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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Performance

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/theatre/season/

 

BOX OFFICE: Call 507-389-6661 from 4-6 p.m.,
Monday-Friday.

Box Office is located in the lobby of the Earley Center
for Performing Arts on the campus of Minnesota State
University, Mankato. Get directions here.

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2019 Highland Summer Theatre, Our 53rd Season!

Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery
By Ken Ludwig
May 29 - June 1, 2019
Andreas Theatre
Made possible by the Minnesota State Mankato Legacy Society

From the award-winning mastermind of mayhem, Ken Ludwig, comes a fast-paced comedy about everyone’s favorite detective solving his most notorious case. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson must navigate through a dizzying web of clues, deceit and disguises to crack the mystery of “The Hound of Baskervilles” before a family curse dooms its newest heir.  This witty farce cleverly tells the story of over 40 characters with only five actors, and will leave you dying of laughter.

Tickets: $16 regular, $14 discounted (over 65, under 16 and groups of 15 or more) 

 

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
Book and Lyrics by Robert L. Freedman, Music by Steven Lutvak
June 12-15, 2019
Ted Paul Theatre

This 2014 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical is the hilarious tale of Monty Navarro, who is the black sheep of the D'Ysquith family.  When penniless Monty’s mother passes away, he finds out he is ninth in line to inherit a dukedom.  This fast-paced musical tells the story of how Monty decides to eliminate the other eight heirs standing in his way, and the wacky ways he goes about slaying the eight family members, all of whom are played by the same actor.  

Tickets: $22 regular; $19 discounted (seniors ages 65 and older, children under 16 and groups of 15 or more)

 

Shadowlands
By William Nicholson
June 26-29, 2019
Andreas Theatre
Made possible by TRIO Programs

This true and unexpected love story of C.S. Lewis, Irishman and famous author of “The Chronicles of Narnia, and American poet Joy Davidman.  This play tells the story of Lewis’s personal struggles with pain and grief through his relationship with a fan of his work, who becomes his wife.  Funny, poignant and insightful, Shadowlands is a moving portrait of love and loss, faith and doubt, as inspired by Lewis’s own “A Grief Observed”.

Tickets:  $16 regular, $14 discounted (over 65, under 16 and groups of 15 or more) 

 

Sister Act
Book by Bill Steinkellner, Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Glenn Slater
July 9-14, 2019
Ted Paul Theatre

This feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film will have audiences jumping to their feet! Featuring music by Tony and eight-time Oscar winner, Alan Menken (Newsies, Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors), this uplifting musical tells the tale of an aspiring disco singer who finds herself in the wrong place at the wrong time, and ends up in protective custody in a convent, where she forms an unruly alliance with the Sisters. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, this musical will give you a reason to rejoice!

Tickets: $22 regular; $19 discounted (seniors ages 65 and older, children under 16 and groups of 15 or more)