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7309 Star Starred
Guthrie Theater - Wurtele Thrust Stage
818 South Second St. Minneapolis, MN 55415
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3.0 / 5 Rated by 10 members
Review from Karen

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

reviewed Mar 03 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from stevekit

get there early! very entertaining "pre-show".

reviewed Mar 08 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Nancy Wolterstorff-Burrell

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

reviewed Mar 04 2011 report as inappropriate
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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.

Joke Joint Comedy Club Sh*t-Faced Shakespeare: <em>A Midsummer Night's Dream</em> <em>Booty and the Beast</em> <em>The 39 Steps</em> <em>'Til Death: A Marriage Musical</em> <em>Thurgood</em>