Venue Details

44 Star Starred
History Theatre
Between Cedar St. and Wabasha St. 30 East 10th St. St. Paul, MN 55101
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1 events
1 review
0 stars
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.
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27 events
14 reviews
3 stars
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!
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"This Side of Paradise"
30 ratings
4.0 average rating
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24 events
13 reviews
7 stars
attended May 12 2013

This was a fantastic production! The two Zeldas on stage at the same time was fascinating---contributing to bipolar personality of Zelda. The set added visual enjoyment. I expected it to be the telling of the book "This Side of Paradise" but it...continued

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18 events
10 reviews
6 stars
attended May 09 2013

I'd give this show a C-minus; it was decently performed on the part of the actors, but the material they worked with and some of the direction left me disappointed. This is a story that doesn't feel as though it should be turned into a musical, or...continued

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19 events
10 reviews
3 stars
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St. Paul’s original “IT” couple — F. Scott Fitzgerald and his muse Zelda — were glittering emblems of the Jazz Age, living a life filled with parties, fashion, and tabloid headlines. This new jazz musical, which premiered Off-Broadway, tells the tale of these storied lovers, capturing both the joy of their romance and their struggles for artistic identity and fame. From the world of literature to the glamor of Hollywood, the lives of Zelda and Scott reflected the era during which they lived: highs and lows, boom and bust, a thrilling rise and a devastating crash.