Brave New Workshop

Planning a night out at the Brave New Workshop is easy!  And our Downtown Minneapolis location puts us in close proximity to many great restaurants, unique shops, transit options, and some of the most inconsistent sports teams in the US!

Pick a show and buy a ticket.  Check out our show calendar and buy your tickets through our online box office or by calling 612-332-6620.

Find our location in the universe.  Use the map below to figure out where in the heck we are.

Get over here on the appointed date and time.  “Where do I park?  Are you on the bus line? Where can I eat nearby?”  Answers below!

Check out this video, full of handy info and starring improv students from our BNW Student Union!

Tips for a Perfect Night of Funniness Watching

Directions To The Brave New Workshop

Our beautiful new theatre is located at 824 Hennepin Avenue in downtown Minneapolis!  We are just Northeast of the intersection of 9th Street on Hennepin Avenue, downtown on theatre row across the street from the State Theatre. 

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Stressed about parking downtown?  No need- it's easy.  And thanks to a great new partnership with Standard Parking's Click and Park program, it's even easier!  You can reserve, prepay, and guarantee your spot at one of a selection of nearby parking facilities; and once you purchase parking, you'll receive emailed directions and a permit you can print at home.    CLICK AND PARK here!

OR, you can use our map of suggested nearby parking options!

Visit By Bike

Ranked as the NUMBER ONE bicycling city in the nation, Minneapolis has 43 miles of streets with dedicated bicycle lanes and 84 miles of off-street bicycle paths. There are many bike routes and dedicated bike lanes in Downtown Minneapolis.  Check out for route suggestions!  

Directly behind our theatre at 9th and Hawthorne, the City of Minneapolis has graciously provided about 400 bike racks. Additionally, there’s a Nice Ride station at 11th and Hennepin.

Remember to ride safe - wear your reflective clothing and bring winkie-blinkies after dark.  Show us your helmet and get a FREE drink at the bar.

Visit By Bus

Getting to the Brave New Workshop via public transit is easy and inexpensive!   We are easily accessible from the bus line – the #6 stops just up the block from our front door on Hennepin  - and we’re a 5 block walk from the Warehouse District Light Rail Station.  For more information on public transit, visit
And don’t forget to keep your bus/train pass or transfer, it will get you a FREE drink at the bar.
Metro Transit Info Here!

Places To Grab a Bite Before or After a Show!

The best place to get a pre-show drink, in our opinion, is one of the awesome bars in our very own lobby!  We've got a great hand-picked selection of beer, wine and spirits; delicious coffee too!
Downtown Minneapolis has dining and drinking establishments of infinite variety, all within blocks of our theatre. More specific info coming soon... make yourself a sandwich or something in the meantime, or visit our friends at Meet Minneapolis for some suggestions!.
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