Don't miss Ira Glass at the State Theatre on May 11

“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.

Digital lottery available for HELLO, DOLLY! at the Orpheum Theatre April 16 – 28

HELLO, DOLLY! will have a pre-show lottery offering a limited number of $35 tickets. Sign up here by Monday, April 22 at noon for your chance to purchase tickets to shows April 23 – 28. A limited number of tickets to all performances below will be sold to winners.
Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley stars in “HELLO, DOLLY!” – the universally acclaimed smash that NPR calls “the best show of the year!”

Join us for a musical revue created in partnership with Sabes Jewish Community Center

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.

Get Friends of Spotlight tickets for Spotlight Showcase 2019, June 10 & 11

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