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Minnesota Centennial Showboat

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Mark Twain's MISSISSIPPI

We went to the Flying Pig Production's new musical based on Mark Twain's Life on the Mississippi on... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2012
puffinmom
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Minnesota
Great way to spend the day...

Have been to 3 different shows here. All great, especially Sweeny Todd! Fun venue in a docked boat... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2012
Sightseer809815
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St paul,mn
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The Minnesota Centennial Showboat, docked on the banks of the Mighty Mississippi, makes old time theatre big time fun with its turn-of-the-century interior, vaudevillian entertainment, and timeless tales. Enjoy dinner or a river cruise with your...more
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Harriet Island, Saint Paul, MN 55107
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Reviewed 16 April 2012

We went to the Flying Pig Production's new musical based on Mark Twain's Life on the Mississippi on the Centennial Showboat which is docked (permanently, I think) at Harriet Island in St. Paul. It is a crew of young actors, pretty much, and is a...More

Date of experience: April 2012
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Reviewed 28 March 2012

Have been to 3 different shows here. All great, especially Sweeny Todd! Fun venue in a docked boat in the marina across from downtown St Paul. Go to a matinee...you get the most bang for your buck, then you can hike the Lilydale trail along...More

Date of experience: March 2012
1  Thank Sightseer809815
Reviewed 8 March 2012

I love supporting the arts, so what better way than supporting the University of MN Drama Department while taking in a show? The boat itself is very elegant - like a step back in time, with a sweeping staircase and old-world charm that makes it...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2011

What a charming venue! The playhouse is quaint and comfortable - not a bad seat in the house. We saw "The Match Girl" - a holiday play - beautiful set and costumes; wonderful acting and singing. It was enchanting. The playhouse is most suitable for...More

Date of experience: December 2011
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Reviewed 6 May 2009

The Showboat is a wonderful intimate place to watch a show. The cast is great, we really loved the oleo's. Also the only theatre I am aware of that offers online ticketing with NO ticket fee, we actually received a discount for booking online.

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