Upcoming Events

Broadway 2016-2017

Wicked

Now through May 14

Return to the land of Oz as Wicked plays a five-week run April 12 – May 14, 2017 at the Orpheum Theatre. Hailed by The New York Times as “the defining musical of the decade,” this cultural phenomenon has sold out…

Lecture

Tell Me Something I Don’t Know

Now through April 27
Presented by AEG Presents

Tell Me Something I Don’t Know is a live game show and podcast hosted by Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books and host of Freakonomics Radio. It has the same kind of factual, inquisitive journalism that has been a hallmark of Dubner’s…

Concert

Zakir Hussain and Rahul Sharma

Friday, April 28 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

One of the world’s greatest percussionists, the wizardly Indian tabla player and composer Zakir Hussain is a virtuoso improviser who is at home in the realms of ancient North Indian music and also explores new veins of expression with major…

Comedy

MinnRoast 2017

Songs, Skits & Politics
Friday, April 28 at 8:00 pm
Presented by MinnPost

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

Presented by Live Nation

For over twenty years, Marc Maron has been writing and performing raw, honest and thought-­provoking comedy for print, stage, radio, online and television. A legend in the stand-­up community, Maron has appeared on many television talk shows, including David Letterman,…

Made Here

Future: Made Here Launch

Thursday, May 4 at 5:00 pm
Presented by Andersen Windows & Hennepin Theatre Trust

Join us at the AC Hotel for a free, public celebration of the Future: Made Here launch! The launch event will feature DJ Mad Mardigan, street performers, buskers, and sidewalk activations between 5th and 10th streets along Hennepin Avenue. Hennepin Theatre…

Concert

Jesse Cook

Wednesday, May 10 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Emporium Presents

Canadian guitarist, producer and nuevo flamenco star Jesse Cook turns his lighting quick fingers to flamenco, rumba, jazz plus various other forms of world music into his work. A Juno Award winner, he has also received accolades from Acoustic Guitar magazine,…

Dance

BYU Living Legends Presents Seasons

Thursday, May 11 at 7:00 pm
Presented by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

The Brigham Young University Living Legends International Dance Group captures the essence of ancient and modern culture in a panorama of Latin American, Native American, and Polynesian song and dance. Traditions come to life as talented descendants of these cultures blend…

Concert

Well-Strung

With Special Guest Thorgy Thor
Friday, May 12 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Murray and Peter Present

Murray & Peter proudly present the concert event of the season featuring the internationally acclaimed singing string quartet WELL-STRUNG with special guest THORGY THOR from RuPaul’s Drag Race (Logo TV) on the violin.  The New York Times calls Well-Strung; “A…

Comedy

Mother’s Day Comedy Jam

Starring Earthquake with Tommy Davidson
Saturday, May 13 at 8:00 pm
Presented by TaLuk Presents

This show contains mature language and content. Washington D.C.’s own Earthquake has a knack for gut instinct. It’s how he came to have thousands of adoring fans and has graced every media opportunity afforded a stand- up comedian in this…

Theatre Tours

Historic Theatre Tour

Saturday, May 13 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

David Gray

Solo Acoustic
Monday, May 15 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Jam Productions

Multi-platinum selling artist David Gray announces an exclusive run of solo select concerts across the United States set to kick off in Minneapolis, MN at the intimate Pantages Theatre on May 15th. Reserved seat tickets ($75) go on sale this…

Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Multi-award winning comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short are set to reunite on stage in STEVE MARTIN AND MARTIN SHORT: AN EVENING YOU WILL FORGET FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE WITH THE STEEP CANYON RANGERS. The evening includes stand-up,…

Presented by Jason Michael Paul Entertainment, Inc.

Fall in Love. Again. The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses is returning to Minneapolis for the first time in five years, bringing an updated orchestral adventure to the historic Orpheum Theatre on May 20, 2017. The show will…

Comedy

Sebastian Maniscalco

Sunday, May 21 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Saying what we’re all thinking has always been Sebastian Maniscalco’s specialty. Except when he says it, it’s a whole lot funnier, and that has fans across North America showing up in droves for his shows and millions tuning in for his…

Concert

ABBA The Concert – A Tribute to ABBA

Sunday, May 21 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

ABBA The Concert – A Tribute to ABBA continues to be the top ABBA tribute group in the world, dazzling all who see with their fantastic performance while playing the most iconic hits from ABBA, including “Mamma Mia,” “S.O.S,” “Money,…

Concert

Gov’t Mule

Come What May Tour 2017
Thursday, May 25 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Sue McLean & Associates

Over the past two decades, Gov’t Mule has showcased its virtuosity, intelligence and breadth with 10 studio and 11 live albums, millions of album and track sales and thousands of performances. The flexible interplay in the studio and on stage amongst…

Dance

Julianne & Derek Hough

Move – Beyond – Live on Tour
Sunday, May 28 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Julianne & Derek Hough are promising fans their biggest and best show yet, with brand-new stage production inspired by the elements – earth, wind, fire, and water – which the duo have infused into fresh, high impact choreography that only they…

Theatre Tours

Historic Theatre Tour

Monday, May 29 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…

Concert

Diana Krall

Friday, June 2 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Multiple Grammy® Award-winning jazz pianist and world-renowned singer Diana Krall will kick off her 2017-18 World Tour in Minneapolis. Her highly anticipated new album, “Turn Up The Quiet,” will be released May 5th on Verve Records. Krall’s new album celebrates…

Concert

Daniel O’Donnell: Back Home Again Tour

Sunday, June 4 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Known for his close relationship with his fan base and his charismatic and engaging stage presence, Daniel O’Donnell’s music has been described as a mix of country and Irish folk and has sold over ten million records to date.  Affectionately…

Broadway 2016-2017

RENT 20th Anniversary Tour

June 6 - 11
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Jonathan Larson’s RENT 20th Anniversary Tour makes its way back to the Orpheum Theatre starting June 6-11, 2017 in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. This Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences…

Concert

Spotlight Showcase

June 12 - 13
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…

Concert

Celtic Woman

Tuesday, June 13 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Multi-platinum international music sensation and 2017 Grammy® Nominee Celtic Woman, returns with their all-new tour, Voices of Angels. The tour showcases the angelic voices of Susan McFadden, Mairéad Carlin, Éabha McMahon and introduces the breathtaking new Celtic violinist Tara McNeill, accompanied…

Concert

Seu Jorge

The Life Aquatic: A Tribute to David Bowie
Saturday, June 17 at 7:00 pm
Presented by The Cedar Cultural Center

In commemoration of David Bowie’s recent passing, Seu Jorge performs a special tribute to him while recreating the set to the film A Life Aquatic on stage alongside screens crafted as boat sails that will be displaying images from the…

Comedy

Demetri Martin

Let’s Get Awkward Tour
Saturday, June 17 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Demetri Martin started doing stand-up comedy in New York City. Then he worked as a staff writer at Late Night with Conan O’Brien. After that he became a regular performer on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. In 2003, Demetri…

Concert

King Crimson

Monday, June 26 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Emporium Presents

“When music appears which only King Crimson can play then, sooner or later,King Crimson appears to play the music.” -Robert Fripp. King Crimson is an English rock band formed in London. Born on 13th. January 1969 in the basement of the Fulham Palace…

Theatre Tours

Historic Theatre Tour

Monday, June 26 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…

Concert

The Moody Blues

Days of Future Passed 50th Anniversary Tour
Tuesday, June 27 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

“The Moody Blues are still the Sistine Chapel of popular music.” – Rolling Stone The Moody Blues hit the road this summer to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their breakthrough album “Days of Future Passed.” The first set of this…

Broadway 2016-2017

Motown the Musical

July 11 - 16
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust
On Sale: Fri, Apr 28 at 11:00 am

Tickets are available now to Subscribers, Groups and Donors. In addition to supporting the non-profit mission of the Trust, Donors receive pre-sale ticket access, complimentary exchanges and more — all starting with a monthly gift of $21. Buy a Half-Season Package …

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…

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,…

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…

Concert

An Evening with The Mavericks

Friday, September 29 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust
On Sale: Fri, Apr 28 at 12:00 pm

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

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…

Comedy

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

Wednesday, October 18 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Rocklands Entertainment
On Sale: Fri, Apr 21 at 10:00 am

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…

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

Wednesday, November 1 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation
On Sale: Fri, Apr 28 at 10:00 am

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”…

Comedy

Trevor Noah

Friday, November 17 at 7:30 pm
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
On Sale: Fri, Apr 28 at 10:00 am

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…

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…

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…