The Guthrie Theater presents

Tales From the Charred Underbelly of the Yule Log

written and performed by

Wurtele Thrust Stage


Back by popular demand

Kevin Kling returns to the Guthrie in his celebrated one-man show Tales From the Charred Underbelly of the Yule Log. Best known for his popular commentaries on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered” and his storytelling stage shows, Kling delivers hilarious, often tender stories that have delighted audiences around the country. With Yule Log, Kling spins hilarious yarns of family traditions and holiday merriment. Wry tales of Midwestern Americana, both old and new, take surprising turns from the bizarre to the insightful.

Ticket prices

Tickets are $28, with disccounts available for seniors and students. Ask the Box Office for details. 


Tales From the Charred Underbelly of the Yule Log will take place on the Wurtele Thrust Stage.

Pro tip: Can't do stairs or have a special seating request? Call the Box Office for details. 

Run time

The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. 

Health and safety

As COVID-19 prevention efforts continue to evolve, we are adjusting our health and safety policies as needed. Masks are encouraged but not required for this performance.

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Shop an array of books and CDs by Kevin Kling at the Guthrie Store, then join us on Level One after the performance for a book signing event with the author. 

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