Half-Price Deals

Katha Dance Theatre: "The Hungry Stones"

at The Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts, Minneapolis
OFFER DATES:
Fri, November 16
Sat, November 17
Sun, November 18
FULL PRICE: $28
OFFER PRICE: $14

Retelling epic legends through everything from dance and rhythm to music and mime, the ancient North Indian troupes called Kathakars traveled the countryside to entertain and tell stories. Now choreog... [more+]

Retelling epic legends through everything from dance and rhythm to music and mime, the ancient North Indian troupes called Kathakars traveled the countryside to entertain and tell stories. Now choreographer Rita Mustaphi and the artists of Katha Dance Theatre do the same with their award-winning 1994 dance-drama, "The Hungry Stones", reconstructed with new choreography and set design. Set in the form of fantastic reality, the story reflects the author's notion of indestructibility of our past and how ancient stones remain alive as a witness to history. See this engaging performance at the Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts in Minneapolis. [less-]

Fast-Paced Comedy: "All the Great Books (abridged)"

at The Cabaret @ Camp, St. Paul
OFFER DATES:
Fri, November 16
Sun, November 18
Fri, November 23
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Fri, November 16
Sun, November 18
Fri, November 23
Sat, November 24
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FULL PRICE: $25 - $30
OFFER PRICE: $15 - $25

From the playwrights that brought you "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)" comes the hilarious and wild "All the Great Books (abridged)". Join the professor, coach and student teache... [more+]

From the playwrights that brought you "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)" comes the hilarious and wild "All the Great Books (abridged)". Join the professor, coach and student teacher Molly as they attempt to get you through your English requirement hours before graduation and on the fast track to your diploma. This topsy-turvy and fast-paced comedy attempts to cover 89 of the best-known pieces of literature in one unforgettable evening. Filled with quick wit, crazy twists and literary jokes that are not limited to just the English majors. Featuring the talents of Laini Devin, Shana Eisenberg and Mitchel Vosejpka, "All the Great Books (abridged)" will have you laughing in the aisles of The Cabaret @ Camp in St. Paul. [less-]

"Present": T. Mychael Rambo's 1-Man Show

at Illusion Theater, Minneapolis
OFFER DATES:
Fri, November 16
Sat, November 17
FULL PRICE: $40
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $20

Twin Cities singer/actor T. Mychael Rambo has overcome a lot in his life: homelessness, addiction, personal loss, and a violent attack at gunpoint just this past summer. Never one to back down in the ... [more+]

Twin Cities singer/actor T. Mychael Rambo has overcome a lot in his life: homelessness, addiction, personal loss, and a violent attack at gunpoint just this past summer. Never one to back down in the face of adversity, he now brings his new solo musical to the stage and it’s full of positivity. In "Present", Rambo explores how he’s been present in his life with music, and how his songs and stories are a present he gives to audiences and loved ones. Give yourself the gift of a seat to see "Present" at Illusion Theater in Minneapolis. [less-]

Searching for Mom, Noel Finds Meaning of Christmas

at Ames Center - Proscenium Main Stage Hall, Burnsville
OFFER DATES:
Sat, November 17
Sat, November 17
Sun, November 18
FULL PRICE: $33 - $43
OFFER PRICE: $18 - $23

It's a hectic holiday season for young Noel: She's landed a starring role in her school's Christmas pageant, but as she tries to prepare for her big day on stage her mother goes missing! Noel sets out... [more+]

It's a hectic holiday season for young Noel: She's landed a starring role in her school's Christmas pageant, but as she tries to prepare for her big day on stage her mother goes missing! Noel sets out into the city to try and track her mother down and makes some unexpected friends along the way. Chief among them is Nick, a cynical homeless man who believes the world has forgotten the true meaning of Christmas. As he helps Noel find her mother, the girl's bright innocence and unwavering faith inspire him to find new hope for himself and the world. [less-]

The Church Basement Ladies in "You Smell Barn"

at Ames Center - Black Box Theatre, Burnsville
OFFER DATES:
Sat, November 17
Wed, November 21
Thu, November 29
+ 4 more dates
Sat, November 17
Wed, November 21
Thu, November 29
Sat, December 01
Thu, December 06
Sat, December 08
Thu, December 13
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FULL PRICE: $32 - $42
OFFER PRICE: $20

With plenty of crazy antics, loads of fresh laughs and spanking new original songs, "You Smell Barn" celebrates rural life in the 1950s. And, at the center of it all, are your favorite Church Basement... [more+]

With plenty of crazy antics, loads of fresh laughs and spanking new original songs, "You Smell Barn" celebrates rural life in the 1950s. And, at the center of it all, are your favorite Church Basement Ladies. In between picking eggs, milking cows, and dusting knickknacks, these steadfast, sturdy women congregate with some of the other lovable folks who inhabit their rural community. Whether you've seen several versions, or are new to the world of the basement, the seventh installment of the Church Basement Ladies series is a musical treat for all. Find out what kind of fun is cropping up in Fish County when the ladies take over the Black Box Theatre in Burnsville's Ames Center. [less-]

"The Clean House"

at The Gremlin Theatre, Saint Paul
OFFER DATES:
Sun, November 18
FULL PRICE: $22
OFFER PRICE: $11

A cleaner who hates to clean, a doctor whose husband is struck down by love for a patient, and the quest for the perfect joke. Sarah Ruhl is a winner of the MacArthur Foundation Genius grant. Her play... [more+]

A cleaner who hates to clean, a doctor whose husband is struck down by love for a patient, and the quest for the perfect joke. Sarah Ruhl is a winner of the MacArthur Foundation Genius grant. Her plays include "Eurydice" and "In the Next Room, or The Vibrator Play." [less-]

New Play "The 4 Seasons"

at The Lab Theater, Minneapolis
OFFER DATES:
Sun, November 18
Sat, November 24
Sun, November 25
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Sun, November 18
Sat, November 24
Sun, November 25
Sun, December 02
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FULL PRICE: $32
OFFER PRICE: $16

The Moving Company (formerly Theatre de la Jeune Lune, winner of the 2005 Tony Award for Regional Theater) returns to the Lab this fall with the premiere of their work, "The 4 Seasons". The Moving Com... [more+]

The Moving Company (formerly Theatre de la Jeune Lune, winner of the 2005 Tony Award for Regional Theater) returns to the Lab this fall with the premiere of their work, "The 4 Seasons". The Moving Company is devoted to creating new and imaginative theater that is grounded in the present, rooted in its creators' shared past and always questioning the possible. You won't want to miss "The 4 Seasons" (Vivaldi's classical music, a luxurious hotel? Come and find out). [less-]

Improv Showcase "Angels We Have Heard Are High"

at Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre, Minneapolis
OFFER DATES:
Fri, November 23
Thu, November 29
Fri, November 30
+ 17 more dates
Fri, November 23
Thu, November 29
Fri, November 30
Wed, December 05
Thu, December 06
Fri, December 07
Sun, December 09
Tue, December 11
Wed, December 12
Fri, December 14
Mon, December 17
Tue, December 18
Wed, December 19
Fri, December 21
Wed, December 26
Fri, December 28
Thu, January 03
Thu, January 10
Thu, January 17
Thu, January 24
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FULL PRICE: $35 - $39
OFFER PRICE: $17.50 - $19.50

Join the hilarious comics at Brave New Workshop as they round out the group's 60th anniversary season with trademark holiday hilarity! "Angels We Have Heard Are High (O Holy Crap!)" features all-star ... [more+]

Join the hilarious comics at Brave New Workshop as they round out the group's 60th anniversary season with trademark holiday hilarity! "Angels We Have Heard Are High (O Holy Crap!)" features all-star performers Lauren Anderson, Denzel Belin, Doug Neithercott, and Taj Ruler. This holiday show typically is a hot ticket, so don't miss out on the yuletide fun. [less-]

"Naked Girls Reading: Hot Dish!"

at The Cabaret @ Camp, St. Paul
OFFER DATES:
Wed, November 28
FULL PRICE: $15
OFFER PRICE: $10

Let’s be honest: in this time of Twitter rants and binge TV, it can be hard to pick up a book. Luckily, there’s a group of women who will read to you -- oh yeah, and they’re naked, if that does ... [more+]

Let’s be honest: in this time of Twitter rants and binge TV, it can be hard to pick up a book. Luckily, there’s a group of women who will read to you -- oh yeah, and they’re naked, if that does anything for you. Yep, "Naked Girls Reading" is not only a real thing, it’s been called “the best thing to happen to books since they were put on tape” by Carson Daly and “appropriately racy” by "Entertainment Weekly". With "Hot Dish!", these beauties with brains will be reading selections from delicious works of literature -- and eating delicious foods. Don’t miss it at The Cabaret at Camp Bar in Saint Paul. [less-]

Beach Boy Brian Wilson: "The Christmas Album Live!"

at The Orpheum Theatre, Minneapolis
OFFER DATES:
Wed, November 28
FULL PRICE: $83
OFFER PRICE: $45

Legendary singer-songwriter, composer, record producer and co-founding member of the Beach Boys Brian Wilson is coming to the stage of the Orpheum in Minneapolis. For the first time Wilson and his cra... [more+]

Legendary singer-songwriter, composer, record producer and co-founding member of the Beach Boys Brian Wilson is coming to the stage of the Orpheum in Minneapolis. For the first time Wilson and his crack band of musicians and vocalists, along with longtime bandmates Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin, will be performing "The Beach Boys' Christmas Album" in its entirety along with cuts from his solo Christmas album and other holiday fan favorites. Brian Wilson is a Kennedy Center Honors recipient, a Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee, a multiple Grammy winner, and a U.K. Music Hall of Fame inductee. As a member of The Beach Boys, Wilson was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and honored with The Recording Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Award. [less-]

Afro-American Gospel Holiday Celebration

at Penumbra Theatre, St. Paul
OFFER DATES:
Thu, November 29
Fri, November 30
Sat, December 01
+ 3 more dates
Thu, November 29
Fri, November 30
Sat, December 01
Sat, December 01
Sun, December 02
Sun, December 02
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FULL PRICE: $40
OFFER PRICE: $20

Set in a modern African-American church on Christmas Day, filled with testifying deacons, sanctified ladies and down-home preaching, "Black Nativity" takes us on a journey back to the Bethlehem of Mar... [more+]

Set in a modern African-American church on Christmas Day, filled with testifying deacons, sanctified ladies and down-home preaching, "Black Nativity" takes us on a journey back to the Bethlehem of Mary and Joseph. Harlem Renaissance poet-playwright Langston Hughes authored this one-act musical retelling of the Christmas story from an Afro-centric perspective. Featuring African costumes, moving songs of worship, magnificent choreography and old-fashioned spirituals, the song-play explores the depths of cultural identity, pride and unity within the African-American community. Adapted by Robert John Connor with musical direction by Sanford Moore, "Black Nativity" brings the spirit of the season to St. Paul's Penumbra Theatre. [less-]

"A Year with Frog and Toad": Youth Performance

at Howard Conn Fine Arts Center, Minneapolis
OFFER DATES:
Sat, December 01
Sat, December 01
Sun, December 02
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Sat, December 01
Sat, December 01
Sun, December 02
Sat, December 08
Sat, December 08
Sun, December 09
Sun, December 09
Fri, December 14
Sat, December 15
Sat, December 15
Sun, December 16
Sun, December 16
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FULL PRICE: $15
OFFER PRICE: $7.50

"A Year With Frog and Toad" tells the story of the friendship between two dissimilar pals -- one happy-go-lucky and one not-so-much -- as they adventure through the seasons, performed by young actors.... [more+]

"A Year With Frog and Toad" tells the story of the friendship between two dissimilar pals -- one happy-go-lucky and one not-so-much -- as they adventure through the seasons, performed by young actors. You'll watch with joys as they sled down snowy hills, plant spring flowers, splash in summer swimming holes and makes piles autumn leaves. Along the way, they'll learn to accept one another, warts and all. Adapted from Arnold Lobel's classic kids' books, this Youth Performance Company production at the Howard Conn Fine Arts Center is set to a clever, jazzy score and recommended for all ages. [less-]

Schubert Club's International Artist Series

at Ordway Center Concert Hall, St. Paul
OFFER DATES:
Sat, December 01
FULL PRICE: $24 - $58
OFFER PRICE: $12 - $29

The Schubert Club's International Artist Series hosts local and international recital soloists and ensembles who perform everything from Mozart to fresh new music pieces. With vocalists, pianists, cel... [more+]

The Schubert Club's International Artist Series hosts local and international recital soloists and ensembles who perform everything from Mozart to fresh new music pieces. With vocalists, pianists, cellists, guitarists, violinists and much more, The Schubert Club concerts at Ordway Center Concert Hall in Minneapolis offer a revolving lineup of exciting new music to experience at both daytime and nighttime concerts. [less-]

"Elf The Musical": A Modern Holiday Classic

at Ordway Center for the Performing Arts - Music Theater, Saint Paul
OFFER DATES:
Wed, December 05
Thu, December 06
Sun, December 09
FULL PRICE: $77 - $85
OFFER PRICE: $61.60 - $68

Take a hilarious hit movie, add in some seriously impressive song-and-dance numbers, and tie a big Broadway bow around it, and you've got the sweet family treat known as "Elf the Musical". Fasten your... [more+]

Take a hilarious hit movie, add in some seriously impressive song-and-dance numbers, and tie a big Broadway bow around it, and you've got the sweet family treat known as "Elf the Musical". Fasten your sleigh belts for a fun ride that follows the story of Buddy, who as a little boy mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole, where he's raised as an elf. He grows up unaware that he's an actual human, but his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities eventually force him to face the truth. With Santa's permission, Buddy sets off on a journey to New York to find his birth father, discover his true identity and help the city remember the true meaning of Christmas -- and this sparkling holiday show, coming to the stage of St. Paul's Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, will no doubt do the same for you and yours. [less-]

"Who Brought the Humbug?"

at The Lab Theater, Minneapolis
OFFER DATES:
Thu, December 06
Sun, December 09
Thu, December 13
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Thu, December 06
Sun, December 09
Thu, December 13
Sun, December 16
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FULL PRICE: $30
OFFER PRICE: $15

From Ricci Milan, the artistic director that brought you "Rhythmic Circus" comes a new holiday show. Jam packed with funky horns, soulful harmonies, sophisticated tap dance and your favorite holiday c... [more+]

From Ricci Milan, the artistic director that brought you "Rhythmic Circus" comes a new holiday show. Jam packed with funky horns, soulful harmonies, sophisticated tap dance and your favorite holiday characters wound into the family friendly mystery that is, "Who Brought the Humbug?" This brand new theatrical production debuts at the Lab Theater this December. Tap into the season! [less-]

A Rollicking Holiday Comedy

at The Cabaret @ Camp, St. Paul
OFFER DATES:
Thu, December 06
Fri, December 07
Sun, December 09
+ 8 more dates
Thu, December 06
Fri, December 07
Sun, December 09
Thu, December 13
Fri, December 14
Sat, December 15
Sun, December 16
Thu, December 20
Fri, December 21
Thu, December 27
Fri, December 28
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FULL PRICE: $27
OFFER PRICE: $22

Overflowing with Minnesotan Christmas spirit, "A Hunting Shack Christmas" is an original play by local playwright Jessica Lind Peterson. On the eve of his 10th wedding anniversary, Charlie heads up no... [more+]

Overflowing with Minnesotan Christmas spirit, "A Hunting Shack Christmas" is an original play by local playwright Jessica Lind Peterson. On the eve of his 10th wedding anniversary, Charlie heads up north to his hunting shack to reassess his life. To his surprise, he arrives to find his shack occupied by his estranged uncle, Big Paul, Paul’s girlfriend June, and June’s grown son, Ham. An ill-timed snowstorm leaves the whole group stuck together to try to settle their differences and enjoy Christmas. Enjoy this rollicking holiday comedy at The Cabaret @ Camp in St. Paul. [less-]

"A Klingon Christmas Carol": Dickens Meets "Star Trek"

at The Historic Mounds Theatre, Saint Paul
OFFER DATES:
Fri, December 07
Sat, December 08
Mon, December 10
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Fri, December 07
Sat, December 08
Mon, December 10
Fri, December 14
Sat, December 15
Thu, December 20
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FULL PRICE: $18
OFFER PRICE: $9

Boldly taking Dickens' holiday classic where no Christmas show has gone before, "A Klingon Christmas Carol" re-imagines Ebenezer Scrooge's tale of greed and redemption using the "Star Trek" alien race... [more+]

Boldly taking Dickens' holiday classic where no Christmas show has gone before, "A Klingon Christmas Carol" re-imagines Ebenezer Scrooge's tale of greed and redemption using the "Star Trek" alien race's code of honor and courage. Now, three Klingon ghosts will help the cowardly Scrooge become the true warrior he ought to be in time to save Tiny Tim from a horrible fate. Performed in the Klingon language with English subtitles, this "A Christmas Carol"-meets-"Star Trek" mash-up is sure to crack up Trekkies and Dickens fans alike. This voyage to the final frontier of holiday fun blasts off for the fourth year from The Historic Mounds Theatre in St. Paul, with director Dawn Krosnowski and an even bigger cast, huge fights and intense acting. [less-]

Disney on Ice Celebrates "100 Years of Magic"

at Xcel Energy Center, Saint Paul
OFFER DATES:
Fri, December 07
Sat, December 08
Sun, December 09
FULL PRICE: $42.31 - $52.68
OFFER PRICE: $18 - $27.50

More than 50 of your favorite Disney characters from 14 beloved stories take the ice in this celebration of "100 Years of Magic". Mouse-ter of Ceremonies Mickey Mouse, sweetheart Minnie Mouse, Donald ... [more+]

More than 50 of your favorite Disney characters from 14 beloved stories take the ice in this celebration of "100 Years of Magic". Mouse-ter of Ceremonies Mickey Mouse, sweetheart Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and Disney Princesses including Cinderella, Rapunzel, Ariel, Snow White and Tiana will be there to join the party. Sing along to more than 30 unforgettable songs including "Let It Go," "You've Got a Friend in Me," and "Hakuna Matata," and thrill to exciting moments from Disney/Pixar's "Toy Story, Finding Nemo", Disney's "The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Frozen" and more, providing the whole family with memories to last a lifetime at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. [less-]

"Little Red Riding Hood" at the Ives Auditorium

at Sidekick Theatre at the Ives Auditorium, Bloomington
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 09
Sun, December 23
Thu, December 27
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Sun, December 09
Sun, December 23
Thu, December 27
Fri, December 28
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FULL PRICE: $18
OFFER PRICE: $9

This joyous, toe-tapping musical touches the heart, with lots of laughs and lovable characters along the way, as Little Red ventures into the woods to deliver a basket of holiday treats for her grandm... [more+]

This joyous, toe-tapping musical touches the heart, with lots of laughs and lovable characters along the way, as Little Red ventures into the woods to deliver a basket of holiday treats for her grandmother. [less-]

Lisa Gutkin: "The Music and Musicians of Indecent"

at The Cedar Cultural Center, Minneapolis
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 09
FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: $16

Grammy Award-Winning fiddler/singer/composer Lisa Gutkin took Broadway and then the Guthrie Theater by storm last year with her exquisite co-score and performance in "Indecent" (Paula Vogel’s Tony A... [more+]

Grammy Award-Winning fiddler/singer/composer Lisa Gutkin took Broadway and then the Guthrie Theater by storm last year with her exquisite co-score and performance in "Indecent" (Paula Vogel’s Tony Award-winning play). A veteran of The Cedar stage with the “Downtown Celtic Band” Whirligig and the Klezmatics, she will be joined by veterans of the Minneapolis music scene and her band from "Indecent", Pat O’Keefe (winds) and Spencer Chandler (accordion, guitar and banjo) to celebrate Hanukah with some cranking Klezmer dance tunes, original songs and improvisations, and, of course, selections from "Indecent". [less-]