This weekend offers a wide range of entertainment as America's Got Talent stars, The Texas Tenors, hit the stage at the Paramount, a renowned Beatles tribute show comes to the New Century Theatre, an innovative dance company brings its show to the Ordway, a harrowing drama begins its run at St. Ben's, and Mr. Popper's Peguins wraps up its series at St. John's. Read more in The Weekender!
A three-time Emmy Award-winning musical trio visits the Paramount Theatre in downtown St. Cloud this weekend. The Texas Trio, a classical crossover trio who rose to fame on the reality show America's Got Talent, is in town fresh off their PBS special. After finishing in the top four of AGT, the Texas Tenors have traveled the globe performing more than 1,000 concerts in over 20 countries. Tickets for these shows start at $27.
A Hard Day's Night: A Tribute to the Beatles hits the stage for two shows this Saturday at the New Century Theatre in downtown Minneapolis. A Hard Day's Night is regarded as one of the most authentic recreations of The Fab Four as they cover The Beatles from the Ed Sullivan Show era to Sgt. Pepper's and into the '70s era -- complete with costume changes to enhance the experience. Tickets for the afternoon and evening shows start at $42.
A world-famous South Korean dance company brings its visually stunning show to the Ordway Theater in downtown Minneapolis this weekend as SEOP Dance performs "A Man's Requiem." Founded in 1992, SEOP Dance Company performs traditional Korean dance with dynamic and innovative explorations of cultural consciousness. Tickets for this one-night event start at $23.
A harrowing and deeply complex drama hits the stage at The College of St. Benedict as The Laramie Project begins its run at Colman Black Box Theater. The show tells the true story of the community of Laramie, Wyoming following the 1998 beating death of a young gay man which would become a national symbol of intolerance. The play was adapted into a 2002 HBO movie starring Peter Fonda, Laura Linney and Christina Ricci. Tickets for this sobering look at a community in the aftermath of a vicious hate crime are going for $10.
Take the family out to the campus of St. John's University this weekend as GREAT Theatre wraps up its Mr. Popper's Penguins, at the Stephen B. Humphrey Theater. Mr. Popper's Penguins tells the story of a modest family man who unexpectedly becomes caretaker for numerous penguins. In order to make ends meet, Mr. Popper takes his penguins on the road as a vaudeville act and hilarity ensues. Tickets for this fun-filled family show start at $19 with discounts available for seniors and children.