Half-Price Deals

International Artist Series: Violinist Nicola Benedetti

at Ordway Center Concert Hall, St. Paul
OFFER DATES:
Sun, January 20
FULL PRICE: $44 - $59
OFFER PRICE: $22 - $29.50

Join the Schubert Club for an evening of music by Bach, Prokofiev, Wynton Marsalis and Strauss, performed by exciting international artists. Nicola Benedetti is one of the most sought-after violinists... [more+]

Join the Schubert Club for an evening of music by Bach, Prokofiev, Wynton Marsalis and Strauss, performed by exciting international artists. Nicola Benedetti is one of the most sought-after violinists of her generation. Her ability to captivate audiences with her innate musicianship and dynamic presence, coupled with her wide appeal as a high-profile advocate for classical music, has made her one of the most influential classical artists on the current scene. For her International Artist Series debut at Ordway Concert Hall, she will perform the U.S. premiere of a new work for solo violin written especially for her by Wynton Marsalis. She'll be joined for the rest of the program by her regular duo partner, pianist Alexei Grynyuk. [less-]

A Sizzling Multimedia Dance Show

at The Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts, Minneapolis
OFFER DATES:
Sun, January 20
FULL PRICE: $35
OFFER PRICE: Sold Out

Minnesota Dance Theatre audience favorite Carmina Burana follows a long line of sensuous inspiration for this show — from the silent songs of 13th century vagrant monks’ poetic homage to passion t... [more+]

Minnesota Dance Theatre audience favorite Carmina Burana follows a long line of sensuous inspiration for this show — from the silent songs of 13th century vagrant monks’ poetic homage to passion to Carl Orff’s brilliant orchestral adaptation of the ancient words. Under the direction of Lise Houlton, Loyce Houlton’s masterpiece brings the earthly rumblings of love and lust, mixed with the human pangs of fortune and fate, to a fully expressive celebration in a hedonistic romp of bodies, music and movement. This sizzling multimedia performance offers a spectacular display of Twin Cities artistry. MDT’s sinuously prolific dancers are joined in energetic merrymaking by a powerful corps of musicians and adorned by the vocal exuberance of guest artists in what "Star Tribune" calls “a thrilling production.” Enjoy this show at The Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts in Minneapolis. [less-]

"The Father" Explores The Effects of Aging

at The Gremlin Theatre, Saint Paul
OFFER DATES:
Sun, January 20
Thu, January 24
Fri, January 25
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FULL PRICE: $28
OFFER PRICE: $14

Andre is now an old man but still a man of his own mind. He’s quick with a joke, especially one with an edge, and used to dominating conversations and relationships. But things are getting strange: ... [more+]

Andre is now an old man but still a man of his own mind. He’s quick with a joke, especially one with an edge, and used to dominating conversations and relationships. But things are getting strange: His trusted watch goes missing, reappears, and is lost again. His daughter’s stories don’t quite add up. His furniture is disappearing and there are strangers at his table. The internationally acclaimed and theatrically thrilling "The Father" examines who we are to ourselves when our signposts disappear. See this powerful drama at The Gremlin Theatre in Saint Paul. [less-]

Improv Showcase "Angels We Have Heard Are High"

at Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre, Minneapolis
OFFER DATES:
Thu, January 24
FULL PRICE: $35
OFFER PRICE: $17.50

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-]

Champions Of Magic Bring Amazing Feats to Stage

at State Theatre Minneapolis, Minneapolis
OFFER DATES:
Thu, January 24
Fri, January 25
Sat, January 26
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FULL PRICE: $54 - $104
OFFER PRICE: $27 - $52

Direct from London’s West End, the Champions Of Magic team present incredible illusions with supercars, an impossible escape from Houdini’s water torture cell, a mind-blowing prediction involving ... [more+]

Direct from London’s West End, the Champions Of Magic team present incredible illusions with supercars, an impossible escape from Houdini’s water torture cell, a mind-blowing prediction involving the entire audience that has to be seen to be believed, levitation high above the stage and a finale beyond explanation. The tour features original magic that can’t be seen anywhere else, in an explosive show to entertain the entire family. With over 30 million online views between them and sell out performances around the globe, their skills have been featured on TV internationally with appearances on "Access Hollywood Live," "The Next Great Magician," "The Today Show," "Penn & Teller: Fool Us," "Good Morning Britain" and "Caught On Camera with Nick Cannon." "Broadway World" described the cast as “5 of the world’s finest magicians”, NBC called Champions Of Magic “the most incredible show” and "Access Hollywood Live" said “you HAVE to check them out!”. Having been seen by thousands across the world, now is your chance to see why fans return to see Champions Of Magic time and time again. [less-]

Comedian Scott Blakeman

at Sabes Theater at the JCC, Minneapolis
OFFER DATES:
Thu, January 24
FULL PRICE: $12
OFFER PRICE: $6

Scott Blakeman is a nice Jewish boy from Brooklyn who has performed his contemporary Jewish comedy around the world, including the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal, the Jewish Historical Museum in... [more+]

Scott Blakeman is a nice Jewish boy from Brooklyn who has performed his contemporary Jewish comedy around the world, including the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal, the Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam, and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland, as well as many colleges, theaters, clubs, Temples and JCCs. Scott has performed three times at San Francisco's renowned Kung Pao Kosher Comedy, is an original member of the New York political comedy show, "Laughing Liberally," and was the resident comedian on MSNBC's live coverage of the White House Correspondents Dinner five times. Twin Cities comedian, licensed attorney, and father of 3, Mike Vogel returns to our Humor Fest for the 3rd time. He started doing comedy in 2008, while in law school, and never wanted to stop, even while he was studying for the Bar Exam. [less-]

Magician Bill Blagg — Mind-Blowing Illusions

at Ames Center - Proscenium Main Stage Hall, Burnsville
OFFER DATES:
Fri, January 25
FULL PRICE: $40
OFFER PRICE: $21.50

"Simply amazing!" raved the "Chicago Tribune" about "The Magic of Bill Blagg Live!" Blagg has captivated audiences nationwide with his mind-blowing illusions, some of which are completely new for this... [more+]

"Simply amazing!" raved the "Chicago Tribune" about "The Magic of Bill Blagg Live!" Blagg has captivated audiences nationwide with his mind-blowing illusions, some of which are completely new for this tour. Prepare to be amazed when he heads to the Minneapolis-St. Paul area for a performance at Ames Center. In this thrilling 90-minute show, Blagg brings ordinary objects to life and makes volunteers from the audience levitate in mid-air while others vanish right before your eyes. Don’t miss this rising star whom "Entertainment Weekly" calls "the best kept secret in magic." [less-]

Minneapolis Winter Whiskey Festival

at The Pourhouse, Minneapolis
OFFER DATES:
Sat, January 26
FULL PRICE: $38
OFFER PRICE: $19

Sip to stay warm this winter at the 2019 Minneapolis Winter Whiskey Festival. For two hours, you'll have 15 tasting tickets to sample your way through a variety of whiskeys, with reps showing off thei... [more+]

Sip to stay warm this winter at the 2019 Minneapolis Winter Whiskey Festival. For two hours, you'll have 15 tasting tickets to sample your way through a variety of whiskeys, with reps showing off their top brands. Enjoy the taste, tunes and experience at The Pourhouse in Minneapolis. [less-]

The Brewery Comedy Tour: Top Stand-Ups

at Amery Ale House, Amery
OFFER DATES:
Sat, January 26
FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: $10

Laughs are on tap for this nationwide tour that's already hit over 900 breweries across the U.S. More than a dozen New York and L.A. stand-ups are currently on the road, sampling the local fare, local... [more+]

Laughs are on tap for this nationwide tour that's already hit over 900 breweries across the U.S. More than a dozen New York and L.A. stand-ups are currently on the road, sampling the local fare, local brews and providing the finest and funniest in comedy entertainment. This stop at Amery Ale Works is set to feature a lineup whose credits include top festivals, TV and major club appearances. [less-]

All-Inclusive Ski Trip From Minneapolis

at Sourced Adventures Bus - Minneapolis, Minneapolis
OFFER DATES:
Sat, January 26
Sat, February 02
Sat, February 09
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Sat, January 26
Sat, February 02
Sat, February 09
Sat, February 16
Sat, February 23
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FULL PRICE: $125 - $149
OFFER PRICE: $84 - $101

Leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind to spend a relaxing yet active day on the ski slopes! Sharpen your skills and get ready to hit the snow with Sourced Adventures’ Ski Bus to Wild Mounta... [more+]

Leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind to spend a relaxing yet active day on the ski slopes! Sharpen your skills and get ready to hit the snow with Sourced Adventures’ Ski Bus to Wild Mountain. An epic winter adventure awaits you on the slopes -- and this package has all you need to get your slide on. With round-trip transport from Minneapolis, lift tickets and equipment rentals all included, this excursion takes all the stress out of planning a ski trip, freeing you up for a day of carefree fun on the slopes. [less-]

Twin Cities Bridal Show: Fun, Fashion, Giveaways & More

at Saint Paul River Centre, St. Paul
OFFER DATES:
Sun, January 27
FULL PRICE: $15
OFFER PRICE: $7.50

If you're determined to make your dream wedding a reality, skip all the nightmarish running around and spend a fun afternoon at the Saint Paul RiverCentre enjoying the Twin Cities Bridal Show. Your Pi... [more+]

If you're determined to make your dream wedding a reality, skip all the nightmarish running around and spend a fun afternoon at the Saint Paul RiverCentre enjoying the Twin Cities Bridal Show. Your Pinterest boards come to life at this all-encompassing expo, which includes the Aisle of Style fashion show, Glam 2 Go Makeover Zone and the Inspiration Station, spotlighting the latest design trends. More than 130 companies are set to be on hand with samples, previews and planning advice, from caterers and photographers to DJs, florists, lighting experts and beyond. [less-]

Discover Medusa's Tragic Origin Story

at Illusion Theater, Minneapolis
OFFER DATES:
Fri, February 01
Sat, February 02
Thu, February 07
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Thu, February 07
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FULL PRICE: $10 - $27
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $13

Everybody thinks of the same thing when they hear the name "Medusa": A terrible, snake-haired monster whose stare could turn men to stone. But she wasn't born a villain -- once, Medusa was a priestess... [more+]

Everybody thinks of the same thing when they hear the name "Medusa": A terrible, snake-haired monster whose stare could turn men to stone. But she wasn't born a villain -- once, Medusa was a priestess who faithfully served the war god Athena. But after an assault by Poseidon, Medusa was punished and transformed into her monstrous state by the goddess meant to protect her. In this production by the all-female performing ensemble Transatlantic Love Affair, "The Devout" explores questions of power, betrayal, healing and rage at the Illusion Theater in Minneapolis. [less-]

"You Can't Make This Stuff Up" All-Improv Show

at Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre, Minneapolis
OFFER DATES:
Fri, February 01
Sat, February 02
Fri, February 08
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Fri, February 01
Sat, February 02
Fri, February 08
Sat, February 09
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FULL PRICE: $40
OFFER PRICE: $20

Don't miss this rare opportunity to see your favorite Brave New Workshop improv all-stars in a completely unplanned, unscripted, unrehearsed performance. Featuring BNW cast and alumni (including Laure... [more+]

Don't miss this rare opportunity to see your favorite Brave New Workshop improv all-stars in a completely unplanned, unscripted, unrehearsed performance. Featuring BNW cast and alumni (including Lauren Anderson, Denzel Belin, Heather Meyer, Ryan Nelson, Tom Reed and more), the show promises 90 minutes of pure improvised hilarity, made up on-the-spot from audience suggestions. A portion of ticket proceeds will support a variety of local Twin Cities charities, and "you" get to choose which charity benefits from your ticket purchase. [less-]

"Periphery": The Student Sit-Ins of 1960

at Howard Conn Fine Arts Center, Minneapolis
OFFER DATES:
Fri, February 08
Fri, February 08
Sat, February 09
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Fri, February 08
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FULL PRICE: $15
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $7.50

The Youth Performance Company delves into the civil-rights and student-activism movement of the '60s with the play "Periphery". It’s 1960 in North Carolina, and everyone knows that only white people... [more+]

The Youth Performance Company delves into the civil-rights and student-activism movement of the '60s with the play "Periphery". It’s 1960 in North Carolina, and everyone knows that only white people can eat at lunch counters. But four young African-Americans change what “everybody knows” by taking the radical move of sitting at a lunch counter and asking for a cup of coffee. What happened next changed history. Recommended for 4th-graders and above, "Periphery" comes to the Howard Conn Fine Arts Center in Minneapolis. [less-]

Choir! Choir! Choir! -- The Ultimate Interactive Concert

at The Cedar Cultural Center, Minneapolis
OFFER DATES:
Thu, February 14
FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: $16

Choir! Choir! Choir! is a Toronto-based singing group led by creative directors Nobu Adilman and Daveed Goldman. The duo takes a non-traditional approach; there are no auditions, and the audience is t... [more+]

Choir! Choir! Choir! is a Toronto-based singing group led by creative directors Nobu Adilman and Daveed Goldman. The duo takes a non-traditional approach; there are no auditions, and the audience is the choir. Just show up and they'll teach you an original arrangement to a song you love. Founded in 2011, Choir! Choir! Choir! has amassed a dedicated and passionate community of singers and a thriving international fan base on YouTube. The group has performed with renowned artists such as Patti Smith, Tegan and Sara, David Byrne, Rick Astley, and Rufus Wainwright, and onstage at New York's Carnegie Hall and Radio City Music Hall with the likes of Debbie Harry and The Flaming Lips. Choir! Choir! Choir! exists to celebrate music and push the boundaries between practice and performance, artist and audience, offering therapeutic benefits with the ultimate side effect: a powerful community. Come join the fun at the Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis. [less-]

"Unveiled": Ultimate Wedding Planning Event

at Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis
OFFER DATES:
Sun, February 17
FULL PRICE: $15
OFFER PRICE: $7.50

It's one of the biggest days of your life, and you've got a ton of key decisions to make. "Unveiled" has inspiration at every turn for your wedding day and beyond. From florists, stationers and cake d... [more+]

It's one of the biggest days of your life, and you've got a ton of key decisions to make. "Unveiled" has inspiration at every turn for your wedding day and beyond. From florists, stationers and cake designers to videographers, reception sites and caterers, "Unveiled" is an unparalleled planning experience designed by The Wedding Guys -- with bridal eye-candy everywhere. From the Tasting Bars and Sweets Emporium, where you can sample the best cuisine and sweets, to the mini-makeover at the Beauty Bar, this show's got it all, including an amazing bridal fashion show. Meet with more than 130 of the Twin Cities' most talented wedding experts all under one convenient roof at the Minneapolis Convention Center. [less-]

crash.dance.productions' "Proxy"

at The Lab Theater, Minneapolis
OFFER DATES:
Thu, February 21
Fri, February 22
Sat, February 23
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Thu, February 21
Fri, February 22
Sat, February 23
Sun, February 24
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FULL PRICE: $30
OFFER PRICE: $15

crash.dance.productions presents "Proxy". Inspired by the “brain in a vat” thought experiment, where experiences are simply figments in a disembodied brain, "Proxy" leaves the repetitious, unexami... [more+]

crash.dance.productions presents "Proxy". Inspired by the “brain in a vat” thought experiment, where experiences are simply figments in a disembodied brain, "Proxy" leaves the repetitious, unexamined world to discover what lies behind the veil of the reality accepted as truth. Dancers become cartographers, creating a stage-wide image of coordinates, waves, and lines. Like a morphing inkblot, our discoveries lie in precisely how much we let ourselves see. First presented at Minneapolis’ Lab Theater in 2018, "Proxy" now returns by popular demand. [less-]

Stage Adaptation of Willa Cather's "My Ántonia": An American Dream Come True

at Illusion Theater, Minneapolis
OFFER DATES:
Fri, March 01
Sat, March 02
Sun, March 03
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FULL PRICE: $10 - $40
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $20

"My Ántonia" is an adaptation of Willa Cather’s novel of the same name, and tells the story of Ántonia Shimerda, a Czech immigrant who comes to Nebraska during the 1880s. The childhood memories of... [more+]

"My Ántonia" is an adaptation of Willa Cather’s novel of the same name, and tells the story of Ántonia Shimerda, a Czech immigrant who comes to Nebraska during the 1880s. The childhood memories of narrator Jim Burden are woven together with the struggles of his beloved neighbor, the newly arrived immigrant girl from Bohemia. The story of their ongoing friendship outlines the determination, hardship, and resilience of Great Plains life at the turn of the 20th century in this enchanting American classic that is a tribute to the human spirit. See it when Illusion Theater brings it to the stage in Minneapolis. [less-]

Hill House Chamber Players: Trio Masterworks

at James J. Hill House, St. Paul
OFFER DATES:
Mon, March 04
Mon, March 11
Mon, April 29
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Mon, March 04
Mon, March 11
Mon, April 29
Mon, May 06
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FULL PRICE: $23
OFFER PRICE: $12

The Hill House Chamber Players, musicians from the Minnesota Orchestra and University of Minnesota faculty, perform in the intimate space of the art gallery of the historic James J Hill House in Saint... [more+]

The Hill House Chamber Players, musicians from the Minnesota Orchestra and University of Minnesota faculty, perform in the intimate space of the art gallery of the historic James J Hill House in Saint Paul. Their 2018-2019 theme, "Trio Masterworks", is both a celebration and exploration of the diverse repertoire for combinations of piano, violin, viola, cello and clarinet. For this fall concert, you'll enjoy Beethoven's Ghost Trio, Op. 70, plus works by Hummel, Bach and Dumka. Admission includes a pre-concert conversation with the musicians and music blogger Emily Hogstad, intermission refreshments and a post-performance tour of the magnificent Gilded Age mansion. [less-]

An Evening with Alasdair and Natalie

at The Cedar Cultural Center, Minneapolis
OFFER DATES:
Thu, March 07
FULL PRICE: $25
OFFER PRICE: $18

The musical partnership between consummate performer Alasdair Fraser (”the Michael Jordan of Scottish fiddling”) and brilliant Californian cellist Natalie Haas spans the full spectrum between inti... [more+]

The musical partnership between consummate performer Alasdair Fraser (”the Michael Jordan of Scottish fiddling”) and brilliant Californian cellist Natalie Haas spans the full spectrum between intimate chamber music and ecstatic dance energy. Over the last 18 years of creating a buzz at festivals and concert halls across the world, they have truly set the standard for fiddle and cello in traditional music. They continue to thrill audiences internationally with their virtuosic playing, their near-telepathic understanding and the joyful spontaneity and sheer physical presence of their music. Spend “An Evening with Alasdair and Natalie” at The Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis. [less-]