‘A Snowplow Named Desire: A Love in Minnesota’ is Brave New Workshop’s winter 2014 show

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Rachel Levitt 

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Brave New Workshop Theatre Announces Winter 2014 Show Title:


"A Snowplow Named Desire: Love in Minnesota"



Minneapolis, MN -- The Brave New Workshop Theatre (BNW) is pleased to announce the cast and title for its 2014 winter show: "A Snowplow Named Desire: Love in Minnesota" Previews for the show run February 6-12, 2014, with opening night on Thursday, February 13. The show runs through March 29. All performances are at the Brave New Workshop Theatre main stage at 824 Hennepin Avenue, Downtown Minneapolis. Tickets for "Snowplow" are on sale now at (612) 332-6620 or


"A Snowplow Named Desire" is the 283rd comedy revue by the Brave New Workshop, where the cast will present a mix of all-new sketches and some classics from the theatre's archives, with an eye on exposing the hilarious, and often ridiculous, side of love and relationships.


"Snowplow" will feature BNW cast members Lauren Anderson, Matt Erkel, Bobby Gardner, Andy Hilbrands, Tom Reed, Taj Ruler, and Melanie Wehrmacher. The show is directed by Caleb and Katy McEwen. Peter Guertin returns as music director, and Matthew Vichlach will provide technical direction. 


The cast began the writing and rehearsal process in early January. Show images and additional show information (including a special Valentine's Day event) will be available in the coming weeks.



About Brave New Workshop

The Brave New Workshop has been writing, performing and producing sketch comedy and improvisation since 1958-- longer than any other theatre in the United States. Founded by former circus performer Dudley Riggs and currently owned by husband and wife John Sweeney and Jenni Lilledahl, the BNW has become a legendary comedy institution, where audiences enjoy improv and sketch comedy nearly every night of the week. Alums of the Workshop stage include Louie Anderson, Pat Proft, Al Franken, Tom Davis, Mo Collins ("Mad TV"), Peter MacNichol ("Ally McBeal," "24"), Melissa Peterman ("Reba"), Cedric Yarborough ("Reno 911," "The Boondocks") and Rich Sommer ("Mad Men," "Harvey").  The Brave New Workshop's Creative Outreach business services division trains and entertains Fortune 500 companies like Microsoft, Hilton/Hampton, General Mills, and Target.  Additionally, the Brave New Workshop Student Union boasts the most comprehensive improv training curriculum in the country.



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Rachel Levitt

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824 Hennepin Ave, downtown Minneapolis





Title:  "A Snowplow Named Desire: Love in Minnesota"


What/Description:  In "A Snowplow Named Desire; Love in Minnesota," the BNW cast will present a mix of all-new sketches and some classics from the BNW archives, with an eye on exposing the hilarious, and often ridiculous, side of love and relationships. 


Where: Brave New Workshop Theatre, 824 Hennepin Ave, Downtown Minneapolis, MN  55403


When: February 6 - March 29, 2014


Schedule Details:


Five Preview Performances: ($18)

Thurs, Feb 6 - 7:30 pm, $18 (preview)

Fri, Feb 7 - 8 pm, $18 (preview)

Sat, Feb 8 - 8 pm, $18 (preview)

Weds, Feb 12 - 7:30 pm, $18 (preview)


Opening Night: ($36)

Thursday, Feb 13 - 7:30pm, $36 (OPENING NIGHT - Note Time!)


Regular Run: ($25 - $30)

Feb 14 - March 29

Thursdays (7:30p) ($25)

Fridays (8p) ($30)

Saturdays (5pm) ($28)**

Saturdays (8p) ($30)


**No Sat 5pm performance on March 29.




On sale now

 $18 - $36 (with discounts for preview performances, students, seniors, AAA members, groups and more)

(612) 332-6620

Show info:




BNW Famous Late Night Improvisation

One hour of pure, unbridled improvisation.

Fridays and Saturdays, 10 pm.  $5, or free if you attended that evening's performance of "A Snowplow Named Desire: Love in Minnesota."




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