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Tell It To The Wind: Folktales of the World
Where: Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center Theater, Bethany Lutheran College
When: April 28-29
Tickets: Tickets are available online, by calling 507-344-7374 or at the box office.
Tell It To The Wind plot synopsis: Folk tales are never static. These stories evolve every time they are told and every time they are heard. Tell It To The Wind is a world premier play inspired by a few of these captivating tales from Russian, Chinese, South African, Venezuelan, Japanese, Indian, Mexican and Native American cultures. Some are familiar including source material for famous Disney movies or popular children’s books, whereas others are new to the stage but still have relevant and resonating messages about the human experience.
Tell It To The Wind is a family-friendly exploration of storytelling throughout magical worlds, featuring memorable characters, live music, dance and puppetry.

King Lear
Where: Anderson Theatre, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter
When: May 6-7 and May 12-13
Tickets: Tickets can be purchased online or by calling 507-933-7590.
King Lear plot synopsis: On the wings of soaring Elizabethan poetry, Shakespeare confronts utterly contemporary questions of identity. We witness dramatic struggles between power and madness, parents and children, honesty and betrayal. At its core, the play explores our eternal battle with that unrelenting adversary – time.  Professor Emeritus Robert Gardner will join our talented Gustie actors in the title role of what many critics call Shakespeare’s greatest masterpiece.

The Dixie Swim Club
Where: Lincoln Community Center, Mankato
When: May 12-14 & 19-21
Tickets: Tickets can be purchased online.
The Dixie Swim Club plot synopsis: Five southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships. Free from husbands, kids and jobs, they meet at the same beach cottage on North Carolina’s Outer Banks to catch up, laugh and meddle in each other’s lives. The Dixie Swim Club focuses on four of those weekends and spans a period of 33 years. As their lives unfold and the years pass, these women increasingly rely on one another, through advice and raucous repartee, to get through the challenges that life flings them. And when fate throws a wrench into one of their lives in the second act, these friends, proving the enduring power of “teamwork,” rally ’round their own with the strength and love that takes this comedy in a poignant and surprising direction. The Dixie Swim Club is the story of these five unforgettable women – a hilarious and touching comedy about friendships that last forever…

The Odd Couple (Female Version)
Where: Andreas Theatre, Earley Center for the Performing Arts, MSU-Mankato
When: May 31-June 3

The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Where: Ted Paul Theatre, Earley Center for the Performing Arts, MSU-Mankato
When: June 14-17

Proof
Where: Andreas Theatre, Earley Center for the Performing Arts, MSU-Mankato
When: June 28-July 1

The Little Mermaid
Where: Ted Paul Theatre, Earley Center for the Performing Arts, MSU-Mankato
When: July 13-15 & 19-22


2017-18 Performance Season

Timberlake Wertenbaker’s Our Country’s Good
Where: Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter
When: November 16-19, 2017

Choreographers’ Gallery
Where: Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter
When: December 8-10, 2017

Physical Theatre Project
Where: Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter
When: December 8-10, 2017

John Kander and Fred Ebb’s musical Cabaret
Where: Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter
When: February 23-25, 2018 and March 2-4, 2018

Pierre Beaumarchais’ The Marriage of Figaro
Where: Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter
When: April 20-22, 2018

Spring Dance Concert
Where: Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter
When: May 11-13, 2018