Play! out of the Barn: Donald Giovanni in Cornlandia
A Picnic Operetta By Mixed Precipitation
Republican candidates converge on a small agrarian town in Middle America. Real Estate tycoon Donald Giovanni and his campaign staff have left a trail of broken hearts and broken promises in their attempt to woo voters. Now a strange supernatural force has been ignited to bring him down. It’s a mix of Mozart, ’80s pop, and hair bands! Tasty, garden fresh bites will be served throughout the show to celebrate harvest and campaign fever.
This one-of-a-kind show is directed by Kym Longhi, with a new script by music director Jerrod Wendland. The classic Italian comedic opera meets ’80s hair bands and modern day political drama. Along with music by Mozart and Italian libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte, the cast sinks their teeth into the songs of Bon Jovi, AC/DC, Lionel Richie, and Tears for Fears.
Fun for all ages, this mix of theater, food, and music runs approximately one hour and 15 minutes.
Suggested ticket price $10. Call 507.352.4255 to reserve tickets.
Mixed Precipitation is a performance company exploring text, space and form with festive theatrical events that inspire social engagement. The Picnic Operetta is a lively theater experience touring to community gardens and other green spaces. A five-course tasting menu of locally grown, performance-inspired delicacies is served during each show bringing together classical music, horticulture, food, and storytelling into a celebration of ecosystems.