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Madrigal Dinner Information

Where? "Blaine Manor" aka BHS Cafeteria

When? 2019 dates: Dec. 6th and 7th at 6:30pm, Dec.8th at 5pm Doors open one hour prior to each show and there is pre-show entertainment in a festive Renaissance Fair atmosphere for your enjoyment. It is recommended that patrons arrive at least 20 minutes before the start of the show.

Cost? $25 per ticket - includes dinner, play, and concert. All tickets must be ordered and paid for in advance. We need to order the food one week before the show opens.

Menu? Chicken breast, wild rice, glazed carrots, vegetable soup, salad, bread, and cheesecake with royal topping. Please indicate clearly on your ticket order form if you need a vegetarian or gluten free meal. We are a school, so special orders are limited.

What is a Madrigal? A madrigal is a form of choral music that was popular in the 16th century. Its origins were in Italy, but the custom of "madrigal dinners" is from England. They were feasts held during the twelve days of Christmas in various castles. Often the texts of madrigals were taken from poetry and were non-religious. The madrigal was really the "pop" music of its time!

What will the evening look like? Click here to View scenes from the 2004 Madrigal Dinner!

How to order tickets?Online by clicking here or Download the ticket order form and return it to Sue Zemlin at BHS after November 1, 2019. The address is on the form. Please call 763-506-6791 if you have problems with the download. There are also hard copies at the reception desk at BHS. All seats are reserved and must be purchased in advance in order for us to order the proper amount of food.

How do I know if my tickets have been processed? You can assume you got your 1st choice of dates if you do not get a call from us shortly after submitting your order. We will send a confirmation letter in a mass mailing on November 30, 2019.

The BHS Choirs wish to thank the parents, community, BHS Food Service Staff, and BHS Custodians for their continued support of the Madrigal Dinner project!