Media Center Archive

Media Contacts

Adrienne Sweeney, Director of External Communications
(507) 467-2905 x208
adrienne@commonwealtheatre.org

Jeremy van Meter, Communications Manager
(507) 467-2905 x211
jeremyvm@commonwealtheatre.org

Click show titles below for production press release. Click images to enlarge.

2019

Boeing Boeing by Marc Camoletti
May 10 – August 31, 2019

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credit: Peterson Creative Photography & Design

Holmes and Watson by Jeffrey Hatcher

Holmes and Watson by Jeffrey Hatcher
April 5 – July 6, 2019

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credit: Peterson Creative Photography & Design

2018

CWL The Clean House photo by Peterson Creative Photography & Design

The Clean House by Sarah Ruhl
June 28 – October 22, 2018

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credit: Peterson Creative Photography & Design

CWL The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee photo by Peterson Creative Photography & Design

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
music & lyrics by William Finn, book by Rachel Sheinkin,
conceived by Rebecca Feldman, additional material by Jay Reiss
May 4 – September 24, 2018

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credit: Peterson Creative Photography & Design

CWL Silent Sky photo by Peterson Creative Photography & Design

Silent Sky by Lauren Gunderson
April 5 – June 23, 2018

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credit: Peterson Creative Photography & Design

About the Commonweal

A 2017 KSMQ-TV feature on the Commonweal and our farewell to the Ibsen Festival:

Past feature articles written about the Commonweal and Lanesboro:

“Lanesboro, MN: From Boom to Bust to Boom Again”
Post Bulletin, May, 2019

“The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2014”
Smithsonian Magazine, April 2014

“Drifting Along: Biking Among the Soaring Bluffs of the Root River Trail”
Minnesota Monthly, September, 2013

“Bike Trail a Boon to Artsy Lanesboro”
Chicago Tribune, July 22, 2012

“Art About Town: The Biggest Little Theatre in Minnesota”
Minnesota Monthly, March 25, 2010

“Two Roads Converge”
American Theatre Magazine

“Lanesboro, Minnesota: Cozy Population, Compelling Attractions”
Mother Earth News, October/November, 2009

“Commonweal Theatre Company”
Sidetracked in the Midwest: A Green Guide for Travelers (book), pub. 2012

“Lanesboro theater receives international recognition”
Minnesota Public Radio, August 26, 2008

“Dramatic Difference: Commonweal Theatre is poised to boost Lanesboro’s reputation as an arts destination…”
Minnesota Monthly, June 12, 2007

“The Commonweal unveils a new theatre”
Minnesota Public Radio, July 5, 2007