Arts & Entertainment

Minneapolis is full of options for arts and entertainment. Here, you’ll find any type of theatre you can imagine, from Broadway productions to children’s theater, comedy and improv, historical and modern cinemas, art museums, and more unusual entertainment such as America’s largest interactive murder mystery dinner show.

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Guthrie Theater

The Guthrie Theater, founded in 1963, is an American center for theater performance, production, education and professional training. By presenting both classical literature and new work from diverse cultures, the Guthrie illuminates the common humanity connecting Minnesota to the peoples of the world.

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Children’s Theatre Company

Local troupe known for adapting children’s classics into stage productions for the whole family.

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Orpheum Theatre

The theater actually consists of two separate structures: a long, fingerlike lobby that extends back from a narrow facade along Hennepin Avenue, and the auditorium, which is set back and parallels Hawthorne Avenue

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Ordway Center for the Performing Arts

Contemporary venue for theater, dance & music productions, plus arts-education programs.

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Walker Art Center

The Walker Art Center is a catalyst for the creative expression of artists and the active engagement of audiences. Focusing on the visual, performing, and media arts of our time.

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Brave New Workshop Theatre

The Brave New Workshop has been crafting audacious, hilarious, and thought-provoking original comedy, improv and satire in Minneapolis since 1958 – longer than any other theatre in the U.S.

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Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

Live performance venue for musical theater, jazz & more, plus a full menu of American cooking

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Jungle Theater

150-seat performing arts venue for theatrical & musical productions as well as live concerts.

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First Avenue

Anyone who knows about music in this town will tell you that, for the last four+ decades, First Avenue has been integral to the Twin Cities’ vibrant music scene.

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Fitzgerald Theater

Oldest theatre in Saint Paul and host to many Broadway musicals, film festivals, and concerts. Also, works as home for A Prairie Home Companion

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The Mystery Café

Featuring the best in local talent, Mystery Cafe dishes out a hilarious comedy caper, in which you and your table are invited to solve the crime…all while enjoying a delicious 3-course meal. The show consists of four acts, in between which you’ll be given a course…and a clue.You may not crack the case, but you’ll certainly bust a gut.