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A Flight of Short Musicals - 2020


Our “short musicals” festival presented a flight of a half dozen 10 to 20-minute musicals, with brief intermissions between each to enjoy a flight of your favorite beverage – wine, specialty cocktails or non-alcoholic options!  The musicals included: 


My Boyfriend is an Alien (and I’m OK with that)

by Christine Toy Johnson & Bobby Cronin


The Manifesto

by Germaine Shames & Nadav Amir-Himmel 


Der Strunkenwhitenleider

by Scott Guy set to music by Liza Lehmann

Five Minutes 

by Benjamin Emory Larson and Eric "Pogi" Sumangil


Missing Karma by Timothy Huang 


Plus a few surprises!

Highlights from our January 2020 production!
The Reviews!

Cherry and Spoon:  "They're all truly delightful and unexpected, at least one locally written, and performed by a talented local cast."

Twin Cities Stages:  "A Flight of Short Musicals is a perfect show for anyone who is a fan of musical theater and wants to explore what the genre is capable of portraying in only a short amount of time."

Millennial on the Mezzanine:  "The talented cast of nine brings their A-game to make the audience believe their stories without any elaborate sets. And it works. These are some seriously strong actors that don’t need any bells and whistles to make you believe them. You just will."

Stages of Minnesota: "What was fun about this evening was that if you didn’t care for one of the pieces it’s no big deal it will be over shortly and you’ll have another musical to connect with. The strength of the evening is that you never feel that way about any of the shows, they are all enjoyable, fun well written and catchy."

Cast & Creative

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      Jim Ahrens                   Kyler Chase            Justin Michael Cooke*      Vanessa Gamble           

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      Anna Hickey               Tristen Sima               Leslie Vincent              Christine Wade*          Harrison Wade

Production Team

Director:                     Lindsay Fitzgerald

Stage Manager:         Z Makila            

Music Director:          Harrison Wade

Vocal Director:           Christine Wade

*Member of Actors Equity Association

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