Upcoming Events

Theatre Tours

Historic Theatre Tour

Saturday, July 8 at 10:00 am
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Hennepin Theatre Trust invites the public to take a peek into the historic playhouses of the Hennepin Theatre District. Each walking tour provides access to the theatres’ interiors and offers a fascinating historical perspective that is rarely offered at a…

Broadway 2016-2017

Motown the Musical

July 11 - 16
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Signed, Sealed, Delivered… Motown The Musical is back at the Orpheum July 11 – 16! “Get Ready” for the true American dream story of Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana…

Dance

Bring It! LIVE

Wednesday, July 26 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Mills Entertainment

The TV Show: Bring It!, now in its fourth season on Lifetime, explores the electrifying world of hip-hop majorette competitions as a troupe, their coach, and their dedicated moms prepare for cutthroat competitions, parades and showcases, and nail-biting stand-battles against their…

Comedy

Tim & Eric

10th Anniversary Awesome Tour
Wednesday, July 26 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust & AEG Presents

It’s all been leading to this, chip chips. Tim and Eric are bringing their 10 Year Anniversary Awesome Tour to The State Theatre on July 26. Tim & Eric are the American Comedy duo and creators of the Adult Swim…

Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

“Dancing with the Stars” Season 24 contestant Heather Morris joins the cast of “Dancing with the Stars: Live! – Hot Summer Nights” for a special limited run. Fans of the show have the opportunity to see the best ballroom dancers in the…

Concert

War on the Catwalk

Sunday, July 30 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Murray and Peter Present

War On The Catwalk – starring SASHA, SHEA, FARRAH, ALEXIS AND KIMORAH, and being hosted by TRINITY, from Season 9 of RuPaul’s Drag Race on VH-1, performing live on stage and rocking the catwalk. It’s an evening of outstanding drag…

Theatre Tours

Historic Theatre Tour

Monday, July 31 at 1:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Hennepin Theatre Trust invites the public to take a peek into the historic playhouses of the Hennepin Theatre District. Each walking tour provides access to the theatres’ interiors and offers a fascinating historical perspective that is rarely offered at a…

Movies

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live! – Eegah

Watch Out for Snakes Tour
Friday, August 4 at 7:00 pm
Presented by AEG Presents

For the first time ever, join Joel Hodgson, creator of the critically acclaimed “Mystery Science Theater 3000” TV show and its new host Jonah Heston (Jonah Ray) as they bring the first live touring production of “MST3K” to a city…

Movies

Mystery Science Theatre 3000 Live! – Secret Surprise Film!

Watch Out for Snakes Tour
Friday, August 4 at 10:00 pm
Presented by AEG Presents

For the first time ever, join Joel Hodgson, creator of the critically acclaimed “Mystery Science Theater 3000” TV show and its new host Jonah Heston (Jonah Ray) as they bring the first live touring production of “MST3K” to a city…

Concert

Chris Isaak

Wednesday, August 9 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

For Chris Isaak, first comes the song. And for First Comes The Night — Isaak’s stunning first album of new material in six years — this gifted singer-songwriter and bandleader is bringing us a bumper crop of strong and intriguing…

Theatre Tours

Historic Theatre Tour

Saturday, August 12 at 10:00 am
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Hennepin Theatre Trust invites the public to take a peek into the historic playhouses of the Hennepin Theatre District. Each walking tour provides access to the theatres’ interiors and offers a fascinating historical perspective that is rarely offered at a…

Concert

Retro Futura

Howard Jones, the English Beat, Modern English, Men Without Hats, Paul Young and Katrina (ex-Katrina and the Waves)
Thursday, August 17 at 7:00 pm
Presented by TaLuk Presents

New wave fans rejoice, the summer’s most star-studded bill returns this year with the Retro Futura tour 2017.  Headlined by synth pioneer Howard Jones, the jam-packed show will also feature sets from the English Beat, Men Without Hats, Modern English,…

Concert

Dave Rawlings Machine

Wednesday, August 23 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Sue McLean & Associates

The beloved duo Dave Rawlings Machine added another accolade to their career accomplishments as they accepted the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriting from the Americana Music Association at the 2015 Honors & Awards ceremony. Nashville Obsolete marks the 7th studio…

Theatre Tours

Historic Theatre Tour

Monday, August 28 at 1:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Hennepin Theatre Trust invites the public to take a peek into the historic playhouses of the Hennepin Theatre District. Each walking tour provides access to the theatres’ interiors and offers a fascinating historical perspective that is rarely offered at a…

Play

Aventurera

Sunday, September 3 at 6:00 pm
Presented by Regional International Distribution Corporation

Aventurera is Mexico’s longest running and most popular musical with a list of Mexican stars that reads like a “who’s who” of the entertainment sector. This unique musical features audience participation throughout the whole evening and touches on various social…

Concert

TajMo: The Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ Band

Wednesday, September 6 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

TajMo: The Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’ Band sees Blues titans Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ share the stage with their band for an exciting night of music, performing songs from their long anticipated collaborative album ‘TajMo’, coming May 5, 2017 on Concord Records. While…

Concert

Roger McGuinn

Thursday, September 14 at 8:00 pm
Presented by TaLuk Presents

As the founder of The Byrds, Roger McGuinn is firmly established as an indisputable industry icon.  From his signature 12 string Rickenbacker sound, to his instantly recognizable vocals on hits like “Turn, Turn, Turn,” “Eight Miles High,” and “Mr. Tambourine …

Broadway 2017-2018

Aladdin

September 15 - October 8
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Discover a whole new world at ALADDIN, the hit Broadway musical. From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an extraordinary…

Concert

Apocalyptica

Plays Metallica By Four Cellos
Sunday, September 17 at 8:00 pm
Presented by The Cedar Cultural Center

On May 10, 1996 Finnish Rockers, APOCALYPTICA, released their epic debut PLAYS METALLICA BY FOUR CELLOS.  The instrumental cello-driven rock opus changed the landscape of heavy music for years to come.  To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the album, the…

Lecture

Ivey Awards

Monday, September 25 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Revel in the 2017 Ivey Awards on Play to celebrate the 13th annual year of honoring the artists and champions of the Twin Cities professional theatre community. Enter stage right on the red carpet with your favorite company, experience exciting…

Lecture

Stuff You Should Know

Wednesday, September 27 at 8:00 pm
Presented by First Avenue

Stuff You Should Know (SYSK) Live will be making its way back to the Pantages on Wednesday September 27, 2017.  Informative and humorous podcast “Stuff You Should Know” baits our natural sense of curiosity. Whether listeners want to learn about…

Concert

An Evening with The Mavericks

Friday, September 29 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Back by popular demand, The Mavericks are on tour celebrating the release of their new album, “Brand New Day,” the first independent studio release on their own record label Mono Mundo Recordings. Considered by many to be one of the…

Concert

Kaleo

with ZZ Ward
Friday, October 6 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Icelandic band Kaleo hit #1 at alternative radio with their song “Way Down We Go” from their debut album, A/B (Elektra/Atlantic), marking their fourth top 10 hit at three different radio formats. This fall, the band will headline the “Handprint…

Concert

Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey

Of Peter, Paul and Mary
Saturday, October 7 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Peter, Paul & Mary achieved such a rarefied level of commercial success without compromise while continuing a centuries-old tradition of people raising their voices in song for the sake of freedom.  It is simply further evidence of their extraordinarily successful…

Concert

Boz Scaggs

Saturday, October 7 at 8:00 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.”…

Concert

PAUL WELLER – A KIND REVOLUTION TOUR

Friday, October 13 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Paul Weller is an English singer, songwriter, musician. Weller achieved fame with the punk rock/new wave/mod revival band The Jam. He had further success with the blue-eyed soul music of The Style Council (1983–89), before establishing himself as a solo…

Comedy

Red Green’s I’m Not Old – I’m Ripe Tour

Wednesday, October 18 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Rocklands Entertainment

The man who is known worldwide for his humor, his insight and his wisdom about life and the people one encounters in it, is back with his latest show….. “I’m Not Old, I’m Ripe!” After 20 successful years on television…

Concert

Kidz Bop Live

Saturday, October 21 at 6:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

KIDZ BOP connects with kids and families through its best-selling albums, music videos, consumer products and live tours. In the US, KIDZ BOP is the #1 music brand for kids, featuring today’s biggest hits “sung by kids for kids.” KIDZ…

Concert

Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors

with Lewis Watson
Friday, October 27 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors is an Americana band from Memphis and East Nashville, TN. Formed in 2006 by Drew Holcomb (lead vocals, guitar, harmonica), the band includes Nathan Dugger (guitar, keys), Rich Brinsfield (bass), Jonathan Womble (drums), and Grant Pittman (keys). Drawing influence from…

Broadway 2017-2018

Finding Neverland

October 31 - November 5
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

The winner of Broadway.com’s Audience Choice Award for Best Musical, this breathtaking smash “captures the kid-at-heart,” says TIME Magazine. Vogue cheers, “It’s a must-see you’ll remember for years to come!” Directed by visionary Tony®-winner Diane Paulus and based on the…

Concert

Blues Traveler – 30th Anniversary Tour

with Los Colognes
Wednesday, November 1 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Blues Traveler emerged in the late ‘80s and are best known for their improvisational live shows and tireless touring, and their breakthrough, multi-platinum selling album four, which earned them a GRAMMY for Best Rock Performance and features hit singles “Run-Around”…

Concert

Michael McDonald

With Special Guest Marc Cohn
Thursday, November 2 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Two notes. That’s all it takes to recognize the voice of Michael McDonald. Distinctive and soulful, it is one of the most yearningly emotive instruments of our times. To this add formidable songwriting and keyboard skills, and you have an…

Concert

Tegan and Sara: The Con X: Tour

Friday, November 3 at 8:30 pm
Presented by First Avenue

With over 1 million albums sold, 3 Juno Awards and a Grammy nomination, Tegan and Sara’s career has deftly balanced critical acclaim with an ever-increasing foothold in the mainstream. Celebrated for their unique ability to amalgamate different genres and cultural…

Concert

Colin Hay

Saturday, November 4 at 8:00 pm
Presented by The Cedar Cultural Center

Colin Hay is a Scottish Australian musician and actor who made his mark during the 1980s as lead vocalist of the Australian band Men at Work, and later as a solo artist. Regarding his solo career, Hay stated, in 2011: “I feel like…

Lecture

An Evening with David Sedaris

Sunday, November 5 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

David Sedaris returns to the State Theatre for his annual engagement – and a new book: Theft By Finding Diaries 1977-2002. With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers. The great…

Concert

Johnnyswim

Saturday, November 11 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Abner Ramirez and Amanda Sudano Ramirez make up JOHNNYSWIM. The pair met in Nashville in 2005, instituting a songwriting partnership not long afterward. They clicked together musically and personally, beginning a romantic relationship along with their creative connection. The couple married in 2009…

Dance

Swan Lake

Tuesday, November 14 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Voice Art Group

Russian Grand Ballet’s full-length classical production for the first time includes the rarely seen Waltz of the Black Swans, and features Russia’s brightest ballet stars. Odette, a beautiful princess, falls under the spell of an evil sorcerer. Only Prince Siegfried’s…

Comedy

Trevor Noah

Friday, November 17
Presented by Live Nation

Trevor Noah is the most successful comedian in Africa and is the host of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning The Daily Show on Comedy Central. This year The Daily Show has been nominated for a Writers Guild Award (Comedy/Variety Series). Noah joined The Daily…

Concert

Kansas

The Leftoverture 40th Anniversary Tour
Saturday, November 18 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Sue McLean & Associates

With an epic career spanning more than four decades, KANSAS has firmly established itself as one of America’s iconic of classic rock bands. This “garage band” from Topeka released their debut album in 1974 after being discovered by Wally Gold, who worked for Don…

Broadway 2017-2018

Waitress

November 21 - 26
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

“THE WOMEN OF WAITRESS ARE CHANGING BROADWAY!” (Time Magazine). Brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female creative team, this irresistible new hit features original music and lyrics by 5-time Grammy® nominee Sara Bareilles (“Brave,” “Love Song”), a book by acclaimed…

Family

Shopkins Live!

Friday, December 1 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Emporium Presents

Check it out – The Shopkins Live! VIP Party package gives Shopkins fans exclusive access to the after-show VIP Party, where they will have the opportunity to meet and take photos with some of the Shoppies from the show! Each…

Dance

The Great Russian Nutcracker

Saturday, December 2
Presented by Moscow Ballet

Groups of 10 or more call 612-373-5665 The biggest Christmas experience of the year! The original, direct from Russia, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker! “Knock Out!” Raves the New York Times. Enchant the whole family with larger than life magical…

Concert

Celtic Thunder

2017 Symphony Tour
Saturday, December 9 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

For their tenth tour of the United States, Celtic Thunder will depart from their traditional and critically-acclaimed large set productions to perform hit songs from all their past shows in a dynamic live music experience accentuated by the instrumentals of…

Broadway 2017-2018

The Phantom of the Opera

December 13 - 31
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will return to Minneapolis as part of a brand new North American Tour. Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is “bigger and better than ever…

Family

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood

Saturday, January 27, 2018
Presented by Mills Entertainment

The legacy of the beloved “Mister Rogers” lives on with the hit television series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. Now, Daniel and all of his friends are hopping aboard Trolley to delight live audiences with DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE! Donning his iconic…

Broadway 2017-2018

The Humans

February 13 - 18, 2018
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Stephen Karam’s The Humans, is an uproarious, hopeful, and heart-breaking play that takes place over the course of a family dinner on Thanksgiving. Breaking with tradition, Erik Blake has brought his Pennsylvania family to celebrate and give thanks at his…

Broadway 2017-2018

School of Rock

March 6 - 11, 2018
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

SCHOOL OF ROCK is a New York Times Critics’ Pick and “AN INSPIRING JOLT OF ENERGY, JOY AND MAD SKILLZ!” (Entertainment Weekly). Based on the hit film, this hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn, a wannabe rock star posing as…

Broadway 2017-2018

Something Rotten!

April 3 - 8, 2018
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

From the director of Aladdin and co-director of The Book of Mormon and the producer of Rent, Avenue Q and In the Heights, this hilarious new musical comedy tells the story of brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom, two playwrights stuck in the shadow of that…

Broadway 2017-2018

Jersey Boys

April 24 - 29, 2018
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…

Broadway 2017-2018

Chicago

June 5 - 10, 2018
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…

Broadway 2017-2018

Love Never Dies

June 26 - July 1, 2018
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…