Arts & Performance

Transit Authority: Chicago Tribute

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres welcomes Transit Authority for their first-ever tribute to the famous rock band Chicago. The band has presented sold-out shows across the country, performing Chicago’s biggest hits, including “Saturday in the Park,” “Just You and Me” and more. $55, includes dinner. 8 p.m. The Fireside, Chanhassen Dinner Theatres, 501 W. 78th St., Chanhassen; 952.934.1525; Read more about Transit Authority: Chicago Tribute

Steel Magnolias

Steel Magnolias follows six Southern women as they go through life’s trials and triumphs. Laugh and cry as they mull over questions of life, death, family and everything in between. $24-$35. 7:30 p.m. Old Log Theater, 5185 Meadville St., Excelsior; 952.474.5951; Read more about Steel Magnolias

Starry River of the Sky

Stages Theatre Company brings to life the world premiere of this Chinese tale, written by Grace Lin in collaboration with Mu Performing Arts. The story focuses on a young boy, Rendi, living in the Village of Clear Sky. He is the only one in the village who seems to notice the absence of the moon. The adventurous tale is full of Chinese folklore and fascinating characters. $15, check website for showtimes; 952.979.1111. Read more about Starry River of the Sky


Presented by Minnetonka High School, this award-winning musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice features Argentina’s complex and controversial first lady, Eva Peron, and follows her through her life and rise to power. The musical fuses 20th-century history with Latin, pop and jazz music, including the hit “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina.” 7:30 p.m. Weekend matinees, 2 p.m.  952.401.5898 Read more about Evita

Kids' Art Studio

Help your little Picasso learn more about art. Using high-quality materials and techniques used by professional artists, children will learn to draw, sculpt, collage and more. This after-school program is a great way for children to use their energy in a creative environment and develop artistic skill. Open to kindergarten through third grade. 952.401.6800. Read more about Kids' Art Studio

Welcome Spring Concert

In celebration of the Music Association of Minnetonka’s 40th anniversary, the Welcome Spring Concert will include many of the association’s orchestras, choruses and choirs. The event features talented musicians, young and old, with Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony as the highlight. 952.401.5954. Read more about Welcome Spring Concert

The True Story of the Three Little Pigs

Order in the court! Stages Theatre Company puts the classic Three Little Pigs character, the big bad wolf, on trial. Based on the children’s book of the same title, this musical comedy will have you laughing and grooving. Plus, the ending is all up to you—in this staging, the audience will decide the fate of the big bad wolf. Check website for matinee times. 952.979.1111. Read more about The True Story of the Three Little Pigs


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