It's your last chance this season to catch the musical talents of the St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra as they perform their 1954 in America concert. It's also the second to last weekend to watch two actors portray twenty characters in the last Pioneer Place Theater production of the season. There's two other musical opportunities to check out this weekend, as well as a dance performance by the CSB/SJU Theater Department.

  • 1

    1954 In America

    Ritche Auditorium - St. Cloud State University

    The St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra's season is coming to an end with their performance 1954 in America. Music includes the vocal talents of the Great River Chorale during Aaron Copland's "Tender Land Suite". The orchestra will also be playing Ernst von Dohnanyi's "American Rhapsody", Leonard Bernstein's "On The Waterfront Suite", as well as Broadway and Radio Hits from 1954. There will be a preconcert discussion starting at 6:30 p.m. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for this show are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors, and $5 for students.

    CLICK HERE for ticket information.

    • Saturday, May 2nd - 7:30 p.m.
    (Photo: St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra)
  • 2

    Landscape of the Body

    Gorecki Family Theater - College of Saint Benedict - St. Joseph

    Landscape of the Body is a dance performance by the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University Theater Department. The dance features the talents of CSB and SJU Students, as well as director Leigh Dillard, and the artistic director of Black Label Movement, Carl Flink. CLICK HERE for a preview of some of the dances you will be seeing if you go. Tickets for the show are $10 for adults, $7 for faculty, staff, seniors, students, and youth.

    CLICK HERE for ticket information.

    • Thursday, April 30th - 7:30 p.m.
    • Friday, May 1st - 7:30 p.m.
    • Saturday, May 2nd - 7:30 p.m.
  • 3

    Gone Fishin'

    Paramount Theater - St. Cloud

    Gone Fishin' is Minnesota's own Southern Gospel Group. The group has been performing together since 2006, and features two male vocalist, Dale and Marc, as well as two female vocalists, Nancy and Barbie. The group sings a blend of harmonies as the spread the Gospel. Their website warns audiences their entertainment "has been known to cause multiple rhythmic movements of the body, including knee slapping, two tapping, hand clapping, and finger snapping." Gone Fishin' says this is a faith filled event for the whole family, from school children to grandma and grandpa. Tickets for this show are $6.

    CLICK HERE for ticket information.

    • Sunday, May 3rd, 2:00 p.m.
    Gone Fishin'
  • 4

    Big Sweet Life

    Great River Arts Center - Little Falls

    Big Sweet Life presents Lennon / McCartney - A Musical Retrospective. This concert tells the story of how John Lennon and Paul McCartney's unique relationship lead to the formation of The Beatles, Beatlemania, and the British Invasion of the 1960's. With over twenty Lennon and McCartney originals being played; photographs, sound clips, video, and news footage will be used to tell the story. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the concert hits the stage at 7:30 p.m. Big Sweet Life features the talents of Greg Beck, Scott Wegner, Dave Girtz, and Jim Norwood. Check out their Facebook page HERE. Tickets for this show are $10.

    CLICK HERE for ticket information.

    • Friday, May 1st - 7:30 p.m.
  • 5

    Red, White, & Tuna

    Pioneer Place Theater - St. Cloud

    Pioneer Place Theatre Company caps off it's season with the third installment of the popular Tuna series. Red, White, & Tuna takes place in the small town of Tuna Texas over their Fourth of July Celebrations. The play features two actors, Peter Simmons and Lee H. Adams, playing the twenty characters in the show. Adams says playing multiple characters isn't new to him. "Three, four characters in a show is pretty common. Ten is really tough, especially with the speed of the costume changes in this show." Watch the video below to hear more from Adams about the challenges of playing so many characters. He says he and his acting counterpart over came the challenges and are ready to hit the stage. Tickets for this show are $22 for adults, and $18 for students/seniors. This show runs through May 10th.

    CLICK HERE for ticket information.

    • Thursday, April 30th - 7:30 p.m.
    • Friday, May 1st - 7:30 p.m.
    • Saturday, May 2nd - 7:30 p.m.
    • Sunday, May 3rd - 2:00 p.m.