Music & Theater
in Minneapolis, MN (showing 1 - 12 out of 15)

If you’re looking for a fun alternative to the same old movie theater outing – whether with friends or family – take a look at our music & theater options. This area is full of exciting things to do, including theatrical productions and musicals.

Check out our venues below and add some magic to your days. Each listing includes a more detailed description of the venue and the events they host, as well as their name, address, phone number, website, and driving directions.

Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre

2605 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55408   Directions

(612) 332-6620


Catch comedy or improv entertainment at Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre, where performances have left audiences in stitches since the 1960s. The vaudeville-style performances will have you laughing out loud. If the gut-busting comedy doesn't keep you entertained, the audience participation will!

Guthrie Theater

818 S 2nd St
Minneapolis, MN 55415   Directions

(612) 377-2224


See plays like Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Arsenic and Old Lace, The Crucible, Of Mice and Men, Macbeth, Sweeny Todd, and many others at the Guthrie Theater. Since the 1960s, the theater has been wowing audiences with a variety of performances.

Heart of the Beast Puppet & Mask Theatre

1500 E Lake St
Minneapolis, MN 55407   Directions

(612) 721-2535


Watch inspirational stories come to life with the help of puppets at the In the Heart of the Beast Puppet & Mask Theatre. The productions incorporate world traditions, with street theater to create original masterpieces and poetic works. You won't see entertainment like this anywhere else.

Minneapolis Institute of Arts

2400 3rd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55404   Directions

(612) 870-3000


Get in touch with your inner artist and browse the art collections at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. The collections include Asian arts, contemporary art, decorative arts, textiles, sculptures, paintings, photography, and more - whichever media of art you prefer, there's sure to be a masterpiece on display that will inspire you.

Minnesota Orchestra

1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403   Directions

(612) 371-5656


Fans of the symphony, get your tickets for a performance by the Minnesota Orchestra. The orchestra has been in action since 1903, meaning the company is driven by over 100 years of dedication to music. They have taken their talents from the City of Lakes, to Carnegie Hall, to Australia, Canada, Europe, the Far East, Latin America, and the Middle East. The Minnesota Orchestra presents nearly 200 programs annually, so there's no excuse for you to miss out on the talent and music of the orchestra!

Minnesota Sculpture Garden

726 Vineland Pl
Minneapolis, MN 55403   Directions

(612) 230-6400


Visit the Minnesota Sculpture Garden and check out one of Minnesota's unique icons. The Spoonbridge and Cherry sculpture has been the centerpiece of the garden since 1988 and has become a landmark for the city over the years. While strolling the garden you'll see about 40 permanent art installations, along with temporary exhibits and features.

Mixed Blood Theatre

1501 S 4th St
Minneapolis, MN 55454   Directions

(612) 338-6131


Provoke your mind by watching a unique and unpredictable performance at the Mixed Blood Theatre. Performances are part of an effort to create awareness about social issues and really make the viewer think. The theater hosts four plays annually so be sure to keep an eye on the entertainment calendar and scoop up tickets soon.

Orpheum Theatre

910 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403   Directions

(612) 373-5600


When the Orpheum Theatre opened in 1921, it was considered to be the largest vaudeville house in the country. Nowadays, the Orpheum draws in audiences by hosting Broadway performances and concerts by music's best entertainers. Take a look at the calendar and you'll see performances like My Fair Lady and The Lion King lined up, along with concerts featuring Bette Midler, Sting, Robert Plant, ZZ Top, and many others.

Pantages Theatre

710 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403   Directions

(612) 373-5600


The Pantages Theatre first served as a vaudeville host when it opened in 1916. Now, after a long history and a 12 year hiatus, the theater is back to presenting high quality entertainment to guests. Whether you're wanting to see a theater show, dance performance or a concert, Pantages is sure to have an event on the calendar perfect for you.

Southern Theater

1420 Washington Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55415   Directions

(612) 340-1725


The Southern Theater has been bringing fine theater to the area since 1910, that's over 100 years of theater, from vaudeville, to silent films, foreign language films, and stage productions - minus a couple of other career ventures and hiatuses. Presently, the Southern prides itself on being the finest theater in the area to catch productions of independent arts.

State Theatre

805 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55402   Directions

(612) 373-5600


Since opening in 1921, the State Theatre has served as a movie house, an entertainment venue, a host of vaudeville performances, and a church. The building was renovated in 1989 and now presents concerts and Broadway performances. Check out famous shows like Les Miserables and West Side Story, along with stand up comedy performances, and concerts by world renown musicians like Elvis Costello, Bryan Adams, John Fogerty, B.B. King, and Annie Lennox.

Target Center

600 1st Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55403   Directions

(612) 673-1600


See the Minnesota Timberwolves in action or catch your favorite performer take the stage at the Target Center. The 20,500 seat arena hosts NBA, WNBA, WWE, UFC and NHL events, along with concerts. Ozzy Osbourne, George Strait, Beyonce, Green Day, The Eagles, Kanye West, Van Halen, Sugarland, Cher and Rod Stewart are just a few of the big name talent that has performed at the entertainment venue. Keep an eye on the calendar, your favorite band could be performing soon.

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