Our Mission: The Guthrie Theater, founded in 1963, is an American center for theater performance, production, education and professional training. By presenting both classical literature and new work from diverse cultures, the Guthrie illuminates the common humanity connecting Minnesota to the peoples of the world.


Theater History»

The idea of the theater began in 1959 during a series of conversations among Guthrie and two colleagues who were disenchanted with Broadway.

Past Plays»

Previous plays produced and performed at the Guthrie.

Guthrie Staff»

A listing of Guthrie personnel with titles and selected e-mail addresses.

Board of Directors»

A current listing of the Guthrie Board of Directors.

Our Spaces»

Called "a 21st century dream factory" by Time Magazine, the new Guthrie boasts three stages, a full-service restaurant, pre-show dining, numerous bars and some of the best views of Minneapolis to be found in the city.

Shakespeare at the Guthrie»

Welcome to Shakespeare at the Guthrie - a one-stop resource for theatergoers, students and educators.


A collection of frequently asked questions about the Guthrie Theater.

Research papers and other academic inquiries»

Information about the theater for school projects and how to contact us if you need additional assistance.