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Ames Center - Black Box Theatre
12600 Nicollet Ave. Burnsville, MN 55337
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5 events
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attended Jun 06 2014

The combination of Shakespeare and the Kabuki style of theatre proved quite enjoyable; the latter enhanced the comedy of many of the lines through the exaggerated vocal intonations and the postures. The shows features a very solid cast who did an...continued

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attended May 31 2014

This Play was over and above our expectations : the acting, costumes, set, direction all wonderful! Really exceptional and unique!! It reminded me of "kung Fu Hamlet" - a rolicking, hilarious show, with , in this case a clever melding with...continued

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Dale Newton
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attended Jun 14 2014

This play was great fun! The Kabuki style of presentation worked beautifuly with the classic Shakespeare script. The performers managed to use the Kabuki speaking styles and stylized gestures to great effect while still doing a clear...

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About the Ticket Supplier: Ames Center

The Ames Center, formerly the Burnsville Performing Arts Center is dedicated to: Fostering the growth, development and appreciation of the performing arts through the presentation of the broadest possible range of cultural, entertainment and artistic activities and events; providing a home to the community’s major performing arts groups; serving as a community center for the visual arts, business and educational meetings and presentations and providing economic stimulus for the benefit of the residents of Burnsville and the surrounding region.

This mission statement, as developed by VenuWorks, suggests that the Ames Center, in order to contribute to the creation of a vital, active downtown area, must host a broad spectrum of events including local arts, regional cultural organizations, popular concerts, family shows, business meetings, social gatherings and lectures and more.

From the City of Burnsville 2030 Comprehensive Plan:
“Art and culture are increasingly recognized as integral and necessary components of our social fabric, contributing to the economy and quality of life in cities and communities. In our increasingly mobile and diverse society, investments in culture and creativity are essential to building vibrant, competitive and sustainable communities for the twenty first century.”