Upcoming events at the Capri
The Capri Theater, 2027 West Broadway, in North Minneapolis, has a variety of upcoming events. Register: thecapritheater.org or 612-643-2058.
Capri Glee!: Registration is open for the spring session of this adult community choir, directed by J.D. Steele. Rehearsals are Tuesdays, 7-8:30 pm, April 2-May 30, culminating in a concert, Tuesday, May 7, at 7 pm. Anyone age 18 or older is welcome. There is no fee to participate. Contributions to the Capri will be accepted.
SPCO Chamber Music Series: The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra (SPCO) continues the ninth season of its Chamber Music Series @ the Capri with Familial Music, Friday, March 22, at 7 pm. General admission tickets are $15. Free tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis with pre-registration. Tickets: thecapritheater.org or SPCO at 651-291-1144.
Prince Legacy Tours: Prince fans, especially those in town for the Prince Celebration 2019 (April 25-28), are invited to visit the Capri Theater where, on Jan. 5, 1979, Prince played “the gig that started it all.” Tours are offered on the hour, 10 am-4 pm, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, April 22, 23, 24, and 26. On Thursday, April 25, tours are available 10 am-noon. Tickets are $20 online only (no walk-ups): thecapritheater.org/prince-legacy-tours-2019. Proceeds go to Capri arts programs.
The Film Society of Minneapolis-St. Paul’s 38th Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival (MSPIFF): The Capri is one of the venues screening films during the MSPIFF, Minnesota’s largest film event, and one of the longest-running film festivals in the country. The festival runs April 4-20. Capri Screenings: April 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, and 19. Complete line-up: mspfilm.org.
Capri 6 Performances in 6 Days: The Capri Theater presents six days of performances May 7-12, just before doors close and construction begins on the 20,000-square-foot expansion and renovation. Performances: The Capri Glee! concert, Tuesday, May 7, 7 pm; Capri After School Theater (CAST) evening of drama, poetry, music, and more, Wednesday, May 8, 7 pm; First Thursday Film, movie to be announced, Thursday, May 9, 7 pm; SPCO Chamber Music Series, Modern Renaissance, Friday, May 10, 7 pm; and Legends @ the Capri Moore by 4, featuring Dennis Spears, Sanford Moore, Ginger Commodore, Connie Evingson, and Yolande Bruce, in a grand finale concert, the last to be performed in the Capri “as is,” Saturday, May 11, 7 pm, and Sunday, May 12, 3 pm.