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The mission of The Underground is to serve the community as a meeting place for culture and conversation, for arts and education, offering diverse programming to foster the artistic and intellectual life of Northern Minnesota.

The Underground is general admission. There is no visual obstruction, this is a 150-seat theatre that can be reconfigured Want to produce a show? Click here!

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Become a Wild Card member for the 2015 Underground season!

Why, you might ask? Because you'll receive awesome perks and savings at each Underground show, like 2-for-1 pre-show drink specials and priority seating (incredibly handy if there's a long, long line before the doors open!).

Even better? You'll save on individual show tickets with over 30% savings. Currently? One Wild Card = $50. That's a pretty awesome deal for the remaining 4 shows of the season.



Arrowhead Reading Council's

Evening of the Arts

Celebrating the Northland! Join us for an exciting and education evening. Hear some wonderful book talks, bid on excellent silent auction items, enjoy scrumptious candy and desserts from the Great Lakes Candy Kitchen and Hot Sweet It Is Cakes as well as come wonderful hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar.

Presentations include: Local author Tom Isbell, Duluth Playhouse Children's Theatre/TYA series sneak peek at The Cat in the Hat, Duluth Art Institute, Duluth Children's Museum, How Sweet It Is Cakes and Great Lakes Candy Kitchen

DATE: April 28, 2015 @ 6:30pm

COST: Non-members $18, Members $15

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Homegrown Music Festival

The Homegrown Music Festival is Duluth's annual showcase of music. It began as a simple birthday party and now features 200 musical acts, along with a few filmmakers, poets and other artists.

DATES AT THE UNDERGROUND: April 27th, May 1st, & May 2nd, 2015

TICKETS: Visit duluthomegrown.org


April 27 (FREE): Homegrown Poetry Showcase @ 7:30pm

May 1 (Wristband required): Holy Hootenanners @ 6:45pm  |  Sing! A Woman's Chorus @ 7:45pm  |  Nordic Angst @ 8:45pm

May 2 (Wristband required): Robot Rickshaw @ 6:45pm  |  Big Science @ 7:45pm  |  The Murder of Crows @ 8:45pm



Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA)


The Cat in the Hat!

The classic Dr. Seuss take is coming to life with the Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA). It's a rainy day, and Sally and her fish can't find anything to do...unless the Cat in the Hat unexpectedly appears and turns their dreary afternoon into a fun-filled extravaganza!

DATES: May 9-31

Thurs-Fri @ 7:00pm  |  Sat. @ 1pm & 4pm  |  Sundays @ 2pm

TICKETS: Adults - $12 | Students - $10





Next in the 2015 Underground Season


Written by Jeffrey Finn and Bob Walton

Enter the world of live television! Anything can happen...literally. The audience members of this zany play have a chance to be a contestant of the fame show and win actual prizes!

DATES: June 18-20 & 25-27

All shows @ 7:30 pm  |  Thurs - Sat.

TICKETS: Adults - $16 | Students - $12


Sponsored by

Members Cooperative Credit Union and Dave Croke CPA, LTD.








The Turn of the Screw: January 29 - February 7

Love, Loss and What I Wore: March 26 - 28

Game Show: June 18 - 27

Avenue Q: July 30 - August 22

Gruesome Playground Injuries: October 1 - 10

Ten November: November 5-14



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