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MNtendo Live: A Super Legend Double Feature! at Phoenix Theater

Dates: (3/15/2024 - 3/24/2024 )

Theatre:

Phoenix Theater


2605 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis,MN 55441

Tickets: $25.00

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MNtendo Live: A Super Legend Double Feature!


Hey, paisanos! Plug in your controller and load up your memory card, because it's time for a retro throwback! Albino Squirrel Productions proudly presents two of its most popular shows, "A Mario Kart Named Desire" and "Zelda: The Hero of Fringe" as an action-packed double feature! Join video games' favorite pair of brothers as they embark on a musical adventure through the land of mushrooms and dinosaurs, while a young boy from a fantastical world must fulfill his destiny as a legendary hero. It's a New Game Plus unlike one you've ever played before, so swing your arms from side to side and excuse me, princess, and get MN or get out!

DISCLAIMER: All shows EXCEPT March 23 @ 7:30 PM are appropriate for all ages. March 23 @ 7:30 PM is our “M for Mature” night and we will not allow admission for those under 17 years of age.

Our March 18 performance is pay-what-you-will.


Ages: 6+ (except Saturday, March 23 evening, which is 17+)

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MNtendo Live: A Super Legend Double Feature! at Phoenix Theater Schedule

Evening performances on Friday and Saturday (7:30 PM), matinee performances on Sunday (2:00 PM). There will also be a pay-what-you-can evening performance on Monday, March 18 at 7:30 PM, and a matinee performance on Saturday, March 23 at 2:00 PM. Note that the evening performance on Saturday, March 23 at 7:30 PM is "M for Mature," and no patrons below the age of 17 will be admitted.

 

Cast and Creative team for MNtendo Live: A Super Legend Double Feature! at Phoenix Theater

Cast

Lowell Rice

Mario/Darunia


Christian LaBissoniere

Luigi/Tingle


Jenny Reierson-Naumann

Daisy


James Ehlenz

Bowser
James earned a BFA in Musical Theatre from MSU, Mankato. Lyric Arts, Guthrie, Artistry, Crane River Theater, Troupe America, and others have hosted James as a performer. Follow him on IG to see if he can also make it as a professional disc golfer! @jamesehlenz


Jennifer Rathsack

Cammie/Impa
Jenn Rathsack is a performer with big dreams of bringing all kinds of characters and stories to life. They moonlight as a tour guide/princess/ninja/starfish. Special skills include puppeteering, stilting, making things out of thin air (literally and figuratively). And even in their off time, likes to be in costumes they've made for themselves and hopes one day to originate a character that others will cosplay and emulate.


Rynn Deegan

Spike


John Naumann

Izzy/Ganondorf


Bryn Tanner

Aster
Bryn has been part of the Albino Squirrel family since its creation, mainly because he created it! He’s very excited to bring back two of his favorite theatre experiences and make new friends and memories in the process. He owes all of his success to the love and support of his family and friends, including his wife Aimee. Despite writing two Nintendo shows, he’s a Sega kid at heart (we had the superior Aladdin), and his favorite video game is Sonic 3 & Knuckles.


Thomas Nelson

Link
Hello! My name is Thomas D. Nelson, and this is my first show with Albino Squirrel Productions. Some previous shows of mine include Death Note: The Musical (L), Catch’em (James), These Shining Lives (Tom), and You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Linus). I am also currently in a production of Layton (Descole) at Big Blue Theatre (bigbluetheatre.org) performing this June!


Teresa Jacobs

Navi


Lindsey Bushnell

Zelda


Mandi Trandem

Saria
Mandi is excited to be back on stage after an unintentionally long break from theatre. An avid gamer since she was young, she's excited to be brining one of her favorites to the stage with such a wonderful and talented cast! She'd like to thank her family and friends for encouraging her to perform again and her fiancé for his constant love and support.


Anna LaPacz

Ruto
Anna is excited to be on stage again for the first time in over 4 years! Offstage, she is a stay at home mom to her one year old son. She would like to thank all involved in this production for being awesome to work with- could not have chosen a better group of people for her return to the stage. And of course, her wonderful husband Aaron for his unwavering support <3


Andy Freeman

Rauru
Andy's first introduction to Albino Squirrel Productions was seeing the original "Link: The Hero of Fringe" in 2019, since then he has appeared as The Judge in both Turnabout Musical: Phoenix Wright Productions and Various Roles in "The Complete Works of Troy McClure Abridged". Admittedly having very little knowledge of Mario and Zelda, Andy is confident that he will both help you laugh and feel inspired. When he's not acting, Andy can be found strumming on his ukulele, playing games with family & friends, or walking with his loving dog, Olly.


Amber Ringgenberg

Gohma


Brittany Wallerich

Nabooru
Vasaaq! I am overjoyed that my first show back on stage is full of nerds and laughter. This has been such an incredible opportunity to meld two of my favorite hobbies together: theatre and fantasy worlds. Thank you to the team for setting up these two ridiculous adventures. Enjoy the show!


Creative Team

Lindsey Bushnell

Director (Mario)


James Ehlenz

Director (Zelda)


Bryn Tanner

Writer, Producer


Kevin Lindee

Stage Manager
Kevin is not a stranger to the stage as his 18+ years of past performances includes singing, acting, dancing, and choreographer but lately has been 'the man behind the scenes' serving as a stage manager with various theater companies around the Twin Cities including joining the artistic staff as SM for "MNTENDO." In addition to performing, Kevin is a busy guy juggling 2 additional jobs including managing a coffee shop and operating his own boutique dessert concierge catering company called "Ganache: Desserts and Confections." If free time is remotely within his daily schedule, Kevin enjoys staying busy by trying new restaurants, playing tennis, Zumba, international traveling, and being with friends.


Trevor Woggon

Music Director
Trevor is a Minneapolis-based music director, arranger, orchestrator, and singer. Past music direction credits include The Spitfire Grille, Guys and Dolls, and Mary Poppins. Trevor performs with the Minnesota Chorale and studies voice with Met Opera alumnus Dennis Petersen.


Anissa Lubbers

Costume Designer


Renee Chizek

Set Builder


Gideon Lubbers

Sound Engineer


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