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Theater: Drama, Play
The Bluest Eye
This adaptaion of Toni Morrison's first novel is by Lydia R. Diamond, a playwright and professor at Boston University's School of Theatre. It's a coming-of-age story about a young black girl in 1940s Ohio. Pecola Breedlove wants nothing more than to be lo...
Guthrie Theater
Minneapolis, MN

Sun 4/30/17 at 1pm and 7:30pm
Tue 5/2/17 - Fri 5/5/17 at 7:30pm
Sat 5/6/17 at 1pm and 7:30pm
Sun 5/7/17 at 1pm and 7pm
Tue 5/9/17 at 7:30pm
Theater: Play, Comedy/Drama
The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence
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 tr...
Park Square Theatre
St. Paul, MN

Sun 4/30/17
Theater: Comedy, Musical
Happy Days: A New Musical
The musical is based on the hit television series "Happy Days" and brings the audience back to the days of 1959 Milwaukee, complete with varsity sweaters, hula hoops and jukebox sock-hoppin’ fun. The book is by Garry Marshall, who directed the first produc...
Lakeshore Players Theatre
White Bear Lake, MN

Sun 4/30/17 at 2pm
Fri 5/5/17 - Sat 5/6/17 at 7:30pm
Sun 5/7/17 at 2pm
Fri 5/12/17 - Sat 5/13/17 at 7:30pm
Sun 5/14/17 at 2pm
Theater: Play
The Great Divide: Plays for a Broken Nation
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 o...
Pillsbury House Theatre
Minneapolis, MN

Sun 4/30/17 at 3pm-4:30pm
Theater: Comedy, Musical
This mash-up of comic book aesthetics, martial arts, and hip hop chronicles the love story of the playwright Qui Nguyen's parents meeting in an Arkansas relocation camp after fleeing Vietnam during the fall of Saigon.
Mixed Blood Theatre
Minneapolis, MN

Sun 4/30/17 at 2pm
Theater: Broadway, Musical
This Tony-winning musical is based on the Gregory Maguire novel, "Wicked: The Life and Times of The Wicked Witch of the West." It takes place in the Land of Oz and tells the story of many of the characters before Dorothy arrived, including "Good Witch of t...
Orpheum Theatre
Minneapolis, MN

Sun 4/30/17 at 1pm and 6:30pm
Tue 5/2/17 - Thu 5/4/17 at 7:30pm
Fri 5/5/17 at 8pm
Sat 5/6/17 at 2pm and 8pm
Sun 5/7/17 at 1pm and 6:30pm
Theater: Drama
Prime Productions: Little Wars
It’s France, 1940. Tensions are high. The booze is flowing. War is coming. Written by Steven Carl McCasland, Little Wars features Lillian Hellman, Dorothy Parker, Gertrude Stein, Agatha Christie, Alice B. Toklas and Muriel Gardiner having the best what-if ...
Mixed Blood Theatre
Minneapolis, MN

Fri 5/5/17
Sat 5/6/17
Sun 5/7/17
Thu 5/11/17
Fri 5/12/17
Theater: Comedy/Drama, Play
Amy's View
Everyone has a different view. Amy’s view is that love conquers all. In 1979 Amy visits her mother, the West End actress Esme Allen, with a big favor to ask and a brash new boyfriend in tow. When the pair meet, Amy will find the views she holds so dear are...
Park Square Theatre
St. Paul, MN

Fri 5/12/17
Sat 5/13/17
Sun 5/14/17
Thu 5/18/17
Fri 5/19/17
Theater: Comedy, Play
Charles Francis Chan Jr.’s Exotic Oriental Murder Mystery
The playwright Lloyd Suh explores the legacy of Charlie Chan, that celebrated movie detective and racial stereotype, in the angry comedy “Charles Francis Chan Jr.’s Exotic Oriental Murder Mystery.”
Guthrie Theater
Minneapolis, MN

Fri 5/12/17 - Sat 5/13/17 at 7:30pm
Sun 5/14/17 at 1pm and 7pm
Wed 5/17/17 - Fri 5/19/17 at 7:30pm
Sat 5/20/17 at 1pm and 7:30pm
Sun 5/21/17 at 7pm
Theater: TV Show Taping, Variety Show
A Prairie Home Companion with Chris Thile
The mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile, who has a very different skill set from that of story-teller Garrison Keiller, steps into the role of regular host of this American radio institution.
Fitzgerald Theater
Saint Paul, MN

Sat 5/13/17 at 4:45pm
Sat 5/20/17 at 4:45pm
Theater: Experimental/Perf. Art
From the Moving Company (core members of the former Theatre de la Jeune Lune), comes "Refugia," an investigation of the lives of those who find themselves navigating life’s margins at the crossroads of transition. Composed of interconnected chapters and co...
Guthrie Theater
Minneapolis, MN

Sat 5/13/17 at 7:30pm
Sun 5/14/17 at 7pm
Tue 5/16/17 - Fri 5/19/17 at 7:30pm
Sat 5/20/17 at 1pm and 7:30pm
Sun 5/21/17 at 1pm and 7pm
Theater: Comedy
Of Sound Mind and Dead Body
The Experts in Mystery Entertainment are now performing live public and private interactive murder mystery dinner shows in Minneapolis and surrounding areas throughout Minnesota. Join us for a night of intrigue, deception, and delicious food in this comedi...
The Old Spaghetti Factory
Minneapolis, MN

Fri 5/26/17 at 7pm-9pm
Theater: Musical
RENT: The 20th Anniversary Tour
In 1996, an original rock musical by little-known composer Jonathan Larson opened on Broadway, and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibra...
Orpheum Theatre
Minneapolis, MN

Tue 6/6/17 - Thu 6/8/17 at 7:30pm
Fri 6/9/17 at 8pm
Sat 6/10/17 at 2pm and 8pm
Sun 6/11/17 at 1pm and 6:30pm
Theater: Mystery/Thriller, Play
Might As Well Be Dead: A Nero Wolfe Mystery
Eleven years ago, wealthy Nebraska businessman James Herrold unjustly threw his only son, Paul, out of the family business. Now he wants Nero Wolfe to find Paul so he can make amends. But what if the young man doesn’t want to be found? And what if he’s the...
Park Square Theatre
St. Paul, MN

Fri 6/16/17
Sat 6/17/17
Sun 6/18/17
Wed 6/21/17
Thu 6/22/17
Theater: Play, Drama
Idiot's Delight
Winner of the 1936 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Idiot’s Delight is a romantic commentary on greed, idealism, love, and the grim realities of war. An eccentric assortment of characters are stranded together in a European mountaintop resort at the outbreak of w...
Park Square Theatre
St. Paul, MN

Thu 6/29/17
Fri 6/30/17
Sat 7/1/17
Sun 7/2/17
Thu 7/6/17

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