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Commonweal Theatre Company

206 Parkway Ave N, Lanesboro, MN 55949-9795
+1 800-657-7025
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Big city performance in a small town setting

We are season ticket holders, and are constantly delighted by the performances at this theater... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
chrisandjess2017
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Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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Super Experience and a great play

We happened to see Elephant Man at Commonweal in our local paper and it seemed like a great play to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
RonJmn
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Rochester, Minnesota
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206 Parkway Ave N, Lanesboro, MN 55949-9795
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We are season ticket holders, and are constantly delighted by the performances at this theater. Don't miss the chance to see a show when you are in Lanesboro.

Thank chrisandjess2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We happened to see Elephant Man at Commonweal in our local paper and it seemed like a great play to celebrate our anniversary. We ordered tickets online and picked them up at the box office. The matinee was not crowded and we found very good...More

Thank RonJmn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here many times! The productions and acting are superb! We enjoy it each time. No matter what the play is. We will return!

1  Thank Randy W
Commonweal_Theatre, Public Relations Manager at Commonweal Theatre Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the love with this review and for your valued support of the artwork that we do in Lanesboro. We truly could not do what we do without you. Welcome back anytime!—Jeremy van Meter

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here in quaint Lanesboro, Minnesota tucked between the bluffs of the Root River you will discover the Commonweal Theater. We have come for several years and the Artists never cease to amaze us at the quality of plays they produce. I love the small theater,...More

1  Thank LLeeD
Commonweal_Theatre, Public Relations Manager at Commonweal Theatre Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the love with this review and for your support. We truly could not do what we do without you and your valued and appreciated word of mouth. Welcome back anytime!—Jeremy van Meter

Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

2017-2018 season starting with a great selection of plays. Check out website for list of plays & times of performances! This theater has big city quality in little city setting. Actors are so professional & no bad seats in theater! Time offerings so accommodating for...More

1  Thank Marsha K
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Hard to believe this is in Lanesboro. I would encourage theater fans to take an adventure here and see a play. Excellent. The actors pulled us into the play and we felt we were part of story.

Thank Jnbartunek
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We have season tickets to commonweal theater . We love this theater. Plays run a number of months so you don't have to race to a performance that is only on for a few days! Professional actors& actresses who at times take on more than...More

Thank Marsha K
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Prides Crossing was showing. They did a great job with the storyline. Enjoyed the second half of the play the best. There is not a bad seat in the house. Seating is very comfortable. The intermission Cafe was warm and inviting.More

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Commonweal_Theatre, Public Relations Manager at Commonweal Theatre Company, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016

Thank you for your recent visit to Lanesboro and the Commonweal Theatre. I am thrilled that you had a positive experience to reflect on. As a member of the cast of "Pride's Crossing," I thank you for your kind words about that production. It is...More

Reviewed 15 September 2016

The play portrays a true story of the life and times of Florence Foster Jenkins. It takes place in the 1940's. I don't want to reveal the story because it should come as a surprise. Coincidentally, another portrayal of FFJ is making the rounds in...More

Thank Franz S
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Love this little theatre-excellent way to spend the evening. We saw Souvenir in a packed house which was done so wonderfully from the singing to the acting to the set design. Just a really well done theatre company. Kudos to this community for having this...More

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Commonweal_Theatre, Public Relations Manager at Commonweal Theatre Company, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2016

Thank you for your recent visit to Lanesboro and the Commonweal Theatre. I am thrilled that you had a positive experience to reflect on. It is truly an honor and a privilege to take the stage each and every time to tell stories in the...More

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Would you recommend The Three Musketeers as a theatre experience for an 11 year old boy who hasn't been to a live performance before?
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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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