Illusion Theater Presents SWEET & SOUR RICHFIELD: MADE IN CHINA!, Now thru 12/22

Illusion Theater Presents SWEET & SOUR RICHFIELD: MADE IN CHINA!, Now thru 12/22

Miss Richfield 1981's 14th annual Illusion Theater holiday show, SWEET & SOUR RICHFIELD: MADE IN CHINA!,finds the Midwestern maven getting ready to take perhaps one final Greyhound Bus trip, as the people of Richfield are cutting expenses.

Always up for new adventures, Miss R is exploring cultures that need her ministry of talent and beauty, so she may end up on overseas bus trip! With this all-new production opening tonight, December 6, Miss R joyously romps across the globe with colorful videos, twisted sing-a-longs, a healthy heap of audience interaction and some special holiday treats!

Miss R's latest production - sold out in San Francisco, Chicago and Provincetown - is on stage through December 22 at the Illusion Theater on the 8th floor of the Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts, 528 Hennepin Ave. in Minneapolis. As always, Miss Richfield is accompanied by pianistTodd Emanuel Price.

Tickets for Miss Richfield 1981's Sweet & Sour Richfield: Made in China! are $30-$40. Group discounts are available for groups of 10 or more people. Tickets are available at the Illusion Theater Box Office at 612-339-4944 or online at The Illusion Theater is located at Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts, 8th Floor, 528 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis.

Performance Calendar:
Friday, December 6 @ 8:00PM - Opening Night
Saturday, December 7@ 8:00PM
Sunday, December 8 @ 7:00PM - Audio-described performance
Thursday, December 12 @ 8:00PM
Friday, December 13 @ 8:00PM
Saturday, December 14 @ 8:00PM
Sunday, December 15 @ 7:00PM
Thursday, December 19 @ 8:00PM
Friday, December 20 @ 8:00PM
Saturday, December 21 @ 8:00PM - American Sign Language performance
Sunday, December 22 @ 7:00PM - Closing

About Miss Richfield 1981: After an impromptu idea of spicing up a friend's party, Russ King took his beauty queen creation of Miss Richfield 1981 to the stage in February 1996, and began performing at Twin Cities' bars and benefits. His cabaret career started one year later at the Bryant Lake Bowl Cabaret in Minneapolis. He and his alter ego have been recognized as one of the Twin Cities' most creative artists and runner-up for "Artist of the Year" by the Minneapolis Star Tribune. He has performed annually on Illusion's stage since 1996 and performs each summer in Provincetown, Mass., as well as taking his show throughout the country to cabarets and theaters, private and corporate functions, and Atlantis Events cruises and resort vacations.

About Illusion Theater: Since the Illusion Theater's beginning in 1974, Producing Directors Michael Robins and Bonnie Morris have used the power of theater to catalyze personal and social change, illuminating the illusions, myths, and realities of our times. In 39 years, Illusion has generated over 500 plays, developed thousands of artists and created ground-breaking educational works. Plays developed at Illusion have been produced in theaters throughout the world. Illusion's work has catalyzed conversations in living rooms, kitchens, coffee houses, schools and board rooms, and has led to transformations in policy, in organizations and in individuals.

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