Venue Details

Illusion Theater
Hennepin Center for the Arts - 8th Floor 528 Hennepin Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-339-4944
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4.6 / 5 Rated by 27 members
Review from rhonda
Red Velvet 245 events 227 reviews

I thoroughly enjoyed the show. It was great fun and the actors fit their parts perfectly. Very talented cast.

reviewed Jun 23 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Kurt Biedermann
Red Velvet 23 events 12 reviews

Fun show - brought back memories of happier times. Recommend for a light-hearted evening of fun.

reviewed Jun 18 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Turtleox
24 events 15 reviews

The actors tried their hardest, but the play would have been better with more dialog and a few less songs.

reviewed Jun 14 2012 report as inappropriate
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Event Website

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Description

“Who doesn’t love Gilligan’s Island?” asks MMT artistic director Steven Meerdink. “Whether you grew up with the show, or whether you discovered it during reruns, Gilligan’s Island is firmly rooted in our popular culture.  Certainly the show was written to entertain, but at the heart of the story is the idea that these seven people from very different walks of life must learn to cooperate with each other to survive. From that we get both the humor and the heart of this tale.”

Gilligan’s Island: The Musical first workshopped in Los Angeles in 1989 and the show debuted in Flat Rock, North Carolina in 1992. From there it went to Chicago, San Diego, and Thousand Oaks, and has subsequently been seen in multiple regional productions. An independently produced national tour traveled the country in 2009, playing to sold-out houses.

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