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Commonweal Theatre Company

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Wonderful Life

Great performance, wonderful little town.seating is general admission, company of 40 performers... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2018
KLC2210
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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Comfortable theater, fantastic shows!

My husband and I recently returned to the Commonweal for our second performance. Both productions... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Kate_the_Professor
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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The Commonweal Theatre is Southeast Minnesota's premier live, professional, rotating repertory theatre. The season of 5 plays, plus an apprentice company production, runs March through December.
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206 Parkway Ave N, Lanesboro, MN 55949-9795
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Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Great performance, wonderful little town.seating is general admission, company of 40 performers. Very professional.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KLC2210
Reviewed 24 October 2018

My husband and I recently returned to the Commonweal for our second performance. Both productions we've seen ("Steel Magnolias" and "Dracula") were wonderful! The sets were crafted with care and attention to detail. The actors were passionate and clearly enjoy their craft. The theater itself...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kate_the_Professor
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We're always enjoy visiting the commonweal... talented artists sharing their gifts and so impressive.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paula M
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend this show—-see it before it closes this month. Intriguing story, strong performances.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Shannon P
Reviewed 13 October 2018

I have been a patron for years and each and every year I am blown away by the dedication to quality theatre and art. Your first step into this space you are taken away with curiosity. The ceilings, walls, and little spaces hold littles stories....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JHbeanie
Reviewed 10 October 2018

This is a professional theater in a small town. What a surprise. We saw 2 shows and both were great. Every seat in the theater is excellent. If you need to leave the theater, there is audio throughout the building so you don't miss any...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ALAN C
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Great actors and great venue in a beautiful scenic location. We came fran m St Paul for a get away weekend to see two different plays in one weekend. Very enjoyable. Looking at calendars to see when we can return.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank epazota
Reviewed 26 September 2018

What a fun performance! High energy, great vocals, audience participation. We really enjoyed it! This theater is such a value to the community. On a Monday night, there was not an empty seat in the place! Volunteers are very welcoming, the theater and lounge area...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bonnie k
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed our evening here. Staff and service is awesome. Production was fun. Audience involvement was a nice touch. We will visit again if ever in Lanesboro again.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank carolx2015
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing to see such high quality professional theater in a small town! I saw two shows this week and both were excellent, highly recommend!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Julie P
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My 13 year old says yes! It is pretty active and fun. It might be good to give him a little background to the story ahead of time.
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