The Hennepin Theater District was the second largest vaudeville circuit in the country during the first half of the 20th century. These performers played our many theaters during the vaudeville era. This exhibition of historic photos celebrates the 100-year anniversary of the Hennepin Theatre District and the actors, dancers, singers, acrobats, magicians and comedians who contributed to this exciting era of Hennepin Avenue’s history.

Explore the stories of the artists below to learn more about their lives and their impact on the entertainment industry.

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Vaudeville Artists