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Billy Elliot the Musical Opens at the Ordway

Billy Elliot The Musical in MinneapolisThe multi-award-winning "Billy Elliot the Musical" is coming to the Ordway stage in Saint Paul for a one-week run opening October 9. Based on the international smash-hit film and featuring music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, choreography by Peter Darling and direction by Stephen Daldry, "Billy Elliot the Musical" has earned critical.... Read More


Book Of Mormon Tickets to Go On Sale

Booking Of MormonHennepin Theatre Trust and the producers of the national tour of the new musical THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, announced that single tickets will go on sale on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012 at 5 p.m. in person at the Orpheum Theatre Box Office and at 7 p.m. online through.... Read More


Catch Me If You Can set for Minneapolis

Catch Me If You Can in MinneapolisInitial casting was announced for the CATCH ME IF YOU CAN national tour, which officially kicks off at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, RI on October 7 and comes to Minneapolis on December 11.

The charming, high-flying con artist Frank Abagnale, Jr. will be played by Stephen Anthony and Carl Hanratty, the FBI agent who is.... Read More


Bye Bye Birdie Makes Main Stage Debut at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

Bye Bye Birdie Chanhassen Dinner TheatreChanhassen Dinner Theatres will bring its audiences a fresh rendition of a musical classic never before seen on the Main Stage with BYE BYE BIRDIE. This all-American musical will light up the stage with Preview Performances from October 5 through 18. Official grand opening festivities take place on October 19. The production is slated to run through.... Read More


John O'Hurley stars in Chicago at the Ordway

Chicago Musical in MinneapolisCHICAGO, winner of six 1997 Tony Awards including Best Musical Review, kicks off the Ordway's 2012-13 Theater Season with a one-week run beginning Tuesday, August 7. CHICAGO, which opened to rave reviews on November 14th, 1996, now has the distinction of being the fourth longest-running production in Broadway history, and it shows no sign of ever slowing.... Read More


Little House star Alison Arngrim comes to Saint Paul with Confessions of a Prairie Bitch

ConfessionsAlison Arngrim, also known as the devious Nellie Oleson from the hit TV show Little House on the Prairie, is coming to the Cabaret Theater at Camp Bar for a limited engagement July 18 and 19, 2012. In Confessions of a Prairie Bitch, a show based on her recent autobiography, Arngrim shares her hilarious memories of growing.... Read More


Fela! set for Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul

Fela in MinneapolisOrdway Center for the Performing Arts presents "FELA!," the recipient of three 2010 Tony Awards, as part of the Ordway's 2011-2012 Theater Season. "FELA!" is a provocative hybrid of dance, theater and music exploring the extravagant world of Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti.

A triumphant tale of courage, passion and love, "FELA!" is the true story of Kuti,.... Read More


Blue Man Group Theatrical Tour to Visit Minneapolis

Blue Man Group in MinneapolisA new theatrical touring production of the Blue Man Group will stop at Hennepin Theatre Trust's Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis, June 15-24, 2012. Blue Man Group is presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust as part of its 2011/12 Broadway Across America-Minneapolis Season.

Although Blue Man Group has toured previously with its Megastar arena rock show, this marks the.... Read More


Beauty and the Beast set for Orpheum Theatre

Beauty and the BeastHennepin Theatre Trust announced that individual tickets for Disney's Beauty and the Beast, the classic musical love story running at Hennepin Theatre Trust's Orpheum Theatre October 16-21, 2012, will go on sale at 9 a.m. on Friday, June 1, 2012. From 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., tickets will only be available in person at the State Theatre.... Read More


Mamma Mia! Walks Down the Aisle of the Orpheum Theatre

Mamma Mia in MinneapolisBenny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' Mamma Mia!, the internationally popular musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to Hennepin Theatre Trust's Orpheum Theatre, April 24-29, 2012. Seen by approximately 50 million people worldwide, this global sensation is celebrating more than 4,000 performances in its tenth year at Broadway's Winter Garden Theatre and remains among Broadway's top.... Read More


Xanadu set for Chanhassen Dinner Theatre

XanaduChanhassen Dinner Theatres is set to produce the Midwest Premiere of XANADU on the Main Stage. XANADU was named "Outstanding New Musical" for the 2008 Broadway season by the Outer Critics Circle. Chanhassen's XANADU will open to one week of preview performances from June 1 - 7, with an official Opening Night on Friday, June 8.

This.... Read More


Learn To Be Latina set for Mixed Blood Theatre

Learn To Be LatinaThe politics of ethnic and sexual identity take center stage in comic playwright Enrique Urueta's Learn To Be Latina, winner of the first national Great Gay Play Contest. Mercilessly off-color, the show offers a riotous take on cultural appropriation-and what makes a pop culture star.

In this blistering, outrageous comedy directed by Mark Valdez, the aspiring Hanan.... Read More


Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour set for Minneapolis

Michael Jackson The Immortal World TourMinneapolis is set for the highly anticipated show Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour by Cirque du Soleil which opens at the Target Center On March 27 and runs for two days.

A riveting fusion of visuals, dance, music and fantasy that immerses audiences in Michael's creative world and literally turns his signature moves upside down, Michael Jackson.... Read More


Million Dollar Quartet Comes to the State Theatre

Million Dollar Quartet in MinneapolisMillion Dollar Quartet, the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical inspired by the electrifying true story of four rock 'n' roll icons, makes its Minnesota debut at Hennepin Theatre Trust's State Theatre, March 27-April 1, 2012. Delivering the legendary night of the famed recording session that brought together Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for.... Read More


Kathleen Turner Returns to Minneapolis with High

Kathleen Turner in HighKathleen Turner, two-time Golden Globe winner and Academy Award and Tony Award nominee, returns to the Minneapolis stage in the national tour of playwright Matthew Lombardo's High, a stirring drama about addiction, faith and redemption. High runs for one week only, Wednesday-Sunday, April 18-22, 2012 at the Pantages Theatre, 710 Hennepin Ave., in downtown Minneapolis. .... Read More


Memphis set for St. Paul

MemphisMemphis, the 2010 Tony Award winner for Best Musical is presented by the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts for two weeks, March 13-25 as part of the Ordway's 2011-2012 Theater Season.

Critically acclaimed "Memphis" won four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Original Score (David Bryan and Joe DiPietro), Best Book.... Read More


The Book Of Mormon part of 2012/13 Broadway Season in Minneapolis

The Book Of Mormon in MinneapolisHennepin Theatre Trust unveiled the spectacular new lineup for the 2012/13 Broadway Across America-Minneapolis Season featuring five Minnesota debuts. The runaway highlight is The Book Of Mormon, the hottest ticket on Broadway from the creators of "South Park" and the winner of nine 2011 Tony Awards including Best Musical. The season also features the stunning War Horse.... Read More


American Idiot to Play Orpheum Theatre

American Idiot in MinneapolisAmerican Idiot, Green Day's explosive Broadway hit called "wonderfully raucous" and "emotionally charged" by the New York Times, makes its Minnesota debut at Hennepin Theatre Trust's Orpheum Theatre February 21-26, 2012. Nominated for the 2010 Tony Award for Best Musical and the 2010 Grammy Award-winner for Best Musical Show Album, the electrifying production features the hits.... Read More


Park Square Theatre Presents Ragtime

RagtimeJourney back to turn-of-the-century America, where Scott Joplin's ragtime music fills the air with an infectious beat. Ragtime: the Musical, weaves a spellbinding story of three families whose lives collide against the backdrop of New York in "the American Century"-a white family living the privileged life in New Rochelle, a disillusioned Jewish immigrant bent on achieving success,.... Read More


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