MINNEAPOLIS (Feb. 3, 2022) — Hennepin Theatre Trust announced that James Bonsall (season 17), Rick Leach (season 18), Connor Brennan (season 17), Ivan Hall (season 16), Justin Glaze (season 17), Andrew Spencer (season 17) and Rodney Mathews (season 18) from ABC’s “The Bachelorette” join the nationwide tour of The Bachelor Live On Stage which is coming to the historic State Theatre (805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.
Join these men on a wildly fun, flirtatious, and interactive evening where local contestants vie for the final rose. Bachelorette Becca Kufrin, who was most recently seen on season seven of Bachelor in Paradise, hosts the ultimate Bachelor Nation fan experience. In an upcoming announcement, fans will learn which of the men will be the featured Bachelor at each of the 41 tour stops. The tour is sponsored by Kendra Scott and launches March 16, 2022.
Tickets are on sale now to the general public at HennepinTheatreTrust.org.
|Tuesday||Mar. 22||7:30 p.m.||State Theatre||$63.50, $73.50, $204|
All pricing includes a Building and Restoration Fee of $4.
The Bachelor Live On Stage allows fans to experience an insider’s perspective of a thrilling night at the mansion. In an exciting twist, local women are hand-picked from the audience to participate in the journey unfolding on stage. “Group Date” challenges will happen live giving The Bachelor a chance to get to know the women. For the first time ever, audiences will ask questions, make suggestions, cheer on the stage participants, and ultimately help decide who receives the show’s iconic final rose.
“These seven incredible guys will get to experience the excitement that each limo entrance, date and rose ceremony brings. They’ll be my right-hand man in providing the audience with a night they won’t forget – full of fun, flirting, and true immersion into a season of the Bachelor/Bachelorette,” said Kufrin. “It’s a chance for Bachelor Nation to get up close and personal with the beloved show for an interactive evening of laughter & games.”
The tour is the latest extension of the hit franchise, which already includes The Bachelor, The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise, all produced by Warner Bros. Unscripted Television. The Bachelor television series is currently in its 20th year on ABC and airs in over 100 countries around the world. The Bachelor Live On Stage Official Tour guarantees a wild night of fun, shocking surprises and a front-row seat to the journey fans have been watching on television for years. There’s only one question – are you here for the right reasons?
The Bachelor Live On Stage is a production of MagicSpace Entertainment in association with Warner Bros. Unscripted Television and Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment. Creative team Mark “Swany” Swanhart and Guy Phillips are producing in partnership with MagicSpace. Their broad experience across television, film and live entertainment includes bringing television hits Dancing with the Stars and America’s Got Talent to the live stage. The Bachelor franchise series are a production of Next Entertainment and Warner Bros. Unscripted Television in association with Warner Horizon.
The Bachelor Live On Stage will follow all local and state health department guidelines for COVID-19 to ensure a healthy and safe environment for everyone.
Warner Bros. Unscripted Television is the leading unscripted studio in America, currently producing over 60 series and documentaries, totaling nearly 2,500 hours of programming annually across broadcast, cable, streaming, digital, first-run syndication and podcasts. Led by studio president Mike Darnell, the division is comprised of Warner Horizon, Shed Media and Telepictures and produces leading and award-winning series and franchises such as “The Bachelor,” “The Bachelorette,” “The Voice,” “Who Do You Think You Are,” “Friends: The Reunion,” “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” “Extra” and “The Real,” as well as “Family Game Fight,” “Home Sweet Home,” “The Real Housewives of New York City” and “The Bradshaw Bunch,” among others. Upcoming projects include “The Wheel,” “Paris in Love,” “True Story with Ed Helms and Randall Park,” “Finding Magic Mike” and the first television projects based on the world of Harry Potter to celebrate the franchise’s 20th anniversary.
Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment (WBTE), part of WarnerMedia Global Brands and Experiences, is a worldwide leader in the creation, development and licensing of location-based entertainment, live events, exhibits and theme park experiences based on WarnerMedia’s iconic characters, stories, and brands. WBTE is home to the groundbreaking global locations of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, WB Movie World Australia, and countless other experiences inspired by DC, Looney Tunes, Scooby, Game of Thrones, Friends and more. With best-in-class partners, WBTE allows fans around the world to physically immerse themselves inside their favorite brands and franchises.
The Bachelor Live On Stage is produced by MagicSpace Entertainment, a boutique producing and presenting firm focused on first-class properties and productions. Based in Park City, UT, the company has produced and presented national tours, Broadway shows, concerts, museum exhibits and sporting events worldwide for over 40 years with a powerhouse producing team focused on providing creative, marketing and general management expertise. www.MagicSpace.net
Kendra Scott is a leading fashion accessories brand inspired by the personal experiences, travel and sense of community of its CEO and designer, Kendra Scott. With over 2,000 employees, Kendra Scott has 100 standalone stores across the US and is sold in premiere retailers including Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s and 600 specialty boutiques worldwide and boasts a thriving web business. Kendra Scott is known for its kaleidoscope of beautiful accessories as well as the innovative and customizable Color BarTM experience. As the brand continues to grow, the company remains true to its founding philosophy of “Family, Fashion, Philanthropy” and since 2010, the company has given back well over $30 million to local, national and international causes.
THE BACHELOR and all related characters and elements © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s22)
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 HennepinTheatreTrust.org.
Vaccine policy and safety protocols in our theatres
Vaccine-eligible guests aged 12 and over attending any performance at the historic Orpheum, State and Pantages theatres will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Children 11 and younger will not need to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test. Additionally, all guests are required to wear a face mask securely covering their mouths and noses in the venue (except while actively eating or drinking in designated areas). Individuals 12 or older who require an accommodation for the vaccine requirement due to a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief that prevents vaccination may present proof of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours in advance of the event or a negative antigen test taken within 24 hours in advance of the event.