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The Underground is general admission. There is no visual obstruction, this is a 150-seat theatre that can be reconfigured

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Take It With You:

Season 3, Episode 6

SEPTEMBER 20 @ 7:30pm (Doors open at 7pm)

Don't know about Take It With You? Set in a watering hole on the shores of Lake Superior this live radio play and podcast follows Blake Thomas and a colorful group of his multi-talented pals, patrons & employees as they stumble through each new 60-minute adventure, filled with original music, laughs, sound effects, conversation & beer swilling!

Advice from local leaders, authors, experts, and business owners, plus performances from regional guest artists, round out every show captured in front of a live audience at The Underground Theatre in Duluth, Minnesota.

TICKETS: $15 per person




Halloween Freak Out:

The Rocky Horror Picture Show & Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Rocky Horror: October 21, 28, 30 & 31

Hedwig: October 20, 27 & 29

Get your costumes ready because two cult classics are performing in rotation this Halloween season.

The notorious Rocky Horror Picture Show with live audience participation is back with all its campy, sci-fi, and rock n’ roll glory, and once again following the exploits of naive couple Brad and Janet after they stumble upon the lair of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. When Transylvanians aren’t filling the stage, everyone’s favorite East German rock goddess is also back in this wicked little town with her band in Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

TICKETS: Adults - $20 | Students - $18


Presenting Sponsor:  Blacklist Artisan Ales




Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde November 10-19

Green Day's American Idiot February 2-18

Gilbert & Sullivan's Ruddigore March 2-11

Clown Bar March 30-April 8

The Importance of Being Earnest May 18-27

Cabaret August 3-19


Halloween Freak Out: The Rocky Horror Picture Show & Hedwig and the Angry Inch October 20-31, 2016

12th Annual Short Shorts Film Festival March 18, 2017

What She Said One-Act Festival June 22-24, 2017 (Now accepting submissions!)

*Become a Wild Card member, and see 6 shows for the price of 5. Wild Card membership does not include tickets to the special events. Buy your Wild Card here.*





The Last Five Years January 28 - February 6

11th Annual Short Shorts Film Festival February 27

Gilbert & Sullivan's Iolanthe March 3-6

Motherhood Out Loud March 17-19

Rough Magic: A theatrical celebration of Shakespeare's First Folio April 7-9

Nine August 4-20




What's happening in The Underground? LOTS!

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.


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