The Fitzgerald Theater

Since 1994

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 Big Wu

30 Year Anniversary Celebration
with original founding member Jason Fladager

Past Shows


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2022
The Fitzgerald Theater
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The Fitzgerald Theater

Steve Vai

Inviolate Tour
Nov
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2022
The Fitzgerald Theater
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2022
The Fitzgerald Theater

Zakir Hussain with Niladri Kumar

Celebrating over 40 years of the Indian Music Society of Minnesota!
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2022
The Fitzgerald Theater
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2022
The Fitzgerald Theater

Private Events

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Venue Tours

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