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TheaTer of life

Travel
Resource

Like a
Rolling
Stone

Minnesota is home to historic theaters renowned
for their architecture and ground-breaking
performances making evening entertainment a
must on any group itinerary.

T

he Fitzgerald theater, the oldest active theater in saint
Paul, has earned national recognition as the home
of garrison Keillor’s a Prairie Home Companion.
Designed in 1910, the theater hosted Vaudeville
performances until 1933, when it became a movie
theater. Minnesota Public Radio purchased it in 1981 for Prairie
Home, and today, it’s home to a number of programs, including
Wits, a new comedy show hosted by john Moe.
the guthrie theater in Minneapolis has been an entertainment
Guthrie Theater
staple in the city for 50 years, founded by sir tyrone guthrie, a theater director disenchanted with the commercialism of Broadway. the
guthrie moved to new digs in 2006, a modern facility designed by French
architect jean Nouvel, along the Mississippi. Backstage tours offer groups
a glimpse of the process that takes a show from script to stage, and upcoming performances include Pride & Prejudice, uncle Vanya, and tristan & yseult.
Established in 1989, the Commonweal theatre Company in lanesboro, brings
people from across the country to the tiny town for its theater performance. the season runs from april to December and includes five plays selected from classic, contemporary and emerging playwrights. the company is also dedicated to producing works
from Henrik Ibsen annually, a tribute to the scandinavian influence of the region.

n Great River Road | mnmississippiriver.com
n Itasca State Park | dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/itasca, (218) 699-7251
n Bemidji
| visitbemidji.com, (877) 250-5959
n Science Museum of Minnesota | smm.org, (651) 221-9444
n Fitzgerald Theater | fitzgeraldtheater.publicradio.org, (651) 290-1200
n Guthrie Theater | guthrietheater.org, (612) 377-2224
n Commonweal Theatre Company | commonwealtheatre.org, (507) 467-2905
n Bob Dylan Way | bobdylanway.com

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Iconic singersongwriter Bob
Dylan is a Duluth
native, and the city
recognizes his local
influence with a 1.8mile cultural pathway. Bob Dylan Way
extends from Michigan Street at 5th
Avenue West to 15th
Avenue East and
London Road, and is
marked by 30 street
signs. Sites include
the Historic Duluth
Armory, where he
first heard Buddy
Holly play, Leif Erickson Park and Dylan’s
childhood home
on N. 3rd Avenue.
Fitger’s Brewery
Complex hosts the
annual Bob Dylan
Way Birthday
Celebration and the
Duluth Dylan Fest.

the show
Must Go on

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At the Fifty
The Thrill Is On
Leder(hosen) of the Pack
The Masters of Disaster
Sea for Yourself
Reaching Out
All About Safety
In Their Honor
A New Sheriff in Town
The Beach is Back
Multi-Use Makeover
All in the Family
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