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MPLS: Stories Now and Then - Dovie Thomason & Loren Niemi

  • Open Eye Figure Theatre 506 East 24th Street Minneapolis, MN, 55404 United States (map)

A mini-storytelling Festival of uniquely told, heartfelt narratives, Stories Now and Then, presents five exceptional performers each telling a 45-minute story. Six performances, five storytellers sharing paired stories that careen from humor to wisdom and back again on the intimate Open Eye Stage.

 • Dovie Thomason, who is considered by many as the finest Native American teller today, shares "Space Cadet" in which NASA meets mythology and humor infects Cosmology. Sept. 13-15

• Chicago based Megan Wells brings Oscar Wilde's "The Canterville Ghost" to life in all it's shimmering beauty. Sept. 20-22

• Howard Lieberman's powerful testimony of the "Death Camp Diaries" was a “Best of” at the 2009 MN Fringe Festival.  Sept 13 and Sept 21

• The ‘Godfather” of Twin Cities Storytellers, Loren Niemi tells "Finding Gregory" a lyrical view of friendship and the "be here now" that is living with Alzheimer’s. Sept 14 and Sept 22

• Debra Ting offers "Quothe the Raven" a vision of Edgar Allan Poe with feathers and the glint of an all-knowing eye. Sept 15 and Sept 20

Earlier Event: September 14
MPLS: Story Studio 2-Day Workshop - Day 1