Category Archives: Theater

Uh, Oh, Here Comes Christmas

Dates: Dec 6-14, 2019
Tickets: $15 ($12 student/senior)
Age Recommendation: Ages 7+
Duration: 2 hrs. 15 minutes, including one intermission.

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Applause Community Theatre presents
Uh, Oh, Here Comes Christmas

Fri, Dec 6 at 7:00 p.m.
Sat, Dec 7 at 7:00 p.m.
Sun, Dec 8 at 1:00 p.m.
Thu, Dec 12 at 7:00 p.m.
Fri, Dec 13 at 7:00 p.m.
Sat, Dec 14 at 7:00 p.m.

Based on the books by Robert Fulghum. Adapted by Ernest Zulia and David Caldwell. Music and lyrics by David Caldwell. Directed by Gary Davis.

Holiday stories from the international best-selling author of “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten” have been crafted into an engaging evening of storytelling and song. This charming show takes a funny, heartwarming and often poignant look at the struggle to find the spirit of the holidays amid the avalanche of commercialism, stress and chaos that crashes down every December.

Presented with permission from Dramatic Publishing.


UPCOMING EVENTS

A Directors’ Showcase presented by Full Circle Theater Company

Dates: Sat-Sun, Nov 23-24, 2019 (Sat at 7:30 p.m. & Sun at 2:00 p.m.)
Tickets: Free admission. Donations accepted at the door.
Ages: Recommended for ages 12+.
Duration: 45 minutes. No intermission.

A Director’s Showcase
presented by Full Circle Theater Company
Well-known theater artists Sara Ochs and Lara Trujillo direct selected scenes from King of the Yees by Lauren Yee and Atacama by Augusto Amador.

Sat, Nov 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Sun, Nov 24 at 2:00 p.m.

Full Circle Theater Company‘s mission is to produce heartfelt, groundbreaking theater that artfully addresses issues of diversity and social justice for 21st-century audiences.

https://www.fullcircletheatermn.org/

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf

Dates: Nov 8-17, 2019 (full schedule below)
Tickets: Pay What You Can ($15-$20) – online or at the door, no extra fees
Run Time: 3 hours, including intermission
Age Recommendation: Ages 16+

Fri, Nov 8 at 7:00 p.m.
Sat, Nov 9 at 7:00 p.m.
Sun, Nov 10 at 2:00 p.m.
Mon, Nov 11 at 7:00 p.m.

Fri, Nov 15 at 7:00 p.m.
Sat, Nov 16 at 7:00 p.m.
Sun, Nov 17 at 2:00 p.m.

Oxford Comma Theater Cooperative
presents
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf
by Edward Albee

The Oxford Comma Theater Cooperative takes on Edward Albee’s unforgettable classic, ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf.’

‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf,’ tells the story of the volatile marriage of George and Martha, a middle-aged couple, who invite a young married couple, Nick and Honey, to have a drink with them after a long night at a party. As the night unfolds, the group descends into mind games, cruel jokes, and seductions. As the clock strikes on, the secrets which held each couple together begin to unravel.

Featuring the talents of Gary David Keast, Katherine Kupiecki, Aaron LaPacz, and Kali McMillan.

 

 


UPCOMING EVENTS

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Dates: Sat-Sun, Nov 2-3, 2019
Tickets: $20 ($10 for children ages 10 and under)
Ages: All ages
Duration: 1 hr. approx.

Sat, Nov 2 at 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm
Sun, Nov 3 at 2:00 pm

M-SHE Productions presents
The Nightmare Before Christmas

Adventure along with M-SHE Productions and their dancing Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town, as he attempts to spread the joy of Christmas, but creates a nightmare for good little boys and girls instead! With the display of the iconic movie, M-SHE Productions hopes to delight audiences with their movement and pay tribute to one of their favorite Tim Burton movies.

M-SHE Productions is the creation of the husband and wife duo, Maggie Hoadley-Edwards-Culp and Parker Culp.   With the eye and soul for all things artistic, M-SHE Productions, provides choreography, instruction, direction, music mixes, recording studio needs, and performers for dance, music, and photography. Learn more…


UPCOMING EVENTS

motherlanded

Theaterwalla

Dates: Oct 17-27, 2019 (see full schedule below)
Tickets: Pay What You Can, $10-$20
Age Recommendation: Recommended for ages 8+.
The play touches upon themes of race, trauma and sex.
Patron discretion advised.
Duration: 60 mins. No intermission.

SOLD OUT: Tickets to all remaining performances are sold out.

Fri, Oct 25 at 7:30pm,
Sat, Oct 26 at 2:00pm
Sat, Oct 26 at 7:30pm
Sun, Oct 27 at 2:00pm

motherlanded
Written, performed and produced by Julia Gay
Sound design and score composition by Eric M. C. Gonzalez
Lighting design by Mike Wangen
Presented as a part of Dreamland Arts’ Theaterwalla program

Adopted from China in 1996 and raised by a single mother, Julia Gay grew up shaped by an interconnected web of maternal guidance, love and loss. Through poetry, memoir and movement, she honors the women in her life. Join Julia as she journeys from China to the US and, at last, rediscovers her motherland.

Thu, Oct 17 at 7:30p (Preview)
Fri, Oct 18 at 7:30p (Opening)
Sat, Oct 19 at 2:00p
Sat, Oct 19 at 7:30p (ASL)
Sun, Oct 20 at 2:00p*

Fri, Oct 25 at 7:30p*
Sat, Oct 26 at 2:00p
Sat, Oct 26 at 7:30p
Sun, Oct 27 at 2:00p (Closing)

*A brief post-show discussion will follow the performance.

motherlanded premiered at Pangea World Theater in May 2016 as part of their Lake Street Arts! Emerging Artist Showcase, with the support of Director/Dramaturg Sun Mee Chomet and Mentor/Advisor Harry Waters Jr. Julia is honored to be remounting her show as a part of Dreamland Arts’ Theaterwalla program, a pilot program that supports the art of solo theater by writer/performers who create their own work.

Julia Gay is an actor, dancer, playwright, stand-up comedian and teaching artist. She completed her BA at Macalester College, studying American studies, urban studies, and theatre. Julia was the recipient of the Playwrights’ Center’s (PWC) 2017-18 Many Voices Mentorship and is currently a PWC Affiliated Writer. This is her fourth season with St. Paul-based professional dance company, Ananya Dance Theatre (ADT), training, performing, and touring in the contemporary Indian dance form of Yorchha. As an actor, Julia has worked with the CornerHouse, Guthrie Theater, Mixed Blood Theater, Pangea World Theater, Penumbra Theatre, Pillsbury House + Theatre, the Playwrights’ Center, and Transatlantic Love Affair, among others. Learn more at www.juliagay.com.