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Guthrie Theater, 818 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415

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Wurtele Thrust Stage is part of the Guthrie Theater complex.

Guthrie Theater, 818 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415

Upcoming Highlights

  • The Music Man

    Booking until Aug 23

  • To Kill A Mockingbird

    Opens Sep 12

  • Pericles

    Opens Feb 06, 2016

  • Harvey

    Opens Apr 30, 2016

  • South Pacific

    Opens Jun 18, 2016

The Music Man

Until August 23, 2015

One of the most beloved musicals in American theater repetoire, The Music Man will be marching into a theater near you soon! When a fancy-footed conman instrument salesman into a small town, he is determined to fleece the naive community by pretending to teach the local children to play in a marching band! But as the conman is drawn deeper into his con, he falls for the local librarian, and undergoes a change of heart. Will he be able to deliver his promise?

To Kill A Mockingbird

September 12-October 9, 2015

Hot on the heels of Harper Lee's sequel novel Go Get A Watchman, comes the stage adaptation of her seminal Pulitzer Prize winning work that explores racism and justice in a small town in the Deep South. Told through the eyes of six-year-old Scout, the tomboyish daughter of lawyer Atticus Finch, a brutal crime committed in the town divides the community on racial lines. Scout and her family, especially Atticus, face suspicion and violence as he defends the accused; a black man.

Pericles

February 6-12, 2016

William Shakespeare's first adventure romance is helmed by incoming artistic director Joseph Haj, in a tale that defies convention, belief and trusts in the power of miracles. Pursued by an evil rival king, our hero Pericles is hunted from port to port in a range of exotic locales. Along the way, he falls in love and marries a beautiful girl; but during a raging storm, both she and their baby daughter are washed overboard. Consumed by grief, he is about to give up everything; until the power of miracles reunites them. For those who love their happily ever afters!

Harvey

April 30-May 6, 2016

This Pulitzer Prize winning comedy is a much loved classic and has been performed around the world to much acclaim. Written in 1944 by Mary Chase, it became immortalized on the silver screen starring James Stewart in the 1950 film of the same same .Elwood P. Dowd is an affable chap who gets on with everybody around him. What makes him very different from other people is that he claims to have an unlikely best pal called Harvey, who happens to be a six-foot tall imaginary rabbit. His family are concerned - but perhaps for their own reputation than Elwood's wellbeing.

South Pacific

June 18-August 28, 2016

I'm gonna go wash that man right outta my hair....well, that's the plan anyway for our heroine Nellie Forbush, a naive U.S. Navy nurse from Little Rock, Arkansas, when she falls in love with Emile de Becque, a French plantation owner on an unnamed South Pacific island. Rodger and Hammerstein's enduring tale of love in the face of prejudice and war that enjoyed critical and box-office success when it premiered on Broadway in 1949.

July '15

Jul 30-Aug 23, 2015

August '15

Jul 30-Aug 23, 2015

October '15
February '16

Feb 6-12, 2016

April '16

Apr 30-May 6, 2016

May '16

Apr 30-May 6, 2016

July '16

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