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6 Star Starred
Nimbus Theater
1517 Central Ave NE Minneapolis, MN 55413
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Central Ave is closed just south of the theater, so come to the theater from the north.
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Central Ave is closed off right near the theater, so if your coming from the south, you'll need to take 14th andgo to Monroe Ave. The detour signs are very confusing.
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Reviews & Ratings

12 ratings
4.1 average rating
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6 reviews
2 stars
attended Sep 23 2011

Warm and witty - very enjoyable. Mame Pelletier is especially effective in her role of Liz.

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5 reviews
5 stars
attended Sep 24 2011

Great performance, nice space! Cast was wonderful! The play is smart, and very funny!

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5 reviews
0 stars
attended Sep 18 2011

We really enjoyed it. It was funny, but also told a good story. The acting was good and the theatre setting was very nice.

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More Information



Freshwater Theatre Company is proud to present The Book of Liz by acclaimed writer David Sedaris and his sister, actress and writer Amy Sedaris, starring Mame Pelletier and directed by Scot Moore at the new Nimbus Theatre in northeast Minneapolis!

Sister Elizabeth (Liz) Donderstock (of the Squeamish colony) is about to be squeezed out of her life’s work – making world class cheese balls that almost single-handedly fund the colony. Her midlife version of Rumspringa and her colony’s attempts to cope with her absence paint the backdrop for this smart comedy by the brilliant brother/sister duo of David and Amy Sedaris.

About the Ticket Supplier: Freshwater Theatre Company

Founded by the husband and wife team of Ben Layne and Ruth Virkus, with the help of fantastic colleagues and friends, Freshwater Theatre Company’s motto is simple: we love good stories, told simply and told well. We believe that theatre can be transformative, revelatory, and educational, but we love it best when it’s a good time, too. We like to entertain, and we promise a helluva ride.