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Rarig Center Thrust

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Rarig Center Thrust

330 - 21st Avenue South, Minneapolis


Click on the address above for a detailed map.
Please note: Masking is no longer required inside Rarig Center, including patrons. Proof of vaccination is also not required.

Accessible entrances to all theaters. Accessible bathrooms on first floor with elevator nearby. Disability parking available in 21st Av ramp.

2022 Fringe Button required for entry; vaccination against COVID-19 strongly recommended.

The University of Minnesota is not endorsing or sponsoring the activities conducted by Minnesota Fringe on the University of Minnesota campus. The relationship between the University of Minnesota and Minnesota Fringe is solely that of licensor and licensee.


Campus parking lot at 5th St and 21st Ave S is $4 all day or $10 event rate. Closest (but most expensive) parking is in a ramp at southwest corner of 4th St. and 21st Ave., across street from theater.
Free street parking in residential areas two blocks or more south of theater along 20th Ave.

Bus and bike

Bus routes 2, 3, 7, 19, 111, 113, 114, 118.
METRO Green Line West Bank station (~5 minute walk to the theater)

Bike rack located at the front of the building. Bike rental kiosks located at the corner of 19th Ave and 4th St in front of Carlson School of Management, in front of O. Meredith Wilson Library, and at Willey Hall on University campus.

Our transportation partner, Nice Ride, provides art lovers, festival-goers, and city-dwellers of all kinds with a fun shared bike and scooter to explore the culture in Minneapolis. Unlock, hop on, and enjoy the show!

Nice Ride offers Fringe attendees $15 in FREE access to our shared bikes and scooters throughout the Festival. Use code: FRINGEFEST22 for (3) trips up to $5.00 each, valid August 4-14.

Redeem directly in the Lyft or through the app under REWARDS in the Menu.
For more detailed instructions, check out our FAQ.

August 10th - 11th
U of M West Bank, 2 pm - 8 pm
Rarig Center - 4th Street & 19th (Carlson School)
Washington & Cedar (Town Hall Brewery)

More Information

The University of Minnesota welcomes the 2022 Minnesota Fringe Festival to Rarig. However, in compliance with the current no-exclusion COVID policy for guests or visitors to the University of Minnesota, proof of vaccination cannot be required for attendance.

The Fringe Festival requested an exemption from this policy, but none was granted.

Artists, Staff, Volunteers, or Patrons with concerns regarding the University Policy are advised to consult the following website:

Shows at Rarig Center Thrust

Beach Play
By Virginia Twins
Bob and Reggie Go To Bed
By Comedy Suitcase
Bonny & Read
By Haute Dish Productions
Desi Heart Crust
Finger Lickin' Good
By Special When Lit
On a Stick: A Minnesota State Fair Musical
By Literally Entertainment
By James Gutzman/Melody Bay Productions
The Real Black Swann , Confessions of America's First Black Drag Queen
By Kurkendaal-Barrett Presentations
By Rogue and Rabble Dance

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Rarig Center Thrust Showtimes on: August 04, 2022

Favorite Show Add to Schedule Show Name Date Time Venue Ticket Options Quantity Purchase
Desi Heart Crust 08/04 5:30 PM

Pre-sale closed Online sales end at 11:59pm the day before the show, or when 70% of the house is sold.

Jon Bennett: FIRE IN THE METH LAB 08/04 7:00 PM

Pre-sale closed Online sales end at 11:59pm the day before the show, or when 70% of the house is sold.

PEOPLE R READY-The Musical 08/04 8:30 PM

Pre-sale closed Online sales end at 11:59pm the day before the show, or when 70% of the house is sold.

Bob and Reggie Go To Bed 08/04 10:00 PM

Pre-sale closed Online sales end at 11:59pm the day before the show, or when 70% of the house is sold.
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