GUTHRIE THEATER - A CHRISTMAS CAROL
November 6 – December 27, 2021
A miserly and miserable man, Ebenezer Scrooge greets each Christmas with “Bah! Humbug!” until he is visited one Christmas Eve by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Yet to Come. In Charles Dickens’ beloved classic, the three spirits show Scrooge happy memories from his past, difficult realities from the present and a grim future should he continue his closed-hearted ways. This world-premiere adaptation stays faithful to the text and invites audiences to experience the wonder of the holiday season through all-new scenery, costumes, props, lighting and sound.
GUTHRIE THEATER - THE TEMPEST
February 26 – April 16, 2022
Prospera, the former Duchess of Milan, has spent many embittered years stranded on an island after being usurped by her ruthless brother, Antonio. Her only comforts are her daughter, Miranda, and her own magical powers, which Prospera uses to conjure a storm that brings several shipwreck survivors ashore, Antonio included. But when her intricate revenge plot puts Miranda’s future at risk, Prospera is caught between her desire to reclaim her rightful rule and her unwavering love for her daughter. Former Artistic Director Joe Dowling returns to the Guthrie to direct one of Shakespeare’s final and most heartfelt plays.
HISTORY THEATER - RUNESTONE! A ROCK MUSICAL
May 7-29, 2022
1898. Swedish immigrant Olaf Ohlman digs up a rock on his property near Kensington, MN with “a story on carved runes” that tells that the Vikings were the first Europeans to set foot in Minnesota. He is praised for his discovery but soon a controversy erupts, and his life is turned upside down with claims of “Fake! Fraud! Liar!” Step back in time and enjoy the ride with this whimsical rock ‘n roll musical. Rock on!!!