Free Performances

Because theater is richer when EVERYONE is in the audience.

Schedules & Directions for Free Community Performances

Reservations are REQUIRED for community performances in the Twin Cities. Thank you for supporting Ten Thousand Things' mission with your $5 reservation fee for our free community performances. This fee helps reduce no-shows and late cancellations, which greatly impact the experience and reach of our performances. 

Please note there is a maximum of two seats and one community show. 

Make your reservations here!

Fri, Feb 21, 7 pm, with Project Success at Patrick Henry High School
4320 N Newton Ave, Minneapolis
Directions from the Twin Cities:  
From I-94 take the N Dowling Ave exit. Turn left onto N. Dowling Ave/ N 38th and proceed for just under 2 miles. Then turn right onto Penn Ave and follow for .5 mile to 44th Ave. Take a right onto 44th Ave. Go two blocks to N. Newton Ave. The school will be on your right. The performance will take place in the gym. Park in the lot. This performance is ADA accessible with limited Handicapped accessible parking.

Sat, Feb 22, 4 pm, with Project Success at Patrick Henry High School
4320 N Newton Ave, Minneapolis
Directions from the Twin Cities
From I-94 take the N Dowling Ave exit. Turn left onto N. Dowling Ave/ N 38th and proceed for just under 2 miles. Then turn right onto Penn Ave and follow for .5 mile to 44th Ave. Take a right onto 44th Ave. Go two blocks to N. Newton Ave. The school will be on your right. The performance will take place in the gym. Park in the lot. This performance is ADA accessible with limited Handicapped accessible parking.

Mon, Feb 24, 6:30 pm, Episcopal Homes - Kings Crossing
500 Dale St N, St Paul
Directions from the Twin Cities:  
Take 94 East to the Dale St exit. Take a left onto Dale St. Kings Crossing is located within Frogtown Square. It is the building complex on your right at the corner of University Ave and Dale St. There is plenty of parking in the lot. Enter through the main doors, and there will be signs guiding you to the performance space. This performance is ADA accessible.

Thu, Feb 27, 7 pm, St Peter High School
2121 Broadway Ave, St Peter
Directions from the Twin Cities:  
Take 35W South to I-494 W/MN-5 W to exit #10A toward US-169 S. Follow US-169 S for 53 miles. As you come into St. Peter, take a right on Broadway Ave and follow for 1.5 miles. The school will be on your right. Park in the lot. The performance will take place on the stage of the Performing Arts Center. There is limited Handicapped parking available and a drop off area near the entrance. This performance is ADA accessible.
Directions from St Peter:  From Minnesota Ave, head northwest on Broadway Ave and follow for 1.5 miles. The school will be on your right. Park in the lot. The performance will take place on the stage of the Performing Arts Center. There is limited Handicapped parking available and a drop off area near the entrance. This performance is ADA accessible.

Fri, Feb 28, 12:15 pm, Interact Center for Visual and Performing Arts
ASL-Interpreted
1860 W Minnehaha Ave, St Paul
Directions from the Twin Cities:
 Take 94 West to exit #237 toward Vandalia St/Cretin Ave. At the top of the exit, turn left onto Cretin Ave N and follow to University Ave W. Go right onto University Ave and follow to Prior Ave N. Then turn left. Next take your first right onto W Minnehaha Ave, and the center will be on your right. There are signs directing you to the correct driveway. This performance is ADA accessible and limited handicapped parking is available.

Sat, Feb 29, 4 pm, YMCA at Cora McCorvey
1015 N 4th Ave, Minneapolis
Directions from the Twin Cites:
Take 94 West to MN-55 W/Lyndale Ave N. At the top of the ramp, turn left onto Olson Memorial Highway, and then take your first left onto Lyndale Ave N. Next take your second right onto N 4th Ave. The center is on you right in two blocks. There is street parking on 4th Ave or a parking lot in the back accessed by turning left on N Dupont Ave. It will be the first driveway on your left. We will be performing in the Great Room. This performance is ADA accessible, and there is limited handicapped parking.

Tue, Mar 3, 9:45 am, South Education Center Alternative
7450 Penn Ave S, Richfield
Directions:  
Take 35 W South to exit #9C for 76th St. Turn right onto W 76th St. Then turn right onto Penn Ave S and then your first left onto 75th St. There is limited parking in the lot as well as street parking. Enter through the main entrance and check in at the front desk. They will direct you to the gym where the performance will be held. This show is ADA accessible.

Wed, Mar 4, 7 pm, Hamline University - Klas Center, Kay Fredrichs Room
1537 W Taylor Ave, St Paul
Directions from the Twin Cities:  
From I-94, take Exit #238 for Snelling Ave and go north. Follow Snelling Ave for 1.2 miles and take a right onto W Taylor Ave. The Klas Center will be the building on your left. Continue for one block to Lot B on the right for free parking. Enter the main doors for the Klas Center. The performance will be in the Kay Fredericks Room. There will be signs and a volunteer to guide you to the space. This show is ADA accessible.

Tue, Mar 10, Time 1:15, Harbor Light Center
1010 Currie Ave, Minneapolis
Directions from the Twin Cities:  Take 94 East to exit #230 for MN-55 toward Olson Memorial Hwy/7th St N. Go right at the top of the exit onto Olson Memorial Highway, and then turn right onto N. 7th St. As you pass Target Field, 7th St becomes 10th St. Take a right onto Currie Ave W (2 blocks past Glenwood Ave). Harbor Lights will be on your right. There is limited metered street parking. We will be performing in the Worship and Service Center. This performance is ADA accessible.

Wed, Mar 11, 10:30 am, High School for the Recording Arts
1166 University Ave W, St Paul
Directions:  
The school is located on University Ave in St. Paul, two blocks west of Lexington Pkwy on N Dunlap St. It shares a building with Foss Swim School. Take 94 E to exit #239B for Lexington Pkwy. Take a left onto Lexington Pkwy. Then take your second left onto Central Ave W and your first right onto N Dunlap St. The school will be half way down the block on your left. This performance is ADA accessible.

Wed, Mar 18, 3 pm, North Hennepin Community College
Center for Business and Technology Building - Grand Hall
7411 85th Ave N, Brooklyn Park
Directions from the Twin Cities:  
Take 94 West to exit #31 County Rd 81. Keep right at the fork and follow signs for County Rd 81 N. Merge onto Bottineau Blvd/County Rd 81 and follow for one mile. Turn right at County Rd 152/Brooklyn Blvd/77th Ave and follow for half a mile. Turn left onto W Broadway Ave and follow for one mile. You will see the West Entrance to the college on Broadway, BUT continue to 85th Ave N/County Rd 109 and take a right. Take your first right onto the East Entrance. There will be campus buildings on your right and parking on your left. The performance will be in the Center for Business and Technology - the last building on your right, in the Grand Hall. There will be signs guiding you to the performance space. This performance is ADA accessible.

Tue, Mar 31, 9:45 am, Harmony Learning Center
1961 County Rd C E, Maplewood
Directions:  
Take I-35W N to MN-36 E. Then take the White Bear Ave exit and go left. Turn right onto County Road C E. The building will be on your left. It is a former elementary school. There is a large parking lot with limited handicapped parking. Enter in the main doors (upper) performance will be in the gym. This show is ADA accessible.

Nonpublic Performances
St Peter Regional Treatment Center, Ramsey County Corrections - Women's and Men's Sections, Epsilon at Hennepin County Home School

 

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