EduHam in Minneapolis Gives Students Starring Roles in their Own Version of History

For students from more than 30 high schools in Minnesota and beyond, the best part about spending a day at the historic Orpheum Theatre to see HAMILTON was actually performing on the stage where it happens themselves. Through rap, monologue and even folk guitar, students participating in a program known as EduHam seized opportunities to do what HAMILTON actors do: tell stories about history through musical theatre.

BEAUTIFUL - The Carole King Musical returns to the Orpheum Theatre October 22 - 27

BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.

Austrailian Pink Floyd Rocks the State Theatre on October 12

Selling 5 million tickets worldwide and described by The Times as “The Gold Standard” and The Daily Mirror as “The Kings of the Genre”, The Australian Pink Floyd Show gave its first ever concert in Adelaide, Australia in 1988. Since then, they have performed in over 35 countries worldwide; played at David Gilmour’s 50th birthday celebration and were even joined on stage by Rick Wright. TAPFS is the leading and biggest show of its kind in the world. With 30 years of history, the world’s biggest, best and greatest Pink Floyd tribute show continues to delight its global fan base.



Don't miss Lisa Stansfield at the Pantages Theatre on October 22

Lisa Stansfield’s career began in 1980 when she won the singing competition Search for a Star. She is best known for her worldwide chart-topping single “All Around the World” and has released 10 albums. She took a break from music in 2004 and focused on her film career, but is back touring the UK and will begin her tour of the US in the fall. She has sold over twenty million albums worldwide, won many awards including Brit Awards and Billboard Music Awards and in December 2016, Billboard magazine ranked her as the 46th most successful dance artist of all-time.

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