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A Pickle to Return 9/9 (One Night Only)

Really Spicy Opera is proud to announce that its production of A Pickle will be returning for a one-night only engagement at Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater in Minneapolis. This special engagement will take place on Saturday, September 9 at 7 PM, and will reprise the 2017 Minnesota Fringe production of the play by Deborah Yarchun. Angela Timberman returns in her award-winning performance as Doris, the Pickle Lady who takes on the Minnesota State Fair.

Tickets are available online.

A Pickle Receives the Encore Performance

Really Spicy Opera’s production of A Pickle at the 2017 Minnesota Fringe Festival has been awarded the Encore Performance for the Ritz Theater Studio. This Encore certifies A Pickle as the best-selling show of the venue during the festival, with a 100% sellout rate including the Encore.

A Pickle is also the fastest-selling Fringe show in recent memory, with the whole run completely sold out in advance after just two performances.

A Pickle 100% sold out

Really Spicy Opera is proud to announce that its 2017 run of A Pickle by Deborah Yarchun has completely sold out its entire run. This 1-woman show about prejudice, ignorance, and the Minnesota State Fair stars Angela Timberman and plays through August 12.

Angela Timberman.

A Pickle‘s world premiere at the Minnesota Fringe Festival sold out within minutes of the box office opening, with the rest of the performances selling out overnight. It is the fastest-selling production of the 2017 Minnesota Fringe Festival.

Praise for A Pickle

Angela Timberman as Doris.

Critics and audiences agree: Really Spicy Opera’s production of A Pickle is a hit! This play by Deborah Yarchun is the first show at the 2017 Minnesota Fringe Festival to sell out twice, with a sold-out opening and its second performance entirely sold out in advance.

Critics have been unanimous in praising the production. The Twin Cities Arts Reader praised Angela Timberman’s performance, calling her “one of the best comedic actresses in the Twin Cities…in full form with excellent comic timing…this beautifully lit comedy goes deep and comes out ahead.” The Star Tribune agreed, noting, “the show talks prejudice without being preachy, and the comedic dialogue is impressively colorful. Actress Angela Timberman positively shines in her one-hour monologue, never slowing for a minute.”

Read the reviews:


Advance Praise for A Pickle

Really Spicy Opera’s A Pickle, a one-woman play by Deborah Yarchun, has been generating strong advance buzz from theatre critics. Matthew A. Everett of Single White Fringe Geek named it one of his Top 20 shows to see, praising the script and the chance to see “the phenomenal local actress and comedienne Angela Timberman” on stage. Pamela Espeland named it one of a dozen must-see shows.

A Pickle stars Angela Timberman as Doris and is directed by Basil Considine. The play opens at the Ritz Studio Theater in Northeast Minneapolis on Friday, August 4 at 10 PM, and also plays:

  • Sun, 8/6 @ 5:30 pm
  • Wed, 8/9 @ 5:30 pm
  • Sat, 8/12 @ 7:00 pm
  • Sun, 8/13 @ 1:00 pm

Runtime: 55 minutes.