Charlie Zelle, Minnesota Commissioner of Transportation
Major road construction has slowed and rerouted traffic on a number of Twin Cities thoroughfares. Minnesota’s Commissioner of Transportation, Charlie Zelle, promises it will get better soon, with newer roads, more accessible bus options, and the groundwork for a self-driving future. We’ll ask him about it if he’s able to make it through the traffic to join us.
What is the show?
Described “As if C-SPAN were suddenly swarmed by the cast of SNL,” The Theater of Public Policy has garnered national media attention and fans for its unique blend of serious issues and improv comedy.
- Shows open with a lively conversation with a newsmaker or policy wonk.
- That conversation inspires a team of Minnesota’s most sharpest improvisers, who create entirely spontaneous sketches based on the interview.
- The expert guest(s) then answers questions from the audience.
- The show wraps with one last round of improv from the cast.
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