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State Theatre is a major venue situated in the city of Minneapolis in the state of Minnesota. Its opening was in 1921 and it has a capacity of about 2,181 seats. When just opened, it was the most technologically advanced theatre in the country.
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Fri Aug.31.201808:00 pm
Jethro Tull
Wed Sep.05.201807:00 pm
American Idol Live
Tue Sep.18.201807:30 pm
Gordon Lightfoot
Fri Sep.21.201807:30 pm
Hannibal Buress
Sun Sep.23.201807:00 pm
Bad Bunny
Fri Sep.28.201807:00 pm
Sebastian Maniscalco
Fri Sep.28.201809:30 pm
Sebastian Maniscalco
Sat Sep.29.201807:30 pm
William Shatner Live After a Screening of Star Trek II: Wrath of Khan
Sun Sep.30.201807:00 pm
Hasan Minhaj
Fri Oct.05.201808:00 pm
Ben Rector
Sat Oct.06.201808:00 pm
Joan Baez
Wed Oct.10.201807:00 pm
Rupi Kaur
Thu Oct.11.201808:00 pm
Jessie J
Fri Oct.12.201808:00 pm
Australian Pink Floyd Show
Sat Oct.13.201806:00 pm
Kidz Bop Live
Wed Oct.17.201807:30 pm
Troye Sivan
Sat Oct.20.201807:30 pm
Ray LaMontagne
Sun Oct.21.201805:30 pm
Flying Steps' Flying Bach
Tue Oct.23.201807:30 pm
Celtic Thunder
Thu Oct.25.201808:00 pm
Kathy Griffin
Fri Oct.26.201807:30 pm
Steven Curtis Chapman
Sat Oct.27.201808:00 pm
Goo Goo Dolls
Sun Nov.04.201808:00 pm
Hanson String Theory
Sat Nov.10.201808:00 pm
Brian Regan
Fri Nov.16.201808:00 pm
Brian Setzer Orchestra
Sat Nov.17.201807:00 pm
Mystery Science Theater 3000
Sat Nov.17.201810:00 pm
Mystery Science Theater 3000
Mon Nov.19.201808:00 pm
Rufus Wainwright
Wed Nov.21.201807:30 pm
Maxwell
Tue Nov.27.201806:00 pm
Peppa Pig
Wed Nov.28.201807:30 pm
Ina Garten
Thu Nov.29.201808:00 pm
Brandi Carlile
Fri Nov.30.201808:00 pm
Brandi Carlile
Sat Dec.01.201808:00 pm
Brandi Carlile
Fri Dec.14.201807:30 pm
Loyce Houlton's Nutcracker Fantasy
Sat Dec.15.201803:00 pm
Loyce Houlton's Nutcracker Fantasy
Sun Dec.16.201803:00 pm
Loyce Houlton's Nutcracker Fantasy
Fri Dec.21.201807:30 pm
Loyce Houlton's Nutcracker Fantasy
Sat Dec.22.201803:00 pm
Loyce Houlton's Nutcracker Fantasy
Sun Dec.23.201803:00 pm
Loyce Houlton's Nutcracker Fantasy
Wed Feb.06.201907:30 pm
Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox
Wed Mar.20.201908:00 pm
James Bay
Sat Apr.27.201908:00 pm
David Sedaris
Fri May.17.201908:00 pm
Derek Hough

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State Theatre 805 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN, 55402

The Renaissance style design of State Theatre has been done by the architect J.E.O. Pridmore. And to add special visual effects, the theatre’s stage floor was created in glass. In 1925, the theatre witnessed the installation of a Wurlitzer pipe organ. And at then, the attendance of concerts that were organized every day cost 25 cents. The 1940s marked the installation of neon marquee and it runs the whole theatre.

Since its opening until 1978, the Theatre was used mainly as a movie house, in addition to concerts and vaudeville acts that were hosted there. At that time, its movie screen was the largest in the whole area of Mississippi River. The Jesus People Church took the theatre as its home between 1978 and 1989. And different alterations made inside and outside by putting the church signage instead of theatre’s. Between the years 1993 and 1996, the Ordway Music Theatre operated the theatre. And since 2005, the Hennepin Theatre Trust has owned and operated the theatre.

In 1989, the LaSalle Plaza was bought by the Minneapolis Community Development Agency considering the State. So, the theatre has been renovated with a cost of about .8 million. And it re-opening was done in November 1991. Since its reopening, the theatre has been hosting Broadway touring productions including for instance Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Sweeney Todd, Avenue Q, as well as concerts and films like "Grumpy Old Men." The film "Jingle All the Way" that appeared in 1996 with participation of Arnold Schwarzenegger featured State Theatre.

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