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Impossible Salt - Cocktail, Appetizer and Theatre Party

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 6:00pm

Musical storytellers Impossible Salt return to ASI by popular demand to present Wise One for the 2017 Jul season. This new, irreverent and interactive theatre work, set in the atmospheric Turnblad Mansion, explores the ancient roots of Jul, Winter Solstice and the New Year.

Inspired by the Norwegian folk tale "The Seventh Father of the House," Wise One follows a young woman seeking welcome on the darkest night of the year. Her journey will introduce her to Nordic and Romanian folk characters and customs--nisser, tomte, fierce animals, and maybe even trolls! Impossible Salt's wild, inimitable style blends drama, dance and games with beloved folk songs sung in their original language, as well as new music composed for the production by Minneapolis Music Company director, Mischa Santora.

Their 2015 production at ASI, The Stranger, was named one of MPR’s “12 Holiday Arts Must-Sees.” 

At ASI, experience Impossible Salt in two types of settings.

Drop in for community performances in the Mansion Ballroom that are often part of larger celebrations. Or, you can attend exclusive ticketed performances in the Grand Hall that include a pre-show beverage and appetizer party.

Impossible Salt – Exclusive Performances with Preshow Cocktail and Appetizer Party

These ticketed performances in the Mansion’s Grand Hall include a glass of glögg, appetizers and a chance to explore the holiday rooms from 6-7 p.m. Interactive performances start at 7pm and include audience involvement.   Seats are limited to guests with mobility assistance needs.Guests are encouraged to stand or find creative vantage-points on the second floor balcony. 

Please register online. Questions? Call 612-871-4907.

Community Performances

Included in Museum admission. Held in the 3rd floor Mansion Ballroom.

  • Saturday Nov. 11, 1 p.m., As part of Family Day
  • Wednesday Nov. 15, 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday Dec. 6, 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday Dec. 13, 7 p.m. As part of Neighborhood Open House. Free admission.
  • Wednesday Dec. 21, 7 p.m. As part of Winter Solstice.
    $45 for after-hours ticketed events. Includes one beverage and small bites.


    Registration now closed for the Dec. 5th performance. Call for availability on Dec 7th or 10th. Phone: 612-871-4907

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