Theaters in the Minneapolis Area

Posted by Kris Lindahl on Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 at 10:15am.

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Minneapolis has seen a good deal of growth in its cultural offerings over the past few years. If you’re an art lover and love a great theater production, you’re in luck as Minneapolis has received donations of $500 million dollars to increase the art scene in the city.

In fact, Minneapolis has the second-most theater seats per capita in the country making it the perfect place to check out a production. The Guthrie Theater is one of the obvious choices for theater as well as the annual theater-based festival, Minnesota Fringe Festival. Here is a look at theater found near Minneapolis.

Guthrie Theater – 818 South Second Street, Minneapolis

The Guthrie Theater has been growing in popularity the last three decades. It’s one of the most respected theaters in the country.

Hennepin Theatre Trust – 615 Hennepin Avenue, Suite 140, Minneapolis 

The Hennepin Theatre Trust is an independent, non-profit organization in the city. They work to develop the cultural, arts-inspired community. They offer live performances, educational experiences and work to advance a thriving Hennepin Avenue in downtown Minneapolis.

Minnesota Fringe Festival – 79 13th Avenue NE, Suite 112, Minneapolis

The Minnesota Fringe Festival is the annual 11-day performance festival throughout Minneapolis and St. Paul. It takes place in August and features theater, performance art, spoken word, dance, puppetry and visual arts.

Children’s Theatre Company – 2400 Third Avenue South, Minneapolis

The Children’s Theatre Company is encouraging theater in the city by having kids get started while they are still young. The Children’s Theater Company is actually a Tony Award-winning company that has created extraordinary theater experiences for young people to educate, challenge and inspire the kids of the community.

Jungle Theater – 2951 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis

The Jungle Theater is a great place to spend an evening enjoying plays in a beautiful setting. It’s now in its 15th season offering powerful and transforming plays.

These are just a few of the many theater opportunities in the city making Minneapolis a huge cultural and arts’ loving community.

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