Saturday, September 1, 2018

1 pm

Disney's Newsies

1:00 pm
Runs 150 minutes

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
501 West 78th Street, Chanhassen, Minnesota

$51 - $91
Call 952-934-1525
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Presented by Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
  • Musical

Inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City, Jack Kelly and his friends live day-by-day selling newspapers for pennies. When a publishing giant raises the price the Newsies pay - the Newsies declare a strike against all the publishing giants. Through courage, determination, and friendship the Newsies are ready to take a stand and seize the day!

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2 pm

Dr. Falstaff and the Working Wives of Lake County: A Picnic Operetta

2:00 pm
Runs 90 minutes

Various MN locations

$15
Call 1-800-838-3006
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Presented by Mixed Precipitation
  • Comedy
  • Musical

A new adaptation of Otto Nicolai’s German opera, The Merry Wives of Windsor, with a bit of Minnesota history and the music of Bruce Springsteen!

Celebrating its 10th season, Mixed Precipitation brings an edible opera adventure to parks, farms, and gardens throughout MN in August and September!

On the shores of Lake Superior, the company town is in trouble. The taconite plant has gone bust and jobs are leaving town fast. Meanwhile, the sleazy Doctor Falstaff has washed up on shore. He’s looking to sell a boat, eat some herring, and seduce some married women. Luckily, a trio of tough working gals has teamed up to chase the rat out of town. These working wives (a nurse, a park ranger, and a librarian) show the men in town who’s the Boss.

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7 pm

'Night, Mother

7:30 pm
Runs 90 minutes

Grain Belt Warehouse
77 13th Ave. NE Minneapolis, MN 55413 Studio 202

$15 - $39
Call 612-401-4506
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Presented by Dark & Stormy Productions
  • Drama

Sally Wingert and Sara Marsh star in this gripping, timely revival: a 90-minute, push-pull conversation in real time between a mother and daughter at opposite ends of an emotional chasm, struggling to find a bridge that can connect them, with a life-and-death decision hanging in the balance. 

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Dracula: Prince of Blood at the Commonweal Theatre

Dracula: Prince of Blood

7:30 pm
Runs 120 minutes

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

$15-$35
Call 800-657-7025
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Presented by Commonweal Theatre Company
  • Drama

When the Lord of the Vampires departs Transylvania for the bustling life of Victorian London, a small circle of friends is the only line of defense against his hideous thirst. Will any of them live to see the light of day? Adapted from the Bram Stoker novel by Commonweal’s own master of horror, Scott Dixon, and directed by Twin Cities Ivey Award-winner Craig Johnson, Dracula: Prince of Blood takes a fresh look at the seductive fiend who has lurked in the shadows for more than a century.

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8 pm

Ferris Mueller's Day Off

8:00 pm
Runs 105 minutes

Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre
824 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis MN 55403

$20-$30
Call 6123326620
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Presented by Brave New Workshop
  • Comedy
  • Improv

With all the craziness going on in the world, wouldn’t you like a day off, too? Play hooky with us at our hilarious new sketch comedy revue, as we continue our 60th anniversary season with trademark BNW political satire!

After all - life moves pretty fast.

If you don't stop and laugh once in a while, you could miss it.

"Ferris Mueller's Day Off" features all-star performers Lauren Anderson, Denzel Belin, Ryan Nelson, Tom Reed, and Taj Ruler; with musical direction by Jon Pumper and technical direction by Matthew Vichlach. Directed by Caleb McEwen.

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Disney's Newsies

8:00 pm
Runs 150 minutes

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
501 West 78th Street, Chanhassen, Minnesota

$51 - $91
Call 952-934-1525
Buy tickets online

Presented by Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
  • Musical

Inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City, Jack Kelly and his friends live day-by-day selling newspapers for pennies. When a publishing giant raises the price the Newsies pay - the Newsies declare a strike against all the publishing giants. Through courage, determination, and friendship the Newsies are ready to take a stand and seize the day!

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10 pm

BEST IN SHOW: A Drinking Game-Minnesota

10:30 pm
Runs 120 minutes

Phoenix Theater
2605 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55408

Comp-$15
Call (612) 377-2285
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Presented by Shadow Horse Theatre LLC
  • Comedy

Some pets deserve more respect than others...and some make you want to drink. Get your Busy Bee ready, because after our break for Minnesota Fringe, its time for BEST IN SHOW: A Drinking Game - Minnesota!

Come join some of the Twin Cities finest actors & comedians as we perform a LIVE stage reading of this new mockumentary classic for everyone who loves dogs and the people who love them. With props, costumes, music, dance and fight choreography and, of course DRINKING!

In this hilarious improvised mockumentary from Christopher Guest (SPINAL TAP, WAITING FOR GUFFMAN) we follow multiple dog owners and handlers as they travel to the prestigious Mayflower Kennel Club Dog Show. A film crew interviews them as they prepare for the trip, travel to The Taft Hotel, and compete. We have The Flecks; Cookie and Gerry and their beloved Winky...and Cookies baggage, obnoxious yuppie couple Meg and Hamilton Swan with the stressed out Beatrice, aspiring ventriloquist and fishing store owner Harlan and his bloodhound Hubert, trophy wife Sherri Ann with the help of her very close friend, trainer Christy Cummings and their two-time winning poodle Rhapsody in White, and campy couple Scott Donlan and Stefan Vanderhoof with their Shih Tzu, Miss Agnes--destined for stardom. Who will win Best in Show?! 

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