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Regional Reviews: Minneapolis/St. Paul

Theatre Schedule for Minneapolis - St. Paul


Actors Theater of Minnesota | Artistry | Brave New Workshop Theatre | Bryant Lake Bowl Cabaret Theater | Chameleon Theatre Circle | Chanhassen Dinner Theaters | Children's Theatre Company | Commonweal Theatre Company | DalekoArts | Dark & Stormy Productions | Frank Theatre | Great River Shakespeare Festival | Gremlin Theatre | The Guthrie Theater | History Theatre | Illusion Theater | Jungle Theater | Lakeshore Players Theatre | Lyric Arts Main Street Stage | Mill City Summer Opera | Minneapolis Musical Theatre | Minnesota Fringe Festival | Minnesota Opera | Mixed Blood Theatre | Nimbus Theatre | Old Log Theatre | Open Eye Theatre | Ordway Center for the Performing Arts | Orpheum Theatre | Pangea World Theater | Park Square Theatre | Penumbra | The Phipps Center for the Arts | Pillsbury House Theatre | Six Points Theater | Southern Theater | Stages Theater Company | Steppingstone Theater | Ten Thousand Things Theater Company | Theater Latté Da | Theater Mu | Theatre Coup D'Etat | Theatre Elision | Theatre Pro Rata | Theatre in the Round Players | Trademark Theater | Umbrella Collective | 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

Check website for most current performance schedule.


Artistry
Bloomington Center for the Arts, 1800 W Old Shakopee Rd, Bloomington MN
952-563-8575

Songs for a New World
September 10, 2021 - September 26, 2021

Little Women, the Broadway Musical
November 5, 2021 - November 28, 2021

Memphis
April 23, 2022 - May 15, 2022

Shrek the Musical
July 16, 2022 - August 14, 2022


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

Back to the Workshop, or Everything's Fine
May 5, 2022 - August 6, 2022


Bryant Lake Bowl Cabaret Theater
824 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis MN
612-332-6620

Manners and Misconduct: Improvised Jane Austen
March 11, 2022 - March 26, 2022

The Saved by the Bell Show
May 6, 2022 - May 16, 2022


Chameleon Theatre Circle
12600 Nicollet Ave. South, Burnsville MN
952-232-0814
Performances at Bloomington Center for the Arts, 1800 W. Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington MN

TBA


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

The Music Man
through December 31, 2021

Footloose
January 28, 2022 - September 16, 2022


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

Annie
November 7, 2021 - January 9, 2022
Recommended for all ages
UnitedHealth Group Stage

Bina's Six Apples
World premiere
January 9, 2022 - February 13, 2022
Recommended for ages 9 and up
Cargill Stage

Something Happened in Our Town
World premiere
February 27, 2022 - March 27, 2022
Recommended for ages 7 and up
UnitedHealth Group Stage

Diary of a Wimpy Kid
April 22, 2022 - June 18, 2022
Recommended for all ages
UnitedHealth Group Stage


Commonweal Theatre Company
208 Parkway Ave. N, Lanesboro, MN
800-657-7025

I Ought to Be in Pictures
April 2022 - June 2022

Leading Ladies
April 2022 - July 2022

The Mystery of Edwin Drood
July 2022 - August 2022

Good People
September 2022 - November 2022

Alice in Winter Wonderland
November 2022 - December 2022


DalekoArts
The Prague Theater, 110 East Main Street, New Prague, MN
952-314-9077

Once
April 29, 2022 - May 15, 2022


Dark & Stormy Productions
612-401-4506

TBA


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

TBA


Great River Shakespeare Festival
79 East 3rd Street, Winona, MN
507-474-7900

The African Company Presents Richard III
The Taming of the Shrew
Twelfth Night

June 18, 2022 - July 31, 2022


Gremlin Theatre
550 Vandalia Street, St. Paul, MN
1-888-71-TICKETS

TBA


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

What the Constitution Means to Me
September 30, 2021 - October 24, 2021
McGuire Proscenium Stage

A Christmas Carol
November 6, 2021 - December 27, 2021
Wurtele Thrust Stage

A Raisin in the Sun
April 30, 2022 - June 5, 2022 McGuire Proscenium Stage

The Tempest
February 26, 2022 - April 16, 2022
Wurtele Thrust Stage

Emma
June 18, 2022 - August 21, 2022
Wurtele Thrust Stage

Sweat
July 16, 2022 - August 21, 2022
McGuire Proscenium Stage


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

Not in Our Neighborhood
October 14, 2021 - October 24, 2021

Christmas of Swing
November 20, 2021 - December 19, 2021

Not For Sale
February 5, 2022 - February 27, 2022

Parks: A Portrait of a Young Artist
World premiere
March 19, 2022 - April 10, 2022

Runestone!: A Rock Musical
World premiere
May 7, 2022 - May 29, 2022

Glensheen
July 9, 2022 - July 24, 2022
Also on tour in Minnesota, check History Theater website for schedule


Illusion Theater
3754 Pleasant Avenue, Minneapolis MN
612-767-9254
612-339-4944

A Play by Barb and Carl
World premiere April 8, 2022 - April 30, 2022


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

Every Brilliant Thing
October 16, 2021 - November 14, 2021

Redwood
February 5, 2022 - March 13, 2022

Cambodian Rock Band
co-production with Theater Mu
June 8, 2022 - July 31, 2022


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

White Christmas
November 18, 2021 - December 12, 2021

Clue
January 3, 2022 - January 31, 2022

An Evening with Ella & Harold
February 10, 2022 - February 27, 2022

Death of a Salesman
March 17, 2022 - April 3, 2022

Disney's The LIttle Mermaid
April 28, 2022 - May 22, 2022

18th Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival
June 2, 2022 - June 22, 2022


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

The Thirty-Nine Steps
September 24, 2021 - October 17, 2021

It's a Wonderful Life
November 19, 2021 - December 19, 2021

[title of show]
January 14, 2022 - February 6, 2022

The Mousetrap
February 25, 2022 - March 10, 2022

Smokey Joe's Café
April 8, 2022 - May 8, 2022

Little Women
June 3, 2022 - June 26, 2022

Something Rotten!
July 15, 2022 - August 14, 2022


Mill City Summer Opera
Mill City Museum, 704 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN
612-875-5544

TBA


Minneapolis Musical Theatre
612-455-9501

Hands on a Hardbody
April 22, 2022 - May 8, 2022
Presented at Luther Cadillac in Roseville


Minnesota Fringe Festival
Consult website for venues and performance schedules August 2, 2022 - August 14, 2022


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

Opera in the Outfield
September 24, 2021
Outdoor performance at CHS Field

The Anonymous Lover
February 5, 2022 - February 13, 2022

Voices United Concert
March 27, 2022

Carmen
May 7, 2022 - May 22, 2022


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

imagine the u.s. without racism
World premiere
April 8, 2022 - May 1, 2022


Nimbus Theatre
2303 Kennedy Street Northeast, Minneapolis
612-548-1380

TBA


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

The Play That Goes Wrong
October 1, 2021 - February 26, 2022

Escape to Margaritaville
April 2, 2022 - August 27, 2022

Polkadots
June 15, 2022 - August 20, 2022

Once Upon a Mattress
September 10, 2022 - February 18, 2023

The Princess and the Pea
November 16, 2022 - December 31, 2022


Open Eye Theatre
506 East 24th Street, Minneapolis MN
612-874-6338
Once Upon a Winter Night
March 3, 2022 - March 20, 2022

Hairball: A Bigfoot Musical Adventure
June 2, 2022 - June 16, 2022
Recommended for ages 10 and up
Presented on the green roof of the Bakken Museum


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

Fiddler on the Roof
November 30, 2021 - December 12, 2021

Summer: the Donna Summer Musical
December 28, 2021 - January 2, 2022

An Officer and a Gentleman
January 20, 2022 - January 23, 2022

Waitress
March 8, 2022 - March 13, 2022


Orpheum Theatre: Broadway on Hennepin Series
910 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis
1-800-859-7469

Frozen
September 30, 2021 - October 20, 2021

Oklahoma!
November 9, 2021 - November 14, 2021

Anastasia
December 7, 2021 - December 19, 2021

Come from Away
January 11, 2022 - January 23, 2022

Jersey Boys
February 3, 2022 - February 5, 2022

Pretty Woman: the Musical
February 22, 2022 - February 27, 2022

Hadestown
March 15, 2022 - March 20, 2022

The Prom
April 12, 2022 - April 17, 2022

Moulin Rouge! The Musical
May 18, 2022 - June 5, 2022

Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations
June 28, 2022 - July 10, 2022

Wicked
July 27, 2022 - August 28, 2022

Hamilton
April 4, 2023 - May 7, 2023


Pangea World Theater
612-203-1088

TBA


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

Theater of the Macabre
October 29, 2021 - October 30, 2021
Boss Thrust Stage

The Empathy Project
November 12, 2021 - November 21, 2021
Boss Thrust Stage

Shaamya - Of Equality
November 19, 2021- November 20, 2021
Proscenium Stage

Romeo and Juliet
April 2, 2022 - April 3, 2022
Boss Thrust Stage

Atacama
April 20, 2022 - May 1, 2022
Proscenium Stage

Airness
May 11, 2022 - June 5, 2022
Proscenium Stage

Holmes and Watson
July 12, 2022 - August 21, 2022
Proscenium Stage


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

Black Nativity
December 2, 2021 - December 24, 2021

Thurgood
March 10, 2022 - March 27, 2022

Ashe Lab Festival
June 16, 2022 - June 26, 2022

Weathering
World premiere
October 11, 2022 - November 6, 2022


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

Miracle on 34th Street
November 19, 2021 - December 19, 2021

The Importance of Being Ernest
January 22, 2022 - February 6, 2022

The Addams Family, the Musical
February 25, 2022 - March 12, 2022

Busybody
March 25, 2022 - April 10, 2022


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

Charlie Brown Black
Mary 28, 2022 - June 5, 2022

To Sit Awhile
August 15, 2022 - September 15, 2022

bull jean stories
October 20, 2022 - November 13, 2022


Six Points Theater
Highland Park Community Center Theater, 1978 Ford Parkway, Saint Paul MN
651-647-4315

A Pickle
Return engagement performed outdoors
July 28, 2021 - August 15, 2021

The People's Violin
October 23, 2021 - November 14, 2021

Chanukah in the Dark
December 5, 2021 - December 21, 2021

New-Play Reading Festival
Filmed onstage readings, available pay-per-view March 2, 2022 - March 20, 2022

Two Jews Walk Into a War
April 30, 2022 - May 22, 2022


Southern Theater
1420 South Washington Avenue, Minneapolis
612-340-0155

The Rape of Lucretia
Presented by An Opera Theatre April 1, 2022 - April 3, 2022

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Collide Theatrical Dance Company presentation
October 7, 2021 - October 24, 2021

Anamnesis
The Moving Company presentation
November 18, 2021 - December 4, 2021

Anamnesis
Return engagement
January 13, 2022 - January 30, 2022

Monster Heart
The Combustible Company
February 25, 2022 - March 5, 2022


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

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
Through August 8, 2021
Recommended for all ages

Down on the Farm - A Lift-the-Flap Adventure
August 4 2021 - August 22, 2021
Recommended for ages 0 - 5

Elf, The Musical - Junior
November 19, 2021 - December 27, 2021
Recommended for all ages

The North Star
January 14, 2022 - February 13, 2022
Recommended for all ages

Tuck Everlasting, the Musical
March 4, 2022 - March 20, 2022
Recommended for ages 7 and up

What Do You Do With an Idea?
April 18, 2022 - May 8, 2022
Recommended for all ages

All American Boys
April 29, 2022 - May 22, 2022
Recommended for ages 10 and up

Disney's The Little Mermaid
June 24, 2022 - August 7, 2022
Recommended for all ages

Buckets, a Joyful Journey
August 3, 2022 - August 21, 2022
Recommended for ages 0-5


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

TBA


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

A Comedy of Errors
October 14, 2021 - November 21, 2021

Hand Prints
dates TBA

Ten Thousand Voices - LIVE
dates TBA

Virtual Play Reading
dates TBA

Thunder Knocking on the Door
Return engagement
March 31, 2022 - May 8, 2022


Theater Latté Da
Ritz Theater, 345 13th Avenue NE, Minneapolis MN 5541

Puttin' on the Ritz
November 13, 2021 - November 14, 2021

All Is Calm - The Christmas Truce of 1914
November 26, 2021 - January 2, 2022

La Boheme
January 20, 2022 - February 27, 2022

Jelly's Last Jam
March 30, 2022 - May 8, 2022

Twelve Angry Men - World premiere musical
June 8, 2022 - July 17, 2022

Next Festival 2022
Summer, 2022


Theater Mu
651-789-1012

You Shall Hear Me: Stories from Beyond
Four audio short stories, one released each week
October 1, 2021 - November 1, 2021
Available on Theater Mu's website, theatermu.org

Twenty Pho Hour Playfest
November 19, 2021 - November 20, 2021
Streaming live online

Man of God
February 16, 2022 - March 6, 2022
Mixed Blood Theater

Cambodian Rock Band
Co-production with Jungle Theater
June 8, 2022 - July 31, 2022


Theatre Coup D'Etat

Pyrates
World premiere
June 15, 2022 - June 27, 2022 Historic Fire Station 24, 4501 Hiawatha Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55406


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

Circle Mirror Transformation
October 1, 2021 - October 23, 2021

A Murder Is Announced
November 19, 2021 - December 19, 2021

Marjorie Prime
February 4,2022 - March 6, 2022

The Little Prince
April 8, 2022 - May 1, 2022

Perfect Arrangement
June 3, 2022 - June 26, 2022


Theatre Elision
6105 42nd Avenue North, Crystal MN

Islander
Through July 31, 2021

Ghost Quartet 2021
October 27, 2021 - November 6, 2021

A Flight of Short Musicals: We're All Right
January 27, 2022 - January 29, 2022

First Lady Suite
Spring 2022

Ruthless
Summer 2022

Sea Cabinet
TBA


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

Top Girls
Performed at the Crane Theater
November 2021

Orlando
March 12, 2022 - March 27, 2022 Crane Theater


Trademark Theater

5
November 22, 2021
Virtual reading in partnership with Playwrights' Center

Stone Baby
Co-production with Kiss the Tiger
March 9, 2022 - March 30, 2022 Ice House, 2528 Nicollet Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN

The Reunion
May 2022, dates TBA


Umbrella Collective

TBA


Walking Shadow Theatre Company
612-375-0300

Reboot
Performed live online
Through September 19, 2021

Reboot
Return engagement
January 4, 2022 - February 27, 2022

Cabal
Tickets now on sale through May 29, 2022
presented at 2010 East Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, MN


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

Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood
September 17, 2021 - October 17, 2021

Miracle on Christmas Lake
November 12, 2021 - January 2, 2022

Passing Strange
April 8, 2022 - May 8, 2022

In the Next Room, or The Vibrator Play
June 2, 2022 - June 26, 2022


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

The World According to Snoopy
December 3, 2021 - December 11, 2021
Appropriate for all ages

Anne & Emmet
February 11, 2022 - February 27, 2022
Appropriate for 4th grade and up

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
April 29, 2022 - May 15, 2022
Appropriate for all ages.



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


- Updated 5/10/22. Changes/Corrections can be emailed to the Editor



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