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Gov. Mark Dayton returns to the MinnRoast stage in 2018

Dayton has been a staple at MinnRoast for a number of years.

“The Restaurant” starring Gov. Mark Dayton, featuring Eric and Andrew Dayton from MinnRoast 2016.

Gov. Dayton’s self-deprecating humor has been a staple at MinnRoast for a number of years. Whether it’s “helping out” at his sons’ restaurant in 2016, above, or starring in last year’s “Hamilton” spoof, Dayton’s performance is always a show highlight.

MinnRoast has become a can’t-miss event of the Minnesota political calendar, bringing policymakers, entertainers, and journalists together to poke fun at each other and the state we love in songs, skits, videos, and monologues.

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Joining Gov. Dayton in this year’s show on April 27 at the State Theatre: House Speaker Kurt Daudt, Sen. Tina Smith, award-winning actress Sally Wingert, Mayors Jacob Frey and Melvin Carter, and many more.

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Gov. Mark Dayton and DJ/FRND
MinnPost photo by Jana Freiband
Gov. Mark Dayton and DJ/FRND performing a “Hamilton” spoof at MinnRoast 2017.