The wait is over.

Broadway @ the Ordway is back

The 2021–2022 Broadway @ the Ordway season features four incredible musicals telling unforgettable stories about heroes—men and women who show us that even during difficult times when hardships seem insurmountable, we can build a new world together.

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Connecting Minnesota to Broadway

The Ordway’s flagship series, Broadway @ the Ordway, provides an unparalleled entertainment experience of Broadway favorites, local artist spotlights, classic titles, and new, never-seen-here-before productions. The Ordway is one of the only places in America where audiences can experience touring Broadway shows alongside Broadway-level musicals produced right here in the Twin Cities, custom-made for Minnesota audiences.

With Broadway @ the Ordway, you get the best of both worlds, all in downtown Saint Paul.

Minnesota's very own Broadway!

— Insight News

Ordway Resident Artists

Ordway Resident Artists help create new work, explore new ideas, and share their knowledge and expertise with the Ordway community, all in the spirit of continued collaboration. The fresh voices of these artists invigorate our organization and play a vital role in creating the artistic and creative culture at the Ordway.

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Jamecia Bennett.
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Jamecia Bennett. Photo by Rich Ryan.
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Rajané Katurah and Jamecia Bennett. Photo by Rich Ryan.
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Tyler Michaels King and Jamecia Bennett in 42nd Street. Photo by Rich Ryan.

Jamecia Bennett

Jamecia Bennett is a 3-time Grammy Award winner, NAACP Image Award winner, lead vocalist of Sounds of Blackness, performer with J Movement, and a veteran of Twin Cities stages, most recently appearing in 42nd Street at the Ordway, Marie and Rosetta at Park Square Theatre, and Crowns with New Dawn Theatre. Jamecia is the CEO of Minnesota Movement Entertainment, an artist development company providing media, vocal coaching, management consultation, styling, and more.

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Reese Britts.
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Ruthanne Heyward, Tyler Michaels King, and Reese Britts. Photo by Rich Ryan.
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Reese Britts. Photo by Rich Ryan.

Reese Britts

Reese Britts was most recently onstage at the Ordway in Smokey Joe’s Cafe and Mamma Mia!. He has also appeared in South Pacific at the Guthrie Theater; Footloose with Artistry; at Lyric Arts in Hairspray, Rent, and Young Frankenstein; and in Spring Awakening with Dangerous Productions. His educational credits include Sister Act!, Into the Woods, Noises Off, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), and Rhinoceros. Reese received his BFA Musical Theatre from the University of Minnesota Duluth.

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Tyler Michaels King.
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Tyler Michaels King. Photo by Rich Ryan.
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Ruthanne Heyward, Tyler Michaels King, and Reese Britts. Photo by Rich Ryan.

Tyler Michaels King

Tyler Michaels King is a Twin Cities-based performer, director, creator, and improviser, and is the Artistic Director and Founder of Trademark Theater. He holds the 2014 Emerging Artist Ivey Award, the Mark Twain Prize for Comic Performance from the Kennedy Center National ACT Festival, and was named “Artist of the Year” by City Pages. Tyler is also a founding member of The Bearded Company.


Join the conversation with Meet the Artists

Launched in 2020, Meet the Artists is a series of livestreamed conversations with performers, directors, designers, and more, curated to take you inside Broadway @ the Ordway. Join Ordway Producing Artistic Director Rod Kaats and have your very own virtual "audience" with the incredible local and national artists who make our Broadway shows so special. More Twin Cities artists join as co-hosts for some of the events.

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Meet the Artists Minutes

Complementing our livestreamed conversations are Meet the Artists Minutes—a quick way to hear directly from the artists! Follow the Ordway on social media for more ways to look behind the scenes of Broadway @ the Ordway.


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