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2015-2016  Schedule of Events

Thursday, September 10, 6pm
THEOROI KICK-OFF
LANDMARK CENTER, ST. PAUL
Come get to know your fellow Theoroi members and learn more about the program. Wine and snacks will be provided.

Wednesday, September 16
DARK & STORMY PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS
EXTREMITIES
GRAIN BELT WAREHOUSE, MINNEAPOLIS
Dark & Stormy Productions is committed to presenting top talent in thought provoking works presented in unconventional spaces. Chilling, thrilling, and thought-provoking, Extremities is a dynamic, contemporary, and relevant play about power — who has it, who doesn’t, how you get it, how you keep it, what you do with it once you have it. And when you lose it, how far will you go to get it back? “A white-knuckle psychological thriller.” – USA Today

Tuesday, October 6
PARK SQUARE THEATER PRESENTS MURDER FOR TWO
PARK SQUARE THEATRE, ST. PAUL
Officer Marcus Moscowicz is a small town policeman with dreams of making it to detective. One fateful night, shots ring out at the surprise birthday party of Great American Novelist Arthur Whitney and the writer is shot… fatally. With the nearest detective an hour away, Marcus jumps at the chance to prove his sleuthing skills. Everyone is a suspect in this hilarious miniature musical murder mystery filled with patter songs and comic ballads. One actor in this daring Vaudevillian duo investigates the crime. The other plays all the suspects. And they both play the piano. Prior to the performance, we’ll be joining Carolyn Pool and Shanan Custer (of 2 Sugars, Room for Cream) for drinks and the Twin Cities’ most unique warm-up act. 

Wednesday, October 21, 7pm
THEOROI SOCIAL MEDIA “TRAINING” & HAPPY HOUR
BUST OUT SOLUTIONS, MINNEAPOLIS
Come for a fun social night with your Theoroi friends at Bust Out Solutions. Theoroi alumni, Jeff Lin, will lead us through some great tips about social media. There will be something new for everyone. Also: food, drinks and music!

Friday, November 6
MU PERFORMING ARTS PRESENTS
TAIKO GROOVE
E.M PEARSON THEATRE, CONCORDIA
Mu Performing Arts is Minnesota’s only pan-Asian performing arts organization, and has grown into one of the largest Asian American performing arts company in the United States.Taiko Groove will be a a collaborative concert with special guests artists that will explore a more contemporary taiko groove through a variety of instrumentation, rhythms and melody. You can also look forward to the visceral excitement and chest rattling of big drum numbers that audiences love. 

Saturday, December 5 
PAT DONOHUE
VIEUX CARRÉ, ST. PAUL
We will be attending a performance of Grammy-winning fingerstyle guitarist and singer-songwriter Pat Donohue at the new Vieux Carré in downtown St. Paul. Beforehand, we’ll ice skate in Landmark Plaza and take part in a pre-show talk.

Tuesday, January 19
THE SCHUBERT CLUB PRESENTS ACCORDO
ORDWAY CONCERT HALL, ST. PAUL
Now in its seventh year, Accordo (recently named “Best Chamber Ensemble” by the Minneapolis Star Tribune) is composed of Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and Minnesota Orchestra principal string players Rebecca Albers, Ruggero Allifranchini, Steven Copes, Erin Keefe, Kyu-Young Kim, Maiya Papach and Anthony Ross; and former SPCO principal cellist Ronald Thomas. This performance will feature an evening of music for silent film, including The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari with guest pianist/composer Stephen Prutsman.

Friday, February 5, 5pm
MID-SEASON HAPPY HOUR
Get together with your Theoroi friends for an informal happy hour. Compare notes about your favorite events so far and the ones you’re most looking forward to.

Friday, February 19
RAGAMALA DANCE PRESENTS “THEY ROSE AT DAWN”
COWLES CENTER, MINNEAPOLIS
Ragamala Dance Company was born out of the creative vision of Ranee Ramaswamy and Aparna Ramaswamy. As choreographers and performers, they explore the dynamism of Bharatanatyam, from its ancient roots to its contemporary possibilities. Ranee and Aparna have created their own specific sub-genre that combines a contemporary Western aesthetic with an Indian ethos. Ragamala creates work that conveys a sense of reverence, of unfolding mystery, of universal celebration, creating new paradigms for cultural hybridity in the 21st century.This will be a full-scale production of a solo work performed by Co-Artistic Director, Aparna Ramaswamy with live music.

Tuesday, March 8
SCHUBERT CLUB MIX PRESENTS “BETWEEN WORLDS”
AVI AVITAL, MANDOLIN WITH KSENIJA SIDOROVA, ACCORDION; AND ITAMAR DOARI, PERCUSSION
ARIA, MINNEAPOLIS
Join us in the stylish warehouse atmosphere of Aria for a dazzling concert exploring the borders between folk and classical music. “A musician who recognizes no boundaries except those of good taste and who has the artistry to persuade listeners to follow him anywhere.” –Gramophone

Sunday, April 3
THEATER LATTE DA PRESENTS “C.”
RITZ THEATER, MINNEAPOLIS
Cyrano is a brash, strong-willed man of many talents. In addition to being a remarkable duelist, he is a gifted poet and musician who is deeply in love with the beautiful, intellectual Roxanne. However, he is plagued with persisting self-doubt because of his extremely large nose. Bradley Greenwald and Bob Elhai’s new musical adaptation of Edmond Rostand’s great play, Cyrano de Bergerac, reminds us of the power of language, and of one of its greatest champions.

Saturday, May 7
MINNESOTA OPERA PRESENTS THE SHINING
ORDWAY MUSIC THEATER, ST. PAUL
Stephen King’s best-selling novel comes to life in this suspenseful new opera by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Paul Moravec and librettist Mark Campbell (Silent Night and The Manchurian Candidate). As the Torrance family settles in at the infamous Overlook Hotel, Jack comes face to face with his own demons – real and imagined. Will he be able to protect his wife and son from the evil forces within the hotel? This dramatic thriller will keep you on the edge of your seat with a dynamic musical score befitting King’s page-turner.

Thursday, June 16 
LIQUID MUSIC PRESENTS STEVEN MACKEY: ORPHEUS UNSUNG
DOWLING STUDIO, GUTHRIE, MINNEAPOLIS
A staggering combination of music, kaleidoscopic cinematic imagery and dance form the narrative engine of Orpheus Unsung, an opera without words, composed by Grammy award-winning composer Steven Mackey in collaboration with percussionist/composer Jason Treuting.

Schedule subject to change. Theoroi members will receive email reminders before each event with specific details of each event.