Category Archives: Past Event

Gratitude before the Gravy Improv Gathering

Date: Tues, November 19, 2019 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Tickets: Pay What You Wish (at the door)
Ages: Ages 18+
Registration: Email Jim Robinson to register

Gratitude before the Gravy Improv Gathering
an introductory improv event with Jim Robinson (Photo: Linda Peterson, U of M)

Gear up for the holidays with this fun, stress-free introductory improv event. Bask in light and laughter with other curious, like-minded souls! Improvisation is about embracing the gifts in each moment. What better way to practice giving thanks? Join us! All are welcome!

Jim Robinson has dual careers in psychology and improvisation. He is a veteran of the Brave New Workshop and of the St. Kate’s/St. Thomas psychology departments. Jim recently taught his course “Improvisation and Mental Health” as a Fulbright Specialist in Pakistan.


UPCOMING EVENTS

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.

The Stuffed Animal HALLOWEEN Show

Date: [Sorry, this show has been cancelled]. Sun, Oct 13, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
Run Time: 45 minutes
Age Requirement: Ages 3+
Tickets: $7 (stuffed animals get in for free)


The Stuffed Animal HALLOWEEN Show

The stuffed animals, with the help of the kids, have fun on Halloween! Kids are invited to wear costumes and bring their stuffed animals in costumes too! Stuffed animals go Trick-or Treating, enjoy a hay ride and find a mystery haunted house!!

Hosted by Leslye Orr, The Stuffed Animal Show is an interactive theater experience for children ages 3+ and their stuffed animals. Kids bring their own plushy, or get one from our grab bag, and join Zip the chipmunk and his friends. Leslye Orr animates the whole gang with wacky sounds and voices while also sharing creative ideas for imaginative play. A tiny-sized tea party for all stuffed animals follows each performance.