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Cast Announced for Mamma Mia!

New Minowa Players and director Sheryl Scheffert are excited to announce the cast of their summer musical, Mamma Mia! Karen Esterl will be playing Donna Sheridan, owner of a taverna on a Greek island, and Linnea Carlson will play her daughter Sophie, about to get married. Donna is joined by her former bandmates, the Dynamoes, … [Read More]

Almost, Maine Cast Announcement

Prologue, Interlogue & Epilogue Ginette: Jordyn Hussain Pete: Sawyer Vanden Brink Her Heart East: Steven Holkesvik Glory: Cydney Weitzel Sad and Glad Jimmy: Austin Olson Sandrine: Crystal Harrell Waitress: Violet Hatfield This Hurts Marvalyn: Mina Sahir Steve: David Mendez Getting it Back Gayle: Sheryl Scheffert Lendall: Rick Scheffert They Fell Chad: Hayden Carlson Randy: Billy … [Read More]

Directors Wanted!

It’s time to plan our coming season, and we would like to hear from you! Each March the board of directors welcomes submissions from potential directors who would like to direct shows during the next season. Our fiscal year runs July 1 through June 30, so  in this case we are requesting proposals for shows … [Read More]

A Year with Frog and Toad

Book and Lyrics by Willie Reale Music by Robert Reale Directed by Sheryl Scheffert   Based on Arnold Lobel's well-loved books, and featuring a hummable score by Robert and Willie Reale, this whimsical show follows two great friends – the cheerful, popular Frog and the rather grumpy Toad – through four fun-filled seasons. ​Waking from … [Read More]

Ordinary Days

Music and Lyrics by Adam Gwon Directed by Andrew Last   From one of musical theatre's most exciting new composers comes ORDINARY DAYS, a refreshingly honest and funny musical about making real connections in the city that never sleeps (but probably should at some point). ORDINARY DAYS tells the story of four young New Yorkers … [Read More]

Genie in the Sand

Original script by Rick Scheffert Music & Lyrics by Sheryl Scheffert Directed by Rick Scheffert   GENIE IN THE SAND is a story about wishes being granted, written by Rick Scheffert, with lyrics and music by Sheryl Scheffert. Actors in first through eighth grades bring the stories to life under the stage direction of Rick … [Read More]

God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater

Book & Lyrics by Howard Ashman Music by Alan Menken Directed by Ayla Carbonell   GOD BLESS YOU, MR. ROSEWATER is an adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut's classic novel. This musical tells the story of Eliot Rosewater, an eccentric multimillionaire and World War II veteran who makes it his life's mission to use his money to … [Read More]