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Red Wing High School Musical – ROALD DAHL’S MATILDA
January 24 @ 7:30 pm
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Book Dennis Kelly Music & Lyrics Tim Minchin Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda has won 47 international awards and continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages around…

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Red Wing High School Musical – ROALD DAHL’S MATILDA
January 25 @ 7:30 pm
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Book Dennis Kelly Music & Lyrics Tim Minchin Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda has won 47 international awards and continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages around…

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Red Wing High School Musical – ROALD DAHL’S MATILDA
January 26 @ 3:00 pm
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Book Dennis Kelly Music & Lyrics Tim Minchin Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda has won 47 international awards and continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages around…

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Leo Kottke
February 1 @ 7:30 pm

“guitarist who plays like two…his fingerpicking is a beautiful machine.” – New York Times Kottke is a master of guitar, a beloved Minnesota performance personality, and a fixture at the Sheldon. His unique performances showcase his virtuosic playing as well as his quirky humor. After recording more than 40 albums over four decades, Kottke is known across the nation for his impressive body of work and a simply stunning fingerpicking style that has won him two Grammy nominations. His sound…

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MN Sinfonia Workshop
February 3 @ 7:00 pm

The Magical Mysteries of Classical Music Sheldon Theatre Mainstage Minnesota Sinfonia Orchestra Conductor Jay Fishman and Violin Concert Master Julia Persitz will present an interactive workshop demonstrating how the violin makes sound, how musicians organize music, and the different types of sounds that help to shape the character, emotions and feelings of music. The MN Sinfonia is a group of professional freelance musicians from all over the world with extensive professional performing experiences gathering together to rehearse and perform more…

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Monica Bill Barnes Happy Hour Repertory Movement Class
February 6 @ 5:30 pm

REPERTORY MOVEMENT CLASS with Monica Bill Barnes Sheldon Studio Students will investigate the use of deadpan humor, dynamic movement and theatrical scenarios throughout the course of learning repertory of Monica Bill Barnes. The movement vocabulary will vary from full-bodied dancing to nuance gestural phrases that draw on a radical mixture of influences ranging from vaudeville to pop-culture. Throughout this class, students will focus on their individual performance choices within the company’s work, which celebrates individuality and finds humor in our…

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Monica Bill Barnes and Company Happy Hour
February 7 @ 6:30 pm
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“…breaks all the rules of theater.” – DC Metro “Like all good happy hours, this one has plentiful munchies and libations. And like the best ones, it offers abundant laughter.” – The New York Times This immersive dance-theater show finds the cringe-worthy humor and life-changing pathos in an after work get-together. Two men, played by women, attempt to bluster and seduce their way through an office party, with hilarious and poignant results. It's a subversive move, leading audiences to question…

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Monica Bill Barnes and Company Happy Hour
February 7 @ 8:30 pm
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“…breaks all the rules of theater.” – DC Metro “Like all good happy hours, this one has plentiful munchies and libations. And like the best ones, it offers abundant laughter.” – The New York Times This immersive dance-theater show finds the cringe-worthy humor and life-changing pathos in an after work get-together. Two men, played by women, attempt to bluster and seduce their way through an office party, with hilarious and poignant results. It's a subversive move, leading audiences to question…

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Monica Bill Barnes and Company Happy Hour
February 8 @ 6:30 pm
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“…breaks all the rules of theater.” – DC Metro “Like all good happy hours, this one has plentiful munchies and libations. And like the best ones, it offers abundant laughter.” – The New York Times This immersive dance-theater show finds the cringe-worthy humor and life-changing pathos in an after work get-together. Two men, played by women, attempt to bluster and seduce their way through an office party, with hilarious and poignant results. It's a subversive move, leading audiences to question…

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Monica Bill Barnes Happy Hour

Monica Bill Barnes and Company Happy Hour
February 8 @ 8:30 pm
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“…breaks all the rules of theater.” – DC Metro “Like all good happy hours, this one has plentiful munchies and libations. And like the best ones, it offers abundant laughter.” – The New York Times This immersive dance-theater show finds the cringe-worthy humor and life-changing pathos in an after work get-together. Two men, played by women, attempt to bluster and seduce their way through an office party, with hilarious and poignant results. It's a subversive move, leading audiences to question…

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MN Sinfonia w/ Maestro Jay Fishman and special guest Loren Fishman on piano
February 9 @ 7:00 pm

“…the Sinfonia’s performances are easily on par with that of any major Minnesota ensemble.” – Minneapolis Star Tribune A very special event at the Sheldon, this classical program features mixed repertoire including Mozart's Jupiter Symphony, Beethoven's Third piano concerto with guest soloist Loren Fishman, a new commission for the Sinfonia by a Minnesota composer, and The Great Gate of Kiev from Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, performed with local guest musicians. The Minnesota Sinfonia is a community-supported nonprofit orchestra with…

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Magic School Bus
February 11 @ 10:00 am
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Music and Lyrics by Matthew Lee Robinson Book by Marshall Pailet When the class gets lost on the way to the planetarium, Ms. Frizzle saves the day by blasting into outer space for an epic interplanetary field trip! But when rivalries both old and new threaten to tear the students apart, our young heroes must learn to pull together or risk getting forever lost in the solar system. Hop on the Magic School Bus for a ride in this new…

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Magic School Bus
February 11 @ 1:00 pm
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Music and Lyrics by Matthew Lee Robinson Book by Marshall Pailet When the class gets lost on the way to the planetarium, Ms. Frizzle saves the day by blasting into outer space for an epic interplanetary field trip! But when rivalries both old and new threaten to tear the students apart, our young heroes must learn to pull together or risk getting forever lost in the solar system. Hop on the Magic School Bus for a ride in this new…

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The Second City Laughing for All the Wrong Reasons
February 14 @ 7:30 pm

"The entire recent tradition of American satire can be summed up in three words: The Second City." - New York Times “A temple of satire…” —TIME MAGAZINE Funny ‘cause it’s true. Look back and laugh. Too soon. The Second City is here to break all the comedy rules they made famous in this all-new, all-hilarious revue that will leave you laughing…and questioning your very existence on this lonely planet. Okay, maybe not questioning your existence–but you’re guaranteed to re-think everything…

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Golden Dragon Acrobats
February 23 @ 7:00 pm

“This unique cirque spectacular showcases traditional Chinese acrobats who dazzle with amazing feats of athleticism, daring heart-stopping stunts and the grace of their centuries-old art form.” – Broadway World “There is a precision and beauty about everything they do.” – The Washington Post The Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time-honored tradition that began more than twenty-five centuries ago. The Golden Dragons are recognized throughout the United States and abroad as the premiere Chinese acrobatic touring company of…

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Songwriting with Aby Wolf’s Champagne Confetti
February 26 @ 5:30 pm

Join Aby Wolf and Erik Mayson with their ensemble Champagne Confetti, as they share insights into the creative process and production of their collaboration of strings, voices, percussion and electronics. The artists will sample music and share components of their music writing process with participants.  Aby Wolf is a vocalist and composer across the genres of hip hop, R&B, electronic, rock, folk, jazz, and experimental music. As a solo artist she has extensively toured throughout the US, as well as…

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All Things Performance with Aby Wolf and Band
February 28 @ 5:00 pm

If you are a performer this workshop is for YOU! Join Aby Wolf and Erik Mayson with their ensemble Champagne Confetti, as they share insights into the vocal elements of the project.  The artists will sample music and share components of their vocal background and education, they will share effective vocal exercises and pitch building components with participants.  Vocalist and songwriter Aby Wolf has attained broad recognition as the Midwest region's premier vocal talent through stirring solo performances and collaborations…

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Aby Wolf: Champagne Confetti
February 29 @ 7:30 pm

“You’d be hard pressed to find a better songstress, or bear witness to a more dynamic performer.” – Rift Magazine An evening of new electro-acoustic works composed by Aby Wolf, in collaboration with Eric Mayson and Grant Cutler, and performed by a cast of renowned musicians as comfortable in experimentation as virtuosity. Blurring the lines between ambient neo-minimalism, chamber music, and electro-R&B, Champagne Confetti delivers a gateway from near-silent meditation to full harmonic abundance, experienced as a union of sonic…

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Travelin’ McCourys
March 6 @ 7:30 pm

Honoring the genre’s tradition and driving it forward, their innovative style of bluegrass won them the 2019 Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album. From a source deep, abundant, and pure the river flows. It’s there on the map, marking place and time. Yet, the river changes as it remains a constant, carving away at the edges, making new pathways, gaining strength as it progresses forward. The Travelin’ McCourys are that river. The McCoury brothers- Ronnie (mandolin) and Rob (banjo) - were…

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Ragamala Dance Company: Sacred Earth
March 8 @ 7:00 pm

“soulful, imaginative and rhythmically contagious.” - New York Times “a visionary approach to an ancient art form.” - Dance Magazine Sacred Earth explores the interconnectedness between human emotions and the environment that shapes them. Accompanied by live music, the dancers create a sacred space to honor the divinity in the natural world and the sustenance we derive from it. Inspired by the philosophies behind the ephemeral arts of Kolam and Warli painting and the Tamil Sangam literature of India, Sacred…

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Women in Theatre with LA Theatre Works – SEVEN
March 13 @ 4:00 pm

Women in Theatre with LA Theatre Works Cohosted by AAUW Discussion of the experience of being a female theatre artist. What can young people do to combat sexism and promote gender equality in the arts? How can young women advocate for themselves in the arts? What are the important conversations being had today in the arts community about women’s issues? How women’s roles in the field evolving and changing and what are does the future hold? Further discussion on the…

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Seven
March 13 @ 7:30 pm

Seven women give voice to the voiceless. A riveting documentary play. “SEVEN emphasizes the truth that the dignity and rights of women are essential to every culture around the globe.” – Audiofile Magazine SEVEN is a riveting play, performed in radio drama style, by seven female writers based on personal interviews with seven remarkable women who faced life-threatening obstacles before bringing heroic changes to their home countries of Pakistan, Nigeria, Ireland, Afghanistan, Guatemala, Russia and Cambodia. Playwrights Carol K. Mack…

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Irish Dance Workshop with Trinity Irish Dance Company
March 19 @ 3:00 pm

Explore the art of Irish –American dance from the company that led directly to “Riverdance.”  Trinity Irish Dance Company explores the techniques and principles this award-winning troupe uses to use Irish dance as an instrument to cross both cultural and disciplinary boundaries. Participants will learn basic steps and movements of this traditional dance style. TIDC has performed to great critical and popular acclaim on stages throughout the world, with sold-out tours in Europe and Asia and appearances in such distinguished…

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Trinity Irish Dance Company
March 20 @ 7:30 pm

“Impossibly complex” — The New York Times “Irresistible” — Dance Magazine You've never seen Irish dance quite like this before! This international, critically acclaimed, touring company takes Ireland's vibrant and longstanding traditional dance form and fuses it with brilliant elements of American movement innovation. The result is a dazzling evening that fills the stage with hard-driving percussive power, lightning-fast agility and aerial grace. It's smart and worldly, yet wildly accessible. Trinity Irish Dance celebrates Irish culture through vibrant rhythms, refreshing…

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Strings, Winds and Brass – Rental
April 3 @ 7:30 pm

The music of Minnesota State College Southeast! The college’s talented students (and a handful of employees) venture downtown to perform this annual showcase featuring Strings, Winds & Brass.

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The New Standards & Guests: Score!
April 4 @ 7:30 pm

“What a terrific combo. Everything they do is a surprise.” – Greil Marcus, rock critic The stellar Minnesota-based trio with a global following, The New Standards, are joined by a big band and an incomparable mix of musical friends, as they bring you songs and themes from their favorite cult and classic film scores, presented with flair and filtered through their inimitable style. Garnish with a bruised sprig of mint. Started as Minneapolis based musicians and friends Chan Poling (piano),…

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Air Play
April 17 @ 7:00 pm
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“Making magic out of thin air”  - New York Times “A joy from start to finish” – Sydney Morning Herald “AIR PLAY holds the whole audience in the palm of its outstretched hand. A winning combination of visually stunning sculptures and cheeky but heartfelt storytelling that keeps both adults and children enthralled.” –British Theatre Guide A breathtaking homage to the power of air. Flying umbrellas, larger-than-life balloons, giant fabrics floating over the audience, and the biggest snow globe you’ve ever…

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Air Play – Secrets of Clowning: Physical Comedy Workshop
April 18 @ 11:00 am

Learn the invisible things that clowns do which actors do not: the hidden principles of clowning. What makes clown different from theater? Are clowns required to use a red nose and greasepaint? Explore how to communicate and create comedy using no words. Free to attend. Ages 7 and older are welcome, 30 participants maximum. Please RSVP by clicking Get Tickets.

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Air Play
April 18 @ 7:00 pm
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“Making magic out of thin air”  - New York Times “A joy from start to finish” – Sydney Morning Herald “AIR PLAY holds the whole audience in the palm of its outstretched hand. A winning combination of visually stunning sculptures and cheeky but heartfelt storytelling that keeps both adults and children enthralled.” –British Theatre Guide A breathtaking homage to the power of air. Flying umbrellas, larger-than-life balloons, giant fabrics floating over the audience, and the biggest snow globe you’ve ever…

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Triple Espresso
April 24 @ 3:00 pm
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"A triple jolt of inspired craziness … crackles with an energy and spirit of infectious fun!”— Los Angeles Times “the funniest thing on six legs” – The London Theatre News Triple Espresso—a highly caffeinated comedy shines the spotlight on three hilarious performers as they reminisce about their ill-fated big break. Triple Espresso tells the story of three guys whose bid for showbiz fame and fortune ended in 4-minutes of magnificent failure on national television. Hugh Butternut, Buzz Maxwell, and Bobby…

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Triple Espresso
April 24 @ 7:30 pm
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"A triple jolt of inspired craziness … crackles with an energy and spirit of infectious fun!”— Los Angeles Times “the funniest thing on six legs” – The London Theatre News Triple Espresso—a highly caffeinated comedy shines the spotlight on three hilarious performers as they reminisce about their ill-fated big break. Triple Espresso tells the story of three guys whose bid for showbiz fame and fortune ended in 4-minutes of magnificent failure on national television. Hugh Butternut, Buzz Maxwell, and Bobby…

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Sheldon Theatre Brass Band: Spring Concert – Rental
April 25 @ 7:30 pm

Dedicated to preserving and advancing the British Brass Band tradition, this group of regional musicians follows their passion for brass and percussion to create two annual concert favorites as part of the Sheldon’s homegrown series of events. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6PfmPI8nvA

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Rumours and Dreams: A Fleetwood Mac Tribute
May 2 @ 7:30 pm

Fans of Fleetwood Mac or 70’s melodic rock won’t want to miss this incredible tribute. The show features singer-songwriter Pamela McNeill who according to a recent Minneapolis Star Tribune article “could stand in for Stevie Nicks” as well as Minnesota Music Hall of Fame recipient Mary Jane Alm performing Christine McVie’s pop hits, and the dynamic Jeff Engholm as Lindsay Buckingham. With a song list compiled of Fleetwood Mac’s most well-loved songs, delivered passionately by an incredible nine-piece band this…

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Words & Music by Dan Wilson
May 16 @ 7:30 pm

“Words & Music by Dan Wilson” is an evening of songs and stories which pulls back the curtain on the art of songwriting and the creative process. Between stripped down renditions of modern-day classics he has written on his own and with collaborators including Adele, Dixie Chicks, and Carole King, among many others, Grammy winning singer-songwriter, producer, and Semisonic front man Dan Wilson shares his insights into writing and tells the stories behind the songs, including some of his most…

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