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From “Saturday Night Live,” Please Don’t Destroy announce their first live tour and are coming to the Pantages Theatre on Saturday, July 15

May 16, 2023


MINNEAPOLIS (May 16, 2023) — Hennepin Theatre Trust has announced today that “Saturday Night Live’s” comedy trio Please Don’t Destroy have announce their first ever live sketch comedy tour, include a show at the historic Pantages Theatre (710 Hennepin Ave.) on Saturday, July 15, 2023 at 7 p.m.

Tickets go on sale Friday, May 19 at 10 a.m. to the general public at the State Theatre Box Office (805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) and online at

Saturday July 15 7 p.m. Pantages Theatre

Presales begin Wed., May 17 at 10 a.m.

Please Don’t Destroy is made up of Ben Marshall, John Higgins and Martin Herlihy. They are currently writing and making videos for Saturday Night Live – favorites include “Three Sad Virgins” featuring Taylor Swift and Pete Davidson, “Good Variant,” “Hard Seltzer,” “The Stakeout,” “Hangxiety” and more. They’ve been beloved repeat guests at NBC’s annual Miley Cyrus’s New Year’s Eve Party. Even before their viral videos online, the guys performed live sketch together all over NYC – since then they’ve headlined at the Netflix is a Joke Festival, the New York Comedy Festival, were featured at The Life is Beautiful Festival in Las Vegas, and consistently sell out colleges and marquee shows across the country. Ben, John, and Martin wrote and will star in their first movie, produced by Judd Apatow, coming out on November 17 on Peacock.

Stay connected with Please Don’t Destroy at:
Instagram: @pleasedontdestroy
YouTube: @pleasedontdestroy

Hennepin Theatre Trust drives cultural and economic vitality in Minnesota through leadership of the dynamic Hennepin Theatre District in downtown Minneapolis and educational programming that reaches every area of the state. Its historic theatres — Orpheum, State and Pantages — and event center at 900 Hennepin Avenue light up Hennepin Avenue with top-tier entertainment, including the best of Broadway and a wide variety of arts programming. Hennepin Theatre Trust is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Learn more at

This activity is made possible by voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.