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Guthrie Theater

818 S 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55415-1252
+1 612-377-2224
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Great production at the Guthrie "Native Gardens"

The Guthrie is downtown Minneapolis is easy to get to with ample public ramp parking across the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
adelZman
Always great

Saw the show Native Gardens and thoroughly enjoyed it. This was our first time in the Proscenium... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Michael W
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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THE GUTHRIE THEATER is an American center for theater performance, production, education and professional training, known for its dynamic productions of classic and contemporary plays. Open to the public year-round, this award-winning cultural destination houses three theaters, dramatic public spaces and distinctive dining. Designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel, the Guthrie is located in the historic Mill District of Downtown Minneapolis and features a 175-foot cantilever bridge which overlooks the Mississippi River. When it opened in 2006 Time magazine called the building "a 21st century dream factory." Visit the Guthrie to see a show, grab a cup of coffee and explore the building, shop at the Guthrie Store, or to simply take in the extraordinary riverfront views. Backstage tours are Friday and Saturday mornings.
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818 S 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55415-1252
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Reviewed yesterday

The Guthrie is downtown Minneapolis is easy to get to with ample public ramp parking across the street. The theater will validate (even on a night when Cold Play concert was in town). The play Native Gardens was quick paced and funny. No intermissions. Great...More

Thank adelZman
Reviewed 2 days ago

Saw the show Native Gardens and thoroughly enjoyed it. This was our first time in the Proscenium theater which is a bit smaller than the Wuertle Stage. As with the other theater, all seats are good and the quality of presentation excellent.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Open 8-8 on non-performance days you can visit the 178-foot cantilevered bridge ("Endless Bridge") that has great views of the Mississippi and "the Amber Room" lobbies on the 9th floor. There is no charge to visit these spaces on non-performance times. If you want to...More

Thank MilwaukeeCraig
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Everything here is intelligently designed: from the gift shop to the staggered showtimes that minimize crowds before shows and during intermissions. Great views of the adjacent river walk and cityscapes. And the productions are first-rate, every time! Bravo!

Thank Ray Q
Reviewed 5 days ago

Thoroughly enjoyed the latest production of Native Gardens, a very topical, funny look at the current political climate. It takes aim at all the generalizations, and stereotypes that are at odds in our country and makes one realize how jagged our assumptions can be.

Thank Katherine D
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Guthrie is a treasure for Minneapolis. It presents a variety of plays which they produce throughout the year. These are not touring companies of Broadway shows, but locally produced shows by very talented professionals. Some of the plays are original and some are classics....More

Thank aprilgirl76
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While in Minneapolis be sure to check out this state of the art theater complex. We saw Sondheim's "Sunday in the Park With George" on the innovative main stage. The production was excellent. It was very impressive that most of the cast were local with...More

Thank JohnM562
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having long wanted to visit Minneapolis and take in a show at the famed Guthrie we 4 NYC women were wondering how it could ever measure up to our Times Square and Off Broadway theatres. Short answer- it rocks! The building is visually arresting, and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the Guthrie Theater for two different shows last week. The theater is beautiful and very comfortable. The casts for Sunday In The Park With George and Native Gardens were very talented and provided a very enjoyable experience. I look forward...More

Thank C9832NXmarcuss
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently saw Sunday in the Park with George on a date night with my husband. Really fun night out. The play was great and the building is fabulous, as well!

Thank drallen2014
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Do whatever it takes to get you into this excellent venue. I suspect your first visit won't be your last and you will be able to judge for yourself whether premium pricing is warranted for "preferred" seating. Enjoy!
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Sense and Sensibility September 10 - October 29, 2016 Wurtele Thrust Stage adapted by Kate Hamill based on the novel by Jane Austen directed by Sarah Rasmussen Full of humor and emotional depth, a fresh adaptation of... More
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Having dined before many Guthrie performances at many venues, I'd recommend 5pm reservations (even at the restaurants IN the Guthrie) - it's a very pleasant venue were you to arrive early, including an outdoor balcony w... More
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