Guthrie Crawford-Livingston Theatre, 30 10th Street East, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Guthrie Crawford-Livingston Theater

Address: 30 10th Street E
Neighborhood/s: Downtown, Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1964
Primary Style: Modern
Historic Function: Theater / concertwarning.png"Theater / concert" is not in the list of possible values (House/single dwelling or duplex, Airport terminal, Apartments/condominiums, Auditorium/music facility, Bank/financial institution, Barn/agricultural building, Business, Capitol , City hall/town hall/, Civic, Clinic/medical office, Clubhouse, College/university, Correctional facility, Courthouse, Dancehall/reception area, Department store, Drive-in restaurant or business, Energy facility, Fire/police station, Fortification, Gas/filling station, Government office, Grain elevator, Hospital, Hotel/motel, Institutional housing, Library, Manufacturing facility, Meeting hall, Military facility, Mortuary/funeral home, Multiple dwelling, Museum, Office, Organizational, Park building, Post office, Public works, Rail-related, including depots, Ranger station, Religious/Place of worship, Religious facility, other, Resort/spa, Restaurant, Sanitarium, School, Shopping center/mall/strip mall, Secondary building/sheds, privies, Sports facility/stadium, Theater/concert hall, Warehouse/storage, Other) for this property.
Current Function: College/university
Current Function: Theater / concert hall
Other Current Function: Theater / concert hall
Architect or source of design: Ellerbe Associates
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Stone

Downtown Saint Paul Ramsey County

Guthrie Crawford-Livingston Theatre, 30 10th Street East, Saint Paul, Minnesota
(44.9488349° N, 93.1018962° WLatitude: 44°56′55.806″N
Longitude: 93°6′6.826″W
)


One of the Guthrie's smaller experimental theater spaces from 1968-1971.

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History

In the late 1960s, Minneapolis’s Guthrie Theater became interested in producing plays outside of its main theater space, particularly smaller spaces that would allow a more intimate setting for the audience and actors.

On Dec. 29, 1967, the Guthrie opened the Guthrie Crawford-Livingston Theatre at the Minnesota Arts and Science Center at 30 10th Street East in St. Paul, creating a separate St. Paul repertory season in this 500-seat theater.

At the Crawford-Livingston Theatre, the Guthrie staged productions such as “She Stoops to Conquer” and “Enrico IV” in a few short seasons, but ceased use of the space in 1971.

The Minnesota Arts and Science Center is now the location of the McNally-Smith College of Music, and the Crawford-Livingston Theatre space has been home to the History Theatre since 1978.

Memories and stories

Photo Gallery

Related Links

Notes

  1. http://www.guthrietheater.org/about_guthrie/theater_history
  2. Levy, Simon. The Guthrie Theater. Minneapolis: The Theater, 1978. Print.
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