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December 16, 2016 - 7:30pm through December 18, 2016 - 2:00pm

"Choreographer Andrew Rist's classic interpretation focuses on telling the story through the dramatic flow of the dancing. Notable for its stunning design and energetic performances, this 'Nutcracker' makes the children a vital part of the story." - Pioneer Press

A family...

Katie McMahon's Celtic Christmas
December 23, 2016 - 7:30pm

An O'Shaughnessy holiday tradition! Katie McMahon's gorgeous soprano voice was one of the things that made "Riverdance" such a sensation. 

Katie has graced the stage of The O’Shaughnessy for over 10 years, becoming one of the theater’s liveliest holiday traditions. Her ode to the...

Twin Cities Chinese Dance Center
January 14, 2017 - 7:00pm through January 15, 2017 - 2:00pm

As the Year of the Rooster is approaching Twin Cities Chinese Dance Center wishes: the great luck and happiness will bring to all our friends in the Twin Cities area. 

To celebrate Chinese New Year, our artistic director Huanru Zhang is directing and choreographing a magnificent over...

CAAM Dance: Keepsakes
January 28, 2017 - 7:00pm through January 29, 2017 - 2:00pm

The only thing you need to know about Chinese New Year is see this show!  As boy meets girl be dazzled by some of the most the graceful, intricate, acrobatic dancing you will see all year.

Can love overcome tradition? Enter a world of Chinese rituals, celebrations and matchmaking,...

The Love Show with Kevin Kling & Friends
February 14, 2017 - 7:00pm

Back by popular demand, the O’Shaughnessy announces a new show for the 2016-17 Season: The Love Show featuring Kevin Kling, Dan Chouinard, Bradley Greenwald, Prudence Johnson, Simone Perrin, Claudia Schmidt, and Dane Stauffer.

This year’s show highlights...

Maria Schneider
February 16, 2017 - 7:30pm

On stage at The O’Shaughnessy for the first time, 5-time Grammy-award-winning composer-orchestrator Maria Schneider’s music has been hailed by critics as “evocative, majestic, magical, heart-stoppingly gorgeous, and beyond categorization.”

In The Thompson Fields...

February 18, 2017 - 7:00pm

Nearly 200 dancers from Rince na Chroi will perform that evening, with musical accompaniment by the Two Tap Trio Dance Band.  The show will also feature special musical guests The...

Threads Dance Project
February 24, 2017 - 10:00am through February 25, 2017 - 7:30pm

This contemporary dance company from Golden Valley offers an expressive re-telling of slavery's abolition through spirituals and dance.

The Secrets of Slave Songs examines slavery’s abolition and its consequences in the United States. Expressive choreography, combined with...

Nice Work If You Can Get It
March 10, 2017 - 7:00pm through March 12, 2017 - 2:00pm

A sparkling, madcap tale of 1920’s bootleggers filled with laughter and romance. 

This Tony award-winning musical features a treasure trove of George and Ira Gershwin’s most beloved hits.

What:    Nice Work If You Can Get It. Music by...

Sharon Isbin & Isabel Leonard
April 2, 2017 - 2:00pm

An evening of musical magic with St. Louis Park native and Grammy-winning master guitarist Sharon Isbin and Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard.

Sharon Isbin is recognized as one of the foremost interpreters of Spanish guitar music. Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard’s...