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Announcing Our 72nd Season

Flexible season packages are on sale July 2-October 1.

Join us for our a season full of laughter, passion, family, and love that asks us what is worth fighting for. 

Upcoming Special Events

Theatre in the Round hosts many special events throughout the season in addition to our shows. Check out what is coming up next!

Season Opener

Arsenic & Old Lace

A Classic Black Comedy by Joseph Kesselring
Directed by George M. Roesler

September 8 to October 1, 2023
Tickets on sale July 2 (flexible packages) and July 31 (individual tickets)

Every family has secrets, and the eccentric Brewster family is no exception. However, when drama critic Mortimer Brewster discovers his two sweet aunts’ macabre hobby of poisoning lonely old men, having skeletons in the closet takes on a whole new meaning. A mad-cap romp begins as Mortimer fights to keep his new-found knowledge from the police (and his fiancée)! 

upcoming shows

She Kills Monsters: Young Adventurer’s Edition

A Dramatic Comedy by Qui Nguyen
Co-Produced with FAIR School for Art

October 27 to November 5 , 2023
Individual Tickets go on sale September 18; Login to access Flexible Season Package Early Access.

This high-octane dramatic comedy tells the story of high schooler Agnes Evans who is coming to terms with the death of her sister, Tilly. When she finds Tilly’s D&D notebook, she embarks on an adventure into the imaginary world that was Tilly’s refuge. This Co-Production features a cast entirely of performers from FAIR School for Art, a Minneapolis Public School.

The Secret of Chimney Manor

A Mystery by Todd Olson
after Agatha Christie’s The Secret of Chimneys
directed by L. Robert Westeen

November 17 to December 17, 2023
Individual Tickets go on sale October 9; Login to access Flexible Season Package Early Access.

In this world premiere, Anthony Cade is hired to deliver a manuscript to a London publisher and – after being mistaken for a British agent – quickly becomes embroiled in a web of international intrigue involving blackmail, stolen letters, and a missing prince. This fresh and funny adaptation is full of twists and turns and will leave you guessing until the end.

The Seagull

A Classic Tragicomedy by Anton Chekhov
adapted and directed by Craig Johnson

January 12 to February 4, 2024
Individual Tickets go on sale December 4; Login to access Flexible Season Package Early Access.

Set in the Russian countryside, this play explores the complicated relationships in a group of artists as artistic passion, dreams of greatness, and languishing talent become tangled into their romantic affairs. This new adaptation captures all the humor and pathos of Chekhov’s classic play with a fresh tone for contemporary audiences.

Silent Sky

A Historical Drama by Lauren Gunderson
Directed by Gretchen Weinrich

February 23 to March 17, 2024
Individual Tickets go on sale January 15; Login to access Flexible Season Package Early Access.

Set in the early 20th century, the play tells the inspiring true story of the astronomer Henrietta Leavitt. It explores the struggles and triumphs of a woman whose passion for astronomy challenged societal expectations and changed the way we understand the universe. With music and math bursting forth onstage, “Silent Sky” is an uplifting and thought-provoking theatrical experience.

God of Carnage

A Dark Comedy by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton
Directed by Alissa Blaeser

April 5 to April 28, 2024
Individual Tickets go on sale Feburary 26; Login to access Flexible Season Package Early Access.

In this biting satire, A playground altercation between eleven-year-old boys brings together two sets of parents for a meeting to resolve the matter. As the evening progresses, their civilized façade quickly crumbles and their conversation quickly descends into chaos as tensions rise and secrets are revealed.

Men On Boats

An Adventure Comedy by Jaclyn Backhaus
Directed by Sophie Peyton

May 10 to June 2, 2024
Individual Tickets go on sale April 8; Login to access Flexible Season Package Early Access.

A gender-bent cast portrays the male explorers of John Wesley Powell’s 1869 expedition down the Colorado River in this rollicking adventure brimming with humor and heart. This play offers a fresh perspective on the American West and the nature of adventure itself through unconventional storytelling and a thrilling narrative.

A Wrinkle in Time

A Family Fantasy by John Glore, Story by Madeline L’Engle
Directed by Penelope Parsons-Lord

June 21 to July 14, 2024
Individual Tickets go on sale April 15; Login to access Flexible Season Package Early Access.

Meg Murry – accompanied by her brother Charles Wallace and their friend Calvin – must travel through the universe to battle the forces of evil, rescue her father, save humanity, and find herself. With imaginative staging, stunning visuals, and a message about the power of love and hope, this adaptation of Madeline L’Engle’s masterpiece is a must-see for audiences of all ages.