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Regional Reviews: Minneapolis/St. Paul

Theatre Schedule for Minneapolis - St. Paul


Artistry | Brave New Workshop Theatre | Bryant Lake Bowl Cabaret Theater | Chanhassen Dinner Theaters | Children's Theatre Company | Commonweal Theatre Company | DalekoArts | Dark & Stormy Productions | Frank Theatre | Great River Shakespeare Festival | Gremlin Theatre | Guthrie Theater | History Theatre | Illusion Theater | Jungle Theater | Lakeshore Players Theatre | Lyric Arts Main Street Stage | Minneapolis Musical Theatre | Minnesota Fringe Festival | Minnesota Opera | Mixed Blood Theatre | Nimbus Theatre | Old Log Theatre | Open Eye Theatre | Open Window 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 Elision | Theatre Pro Rata | Theatre in the Round Players | Trademark Theater | Yellow Tree Theatre | Youth Performance Company |


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

Wonderland
Presented by Collide Theatrical Dance Company
September 8, 2022 - October 2, 2022

Holidays with Bing
December 22, 2022 - December 31, 2022

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
January 27,2023 - February 19, 2023

The Pajama Game
April 21, 2023 - May 14, 2023

Godspell
July 20, 2023 - August 13, 2023


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

This Show Is Cheaper Than Gas - America on Empty
August 13, 2022 - November 5, 2022

The Best Christmas Show in Three Years
November 11, 2022 - January 28, 2023


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

A Very Die Hard Christmas
December 1, 2022 - December 22, 2022

Letters to Santa Unmasked
December 3, 2022 - December 23, 2022


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

Footloose
Through February 4, 2023

The Prom
February 10, 2023 - June 10, 2023


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

Circus Abyssinia - Tulu
September 13, 2022 - October 23, 2022
Recommended for all ages

Carmela Full of Wishes
October 18, 2022 - December 4, 2022
Recommended for ages 9 and up

How the Grinch Stole Christmas
November 8, 2022 - January 8, 2023
Recommended for all ages

Corduroy
February 14, 2023 - April 2, 2023
Recommended for ages 4 and up

An American Tail, the Musical
World premiere
April 25, 2023 - June 18, 2023
Recommended for all ages


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

The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Through October 29, 2022

Good People
September 3, 2022 - November 6, 2022

Alice in Winter Wonderland
November 12, 2022 - December 18, 2022


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

The Thin Place
September 23, 2022 - October 5, 2022

Irving Berlin's White Christmas
November 25, 2022 - December 18, 2022

Chris Smith's White Christmas - A Daleko Original Production
November 27, 2022 - December 20, 2022

Native Gardens
February 10, 2023 - February 23, 2023

Love Letters
February 13, 2023, one night only

Bright Star
April 21, 2023 - May 7, 2023

Cesta Fest
New Play Festival
May 19, 2022 - May 21, 2023


Dark & Stormy Productions
612-401-4506

God of Carnage
August 25, 2022 - September 11, 2022
Gremlin Theatre, 550 Vandalia St., St. Paul


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

TBA


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

The Boys' Room
November 4, 2022 - November 27, 2022


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

Vietgone
September 10, 2022 - October 16, 2022
Wurtele Thrust Stage

Sally & Tom
October 1, 2022 - November 6, 2022
McGuire Proscenium Stage

A Christmas Carol
November 12, 2022 - December 30, 2022
Wurtele Thrust Stage

The Little Prince
December 10, 2022 - February 5, 2023
McGuire Proscenium Stage

Blues for an Alabama Sky
January 28, 2023 - March 12, 2023
Wurtele Thrust Stage

Born with Teeth
March 4, 2023 - April 2, 2023
McGuire Proscenium Stage

Hamlet
April 8, 2023 - May 21, 2023
Wurtele Thrust Stage

Murder on the Orient Express
May 13, 2023 - July 2, 2023
McGuire Proscenium Stage

Into the Woods
June 17, 2023 - August 20, 2023
Wurtele Thrust Stage

Shane
World premiere
July 15, 2023 - August 27, 2023
McGuire Proscenium Stage


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

Buddy
October 1, 2022 - October 30, 2022

A Servant's Christmas
November 19, 2022 - December 18, 20212

The Root Beer Lady
World premiere
January 28, 2023 - February 19, 2023

Diesel Heart
World premiere
March 11, 2023 - April 2, 2023

The Defeat of Jesse James
World premiere
April 29, 2023 - May 28, 2023


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

Present
September 7, 2022 - September 18, 2022
Lowry Theater, 350 St. Peter Street, MN

Five Minutes to Heaven
October 7, 2022 - October 23, 2022

Miss Richfield 1981 in Cancel Cultured Pearls for the Holidays
December 7, 2022 - December 18, 2022

These Old Shoes
Presented by TransAtlantic Love Affair
February 3, 2023 - February 19, 2023

In this Moment
April 6, 2023 - April 22, 2022

Fresh Ink Series
June 2023


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

Georgina & Kitty: Christmas at Pemberley
November 19, 2022 - December 23, 2022

Gilgamesh & Enkidu
December 31, 2022 - January 8, 2023

5
World premiere
Co-production with Trademark Theater
March 11, 2023 - April 16, 2023

The Courtroom
June 3, 2023 - July 2, 2023


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

Singin' in the Rain
September 9, 2022 - October 2, 2022

A Christmas Story
November 18, 2022 - December 18, 2022

Noises Off
January 27, 2023 - February 12, 2023

Calendar Girls
March 10, 2023 - March 26, 2023

La Cage aux Folles
April 28, 2023 - May 21, 2023

19th Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival
June 1, 2023 - June 11, 2023


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

Lumberjacks in Love
September 9, 2022 - September 25, 2022

Real Women Have Curves
In collaboration with Teatro del Pueblo
October 14, 2022 - October 30, 2022

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley
November 18, 2022 - December 18, 2022

The Girl on the Train
January 13, 2023 - February 5, 2023

The Wedding Singer
February 24, 2023 - March 26, 2023

The Savannah Sipping Society
April 14, 2023 - May 7, 2023

Our Town
June 2, 2023 - June 25, 2023

The Spongebob Musical
July 14, 2023 - August 13, 2023


Minneapolis Musical Theatre
612-455-9501

Striking Twelve
December 2, 2022 - December 18 2022
at the Gremlin Theatre

Analog and Vinyl
February 24, 2023 - March 12, 2023 at the Phoenix Theatre, 2600 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis MN

Othello: the Remix
April 21, 2023 - May 7, 2023


Minnesota Fringe Festival

Consult website for venues and performance schedules


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

Edward Tulane
October 8 - 16, 2022
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 345 Washington Street, Saint Paul MN

Rinaldo November 19, 2022 5, December 3, 2022
Luminary Arts Center, 700 North 1st Street, Minneapolis MN

The Daughter of the Regiment
February 4, 2023 - February 12, 2023
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 345 Washington Street, Saint Paul MN

The Song Poet
World premiere
In collaboration with Theater Mu
March 9, 2023 - March 19, 2023
Luminary Arts Center, 700 North 1st Street, Minneapolis MN

Don Giovanni
May 6, 2023 - May 14, 2023
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 345 Washington Street, Saint Paul MN


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


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

A Count Up to Christmas
December 3, 2022 - December 18, 2022


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

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

Freeing Assata and A Love Story in 8 Scenes
Two one-act plays presented by Exposed Brick Theatre
September 9, 2022 - September 18, 2022

Full Moon Puppet Show
October 21, 2022 - October 23, 2022

Halloween Scream, 2022
October 27, 2022 - October 30, 2022
Bakken Museum

Speechless
November 3, 2022 - November 13, 2022

Bird Brained
November 17, 2022 - November 20, 2022

Scrooge in Rouge
December 1, 2022 - December 23, 2022


Open Window Theatre
5300 S. Robert Trail, Inver Grove Heights MN
55077

The Originalist
September 30, 2022 - October 30, 2022

Nicholas
World premiere
December 2, 2022 - December 29, 2022

Mercy Unrelenting
February 24, 2023 - March 26, 2023

Our Town
April 28, 2023 - May 28, 2023


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

Six
October 23, 2022 - November 6, 2022

Beauty and the Beast
November 30, 2022 - December 31, 2022

A Soldier's Play
February 8, 2023 - February 13, 2023
Fitzgerald Theater, 10 East Exchange Street, St. Paul MN

My Fair Lady
March 21, 2023 - March 25, 2023

Patti Lupone in Concert
April 14, 2023


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

Wicked
July 27, 2022 - August 28, 2022

Cats
October 25, 2022 - October 30, 2022

Les Misérables
December 6, 2022 - December 18, 2022

Hairspray
January 10, 2023 - January 15, 2023

Potted Potter
February 10, 2023 - February 26, 2023
Pantages Theatre, 710 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis

To Kill a Mockingbird
February 14, 2023 - February 19, 2023

Tina - the Tina Turner Musical
March 1, 2023 - March 12, 2023

Hamilton
April 4, 2023 - May 7, 2023

Tootsie
June 20, 2023 - June 25, 2023

Jagged Little Pill
August 8, 2023 - August 13, 2023

Beetlejuice
September 19, 2023 - September 24, 2023


Pangea World Theater
612-203-1088

TBA


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

The Humans
September 14, 2022 - October 9, 2022
Proscenium Stage

Fire in the New World
World premiere
A Full Circle Theater production
October 19, 2022 - November 6, 2022
Proscenium Stage

The Snowy Day
Steppingstone Theatre for Youth
December 1, 2022- December 23, 2022
Proscenium Stage

The Diary of Anne Frank
January 18, 2023 - February 12, 2023

A Midsummer Night's Dream
Steppingstone Theatre for Youth
February 8, 2023 - March 5, 2023
Proscenium Stage

The Revolutionists
Co-production with PRIME Productions
March 29, 2023 - April 16, 2023
Proscenium Stage

Between Riverside and Crazy
May 24, 2023 - June 18, 2023
Proscenium Stage

Ann
June 7, 2023 - July 2, 2023
Boss Stage

Holmes/Poirot
World premiere
July 19, 2023 - August 20, 2023
Proscenium Stage


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

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

Black Nativity
November, 29, 2022 - December 24, 2022

Sugar in Our Wounds
February 16, 2023 - March 12, 2023

What I Learned in Paris
April 20, 2023 - May 14, 2023


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

The Lion in Winter
September 16, 2022 - September 25, 2022

Figaro for Kids
October 1, 2022 - October 2, 2022
Phipps Children's Theater
Recommended for ages 4 and up

Nick Tickle, Fairy Tale Detective
October 7, 2022 - October 23, 2022
Phipps Children's Theater

White Christmas
November 18, 2022 - December 18, 2022

North Pole's Got Talent and The Great North Pole Bake-Off
December 2, 2022 - December 18, 2022
Phipps Children's Theater

Disney's The Descendants
February 17, 2023 - March 5, 2023
Phipps Children's Theater

Something Rotten!
March 24, 2023 - April 2, 2023

Little Red Robin Hood
May 5, 2023 - May 21, 2023
Phipps Children's Theater

Murdered to Death
July 14, 2023 - July 30, 2023


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

To Sit Awhile - the Lorraine Hansberry Initiative
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

Groupthink
World premiere
August 13, 2022 - August 28, 2022

Uncle Philip's Coat
October 22, 2022 - November 13, 2022

Trayf
February 18, 2023 - March 12, 2023

The Wanderers
April 29 2023 - May 21, 2023


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

Proving Up
Presented by Journey North Opera
November 11, 2022 - November 13, 2022


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

Stuart Little
September 18, 2022 - October 18, 2022
Recommended for all ages

A Different Pond
In collaboration with Theater Mu
September 30 - October 23, 2022
Recommended for all ages

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
November 18, 2022 - December 27, 2022
Recommended for all ages

Maybe
In collaboration with Escalate Dance
January 13, 2023 - February 12, 2023
Recommended for all ages

Once on This Island, Jr.
March 3, 2023 - March 19, 2023
Recommended for ages 7 and up

Newsies, Jr.
April 18, 2022 - May 8, 2022
Recommended for ages 4 and up

Raymie Nightingale
April 28, 2023 - May 21, 2023
Recommended for ages 7 and up

Disney's The Descendants
June 16, 2023 - July 30, 2023
Recommended for all ages

Galactic Wonder: A Space Adventure
August 2, 2023 - August 20, 2023
Recommended for ages 0-5


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

The Snowy Day
December 1, 2022- December 23, 2022
Proscenium Stage

A Midsummer Night's Dream
February 8, 2023 - March 5, 2023
Proscenium Stage


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

Iphigenia at Aulis
September 9, 2022 - October 2, 2022

Ten Thousand Voices: Water
November 17, 2022 - November 20, 2022

Mlima's Tale
February 10, 2023 - March 12, 2023

Emilia
April 28, 2023 - June 11, 2023


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

Merrily We Roll Along
September 21, 2022 - October 30, 2022

Christmas at the Local
World premiere
November 29, 2022 - January 1, 2023

Hello, Dolly!
February 1, 2023 - March 19, 2023

We Shall Someday
World premiere
April 19, 2023 - May 14, 2023

Next to Normal
June 6, 2023 - July 16, 2023

Next Festival 2023
Summer, 2023


Theater Mu
651-789-1012

A Different Pond
World premiere
In collaboration with and performed at Stages Theatre Company
September 30, 2022 - October 23, 2022

The Song Poet
World premiere
In collaboration with Minnesota Opera
March 9, 2023 - March 19, 2023
Luminary Arts Center

Again
World premiere
March 29, 2023 - April 16, 2023
At Mixed Blood Theatre

The Kong Fu Zombies Saga: Shaman Warrior & Cannibals
World premiere
July 19, 2023 - August 13 2023
Luminary Arts Center


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

Doubt, A Parable
September 23, 2022 - October 16, 2022

Agatha Christie's The Mysterious Affair at Styles
November 18, 2022 - December 18, 2022

The Book Club Play
January 27,2023 - February 19, 2023

Eurydice
March 10, 2023, 2022 - April 2, 2023

True West
April 21, 2023 - May 14, 2023

Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood
June 9, 2023 - July 2, 2023


Theatre Elision
6105 42nd Avenue North, Crystal MN

Ghost Quartet 2022
September 28, 2022 - October 8, 2022

Well Behaved Women
February 9, 2023 - February 18, 2023

First Lady Suite
April 27, 2023 - May 6, 2023


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

46 Plays for America's First Ladies
October 1, 2022 - October 16, 2022

By the Bog of Cats
March 18, 2023 - April 2, 2023


Trademark Theater

5
World premiere
co-production with Jungle Theater
March 11, 2023 - April 16, 2023


Walking Shadow Theatre Company
612-375-0300

Cabal: A Play with Puzzles
Through November 29, 2022
2010 East Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis MN


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

A Streetcar Named Desire
September 9, 2022 - October 9, 2022

Holidate
November 25, 2022 - December 30, 2022

Misery
February 24, 2022 - March 26, 2023

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill
April 21, 2023 - May 21, 2023

Once Upon a Time ...
June 16, 2023 - June 30, 2023


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

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical
October 14, 2022 - October 30, 2022
Appropriate for all ages

The Velveteen Rabbit
December 2, 2022 - December 18, 2022
Appropriate for 4th grade and up

Claudette and Rosa
February 10, 2023 - February 26, 2023
Appropriate for all ages



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


- Updated 11/28/22. Changes/Corrections can be emailed to the Editor



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