Sidekick Theatre kicks off their 6th season with a terrific line-up of shows at The Ives Auditorium in Bloomington. There are weekday matinees with an optional lunch that are perfect for travel tours, bank clubs, church organizations, senior clubs or a social outing with friends.
Announcing Our 2020 Season
FOOLS FALL IN LOVE
Love Songs of the 50s & 60s from Doo-Wop to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
February 12, 13 & 14, 2020 @ 1pm
Featuring four of the Twin Cities best male vocalists including Tyler Michaels and Brian Pekol, FOOLS FALL IN LOVE celebrates the swingin’ quartet-driven harmonies of the era of tunes such as “Earth Angel”, “A Sunday Kind of Love”, “Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You” and “Unchained Melody”. A perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day.
MAN IN BLACK
The Music of Johnny Cash
March 18, 19, 25 & 26, 2020 @ 1pm
A rousing celebration of the legendary Johnny Cash. His unique sound embraced country music, rock and roll, rockabilly, blues, folk, and gospel, so expect this concert to be jam-packed with such hits as “I Walk the Line”, “Ring of Fire”, “Get Rhythm” and of course, “Folsom Prison Blues”.
BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO
Musical Comedy Featuring the Songs of Neil Sedaka
April 15 through May 29
Set at a Catskills resort in 1960, this is the sweetly comic story of Lois and Marge, two friends from Brooklyn in search of good times and romance over one wild Labor Day weekend. The score showcases 18 Neil Sedaka classics, including “Where the Boys Are”, “Sweet Sixteen”, “Calendar Girl”, “Love Will Keep Us Together”, and of course, the chart-topping title song.
August 12, 13, 19 & 20, 2020 @ 1pm
A melodious salute to the ’50s, 60s and 70s, through the classic songs of Jerry Lee Lewis, Elton John, Billy Joel, and more! This fun-filled musical trip down memory lane features a full band with Brian Pekol on keyboards singing such tunes as “Great Balls of Fire”, “Rocket Man”, “Benny and the Jets”, and of course, ”Piano Man”.
LINDA & COMPANY
Music of Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris & Others
September 16, 17, 23 & 24, 2020 @ 1pm
Featuring songs spanning the entirety of Linda Ronstadt’s career in folk, rock, jazz, and country, plus her legendary collaborations with such artists as Dolly Parton, Emmylous Harris and the Eagles. This concert includes such hits as “Different Drum”, “You’re No Good”, “When Will I Be Loved” and “To Know Him Is To Love Him”.
OVER THE RIVER & THROUGH THE WOODS
A Heart-Warming Comedy
October 7 through November 15
Nick is a 32 old single Italian-American man who dutifully has dinner with both sets of his grandparents every Sunday. When he announces he’s leaving New Jersey to take a job in Seattle, his grandparents pull out all the stops, including matchmaking, to keep him home.
Weekday Matinee Performances at 1pm
Optional Lunch available prior to matinee show and served at 11:30am in a separate dining room adjacent to the auditorium.
Discounted tickets for groups of 10 or more
Beautiful, brand new 440 seat theatre
Convenient bus drop off and free parking
To Schedule Your Group Outing call 612-440-7529 or go to sidekicktheatre.com
Sidekick Theatre is a professional theatre company under the leadership of Tim Stolz and Brian Pekol, who were affiliated with the Old Log Theatre for many years. Performing at The Ives Auditorium in Bloomington with a company of actors who have appeared on major stages throughout the Twin Cities, Sidekick Theatre is committed to producing exciting, engaging and affordable theatre for adults and children.