Two Young Actors Share a Role in Chanhassen Dinner Theatres’ Newsies

In the musical Newsies, now playing at Chanhassen Dinner Theaters (CDT), Les Jacobs is an almost 10-year-old boy, whose older brother, David, and another newsboy Jack are involved in a strike against a powerful newspaper publisher. As in all CDT productions featuring children, the role is shared by two young men, 13-year-old Tanner Zahn Hagen and 11-year-old Jon-Erik Chamberlain.


Cross Community Players Raise the Curtain on a Classic

The Cross Community Players (CCP) is bringing a production of The Pirates of Penzance to Osseo Senior High. One of Gilbert and Sullivan’s best-loved works, Pirates tells a tale of sentimental pirates, bumbling policeman, dim-witted young lovers and an eccentric major general. It’s a classic production that shouldn’t be missed. It’s been regaling audience members since its debut in New York City in 1879. Along with The Mikado and H.M.S.

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