Bryant Lake Bowl

810 W. Lake St., Mpls Open 8 am‑2am daily

Restaurant/Bowling (612) 825‑3737 Theater (612) 825‑8949


Theater

Thursday, May 5

7:00 pm / Doors open at 6:00 pm

Snap!

Featuring Regi Carpenter

The true and funny story of a sixteen-year old girl’s descent into mental illness, her confinement in a state mental hospital and her incredible journey back to reality and freedom. The Harvard Crimson Review calls this story "…haunting, harrowing and surprisingly hilarious."

Performance

Friday, May 6

7:00 pm / Doors open at 6:00 pm

The TACT* Force (*Talking About Complicated Topics)

Made by Paige Collette, Billy Keefe, Billy Luetzen and Chantal Pavageaux

"When we avoid difficult conversations we trade short term discomfort for long term dysfunction." 

 

Performance artists Paige Collette, Billy Keefe, Billy Luetzen and Chantal Pavageaux bring together scenes, stand-up, songs and sparkle for the most fun you'll ever have talking about things no one wants to talk about. 

The TACT Force: preventing dysfunction by making you uncomfortable. 

Performance

Saturday, May 7

7:00 pm / Doors open at 6:00 pm

Wow

Created and performed by 6 Families and DaNCEBUMS

Wow is a shared evening and collaboration between dance makers DaNCEBUMS and sound makers 6 Families. Familiar at moments, and surprising at others; you can expect this springy compilation of sounds and movements to make you feel like a fine feline, luxuriating in the sun. Culminating in a lively finale, this performance celebrates the power of music and dance to create connections across generations and through the eternal cycles of the universe.

Dance
10:00 pm / Doors open at 9:30 pm

Brain Game

Presented by Table Salt Productions

This fast-paced interactive panel-style game show is a cross between NPR’s “Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me” and TV’s “Whose Line Is It, Anyway?” Created by host Dennis Curley, each week’s show features a revolving panel of the Twin Cities’ finest improvisers who compete against each other and against the ticking clock.

Comedy

Sunday, May 8

7:00 pm / Doors open at 6:00 pm

Wow

Created and performed by 6 Families and DaNCEBUMS

Wow is a shared evening and collaboration between dance makers DaNCEBUMS and sound makers 6 Families. Familiar at moments, and surprising at others; you can expect this springy compilation of sounds and movements to make you feel like a fine feline, luxuriating in the sun. Culminating in a lively finale, this performance celebrates the power of music and dance to create connections across generations and through the eternal cycles of the universe.

Dance

Monday, May 9

7:00 pm / Doors open at 6:00 pm

Theater of Public Policy

Presented by Danger Boat Productions

Policy, politics and improv comedy. The Theater of Public Policy is “what would happen if C-SPAN were suddenly swarmed by the cast of SNL.” Each show features an interview with an expert guest or newsmaker. Then the show’s cast of improvisers brings everything they said to life through entirely unscripted comedy. It’s an improv show for the NPR listener in all of us.

Comedy / Performance

Tuesday, May 10

7:00 pm / Doors open at 6:00 pm

Two Chairs Telling

Let's put two of the best storytellers, poets, and spoken word artists on the stage for 80 minutes with the challenge "can you top this?" and let them explore the intersection between what and why.

Performance


Wednesday, May 11

7:00 pm / Doors open at 6:00 pm

90's Shit and Music Comedy

Hosted by Amanda Costner

Bombastic comedy variety show featuring 90’s-themed sketch comedy, music comedy, stand up comedy and a classic 90’s anthem played live at the end of every show. The only Minneapolis comedy show that will make you feel like you’ve time-travelled to the set of All That.

Comedy / Music

Friday, May 13

10:00 pm / Doors open at 9:30 pm

On the Marrakesh Express: The music of, and stories inspired by, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

Presented by Table Salt Productions

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – the sound of a generation. Come join a killer 8-piece band as we evoke the spirit of the late sixties and early seventies with such iconic songs as “Teach Your Children,” “Southern Cross,” “Carry On” and “Woodstock.” Relive old memories and make some new ones!

Performance / Music

Saturday, May 14

9:45 am / Doors open at 9:30 am

Kids Class! with Miss Torrie

Taught by Torrie Rinehart

This is not your typical tutu and bun dance class, this is an environment for all kids to get their boogie on to awesome music! Our class features original curriculum designed with fun and imagination in mind, packed full of real dance technique and music skills. Kids Class! is an accessible and captivating way to start kids on their journey into the arts!

Dance / Kids
11:00 am / Doors open at 10:45 am

Kids Class! with Miss Torrie

Taught by Torrie Rinehart

This is not your typical tutu and bun dance class, this is an environment for all kids to get their boogie on to awesome music! Our class features original curriculum designed with fun and imagination in mind, packed full of real dance technique and music skills. Kids Class! is an accessible and captivating way to start kids on their journey into the arts!

Dance / Kids
10:00 pm / Doors open at 9:30 pm

On the Marrakesh Express: The music of, and stories inspired by, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

Presented by Table Salt Productions

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – the sound of a generation. Come join a killer 8-piece band as we evoke the spirit of the late sixties and early seventies with such iconic songs as “Teach Your Children,” “Southern Cross,” “Carry On” and “Woodstock.” Relive old memories and make some new ones!

Performance / Music

Sunday, May 15

7:00 pm / Doors open at 6:00 pm

Shades Brigade

Shades Brigade is back with all new episodes! Episodes 9, 10, 11, and 12 are coming this summer!  The adventures of Jack Shade and his group of mercenaries continue as they travel the world getting themselves in trouble because that’s what they get paid to do. Shades Brigade is an original radio drama adventure in the style of 1940’s radio.  4 actors doing all the characters and all the sound effects!  Fast paced, exciting, and fun!  Suitable for ALL ages!  Written by Eric Webster and starring Eric Webster, Shanan Custer, Dave Gangler and Lee Adams.  

PLUS live music of the era performed on stage starting an hour before show time! Come have dinner and listen to great live music then see the show!  Two shows for the price of one!  Shows are App: 1 hour in length.

 

Theater / Clubhouse

Monday, May 16

7:00 pm / Doors open at 6:00 pm

Theater of Public Policy

Presented by Danger Boat Productions

Policy, politics and improv comedy. The Theater of Public Policy is “what would happen if C-SPAN were suddenly swarmed by the cast of SNL.” Each show features an interview with an expert guest or newsmaker. Then the show’s cast of improvisers brings everything they said to life through entirely unscripted comedy. It’s an improv show for the NPR listener in all of us.

Comedy / Performance

Tuesday, May 17

7:00 pm / Doors open at 6:00 pm

Café Scientifique

Presented by The Bell Museum of Natural History

The Bell Museum's Café Scientifique is a happy hour exchange of ideas about science, environment, and popular culture featuring experts from a variety of fields on diverse and often provocative topics.

Performance