Free Performances

Because theater is richer when EVERYONE is in the audience.

Schedules & Directions for Free Performances

Reservations are REQUIRED for free performance in the Twin Cities. Please do NOT show up to our free shows without a reservation. This could overwhelm the performance site and its clients/residents and hinder TTT's mission.

Please note there is a maximum of two seats and one free show for free performances in the Twin Cities. Help keep our free shows by honoring your reservation or contacting us ASAP when you can't attend.

Reservations can be made here.

Fri, May 3, 12:15 pm, Interact Center for Visual and Performing Arts
1860 W Minnehaha Ave, St Paul
Directions from St Paul:
 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.

Mon, May 6, 7 pm, Lyric Center for the Arts
510 Chestnut St, Virginia
Directions from the Twin Cities
Take 35 North approximately 130-135 miles from Minneapolis/St. Paul to exit #237 for MN-33 toward Cloquet/Iron Range. At the traffic circle, continue straight onto MN-33 N and follow for 19 miles. Take the US 53 ramp and follow for 41 miles. Next, take the exit toward S 2nd Ave W/S State Hwy 135/U.S. 53 Bus, continue onto S 2nd Ave W/S State Hwy 135/U.S. 53 Bus for 1 miles. Take a left on Chestnut St and the theater will be on your left. There is parking available on the street. This performance is ADA accessible. This is a free performance with a suggested donation of $15.

Wed, May 8, 2 pm, Bigfork Valley Villa Assisted Living Communities
258 Pine Tree Dr, Bigfork
Directions from Bigfork:
  Bigfork Valley Villa is the assisted living apartments located on the Bigfork Valley Hospital Campus. We will be performing in the dining room. This performance is ADA accessible.

Wed, May 8, 7 pm, with The Edge at Village Hall (City Hall)
200 Main Ave, Bigfork
Directions from the Twin Cities:  
Take 94 W North, continue on 94 W as it merges with I-649 W and then goes back to 94-W. Take exit #207B for MN-101 toward Rogers and follow signs for MN 101 Bypass N/Elk River and merge onto MN-101 N. MN-101 N becomes 169 N in 7 miles. Foollow 169 for about 93 miles. In Aikin. take a right at 2nd St NE to continue on 169 N for another 53 miles. In Grand Rapids, take a left on NE 4th St, and then take your second right onto NW 3rd Ave/ MN-38 N. Follow MN-38 for 39 miles into Bigfork. The Bigfork City Hall is located right on Main Ave in Bigfork. The building has a big lumberjack out front. The performance will happen in the hall upstairs (elevator available). The performance is ADA accessible and street parking is available.
Directions from Bigfork: The Bigfork City Hall is located on Main Ave in Bigfork. The building has a big lumberjack out front. The performance will happen in the hall upstairs (elevator available). The performance is ADA accessible and street parking is available.

Thu, May 9, 6 pm, Project SUCCESS
One Groveland Terr, Suite #300, Minneapolis
Directions from the Twin Cities:  
The Project SUCCESS offices are located right between downtown and uptown Minneapolis, across from The Walker Art Center and across Hennepin Ave/Lyndale Ave from Hennepin Ave United Methodist Church. Coming north on Lyndale Ave S, you will take a left onto Groveland Terr. Project SUCCESS is the first building on your left. The performance will be on the newly renovated first floor. This show is ADA accessible.

Sat, May 11, 4 pm, Cora McCorvey YMCA
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.

Mon, May 13, 10 am, Harmony Learning Center
1961 County Rd C East, Maplewood
Directions:
 Take 35W North to MN 36 East. Take the White Bear Ave exit and turn left. Next, turn right onto County Rd C East. The building will be on your left. (It is a former elementary school.) There is a large parking lot with limited handicapped parking. Enter through the main doors and follow signs to the performance area. This performance is ADA accessible.

Tue, May 14, 7 pm, St Paul's ELCA
2742 15th Ave, Minneapolis
Directions from Minneapolis:
 Take 35W South to Exit #17A for Hiawatha Ave. Turn right onto E 26th St then left onto 15th Ave S. Free parking in the lot to the north of the church and free parking on 15th and 28th (one way East bound only). This show is ADA accessible.
Directions from St Paul:Take I-94 West to Exit #234C for Cedar Ave. Turn left onto Cedar Ave S and use the right lane to turn left onto Minnehaha Ave. Next, turn right onto Cedar Ave. and then right onto E 26th St. Finally turn left onto 15th Ave S. Free parking in the lot to the north of the church and free parking on 15th and 28th (one way East bound only). This show is ADA accessible.

Wed, May 16, 7 pm, with Carelton College at Arcadia Charter School
1400 Divsion St S, Northfield
Directions from the Twin Cities
Take I-35 W South to I-35 South and follow to exit #66 for County Rd 1 toward Dundas/Montgomery. Take a sharp left onto Millersburg Blvd and follow for about 4.5 miles. Turn left onto County Rd 1/Railway St S. Then take your first right onto Hester St. Next, take your second left onto 2nd St N and follow for .5 miles. Finally, take a left on to Cannon Rd. Arcadia Charter School will be .7 miles down on your right. There is parking available in the lot. This performance is ADA accessible.
Directions from Northfield:  Head South on Dahomey Ave to Riverview Dr. Take a right and follow Riverview to Cannon Rd on your left. Arcadia School is the first driveway/building on your left. There is parking available in the lot. This performance is ADA accessible  

Tue, May 21, 6:30 pm, Tapestry at Oak Grove Lutheran Church
7045 Lyndale Ave S, Richfield
Directions from the Twin Cities:
 Take I-35 W South to exit #10 for 66th St/Hennepin County 53. Turn left onto W 66th St, right onto Lake Shore Dr S and right onto Lyndale Ave S. Then turn left onto West 70th St and Oak Grove Lutheran Church will be directly on your right. There is plenty of parking in the lot, entrance to the church is on Augsburg Ave S. The performance will be downstairs in the Fellowship Hall. This show is ADA accessible.

Mon, May 27, 7 pm, Indigenous Roots Cultural Arts Center
788 E 7th St, St Paul
Directions from the Twin Cities: Take 94 East to Mounds Blvd in St. Paul. Turn left onto Mounds Blvd, and then take a right at the first stoplight, 7th Street. Follow 7th Street for half a mile. Indigenous Roots will be on your right just past Hope St. N. Street parking on Rice and side streets. Enter through the main gallery doors. Performance will be in the back garage. There will be signs (and people) directing you. This show is ADA accessible.

Nonpublic Performances
Togo Correctional Facility, Ramsey County Women's and Men's Workhouses, Shakopee Women's Corrections and South Education Center Alternative

 

  • "...an exemplar of what good Shakespeare - let alone good theater - should be...two hours of terrificness." — Pioneer Press

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