“A storyteller who filters his interviews and impressions through a distinctive literary imagination, an eccentric intelligence, and a sympathetic heart.” – The New York Times
Ira Glass, the beloved host and creator of NPR’s hit weekly radio show This American Life, invites us into his creative process, mixing audio clips, music, and video to tell captivating stories live onstage, and sharing lessons and insights gathered over his career.
Hennepin Avenue is undergoing a major improvement project that will impact traffic. Please plan to leave home early and expect delays due to change in traffic flows. Check HennepinDowntown.com for details and latest information about the reconstruction project and visit Minneapolis Traffic Services for information on major street closures in the Twin Cities metro area.
Hennepin Theatre Trust’s Spotlight Education program is partnering with the Sabes Jewish Community Center’s Inclusion program to create a musical revue titled When You Wish Upon A Star. A truly inclusive performance, the show will feature 16 performers who are challenged by a variety of disabilities singing and dancing side by side with 13 typical high school theatre students. The participants have worked together for six weeks with Twin Cities teaching artists to create a truly inclusive theatre experience.
Don’t miss two spectacular evenings of live performance as some of the best high school musical theatre students in Minnesota take center stage. Spotlight Showcase invites all participating high schools to step into the limelight and perform before live audiences at the historic State Theatre – a not-to-miss experience! When your purchase Friends of Spotlight tickets, you'll provide additional levels of support for Spotlight Education.
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If you have tickets for an event at one of our theatres and cannot attend, please consider donating your tickets to the Trust’s Access Program. Simply contact the Donor Ticket Line at 612.455.9536 or email Donors@HennepinTheatreTrust.org.