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  • In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre 1500 East Lake Street Minneapolis, MN, 55407 United States (map)


A glow-in-the-dark performance of mitosis through the lens of mother and child.

Like a bedtime story as told by biologists, Cellula fuses a unique style of playful naturalism with scientific beauty. Through dazzling blacklight puppetry and mesmerizing acapella music, Cellula illuminates the true marvels of cell science inside us all. More information including video and study guide at Cellula.

Come 1 hour before the show for the Microscope Fun Gallery. Explore the connections between art and science with hands-on activities hosted by volunteers from MN Microscopy Society, Mia and Mill City Museum.

Two weekends of Performances at In the Heart Of the Beast

Friday, January 27th, 7:00 PM

Saturday, January 28th, 2:00 PM* & 7:00 PM

Sunday, January 29th, 2:00PM

Friday, February 3, 7:00 PM

Saturday, February 4, 2:00 PM* & 7:00 PM

Sunday, February 5, 2:00 PM

All Matinees Performances are Sensory Friendly.

Tickets: $15 adults, $8 kids (12 and under)

*Saturday Matinees are Pay What You Can at the door.



Shari Aronson is a Fiscal Year 2016 recipient of an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board and the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature; and by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The project is also supported by a grant from Puppeteers of America.

Earlier Event: December 3
KID CITY Mobile Squad and Laughter Museum
Later Event: January 28