event poster with title "Monday Night Mingles" and two phoenix logos facing each other holding a glass of wine and a bottle of beer.

Every Monday

through June

5:00pm to 7:00pm – Happy Hour

7:00pm – Rotating events

Taking place in the Phoenix Lobby

Looking to meet other theater artists?
New to town?
Bored on a Monday night?

Monday Night Mingles is a casual way to get better connected to the theater scene in Minneapolis. Get a drink, order in food, participate in a round of collaborator speed dating, talk about your fringe script, be thoroughly weird without upsetting the muggles.

Stick around after for a changing series of events. See below for the line-up!

American Civic Forum is running monthly discussions about politics, activism, art and artists the last Monday of each month starting on Monday, February 27, 2017. [The 2/27 discussion has been postponed to 3/13] More information

Other Mondays will have workshops, or open mic performances, or a show that you may want to watch in the theater.

Have your own idea for a post-happy hour event? Email it to jenna@artsnest.org

February 27th at 7pm – no cost
No after event.

March 6th, 13th, & 20th at 7pm- no cost

1) writing for the stage workshop one: comedy
2) writing for the stage workshop two: dialouge
3) writing for the stage workshop three: fixing problems
Taught by Dave Walbridge
March 13th at 7pm- no cost
Artist as Citizen discussion: How Art Influences Politics
Social science says culture influences politics—but how it influences politics might surprise many artists. Do plays, film, TV, music, visual arts mobilize the masses? Do they persuade? What is the dynamic between politics and art—and what are the implications for creators?
Run by American Civic Forum

April 3rd, May 1st, & June 5th at 7:00pm
Not-So-Silent-Planet offers free readings of plays you’ve never heard of:
Have you ever imagined a world whose laws of physics differ from our own? This series features readings of Victorian speculative fiction for the stage, including lost, unpublished texts that have not been produced in over a century. More information at: maximumverbosityonline.org
April 3rd – PRESUMPTION; OR, THE FATE OF FRANKENSTEIN by Richard Brinsley Peake