August 14, 2022
New Eyes Festival 2017
Mu Performing Arts presents
New Eyes Festival 2017
Readings of three new works by contemporary Asian American playwrights:
“The Princess’ Nightingale” by Damon Chua
“The Moon Embraces the Song” by May Lee-Yang
“Two Mile Hollow” by Leah Nanako Winkler
New Eyes Festival 2017 Playwrights
 
Why should you attend?
It’s your chance to hear great storytelling, explore ideas, and ask questions!
 
Readings are often new works by playwrights before they become staged plays. We encourage you (and your kids for the children’s tale “The Princess’ Nightingale”) to stay after the reading to let us know your thoughts, suggestions, and ideas about the story that was read!
SATURDAY, MARCH 25 – TWO LOCATIONS
KIDS+FAMILY READING:
Steppingstone Theatre
55 N Victoria St, Saint Paul, Mn 55104
10 A.M. – The Princess’ Nightingale
Free Admission. Free snacks. This children’s story is for the whole family.
ADULT READINGS:
Mu Performing Arts studio
755 Prior Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55104
4 P.M. – The Moon Embraces the Song
6:15 P.M. – dinner
7:30 P.M. – Two Mile Hollow
Free Admission. Free food. These readings may include mature themes.
VERY LIMITED SEATING for the ADULT READINGS at Mu studio
Call to reserve a seat: (651) 789-1012
Please leave a message with your name, phone number, the title of the reading you would like to attend, and how many seats to reserve.
Map to SteppingStone Theatre
Parking is currently available to SteppingStone patrons in the Mitchell Hamline School of Law parking lot on weekends. Paid parking is available at the Victoria Crossing ramp (corner of Victoria and Grand Ave.) Free parking is available along Grand Ave. On-street parking is available on surrounding residential streets.
 
Mu Performing Arts has moved to our new office and studio:
755 Prior Avenue North, Suite 107
Saint Paul, MN 55104
There is limited free parking in the lot underneath the water tower, as well as free street parking along Prior Ave N and the nearby neighborhood.
Map to Mu Performing Arts
New Eyes Festival - Reserve Your Seats
COMING THIS APRIL
Minnesota's First Taiko Festival
Mu Performing Arts gathers together world-class talent for
 Minnesota’s First Taiko Festival
Mu Performing Arts celebrates Mu Daiko’s 20th anniversary by gathering some of the best taiko talent from Minnesota, the United States, Canada, and Japan to give audiences the opportunity to experience the impact, depth, and diversity of taiko performance as a dynamic musical art form and a cultural heritage that originates from Japan and is practiced around the world.
The festival opens with — and repeats as an encore closing event — a concert on the Guthrie’s McGuire Proscenium stage featuring Mu Daiko and spotlighting guest artists. The concert celebrates two decades of Mu Daiko with an all-star guest list, featuring a playlist of Mu Daiko favorites, new compositions, and a commission by Michelle Fuji.
MU DAIKO 20TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT
Friday and Saturday * April 28-29 * 7 p.m.
Concert venue: Guthrie Theater * 818 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415
Concert dates and time: April 28 and 29, 7 p.m. each night.
Concert tickets and prices: $60 VIP tickets (limited quantity) include pre-show reception and preferred seating. $40 Adult tickets. $20 Student tickets. For tickets and information, please visit online: www.muperformingarts.org or call 651-789-1012
FREE FAMILY FUN ON SATURDAY!
Saturday afternoon activities are free and open to the public. They include select guest artist performances and workshops designed to introduce the public to taiko basics and allow them to experience the energy, challenge, and grace of taiko drumming firsthand. Panel discussions, educational opportunities, and family activities including origami, face painting, storytelling, and a drum petting zoo will continue throughout the afternoon.
These daytime performances, mini-workshops, and family activities are all free events scheduled for Saturday, April 29 from 1-5 p.m.
Minnesota's First Taiko Festival - BUY TICKETS
Mu Performing Arts, 755 Prior Avenue North, Suite 107, Saint Paul, MN 55104

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