Musicals like this only come along but once.

Sept 12 - Oct 27, 2018
Closed Oct 27

Book by Enda Walsh
Music & Lyrics by Glen Hansard & Markéta Irglová
Based on the Motion Picture Written and Directed by John Carney

Directed by Peter Rothstein
Music Direction by Jason Hansen
Choreography by Kelli Foster Warder

Starring Ben Bakken and Britta Ollmann

On the streets of Dublin, an Irish songwriter and a Czech immigrant are drawn together by their shared love of music. Over the course of one fateful week, their unexpected friendship and collaboration quickly evolves into a powerful but complicated love story, propelled by emotionally charged music. Winner of 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Once is an artistic triumph about the power of music to connect us all.

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A Theater Latté Da original heads Off-Broadway.

Nov 1 -4, 2018

By Peter Rothstein
Vocal Arrangements by Erick Lichte and Timothy C. Takach

Directed by Peter Rothstein
Music Direction by Erick Lichte

November 9 - December 30, 2018
Sheen Center for Thought and Culture, 18 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012

The Western Front, Christmas, 1914. Out of the violence comes a silence, then a song. A German soldier steps into No Man’s Land singing “Stille Nacht.” Thus begins an extraordinary night of camaraderie, music, peace. A remarkable true story, told in the words and songs of the men who lived it.

For tickets in NYC or the North American Tour, click the link below.

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Sondheim's most romantic comedy—a masterpiece.

Jan 23 - Mar 10, 2019

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by Hugh Wheeler
Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick
Suggested by a Film by Ingmar Bergman
Originally Produced and Directed on Broadway by Harold Prince

Directed by Peter Rothstein
Music Direction by Jason Hansen
Choreography by Heidi Spesard-Noble

Starring Sally Wingert and Mark Benninghofen featuring all-star cast including Grace Chermak, Bradley Greenwald, Elizabeth Hawkinson, Susan Hofflander, Riley McNutt, Rodolfo Nieto, Britta Ollmann, and Mabel Weismann.

Part comedy of manners, part battle of the sexes, this funny, elegant work inspired by Ingmar Bergman’s period film Smiles of a Summer Night explores the tangled web of affairs centered around leading actress Desirée Armfeldt. Winner of multiple Tony Awards including Best Musical, A Little Night Music features a romantic score, set entirely in 3/4 time signatures, including Sondheim’s most popular song “Send in the Clowns.”

Tickets are currently available as a part of our season ticket packages. 
Single tickets are on sale now.


A theatrical concert presented in partnership with VocalEssence.

Mar 20- 24, 2019

Season Add-on

The Royal National Theatre Version
Music by Leonard Bernstein
Book adapted from Voltaire by Hugh Wheeler
In a New Version by John Caird
Lyrics by Richard Wilbur
Additional Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, John Latouche, Lillian Hellman, and Leonard Bernstein

Directed by Peter Rothstein
Music Direction by Philip Brunelle
Starring Phinehas Bynum, Bradley Greenwald, Liv Redpath, Michael Fairbairn, Liz Hawkinson, G. Phillip Shoultz, III,
Susan Hofflander, and Rodolfo Nieto.  

A tale exploding with star-crossed lovers, melodramatic villains, broad comedy, and a beautiful score, Candide combines the power of opera with the delights of musical theatre. Wrapped in irony, this musical follows the optimistic young Candide in search of “the best of all possible worlds" on an extraordinary journey to reunite with his soulmate. An all-star cast will be joined by a full orchestra and a chorus of sixty--the perfect way to savor the epic beauty of Bernstein's remarkable score.

Performances of Candide will be held at the
Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts, 528 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, 55403

Season ticket add-ons are SOLD OUT.
Please click the link below or call the VocalEssence Box Office at 612-371-5656 to purchase single tickets.


“More than any god could ever plan. More than a woman or a man.”

MAR 27 - May 5, 2019

Text by John Cameron Mitchell
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Trask

Directed by Annie Enneking and Peter Rothstein
Music Direction by Jason Hansen
Starring Tyler Michaels as Hedwig and Jay Owen Eisenberg as Yitzhak

“Groundbreaking and undoubtedly ahead of its time,” says Entertainment Weekly, this genre-bending, fourth-wall-smashing musical sensation, with a pulsing rock score and electrifying performances, tells the story of one of the most unique characters to ever hit the stage. Winner of the 2014 Tony award for Best Musical Revival, Hedwig and the Angry Inch is an inspiration to anyone who has felt life gave them an inch when they deserved a mile.


The poignant world premiere about young love and old friends.

World Premiere
May 29 - June 30, 2019

Written by Harrison David Rivers
Original music by Jelloslave cellists Jacqueline Ultan and Michelle Kinney

Directed by Peter Rothstein
Choreography by Penelope Freeh

Starring André Shoals and Mark Benninghofen

Todd and Arthur are two former ballet dancers who reunite at New York’s Lincoln Center Plaza having not seen each other for more than 25 years. This beautifully-told story takes us through the lives of both men, their choices, regrets, and coming to terms with age, illness and sexual identity. Harrison David Rivers’ (Five Points) world premiere play features original music by Minneapolis-based Jelloslave cellists Jacqueline Ultan and Michelle Kinney.

Single tickets are on sale now!

New musicals in the making.


Season Add-on

July 2019
Ritz Theater

The NEXT Festival is Theater Latté Da’s New Work Festival showcasing new works that stretch the boundaries of musical storytelling. Each new work in the Festival receives staged readings providing audience members the opportunity to get in on the ground floor of the creative process. Following each presentation is an in-depth conversation with the playwrights, composers, and lyricists. Be a part of Theater Latté Da’s commitment to the next generation of the Great American Musical.

Tickets are currently available as a season ticket add-on. 
Single tickets will go on sale in June 2019.