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Something Rotten! The Musical Mar 24 - Apr 08 LEARN MORE
Murdered to Death Jul 14 - Jul 30 LEARN MORE

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Disney's Descendants Auditions

November 28 & 29

Elves got talent!

December 2 - 18

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North Pole's Got Talent & The Great North Pole Bake-Off Dec 02 - Dec 18 LEARN MORE
Disney's Descendants Feb 17 - Mar 05 LEARN MORE
Little Red Robin Hood May 05 - May 21 LEARN MORE

What Sweeter Music

Twin Cities Trumpet Ensemble joins forces with organist Bill Chouinard

Featuring Jennifer Eckes and friends, for a special holiday cabaret edition

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The Phipps Festival Chorus Holiday Concert Dec 03 - Dec 04 LEARN MORE
A Brass and Organ Holiday Dec 20 LEARN MORE
St. Croix Valley Opera’s Holiday Cabaret Dec 22 LEARN MORE
Colleen Raye’s Swingin’ and Rockin’ in the New Year Dec 30 - Dec 31 LEARN MORE
Girls Night Out Jan 14 LEARN MORE
An Evening with Ella Jan 28 LEARN MORE
A Billy Joel State of Mind May 06 LEARN MORE
The Music of Adele May 13 LEARN MORE
TCGMC Chamber Singers and OutLoud! Ensemble Jun 04 LEARN MORE
Charanga Tropical Jun 17 LEARN MORE
The Good, The Bad, and The Funky Jun 23 LEARN MORE

2022-2023 Season

Art has a unique ability to celebrate our commonalities and to create a unique bond between artist, audience, and community. We invite you to join us for a season of laughter, joy, and fun. Save up to 35% over single ticket prices when you purchase a package. Subscribers get the best benefits including free exchanges, best pricing, and seating.

Explore the 2022-2023 Season below.

THEATER

Lion 500 x 300

The Lion in Winter

September 16 - 25, 2022

John H. Potter Theater


Sibling rivalry, adultery, and dungeons – The Lion in Winter is a modern-day classic centered on two of England’s most formidable and most human rulers, King Henry II and Queen Eleanor, and their three crown-hungry sons. Locked in a free-for-all of competing ambitions to inherit a kingdom, this tour-de-force critically acclaimed play is epic, brilliantly funny, and deeply moving.


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WHITE XMAS 500 X 300

White Christmas the Musical

November 18 - December 18, 2022

John H. Potter Theater


Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by Bob and Phil's former army commander. Based on the beloved, timeless film, this heartwarming musical adaptation features a dazzling score of well-known standards including “Blue Skies,” and the perennial title song, “White Christmas.”


Best for audiences ages 8 and over.

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ROTTEN 500 X 300

Something Rotten! the Musical

March 24 - April 2, 2023

John H. Potter Theater

Welcome to the Renaissance! Set in the 1590s, brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom are desperate to write a hit play but are stuck in the shadow of that Renaissance rock star known as "The Bard." When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing, and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first musical. But amidst the scandalous excitement of opening night, the Bottom Brothers realize that reaching the top means being true to thine own self, and all that jazz.

Best for audiences ages 13 and over.

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MURDERED 500 X 300

Murdered to Death

July 14 - 30, 2023

Black Box Theater

A hilarious spoof of the best of the Agatha Christie traditions, this well-crafted whodunnit twists and turns with side-splitting antics and ever-increasing merriment and confusion. Set in a country manor house in the glorious 1930s, a colorful group of characters tries to determine who murdered the owner of the house, but it soon becomes clear that the murderer isn’t finished yet.

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MUSIC

CA SONGBOOK 500 X 300

The California Songbook – Unplugged

Saturday, August 20, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.

John H. Potter Theater

The California Songbook – Unplugged is cabaret-concert tribute to the sounds of The Mamas & The Papas, Joni Mitchell, Carpenters, Linda Ronstadt, The Eagles, Jefferson Airplane, Fleetwood Mac, & more. Featuring a cast of award-winning vocalists and musicians including Lori Dokken, a virtual keyboard orchestra and Jennifer Grimm, Erin Schwab, and James A. Rocco, each performer paints a personal portrait of the songs and stories behind your favorite music. Selections include “Landslide,” “California Dreamin',” “Both Sides Now,” ‘Close To You,” “Top of the World,” “Desperado,” “For What It's Worth,” “White Rabbit,” and more.


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MYRA 500 X 300

Miss Myra and the Moonshiners

Saturday, August 27, 2022, at 7:30 p.m.

John H. Potter Theater


Miss Myra and The Moonshiners are a formidable 5-piece swing band bringing a fresh female-driven perspective to traditional New Orleans and hot club jazz, playing a broad repertoire of classic tunes from the ‘20s and ‘30s and inspired originals. With powerful vocals, a smoking horn section, and sweet rhythm, they are guaranteed to lift spirits and move the soul.


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SHAUN JOHNSON 500 X 300

Shaun Johnson’s Big Band Experience

Saturday, October 8, 2022, at 7:30 p.m.

John H. Potter Theater


The Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience is a rare, newcomer to traditional pop, fusing a big band spirit with an inventive edge — and garnering a top 5 Billboard spot with the release of their first album. Shaun, an Emmy award-winning crooner (and lead singer of the internationally known vocal group, Tonic Sol-fa) indelibly stamps vocal jazz and swing with a contemporary punch to the delight of both traditionalists and newcomers.


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PIANO DUO 500 X 300

Martín-Melitón Piano Duo

Saturday, October 29, 2022, at 7:30 p.m.

John H. Potter Theater


Spanish born duo-pianists Elena Martín and Jose Melitón have been hailed by critics and audiences alike as one of the most compelling talents of their generation. These pianists emerged as one of the main references within the realm of Spanish two-piano music, thanks to their "playing in perfect synchronization and with hypnotic poetry...sharply chiseled refinement, fierce commitment, and palpable charisma" (John Salmon, American Music Teacher's Magazine, U.S.A.).


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NOSFERATU 500 X 300

Nosferatu, A Symphony of Terror (1922)

Silent film feature with organist Dennis James

Sunday, October 30, 2022, at 7:00 p.m.

John H. Potter Theater


This horror classic obliterated the boundaries between the real and the unreal. The 100th anniversary of this archetypal film version of the Dracula legend skillfully contrasts impressionistic sunlit images of the natural world with the expressionistic figure of the vampire. The restored organ score is based on surviving fragments of the original orchestral score composed by Hans Erdmann. Put on your best scary costume and join perennial favorite Dennis James for this spooky evening.


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JOHNNY MEYER 500 X 300

Johnny Meyer and Friends

Saturday, November 5, 2022, at 7 & 9 p.m.

Black Box Theater


With an ear for the blend of a banjo and fiddle, and a feel for the delivery of a well-worn lyric, Johnny Meyer has combined his upbringing in the Missouri Ozarks with his experience as a Nashville touring musician to create a sound and musical experience all his own. Connecting story, song, and the familiar strains of the classics with originals brand new, Johnny Meyer and Friends will provide a lively evening of the best in Bluegrass and American Roots Music.


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PHIPPS FESTIVAL 500 X 300

The Phipps Festival Chorus Holiday Concert

Saturday, December 3, 2022, at 7:30 p.m. & Sunday, December 4, 2022, at 2 p.m.

John H. Potter Theater


The Phipps Festival Chorus, comprised of over 40 community members from the St. Croix River Valley region, performs their popular holiday concert under the direction of founder Thomas Dahle. Ranging from traditional carols to modern composers, this annual concert offers seasonal celebration, merriment, and good cheer.


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BRASS AND ORGAN 500 X 300

A Brass and Organ Holiday

Tuesday, December 20, 2022, at 7:30 p.m.

John H. Potter Theater


Back for a second year, the Twin Cities Trumpet ensemble join forces again with organist Bill Chouinard to present holiday favorites through the power of brass and majesty of the Wurlitzer organ. This joyful concert promises to fill the center with holiday cheer as this unique combination of instruments play the music of the season.


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HOLIDAY CABARET 500 X 300

St. Croix Valley Opera’s

Holiday Cabaret

Thursday, December 22, 2022, at 7:30 p.m.

John H. Potter Theater

After a sold-out cabaret series last season, the St. Croix Valley Opera upsizes the popular concert for the main stage, taking on all the holiday hits. Featuring Jennifer Eckes and friends, this special holiday cabaret edition will weave together songs and stories for fabulous evening of entertainment honoring the most wonderful time of the year.

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NYE 500 X 300

Colleen Raye’s Swingin’ and Rockin’ in the New Year

Saturday, December 31, 2022, at 3 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.

John H. Potter Theater


A Tradition at The Phipps! Colleen Raye, Debbie O’Keefe, and The Blue Eyes Band are going to be rockin' and swingin’ in 2023 with an exciting variety of songs, old and new, to get the celebration going! This talented group goes from Sinatra to Bonnie Raitt to The Beatles and Judy Garland, Michael Bublé and more, performing songs from the 40s right up to today. This entertaining trio of singers and the top-notch Blue Eyes Band are not only excellent musicians but always make this annual concert a party!

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GIRLS NIGHT 500 X 300

Girls Night Out – A Tribute to the Superstar Women of Country

Saturday, January 14, 2023, at 7:30 p.m.

John H. Potter Theater

“Girls Night Out” pays tribute and celebrates the ladies who paved the way in country music. Performing hits from Dolly, Trisha, Shania, Martina, Miranda and more... this high-energy, 9-piece band is comprised of some of the most talented musicians in the Twin Cities. So, dust off those boots and get ready to stomp along, sing-along, and dance-along to all your favorite hits from the amazing women of country!

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ELLA 500 X 300

An Evening with Ella

Minnesota Jazz Chamber Orchestra with Courtney Burton

Saturday, January 28, 2023, at 7:30 p.m.

John H. Potter Theater

"An Evening with Ella” features the MN Jazz Chamber Orchestra and the smooth, soulful vocals of Courtney Burton, celebrating the most popular female jazz singer in the United States for more than 50 years, Ella Fitzgerald. This show includes a variety of the First Lady of Song’s repertoire, such as “Somethings Got to Give,” “It’s All Right with Me,” “Skylark,” and “Too Darn Hot.” Add in a bit of comic relief, a dash of audience participation, and always entertaining LIVE music, and you have a memorable show that you won’t want to miss.


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BILLY JOEL 500 X 300

Mick Sterling presents

A BILLY JOEL STATE OF MIND

Saturday, May 6, 2023, at 7:30 p.m.

John H. Potter Theater

Billy Joel is truly one of America's great singer-songwriters and his catalog is filled with decades full of hits and he's still going strong. Led by Mick Sterling, a stellar four-piece horn section, full percussion, a double piano combination, two violins, and an incredible band totaling 14 members, “A Billy Joel State of Mind” features hits such as “Piano Man”, “Uptown Girl”, “New York State of Mind”, “Big Shot” and many more.

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ADELE 500 X 300

Colleen Raye

The Music of Adele

Saturday, May 13, 2023, at 7:30 p.m.

John H. Potter Theater

Adele’s music spans all ages and Colleen Raye brings the heart and soul of it to this show. Backed by 6 fabulous musicians and singers under the musical direction of keyboardist Jordan Hedlund, the full sound of Adele’s music will be recreated for audiences, expressed with Colleen’s own warm tones, heartfelt interpretations, and natural charismatic stage presence. Come join Colleen and the ensemble to celebrate Adele one of the biggest pop stars on the planet and her great music!

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TCGMC 500 X 300

Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus

Chamber Singers and OutLoud! Ensemble

Sunday, June 4, 2023 at 2 p.m.

John H. Potter Theater

Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus (TCGMC) celebrates its 42nd season of choral artistry in 2022-23! TCGMC Chamber Singers and OutLoud! are two auditioned community engagement ensembles made up of singers from the large ensemble. Comprised of all backgrounds and ages, the repertoire for TCGMC Chamber Singers, directed by Dr. Gerald Gurss, ranges from Tallis to showtunes and everything in between. OutLoud!, directed by Alex Rack, performs mostly pop repertoire from Billy Joel to Erasure.

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CHARANGA 500 X 300

Charanga Tropical

Saturday, June 17, 2023, at 7:30 p.m.

John H. Potter Theater

Charanga Tropical performs with an instrumentation that dates back to the roots of Cuban music featuring a sizzling Latin rhythm section, three violins, vocalists, and flute. Repertoire includes rarely heard danzones and a spicy variety of modern son, salsa, cha cha cha, and timba.
The music is rich in harmony and melody, fantastic for listening and superb for dancing. Smooth strings, Caribbean beats, and a sound that inspires visions of Old Havana at sunset.

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GOOD BAD 500 X 300

The Good, The Bad, and The Funky

Friday, June 23, 2023, at 7:30 p.m.

John H. Potter Theater

The Good, The Bad, and The Funky has been called the “Midwest’s premier soul-funk band, combining world-class vocals, a blazing 5-piece horn section, the most soulful rhythm section north of Memphis, and a fresh take on old and new soul-funk classics. Blending songs from artists such as Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Michael Jackson, Hall and Oates, and Earth, Wind & Fire with neo-soul artists like Bruno Mars, Cee-Lo Green, and Daft Punk, GBF delivers one funky good night of music.

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CHILDREN'S

FIGARO 500 X 300

St. Croix Valley Opera’s

Figaro for Kids

Saturday, October 1 - 2, 2022

John H. Potter Theater

Figaro! Figaro! Figaro! The SCVO presents a new adaptation for young spectators of one of the most popular operas and most famous operatic characters. With homages from Bugs Bunny to Mrs. Doubtfire, Rossini’s The Barber of Seville provides a wonderfully suitable (and whacky) introduction of this timeless classic. Follow Figaro on his mischievous escapades to unite an unlikely couple and ensure that true love wins the day.

Purchase as part of a Children's Only subscription package.

NICK TICKLE 500 X 300

Nick Tickle, Fairy Tale Detective

October 7 - 23, 2022

Black Box Theater

Granny can’t tell her favorite fairy tales because someone really cruel and evil is stealing all the props. Breadcrumbs, magic beans, a basket of goodies, a glass slipper – all missing. The future of fairy tales is at stake, and it’s up to the title character to set things right. With detective reasoning and his connections to the fairy tale underworld, plus some dumb luck, Nick Tickle sets out to locate the Mysterious Figure who’s been pilfering all the props. He may require some help from the audience to solve his toughest case ever!

Purchase as part of a Children's Only subscription package.

NORTH POLE 500 X 300

The Great North Pole Bake-off

& North Pole’s Got Talent

December 2 - 18, 2022

Black Box Theater


It’s a reality show double feature for the holiday season! First off, inhabitants at the North Pole compete to create festive and fun holiday bakes. Hosted by cheery and comedic elves Merry Yuletide and Noel Joyeux, this week’s challenge is cookies inspired by Christmas carols. Then, Elf hosts Holly Daze and Mistletoe Merryman welcome judges Mrs. Claus, the pun-loving Ruby the Red-Lipped Reindeer, and Old St. Nick himself to judge the talent show in this reality TV spoof.

Purchase as part of a Children's Only subscription package.

DESCENDANTS 500 X 300

Disney’s The Descendants: The Musical

February 17 - March 5, 2023

John H. Potter Theater

Imprisoned on the Isle of the Lost – home of the most infamous villains who ever lived – the teenaged children of Maleficent, the Evil Queen, Jafar, and Cruella De Vil have never ventured off the island… until now. When the four troublemakers are sent to attend prep school alongside the children of beloved Disney heroes, they have a difficult choice to make: should they follow in their parents’ wicked footsteps or learn to be good? This brand-new musical, based on the popular Disney Channel Original Movies, is jam-packed with comedy, adventure, Disney characters, and hit songs.

Purchase as part of a Children's Only subscription package.

Robin Hood 500 x 300

Little Red Robin Hood

May 5 - 21, 2023

Black Box Theater

Smart, pretty, and kind, Little Red Robin Hood must deal with the Big Bad Sheriff of the Naughty Hams (the Three Little Pigs, that is!), who do the bidding of Prince John, the vain Emperor who is eager to try on his magic new suit being woven by Cinderella’s deceitful stepsisters. With Humpty Dumpty, Black Sheep, Rose Red, and Simple Simon acting as her Merry Men, Little Red Robin Hood must save all the village grannies of Sherwood Forest, including her own, an old woman who lives in a shoe, Mother Hubbard, and Mother Goose herself.

Purchase as part of a Children's Only subscription package.