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Broadway 2017-2018

Jersey Boys

Now through April 29
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

“THE MOST EXCITING MUSICAL BROADWAY HAS SEEN IN YEARS. – Chicago Tribune “TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE!” raves the New York Post for JERSEY BOYS, the 2006 Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award®-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of…

Comedy

Jo Koy

Break the Mold Tour
Thursday, April 26
Presented by ICON Concerts

The Jo Koy shows were postponed due to weather conditions and were rescheduled for April 26, 2018. Jo Koy has come a long way from his modest beginnings at a Las Vegas coffee house. As one of today’s most popular…

Presented by Fellowship for Performing Arts

After sold-out performances in New York, Chicago and D.C., awarding-winning actor Max McLean brings his acclaimed portrayal of C.S. Lewis to Minneapolis. Using Lewis’ own words, McLean brings to life one of the most engaging personalities of our age and…

Comedy

MinnRoast 2018

Songs, Skits & Politics
Friday, April 27 at 8:00 pm
Presented by MinnPost

MinnRoast is MinnPost’s annual song-and-skit variety show featuring your favorite local politicians, journalists and celebrities. Marvel as they shed their serious personas to sing, dance, act and poke fun at each other and the state of the state we all…

Concert

Disney Junior Dance Party

Tuesday, May 1 at 6:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Are you ready to DANCE?!? Disney Junior Dance Party On Tour Presented by Pull-Ups® Training Pants! is an ALL NEW interactive live concert experience. Sing along to Disney Junior’s greatest hits with your favorite characters: Mickey and the Roadster Racers, Sofia…

Comedy

The Pump and Dump Show

2018 Parentally Incorrect Tour
Saturday, May 5 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Happy Sad Cake, LLC

The Pump and Dump Show is back by popular demand for its 6th nationwide tour: more hilarious, more raw, and more “Parentally Incorrect” than ever. Get yourself out of the house, for once, and join comedians Shayna Ferm and Tracey Tee…

Concert

Tony Bennett

with special guest Antonia Bennett
Thursday, May 10 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

The incomparable and ageless TONY BENNETT and his Quintet return to the State Theatre for a gala concert.  No one else in American music has recorded for so long and at such a high level as Tony Bennett.  In the…

Presented by Murray and Peter Present

An evening of music, comedy, and drag. All ages welcome. Doors at 7pm, show at 8pm. There will be a 20-minute intermission.  Presented by Murray & Peter. Get tour info at www.DragFans.com VIP Packages:($114) includes premium reserved seat in the…

Comedy

Anthony Jeselnik

Funny Games
Friday, May 11
Presented by Live Nation

 Anthony Jeselnik is an American comedian, television host, writer, producer, and actor. Jeselnik is known for his dark comedy style, which emphasizes misdirection and sociopathic non-sequiturs. For his standup performance, Jeselnik adopts an arrogant, villainous persona.

Dance

Magic Men LIVE!

Friday, May 11 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Premier Events Entertainment

The world’s premier ladies night experience that you’ve been waiting for is coming your way! Magic Men Live, a first-class ladies night experience is hitting the road and coming to a city near you with an all-new interactive concert experience…

Family

Wild Kratts LIVE!

Saturday, May 12
Presented by Mills Entertainment

Groups of 15+ call 612-373-5665 Animated Kratt Brothers, Martin and Chris, “come to real life” in a classically Wild Kratts story. Off “To the Creature Rescue!” the Kratt Brothers activate some fan favorite Creature Power Suits to confront a comic…

Dance

Dita Von Teese

and the Copper Coupe Burlesque Revue
Saturday, May 12
Presented by Live Nation

Known as the “Queen of Burlesque”, Dita Von Teese is an American burlesque dancer, model, costume designer, entrepreneur and occasional actress. Von Teese was a classically trained ballet dancer at an early age and went on to pursue a career…

Concert

SiriusXM Presents Todd Rundgren’s Utopia

Sunday, May 13 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Todd Rundgren is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and record producer who has performed a diverse range of styles as a solo artist and as a member of the band Utopia. Since the 1970s, he has been known for his sophisticated and…

Concert

David Byrne

American Utopia Tour
May 17 - 18
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Due To Demand – Second Show Added! David Byrne – the visionary front man and multi-disciplinary artist behind the seminal band the Talking Heads, hits the road with the release of his first solo album in 12 years – American…

Lecture

Tomi Lahren

Family, Freedom, and Final Thoughts Tour
Saturday, May 19 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Mills Entertainment

Be among the first to join renown conservative commentator Tomi Lahren for an exclusive evening of dialogue and discussion, covering all of today’s hot-button issues. Well-known for her political commentary, Tomi brings her unique voice to the live stage in a series…

Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

A wryly funny and surprisingly moving account of an extraordinary life lived almost entirely in the public eye. Inspired by the success of his two NY Times Best-Selling memoirs, Stories I Only Tell My Friends and Love Life, Rob has…

Comedy

Adrian Uribe & Omar Chaparro Imparables

Sunday, May 27 at 6:00 pm
Presented by Regional International Distribution Corporation

Adrián Uribe y Omar Chaparro dos de los mejores comediantes de México se batirán en un duelo de comedia con lo mejor de su repertorio y de sus personajes. Adrián Uribe and Omar Chaparro two of Mexico’s best comedians will fight in a…

Broadway 2017-2018

Chicago

June 5 - 10
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

“‘Chicago’ still GLITTERS HYPNOTICALLY.” Ben Brantley, New York Times There’s never been a better time to experience CHICAGO, Broadway’s razzle-dazzle smash. This triumphant hit musical is the recipient of six Tony Awards®, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy®, thousands of standing…

Comedy

A Conversation with Chelsea Handler

Hosted by Jana Shortal
Tuesday, June 5 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Twin Cities Pride

Plan for a fun and lively evening full of substance. This is not your typical stand up show – it is a town hall-like event centered around social activism. No topic is off limits. The event is meant to be…

Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Don’t miss this spectacular evening of live performance as some of the best high school musical theatre talent in Minnesota takes center stage. As the flagship education program of Hennepin Theatre Trust, Spotlight Education engages Minnesota high school students in…

Lecture

Coyote Peterson

Wednesday, June 13 at 6:00 pm
Presented by AEG Presents

Coyote Peterson, host of the Brave Wilderness animal adventure shows, is first and foremost an avid explorer and animal enthusiast! Growing up in rural Ohio, he developed his passion for animals and adventure while scouring nearby forests, swamps, and creek…

Comedy

Carol Burnett

An Evening of Laughter and Reflection Where the Audience Asks The Questions
June 15 - 16
Presented by Elite Entertainment

Carol Burnett, award-winning actress and best-selling author, is widely recognized by the public and her peers for her work on stage and screen, most notably The Carol Burnett Show. Named in 2007 by TIME magazine as one of “100 Best…

Magic

David Blaine Live

Friday, June 15 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

David Blaine has been called the greatest magician that ever lived. He has single-handedly revolutionized modern magic. Now he is embarking on his North American tour. His interactive, one-man show will entertain and shock audiences. VIP Packages Are Available Online…

Lecture

Dr. Jordan Peterson

12 Rules of Life Tour An Antidote to Chaos
Sunday, June 17 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Join Dr. Jordan B. Peterson for a one-of-a-kind uplifting lecture, where he discusses overcoming life’s biggest 3 obstacles, how to improve oneself, and his new book: 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos. Have the opportunity to partake in…

Concert

Jackson Browne

Tuesday, June 19 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Jackson Browne has written and performed some of the most literate and moving songs in popular music and has defined a genre of songwriting charged with honesty, emotion and personal politics. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall…

Broadway 2017-2018

Love Never Dies

June 26 - July 1
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

The ultimate love story continues in Love Never Dies, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera. The year is 1907. It is 10 years after his disappearance from the Paris Opera House and the Phantom has…

Concert

Janelle Monae

Dirty Computer Tour with St. Beauty
Tuesday, July 3 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Live Nation
On Sale: Wed, May 2 at 10:00 am

Janelle Monae is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, actress, and model. She is signed to her own imprint, Wondaland Arts Society, and Atlantic Records. After her first unofficial studio album, The Audition, she publicly debuted with a conceptual EP titled Metropolis: Suite I…

Concert

Boz Scaggs

Tuesday, July 10 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

“I’m at a point where I’m having a lot of fun with music, more than ever,” Boz Scaggs says about his spellbinding new album, A Fool to Care. “It’s like I’m just going wherever I want to go with it.”…

Comedy

David Cross

Oh Come On
Wednesday, July 11 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust
On Sale: Fri, Apr 27 at 10:00 am

Emmy Award winner and Grammy Award nominee David Cross is an inventive performer, writer, and producer on stage and screens both big and small. Cross returned to the road in January of 2016, six years after his last standup tour. …

Comedy

Michael Che

Thursday, July 12 at 8:00 pm
Presented by First Avenue

Having been named one of Rolling Stone’s “50 Funniest People,” Buzzfeed’s “50 Hottest Men in Comedy,” and Variety’s “Top 10 Comics To Watch,” Michael Che is quickly leaving his mark on the media landscape. A native of lower Manhattan, Che’s…

Concert

The Pretenders

with The Rails
Monday, July 16 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

The Pretenders became New Wave legends with chart-topping hits like “Back on the Chain Gang,” “I’ll Stand By You,” and “Don’t Get Me Wrong.” Now, nearly four decades from their 1980 debut album, Chrissie Hynde’s beautifully distinctive voice is perhaps…

Comedy

Dan and Phil

Interactive Introverts Tour
Thursday, July 26 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Dan and Phil present their new stage show – Interactive Introverts. Two internet dwelling, insecure nerds standing under the spotlight to give the people what they want: an epic interactive experience of rants, roasts, battles, stories… and surprises that will…

Concert

ERASURE

World Be Gone Tour
Sunday, July 29 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Erasure are an English synthpop duo, consisting of singer and songwriter Andy Bell and songwriter and keyboardist Vince Clarke. They formed in London, and entered the music scene in 1985 with their debut single “Who Needs Love Like That“. Following the release of their fourth…

Concert

Miranda Sings Live… No Offense

With Special Guest Colleen Ballinger
Sunday, August 5 at 7:30 pm
Presented by AEG Presents

Transitioning from Youtube sensation to genuine live superstar isn’t always an easy process, but Colleen Ballinger (aka Miranda Sings) has managed it with ease. Her lipstick-smeared, delusional alter-ego has been posting videos online for several years now and has grown…

Comedy

The Dollop

With Dave Anthony & Gareth Reynolds
Friday, August 17 at 8:00 pm
Presented by First Avenue

The Dollop is a bi-weekly American History Podcast. Every week, comedian Dave Anthony reads a story to his friend, comedian Gareth Reynolds, who has no idea what the topic is going to be about. VIP tickets ($55) include a post-show…

Concert

Lyle Lovett and His Large Band

Wednesday, August 29 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,…

Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Famed band Jethro Tull, with Ian Anderson on the flute, is one of the biggest selling Progressive Rock artists of all time and their immense and diverse catalogue of work encompasses folk, blues, classical and heavy rock.  The anniversary concert…

Concert

John Hiatt & The Goners

Featuring Sonny Landreth
Saturday, September 1 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust
On Sale: Fri, Apr 20 at 11:00 am

American rock guitarist, pianist, singer and songwriter John Hiatt (and The Goners) will play the Pantages Theatre on Saturday, September 1st at 8pm. Hiatt has been nominated for several Grammy Awards and has been awarded a variety of other distinctions…

Comedy

Iliza: Elder Millennial

Friday, September 14 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation
On Sale: Fri, Apr 27

liza 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 recently completed hosting her late night limited run talk show “Truth &…

Concert

Bad Bunny

La Nueva Religion Tour
Sunday, September 23 at 7:00 pm
On Sale: Fri, Apr 20 at 10:00 am

Following an extraordinary 2017, urban music sensation, BAD BUNNY, starts 2018 with full force, taking his contagious Trap throughout the U.S. with his first North American tour, “LA NUEVA RELIGIÓN.”

Comedy

Kathleen Madigan: Boxed Wine and Bigfoot

Saturday, September 29 at 6:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

For 28 years, comedian Kathleen Madigan has been touring 250 nights on the road and squeezing in hour-long filmed specials and performances on every late night show ever made. From 25 appearances on the Tonight Show and multiple appearances on…

Concert

James Bay

Tuesday, October 2 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

James Michael Bay is an English singer-songwriter and guitarist. In 2014, he released his single “Hold Back the River”, which has been certified platinum, before releasing his debut studio album Chaos and the Calm. The album went to number one in…

Concert

Joan Baez

Fare Thee Well…Tour 2018
Saturday, October 6 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Joan Baez is an American folk singer, songwriter, musician, and activist whose contemporary folk music often includes songs of protest or social justice.  Baez has performed publicly for over 55 years, releasing over 30 albums. Special offer! Every ticket for this show…

Comedy

Christopher Titus

With Rachel Bradley
Saturday, October 6 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Combustion Live

Chris Titus is known as one of the best and most prolific comedians working today, Christopher Titus brings an all-new show to the Pantages. This is Titus’ seventh comedy special. Titus is also known from his Fox tv show, “Titus,”…

Concert

The Australian Pink Floyd Show – Time 2018

Friday, October 12 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

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…

Concert

Celtic Thunder X Tour

Tuesday, October 23 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

In celebration of their 10th Anniversary, Celtic Thunder, the multi-platinum Irish group is on the road with CELTIC THUNDER X, across 75 cities in the US and Canada. Backed by the amazing Celtic Thunder Band, the singers (Damian McGinty, Ryan…

Concert

SiriusXM Presents Goo Goo Dolls

Dizzy Up The Girl 20th Anniversary Tour
Saturday, October 27 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

The Goo Goo Dolls are an American rock band formed in 1985 in Buffalo, New York, by vocalist and guitarist John Rzeznik, vocalist and bassist Robby Takac, and drummer George Tutuska. Although renowned for their commercially successful 1998 single “Iris“, they have had several other notable and popular singles…

Comedy

Brian Regan

Saturday, November 10 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Critics, fans and fellow comedians agree: Brian Regan is one of the most respected comedians in the country with Vanity Fair calling Brian, “The funniest stand-up alive,” and Entertainment Weekly calling him, “Your favorite comedian’s favorite comedian.” Having built his…

Concert

Brian Wilson presents The Christmas Album Live

with special guests Al Jardine & Blondie Chaplin
Wednesday, November 28 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Rose Presents

Legendary singer-songwriter, composer, record producer and co-founding member of the Beach Boys, Brian Wilson will be making his way to the Orpheum on Wednesday November 28, 2018.  For the first time Wilson and his crack band of musicians and vocalists…

Dance

The Great Russian Nutcracker

November 30 - December 1
Presented by Moscow Ballet

Groups of 10 or more call 612-373-5665 Christmas is coming and so is the one and only Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker. Presenting world class Russian artists, hand-painted sets, Russian Snow Maidens, and jubilant Nesting Dolls – Great Russian Nutcracker brings the Christmas…

Comedy

Lewis Black

The Joke’s on US Tour
Friday, November 30 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation
On Sale: Fri, Apr 20 at 10:00 am

Lewis Black, Grammy Award-winning, stand-up comedian, is one of the most prolific and popular performers working today. He executes a brilliant trifecta as a stand-up comedian, actor and author. Receiving critical acclaim, he performs more than 200 nights annually, to sold-out…

Concert

National Geographic – Symphony For Our World

Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Jason Michael Paul Entertainment, Inc.

Combining stunning National Geographic natural history footage with an original symphony and theme created by Emmy- and BAFTA-nominated Bleeding Fingers Music, featuring composers Austin Fray and Andrew Christie, Symphony for Our World is a breathtaking musical journey through some of…