Comedy

Below is a list of current upcoming events in the Orpheum, State, Pantages and Dudley Riggs theatres, including shows presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust as well as promoters who have rented our theatres.
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Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust & The Brave New Workshop

Summer in Minnesota is a sacred time—even when we haven’t really had much of a winter. That extra daylight is a precious and fleeting opportunity to have as much fun as possible even if we have to make ourselves and…

Comedy

Celeste Barber: Backup Dancer

Thursday, June 20 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Hailed as the “Australian Queen of Comedy”, Celeste’s original celebrity parody Instagram account has attracted over 8.1 million followers. In 2020, she won the AACTA for Favorite Comedy Performer of the Decade and in 2021, took out a Webby Special…

Comedy

Hasan Minhaj – Off With His Head

Friday, June 21 at 7:00 pm
Presented by First Avenue

Hasan Minhaj is set to entertain audiences once again with his brand new show, “Hasan Minhaj: Off With His Head”. As one of the most vital voices in comedy today, Minhaj continues to take on challenging themes like politics, parenting,…

Comedy

Bill Maher: The WTF? Tour

Saturday, July 13 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Bill Maher, an American comedian, actor, political commentator, and television host, is confirmed for a 2024 return visit to our theatres at the Orpheum Theatre on Saturday, on July 13, 8pm. He is known for the HBO political talk show Real Time…

Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett (best known for the groundbreaking “Mystery Science Theater 3000”) return to the State Theatre for their take on possibly the most 90s movie ever made: Point Break! Undoubtedly the pinnacle of the…

Comedy

Ali Wong Live presented by Live Nation

Saturday, August 17 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Ali Wong is a critically acclaimed actress, comedian, writer, and producer known for her breakout Netflix stand-up specials “Baby Cobra”, “Hard Knock Wife”, and the Emmy-nominated “Don Wong”. Wong stars in and executive produces the Netflix and A24 dark comedy…

Presented by Live Nation

Iliza is one of today’s leading comedians, with a fan base who show their loyalty by creating their own Iliza inspired swag to wear to her shows. She has released six Netflix specials, most recently 2022’s Hot Forever. Additional Netflix…

Comedy

Bassem Youssef presented by Live Nation

The Middle Beast Tour
Saturday, September 14 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

In Bassem Youssef’s one of a kind solo comedy performance, the audience is taken on a personal journey from Bassem’s career as a heart surgeon in Egypt to finding himself in the middle of the Arab Spring and becoming the…

Presented by Outback Presents

Noel is a beloved touring comedian, musician, director, podcaster & digital megastar. Noel’s biting one-liners and topical social commentary have made him a force to be reckoned with in the comedy world with over 8 million supporters across social platforms…

Comedy

Morgan Jay: Aphrodesia Tour

Saturday, September 21
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Morgan Jay is a musician and comedian based in LA who has made numerous TV appearances. His world class training and journey as a stand-up comedian has won him multiple awards and prestigious festival appearances. Most notably, he was a…

Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

The Chicago Tribune calls Jeff Arcuri “a joke machine,” but he’s not! He’s a person! Jeff has appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Comedy Central’s Roast Battle, Laughs! on Fox, SiriusXM, and a plethora of comedy festivals around…

Comedy

Dane Cook: Fresh New Flavor presented by Live Nation

Saturday, September 28 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Comedy trailblazer and actor, Dane Cook, is known for his legendary stand-up comedy specials, unparalleled stage presence, and outrageous observational humor. Having had his catalogue of content streamed over a billions times worldwide Cook is in a league of his…

Comedy

Killers of Kill Tony presented by Outback Presents

With Kam Patterson, David Lucas, Hans Kim, David Jolly, and Jessie 'Jetski' Johnson
Saturday, October 5 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Outback Presents

“Killers of Kill Tony” is a standup lineup featuring regulars and fan-favorites from “Kill Tony”, the #1 live podcast in the world. Building upon the success and energy of the original podcast, “Killers of Kill Tony” showcases the diverse talent…

Presented by Live Nation

Kathy Griffin is returning to the stage with a brand-new standup comedy show as she announces her 2024 North American tour, Kathy Griffin: My Life on the PTSD-List. The iconic two-time Emmy and Grammy award-winning comedian, television host, best-selling author and outspoken advocate,…

Comedy

Jim Jefferies: Give ’em What They Want Tour

Saturday, October 12 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Jim Jefferies (Legit, FX; The Jim Jefferies Show, Comedy Central) This Sydney native is one of the most popular and respected comedians of his generation, entertaining audiences across the globe with his provocative, belief-challenging, and thought-provoking comedy. Jim was honored…

Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Mike Birbiglia is a comedian, writer, director, and actor who has performed his award-winning solo shows worldwide—from the Sydney Opera House to the West End of London to Broadway. His five solo shows Sleepwalk With Me, My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend, Thank…

Comedy

Ben Schwartz & Friends

Friday, October 25 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Ben can be seen starring in the recent Universal Pictures’ horror comedy Renfield, released in April of this year. You can also catch him starring opposite Kevin Hart and John Cena in Die Hart 2: Die Harter, the second season of Roku’s…

Presented by Live Nation

Wanda Sykes is an Emmy winning stand up comic, writer, actress and producer who has been entertaining audiences for over twenty years. She has ranked among Entertainment Weekly’s “25 Funniest People in America” and her peers have called her “one…