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On The Street
July 12, 2017
Commentary: Live theater adds to quality of life
By Tom Obert, Alexandria, MN "Whoever neglects the arts when he is young has lost the past and is dead to the future." Sophocles said that. I never met the man, but I think he was on to something. One should always lead off a discussion about the arts with a quote from Sophocles...
July 12, 2017 - 4:44pm
June 21, 2017
Sweetland runs this week at Theatre L'Homme Dieu
A musical production about a young woman who crosses a sea and a continent to marry a bachelor farmer she has never seen plays this week at Theatre...
June 21, 2017 - 12:24pm
May 25, 2017
Alexandria students write their own play within a musical
This version of "Our Town" is being born in our town. An idea nearly three years in the making will soon come to life, as Friday, May 26, marks...
May 25, 2017 - 5:33am
April 20, 2017
A focus on the feud: AAAA stages 'Romeo and Juliet'
One of the most well-known love stories in the world will soon make its debut on the Alexandria Area Arts Association stage. Friday, April...
April 20, 2017 - 3:45pm
March 31, 2017
Find out 'whodonut' in Discovery Middle School spring play
The Discovery Middle School theater department will present "Whodonut," an 80s-style school mystery for all ages, on Friday, March 31, at 6 p.m....
March 31, 2017 - 9:00am
January 6, 2017
Alex high's 'Footloose' earns prestigious award
For the first time, the Alexandria Area High School theater department has received the highest possible award from the Hennepin Theatre Trust's...
January 6, 2017 - 10:00am
December 14, 2016
Theatre L'Homme Dieu announces 57th season
Theatre L'Homme Dieu will celebrate its 57th season with musicals, comedies and dramas spanning a century, as well as a curated concert series. Season passes (one admission per theatrical production) and flex passes (five admissions to be used any time for theatrical productions)...
December 14, 2016 - 10:00am
LETTER: AAAA Theatre is blessing to this area
To the editor: After attending the Christmas Carol recently with my granddaughter, I was reminded again that we are very fortunate to have such talented people in the Alexandria area. The acting, the costumes, the sets in this production were all outstanding and the enactment of...
December 14, 2016 - 9:00am
December 13, 2016
New direction for Theatre L'Homme Dieu
Fresh off a successful first partnership with Alexandria community education, Theatre L'Homme Dieu has named Nicole Mulder as executive director....
December 13, 2016 - 3:02pm
December 7, 2016
LETTER: The theater, a place for progressive thought
To the editor: As a liberal and a voter, I want to thank the artists who continue to entertain us through the medium of theater. I have always appreciated the time to get away from daily issues and enjoy the performance. Ever since the time of the early Greeks, theater has been there...
December 7, 2016 - 8:00am
November 30, 2016
LETTER: Theater is not a place for liberal rants
To the editor: I am a conservative and a voter. I want to express my disappointment of politics now moving into live theater. Theater to me has always been a time to get away from daily issues and enjoy the story and performance. However, after recent events, I have decided not to...
November 30, 2016 - 8:00am
October 26, 2016
Midway Mall Cinema 9 is sold
Midway Mall Cinema 9 in Alexandria is being sold. Cinema Entertainment Corporation (CEC Theatres) in St. Cloud is purchasing Cinema 9 from Tentelino...
October 26, 2016 - 6:00am
September 9, 2016
Lakes Area Radio Theatre takes its show on the road
The public will have the opportunity to experience Lakes Area Radio Theatre twice this week. First, it will go back to the 1950s as it presents two shows at the theater on Lake Geneva on Friday, Sept 9, at 7 p.m. The actors include Kristin Woizeschke, Martin Kagermeier, Kristen Stenvik,...
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
September 2, 2016
Down at the drive-in: New generation keeps theater alive
In the cozy shadow of a majestic screen against a sunset backdrop, a little theater teems with life. Cars line up on grassy mounds. Music hums...
September 2, 2016 - 12:00am
August 24, 2016
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
The Alexandria Area High School (AAHS) Theatre Department will kick off its season on Saturday, Aug. 27 with Project 1440, a semiannual theater festival where a collection of short plays are written, cast, directed and performed in a span of 24 hours (or 1,440 minutes). The public...
August 24, 2016 - 12:00am