Hennepin Theatre Trust announces “Broadway on Hennepin” season

The 2016-2017 Broadway on Hennepin series includes Tony Award-winning shows "Fun Home," "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time," "The King and I," and more. // Photo by Brianna Royle Kopka

The 2016-2017 Broadway on Hennepin series includes Tony Award-winning shows “Fun Home,” “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” “The King and I,” and more. // Photo by Brianna Royle Kopka

Hennepin Theatre Trust recently announced the 2016-2017 Broadway on Hennepin Season, featuring the best of Broadway with five Minnesota premieres and five returning favorites.

Making their Minneapolis premieres are “Fun Home” (winner of five 2015 Tony Awards including Best Musical), “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” (the 2015 Tony Award-winning Best Play), Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “The King and I,” (2015 Tony Award winner for Best Revival of a Musical), “Matilda The Musical” (2013 Tony Award winner), and “The Bodyguard,” which launches its North American Tour at the Orpheum Theatre.

Theater Latté Da and Hennepin Theatre Trust will also be celebrating the fifth anniversary of their collaborative partnership with an encore presentation of “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” which was named the Best Show of the Year in Minnesota by The Star Tribune.

“Cabaret,” “Wicked,” “Motown The Musical,” “Rent,” and “Mamma Mia!” are also returning.

More information on the 2016-2017 season, including how to purchase tickets, can be found on Hennepin Theatre Trust’s website.


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