Duluth Playhouse Main Stage

Duluth Playhouse proudly presents its 2022-2023 Main Stage Season, a collection of uplifting stories about promising characters. Don’t miss this riveting line-up filled with uproarious laughter and charming moments that will stir your emotions. Return to your favorite theatre and create new memories that will last a lifetime.

 

The NorShor Theatre has tiered stadium seating navigated by stairs with hand railings.  Accessible and wheelchair seating, without stairs, is available on the main floor (Row G) and in the balcony (Row D).  Assistive listening devices (used to increase the volume of the show) are available throughout the theater.
Please call the Box Office for recommendations on seating, or additional access requests call 218-733-7555 or email: Belong@DuluthPlayhouse.org.


 


Current Season


CLUE
Dates

August 12 – 21, 2022


Showtimes

Thurs – Sat @ 7:30pm  |  Sat & Sun @ 2pm


Based on the iconic 1985 Paramount movie which was inspired by the classic Hasbro board game, CLUE is a hilarious farce-meets-murder mystery. The tale begins at a remote mansion, where six mysterious guests assemble for an unusual dinner party where murder and blackmail are on the menu. When their host turns up dead, they all become suspects. Miss Scarlett, Professor Plum, Mrs. White, Mr. Green, Mrs. Peacock and Colonel Mustard race to find the killer as the body count stacks up. CLUE is the comedy whodunit that will leave both cult-fans and newcomers in stitches as they try to figure out…WHO did it, WHERE, and with WHAT!


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ONCE
Dates

September 16 – October 2, 2022


Showtimes

Thur – Sat @ 7:30pm  |  Sat & Sun @ 2pm


The Playhouse launches our new season with this Tony Award-winning Best Musical. An unexpected friendship quickly evolves into a meaningful, but complicated relationship and artistic collaboration.Through a serendipitous meeting, an Irish musician and a Czech immigrant bond over their shared love of music. Based on the critically acclaimed film of the same name and featuring the Oscar-winning song “Falling Slowly,” ONCE is a bittersweet reminder of the power music has to connect us all. This truly unique production features a cast of folk musicians to transport audiences to the streets of Dublin. 




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LITTLE WOMEN, THE MUSICAL
Dates

December 2 – December 18, 2022


Showtimes

Thur – Sat @ 7:30pm  |  Sat & Sun @ 2pm


Based on the life of literary powerhouse, Louisa May Alcott, this soaring musical follows the adventures of the March sisters – Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy who are growing up in Civil War America. This timeless, captivating tale is brought to life with glorious songs filled with personal discovery, heartache, hope and everlasting love. LITTLE WOMEN has been praised by critics for its ambition in adapting such a well-known story for the stage. Bring the entire family and join us at the NorShor Theatre for Duluth’s favorite holiday tradition. This stunning, transcendent musical assures that “Christmas will exceed our finest dreams”.


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THE GLASS MENAGERIE
Dates

March 18 – April 3, 2023


Showtimes

Thurs – Sat @ 7:30pm  |  Sat & Sun @ 2pm


Considered one of the most significant plays in modern theatrical history, THE GLASS MENAGERIE brought a brilliant young writer named Tennessee Williams to national attention. Williams’ most personal work continues to captivate and resonate with audiences around the world. Amanda Wingfield, a faded remnant of Southern gentility, now lives in a dingy St. Louis apartment with her son, Tom, and her daughter, Laura. Each character navigates their personal struggle through their individual methods of escape. With poetic realism this momentous memory play is a breath of fresh air.


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INTO THE WOODS
Dates

March 17 – April 2, 2023


Showtimes

Thurs – Sat @ 7:30pm  |  Sat & Sun @ 2pm


A rare modern classic, this timeless, yet relevant, piece intertwines the epic fairytales of Brothers Grimm. Gloriously rich, INTO THE WOODS is locked in history as one of Sondheim’s most beloved pieces of musical theater. When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch’s curse, the two set off on an unforgettable journey to overcome the magic spell. This quest of wishes explores the consequences of getting what you want. Cinderella, Jack, Little Red and your other favorite storybook characters cross paths in the woods to find out what really happens after Happily Ever After.


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THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
Dates

May 26 – June 4, 2023


Showtimes

Thurs – Sat @ 7:30pm  |  Sat & Sun @ 2pm


This Tony and Olivier Award-winning Best Play takes you inside the mind of Christopher, a fifteen-year-old with an extraordinary brain. He is exceptional at mathematics but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. He has never ventured alone, detests being touched, and distrusts strangers. Now, Christopher finds himself under suspicion for the death of his neighbor’s dog. Determined to solve the mystery of who really did kill their dog, Christopher’s detective work takes him on a thrilling journey that turns his world upside down. Based on Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel, THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME is a thrilling, heartwarming, and uplifting story of adventure and personal growth.


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KINKY BOOTS
Dates

July 14 – 30, 2023


Showtimes

Thurs – Sat @ 7:30pm  |  Sat & Sun @ 2pm


Winner of every major Best Musical award, including the Tony, the Grammy and London’s Olivier Award, KINKY BOOTS is a joyous, musical sensation, guaranteed to lift your spirits and have you dancing in the aisles. Featuring original songs by Cyndi Lauper and based on a true story, this musical celebration follows a rare friendship. After inheriting the family’s struggling shoe factory, Charlie meets Lola, a drag superstar with a wildly exciting idea on how to help the business recover. This unexpected duo learns to embrace their differences and work together to create a line of fabulously unique stilettos that take the world by storm!


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