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Philemon and Baucis - Planet in Peril: A Picnic Operetta AUGUST 25th
Loring Park Garden of the Seasons
Minneapolis, MN
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Those contributing on-line are encouraged to contribute on a sliding scale starting at $15. All are ALWAYS WELCOME at our performances. No one turned away for lack of funds.  

The Picnic Operetta is an accessible performance because of your generous contributions.

We encourage a $10 - 20 suggested donation per person at performances.

A new adaptation of Haydns rarely performed 1773 marionette opera, featuring the music of Queen!

Returning from space exploration in a far off galaxy, space cadets Jupiter and Mercury return to earth to find humanity decimated by plague. Surviving citizens are cold, suspicious, and hooked on banality. Our gods-in-disguise prowl about town looking for someplace to unveil their gender-bending extravaganza. No one will give these gods a chance but the down-trodden tavern of Philemon and Baucis.  

This production explores fear, displacement, and hospitality to strangers from another world. We celebrate the natural human yearning to heal the planet  while gazing into the great beyond. This space-age, romantic adventure features the beloved melodies of Haydns The Creation and the defiant rock n roll of Queen! That means German opera and oratorio with the music of Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, and John Deacon.

This one-of-a-kind show is written and directed by Elizabeth Windnagel and Scotty Reynolds with music director Gary Ruschman.
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Aug 25, 2017 7:00 PM



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Contribution ($15.00 Minimum Donation)  
A suggested donation is encouraged at performances. Those reserving on-line, we appreciate a $15 contribution per person.  
 
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Location

Loring Park Garden of the Seasons (View)
1382 Willow Street
Minneapolis, MN 55408
United States


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Arts > Opera
Arts > Performance
Arts > Theatre
Music > All Ages
Music > Classical

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: Yes!
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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