MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Broadway hits like “Hadestown,” “Moulin Rouge! The Musical,” and “Oklahoma!” are soon to play right here in the Twin Cities.
Hennepin Theatre Trust has unveiled the shows featured during its 2020-2021 season, and the slate features a lot of Tony-winning productions.READ MORE: ‘Our Business is Down Over 50%’: Deadly St. Paul Bar Shooting Impacts Surrounding Businesses
Of course, one of the biggest headlines is that “Hamilton” will be making a return to the Orpheum Theatre. The Lin-Manuel Miranda musical will be playing an extended engagement — Oct. 6 through Nov. 22.READ MORE: None Hurt After Shots Fired Inside Plymouth Movie Theater
Another highly-anticipated title is the radically reworked revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!,” which focuses on the rawer, darker side of the material. That plays Jan. 19-24, 2021.
Musicals figure heavily in the lineup, including “Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations” in February, “Jersey Boys” in March, “Moulin Rouge! The Musical” in April, “The Prom” in May, “Cats” and “Hadestown” in June, and “Tootsie” in July.MORE NEWS: In Wake Of Winston Smith Shooting, U.S. Marshals Now Wearing Body Cameras In Minnesota
However, Aaron Sorkin’s acclaimed adaptation of “To Kill a Mockingbird” will be coming to the Orpheum in December. Directed by Bartlett Sher, Sorkin’s version of author Harper Lee’s beloved book earned rave reviews when it opened in 2018.