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Minnesota Centennial Showboat

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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
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
St paul,mn
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Sep 5, 2016
“Gem of a bygone era.”
Aug 20, 2016
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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
+1 651-227-1100
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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

Thank Christilee
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
Thank Lynda53_11
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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