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Lt. Gov. Flanagan and State Reps. Mike Freiberg and Jamie Long are preparing for MinnRoast 2019

Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan and state Reps. Mike Frieberg and Jamie Long are busy polishing their MinnRoast act.

Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan
Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan, above, and state Reps. Jamie Long and Mike Freiberg join a packed cast including: Gov. Tim Walz, Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith, KARE11’s Jana Shortal, and many more.
MinnPost file photo by Bill Kelley

Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan and state Rep. Mike Freiberg proved their musical chops when they paid tribute to Prince on the state House floor in 2016. They’re adding state Rep. Jamie Long to their group for MinnRoast 2019. What will they bring to the stage? Get your ticket to find out!

MinnRoast is the highlight of Minnesota’s political calendar. Every year politicians, journalists, actors, and singers converge at the State Theatre to gently skewer Minnesota politics and each other. Acts are wide-ranging in this variety show  from monologues and video sketches to songs and parodies.

The trio joins an all-ready packed cast including: Gov. Tim Walz, Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith, KARE11’s Jana Shortal, Rep. Tom Emmer, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, the entire Minnesota delegation to the U.S. House, actress Sally Wingert, choral group, OutLoud! and more!

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