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Lorie Line: The 30th Year Anniversary Celebrating Christmas – Rental
December 17 @ 7:00 pm

Please join me for this year's annual Christmas show. It's the most special year in my career as I am celebrating 30 years of touring. It's hard to believe, but it's true (it feels like 15 years to me). Where did the time go? I've enjoyed every minute of it. We will be performing both new music and the "best of the best" from years past. It will be all about fashion, beautiful music, laughter and fun, sentimental stories, and…

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The Nutcracker
December 20 @ 7:30 pm

A Holiday Season crown jewel!  Especially designed for families, this seasoned production develops themes of generosity, non-violence, and responsibility through the timeless tale of Clara’s fantastic voyage to the Land of the Sugarplum Fairy with her magical godfather, Drosselmeyer. The Continental Ballet Company’s Nutcracker has toured throughout Minnesota, and is a beloved annual tradition at the Sheldon. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0pZdtVCYgI

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C Willi Myles Home for the Holidays with Special Guest Vicky Emerson
December 28 @ 7:30 pm

“Face hurting funny from start to finish!” – NUMC Foundation We all need some laughter for the holidays and in the midst of Minnesota winter! A veteran performer and an extremely funny guy, C. Willi Myles has the gift of connecting people with each other through humor and storytelling that everyone can relate to. After surviving his childhood growing up with nine sisters and one brother in Alabama, Willi moved to Minnesota to attend college and play football. With his…

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New Year’s Eve with Monroe Crossing
December 31 @ 7:30 pm

"one of the premiere bluegrass bands in the state" - MN Original, Twin Cities Public Television Named in honor of Bill Monroe, Monroe Crossing dazzles audiences with an electrifying blend of classic bluegrass, bluegrass gospel, and heartfelt originals. Their airtight harmonies, razor sharp arrangements, and on-stage rapport make them audience favorites across the United States and Canada. Since the year 2000, Monroe Crossing has released 13 CDs and a live concert DVD and has made more than 1500 concert appearances…

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The Emperor’s New Clothes
January 11 @ 3:00 pm
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Written and conceived by Jim Caron and Matt Loehrke Music and Lyrics by Jim Caron, Michael McGill, Greg Boris, Amy Ellis The Missoula Children’s Theatre presents The Emperor’s New Clothes, an original adaptation of the classic tale. “Dress for success” is good advice that the Emperor takes whole-heartedly, wanting to impress new friends. But where to stop? When the clothes (and other people’s opinions) become more important than the people of the kingdom, trouble brews. To help their beloved Emperor…

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The Emperor’s New Clothes
January 11 @ 5:30 pm
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Written and conceived by Jim Caron and Matt Loehrke Music and Lyrics by Jim Caron, Michael McGill, Greg Boris, Amy Ellis The Missoula Children’s Theatre presents The Emperor’s New Clothes, an original adaptation of the classic tale. “Dress for success” is good advice that the Emperor takes whole-heartedly, wanting to impress new friends. But where to stop? When the clothes (and other people’s opinions) become more important than the people of the kingdom, trouble brews. To help their beloved Emperor…

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Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical Image

Red Wing High School Musical – ROALD DAHL’S MATILDA
January 23 @ 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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Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical Image

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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Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical Image

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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Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical Image

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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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 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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Minnesota 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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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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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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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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Backstage Briefs: A sweet suite of short shows
March 27
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For women’s history month 2020, Phoenix Theatre celebrates the Women’s Vote Centennial, marking the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment with a collection of women led, no fuss, brief theatricals. Tune in for titles, times, and ticket information for what will be a theatrical playground for all to enjoy.

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Backstage Briefs: A sweet suite of short shows
March 28
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For women’s history month 2020, Phoenix Theatre celebrates the Women’s Vote Centennial, marking the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment with a collection of women led, no fuss, brief theatricals. Tune in for titles, times, and ticket information for what will be a theatrical playground for all to enjoy.

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Backstage Briefs: A sweet suite of short shows
March 29
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For women’s history month 2020, Phoenix Theatre celebrates the Women’s Vote Centennial, marking the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment with a collection of women led, no fuss, brief theatricals. Tune in for titles, times, and ticket information for what will be a theatrical playground for all to enjoy.

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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
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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