U of M Rarig Center Proscenium

330 21st Ave. S., Mpls.

Blue Ribbon Burlesque

Lili’s Burlesque Revue
Burlesque-on-a-schtick from some
Fringe favorites! It’s hot jazz, bawdy comedy, slapstick and vintage tease. Don’t miss our prize-winning pumpkins and udderly fantastic talents! Ages 18+ Nudity, Adult language

The Frog Prince: A Splashy New Musical!

Top Hat Theatre
Musical theater/Comedy Kids
Much to the dismay of bratty Princess Jewel, she finds herself wedged into a slimy situation of promised friendship with The Frog Prince. A court trial and bright dancing frogs all make going green a blast! Written by Todd and Pamela Russell. Ages 4+

Full Frontal: A Tale of Love & Lobotomies

Zanzibar Productions
Love! Insanity? Brain damage. A classic tale of boy meets girl meets ice pick. Written by Patrick Knoll. Ages 15+ Nudity, Violence, Adult language

Murder on the Mighty Mississippi

Traudtrikt Productions
Seven journalists from Wolf morning news celebrate ten years of programming on a paddleboat cruise. But what they won’t be celebrating is the death of one of their colleagues. Written by Brent Latchaw. Ages 18+ Violence, Adult language, Loud noise/gunshots

The Nightingale

The Urban Spectrum Theatre Co.
Dance/Musical theater
The European Renaissance and the Harlem Renaissance collide in a delicious blend of cultures and the Nightingale sings the blues! Created by Judy Cooper Lyle and cast. Ages 8+

Silent Poetry 2

Kirsten Stephens and Dean Hatton
Former students of Marcel Marceau share reflections of this great artist and visionary of the human spirit through their funniest and most thoughtful work, inspired by the man who gave poetry to silence. Choreographed by Kirsten and Dean.

Tales… Of the Expected!

Ari Hoptman
A collection of some of the stories you grew up with, but with considerably more shtick. Plus some less familiar ones for your consideration. Each performance will feature different tales, so keep coming back! Written by Ari Hoptman. Ages 16+

Tech Support: The Musical

Boll & Hertel Productions
Musical theater/Comedy
From Eau Claire, Wis.: A scheming corporation and clueless customer service reps clash with one angry caller in “Tech Support,” the musical comedy that’ll strike a chord with anyone who has ever called for help and wished they hadn’t. Written by Adam Boll & Joshua Hertel. Ages 12+

Untitled Duet with Houseplant

Noah Bremer
A man. A plant. A quest for joy. Noah Bremer of Live Action Set and the 2005 Fringe hit “Please Don’t Blow up Mr. Boban” proves hilarious with his physical elasticity, fantastical logic and unflinching spunk. Created by Noah Bremer. Ages 8+


Dante Pirtle
Musical theater/Hip hop/rap
An urban musical about the end of hip-hop. A musical satire starting at hip-hop culture’s beginning in 1984 and ending up in the present. Written by Dante Pirtle. Ages 17+ Adult language, Strobe lights

You /Provoke /Me

Same Planet Different World Dance Theatre
From Chicago: Smart, sexy and seductive, one of Chicago’s premier modern dance companies delivers a high-octane performance that will leave you stimulated and wanting more. Choreographed by Joanna Rosenthal and Daniel Stark. Ages 16+ Adult language

Thursday, July 30

5:30 You /Provoke /Me
7:00 Tech Support
8:30 Murder on the Mighty…
10:00 Blue Ribbon Burlesque

Friday, July 31

5:30 The Frog Prince
7:00 Silent Poetry 2
8:30 You /Provoke /Me
10:00 Tales… Of the Expected!

Saturday, August 1

1:00 WORD
2:30 The Frog Prince
4:00 You /Provoke /Me
5:30 Murder on the Mighty…
7:00 Blue Ribbon Burlesque
8:30 Tech Support
10:00 Full Frontal

Sunday, August 2

1:00 Tales… Of the Expected!
2:30 The Nightingale
4:00 Tech Support
5:30 The Frog Prince
7:00 Silent Poetry 2
8:30 Full Frontal
10:00 Untitled Duet with…

Monday, August 3

5:30 Full Frontal
7:00 You /Provoke /Me
8:30 The Nightingale
10:00 Untitled Duet with…

Tuesday, August 4

5:30 WORD
7:00 Murder on the Mighty…
8:30 You /Provoke /Me
10:00 Blue Ribbon Burlesque

Wednesday, August 5

5:30 Silent Poetry 2
7:00 Tales… Of the Expected!
8:30 The Nightingale
10:00 Full Frontal

Thursday, August 6

5:30 Tales… Of the Expected!
7:00 Tech Support
8:30 Untitled Duet with…
10:00 WORD




Friday, August 7

4:00 The Nightingale
5:30 Silent Poetry 2
7:00 The Frog Prince
8:30 Murder on the Mighty…
10:00 Untitled Duet with…

Saturday, August 8

1:00 WORD
2:30 Silent Poetry 2
4:00 Blue Ribbon Burlesque
5:30 Tales… Of the Expected!
7:00 The Frog Prince
8:30 Full Frontal
10:00 The Nightingale

Sunday, August 9

1:00 Tech Support
2:30 Blue Ribbon Burlesque
4:00 Murder on the Mighty…
5:30 WORD
7:00 Untitled Duet with…
8:30 Fringe Encore