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Something About A Bear

Date: 04/18/2013

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Thrust Theater Rarig Center

Cost: $5 Students $10 Everyone Else


The Department of Theatre Arts & Dance, in collaboration with Theatre Novi Most, present the world premiere of Something About A Bear a modern fairy tale by well-known playwright Constance Congdon. Novi Most founders/artistic directors Lisa Channer and Vladimir Rovinsky will stage the production. Inspired by a beloved Russian story and reimagined in northern Minnesota, this tale features a mischievous wizard, a bear turned man, a cross-dressing princess, an epic snowstorm, and a tyrant king. Audiences ages 8-80 will delight in its magic, music, humor and heart. This production is part of Theatre Arts & Dance's Re-imagining Communirty Arts Partnerships (Ri-CAP) program.  A post show discussion with the cast and directors follows this performance.



  • Name: Carrie Van Hallgren
  • E-mail: cvanhall@umn.edu
  • Phone: 612-625-1052
  • Sponsored by: Theatre Arts & Dance, Institute for Advanced Study


For parking information, visit http://www1.umn.edu/pts/park/index.html The 21st Avenue Ramp on the West Bank is nearest the Rarig Center.

Reservation Information:

Tickets may be purchased in person, over the phone at (612) 624-2345 or online here. Tickets are $5 for students, $10 for everyone else. (A $1 per ticket fee applies.)

More information: https://theatre.umn.edu

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact Carrie Van Hallgren, cvanhall@umn.edu, 612-625-1052. 

ASL interpreted performance is Friday, April 19 at 7:30pm.
Audio described performance is Saturday, April 20 at 7:30pm.

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