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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!).

Currently? One Wild Card = $50. That's for the four remaining shows of the 2015 season. (Seriously, that's a pretty awesome deal !)



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 29-31

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

TICKETS: Adults - $12 | Students - $10



Sponsored by

DTCU and the Depot Foundation




Kirov by Night

Duluth's own late-night comedy talk show hosted by Andrew Kirov. Brought to you by Nummi Jewelers, Kirov  by Night is a perfect mix of Saturday Night Live and the Tonight Show with original sketch comedy, musical acts, and interviews with local celebrities.

Check back for Special Guests!

DATE: Friday, June 5


TICKETS: $5 at the door



TYA is proud to present the World Premiere

of this Trampled by Turtles original fairytale!

Behind the

Shining Star!

Experience the music of Duluth’s own Trampled by Turtles like never before.

Join Silver and Gold as they set off for adventure in the Outskirts and discover that there is no greater treasure than true friendship. This family-friendly production will be a celebration of fun, childhood, lasting friendship and the music of Trampled by Turtles.

DATES: June 6 - 28, 2015

Sat. @ 11am & 1:30pm  |  Sundays @ 1:30pm

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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Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike
On the Main Stage
June 4-14 2015

Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat
In the Underground
May 9 - 31, 2015


Playhouse Centennial Video by Happy Tree Productions

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