NMP News

Thursday Twelfth Night Performance 7:30, Others as Publicized

Please note that the Thursday evening performance of Twelfth night, August 5 at the Ossian Performance Pavilion, will begin at 7:30 in accordance with the Ossian Performance Pavilion schedule. We apologize that earlier New Minowa Players publicity listed it at an earlier time. All other performances remain as publicized and occur at Bentdahl Commons on … [Read More]

And, We’re Back!

At its July 13 meeting, the New Minowa Players board of directors approved resuming live indoor theatre. The first indoor performances scheduled will be the children’s show in October, a locally-written version of “The Wind in the Willows.” But first, don’t miss Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night,” directed and acted by your young people, junior high through … [Read More]

Sunday Performance of Unexpected Moments

Since the Friday performance of Unexpected Moments was cancelled due to rain (with lightning), that performance will now be replaced with a Sunday evening performance.  We hope you can join us either Saturday, June 26 or Sunday, June 27, both performances at 7:00 p.m. on the soccer field behind the Decorah High School. Tickets for … [Read More]

Stage Being Replaced

It has been close to a year since any of our patrons has set foot in the NMP building. Before then, the building was full of activity. You could close your eyes and hear doors opening and closing, footsteps in the hallway, vocal warm-ups, and lines spoken, softly at first, then with confidence. Now the … [Read More]

Audition Information for 2021 Young People’s Production

Directors Hallie Johnson, Indigo Fish, and music director Sam Wilson are thrilled to bring live theatre back to New Minowa Players’ with the 2021 Young People’s Production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night! All young people going into 7th grade through just having graduated from college are eligible to audition, and we welcome all levels of experience.  … [Read More]


Congratulations to all involved in the show “Clue Stay At Home.” It was our first venture into staging a full show online. Thanks to David Mendez, the director, for creating the vision, to the actors for rehearsing and recording via Zoom, and to the tech team for bringing it all together. And, thank you to … [Read More]

2021 Young People’s Production Announced

We are excited to announce the 2021 Young People’s Production will be an outdoor production of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night”. It will be directed by Indigo Fish and Hallie Johnson, with music direction by Sam Wilson. Twelfth Night

Scholarships Available

Since 1990, New Minowa Players has offered an annual scholarship to students graduating from area high schools. Applications for 2021 Scholarships are now available and must be submitted by June 4. Scholarships

Audition Info for Summer Show

Auditions Open for Actors and Writers! Our summer show this year will be something new. “Unexpected Moments” will be an outdoor performance with potential online content. Soil scientists sometimes explain that what some people see as a handful of dirt is in fact teeming with life. That’s how we feel about the year 2020. It … [Read More]

Tickets Available for Clue Stay At Home

Tickets are now available online for the April 18-21 viewing of Clue Stay At Home. Unlike our previous online offering, this one does require that our audience members purchase a ticket. It is a show for which we paid royalties, and therefore are requiring purchase of a ticket. Broadway on Demand is the company who … [Read More]