This weekend is all about theatre -- with Cat on a Hot Tin Roof beginning its run at Pioneer Place, a production of Peter Pan coming to the Paramount, and the new Broadway hit, If/Then playing at the Orpheum Theatre -- and music, with the Gear Daddies coming through town and pop-rock up-and-comers R5 hitting the stage at the State Theatre. Read more inThe Weekender!
A classic American drama begins a three-week run as Cat on a Hot Tin Roof hits the stage at Pioneer Place in downtown St. Cloud. The Pulitzer Prize-winning play penned by Tennessee Williams explores the rocky relationship between a married couple as they visit the husband's wealthy, dying father. The play was adapted into a classic 1958 film starring Paul Newman and Elizabeth Taylor.
Tickets for this gripping drama start at $22, $19 for seniors and students.
One of the most beloved fantasy stories comes to the Paramount Theatre in downtown St. Cloud this weekend as St. John's Prep Theatre presents Peter Pan. Everyone knows the magical story of the Tony Award-winning Broadway favorite, with Peter Pan, Wendy, Tinkerbell, and company taking on the evil Captain Hook. Tickets for this show are going for $18, with discounts available for seniors and students.
One of Minnesota's favorite rock bands, the Gear Daddies, is making a stop at the Red Carpet's Main Stage in downtown St. Cloud for a one-night-only show. The Austin-born band rose to fame in the '90s with hits like "Stupid Boy" and "Zamboni." Tickets for the show are going for $20.
The rising young pop-rock group, R5, makes a stop at the State Theatre in downtown Minneapolis this weekend as part of their Sometime Last Night national tour. R5, comprised of Ross Lynch, his brothers Riker and Rocky, sister Rydel, and friend Ratliff, is regarded as one of the most exciting young groups coming up in pop music today -- appearing on Good Morning America, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Ellen. Tickets for this one-night show start at $35.
A new musical making waves on Broadway is showing at the Orpheum Theatre this week. If/Then tells the story of the two possible life paths a woman is choosing between following her divorce. The show, from the producer of Wicked and director of Rent, paints a moving portrait of the lives we lead and the lives we may have led. Tickets for this authentic Broadway show start at $39.