Coon Rapids native in a leading role at History Theatre

Kendall Anne Thompson photo submitted
Kendall Anne Thompson (photo submitted)

Kendall Anne Thompson, a native of Coon Rapids, plays a lead role as the young Zelda in Minnesota History Theatre’s production of “This Side of Paradise.”

The jazz musical, centering on Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald, celebrates its regional premiere at the St. Paul theater. Directed by Ron Peluso. Book by Nancy Harrow and Will Pomerantz, music and lyrics by Nancy Harrow.

The show runs through May 19. Tickets are $32-$40. Students $15. Seniors $2 off per ticket. Minnesota History Theatre is located at 30 10th St. E., St. Paul. For more information, visit or call the box office at 651-292-4323.