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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 | Theatre Unbound | Trademark Theater | Twenty Percent Theatre | Umbrella Collective | Uprising Theatre Company | 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

Into the Woods
January 22, 2022 - February 20, 2022

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

TBA


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

The Vaxxed and the Furious
September 11, 2021 - September 18, 2021


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

Circus Abyssinia
January 18, 2022 - February 13, 2022
Recommended for all ages
UnitedHealth Group 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

Dancing Lessons
Through August 29, 2021

Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
Through October 24, 2021

Sky
September 3, 2021 - November 14, 2021

A Christmas Carol
November 19, 2021 - December 19, 2021


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

TBA


Dark & Stormy Productions
77 13th Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN
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

Every Brilliant Thing
Great Expectations
The Tempest
Through August 1, 2021 - check website for performance schedule


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
January 8, 2022 - February 13, 2022
McGuire Proscenium Stage

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

Destiny of Desire
April 30, 2022 - June 5, 2022
McGuire Proscenium 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


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

TBA


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

Minne-Musicals
Five ten-minute musicals
September 19, 2021- September 12, 2021
Hennepin Theatre Trust, 900 Hennepin Avenue and Chambers Hotel, 901 Hennepin Avenue


Minnesota Fringe Festival
Consult website for venues and performance schedules August 5, 2021 - August 15, 2021


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

Animate
World premiere
September 17, 2021 - September 26, 2021
Como Park Zoo and Conservatory

The Most Beautiful Home.... Maybe
World premiere
October 28, 2021 - November 7, 2021
Springboard for the Arts, 262 University Ave. West, Saint Paul


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


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

The Uncertainty Principle
August 25, 2021 - August 29, 2021

How to Avoid Burnout in 73 Minutes
September 10, 2021 - September 26, 2021

The Red Shoes
October 14, 2021 - October 31, 2021

Double Bill: Night Shade Shadow Puppet Theatre and Mr. Bojangles
October 21, 2021 - October 31, 2021
outdoors at 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

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

Marie and Rosetta
January 19, 2022 - February 13, 2022
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

Weathering
World premiere
April 28, 2022 - May 22, 2022

Ashe Lab Festival
June 16, 2022 - June 26, 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

What to Send Up When It Goes Down
Return engagement
September 18, 2021 - September 28, 2021
Pillsbury House parking lot


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
February 23, 2022 - March 13, 2022

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


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

Magic Unmasked
October 1, 2021 - October 2, 2021

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


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
dates TBA


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
TBA


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 2022
Crane Theater


Theatre Unbound
St. Paul MN
612-721-1186

TBA


Trademark Theater

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

Stone Baby
Co-production with Kiss the Tiger
January 5, 2022 - January 26, 2022
Ice House, 2528 Nicollet Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN

The Reunion
May 2022, dates TBA


Twenty Percent Theatre
612-227-1188

Brujería for Beginners
November 5, 2021 - November 20, 2021
Performed at Mixed Blood Theatre


Umbrella Collective

TBA


Uprising Theatre Company
Off Leash Art Space, 4200 East 54th Street, Minneapolis MN

TBA


Walking Shadow Theatre Company
612-375-0300

Reboot
Performed live online
Through September 19, 2021


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

In the Next Room, or The Vibrator Play
February 4, 2022 - March 6, 2022

Passing Strange
April 8, 2022 - May 8, 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 10/18/21. Changes/Corrections can be emailed to the Editor



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