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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Welcome to Night Vale

with Carrie Elkin and Danny Schmidt

Past Shows


May
15
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2022
The Fitzgerald Theater
May
15
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2022
The Fitzgerald Theater

Brains On! Live

YOUR BRAIN IS MAGIC
May
14
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2022
The Fitzgerald Theater
May
14
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2022
The Fitzgerald Theater
Cancelled

Criminal Podcast

May
1
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2022
The Fitzgerald Theater
May
1
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2022
The Fitzgerald Theater

Aimee Mann

with Jonathan Coulton

Private Events

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Venue Tours

Go behind the scenes of Minneapolis’ historic nightclub!

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