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The latest news on live + streaming theatre in Minneapolis / St. Paul.


Hennepin Theatre Trust Announces The 2020-2021 Spotlight Education Triple Threat Photo Hennepin Theatre Trust Announces The 2020-2021 Spotlight Education Triple Threat Broadway Experience And Technical Theater Career Pathway Award Winners
by Stephi Wild on June 16, 2021 in Minneapolis / St. Paul

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced its annual Spotlight Education awards and honors for Minnesota high school theater students possessing excellence in singing, dancing and acting, expertise in stagecraft and an overall demonstration of community leadership, teamwork and artistry.
Tickets For L.O.L. Surprise! at State Theatre to Go On Sale This Friday Photo Tickets For L.O.L. Surprise! at State Theatre to Go On Sale This Friday
by Chloe Rabinowitz on June 15, 2021 in Minneapolis / St. Paul

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced that fans of the global sensation L.O.L. Surprise! will finally be able to rock out in real life with their favorite characters when the hologram concert hits the stage at the historic State Theatre (805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021 at 6 p.m.
Third Theo Von Show Added at Pantages Theatre Photo Third Theo Von Show Added at Pantages Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz on June 15, 2021 in Minneapolis / St. Paul

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced due to popular demand, Theo Von is adding a third show at the historic Pantages Theatre on Thursday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. after the first two performances sold out. Since the initial announce of his Fall 2021 dates, Theo Von has been selling out theaters and continues to add shows to his highly anticipated comedy tour.
Hennepin Theatre Trust Announces 2020-2021 Spotlight Education Honors Photo Hennepin Theatre Trust Announces 2020-2021 Spotlight Education Honors
by Alexa Criscitiello on June 14, 2021 in Minneapolis / St. Paul

Hennepin Theatre Trust has announced the theater accomplishments of students and schools participating in the Trust's Spotlight Education program for the 2020-2021 academic year. As the Trust's premier education program, Spotlight Education supports and honors Minnesota high school students and programs focused on theater.
Jenn Colella & More Streaming This Week on BroadwayWorld Events - June 14 - 20 Photo Colella & More Streaming This Week on BroadwayWorld Events
by Team BWW on June 14, 2021 in Minneapolis / St. Paul

BroadwayWorld Events is bringing you incredible talent right into your home! This week includes Jenn Colella on The Seth Concert Series and our 54 Below On Demand offerings!
Broadway at The Ordway Announces Musicals Photo Broadway at The Ordway Announces Musicals
by Stephi Wild on June 14, 2021 in Minneapolis / St. Paul

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts today announced the re-launch of its beloved flagship series, Broadway @ the Ordway. Broadway @ the Ordway 2021-2022 includes four popular musicals: 'Fiddler on the Roof,' 'Summer: The Donna Summer Musical,' 'An Officer and a Gentleman' and 'Waitress.'
Minnesota Opera Announces 2021-22 Season Photo Minnesota Opera Announces 2021-22 Season
by Stephi Wild on June 13, 2021 in Minneapolis / St. Paul

Minnesota Opera has announced its 2021–2022 Season! The subscriptions includes two in-person operas, The Anonymous Lover and Carmen, with the option to add on two in-person concerts: Opera in the Outfield at CHS Field and Voices United, featuring the MN Opera Chorus.
VIDEOS: Watch Next on Stage Season 3 Winner Mia Cherise Hall's Journey to the To Photo Watch Next on Stage Season 3 Winner Mia Cherise Hall's Journey to the Top
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling on June 11, 2021 in Minneapolis / St. Paul

Congratulations to Mia Cherise Hall, the college winner of Next on Stage! Look back at her journey throughout the competition from week 1 to the grand finale.
VIDEOS: Watch Next on Stage Season 3 Winner Jackson Perry's Path to Victory Photo Watch Next on Stage Season 3 Winner Jackson Perry's Path to Victory
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling on June 11, 2021 in Minneapolis / St. Paul

Congratulations to Jackson Perry, the high school winner of Next on Stage season 3! Look back at his journey throughout the competition from week 1 to the grand finale.
VIDEOS: Get Ready For Matthew Morrison on THE SETH CONCERT SERIES Sunday Photo VIDEOS: Get Ready For Matthew Morrison on THE SETH CONCERT SERIES Sunday
by Team BWW on June 10, 2021 in Minneapolis / St. Paul

Matthew Morrison is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances before his show on Sunday!
VIDEO: Our Next on Stage Contestants Sing from DEAR EVAN HANSEN! Photo VIDEO: Our Next on Stage Contestants Sing from DEAR EVAN HANSEN!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling on June 10, 2021 in Minneapolis / St. Paul

Broadway's Next on Stage Season 3 returns tonight with our finale episode of season 3 in our online musical theatre singing competition sponsored by The International College of Musical Theatre. Our high school and college contestants came together to sing You Will Be Found from Dear Evan Hansen as our opening number!
Stages Theatre Announces Cast for YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Photo Stages Theatre Announces Cast for YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by Chloe Rabinowitz on June 10, 2021 in Minneapolis / St. Paul

Stages Theatre Company has announced the casts for their summer outdoor production of the hit musical YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN. The production will run July 9, 2021 thru August 8, 2021 with performances held outdoors at Hopkins' Downtown Park.
VIDEO: Broadway's Next on Stage Season 3 Winners Announced - Watch Now! Photo VIDEO: Broadway's Next on Stage Season 3 Winners Announced - Watch Now!
by Team BWW on June 10, 2021 in Minneapolis / St. Paul

Broadway's Next on Stage Season 3 returns tonight with our finale episode of season 3 in our online musical theatre singing competition sponsored by The International College of Musical Theatre.
Laura Bell Bundy Joins Our June Stage Door Masterclass Lineup Photo Laura Bell Bundy Joins Our June Stage Door Masterclasses Lineup
by Team BWW on June 09, 2021 in Minneapolis / St. Paul

BroadwayWorld is thrilled to announce that Laura Bell Bundy (Legally Blonde, Hairspray, Wicked) will join the BroadwayWorld Stage Door masterclass lineup in June!
Last Chance to Vote for Next on Stage Finale! Photo Last Chance to Vote for Next on Stage Finale!
by Team BWW on June 09, 2021 in Minneapolis / St. Paul

Don't miss your chance to vote for the Broadway's Next on Stage winners! Who do you want to win season 3? Place your vote before tonight, June 9 (11:59pm ET) for the High School and College winners.
Guthrie Theater Announces 2021–2022 Season Featuring WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS Photo Guthrie Theater Announces 2021–2022 Season Featuring WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME, A CHRISTMAS CAROL & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz on June 08, 2021 in Minneapolis / St. Paul

The Guthrie Theater today announced its 2021–2022 Season, including the national tour of What the Constitution Means to Me by famed writer Heidi Schreck; a world-premiere adaptation of A Christmas Carol by Lavina Jadhwani, featuring all-new creative design; Lorraine Hansberry’s heralded A Raisin in the Sun, and more.
Tickets For Patton Oswalt at State Theatre Go On Sale This Friday Photo Tickets For Patton Oswalt at State Theatre Go On Sale This Friday
by Alexa Criscitiello on June 07, 2021 in Minneapolis / St. Paul

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced that comedian, actor, and writer Patton Oswalt is bringing his new tour Patton Oswalt Live: Who's Ready to Laugh? to the historic State Theatre.
Broadway's Next on Stage: Dance Edition Returns for Season 2! Photo Broadway's Next on Stage: Dance Edition Returns for Season 2!
by Team BWW on June 10, 2021 in Minneapolis / St. Paul

BroadwayWorld is thrilled to announce that Broadway's Next on Stage: Dance Edition is back for Season 2 sponsored by LaDuca Shoes! Inspired by your favorite network TV dancing contests, BroadwayWorld is inviting high school and college aged students to submit videos of themselves performing to a song from the musical theatre canon to enter the competition.
Theatre Elision Returns To Live Performance With ISLANDER Photo Theatre Elision Returns To Live Performance With ISLANDER
by Stephi Wild on June 06, 2021 in Minneapolis / St. Paul

Theatre Elision is thrilled to return in July with the U.S. premiere of the new musical, Islander! Conceived by Amy Draper, with Music and Lyrics by Finn Anderson and Book by Stewart Melton. Islander was first produced in the U.K. by Helen Milne Productions.
Hennepin Theatre Trust Announces Minnesota's Nominees For The 2021 National High Photo Hennepin Theatre Trust Announces Minnesota's Nominees For The 2021 National High School Musical Theatre Awards
by Alexa Criscitiello on June 04, 2021 in Minneapolis / St. Paul

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced today that high school students Halle Audette (Totino-Grace High School, Fridley) and Zachary Sullivan (Minnetonka High School) will represent Minnesota at the National High School Musical Theatre Awards (The Jimmy Awards).
Minnesota Public Radio Music Services Celebrate Black Music Month Photo Minnesota Public Radio Music Services Celebrate Black Music Month
by Alexa Criscitiello on June 03, 2021 in Minneapolis / St. Paul

The music services of Minnesota Public Radio will recognize Black Music Month this month with special programming celebrating the contributions of Black performers and composers to the music industry.
THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Will Be Performed at Anoka Theatre This Weekend Photo THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Will Be Performed at Anoka Theatre This Weekend
by Stephi Wild on June 03, 2021 in Minneapolis / St. Paul

Anoka High School will perform The Hunchback of Notre Dame in an outdoor production this summer. The show will also be streamed live, via ShowTix4U. Performances will take place on June 3-6, 2021.
Hennepin Theatre Trust Announces CATS Will Not Appear in the 2021-2022 Broadway Photo Hennepin Theatre Trust Announces CATS Will Not Appear in the 2021-2022 Broadway Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz on June 02, 2021 in Minneapolis / St. Paul

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced today that due to the continued effects of COVID on the touring Broadway industry, the Broadway musical Cats will no longer be part of the upcoming season.  The Trust is working with the producers to secure a new date in a forthcoming season.
Tickets For Jim Jefferies at the State Theatre Go On Sale June 4 Photo Tickets For Jim Jefferies at the State Theatre Go On Sale June 4
by Stephi Wild on June 02, 2021 in Minneapolis / St. Paul

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced that popular comedian JIM JEFFERIES (“Legit,” FX, “The Jim Jefferies Show,” Comedy Central) returns to the historic State Theatre (805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) on Saturday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. as part of The Moist Tour.
Sheldon Theatre Announces 2021-22 Season Photo Sheldon Theatre Announces 2021-22 Season
by Stephi Wild on May 28, 2021 in Minneapolis / St. Paul

Learn more about all 48 upcoming events, and how to purchase tickets, or season packages, here!