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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 Theater | Illusion Theater | In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre | Interact Theater | Jungle Theater | Lakeshore Players Theatre | Lyric Arts Main Street Stage | Mill City Summer Opera | Minneapolis Musical Theatre | Minnesota Fringe Festival | Minnesota Jewish Theater Company | Minnesota Opera | Mixed Blood Theatre | Nimbus Theatre | Old Log Theatre | Open Eye Figure Theatre | Ordway Center for the Performing Arts | Orpheum Theatre | Pangea World Theater | Park Square Theatre | Penumbra Theatre | The Phipps Center for the Arts | Pillsbury House Theatre | Red Eye Theater | Saint Croix Festival Theatre | Southern Theater | Stages Theater Company | Steppingstone Theater | Ten Thousand Things Theater Company | Theater Latté Da | Theater Mu | Theatre Coup D'Etat | Theatre in the Round Players | Theatre Pro Rata | Theatre Unbound | Twenty Percent Theatre | Umbrella Collective | Walking Shadow 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

Legally Blonde
July 21, 2015 - August 19, 2018

Awake and Sing
September 13, 2018 - October 7, 2018
Black Box Theater

Mary Poppins
October 6, 2018 - November 4, 2018

She Loves Me
January 26, 2019 - February 17, 2019

Victor/Victoria
April 6, 2019 - May 5, 2018

Tinker to Evans to Chance
May 4, 2019 - May 26, 2019
Black Box Theater


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

Ferris Mueller's Day Off
June 22, 2018 - October 27, 2018


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

Check website for most current performance schedule.


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

Summers in Prague
August 2, 2018 - August 12, 2018
Minnesota Fringe Festival

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
October 19 2018 - November 11, 2018
Artistry - Bloomington Center for the Arts

My Beautiful Infinity
February 1, 2019 - February 17, 2019
Artistry - Bloomington Center for the Arts

Spring Awakening
June 7, 2019 - June 30, 2019
Presented at the Gremlin Theatre


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

Newsies
March 2, 2018 - September 29, 2018

Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn
October 5, 2018 - February 23, 2019


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

The Best Summer Ever
World premiere
July 12, 2018 - July 28, 2018
United Health Group Stage
Age 8 and up

Last Stop on Market Street
September 15,, 2018 - October 21, 2018
United Health Group Stage
Ages 5 and up

I Come From Arizona
World premiere
October 9, 2018 - November 25, 2018
Cargill Stage
Ages 8 and up

Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas
November 7,, 2018 - January 6, 2019
United Health Group Stage
All ages

Mr. Poppers Penguins
January 15, 2019 - February 24, 2019
United Health Group Stage
Ages 4 and up

The Biggest Little House in the Forest
January 29, 2019 - March 10, 2019
Cargill Stage
Preschool age and up

The Hobbit
World premiere adaptation
March 12, 2019 - April 14, 2019
United Health Group Theater
Age 8 and up


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

Silent Sky
April 5, 2018 - June 23, 2018

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
May 4, 2018 - September 29, 2018

The Clean House
June 28, 2018 - October 21, 2018

Dracula: Prince of Blood:
August 31, 2018 - November 11, 2018

Its a Wonderful Life: a Live Radio Play
November 16, 2018 - December 22, 2018


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

Godspell
September 29, 2018 - October 14, 2018

A City Council Christmas
November 30, 2018 - December 30, 2018

Constellations
February 22, 2019 - March 10, 2019

Peter and the Starcatcher
May 3, 2019 - May 19, 2019


Dark & Stormy Productions
77 13th Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN
612-401-4506

'Night, Mother
August 16, 2018 - September 8, 2018

Blackbird
December 2018, dates TBA


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

The Visit
September 28, 2018 - October 21, 2018
MN Transportation Museum

The Cradle Will Rock
March 15, 2019 - April 7, 2019
Gremlin Theatre


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

TBA


Gremlin Theatre
550 Vandalia Street, St. Paul, MN

Dial M for Murder
September 6, 2018 - September 30, 2018


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

Playing with Fire
September 15, 2018 - October 27, 2018
Wurtele Thrust Stage

Two Degrees
Presented by PRIME Productions
October 5, 2018 - October 21, 2018
Dowling Studio

Noises Off
October 27, 2018 - December 16, 2018
McGuire Proscenium Stage

Hot Funky Butt Jazz
November 3, 2018 - November 8, 2018
Dowling Studio

A Christmas Carol
November 13, 2018 - December 29, 2018
Wurtele Thrust Stage

The Great Leap
January 12, 2019 - February 10, 2019
McGuire Proscenium Stage

As You Like It
February 9, 2019 - March 17, 2019
Wurtele Thrust Stage

Caught
Presented by Full Circle Theatre
May 17, 2019 - June 2, 2019
Dowling Studio

Leaves of Grass - Illuminated
July 12, 2019 - July 14, 2019
Dowling Studio

Metamorphoses
April 13, 2019 - May 19, 2019
Wurtele Thrust Stage

Guys and Dolls
June 22, 2019 - August 25, 2019 Wurtele Thrust Stage

Floyd's
World premiere
July 27, 2019 - August 25, 2019
McGuire Proscenium Stage


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

The Great Society
October 6, 2018 - October 28, 2018

Teen Idol: The Bobby Vee Story
Return Engagement
November 17, 2018 - December 16, 2018

Raw Stages - New Works Festival
January, 2019

Stewardess
World premiere
February 9, 2019 - March 3, 2019

Sisters of Peace
World premiere
March 23, 2019 - April 14, 2019

Dirty Business
World premiere
May 4, 2019 - May 26, 2019


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

TBA


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

The 6,000 Generation Circus
October 6, 2018 - October 7, 2018


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

Little Women
World premiere
September 15, 2018 - October 21, 2018

The Wickams
World premiere
December 1, 2018 - December 30, 2018

The Children
January 12, 2019 - February 10, 2019

School Girls, or The African Mean Girls Play
March 16, 2019 - April 14, 2019

Small Mouth Sounds
May 18, 2019 - June 16, 2019

Stinkers
World premiere
July 19, 2019 - August 18, 2019


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

Cabaret
September 13, 2018 - September 30, 2018

One Man, Two Governors
October 25, 2018 - November 11, 2018

It's a Wonderful LIfe
November 29, 2018 - December 16, 2018

A Sherlock Holmes Mystery!
January 10, 2019 - January 27, 2019

Steel Magnolias
March 14, 2019 - March 31, 2019

Mary Poppins
May 3, 2019 - May 19, 2019

14th Annual 10-Minute Play Festival May 30, 2019 - June 19, 2019


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

If/Then
September 7, 2018 - September 23, 2018

God of Carnage
October 12, 2018 - October 28, 2018

Prancer
November 16, 2018 - December 23, 2018

Winter Wonderettes
November 29, 2018 - December 23, 2018

Dead Man's Cell Phone
January 11, 2019 - January 27, 2019

Sense and Sensibility
February 15, 2019 - March 3, 2019

Evita
March 22, 2019 - April 14, 2019

Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook
May 3, 2019 - May 12, 2019

A Raisin in the Sun
May 31, 2019 - June 16, 2019

Legally Blonde
July 12, 2019 - August 4, 2019


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

TBA


Minneapolis Musical Theatre
612-455-9501

TBA


Minnesota Fringe Festival

Minnesota Fringe Festival
August 2, 2018 - August 12, 2018
Performances at numerous venues in Cedar/Riverside and Northeast Minneapolis
Check website for full schedule

Minnesota Family Fringe
August 2, 2018 - August 12, 2018
Celtic Junction Arts Center, 836 Prior Avenue North, St. Paul
Check website for full schedule


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

What I Thought I Knew
August 18, 2018 - August 30, 2018

The Last Schwartz
October 20, 2018 - November 11, 2018

The Chanukah Guest
December 2, 2018 - December 18, 2018

Actually
February 16, 2019 - March 10, 2019

Shul
World premiere
April 27, 2019 - May 19, 2019


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

La Rondine
October 6, 2018 - October 14, 2018

Silent Night
November 10, 2018- November 18, 2018

Italian Straw Hat
January 26, 2019 - February 3, 2019

The Fix
World premiere
March 16, 2019 - March 24, 2019

La Traviata
May 4, 2019 - May 19, 2019


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

Is God Is
September 21, 2018 - October 14, 2018

Prescient Harbingers: 3 Plays in Rotating Rep
Gloria
Hooded or Being Black for Dummies
Hypeman
November 17, 2018 - December 2, 2018

Roe
March 15, 2019 - April 7, 2019

Autonomy
May, 2019, exact dates to be announced


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

TBA


Old Log Theatre
5185 Meadville Street, Greenwood
952-474-5951
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How I Became a Pirate
June 19, 2018 - August 10, 2018

Beehive: The '60's Musical
June 29, 2018 - October 13, 2018

Lend Me a Tenor
October 27, 2018 - February 16, 2019.


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

Chicken Ship
September 20, 2018 - September 22, 2018

Danger Rouse
September 27, 2018 - September 29, 2018

John Train and Pseudonym (Double Bill)
October 5, 2018 - October 7, 2018

A Prelude to Faust
October 19, 2018 - November 11, 2018

The Beldenville Troll
October 25, 2018 - October 31, 2018

Home for Christmas, 1944
December 13, 2018 - December 15, 2018

The Longest Night
December 12, 2018 - December 23, 2018


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

Mamma Mia!
July 17, 2018 - August 5, 2018

Dolly Parton's Smokey Mountain Christmas
World premiere
November 17, 2018 - November 18, 2018

Elf
December 5, 2018 - December 30, 2018

Falsettos
February 19, 2019 - February 24, 2019

Monty Python's Spamalot
April 2, 2019 - April 7, 2019

Bat Out of Hell
June 12, 2019 - June 23, 2019

Forty Second Street
July 23, 2019 - August 11, 2019


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

Hamilton
August 29, 2018 - October 7, 2018

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
October 22, 2018 - October 27, 2018

The Book of Mormon
November 6, 2018 - November 18, 2018

Les Miserables
December 18, 2018 - December 30, 2018

On Your Feet
January 22, 2019 - January 27, 2019

Rock of Ages
February 8, 2019 - February 10, 2019

A Bronx Tale
February 19, 2019 - February 24, 2019

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
March 6, 2019 - March 17, 2019

Hello, Dolly!
April 16, 2019 - April 28, 2019

The Play that Goes Wrong
May 7, 2019 - May 12, 2019

Dear Evan Hansen
May 28, 2019 - June 9, 2019

Fiddler on the Roof
July 30, 2019 - August 4, 2019


Pangea World Theater
612-203-1088

TBA


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

Sometimes There's Wine
September 14, 2018 - October 14, 2018
Andy Boss Thrust Stage

The Agitators
September 21, 2018 - October 28, 2018
Proscenium Stage

Triple Espresso
November 9, 2018 - January 13, 2019
Andy Boss Thrust Stage

Marie and Rosetta
November 16, 2018 - December 30, 2019
Proscenium Stage

Antigone
February 1, 2019 - March 3, 2019
Andy Boss Thrust Stage

The Skin of Our Teeth
A co-production with Gal Friday Productions
February 7, 2019 - March 3, 2019
Proscenium Stage

Marjorie Prime
A co-production with Prime Productions
April 26, 2019 - May 19, 2019
Andy Boss Thrust Stage

Heaven
Co-production with Flying Foot Forum
May 31, 2019 - June 23, 20189
Proscenium Stage

Jefferson Township Sparkling Junior Talent Pageant
World premiere
June 14, 2019 - July 28, 2019
Andy Boss Stage

Rule of Thumb
July 12, 2019 - August 25, 2019
Proscenium Stage


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

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf
September 20, 2018 - October 14, 2018

Black Nativity
November 29, 2018 - December 23, 2018

Benevolence
World premiere
February 14, 2019 - March 10, 2019

The Brothers Paranormal
May 4, 2019 - May 26, 2019


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

Always... Patsy Cline
July 13, 2018 - July 29, 2018

A Nice Family Gathering
September 7, 2018 - September 23, 2018

84 Charring Cross Road
January 18, 2019 - February 3, 2019

Willy Wonka, Jr: Phipps Children's Theater
February 15, 2019 - March 3, 2019

The Charitable Sisterhood of the Second Trinity Victory Church
March 22, 2019 - April 7, 2019


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

West of Central
September 14, 2018 - October 14, 2018


Saint Croix Festival Theatre
125 N. Washington Street, St. Croix Falls, WI
715-483-3387

The Fantasticks
June 16, 2018 - July 8, 2018

Leading Ladies
July 14, 2018 - August 5, 2018

Elephant's Graveyard
August 11, 2018 - August 26, 2018

Little Women
October 6, 2018 - October 27, 2018

Miracle on 34th Street
November 24, 2018 - December 23, 2018


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

Ball: A Musical Tribute to My Lost Testicle
A presentation of The Catalysts
June 20, 2018 - June 24, 2018

Freedom Daze
A presentation of Exposed Brick Theatre
November 30, 2018 - December 9, 2018


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

Charlotte's Web
September 21, 2018 - October 21, 2018
All ages

Fish in a Tree
October 5, 2018 - October 28, 2018
Ages 7 and up

Mary Poppins Jr.
November 16, 2018 - December 27, 2018
All ages

Three Snow Bears
World premiere
January 18, 2019 - February 18, 2019
All ages

Owl Moon
March 8, 2019 - March 24, 2019
All ages

The Most Magnificent Thing
World premiere
April 12, 2019 - May 12, 2019
All ages

Hidden Heroes: The Black Women of NASA
World premiere
April 26, 2019 - May 19, 2019
Ages 7 and up

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka
June 28, 2019 - August 4, 2019
All ages

Inch by Inch
August 7, 2018 - August 25, 2018
Ages 0 to 5 years


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

Fly Guy: the Musical
October 12, 2018 - October 28, 2018
Ages 4 - 12

A Charlie Brown Christmas
November 30, 2018 - December 22, 2018
All ages

Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters
February 7, 2019 - February 24, 2019
Ages 5 and up

Dandelion Girl
World premiere
Co-production with Theater Mu
March 21, 2019 - April 7, 2019
Ages 6 and up

Junie B. Jones: the Musical
June 26, 2019 - July 18, 2019
Ages 5 and up


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

Scapin
October 11, 2018 - November 4, 2017

Into the Woods
February 21, 2019 - March 24, 2019

The Sins of Sor Juana
May 17, 2019 - June 9, 2019


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

Once
September 15, 2018 - October 22, 2018

All Is Calm
November 1, 2018 - November 4, 2018

A Little Night Music
January 26, 2019 - March 3, 2019

Candide in Concert
March 21, 2019 - March 24, 2019

Hedwig and the Angry Inch
March 30, 2019 - May 5, 2019

Let It Go and Fall
World premiere
June 1, 2019 - July 30, 2019

Next Festival 2019
July 2019, Titles and Dates TB


Theater Mu
651-789-1012

A Very Asian Christmas: The Not Cracker
November 24, 2018 North Garden Theatre, 929 W. Seventh Street, Saint Paul MN

New Eyes Festival
February 23, 2019
Theater Mu Studio, 755 Prior Avenue N.,#107, Saint Paul, MN

Dandelion Girl
World premiere
Co-production with Steppingstone Theater for Youth Development
March 21, 2019 - April 7, 2019

The Brothers Paranormal
Co-production with Penumbra Theater
April 25, 2019 - May 19, 2019

Hot Asian Doctor Husband
Co-production with Mixed Blood Theatre
August 16, 2019 - September 1, 2019


Theatre Coup D'Etat

The Tempest
October 26, 2018 - November 17, 2018
Spring House Ministries, 610 West 28th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55105


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

Wait Until Dark
September 7, 2018 - September 30, 2018

Grand Opening
October 12, 2018 - November 4, 2018

Go Back for Murder
November 16, 2018 - December 16, 2018

These Shining Lives
January 11, 2019 - February 3, 2019

The Government Inspector
February 15, 2019 - March 10, 2019

Red Hot and Cole
March 22, 2019 - April 14, 2019

Little Women
April 26, 2019 - May 19, 2019

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
May 31, 2019 - June 23, 2019

Jeeves Takes a Bow
July 5, 2019 - July 28, 2019


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

Play Reading Series
October 3, 10 and 17, 2018
Cooper's Pub and Restaurant, 1607 Park Place Blvd., St. Louis Park, MN

Isaac's Eyes
February 2, 2019 - February 17, 2019
Gremlin Theater

My Sister in this House
June 1, 2019 - June 16, 2019
Crane Theater


Theatre Unbound
St. Paul MN
612-721-1186

A Gertrude Stein Christmas
August 4, 2018 - August 11, 2018
Minnesota Fringe Festival

The Clean House
November 3, 2018 - November 18, 2018 Gremlin Theatre

24:00:00 Xtreme Theatre Smackdown 2019
January 12, 2019
Steppingstone Theatre

Iphigenia and Other Daughters
February 23, 2019 - March 10, 2019
Gremlin Theatre


Twenty Percent Theatre
612-227-1188

Waafrika 123
November 1, 2018 to November 11, 2018
Minnsky Theatre, 1517 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis MN

Controlled Burn
February 14, 2019 - February 16, 2019
Phoenix Theater

Q Stage New Works Series
May 9, 2019 - May - 18 , 2019
Phoenix Theater


Umbrella Collective

Night of New Works
September 10, 2018 - September 12, 2018
Bryant Lake Bowl

Two Rum Parties of Significance
Workshop presentation
December 3, 2018 - December 4, 2018
Bryant Lake Bowl Theater

A Squid Has Three Hearts
Workshop presentation
January 28, 2019 - January 29, 2019
performed at TBA

Velvet Swing
April 5, 2019 - April 27, 2019
Bryant Lake Bowl Theater


Walking Shadow Theatre Company
612-375-0300

TBA


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

The Miracle Worker
September 14, 2018 - October 14, 2018

Miracle on Christmas Lake
November 9, 2018 - December 30, 2018

Flowers for the Room
World premiere
February 1, 2019 - March 3, 2019

Cry It Out
April 12, 2019 - May 12, 2019 s="Youth-Performance">


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

A Woman Called Truth
September 28, 2018 - October 15, 2018
4th grade and up

A Year with Frog and Toad
November 30, 2018 - December 17, 2018
All ages

Periphery: The Student Sit-ins of 1960
February 8, 2019 - February 24, 2019
4th grade and up

Tuck Everlasting
May 3, 2019 - May 19, 2019
3rd grade and up



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


- Updated 9/15/18. Changes/Corrections can be emailed to the Editor



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