The Fitzgerald Theater

Since 1910

Built in 1910, the Fitzgerald Theater is Saint Paul’s oldest surviving theater space. Originally named the Sam S. Shubert Theater, it was one of four memorial theaters erected by entertainment-industry leaders Lee and J. J. Shubert after the death of their brother Sam. In 1933, it became a movie house screening foreign films and was thus christened the World Theater. Minnesota Public Radio purchased the theater in 1980 and restored it in 1986 for the live radio program A Prairie Home Companion® with Garrison Keillor. The theater was again renamed in 1994, this time for author F. Scott Fitzgerald, a native of Saint Paul. The theater has, over the years, played host to Broadway musicals, vaudeville shows, film festivals, and concerts of all sorts. First Avenue purchased the theater in 2019.

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The Fitzgerald Theater
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The Fitzgerald Theater
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The Fitzgerald Theater
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The Fitzgerald Theater
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The Fitzgerald Theater

Past Shows


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The Fitzgerald Theater
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The Fitzgerald Theater
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The Fitzgerald Theater
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The Fitzgerald Theater

The 18th Annual Tribute to
The Last Waltz ft. Big Pink

with The Dire Wolves Trio and Chris Castino
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The Fitzgerald Theater
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The Fitzgerald Theater

The Princess Bride ⏤ An Inconceivable Evening with Cary Elwes

with post-show discussion moderated by Morning Show Host Jill Riley

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