A look inside the renovated Northrop auditorium

Main hall
The newly renovated Northrop Auditorium, which features a more intimate 2,700-seat configuration, new rehearsal and classroom spaces, open lobby areas and refurbished entrance, reopens this weekend. In this photo, the upper balcony in the main hall has been shortened, with a closer proximity to the stage allowing for better sight lines.
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After a massive three-year, $100 million renovation, the University of Minnesota's Northrop auditorium is set to open to the public Friday.

Northrop Director Christine Tschida gave Tom Weber a preview of the space. (Disclosure: Minnesota Public Radio and the University of Minnesota are business partners in the Top Coast Festival, which will have some events at Northrup.)

Check out a 360-degree view of the auditorium.

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