If you're a theater fan, mark your calendars: there's plenty to do when it comes to stage performances in Saint Paul this week, from a reenactment of Emmett Till's tragic story to a lovey-dovey musical.
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This performance will make its world premiere at the Penumbra Theatre in Saint Paul and follows a small, segregated town as it goes through a generational shift. Reenacting the story of Emmett Till, this true story presents a haunting, terrifying and unforgettable picture of a case of international attention and condemnation.
When: Wednesday, February 13, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Penumbra Theatre, 270 N. Kent St.
Capital City Cabaret presents Cupid's Curse
This glittery performance features burlesque, boylesque, drag and soulful singing. Come celebrate love and yearning with hints of comedy just in time for Valentine's Day.
When: Wednesday, February 13, 8 p.m.
Where: The Cabaret @ Camp, 490 N. Robert
Til Death: A Marriage Musical
The fifth-annual "A Marriage Musical" combines comedy and love. Expect a variety of happy songs about the beauty of lifelong camaraderie. Coffee and cupcakes are included in the price of entry. Michael Pearce Donley will perform love songs during intermission.
When: Thursday, February 14, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Art House North, 793 Armstrong Ave.