The New Century Sampler, Highlighting Productions at the New Century Theatre, On Sale Now

August 8
3:48 PM 2012
The New Century Sampler, Highlighting Productions at the New Century Theatre, On Sale Now

Hennepin Theatre Trust is selling the New Century Sampler, a package of theatre shows including Deer Camp-The Musical (Sept. 14-30), 2 Sugars, Room for Cream (Oct. 11-Nov. 11) and A Don't Hug Me Christmas Carol (Nov. 23-Dec. 31). This new offer, only $66 for three shows including all fees, allows patrons to save 20% over the single ticket price. Benefits also include the chance to get the best seats at the lowest price, free ticket exchanges and an option for convenient pre-paid parking. All shows will take place at Hennepin Theatre Trust's New Century Theatre, which opened in September 2011 and is located on the street level of City Center in downtown Minneapolis. Visit for more information.

Deer Camp-The Musical (Sept. 14-30, 2012) is the lighthearted Minnesotan comedy tracking the escapades of four lifelong buddies finally given the ultimatum by their wives to bring home a deer from Deer Camp. Starring Tony Papenfuss and John Voldstad, best known for their roles as My Brother Darryl and My Other Brother Darryl in the '80s CBS sitcom "Newhart," this blaze orange-tinged musical features songs such as "River of Brew" and "Grunt Horn Song" and also includes veteran Twin Cities actors John Kunik and Anthony Zandra.

2 Sugars, Room for Cream (Oct. 11-Nov. 11, 2012), the "must-see" hit comedy revival from the 2009 Fringe Festival, stars Shanan Custer, the lauded Brave New Workshop veteran who will host the Ivey Awards this fall, and Carolyn Pool, an Ivey Award-winning actress. This quirky showcase of funny, sometimes serious, vignettes mixed with music, mines the humor of everyday life that flows with coffee.

A Don't Hug Me Christmas Carol (Nov. 23-Dec. 31, 2012), the hilarious Minnesota spoof of the Charles Dickens classic, returns by popular demand after selling out every show the last five Decembers. With 17 original songs including "Gunner Fell Into an Ice Hole" and "The Wheel is Turnin' but the Hamster is Dead," it features Sven Yorgensen taking cantankerous bar owner Gunner Johnson on a journey similar to that in "A Christmas Carol," only very different.

The New Century Sampler is on sale now for $66 including all fees. All shows take place at Hennepin Theatre Trust's New Century Theatre (615 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, street level of City Center). Packages are available in person at the New Century Theatre Box Office, by calling Eric Herr at 612.455.9501 or by filling out our online form located at Please visit our website at for full performance schedules.

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