The O’Shaughnessy announces 2018-19 performing arts season

"Shaatranga: Women Weaving Worlds," Ananya Dance Theatre

"Shaatranga: Women Weaving Worlds," the fifth and capstone iteration of Ananya Dance Theatre's five-year series, Work Women Do, will premiere as part of the Women of Substance series at The O'Shaughnessy.

The O’Shaughnessy, one of the Twin Cities’ premiere venues for showcasing the arts, has announced a vibrant mix of dance and music performances for its 2018-19 Season. From must-see concerts to world premiere events, The O’Shaughnessy offers a brilliant line-up of acclaimed local and national artists. The Women of Substance series, which showcases women’s ideas, amplifies their voices and honors their places on life’s stage, opens the 2018-19 Season with The Wailin’ Jennys on September 14 and features a variety of inspiring events throughout the year.

Additional events may be announced at a later date. There are discounts for students, seniors, St. Kate’s community, MPR, TPT and military members. For more information and tickets, contact The O’Shaughnessy Ticket Office at 651-690-6700; summer business hours (through Sept. 5) are Monday through Friday, 12-4 p.m. The ticket office is located on the main campus of St. Catherine University at 2004 Randolph Ave., St. Paul. Tickets can be purchased online at

A Women of Substance event
The Wailin’ Jennys
Friday, September 14 at 7:30 PM

A Women of Substance event
Ananya Dance Theatre, Shaatranga: Women Weaving Worlds
Friday-Saturday, September 21-22 at 7:30 PM

Manual Cinema, The End of TV
Friday, October 5 at 7:30 PM

Threads Dance Project, In the Margins
Friday-Saturday, November 16-17 at 7:30 PM

Katie McMahon's Celtic Christmas, A Solstice Celebration
Friday, December 21 at 7:30 PM

Kevin Kling and Friends, The Love Show
Thursday, February 14 at 7:30 PM

Contempo Physical Dance with guest choreographer Nildinha Fonsêca
Friday-Saturday, February 22-23 at 7:30 PM

MARCH 2019
A Women of Substance event
Anoushka Shankar
Tuesday, March 12 at 7:30 PM

APRIL 2019
A Women of Substance event
Ragamala Dance Company and Brooklyn Rider, A Shared Evening
Friday, April 12 at 7:30 PM

MAY 2019
TU Dance
Friday-Saturday, May 3-4 at 8 PM; Sunday, May 5 at 2 PM