Underground Theatre

Duluth Playhouse proudly presents their 2021-2022 Underground Theatre Season, a collection of plays at the pulse of what’s happening in contemporary theatre. The Underground is a one-of-a-kind performance space with an independent spirit of its own, dedicated to bringing high-quality productions of unique stories. This flexible venue, located in the lower level of the historic Duluth Depot, presents productions that blur the typical relationship between the audience and performer, creating a more immersive and viscerally engaging experience.

 

The Underground Theatre seating arrangement adjusts from show to show. Seating capacity is 120-150, depending on the seating arrangement. Accessible seating is available. Please contact the Box Office for details.



Current Season


MAKE BELIEVE
Dates

May 26 – June 4, 2022


Showtimes

7:30pm


For the Conlee kids, playing house is no longer a game when their parents inexplicably disappear. Thirty-two years later, their search for answers continues. Tony-nominated playwright Bess Wohl’s rich and moving contemporary drama invites the audience to rethink their own childhood experiences and explore the questions we carry with us. Defying all narrative expectations, MAKE BELIEVE is a glimpse inside the minds of children, their parents and the mysteries of childhood.


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THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW
Dates

October 29 – 31, 2021


Showtimes

7:30pm


Duluth’s favorite Halloween event is back at The Underground! Zenith City Horror returns to work their magic once more as they bring this classic cult film to life. Come dressed as your favorite Rocky character and enjoy the hysterical live performers and audience participation! This promises to be a Halloween you’ll never forget.


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THE THANKSGIVING PLAY
Dates

November 11 – 20, 2021


Showtimes

7:30pm


Good intentions collide with absurd assumptions in Larissa FastHorse’s wickedly funny satire, as a troupe of terminally “woke” teaching artists scramble to create a pageant that somehow manages to celebrate both Turkey Day and Native American Heritage Month.


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WHAT SHE SAID: NEW PLAY FESTIVAL
Dates

March 24 – 26, 2022


Showtimes

7:30pm


Join us for our annual new play festival celebrating female-identifying playwrights and directors. Submissions are accepted from playwrights from all over the country. The selected plays are then brought to life by local actors and directors. Don’t miss this celebration of new theatrical works from an exciting group of up and coming artist.


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