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Shows & Performances at the Ives

 

Robin Hood: The Merry Musical

June 23, 2020–August 14, 2020

Great for all ages - join in on the hijinks with this new musical adaptation of Robin Hood!

Shows at 10:00 am or 12:30 pm.

Tickets: $18 Premium Seats; $16 Adult; $14 Youth (17 & under); $21 Adult with Lap Pass; $9 Field Trip Group (10 or more).

Excitement runs high in this thrilling new musical adaptation of the favorite childhood adventure story. Enter Sherwood Forrest with Robin Hood, the legendary hero! Wielding a bow and arrow, Robin and his merry men join forces to stand up for what’s right. But in this hilarious new take on the fabled story, Robin and his friends are full of hijinks, clowning and fun—and they’ll include the audience in the action. Don’t be surprised if you’re asked to yell out, “They went that way!” or cheer, “Long live Robin Hood!” in this swashbuckling musical. It’s great fun for all ages. 

Piano Man

August 12, 2020–August 20, 2020

Stroll down memory lane with this salute to classic rock n' roll.

Shows on Wednesdays and Thursdays, August 12-20 at 1:00 pm

Tickets: Adults $32 each; Groups of 10 or more $27 each ($47 for show and gourmet lunch). Call 612-440-7529 to reserve show seats for your group or seats at the gourmet lunch before the show.

A melodious salute to the '50s, '60s and '70s, through the classic songs of Jerry Lee Lewis, Elton John, Billy Joel and more! This fun-filled trip down memory lane features a full band with Brian Pekol on keyboards singing such tunes as "Great Balls of Fire", "Rocket Man", "Benny and the Jets" and, of course, "Piano Man". Produced by Sidekick Theatre.

 

Man in Black: The Music of Johnny Cash

September 16, 2020–September 24, 2020

Come celebrate the music of the legendary Johnny Cash.

Shows on Wednesdays and Thursdays, September 16-24 at 1:00 pm

Tickets: Adults $32 each; Groups of 10 or more $27 each ($47 for show and gourmet lunch). Call 612-440-7529 to reserve show seats for your group or seats at the gourmet lunch before the show.

A rousing celebration of the legendary Johnny Cash. His unique sound embraced country music, rock and roll, rockabilly, blues, folk and gospel, so expect this concert to be jam-packed with such hits as "I Walk the Line", "Ring of Fire", "Get Rhythm" and, of course, "Folsom Prison Blues". Featuring Brian Pekol and his band. Produced by Sidekick Theatre.

 

SimpleGifts with Billy McLaughlin Presents The Young & the Rest…

September 20, 2020

Revel in the timeless music of Neil Young and other artists from that era in this Sunday at the Ives concert from SimpleGifts with Billy McLaughlin.

Show starts at 2:00 pm.

Tickets: Adults $38 each; Seniors $34 each; Groups of 10 or more $32

The talented women of SimpleGifts along with Billy McLaughlin presents The Young & the Rest...  An acoustic tribute to Neil Young and the rest of your favorite artists who defined an era and whose popularity endures - Crosby, Stills and Nash, The Eagles, Joni Mitchell, America and more. This concert is women loving songs made famous by (mostly) men - with the vocal magic you only find from the ladies of SimpleGifts, plus a Celtic-Twist!

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

October 07, 2020–November 12, 2020

Enjoy a wild weekend in the Catskills with Lois, Marge and the music of Neil Sedaka in this delightful and nostalgic musical.

Shows on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, October 7-November 12 at 1:00 pm; Select weekend performances.

Tickets: Adults $32 each; Groups of 10 or more $27 each ($47 for show and gourmet lunch). Call 612-440-7529 to reserve show seats for your group or seats at the gourmet lunch before the show.

Set at a Catskills resort in 1960, this is the sweetly comic story of Lois and Marge, two friends from Brooklyn in search of good times and romance over one wild Labor Day weekend. The score showcases 18 Neil Sedaka classics, including "Where the Boys Are", "Sweet Sixteen", "Calendar Girl", "Love Will Keep Us Together" and, of course, the chart-topping title song. Produced by Sidekick Theatre.

"Effervescent and irresistible! An utter charm!" - WOR Radio

 

Great Country Music: Duets, Hits & More!

November 01, 2020

Delve into the country music duets and hits you love with this concert by Colleen Raye, Bobby Vandell, and The Wranglers.

Show on Sunday, November 1 at 2:00 pm

Tickets: Adults $38 each; Groups of 10 or more $32 each. Call 952-948-6507 to reserve show seats for your group.

Colleen Raye, Midwest Rock and Country Hall of Fame inductee Bobby Vandell, and The Wranglers band combine their talents to present some of the best country music of all time! Featuring old and new classics, the duo will showcase the duets and hits you love best - Kenny & Dolly, Loretta & Conway, Johnny & June; plus the Everly Brothers, Patsy Cline, Buck Owens, and more!

 

Michael Monroe Presents: Folk Legends

November 08, 2020

Relive the memories with Michael Monroe as he performs folk legend favorites.

Show on Sunday, November 8 at 2:00 pm

Tickets: Adults $36 each; Groups of 10 or more $30 each. Call 952-948-6507 to reserve show seats for your group.

Minnesota's own Emmy award-winning acoustic troubadour, Michael Monroe, performs an evening of warmhearted "folk legend favorites" by James Taylor, Cat Stevens, Gordon Lightfoot, Joni Mitchell, Simon & Garfunkel, Peter, Paul & Mary and more. Michael's rich vocals, crystal/bamboo flutes and hand-crafted Seaton guitars showcase his signature sound. Hits include "Moonshadow," "Fire and Rain," "Jet Plane," "Wild World," "Feelin Groovy," "You've Got A Friend," "I Dig Rock and Roll Music," "Peace Train," "If You Could Read My Mind" and more. These tunes inspire fond memories, spark your imagination and stir your soul!

 

The Elves & The Shoemaker

November 17, 2020–December 30, 2020

A holiday musical for the entire family, this whimsical tale tells of elves who help a poor cobbler achieve prosperity by making the most fantastic and magical shoes ever seen!

Shows at 10:00 am or 12:30 pm.

Tickets: $18 Premium Seats; $16 Adult; $14 Youth (17 & under); $21 Adult with Lap Pass; $9 Field Trip Group (10 or more).

An upbeat, whimsical tale about a troupe of elves who help restore a poor cobbler to prosperity by making a pair of the most fantastic and magical shoes ever seen. This heart-warming adaptation tells of midnight enchantment and of virtue and generosity rewarded. It’s the perfect holiday story and great fun for all ages.

"The blending of comic zaniness with a truly sweet and tender story makes for a joyous piece of holiday entertainment." - Star Tribune

Christmastide with the Celtic Sounds of SimpleGifts with Billy McLaughlin

December 15, 2020–December 16, 2020

Christmastide is a Celtic-spiced magical musical journey deep into the heart of the Christmas spirit.

For 1:00 pm, Tickets: Adults, $32 each; groups of 10+ $27 each ($47 for show and gourmet lunch). Groups, please call 952-948-6507 to make your reservations for the show and gourmet lunch.

For 7:30 pm, Tickets: Adults, $38 each; groups of 10+ $32 each

As long-time fans can attest, SimpleGifts makes musical magic with their Christmastide show. The six-member group combines violin, Celtic whistle and bagpipes, piano, acoustic guitar and percussion with angelic three-part vocals to create a "modern Old-World" sound that transcends usual holiday shows. There is nothing ordinary about the arrangements this group delivers in concert, and they have a wonderful report on stage. If you can see only one Christmas show this year, make it Christmastide!

Over the River and Through the Woods

April 01, 2021–May 27, 2021

Nick's grandparents pull out all the stops to keep him from moving away, including inviting the lovely - and single - Caitlin O'Hare to dinner as bait!

Shows on Wednesdays and Thursdays, April-May 2021 at 1:00pm.                              

Tickets: Adults $32 each; Groups of 10 or more $27 each ($47 for show and gourmet lunch). Call 612-440-7529 to reserve show seats for your group or seats at the gourmet lunch before the show.

Nick is a 32 old single Italian-American man who dutifully has dinner with both sets of his grandparents every Sunday. When he announces he's leaving New Jersey to take a job in Seattle, his grandparents pull out all the stops to change his mind, including bringing to dinner the lovely—and single—Caitlin O'Hare as bait.

"A hilarious family comedy loaded with laughs every step of the way ." —Star-Ledger

 

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