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2015 - 2016 Theatre Season
Minneapolis - St. Paul



Actors Theater of Minnesota | Artistry | Brave New Workshop Theatre | Bryant Lake Bowl Cabaret Theater | Chameleon Theatre Circle | Chanhassen Dinner Theaters | The Children's Theatre | Frank Theatre | Freshwater Theatre | Gremlin Theatre | The Guthrie Theater | History Theater | Historic Orpheum Theatre | Historic State Theater | Illusion Theater | Interact Theater | In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre | Jungle Theater | Lakeshore Players Theatre | Lyric Arts Main Street Stage | Minnesota Fringe Festival: 2015 Fringe Festival | Minneapolis Musical Theatre | Minnesota Jewish Theater Company | Minnesota Opera | Mixed Blood Theatre | Mu Performing Arts | Music Box Theatre | Nautilus Music Theater | New Century Theatre | Nimbus Theatre | Old Log Theatre | Open Eye Figure Theatre | Ordway Center for the Performing Arts | Pangea World Theater | Pantages Theater | Park Square Theatre | Penumbra Theatre | The Phipps Center for the Arts | Pillsbury House Theatre | Plymouth Playhouse | Red Eye Theater | Savage Umbrella | Skylark Opera | Stages Theater Company | Steppingstone Theater | Teatro del Pueblo | Ten Thousand Things Theater Company | Theater Latté Da | Theatre in the Round Players | Theatre Pro Rata | Theatre Unbound | Urban Samurai Productions | Walking Shadow Theater | Yellow Tree Theatre | Youth Performance Company |


Actors Theater of Minnesota
Performances at Cabaret Theater at Camp Bar, 460 N. Robert St., St. Paul
651-290-2290

Blood Brothers
In association with Second Fiddle Productions in the Cabaret at Camp Bar
One night only
August 24, 2015


Artistry
1800 W. Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington MN
952-563-8575

Play It Again, Sam
Black Box Theater
July 17, 2015 - August 2, 2015

Hairspray
Schneider Theater August 14, 2015 - September 14, 2015

All My Sons
Black Box Theater September 18, 2015 - October 4, 2015

Phantom
Schneider Theater
October 16, 2015 - November 14, 2015

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
Schneider Theater
January 15, 2016 - February 14, 2016

Doubt
Black Box Theater
February 26, 2016 - March 13, 2016

Fiddler on the Roof
Schneider Theater
April 14, 2016 - May 8, 2016

Blithe Spirit
Black Box Theater
May 19, 2016 - June 12, 2016


Brave New Workshop Theatre
824 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis MN
612-332-6620

Throwback: Junk From Our Trunk
August 15, 2015 - October 31, 2015


Bryant Lake Bowl Cabaret Theater
810 West Lake St., Minneapolis
612-825-894

Little Shop of Horrors
August 12, 2015 - August 15, 2015

The Best of Hank and Rita: A Barroom Operetta in One Act
August 23, 2015 - October 11, 2015

The Pink Unicorn
Presented by 20 Percent Theatre Company
September 3, 2015 - September 5, 2015

I Just Wanted Candy: Confessions of the Fat Kids
September 10, 2015 - September 12, 2015

One Across: My Life as a Former Crossword Puzzle Clue
September 17, 2015 - September 19, 2015

Broadway, Circa 1986
Presented by Junkyard Theater
September 25, 2016 - September 26, 2015


Chameleon Theatre Circle
12600 Nicollet Ave. South, Burnsville MN
952-232-0814

The Rocky Horror Show
September 25, 2015 - October 18, 2015

Stanley Ann: The Unlikely Story of Barack Obama's Mother
November 6, 2015 - November 22, 2015

The Turn of the Screw
December 4, 2015 - December 20, 2015

[title of show]
February 19, 2016 - March 6, 2016

Catch Me If You Can
April 2, 2016 - April 24, 2016

Macbeth
June 3, 2016 - June 13, 2016


Chanhassen Dinner Theaters
501 W. 78th Street, Chanhassen MN
952-934-1525

Mary Poppins
Through October 24, 2015

Sister Act
October 30, 2015 - Feb. 27, 2016


The Children's Theatre
2400 Third Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN
612-874-0400

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
Through August 23, 2015
Recommended for grades 3 - 8

The Jungle Book
September 29, 2015 - December 6, 2015
Recommended for grades K+

The Wizard of Oz
November 3, 2015 - January 3, 2016
Recommended for all ages

The Frog Bride
January 12, 2016 - February 28, 2016
Recommended for grades 3+

The Snowy Day
February 9, 2016 - March 20, 2016
Recommended for grades K+

Animal Dance
March 22, 2016 - May 1, 2016
Recommended for preschoolers

Diary of a Wimpy Kid
April 12, 2016 - June 5, 2016
Recommended for all ages


Frank Theatre
3156 23rd Avenue South, Minneapolis MN
612-724-3760

Things of Dry Hours
September 11, 2015 - October 4, 2015
Playwrights' Center


Freshwater Theatre
Nimbus Theatre, 1517 Central Avenue NE, Minneapolis, MN
612-237-9810

Pioneer Suite
October 3, 2015 - October 18, 2015
Nimbus Theatre


Gremlin Theatre

TBA


The Guthrie Theater
818 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis MN
612-225-6238

To Kill a Mockingbird
September 12, 2015 - October 18, 2015
Wurtele Thrust Stage

The Genealogy of Happenstance
September 17, 2015 - 20, 2015
Dowling Studio Theater

U/G/L/Y
A Freestyle Theatre Production
September 24, 2015 - September 27, 2015
Dowling Studio Theater

The Events
September 30, 2015 - November 1, 2015
McGuire Proscenium Stage

Wrestling Jerusalem
Solo Production Series
October 16, 2015 - November 1, 2015
Dowling Studio Theater

A Christmas Carol
November 12, 2015 - December 27, 2015
Wurtele Thrust Stage

The Cocoanuts
November 14, 2015 - January 3, 2016
McGuire Proscenium Stage

Seventh House Theater Production
December 20, 2015 - January 3, 2016
Dowling Studio Theater

Pericles
January 16, 2016 - February 21, 2016
Wurtele Thrust Stage

The Amish Project
Solo Production Series
February 2, 2016 - February 14, 2016
Dowling Studio Theater

Me for You for Me
February 19, 2016 - March 6, 2016
A Mu Performing Arts production
Dowling Studio Theater

The Critic and The Real Inspector Hound
February 23, 2016 - March 27, 2016
McGuire Proscenium Stage

Taylor Mac: The Twentieth Century Abridged
Solo Production Series
March 18, 2016 - March 19, 2016
Wurtele Thrust Stage

Harvey
April 8, 2016 - May 15, 2016
Wurtele Thrust Stage

Telling: Minnesota 2016
April 29, 2016 - May 1, 2016
A Telling Project production
Dowling Studio Theater

Trouble in Mind
May 7, 2016 - June 5, 2016
McGuire Proscenium Stage

The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha
May 13, 2016 - May 22, 2016
A Four Humors Theater production
Dowling Studio Theater

South Pacific
June 18, 2016 - August 28, 2016
Wurtele Thrust Stage

Disgraced
July 16, 2016 - August 28, 2016
McGuire Proscenium Stage

A Boy and His Soul
Solo Production Series
August 9, 2016 - August 28, 2016
Dowling Studio Theater


History Theater
30 E. 10th Street, St. Paul MN
651-292-4323

Glensheen
October 3, 2015 - 25, 2015

The Things They Carried
October 27, 2015 - November 6, 2015

Buddy - the Buddy Holly Story
November 21, 2015 - December 20, 2015

Raw Stages - New Works Festival
January 13, 2016 - January 17, 2016

George Bonga: Black Voyageur
February 6, 2016 - February 28, 2016

Watermelon Hill
March 19, 2016 - April 10, 2016

Complicated Fun
April 30, 2016 - May 29, 2016


Historic Orpheum Theatre
910 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis
1-800-859-7469

Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella
September 8, 2015 - September 13, 2015

Disney's The Little Mermaid
October 8, 2015 - October 18, 2015

Beautiful, The Carole King Musical
November 18, 2015 - November 29, 2015

Blue Man Group
December 18, 2015 - December 20, 2015

Newsies
February 9, 2016 - February 14, 2016

If/Then
March 8, 2016 - March 13, 2016

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
March 29, 2016 - April 3, 2016

The Book of Mormon
May 10, 2016 - May 29, 2016

The Bridges of Madison County
June 21, 2016 - June 26, 2016

The Lion King
July 5, 2016 - August 7, 2016


Historic State Theater
805 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis
1-800-859-7469

11th Annual Ivey Awards
September 21, 2015

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
January 5, 2016 - January 10, 2016


Illusion Theater
528 Hennepin Avenue, Suite 704, Minneapolis MN
612-339-4944

Now and Forever
The hit musical returns in a concert presentation
September 24, 2015 - September 27, 2015

Emile/Eurydice
A Transatlantic Love Affair production
November 5, 2015 - November 21, 2015


Interact Theater
1860 Minnehaha Avenue, St. Paul, MN
651-209-3570

TBA


In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre
1500 East Lake Street, Minneapolis
612-721-2535

TBA


Jungle Theater
2951 Lyndale Avenue, Minneapolis MN
612-822-7063

Annapurna
September 4, 2015 - October 17, 2015

The Night Alive
November 6, 2015 - December 20, 2015


Lakeshore Players Theatre
4820 Stewart Avenue, White Bear Lake MN
651-429-5674

Death by Design
September 10, 2015 - 27, 2015

Young Frankenstein
October 22, 2015 - November 15, 2015

Twas the Night Before Christmas
December 3, 2015 - December 13, 2015

The Santaland Diaries
December 4, 2015 - December 12, 2015

Compleat Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
January 14, 2016 - January 24, 2016

Noises Off
February 25, 2016 - March 20, 2016

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
April 21, 2016 - May 15, 2016

12th Annual Ten Minute Play Festival
June 2, 2016 - 12, 2016


Lyric Arts Main Street Stage
420 East Main Street, Anoka MN
952-934-1525

The Explorers Club
September 11, 2015 - 27, 2015

The Spitfire Grill
October 16, 2015 - November 1, 2015

Christmas in the Airwaves
November 20, 2015 - December 20, 2015

A Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas
December 5, 2015 - December 19, 2015

The Twenty-Fifth Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
January 8, 2016 - January 31, 2016

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
February 19, 2016 - February 28, 2016

Shrek, the Musical
March 18, 2016 - April 10, 2016

Anatomy of Gray
April 22, 2016 - May 8, 2016

The Odd Couple
June 3, 2016 - June 19, 2016

Nice Work If You Can Get It
July 8, 2016 - August 7, 2016


Minnesota Fringe Festival

TBA


Minneapolis Musical Theatre
612-455-9501

Murder Ballad
October 2, 2015 - October 16, 2015
Bryant Lake Bowl

Silence! The Musical
February 12, 2016 - March 16, 2016
The Lab Theater

Leap of Faith
April 29, 2016 - May 22, 2016
at New Century Theatre


Minnesota Jewish Theater Company
Highland Park Community Center Theater, 1978 Ford Parkway, Saint Paul MN
651-647-4315

Becoming Dr. Ruth
August 20, 2015 - August 30, 2015

The Twenty-Seventh Man
October 17, 2015 - November 8, 2015

The Chanukah Guest
December 6, 2015 - December 23, 2015
Recommended for age 3 and up

The Tale of the Allergist's Wife
February 13, 2016 - March 6, 2016

Bad Jews
April 30, 2016 - May 22, 2016


Minnesota Opera
Performances are Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 345 Washington Street, Saint Paul MN
612-333-6669

Ariadne Auf Naxos
September 26, 2015 - October 4, 2015

The Magic Flute
November 14, 2015 - November 21, 2015

Rusalka
January 23, 2016 - January 31, 2016

Tosca
March 12, 2016 - March 19, 2016

The Shining
May 1, 2016 May 15, 2016


Mixed Blood Theatre
1501 South Fourth St, Minneapolis MN
612-338-6131

An Octoroon
October 16, 2015 - November 15, 2015

Cedar Cypher
November 27, 2015 - November 28, 2015

DJ Latinidad's Latino Dance Party
March 4, 2016 - March 27, 2016

The Upstairs Concierge
April 15, 2016 - May 8, 2016


Mu Performing Arts
651-789-1012

Taiko Groove
November 5, 2015 - November 8, 2015
at E.M.Pearson Theater, Concordia University

Purple Cloud
December 4, 2015 - December 20, 2015
Mixed Blood Theater

You for Me for You
February 20, 2016 - March 6, 2016
Guthrie McKnight Studio Theater

tot: the Untold, Yet Spectacular Story of (a Filipino) Hulk Hogan
June 17, 2016 - June 26, 2016
Park Square Boss Stage


Music Box Theatre
1407 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis
612-874-1100

Triple Espresso
November 6, 2015 - January 3, 2016


Nautilus Music Theater

TBA


New Century Theatre
612-455-9501

The Realish Housewives of Edina: A Parody
September 24, 2015 - November 15, 2015

The How and the Why
March 10, 2016 - March 20, 2016
Presented by Theatre Unbound

Buyer and Cellar
March 31, 2016 - April 24, 2016

Leap of Faith
April 29, 2016 - May 22, 2016
Presented by Minneapolis Musical Theatre


Nimbus Theatre
1517 Central Avenue NE, Minneapolis MN
612-548-1380

TBA


Old Log Theatre
5185 Meadville Street, Greenwood
952-474-5951

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
Through August 29, 2015

The Velocity of Autumn
September 11, 2015 - October 24, 2015

The Wedding Singer
November 6, 2015 - February 20, 2016


Open Eye Figure Theatre
506 East 24th Street, Minneapolis MN
612-874-6338

Hammer, Anvil and Stirrup
August 6, 2015 - August 9, 2015


Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington Street, St. Paul
651-224-4222

The Pirates of Penzance
August 4, 2015 - August 16, 2015

Broadway Songbook: The 70's Songbook
October 9, 2015 - October 11, 2015

The Sound of Music
December 10, 2015 - January 2, 2016

A Chorus Line
February 16, 2016 - February 28, 2016

A Night with Janis Joplin
March 29, 2016 - April 3, 2016

Bullets Over Broadway
April 12, 2016 - April 17, 2016

Broadway Songbook: The Kander and Ebb Songbook
June 10, 2016 - June 12, 2016


Pangea World Theater
612-203-1088

TBA


Pantages Theater
710 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis
1-800-859-7469

All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914
December 16, 2015 - December 20, 2015
Theater Latte Da production

Gypsy
February 17, 2016 - March 13, 2016
A Theater Latte Da production


Park Square Theatre
408 St. Peter St., St. Paul
651-291-7005

Elliot, A Soldier's Fugue
September 11, 2015 - October 4, 2015
Proscenium Stage

Murder for Two
September 18, 2015 - November 1, 2015
Andy Boss Thrust Stage

My Children! My Africa!
November 11, 2015 - November 29, 2015
Andy Boss Thrust Stage

The Snow Queen
November 27, 2015 - December 27, 2015
Proscenium Stage

Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol
December 9, 2015 - December 20, 2015
Andy Boss Thrust Stage

The Beauty Queen of Leenane
January 6, 2016 - January 24, 2016
Produced by Theatre Pro Rata
Andy Boss Thrust Stage

Great Expectations
January 15, 2016 - February 7, 2016
Proscenium Stage

Romeo and Juliet
February 12, 2016 and February 13, 2016
Andy Boss Thrust Stage

Nina Simone: Four Women
March 8, 2016 - March 26, 2016
Andy Boss Thrust Stage

Love Person
March 18, 2016 - April 10, 2016
Proscenium Stage

Six Characters in Search of an Author
April 19, 2016 - May 8, 2016
Produced by Wanderlust Productions
Andy Boss Thrust Stage

Sons of the Prophet
May 20, 2016 - June 5, 2016
Proscenium Stage

tot: The Untold, Yet Spectacular Story of (a Filipino) Hulk Hogan
June 16, 2016 - June 26, 2016
Produced by Mu Performing Arts
Andy Boss Thrust Stage

Calendar Girls
June 17, 2016 - July 24, 2016
Proscenium Stage


Penumbra Theatre
270 North Kent Street, St. Paul
612-224-3180

Rodney King
October 1, 2015 - October 11, 2015

Black Nativity
December 3, 2015 - December 20, 2015

The Dutchman and The Owl Answers
March 3, 2016 - March 27, 2016

Sunset Baby
April 14, 2016 - May 8, 2016


The Phipps Center for the Arts
109 Locust Street, Hudson, Wisconsin
715-386-8409

Making God Laugh
September 11, 2015 - 27, 2015

Snow White and the Seven Fairy Godmothers
October 9, 2015 - October 18, 2015
Phipps Children's Theater

Into the Woods
November 6, 2015 - November 29, 2015

Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!
December 10, 2015 - December 20, 2015
Phipps Children's Theater

Shrek, the Musical
February 12, 2016 - February 28, 2016

Glorious: the True Story of Florence Foster Jenkins
April 1, 2016 - April 17, 2016

Pinkalicious, the Musical
April 29, 2016 - May 8, 2016
Phipps Children's Theater


Pillsbury House Theatre
3501 Chicago Avenue S., Minneapolis MN
612-825-0459

Prep
September 18, 2015 - October 18, 2015


Plymouth Playhouse
2705 Annapolis Lane, Plymouth MN
763-553-1600

Church Basement Ladies
Through November 25, 2015

Christmas My Way
November 18, 2015 - January 17, 2016


Red Eye Theater
15 W. 14th Street, Minneapolis MN
612-870-0319

TBA


Savage Umbrella
551 Vandalia Street, Studio 306, St. Paul MN

Sweet Dreams, Alfie
October 2015

June
Performed Southern Theater February 2016

Night of New Works
April 2016

Intellectual Property
June and July 2016


Skylark Opera
651-292-4309

2016 Festival:
Oh, Coward!
On the Twentieth Century
June 2016


Stages Theater Company
1111 Main Street, Hopkins MN
952-979-1111

Junie B. Jones - The Musical
September 18, 2015 - October 18, 2015
Recommended for all ages

There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom
October 9, 2015 - November 1, 2015
Recommended for age 8 and up

A Charlie Brown Christmas
November 20, 2015 - December 29, 2015
Recommended for all ages

Bear Snores On
January 22, 2016 - February 15, 2016
Recommended for all ages

The Snow Queen
March 4, 2016 - 20, 2016
Recommended for all ages

I Love You, Stinky Face
April 15, 2016 - May 15, 2016
Recommended for all ages

Number the Stars
April 29, 2016 - May 22, 2016
Recommended for ages 8 years and up

Annie Jr.
June 24, 2016 - July 31, 2016
Recommended for all ages

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star
August 5, 2016 - 20, 2016
Recommended for ages 18 months to 4 years


Steppingstone Theater
55 Victoria Street N., St. Paul MN
651-225-9625

One Grain of Rice
October 23, 2015 - November 8, 2015

Best Christmas Pageant Ever!
December 4, 2015 - December 23, 2015

The Story of Ruby Bridges
February 5, 2016 - February 28, 2016


Teatro del Pueblo
209 Page Street W., St. Paul MN
651-2248806

TBA


Ten Thousand Things Theater Company
Performances at varied locations in the Twin Cities, check website for details
612-203-9502

Henry IV, Part I
September 24, 2015 - November 1, 2015

Dear World
January 7, 2016 - February 14, 2016

Changelings April 28, 2016 - June 1, 2016


Theater Latté Da
612-339-3003

Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street
September 23, 2015 - October 25, 2015
Ritz Theatre

All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914
December 17, 2015 - December 21, 2015
Pantages Theater

Lullabye
January 13, 2016 - February 7, 2016
Ritz Theater

Gypsy
February 7, 2016 - March 13, 2016
Pantages Theater

C.
March 30, 2016 - April 24, 2016
Ritz Theater

NEXT: New Musicals in the Making
April 30, 2016 - May 17, 2016
Ritz Theater


Theatre in the Round Players
245 Cedar Avenue, Minneapolis
612-333-3010

The Farnsworth Invention
September 11, 2015 - October 4, 2015

A Thousand Clowns
October 15, 2015 - November 8, 2015

Black Coffee
November 20, 2015 - December 20, 2015

Fahrenheit 451
January 8, 2016 - January 31, 2016

Richard III
February 12, 2016 - March 6, 2016

The Secret Garden
March 18, 2016 - April 17, 2016

The House of Blue Leaves
April 29, 2016 - May 22, 2016

Sense and Sensibility
June 3, 2016 - June 26, 2016

Jeeves Intervenes
July 8, 2016 - 31, 2016


Theatre Pro Rata
St. Paul MN
612-234-7135

Lie of the Mind
September 12, 2015 - September 27, 2015
Nimbus Theater

The Beauty Queen of Leenane
January 8, 2016 - January 24, 2016
Park Square Theatre Andy Boss Thrust Stage

Knight of the Pestle
June 3, 2016 - June 19, 2016
Dreamland Arts


Theatre Unbound
St. Paul MN
612-721-1186

Title IX
October 9, 2015 - October 11, 2015 at Dreamland Arts, St. Paul
October 16, 2015 - October 18, 2015 at Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis

The How and the Why
March 10, 2016 - March 20, 2016
New Century Theatre


Urban Samurai Productions
Ritz Theater, 345 13th Ave NE, Minneapolis

TBA


Walking Shadow Theater
612-375-0300

A Mid Winter Night's Revel
December 4, 2015 - December 30, 2015
Red Eye Theater

The Aliens
February 12, 2016 - February 27, 2016
Red Eye Theater

Lasso of Truth
In association with Workhaus Collective
April 15, 2016 - May 1, 2016
The Playwrights' Center

The Christians
In association with Mixed Blood Theater
May 20, 2016 - June 11, 2016
Mixed Blood Theater


Yellow Tree Theatre
310 5th Avenue SE, Osseo MN
763-493-8733

Dancing at Lughnasa
September 11, 2015 - October 11, 2015

A Hunting Shack Christmas
November 3, 2015 - December 27, 2015

Clybourne Park
February 5, 2016 - March 6, 2016

Violet
April 8, 2016 - May 8, 2016


Youth Performance Company
All performances at the Howard Conn Fine Arts Center, 1900 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis
612-623-9080

The Giver
October 8, 2015 - October 25, 2015
Recommended for 5th grade and up

Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells
December 4, 2015 - December 20, 2015
Recommended for all ages

Just Before Sleep
January 29, 2016 - February 14, 2016
Recommended for 4th grade and up

Sideways Stories from Wayside School
April 29, 2016 - May 11, 2016
Recommended for 2nd grade and up



Please note that dates may change unexpectedly - always check with the theater before making plans.


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