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Guthrie Theater

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Address: 818 S 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55415
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THE GUTHRIE THEATER is an American center for theater performance,...

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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Wonderful venue

Attended a Christmas play and dinner, was wonderful! Only been here once. Easy to find, parking close by. The only thing that bugged me is they kept calling after my one ticket... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Attended a Christmas play and dinner, was wonderful! Only been here once. Easy to find, parking close by. The only thing that bugged me is they kept calling after my one ticket purchase to ask for donations. I never answered, they never left a message and finally quit calling. I would definitely go back, and recommend for all ages.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Neither my partner nor myself had been in the new Guthrie space. We were VERY impressed. It's intimate, without feeling claustrophobic. In looking around at the other seats, it seems there is not a "bad" seat in the house. The stage setting and set changes were both beautiful, and seamless. It was a wonderful production, and I look forward to... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Guthrie is a true gem in a city known for great theatre. One of the longest operating repertory theatres in the country, the Guthrie has three stages in one great downtown location. As a long time season ticket holder I can attest to the top rate productions. Shakespeare to world premieres, the Guthrie does it all.

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Hello and thank you for reviewing the Guthrie Theater! We're so glad you enjoy attending our productions and we thank you for your continued support of our work. Have a great day! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Amazing views of the river and downtown Minneapolis, great food, service and the shows are well done.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We are so lucky to have this world-class theater in our city. You always know what you'll get at a Guthrie performance. The space is beautiful, the dining options are good, the customer service is first-rate. Our resident director is wonderful, as the past two or three have also been, and we attract great acting, directing, and technical talent from... More 

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Hello and thank you very much for your review of the Guthrie Theater. We are absolutely thrilled that you enjoy attending the productions and we truly hope to see you again soon! More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great venue, wonderful plays and productions. Each of the two stages provides great views and excellent seating. Have not seen a poor priction at the Guthrie. Current takes on everything from Shakespeare, to modern, to musicals!

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Hello and thank you for reviewing the Guthrie Theater! We're thrilled you enjoy coming to our productions and we hope to see you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have lived in many cities over the years and Minneapolis has so much that other cities lack. And one of those things is a theater for live, innovative and classic performances such as the Guthrie. Aside from being an architecturally fascinating building, what is most important is what goes on inside -- from Shakespeare to world premieres of challenging... More 

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Hi Jeffrey and thank you for reviewing the Guthrie Theater! We're thrilled you enjoy spending time here and hope to see you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This wonderful modern structure was a place of entertainment and fun. I felt exhilarated by the theatrical presentation, welcomed by the friendly staff and spell bound by this wonderful theater. Refreshing .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently saw The Lion in Winter and were impressed as always. The acting was terrific in this character driven presentation of this classic. As is always the case the staging here was wonderful as well. And what can you say about the theater itself? It is a terrific venue with great sight lines and and wonderful acoustics. Always a... More 

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Hello Michael and thank you for reviewing the Guthrie Theater! We are so glad you enjoy coming to the theater and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Minneapolis, MN.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So I've been here a few times for plays and what not. The real beauty of the Guthrie, the real intrigue is with the space itself, it's drop dead beautiful inside and every single view outside is perfection. you don't need to go for a performance but you do need to go to walk through this modern beauty.

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