Sen. Franken returns to the MinnRoast stage for 2016

MinnPost photo by Jana Freiband
Sen. Al Franken cracking up during his 2015 MinnRoast monologue.

MinnPost is honored and delighted to announce the return of Minnesota’s junior senator, Al Franken, to the MinnRoast stage for 2016. A three-time Emmy winner for his comedic writing and producing, Franken keeps it pretty serious in the U.S. Senate. MinnRoast is a rare opportunity to enjoy Franken’s rapier wit.

MinnRoast 2016 is our ninth annual song-and-skit variety show. All proceeds support MinnPost, your nonprofit, non-partisan source for independent news and analysis of Minnesota issues. MinnPost members who donate $10 per month or $120 per year (or more) are eligible for a 25% ticket discount on show-only MinnRoast tickets at the $14, $39, or $74 levels. Please contact development director Claire Radomski at or (612) 455-6954 for details and the discount code.

Check out Sen. Al Franken’s monologue from MinnRoast 2015:

Joining Sen. Franken this year will be Rep. Tom Emmer, Mayors Betsy Hodges and Chris Coleman, Minneapolis City Council Member Abdi Warsame, radio personality Brian “BT” Turner and more. You can find more information about the event and special guests here.

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Comments (1)

  1. Submitted by Hiram Foster on 03/12/2016 - 12:59 pm.

    Al Franken

    I wonder if Al’s wit is really of the rapier like variety.

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