Publish date:

'Frozen' tops hit-laden lineup for 'Broadway on Hennepin' season

There are some hugely popular productions head to the Twin Cities.
Author:

The Hennepin Theatre Trust has revealed the lineup for its 2019-20 "Broadway on Hennepin" season and there are some huge hits on there.

Chief among them is the stage version of Disney smash "Frozen," which lands at the Orpheum Theatre for a two-and-a-half week run between May 13-31, 2020.

Arguably even bigger news is that the runaway success that was "Hamilton" is returning for another run in Minneapolis, albeit not until the 2020-21 Broadway season.

This 19-20 season features eight new shows and three that are returning "by popular demand."

The news shows include "Mean Girls," the hit musical based on Tina Fey's successful comedy movie, which will play for two weeks from Oct. 1-13 this year, and a debut run for "Anastasia" between Mar. 24–Apr. 5, 2020.

Returning to Minneapolis will be "The Phantom of the Opera," "Rent" – which is embarking on its 20th Anniversary Tour, and "Blue Man Group."

Here's the full list (all shows at the Orpheum unless stated).

Rent: Aug. 14-18, 2019.

Mean Girls: Oct. 1-13, 2019.

The Phantom of the Opera: Nov. 20-Dec. 1, 2019.

The Band's Visit: Dec. 17-22, 2019.

Jesus Christ Superstar: Jan. 21-26, 2020.

Blue Man Group: Feb. 4-9, 2020, State Theater.

My Fair Lady: Mar. 3-8, 2020.

Anastasia: Mar. 24-Apr. 5, 2020.

Frozen: May 13-31, 2020.

Summer: The Donna Summer Musical: July 14-19, 2020.

Come From Away: Aug. 11-16, 2020.

The Hennepin Theatre Trust is selling an eight-show season subscription package starting at $345, which includes Frozen, Mean Girls, Anastasia, The Band’s Visit, Come From Away, Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady, Jesus Christ Superstar and Summer: The Donna Summer Musical. 

You are then able to add tickets to the other three shows to the package.

Season ticket holders have until Friday, Mar. 1 to renew their packages for the new season, while new season subscriptions go on sale in mid-March.

Tickets for individual shows will go on sale at a later date.

Next Up

Screen Shot 2021-10-25 at 8.51.02 AM

Community rallies around Minnetonka HS dancer battling brain tumor

A fundraiser raised more than $44,000 of its $60,000 goal in the first two days.

twin city gardens

In rare move, MDH takes control of Minneapolis nursing home

The temporary receivership is to ensure resident safety.

Sen Mark Koran crop

Lawmaker deletes post encouraging donations to family charged in Capitol riot

Sen. Mark Koran, in his Facebook post, described them as "a good family!"

Screen Shot 2021-05-27 at 11.04.26 AM

Mother charged with beating daughter to death ruled incompetent

The case against the Woodbury woman will be put "indeterminately suspended."

msp airport

Employers at MSP Airport seeking to hire 700-plus workers

Employers include restaurants, retail, hotel, airlines and security.

Screen Shot 2021-10-23 at 9.38.43 PM

Driver who died in Hwy. 100 embankment rollover is identified

The 30-year-old was killed in the Saturday evening crash.

best buy

Best Buy launches another pre-Black Friday sale, the Early Deals Event

This latest round of discounts is available through Oct. 31.

dave chappelle

Dave Chappelle to perform at Target Center in Minneapolis

The comedian is screen his new documentary at part of the 10-city tour.

Screen Shot 2021-10-25 at 7.06.08 AM

U.S. soccer hero Megan Rapinoe signs her mural at St. Paul bar

Rapinoe paid a visit to The Black Hart ahead of a match at Allianz Field Tuesday.

Related

Hamilton

'Hamilton' and 'Frozen' among Broadway on Hennepin postponements

Shows are being rescheduled or canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

'Hamilton' to return as Broadway on Hennepin plans revealed

'Moulin Rouge' and 'Oklahoma!' are among the other shows announced.

Zenon dance troupe

Zenon Dance Company to close after 2019 season

The dance company has experienced major cuts in the past two years.

Construction

MnDOT reveals road construction projects for 2020 season

There is some major work planned on Twin Cities roads.

Screen Shot 2019-03-16 at 9.16.24 AM

Tributes to former Minneapolis stand-up, who has died at 31

Raghav Mehta was a regular on the Twin Cities scene.

Screen Shot 2020-04-28 at 9.07.41 PM

Ordway announces shows for its 2020-21 Broadway Season

It will kick off with Beauty and the Beast on December 1.

Twin Cities improv troupe gets praise in national magazine

HUGE Theater has been entertaining audiences since 2005.