Theoroi Schedule of Events 2018-2019
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Thursday, September 13
Theoroi Kick-off Event at Landmark Center, St. Paul
Tuesday, October 2
Schubert Club Mix presents Nicola Benedetti at Aria
Schubert Club Mix kicks off for the season at one of our audience’s favorite locations, the hip and stylish downtown Minneapolis warehouse-converted-event-space Aria. On stage is Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti, Schubert Club’s first annual Featured Artist, together with collaborative pianist Alexei Grynyuk. As a child and teenage prodigy, Nicola racked up award after award, and she hasn’t slowed down. Today she is one of the most sought after violinists for solo and orchestral performances. Her Schubert Club Mix performance will explore Brahms’s music and life story through the lens of the violin sonatas.
Thursday, October 25
Social event at Walker Art Center
Theoroi will meet for drinks and fun during Walker’s Free Thursday Event
Sunday, November 11
The Great Gatsby by Collide Theatrical Dance Company, Ritz Theater
COLLIDE brings F. Scott Fitzgeralds’ classic novel to life in an innovative theater adaptation. The story of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby, his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan, and lavish parties on Long Island is an exquisitely crafted tale of America in the 1920s. The production will feature live music from the COLLIDE Band led by Music Director Doug Rohde and vocalist Katie Gearty. We invite you to join us for the party of the century, so dust off your flapper dress or grab your top hat, baby, and join us at The Ritz for a roaring good time.
Friday, December 7
Happy hour & Jazz at Vieux Carré
Located in St. Paul, in the lower level of the historic Hamm Building, Vieux Carré offers a speakeasy atmosphere highlighting well crafted cocktails, an imaginative wine and beer list, a creole inspired menu, with music by Minnesota musicians.
Friday, January 4
Star Wars in Concert with the Minnesota Orchestra, Orchestra Hall
Journey to a galaxy far, far away to relive the excitement of the original Star Wars movie as the Minnesota Orchestra performs an exhilarating live accompaniment of the Oscar®-winning score.
Friday, February 1
Jungle Theater presents The Children, Jungle Theater
On the lonely British coast, two retired nuclear scientists reside in a quiet cabin while the outside world erupts in utter chaos. An old friend arrives, revealing a frightening request. Winner of Best Play by The U.K. Writers’ Guild Awards, The Children is a “thought-provoking and haunting drama” (The New York Times). Playwright Lucy Kirkwood challenges ideas on morality and generational obligation in a critically acclaimed work just ending its successful Broadway run.
Saturday, March 9
Contra-Tiempo Dance, Ordway
CONTRA-TIEMPO takes Latin social dance to new heights by infusing elements of salsa, Afro-Cuban, and urban dance styles. joyUS justUS reclaims the dominant deficit-based narrative of people of color in this country and flips it on its head by embodying stories of joy. With a preshow extra and postshow talkback.
Jazz at Crooners Lounge & Supper Club
Theoroi will meet for a night of jazz at Crooners, known for American cuisine & cocktails served in a sophisticated atmosphere with a range of live music. Voted MN’s best throwback venue by the Star Tribune. Date and performance TBD.
Friday, May 17
The Sins of Sor Juana by Ten Thousand Things Theater with opening night reception after at Open Book (TBD)
The Sins of Sor Juana tells the true story of the famous writer Juana Inéz de la Cruz, a woman of great resilience who was determined to break the conventions of 17th century Mexico. Theoroi will attend the opening night performance including an opening night reception following the performance!
Sunday, June 9
Season Closing Party, Details TBD