February 3-February 19, 2017
In this Edward Albee classic, George and Martha are a middle aged married couple, whose charged relationship is defined by vitriolic verbal battles, which underlies what seems like an emotional dependence upon each other. This verbal abuse is fueled by an excessive consumption of alcohol. George being an associate History professor in a New Carthage university where Martha’s father is the President adds ...More
January 21, 2017
In a mesmerizing hybrid of cinema and live stage show, Manual Cinema uses the medium of shadow puppetry to create poignant and surreal stories.
February 3-February 12, 2017
Based on one of Roald Dahl’s most poignantly quirky stories this is a brand new musical on this "masterpeach" of a tale. Featuring a wickedly tuneful score of ...More
February 3-February 12, 2017
BCT presents it’s second youth production featuring local kids ages 8-13.
Adapted for young performers, and with a score by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe (Mary ...More
February 10-February 18, 2017
Musical based on the play The Importance of Being Earnest, by Oscar Wilde.
February 24-February 25, 2017
Celebrating its 15th year, the LEAF Night of the Stars Variety Show is a fundraiser for the K-12 activities programs of district 742. An amazing evening showcasing the outstanding ...More
February 23-February 28, 2017
directed by Sean Dooley
March 11, 2017
Someone truly different and unique is coming to the Paramount! Who? One of the world’s most famous mentalists and illusionists, Craig Karges! His performances have become a ...More
|Play Reading Group|
Calling all theater lovers and thespians! Forget the pressure of auditions, curtain calls, and performances--in this fun, informal play-reading group, we'll read classic plays simply for our own entertainment. One full play will be covered during two sessions. When Shaw saw "The Importance of Being Earnest," in 1895, he decided to show Oscar Wilde how to really write comedy. The result, in 1897, was "You Never Can Tell," loaded with dazzling wit and pointed jabs at turn...
|Whitney Senior Center||01/11/17-|
| The BFG - Big Friendly Giant|
Roald Dahl's book comes to life featuring creative stagecraft, music and a 24 foot BFG 'big friendly giant' puppet who visits in the night to spread good dreams and a little orphan called Sophie. They team up with the Queen of England to save the children from enormous giants like Fleshlumpeater and Gizzardgulper. Where will your dreams take you?
This 1 hour play is most enjoyed by all ages.
|Great River Educational Arts Theatre||03/11/17||Collegeville|
|The Acrobats of Cirquetacular|
A one-hour, one-act spectacle for the whole family!
|Paramount Center for the Arts||03/12/17||Saint Cloud|
Prepare ye for the timeless tale of friendship, loyalty and love based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew as St. John’s Prep School presents its annual Spring musical.
Godspell was the very first major musical theatre offering from 3-time Grammy and Academy Award winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked,Pippin, Children Of Eden), and it took the world by storm. Led by the international hit, “Day By Day,” Godspell features a parade of beloved songs including “Prepare...
|Paramount Center for the Arts||03/23/17-|
|Stop Kiss by Diana Son|
directed by Kaarin Johnston
|College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University Theater Department||03/30/17-|
| Chitty Chitty Bang Bang|
Buckle in for a fantastic musical adventure with an out-of-this-world car that flies through the air featuring an unforgettable score by the Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins). Little known fact, Roald Dahl adapted the book into the film version! Filled with amazing stage spectacle and a flying, yes flying, car this is ultimately a feel-good story about the power of family and the bonds created to overcome any obstacle.
Most enjoyed by all ages
|Great River Educational Arts Theatre||03/31/17-|
“… a complex and humane study of parental guilt, regret and responsibility and what it really means to be a father or son.” The Guardian
|CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series||04/19/17-|
|Tony N' Tina's Wedding|
Dinner Theatre at the Regency!
|Paramount Center for the Arts||04/27/17-|
|Ole plays Nursemaid…Dial 911!|
Bad news has come to Potsdam! Lena’s cousin Mildred is having surgery! Lena, seeing an opportunity to take a break from Ole, has volunteered to head up to Mildred’s Parade-of-Homes type home to care for her until she’s back on her feet. Or until she tires of the country club life.
|Paramount Center for the Arts||07/18/17||Saint Cloud|