Mr. Burns, a post-electric play»

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play
March 31 - May 09, 2015
McGuire Proscenium Stage
What will endure when the apocalypse arrives? Anne Washburn’s enthusiastically acclaimed comedy begins after an apocalyptic nuclear event has permanently taken down the electrical grid. The survivors, a group of strangers, bond and cling to their culture by recounting the infamous “Cape Feare” episode of “The Simpsons.” From a bleak rebeginning to a colorful musical finale, Mr. Burns is a wildly inventive exploration of storytelling as the glue that holds us all together.

The Crucible»

The Crucible
April 11 - May 24, 2015
Wurtele Thrust Stage
Inspired by the McCarthy-era Communist witch hunts, Miller’s masterpiece of good and evil is being revisited at the Guthrie for the first time in four decades. Under the keen direction of Joe Dowling, whose productions of Miller’s All My Sons and Death of a Salesman are raved about to this day, this stirring production features an impressive cast of more than 20 actors.

Flying Foot Forum»

May 07 - May 17, 2015
Dowling Studio
The Guthrie presents Joe Chvala’s Flying Foot Forum in an evening of foot-stomping, heart-stopping percussive dance, both classic and new. This production will feature some of Flying Foot Forum's most popular and defining works, including "Soft Shoes," "All of One Size" and "Berserks," alongside three new pieces.

Juno and the Paycock»

Juno and the Paycock
May 23 - June 28, 2015
McGuire Proscenium Stage
One of the great plays of the 20th century, Juno and the Paycock is an epic tale of one family’s survival in Dublin following the Irish Civil War. Jack Boyle, known to his neighbors as the “paycock,” is out of work and determined to stay that way. He and his sidekick Joxer spend their time drinking and playing cards while Juno, the matriarch, attempts to keep their family together. When the family learns of an inheritance from a distant relative, the money is spent before it even arrives. But will they transcend the events that conspire to keep them in their place? 

Choir Boy»

June 16 - July 05, 2015
Dowling Studio
The Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys is dedicated to the creation of strong, ethical black men. Pharus is confident and charismatic, and he wants nothing more than to take his rightful place as leader of the school’s legendary gospel choir. But his differences lead classmates to lash out with slurs tinged with more than a little jealousy. Can he find his way inside the hallowed halls of this institution if he sings in his own key

The Music Man»

The Music Man
June 20 - August 23, 2015
Wurtele Thrust Stage

Summer isn’t complete without seeing a spectacular musical at the Guthrie. You know the story about the fast-talking salesman and his money-making scheme to form a boys band in small-town Iowa. But you’ve never seen it here and there’s no better time than the present to experience this all-American gem.


July 10 - July 11, 2015
Dowling Studio
This season the Guthrie will present DeMayda’d, a Mu Performing Arts developmental work by and featuring Twin Cities pop funk musician Mayda Slice, directed by Mu Artistic Director Randy Reyes. This one-woman show in concert format will play a limited engagement.

Stage Kiss»

Stage Kiss
July 18 - August 30, 2015
McGuire Proscenium Stage
Does art imitate life? Or does life imitate art? When two actors with a history are thrown together as romantic leads in a forgotten 1930s melodrama, they quickly lose touch with reality as the story onstage follows them offstage. Make a date night for one of the hottest new plays to hit the stage.