Volunteer Appreciation Month - They Build Our Sets!

Volunteer Appreciation Month - They Build Our Sets!

Behind each set and prop on the Lyric Arts Stage is a team of volunteers who work to ensure that every detail is accounted for and every nail is in place.

"We have a fantastic crew that is part of our Production Team. We have a number of volunteers who are here almost every day of the week, they build our sets, they put together our props. The incredible sets that you see would not exist without our volunteers," Gina Sauer, Lyric Arts' Volunteer Coordinator said.

For the Set Volunteers, having fun on the job is a big reason why they enjoy coming in each day.

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Panda Podcasts - Join us in our Space Mission!

Panda Podcasts - Join us in our Space Mission!

WHAT DID YOU SAY? - EPISODE 4 IS NOW AVAILABLE!

We invite to you to boldy go where no space panda has gone before.... Join us in our Revenge of the Space Pandas Podcast mission for your chance to experience the new Urban Air Adventure Park opening this summer in Coon Rapids.  Bring us the code!

Find out more about how you can join the mission and find the secret code!

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Director's Take: Revenge of the Space Pandas Opening April 28

Director's Take: Revenge of the Space Pandas Opening April 28

Our Production Director, Brian J. Proball is making his Lyric Arts directorial debut with our production of Revenge of the Space Pandas. Pulitzer-prize winning playwright, David Mamet, pens this colorful children's sci-fi fantasy full of vibrant characters and hilarious dialogue perfectly suited to our second annual Theater for Young Performers production. 

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THIS JUST IN: Reviews for "Urinetown The Musical"

THIS JUST IN: Reviews for "Urinetown The Musical"

At the end of Sundays performance of "Urinetown The Musical," Lyric Arts invited many of Twin Cities Theater's finest bloggers to stick around after the show and interview some of the cast and crew and some of their reviews are ready and posted!

Be sure to check out all the reviews from Cherry and Spoon, Twin Cities Stages, Play off the Page, No Filter Review.

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22nd Season Announcement

22nd Season Announcement

In case you missed it, we recently announced our 22nd second season! It was a fun night and homecoming for many of our artists. Our new season brings plenty of laughs from shows like You Can't Take it With You, fantastic musical numbers like ones in Guys & Dolls, and some very powerful scripts from award winning playwrights like Tracy Letts who wrote our January production Superior Donuts. Our season will even begin with Lyric Art's first ever remount of a show, Always...Patsy Cline.

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Director's Take: Urinetown The Musical - Opening March 10

Check out our Resident Director, Matt McNabb, talk about Urinetown The Musical at our season preview event this past fall! Not only that, but hear cast member Kate Beahen (who plays Little Sally) sing the song Privilege to Pee from the musical. This song is sung by the character Miss Pennywise, who will be played by Audrey Johnson. You may remember Audrey from our January production of Silent Sky as Henrietta Leavitt.

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Announcing the Cast of "Revenge of the Space Pandas."

Announcing the Cast of "Revenge of the Space Pandas."

Our Production Director, Brian J. Proball is making his Lyric Arts directorial debut with our production of Revenge of the Space Pandas. Pulitzer-prize winning playwright, David Mamet, pens this colorful children's sci-fi fantasy full of vibrant characters and hilarious dialogue perfectly suited to our second annual Theater for Young Performers production. 

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Director's Take: The Drawer Boy - Opening February 3

Director's Take: The Drawer Boy - Opening February 3

Lyric Arts sat down with Director Joshua Campbell to talk about the power story that is "The Drawer Boy."  The compelling story of two World War II vets and how one curious actor stirs up a conversation about their past that brings light to the power of truth, memory and storytelling.  To find out more about "The Drawer Boy" (Feb3-19), watch our Director's Take video featuring Joshua Campbell.

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