are left penniless. They are forced to leave the comforts of Norland Park and relocate to chilly Barton Cottage in Devonshire, but when John Willoughby, a handsome stranger, arrives one day with a rain-drenched Marianne in his arms, the sisters are convinced that their fortunes are changed forever. Eminently sensible Elinor pines for quiet, kind-hearted Edward Ferrars, but the impulsive Marianne loses herself in the idea of her hero on horseback, and for a girl who feasts on poetry and music, what else is there to do in Devon but dream of rescue?

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Grand Hotel the Musical

2:00 pm
Runs 150 minutes

Arts Center on 7
18285 Highway 7, Minnetonka, MN 55345

Call 952-401-5898
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Presented by Minnetonka Theatre
  • Musical

Passion with no reservations. It’s 1928 and Berlin is at the center of a razzle-dazzle world between two wars. At the bustling Grand Hotel, a series of eclectic guests including a fading ballerina, a destitute baron, a wannabe-starlet typist, and an ailing bookkeeper collide in a non-stop musical toast to the high life. A lavish score, jazz-hot dancing, and a theatrical storyline, combine to embody the joy and decadence of the roaring 1920s. It’s musical theater heaven!  

November 11, 12, 18, 19 @ 7:30 pm; November 13, 20 @ 2:00 pm

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Tales from the Fiefdom: A Medieval Musical in One Act

2:00 pm
Runs 70 minutes

  • Closing night

The Crane The
The Crane Theater 2303 Kennedy Street Northeast #UNIT 120 Minneapolis, MN 55413

Presented by Gnarly Bard Theater Company
  • Comedy
  • Musical

Middle Ages England is ripe with illness, war and unrest. Luckily, they have their local Apothecary to hear their woes and medicate them.

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Elision Playhouse
6105 North 42nd Avenue, Crystal, MN 55422

$25 - 45
Call 651.321.4024
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Presented by Classical Actors Ensemble
  • Drama

One of the world’s finest masterpieces of drama, Othello is a story of love turned inside-out through manipulation and jealousy.  Passed over for a promotion, ensign Iago undermines his general, the moor Othello, by convincing him his wife’s been unfaithful, leading to a horror of consequences for all.

Directed by Bruce A. Young.

Claire Chenoweth, Tom Conry, Bridget Foy, Ann Frances Gregg, Brandon Herring, Jackson Hoemann, Maddy La Roche, Jamil Lee, Kyle Marks, Joseph Papke, Dan Patton, Connor Rajan, Dominic Rodgers, Jan Rozumalski, and Erik Steen


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Monty Python's SPAMALOT ([email protected])

2:00 pm
Runs 75 minutes

Blue Water Theatre Company
605 Rice St. E. Wayzata, MN 55391

Call 952-855-9147
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Presented by Blue Water Theatre Company
  • Musical
  • Kids

MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT ([email protected])

Book & Lyrics by ERIC IDLE


[email protected]® Edition Adapted by Marc Tumminelli

[email protected]® Edition originally produced at Broadway Workshop in New York City.

Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, this middle school adaptation of MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. The 2005 Broadway production won three Tony® Awards, including Best Musical, and was followed by two successful West End runs. The outrageous, uproarious, and gloriously entertaining story of King Arthur and the Lady of the Lake will delight casts and audiences as they search for the Holy Grail and “always look on the bright side of life.”

Blue Water Theatre Company's production of MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT ([email protected]) is presented through special arrangement with and all authorized performance materials are supplied by Theatrical Rights Worldwide, 1180 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 640, New York, NY 10036.

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Silent Sky

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

Presented by Univeristy of Minnesota Theatre Arts & Dance Departmenr
  • Drama

This period piece about female astronomers explores the tension between the bounded and the boundless, the limited and the limitless, and the known and the unknown.

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6 pm

Love Letters

6:30 pm
Runs 75 minutes

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

$44 - $62
Call 952-934-1525
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Presented by Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
  • Drama

Local beloved celebrities, Nancy Nelson and Don Shelby, have been invited to pair up in a poignant theatre collaboration to present A.R. Gurney’s Pulitzer Prize-nominated work, which ran successfully on Broadway and throughout the country in a timeless piece directed by Chanhassen Resident Artistic Director, Michael Brindisi.  There are ONLY eight performances to enjoy in Chanhassen’s intimate Playhouse Theatre, so seating is limited.

Don and Nancy will play Andrew Makepeace Ladd III and Melissa Gardner, both born to wealth and position, are childhood friends whose lifelong correspondence begins with birthday party thank-you notes and summer camp postcards. Romantically attached, they continue to exchange letters through the boarding school and college years—where Andy goes on to excel at Yale law school, and Melissa flunks out of a series of “good schools.” While Andy is off at war Melissa marries, but her attachment to Andy remains strong and she continues to keep in touch as he marries, becomes a successful attorney, gets involved in politics and, eventually, is elected to the U.S. Senate.  Meanwhile, her marriage in tatters, Melissa dabbles in art and gigolos, drinks more than she should, and becomes estranged from her children.  Eventually she and Andy do become involved in a brief affair, but it is really too late for both of them.  However Andy’s last letter, written to her mother after Melissa’s untimely death, makes it eloquently clear how much they really meant, and gave, to each other over the years—physically apart, perhaps, but spiritually as close as only true lovers can be.

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6:30 pm
Runs 150 minutes

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

$53 - $96
Call 952-934-1525
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Presented by Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
  • Comedy
  • Musical

When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, he is prepared for the inevitable adjustment period at his new high school. But he’s not prepared for the rigorous local edicts, including a ban on dancing instituted by the local preacher, who is determined to exercise control over the town’s youth. When the reverend’s rebellious daughter sets her sights on Ren, her roughneck boyfriend tries to sabotage Ren’s reputation, with many of the locals eager to believe the worst about the new kid. The heartfelt story that emerges pins a father longing for the son he lost against a young man aching for the father who walked out on him.

To the rockin’ rhythm of its Oscar and Tony-nominated Top Forty score, augmented with dynamic new songs, Footloose celebrates the wisdom of listening to young people while guiding them with a warm heart and open mind.

Footloose first burst onto the silver screen in 1984 and proved to be one of the year’s most successful motion pictures. The soundtrack recording reached #1 on the Billboard charts, and went on to sell over 17 million copies worldwide, generating such Top Forty hits as its title song and “Let’s Hear It For The Boy” (both of which received Academy Award nominations), plus “Almost Paradise,” “Holding Out For A Hero,” and “I’m Free (Heaven Helps the Man).” With a screenplay and lyrics by Oscar winner Dean Pitchford, the story focused on young people, much like his previous, and wildly successful movie musical Fame.

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