Northrop Auditorium is a center for the arts and entertainment located in the heart of the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus. The Northrop Auditorium was built in 1929 and is named for Cyrus Northrop, who was the university's president from 1884 to 1911. Northrop Auditorium tickets are a hot sell!
The Northrop Auditorium was built in a neoclassical style, and has seating for 4,800, which would have held the entire student body in the 1920s. There are two Northrop seating levels: the main floor and a balcony level. One of the largest concert organs, an Aeolian-Skinner organ was installed in the Northrop Auditorium in 1932. The mission statement of the University of Minnesota is inscribed on Northrop Auditorium's façade.
The Northrop Auditorium is the venue of choice for many smaller national touring acts. Whenever Ani DiFranco plays Minneapolis, you can bet on her playing the Northrop. Other events on the Northrop Auditorium's schedule include ballet, theatre performances and campus and public events. The Northrop Auditorium also housed the entire University of Minnesota Gallery until it was moved to the Weisman Art Museum in 1993.
The Northrop Auditorium was home to the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, now the Minnesota Orchestra, until 1974. The Northrop has hosted Neil Young, Van Morrison, Wilco, Tori Amos and Paul Simon among others. As soon as events are put on the Northrop Auditorium schedule, you can count on the tickets going quickly due to the small capacity of 4,800. Northrop Auditorium tickets go fast!
Northrop Auditorium hosts concerts in an intimate setting with great sound and sightlines. Since it is so small, Northrop Auditorium tickets to quickly. The Northrop is officially part of the University of Minnesota campus and is a premiere campus facility. Buy your Northrop Auditorium Tickets today!