Free Performances

Because theater is richer when EVERYONE is in the audience.

Schedules & Directions for 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. 

Reservations can be made here.

Sat, Oct 5, 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.

Sun, Oct 6, 2 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.

Tue, Oct 8, 1:15 pm, 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, Oct 9, 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.

Mon, Oct 14, 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.

Wed, Oct 16, 7 pm, St Paul Jewish Community Center
1375 St Paul Ave, St Paul
Directions from the Twin Cities:  
Take 494 S to MN-5 East. Turn left onto Edgcumbe Rd, and then right onto St Paul Ave. There is a large parking lot in front. This performance is ADA accessible.

Tue, Oct 22, 2 pm, Dellwood Gardens
753 E 7th St, St Paul
Directions from the Twin Cities:  
Take 94 East to exit #243 for Mounds Blvd in St Paul. At the top of the exit, take a left onto Mounds Blvd. Then take your first right onto 7th St. Dellwood Gardens is on your right in half a mile. There is guest parking in the front and side lots. Enter through the main door (down the slight hill). There will be people there to direct you to the performance area. This performance is ADA accessible with several handicapped parking spaces available.

Tue, Oct 29, 1:15 pm, Avalon School
700 Glendale St, St Paul
Directions from the Twin Cities:  
Take Franklin Ave towards St Paul. Just after you cross MN 280, you will take your first right onto Pelham Blvd. Then your first left onto Myrtle Ave. Avalon School will be just in front of you at the corner of Myrtle and Glendale. There is limited parking in the lot, as well as street parking. Enter through the front door. NOT the door from the parking lot. The performance will take place in the large common area. This performance is ADA accessible.

Tue, Nov 5, 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.

Nonpublic Performances
Ramsey County Corrections - Women's and Men's Sections, Epsilon at Hennepin County Home School, Shakopee Women's Corrections and Red Wing Juvenile Corrections

 

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