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Address: 805 Hennepin Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55402
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+1 612-339-7007
10:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat 12:00 - 15:00

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Beautiful historic theatre

Wow! Just wow! My wife took me to Gentleman's guide to murder and we were blessed to attend this play in this wonderful theater! Great acoustics! Beautiful historic artitecture!

Reviewed 12 May 2016
Anchorage, Alaska
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Anchorage, Alaska
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Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Wow! Just wow! My wife took me to Gentleman's guide to murder and we were blessed to attend this play in this wonderful theater! Great acoustics! Beautiful historic artitecture!

Thank ryanflaate
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Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Fantastic theater!! The architecture is absolutely stunning!! Depending on the show you're seeing I would recommend not sitting in the front row. Second or third row of the main floor would be absolutely perfect.

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Fargo, North Dakota
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

We attended an R5 concert here and the experience was great. Even though the venue is historic in nature the acoustics were very good even for a pop concert. The only thing that could be better would be the security procedures in getting people into the venue. They would be better served by having at least 2 lines of security... More 

Thank Randy H
Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
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130 reviews
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Reviewed 12 January 2016

Loved that we could walk from the Radisson Blu hotel in downtown Minneapolis. Nice play, lots of fun. You can order a drink in the lobby, and they had lots of options.

Thank M B
Rochester, Minnesota
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352 reviews
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Reviewed 11 January 2016

We really enjoy taking in plays and when they are in one of the old traditional theaters it is extra special. State Theater is one of 3 theaters operated by the Hennepin Theater Trust. We and 2500 of our "friends" saw "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" The play was excellent and very funny. Two things to consider- there... More 

Thank RonJmn
Blaine, Minnesota
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161 reviews
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

Very good musical. They started "wanding" people as you come in -- it has to do with the Paris shootings -- sad how we need to deal with others to protect us. Great people working there helpful, friendly and took care of your needs or requests. The Hennepin Theater Trust has done a great job.

Thank Steven H
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 20 December 2015

This theatre is beautiful!! Just sitting in the glory of this bit of history was as enjoyable as watching the Nutcracker! I really hope they never change anything about this glorious venue!

Thank redtail1990
Pierre, South Dakota, United States
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8 reviews
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Went to see the Impractical Jokers comedy troupe The Tenderloins. Beautiful old theater. Had front row seats but they added a little barrier in front us and made two more rows for VIP ticket holders, I guess. Had a fun show!

Thank Lee G
Piney Flats, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2015

We went to hear Jim Gaffigan, the comedian. Gorgeous theatre, nice facilities, & good show. Unfortunately, we had balcony seats - row s - and couldn't see much. Fortunately, we could hear well - not much you need to see with a stand up comedian !!

Thank wabjr705
virginia MN
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Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

This is a beautiful old theater. But just coming from seeing Ringo Starr there on Friday night, I felt I had to review it. The audience, which did consist mainly of the over 50 age crowd, was rude and pushed people unnecessarily . I found it odd people that age would be so nasty. About 99% of the crowd stood... More 

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