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Commonweal Theatre Company

206 Parkway Ave N, Lanesboro, MN 55949-9795
+1 800-657-7025
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What a great experience , we love this place

We have been going to this place for a few years they are a top notch theatre group. We have not... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
Bigdog77
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Ramsey, Minnesota
Excellent, Substantial Acting

We stayed in the lovely, friendly town of Lanesboro for one night and saw Ghost Writer at the... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
laughterafter
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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The Commonweal Theatre is Southeast Minnesota's premier live, professional, rotating repertory theatre. The season of 5 plays, plus an apprentice company production, runs March through December.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“steel magnolias” (10 reviews)
“small town” (14 reviews)
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206 Parkway Ave N, Lanesboro, MN 55949-9795
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206 Parkway Ave N, Lanesboro, MN 55949-9795
+1 800-657-7025
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

We have been going to this place for a few years they are a top notch theatre group. We have not been sorry seeing any plays there . They keep the audience involved and the actress . The actors and actress are all around the...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

We stayed in the lovely, friendly town of Lanesboro for one night and saw Ghost Writer at the Commonweal. We are from Cincinnati, OH and I felt the acting at Commonweal was better than anything I've seen in Cincinnati. It was a 3 actor play...More

Thank laughterafter
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice small theater. Great talent and not a bad seat in the house. Easy to walk to from dinning locations and hotels.

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

While in town we took in a play at the commonweal. They did an excellent job presenting the play Steel Magnolias. Very professional and enjoyable.

Thank ArnieM45
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We attended an October performance of "Ghost Writer" and were completely blown away. This play, specifically, was a treat for us, though an unknown quantity coming in. I highly recommend seeing this play if you are wavering (I see one sour crank slagged it as...More

Thank sldufhglviuser
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We saw Steel Magnolias. Lovely set and the acting was great. Very comfortable seating. Nice attached coffee, wine bar.

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We traveled through Wisconsin and SE Minnesota on vacation and decided to spend a few days in Lanesboro, MN and are glad we did. We had seen promotional materials about the Commonweal Theatre and decided to go to their production of Ghost Writer. At the...More

Thank Lee G
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We have attended three plays and have enjoyed them all. There is open seating and no poor seats. The acting has been superb. It is a real treat!

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We have been going to come here for many years - we finally made it. This great little theater in rural Minnesota does a very good job. We saw Steel Magnolias and Ghost Writer. Both were well done. Purchasing tickets online went very smoothly. Seating...More

Thank OneAddictedTraveler
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We have attended several productions over the years and never have been disappointed. Saw Steel Magnolias last night; all professional actors are very talented. Very relaxed atmosphere in a comfortable theatre.

Thank robertew2014
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978connie
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Response from kagardner | Reviewed this property |
My 13 year old says yes! It is pretty active and fun. It might be good to give him a little background to the story ahead of time.
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