Upcoming Events

Gallery Exhibit

“Grace” at 900 Hennepin

Curated by the Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery
Now through May 31
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust & Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery

Hennepin Theatre Trust and the Minnesota African American Heritage Museum present “Grace,” a visual arts exhibit in downtown’s new gallery. “Grace” tells the visual story of African American women wearing hats, often called church hats, which has cultural and spiritual…

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Dear Evan Hansen

May 28 - June 9
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Tickets are released daily for upcoming performances. Tickets are limited to four (4) per person. Please check Ticketmaster for availability. There will be a lottery for DEAR EVAN HANSEN — details will be announced closer to the engagement. Sign up for…

Comedy

Eddie Izzard

Wunderbar
Saturday, June 1 at 8:00 pm
Presented by WestBeth Entertainment

‘Wunderbar’ is a delicious insight into the surreal and fantastical world of Eddie Izzard. Five years after his last comedy tour Force Majeure made comedy history having played 45 countries including all 50 U.S. States and in four languages, making…

Concert

Hozier

with BAILEN
Sunday, June 2 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Wasteland, Baby! Tour Andrew Hozier-Byrne, known professionally by the mononym Hozier, is an Irish musician, singer and songwriter from County Wicklow. In 2013, he released his debut EP, featuring the hit single “Take Me to Church”.  His eponymous debut studio…

Lit Voices

Lit Voices featuring Frank Sentwali

Thursday, June 6 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust & Voices of Effective Change

Lit Voices is a monthly series designed to honor and acknowledge community contributions of hometown poets, spoken word and rap artists. This free event will take place in the Jack Link’s Legend Lounge at 900 Hennepin each month and will…

Concert

Puddles Pity Party

Sunday, June 9 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Emporium Presents

The ‘Sad Clown with the Golden Voice’ is here with his heartfelt anthems and a suitcase full of Kleenex!  This Pity Party is not all sadness and longing. The show is peppered with a brilliant sense of the absurd, mixing…

Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Friends of Spotlight Tickets – with no ticket fees! Each ticket price provides increasing levels of support for Spotlight Education. Each price below is inclusive of the $18 ticket price. $25 – This ticket includes a $7 donation to help support…

Comedy

Hannah Gadsby

Douglas
June 12 - 14 at 7:30 pm
Presented by AEG Presents

Who is Douglas? Well, apparently, Hannah Gadsby thinks he is the only one who can help her follow up on the trail blazed by her last show: Nanette. Hannah is all set to take the mysterious Douglas for a trot…

Comedy

Middleditch and Schwartz

Thursday, June 13 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) and Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation, House of Lies) perform two-person, long-form improv. No hooks, no gimmicks, just two weirdos making everything up in front of your eyes. Every show is totally different. Read The Meteoric…

Concert

Christian Nodal

Friday, June 14 at 9:00 pm
Presented by Viva Music

Christian Nodal presenta su gira como artista estelar “Ahora” Tour 2019, donde además de su tradicional mariacheño presentará varias sorpresas y mezclas que seguramente harán de esta una noche inolvidable. Christian Nodal presents his tour as stellar artist “Ahora” Tour…

Concert

David Gray – Gold in a Brass Age Tour

with Gaby Moreno
Saturday, June 15 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Jam Productions & First Avenue

David Gray’s first album, A Century Ends, was released in 1993, followed by Flesh in 1994. After touring with the likes of Radiohead and the Dave Matthews Band in support of his third album Sell, Sell, Sell, David decided to…

Comedy

Letterkenny Live

Saturday, June 22
Presented by AEG Presents

Due to popular demand since its U.S. debut on Hulu, cast of the award-winning comedy series “Letterkenny” are bringing “LETTERKENNY LIVE!” tour for the first time ever south of the border to American fans. Starring Jared Keeso (Wayne), Nathan Dales…

Comedy

The Try Guys

Legends of the Internet
Wednesday, June 26 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Live Nation

The Try Guys proudly present their first nationwide tour, Legends of the Internet: a thrilling evening of comedy, spectacle and friendship. Keith, Ned, Zach and Eugene will bring their iconic brand of “trying everything and anything” to life on stage…

Comedy

Latin History for Morons

Written by and Starring John Leguizamo
Thursday, June 27 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Endless critical and audience acclaim direct from Broadway. A sold-out run at The Public Theater. A record-breaking engagement at Berkeley Repertory Theatre.  LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS, the most totally unique show of the season, reveals American’s unsung heroes, throughout past…

Comedy

Fortune Feimster

Minneapolis Comedy Festival
Thursday, June 27 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Outback Concerts

Fortune Feimster, who first made a name for herself as a performer and writer on Chelsea Lately, has quickly risen to new heights having sold an autobiographical TV pilot with Tina Fey and is now in a recurring role as…

Comedy

Seth Meyers

Minneapolis Comedy Festival
Friday, June 28
Presented by Outback Concerts

Seth Meyers is an Emmy Award-winning writer and current host of “Late Night with Seth Meyers.” Meyers was named one of the 2014 TIME 100, Time magazine’s 100 most influential people. Meyers also hosted the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards. Meyers…

Comedy

Bob Newhart

Minneapolis Comedy Festival
Friday, June 28 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Outback Concerts

Bob Newhart was nearly 30 years-old and working as an accountant in Chicago, when he struck comic gold with his first comedy album. More recently, Newhart’s TV contributions have been highlighted on PBS’ popular series, “Pioneers of Television.” His career…

Comedy

George Lopez, Cedric the Entertainer and D.L. Hughley

Minneapolis Comedy Festival
Friday, June 28
Presented by Outback Concerts

Numerous motion picture appearances, countless television shows, sitcoms and standup specials, a talk show, three radio shows and three books – George Lopez, Cedric ‘The Entertainer,’ and D.L. Hughley have been breaking ground in the comedy business and bringing the…

Comedy

Cody Ko & Noel Miller: Tiny Meat Gang Live

Minneapolis Comedy Festival
Saturday, June 29 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Outback Concerts

Cody Ko and Noel Miller are two former software engineers who left their rock solid, bullet proof careers to become pretty decent comedians with no health insurance. They started the Tiny Meat Gang podcast late last year, and since then,…

Comedy

Chrysler Pacifica Presents: Armchair Expert Live in the Midwest

Minneapolis Comedy Festival
Saturday, June 29 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Outback Concerts

Hi, I’m Dax Shepard, and I love talking to people. I am endlessly fascinated by the messiness of being human, and I find people who are vulnerable and honest about their struggles and shortcomings to be incredibly sexy. I invite…

Comedy

Jeremy Piven

Minneapolis Comedy Festival
Sunday, June 30 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Outback Concerts

Jeremy Piven was most recently seen as a series regular in the CBS television series “Wisdom of the Crowd.” He was also recently seen as Harry Gordon Selfridge in the popular PBS series “Mr. Selfridge.” Among his many notable roles,…

Comedy

85 South

Minneapolis Comedy Festival
Sunday, June 30 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Outback Concerts

The last few years, the 85 South Show has been shaking up the podcasting scene with improvs and freestyles by some of the fastest rising comedic talent from the South. Join DC Young Fly, Karlous Miller and Chico Bean as…

Comedy

Rhett & Link

Minneapolis Comedy Festival
Sunday, June 30 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Outback Concerts

Get your earholes ready for a Mythical evening of songification with your favorite lifelong best friends. Join Rhett & Link as they take you on a musical adventure from past to present and beyond. Whether it’s classic tunes you love…

Concert

Carly Rae Jepsen: THE DEDICATED TOUR

with Mansionair
Friday, July 5 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Multi-platinum Grammy, Juno and Polaris Prize-nominated singer/songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen will release her new album, Dedicated on May 17 on School Boy/Interscope Records. Jepsen will follow up the album release with a summer headline tour. Fans who pre-order Dedicated will receive a…

Comedy

Patton Oswalt

2019 Tour
Thursday, July 11 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

A comedian, actor, and writer, Patton Oswalt continues to find success in all areas of entertainment. From his award-winning comedy specials to his many memorable film roles and guest appearances on his favorite TV shows (including “Parks and Recreation,” for…

Concert

Lyle Lovett and His Large Band

Sunday, July 21 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

A singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums over three decades. Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of Americana, swing, jazz, folk,…

Concert

Tony Bennett

The I Left My Heart Tour
Sunday, July 28 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust
On Sale: Fri, May 24 at 10:00 am

An embodiment of the Great American Story, Tony Bennett returns to the Orpheum Theatre. Having celebrated his 92nd birthday, his career as the pre-eminent singer of the 20th and 21st centuries is unprecedented. He continues to be embraced and loved by…

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Fiddler on the Roof

July 30 - August 4
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Audiences across North America are toasting a new production of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF! Rich with musical hits you know and love, including “Tradition,” “Sunrise, Sunset;’ “If I Were A Rich Man;’ “Matchmaker, Matchmaker” and “To Life (L’Chaim!),” FIDDLER ON…

Concert

Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers

Friday, August 9 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Sue McLean & Associates

Bruce Hornsby, the creatively insatiable pianist and singer-songwriter from Williamsburg, Virginia, always has succeeded on his exceptional gifts, his training, and his work ethic. He became a global name in music by reimagining American roots forms as songs that moved with the atmospheric…

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RENT

August 14 - 18
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over…

Comedy

Small Town Murder

Saturday, August 17 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Comedians James Pietragallo and Jimmie Whisman are taking their hit podcast, Small Town Murder, on the road. Each week, they look at a small town, what makes it tick and a murder that took place there. In depth research, horrible…

Comedy

Bill Maher

Saturday, August 17 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

For more than twenty years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television.  First on “Politically Incorrect” (Comedy Central, ABC, 1993-2002), and for the last fourteen years on HBO’s “Real Time,” Maher’s…

Concert

Mark Knopfler

Friday, August 30 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Madison House Presents

In celebration of his upcoming ninth solo studio album, Down The Road Wherever (out November 16 on British Grove Records via Blue Note), Mark Knopfler is set for a 28-date North American tour. On tour Knopfler will perform with an…

Concert

Squeeze

The Squeeze Songbook Tour
Tuesday, September 3 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Sue McLean & Associates

Squeeze have announced their brand new tour ‘The Difford And Tilbrook Songbook 2019’, which will see the South-London legends play their extensive list of hits as well as some rare, lesser known gems from their back catalog and solo careers.

Concert

Glen Hansard

This Wild Willing Tour
Wednesday, September 4 at 7:30 pm
Presented by The Current, First Avenue & Jam Productions

The Oscar Award-winning artist from the film “Once” will be at the State Theatre on Wednesday, September 4. Glen Hansard’s new album, This Wild Willing, marks an inflection point in his career, a turning where he marries the sonic inventiveness…

Concert

Adam Ant

Friend or Foe
Sunday, September 8 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Adam Ant will play his landmark “Friend or Foe” album in its entirety as well as classic chart-topping singles and personal favorites. The “Friend or Foe” album was Adam’s first release as a solo artist and included three hit singles.…

Concert

Lenny Kravitz

Sunday, September 8 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Live Nation

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Let Love Rule, Lenny Kravitz is bringing a very special show to Minneapolis. Kravitz’s latest album, Raise Vibration, proves that the icon’s signature soul, funk, rock and roll is still very much raring to go.…

Concert

An Evening with Vince Gill

with Jedd Hughs
Friday, September 13 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

After working in the industry for more than 40 years and selling over 26 million albums, Vince Gill is one the most successful musicians and guitarists of his time. Gill recently released the record Down To My Last Bad Habit,…

Comedy

Marc Maron

Hey, There’s More Tour
Sunday, September 22 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Live Nation

For over thirty years, Marc has been writing and performing raw, honest and thought-provoking comedy for print, stage, radio, online and television.  On WTF with Marc Maron, Marc has interviewed iconic personalities like Conan O’Brien, Robin Williams, Keith Richards, Ben Stiller,…

Concert

MARINA

LOVE + FEAR TOUR
Tuesday, September 24 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Live Nation

MARINA is an award winning, platinum-selling artist. Revered since her breakthrough in 2009, she has released three UK Top 10 albums including Gold certified ‘The Family Jewels’ (2010) and ‘Electra Heart’ (2012) which debuted at Number 1 on the UK’s…

Concert

Frankie Valli

& The Four Seasons
Thursday, September 26 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Danny Zelisko Presents & One Eleven Productions

Frankie Valli, who came to fame in 1962 as the lead singer of The Four Seasons, is hotter than ever. Thanks to the volcanic success of the Tony-winning musical Jersey Boys, which chronicles the life and times of Valli and…

Lecture

The Savage Lovecast Presents: Savage Love Live

with special guest Stormy Daniels
Saturday, September 28 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Index Media

One of America’s favorite listening pleasures, the Savage Lovecast returns to Pantages Theatre on Saturday September 28, 2019 for a special live taping of Dan Savage’s popular sex, relationship, and advice podcast! Join Dan, Nancy, the “tech-savvy, at-risk youth,” along with special guest Stormy Daniels for…

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Mean Girls

October 1 - 13
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Featuring a book by Tina Fey, MEAN GIRLS tells the story of a naïve newbie who falls prey to a trio of lionized frenemies. Entertainment Weekly calls it “A MARVEL: dazzling and hilarious!” and USA Today writes, “We’ll let you…

Concert

TOTO: 40 Trips Around the Sun

Tuesday, October 1 at 8:00 pm
Presented by NS2 & FPC LIVE

It’s without question that TOTO are currently in the middle of a major worldwide resurgence. The band’s new Greatest Hits package, titled 40 Trips Around The Sun (Legacy Recordings – Sony), debuted in the Top 40 in eight countries. They performed…

Concert

Conversations with Nick Cave

Tuesday, October 1 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Goldenvoice LLC

In a tour Rolling Stone is calling “unique” and “unconventional,” Nick Cave brings his evenings of talk and music back to North America for a full tour following a short debut run on the East Coast last year. Having recently taken…

Comedy

Dane Cook

Tell It Like It Is
Friday, October 4 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Dane Cook has maintained his reputation as one of today’s most prolific stand-up comedians, while simultaneously distinguishing himself as a charismatic and versatile actor in a variety of film and television projects. Cook recently returned to the stage with his…

Concert

Bethel Music Victory Tour

Sunday, October 6 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Bethel Music

For the first time in over a year, Bethel Music is hitting the road to major cities in the southern United States for an extended VICTORY Tour. Focused on worship and ministry, VICTORY Tour will feature brand new songs from…

Concert

An Evening with Steve Hackett

Genesis Revisited Plus Spectral Mornings
Monday, October 7 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Emporium Presents

Steve Hackett is renowned as an immensely talented and innovative rock musician. He was lead guitarist with Genesis as part of their classic line up with Gabriel, Collins, Banks and Rutherford, that produced acclaimed albums such as Selling England by…

Concert

Kansas

Point of Know Return
Saturday, October 12 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Live Nation

America’s preeminent progressive rock band, KANSAS, will be touring select cities in the United States and Canada in during the fall and winter, on the third leg of their popular Point of Know Return Anniversary Tour. “The sentiments for this…

Comedy

Whose Live Anyway?

Sunday, October 13 at 7:30 pm
Presented by First Avenue

The current cast members of the Emmy-nominated TV show Whose Line Is It Anyway? are proud to present their new improv tour: Whose Live Anyway? Whose Live Anyway? is 90 minutes of hilarious improvised comedy and song all based on…

Concert

John Hiatt

Saturday, October 19 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

American rock guitarist, pianist, singer and songwriter John Hiatt is heading to Minneapolis. “You know how writing goes for me,” Hiatt says, offering a glimpse into his creative process. “I get a couple of lines going, and then I just…

Concert

Joshua Radin & The Weepies

with Lily Kershaw
Tuesday, October 22 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Hailed for his emotive, heartfelt songs delivered via his signature ‘whisper’ soothing vocals, Joshua Radin has been captivating audiences worldwide throughout his long career. His songs have been featured in over 150 films, commercials and television shows. He has garnered…

Dance

Russian Ballet Theatre presents Swan Lake

Thursday, October 24 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Voice Art Group

Those faithful to the tradition of Swan Lake, must see Russian Ballet Theatre’s new production of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s timeless classic. Choreographer Nadezhda Kalinina (Mariinsky Theatre, Teatro Lirico, Omsk State Music Theatre) lovingly retouches the oldest St. Petersburg version of…

Comedy

Jonathan Van Ness

Road to Beijing
Wednesday, November 6
Presented by Live Nation

Jonathan Van Ness is an Emmy-nominated television personality, podcaster, and hairstylist to the stars. He can be seen starring on Netflix’s Emmy Award-winning reboot series “Queer Eye,” where he shines as the show’s groomer, hair guru and self-care advocate. In…

Concert

The Piano Guys

Thursday, November 14 at 7:30 pm
Presented by AEG Presents

Since their serendipitous start in a Southern Utah piano shop, THE PIANO GUYS have proven to be a powerhouse group without limits. Arriving as a musical phenomenon seemingly overnight, the quartet of Jon Schmidt (pianist, songwriter}, Steven Sharp Nelson (cellist,…

Comedy

My Brother, My Brother and Me

Become the Monster Tour
Friday, November 15 at 7:00 pm
Presented by AEG Presents

Join Justin, Travis and Griffin McElroy for a live episode of their podcast MY BROTHER, MY BROTHER AND ME, an advice show for the modern era. They take your questions, and the questions on Yahoo! Answers, and turn them, alchemy-like,…

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The Phantom of the Opera

November 20 - December 1
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will make a triumphant return to Minneapolis as part of its North American tour. Hailed by critics as “bigger and better than ever before,” this production…

Comedy

Kyle Kinane

Spring Break
Wednesday, November 20 at 8:00 pm
Presented by First Avenue

Kyle Kinane is an internationally touring comedian who has appeared on Drunk History, @Midnight, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Conan, Workaholics, This Is Not Happening, Not Safe with Nikki Glaser and Comedy Bang! Bang! He is featured in Season…

Presented by Moscow Ballet

This Christmas give your family the gift of Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker! Step into a simpler time filled with sweet dreams and Christmas magic. With world-class artists, over 200 dazzling costumes, stunning sets, towering puppets and soaring birds, don’t…

Concert

Jim Brickman

Saturday, December 7 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Jim Brickman returns to Minneapolis this Christmas to wow the crowd with his uplifting, family-friendly, holiday concert tradition. The best-selling piano artist of our time, Jim Brickman and his special guests will dazzle audiences with holiday favorites, number one hits,…

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The Band’s Visit

December 10 - 15
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Spend an evening in the company of unforgettable strangers at THE BAND’S VISIT — now one of the most celebrated musicals ever. It rejoices in the way music brings us to life, brings us to laughter, brings us to tears,…

Concert

The Fab Four Beatles Tribute

Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Emporium Presents

If you want to experience the best Beatles tribute ever, you won’t want to miss The Fab Four – The Ultimate Tribute. The Emmy Award-winning Fab Four is elevated far above every other Beatles Tribute due to their precise attention…

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Jesus Christ Superstar

January 21 - 26, 2020
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, a new mesmerizing production comes to North America. Originally staged by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, this production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades.

Dance

Riverdance

January 31 - February 2, 2020
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Riverdance, as you’ve never seen or heard it before! A powerful and stirring re-invention of this beloved favourite, celebrated the world-over for its Grammy award-winning score and the excitement, energy and dynamism of its Irish and International Dance. Twenty five…

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Blue Man Group

February 4 - 9, 2020
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

At Blue Man Group, you’ll rock, laugh and party. As three bald and blue men explore our world, together we’ll discover music, comedy and surprises at every turn. By the end of this spectacular journey, you’ll be saying “I DON’T…

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My Fair Lady

March 3 - 8, 2020
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

From Lincoln Center Theater comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly), Lerner & Loewe’s MY FAIR LADY. Boasting such classic songs as “I Could Have Danced All Night,” “The Rain in Spain,”…

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Anastasia

March 24 - April 5, 2020
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

The romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is at home in Minneapolis at last! This dazzling show will transport you from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman…

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Frozen

May 13 - 31, 2020
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

FROZEN is the timeless tale of a family pulled apart by a mysterious secret. As one sister struggles to find her voice and harness her powers within, the other embarks on an epic journey to bring her family together once…

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Summer: The Donna Summer Musical

July 14 - 19, 2020
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

She was a girl from Boston with a voice from heaven, who shot through the stars from gospel choir to dance floor diva. But what the world didn’t know was how Donna Summer risked it all to break through barriers,…

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Come From Away

August 11 - 16, 2020
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Broadway’s COME FROM AWAY is a Best Musical winner all across North America! This New York Times critics’ pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that…