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Park Square’s 2010-2011 season includes two world premieres

A newly commissioned adaptation of “The Odyssey” leads the 2010-2011 season at St.

A newly commissioned adaptation of “The Odyssey” leads the 2010-2011 season at St. Paul’s Park Square Theatre.

The piece, crafted by local playwright and critic William Randall Beard, is one of two world premieres during the season. A limited run of “Naked Darrow,” ­ a one-man show about the famed lawyer written and performed by Gary Anderson, ­ will be presented in April 2011. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (November-December) and “The Diary of Anne Frank” (February-March 2011) will also be presented in limited runs and matinees.

The 2010-2011 season includes:

Sept. 10-Oct. 3: Jennifer Maisel’s “The Last Seder”

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Oct. 15-Nov. 7: “Gee’s Bend,” featuring Regina Williams. (Area Premiere)

Dec. 7, 2010-Jan. 2, 2011: Richard Greenblatt and Ted Dyskstra’s “Two Pianos, Four Hands”

Jan. 14-Feb. 6, 2011: “The Odyssey.” (World Premiere)

March 25-April 10, 2011: “Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird,” directed by Joel Sass, best known for his work with the Jungle Theater.

May 6-29, 2011: Michael Hollinger’s “Opus.”

Jun3 10-July 9, 2011: “Panic.” Minnesotan playwright Joseph Goodrich won the 2008 Edgar Award for best play with this thriller. The Park Square production will be directed by Theatre Pro Artistic Director Carin Bratlie.

Park Square is located in St. Paul’s historic Hamm Building, 20 W. Seventh Place. Season tickets are on sale for the season and are available at 651-291-7005 or online.