50th Anniversary Wastebasket Revue Opens April 20
Apr 18, 2017 08:39PM ● Published by Wendy Erlien
Wastebasket Revue 2017 rehearsal (photo by Wendy Erlien / Maple Grove Voice)
Gallery: 2017 Wastebasket Revue Rehearsal (photo by Wendy Erlien / Maple Grove Voice) [10 Images] Click any image to expand.
All performances are at Park Center Senior High, located at 7300 Brooklyn Boulevard in Brooklyn Park. The 2017 showtimes are scheduled for:
- 7:30 p.m Thursday, April 20 For one night only, nationally renowned author, playwright and storyteller Kevin Kling joins Wastebasket Revue
- 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 21
- 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 22
- 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 23
- 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 27
- 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 28
- 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29
Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors (65 and older), and $6 for students. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door.
For the past 50 years, more than $1.150 million has been raised and 820 scholarships awarded, according to the Wastebasket Revue website.
The annual event features current and retired Osseo School District staff along with community members, volunteering their time and talents to create an original music variety show. The funds raised during the productions are used to award scholarships to seniors pursuing post-secondary education.
The 2017 scholarship recipients, according to the Wastebasket Revue website:
Maple Grove Senior High
Osseo Senior High
Park Center Senior High