Upcoming Events

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…

Dance

The Hip Hop Nutcracker

November 21 - 22 at 7:30 pm
Presented by The Ordway & Hennepin Theatre Trust

Groups of 10+ please call 612-373-5665. A holiday mash-up for the entire family, The Hip Hop Nutcracker, a contemporary re-imagination of Tchaikovsky’s timeless music. The Hip Hop Nutcracker is an modern twist on a holiday classic performed by a supercharged cast of…

Theatre Tours

Historic Pantages Theatre Tour

Monday, November 27 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…

Family

Shopkins Live! Shop it Up!

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…

Presented by The Current

For more than ten years The New Standards and friends have been dazzling audiences with their soulful, funny and spectacular Holiday Show. Chan Poling (The Suburbs), John Munson (Trip Shakespeare, Semisonic) and Steve Roehm act as ringleaders for a merry troupe of musicians, dancers and an all-star lineup…

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…

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Brain Candy Live!

With Adam Savage and Michael Stevens
Sunday, December 3 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Adam Savage, one of television’s most loved personalities, has joined forces with Michael Stevens, one of YouTube’s biggest stars and they’re coming to a theater near you. They’re bringing along their crazy toys, incredible tools and mind-blowing demonstrations for a…

Concert

Evanescence

Synthesis Live with orchestra
Tuesday, December 5 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Evanescence  is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.   After recording independent albums, the band released their first full-length album, Fallen, on Wind-up Records in 2003. Fallen sold more than 17 million copies worldwide and helped the band win two Grammy Awards out of…

Comedy

Nick Offerman

Full Bush
Thursday, December 7 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Humorist Nick Offerman returns with a collection of his sawdusty musings on survival in the wild, living with enthusiasm, and most importantly, the cultivation of fulsome body hair. NICK OFFERMAN is an actor, writer and woodworker, best known as the…

Concert

Lindsey Stirling – Warmer in the Winter Christmas Tour

with Alexander Jean
Thursday, December 7 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Jam Productions & AEG Presents

Critically acclaimed electronic violinist Lindsey Stirling has announced plans to release her first ever Holiday album titled Warmer In The Winter, and in support of the album Lindsey will embark on her Warmer In The Winter Christmas Tour including a…

Comedy

Rhett & Link LIVE!

The Tour of Mythicality
Friday, December 8 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Sue McLean & Associates

Rhett & Link, best friends since the first grade, are a comedic duo known for hosting the most-watched daily show on the Internet, Good Mythical Morning, their narrative series Rhett & Link’s Buddy System, the award-winning weekly podcast Ear Biscuits,…

Concert

NEEDTOBREATHE

All The Feels Tour (Acoustic)
Friday, December 8 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

NEEDTOBREATHE is a GRAMMY-nominated rock band hailing from South Carolina, comprised of brothers Bear Rinehart (vocals, guitar) and Bo Rinehart (guitar, vocals), Seth Bolt (bass, vocals), and Josh Lovelace (keys, vocals). Their new album H A R D L O…

Concert

The Blenders

2017 Holiday Soul Tour
December 8 - 10
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

The Blenders have spent over 25 years touring the U.S. with their unique style of vocal, harmony-based music. They have appeared with such acts as Jay Leno, Howie Mandel, Savage Garden, Blues Traveler, Chicago, The Righteous Brothers, Lou Rawls, Chuck…

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…

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Joe Biden’s American Promise Tour

Moderated by John Green
Saturday, December 9 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Outback Concerts

VIP Packages ($325) Include: Includes meet & greet and photo opportunity with Vice President Biden (post show) Signed copy of Vice President Joe Biden’s new book PROMISE ME, DAD Reserved premium ticket within the first 5 rows Joe Biden has…

Concert

An Acoustic Evening with Dispatch

Monday, December 11 at 8:00 pm
Presented by First Avenue & Jam Productions

Dispatch are thrilled to announce AN ACOUSTIC EVENING WITH DISPATCH – their first ever acoustic tour! The band will perform two sets of music with a break for intermission each night. The North American tour will bring the band to…

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 make its triumphant return to Minneapolis. Hailed by critics as “bigger and better than ever before,” this production boasts many exciting special effects including the…

Presented by Minnesota Dance Theatre

Groups of 10 or more call 612-373-5665. A holiday must-see for audiences throughout the region, Loyce Houlton’s Nutcracker Fantasy continues its tradition of enchanting audiences as it enters its second half century. More than 150 dancers, artists and production professionals collaborate to create…

Presented by Andersen Windows & Hennepin Theatre Trust

Energy: Made Here features the work of more than 30 Minnesota artists and their art that explores the theme “energy.” The launch event will include a walking tour of the 20 window displays in WeDo™ ― the West Downtown MPLS…

Concert

Holiday R&B Jam

Saturday, December 30 at 8:00 pm
Presented by BMN Entertainment
On Sale: Fri, Nov 10 at 11:00 am

Grammy-nominated R&B superstar Joe will be making his way to the State Theatre on Saturday December 30, 2017.  Joseph Lewis Thomas better known by his stage name, Joe, is an American singer, songwriter and record producer.  He has had numerous hits such as…

Presented by VStar Entertainment Group

X barks the spot in the new tour PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure.” It’s Pirate Day in Adventure Bay, and Mayor Goodway is getting ready for a big celebration! But first, Ryder and his team of pirate pups must…

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…

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Feherty Live

February 1 - 2, 2018
Presented by The Golf Channel
On Sale: Fri, Nov 3 at 10:00 am

The Feherty Live! event will be the 6th installment in the series, consisting of a live interview/variety show with host David Feherty, themed around the 2018 Super Bowl in Minneapolis. They will be featuring a number of A-list personalities who…

Concert

Postmodern Jukebox

Monday, February 5, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Live Nation
On Sale: Fri, Nov 10 at 10:00 am

VIP Packages Available Postmodern Jukebox Gold VIP Package ($179.50) 1 Premium Seat Location in the First 10 Rows Post Show Meet & Greet and Photo Opportunity with members of Postmodern Jukebox 1 Exclusive Postmodern Jukebox Limited Edition Tour Print 1 Commemorative VIP Laminate (Your pass to access…

Broadway 2017-2018

The Humans

February 13 - 18, 2018
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust
On Sale: Fri, Nov 17 at 10:00 am

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…

Concert

Celebrating David Bowie

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

In honor of what would have been David Bowie’s 70th birthday in early 2017, key members of his various backing bands came together to play a series of shows across the world to incredible acclaim. Many of those same musicians…

Concert

Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters

With Seth Lakeman
Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Jam Productions

Robert Plant has announced the first North American headline dates on his upcoming world tour celebrating the release of his eagerly anticipated new album Carry Fire which arrives via Nonesuch/Warner Bros. at all music retailers and streaming services on Friday,…

Concert

G3

Joe Satriani, John Petrucci (of Dream Theater), and Phil Collen (of Def Leppard)
Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Emporium Presents

Guitar superstar Joe Satrianiis pleased to announce that the 2018 incarnation of his massively popular G3 tour will kick off on January 11, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Satriani will be joined on the highly anticipated tour by fellow six-string legends…

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The Charlie Awards

Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 3:30 pm

Celebrating the exceptional contributions of the Twin Cities food and beverage industry.  Join us as we reveal the 2018 recipients of the Charlie Awards, a peer-to-peer recognition of the very best in food and drink in the Twin Cities area.

Dance

Jazba 2018: A Bollywood-Fusion Dance Competition

Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 6:00 pm
Presented by Jazba Entertainment

Jazba 2018 is the fourth-annual, Bollywood-Fusion dance competition hosted by Jazba Entertainment in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The show will feature the top Bollywood-Fusion dance teams from across the nation going head-to-head for the crown of Jazba Champion. Now in its fourth…

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…

Concert

Cry Cry Cry

Friday, March 16, 2018 at 8:00 pm
Presented by The Cedar Cultural Center
On Sale: Fri, Nov 3 at 12:00 pm

Following a wildly successful reunion performance at the 2017 Clearwater Festival, acclaimed singer-songwriters Lucy Kaplansky, Richard Shindell and Dar Williams will take their celebrated folk-pop collaboration, Cry Cry Cry, on the road this fall. The band made their debut in…

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Dan Savage – Savage Lovecast Live

Friday, March 23, 2018 at 8:00 pm
Presented by AEG Presents

Dan Savage will be making his way to the Pantages Theatre on Friday October 6, 2017. Daniel Keenan “Dan” Savage is an American author, media pundit, journalist, and activist for the LGBT community. He writes Savage Love, an internationally syndicated…

Concert

Puddles Pity Party

Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Emporium Presents

With over 74 million You Tube views, including his unforgettable mash-up of “Pinball Wizard/Folsom Prison Blues” and collaborations with Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox on contemporary hits like “Royals” and “Chandelier”, Puddles Pity Party is a must-see for his melodramatic anthems and unique comedic hijinks.  The “sad clown with…

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…

Family

Power Rangers Live!

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Power Rangers Live! will be making its way to the State Theatre on Tuesday April 3, 2018.  This will be a family show celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. VIP Ranger Pass – $149 per ticket package…

Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

“Weird Al” Yankovic burst onto the scene over three decades ago and never looked back.  For the first time in his storied career, the world’s foremost musical satirist and four-time Grammy-winner foregoes his usual high-octane, big-production show for an intimate…

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A Live Broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion

with Chris Thile
Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 4:45 pm
Presented by Minnesota Public Radio
On Sale: Tue, Dec 12 at 10:00 am

A Prairie Home Companion is a live radio variety show now hosted by mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile.  A Prairie Home Companion is known for its musical guests, especially folk and traditional musicians, and tongue-in-cheek radio drama.

Concert

Max Raabe and Palast Orchester

Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 8:00 pm

Berlin’s famed crooner Max Raabe and his 12-piece Palast Orchester present their elegant collection of meticulously recreated German and American standards of the 1920s and 30s. More Fred Astaire than Joel Grey, the burnished baritone with a “martini-dry wit” and…

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…

Concert

Disney Junior Dance Party

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 6:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust
On Sale: Fri, Nov 17 at 11:00 am

Are you ready to DANCE?!? Disney Junior Dance Party On Tour 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 The First, Puppy Dog…

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…

Comedy

Dan and Phil

Interactive Introverts Tour
Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust
On Sale: Tue, Nov 14 at 4:00 pm

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

Ian Anderson presents Jethro Tull 50th Anniversary Tour

Friday, August 31, 2018 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust
On Sale: Fri, Nov 17 at 12:00 pm

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…