Venue Details

23 Star Starred
History Theatre
Between Cedar and Wabasha 30 East Tenth Street St. Paul, MN 55101
651-292-4323
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Sadly there is not a moderately priced cafe/wine bar within 2 blocks. The nearby Radisson (maybe it's a Towne Court) has a very mediocre restaurant. On the corner is a LOUD place 'Waters....something' but I'm concerned that restauranteurs ignore needs of 'mature' people. I sincerely hope when St Paul redoes the former Macy's block, it includes a restaurant/bar similar - if not the same- as the old Rosewood Rm.
Courting Harry dining Apr 11 2014 star this tip starred
Roxanne
This family has been regulars at the History Theater for years. We have always parked in the ramp by the Children's Museum, just a block away. Now we are looking forward to taking the light rail from the burbs and avoiding parking all together. When the Central Corder opens in June, the train will stop literally at the door of the History Theatre. This tremendous venue will be incredibly accessible from anywhere the light rail goes or can be picked up!
The Incredible Season of Ronnie Rabinovitz info Feb 15 2014 star this tip starred

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16 events
11 reviews
0 stars
attended Feb 14 2014

Great show! Well written, well cast (especially the dad and the sheriff!). Just plain fun. The 60's era set was perfect! Good for everyone from kids to boomers and beyond. Some of us will remember. Some will learn new bits of history. Very cool!

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90 events
40 reviews
31 stars
attended Feb 15 2014

This was a very enjoyable play. The young boy does an amazing job, and it was a very entertaining evening. The only problem we had was my date did not have enough leg room. He was very cramped and couldn't help but have his knees against the seat...continued

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EmDub
30 events
25 reviews
14 stars
attended Feb 20 2014

The History Theatre is proving itself, not just as a good place to see history-related plays, but as a place that is among the Twin Cities' best for high-quality theater (that happen to have a history-related dimension).

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Website

http://www.historytheatre.com/2013-2014/the-incredible-season-of-...

Description

The Incredible Season of Ronnie Rabinovitz was commissioned by History Theatre and was part of the 2013 RAW STAGES New Works Festival and a Next Stages workshop in the fall of 2013. This world premiere production will feature Ansa Akyea as Jackie Robinson, Peter Middlecamp as Senator John F. Kennedy, and Jack Alexander as Ronnie Rabinovitz. They will be joined by Mark Benninghofen, Teri Parker Brown, E.J. Subkoviak, and Jim Stowell.

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Creative Team

directed by Ron Peluso

scenic design by Rick Polenek

lighting design by Chris Johnson

costume design by Sonya Berlovitz

video and sound design by C. Andrew Mayer

properties design by Kirby Moore

stage management by Janet L. Hall*

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Cast

*Ansa Akyea __— Jackie Robinson

Jack Alexander — Ronnie Rabinovitz

Mark Benninghofen — Mr. Rabinovitz

Teri Parker Brown — Mrs. Rabinovitz

Peter Middlecamp — John F. Kennedy

E.J. Subkoviak — Sheriff

Jim Stowell — Harvey____

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Approximate running time is 90 minutes, with no intermission.

About the Ticket Supplier: History Theatre

History Theatre seeks to inspire, entertain and provoke audiences through the creation of new plays that explore Minnesota's past and the diverse American experience.