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Guthrie Theater - Wurtele Thrust Stage
818 South Second St. Minneapolis, MN 55415
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7 reviews
4 stars
Get to the bar line early but you'll be rewarded with a good coktail if you do
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"The Winter's Tale"
10 ratings
3.0 average rating
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4 reviews
6 stars
attended Mar 03 2011

One of the best productions of this show I have ever seen. The three lead women were wonderful, it was their show! The production was engaging and beautifully presented. This was a director who understood the work and cast it beautifully. The male...continued

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 02 2011

It had a slow start, and we wondered about our decision to see it, but then picked up and we enjoyed it. Some very funny scenes. Staging was beautiful.

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Mar 04 2011

It was the worst play I've ever seen at the Guthrie.

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Audiences are encouraged to come early and take their seats by 10 minutes before curtain to witness The Winter’s Tale company enact a pre-show ahead of the action of the play.
“One of the best Shakespeare productions I’ve ever seen.* *I’m going to call it: this will likely prove to be one of the best shows of the year.” —
“A top-notch cast, a striking design.” —City Pages
“An exceptional cast, even by the Guthrie’s impeccable standards…” —


Ball gowns meet bluegrass in this fairytale romance that blends two wildly different worlds filled with music and dance: a bone-chilling ballroom where jealousy erupts and an enchanted forest where young passion blooms. At the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve, one royal family’s dream turns into a nightmare. Suspecting his queen cheated on him, a jealous king banishes her and their newborn from the court. Years later the child, a free-spirited young woman, falls for a handsome prince among the flowers of Bohemia. Yet as quickly as their love is forbidden, a series of twists lead them both to a magical homecoming like never imagined.