Ghost Files Live! comes to Minneapolis at the State Theatre on Wednesday, Oct. 4

June 1, 2023


MINNEAPOLIS (June 1, 2023) — Hennepin Theatre Trust has announced that Ghost Files Live! will haunt the historic State Theatre (805 Hennepin Ave.) on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023 at 8 p.m. Experience the excitement of ghost hunting with the ghoul boys as they present a special screening of a never-before-seen episode of “Ghost Files,” followed by an exclusive Q an A session with the hosts themselves —Ryan Bergara and Shane Madej. Prepare to have your burning questions answered as the hosts take the stage to share behind-the-scenes stories, discuss their most memorable investigations, and maybe even talk to a ghost or two.

Tickets go on sale Friday, June 1 at 10 a.m. to the general public at the State Theatre Box Office (805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) and online at

Wednesday Oct. 4 8 p.m. State Theatre $40 to 70

Ryan Bergara and Shane Madej are the hosts of “Ghost Files,” Watcher Entertainment’s hit paranormal investigation show where they attempt to recreate the internet’s best paranormal evidence in the world’s most haunted locations in a quest to prove the paranormal to be real once and for all. Along with CEO Steven Lim, Ryan and Shane launched Watcher Entertainment in January of 2020, a digital media studio that creates and develops premium unscripted content and brands that seek to bring joy, inspire curiosity and authentically connect with a global audience.

Bergara is the creator and host of “Ghost Files, Are You Scared?,” and “Top 5 Beatdown.” He also co-hosts “Too Many Spirits” and appears in “Puppet History with Shane.” Formerly an Executive Producer at BuzzFeed, Bergara was the creator and host of the BuzzFeed Unsolved franchise which has amassed over 1.4 billion views and 20 billion minutes watched.

Madej is the CCO of Watcher Entertainment, and the creator and host of “Puppet History.” He also co-hosts “Ghost Files, Are You Scared?,” “Too Many Spirits” and “Top 5 Beatdown,” with Bergara. Formerly an Executive Producer at BuzzFeed, he co-hosted “BuzzFeed Unsolved” with Bergara.

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.