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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 in a thrust or in the round.

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Kirov By Night

September 19 @ 8pm
Admission |  $5 at the door

Special Guest: Jennifer Austin from KBJR | Musical Guest: Singer/Songwriter Jerree Small | BONUS! A special appearance by Duluth mayor Don Ness!

Kirov By Night, Duluth's number one late night comedy show returns for its ninth episode at The Underground! Combining the formats of The Tonight Show and Saturday Night Live, it creates a show that's truly original. Following a five-episode run at UW-Superior, Kirov By Night is now entertaining audiences at Duluth's Underground. Complete with interviews, original comedy sketches, a house band and live performances, Kirov By Night is the region's hottest comedy program.




Theatre for Young Audiences presents
Magic Village

with Kelvin Saline

September 27 @ 11am & 2:15pm
Admission |  $5 at the door

This show is a unique family entertainment that combines ventriloquism and escapes with some truly amazing feats of magic. A member of the audience will be sawed in two ... solid steel rings melt through each other, close up and surrounded by the audience ... a few lucky audience members get to join-in onstage and help with the magic. It's just plain fun!


The Underground presents the Regional Premiere of
Hedwig and the Angry Inch

October 2-11, 2014 |  Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm
Admission |  $16 Adults : $12 Students

2014 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical

The rock story of an "internationally ignored song stylist" Hedwig Schmidt, a fourth-wall smashing East German rock 'n' roll goddess who also happens to be the victim of a botched sex-change operation, which has left her with just "an angry inch." This outrageous and unexpectedly hilarious story is dazzlingly performed by Hedwig in the form of a rock gig/stand-up comedy routine backed by the hard-rocking band "The Angry Inch."




Rubber Chicken Theater Company presents
Evil Dead : The Musical

October 23 - November 1, 2014 |  Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm

Ever dream of a hero with a chainsaw arm who bursts into song?  So have we!  Ever wish you could be splashed by blood while watching a horror story farce?  So have we!  Ever long for dismemberment and dancing in one show?  So have we!  Just watch out for the Splatter Zone!






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