Theater

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The Twin Cities is home to a vital and varied theater scene that rivals any in the world. The Guthrie Theater is the flagship on the banks of the Mississippi in Minneapolis, but all kinds of theatrical performances—from touring productions fresh off Broadway to musicals, classics, new works, experimental art, dance and shows for young people—are available to the local theatergoer on any given night.

Children's Theatre Company

Fitzgerald Theater

Guthrie Theater

History Theatre

Jungle Theater

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company

Mixed Blood Theatre

Old Log Theatre

Open Eye Figure Theatre

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts

Park Square Theatre

Penumbra Theatre

Pillsbury House Theatre

Plymouth Playhouse

Children's Theatre Company

Generations of young people have seen sparkling dreams come alive on CTC stages with some of the highest-level children’s theater in America.

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Fitzgerald Theater

The oldest active theater in St. Paul, the Fitzgerald opened in 1910 as the Sam S. Shubert Theater and was a movie house in the 1930s.

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Guthrie Theater

Founded in 1963 by British theater legend Tyrone Guthrie, the theater that bears his name has occupied a three-stage architectural gem on the Mississippi River since 2006.

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History Theatre

No other theater delves into the rich past (and sometimes present) of Minnesota with such variety, intelligence and respect for the region’s heritage.

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Jungle Theater

In the heart of Minneapolis’ Lyn-Lake district is the Jungle, an opulent small theater that offers up classics and new works with signature energy, invention and visual flair.

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Mixed Blood Theatre

Located in a converted firehouse in Minneapolis’ Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, Mixed Blood’s mission is dedicated to the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., which it pursues by staging mostly contemporary plays with as much spirit and edge as you’ll find anywhere in the nation.

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Old Log Theatre

Operating in bucolic Excelsior since the 1940s, Old Log has long been known as a dinner theater specializing in comedies and musicals, as well as favorites for children.

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Open Eye Figure Theatre

In a small theater space south of downtown Minneapolis, Open Eye stages original works combining music, movement, puppetry and live action that touch on Old World mythology and a universal sense of restlessness.

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Ordway Center for the Performing Arts

The Ordway’s glass façade is a landmark of central St. Paul, and its mix of local and touring productions delights throughout the year with a diverse range of crowd-pleasers.

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Park Square Theatre

Nestled in the pedestrian-only Seventh Place in downtown St. Paul, Park Square enjoys a dedicated audience for its productions of both classics and contemporary works, done with style and the best of the Twin Cities theater-artist community.

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Penumbra Theatre

The nation’s preeminent African American theater company stands in a quiet St. Paul neighborhood, where its intimate stage has been home to some of the most varied, piercing art in the country.

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Pillsbury House Theatre

You’ll find yourself sitting close enough to the action to see every facial expression and movement of the talented actors in front of you, an experience more than worth the price of admission.

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Plymouth Playhouse

Despite its intimate nature, this theater has become a hub for Midwestern musical comedy.

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