NMP News

Auditions Announced for Grand Tally

Auditions for the November production of Grand Tally will be held Friday, September 20 beginning at 6 p.m. and Saturday, September 21 beginning at 11 a.m. Performance dates are November 21-24. Check out the full audition call by following this link: https://www.newminowaplayers.org/mc-events/auditions-for-grand-tally?mc_id=95

New Board Members Welcomed

New Minowa Players welcomes two new board members as we begin our 2019-2020 season. Sam Whitehead is our new Corresponding Secretary, and Kristen Underwood is serving as an At Large member. We welcome their creativity and leadership.

Congratulations to 2019 Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to Hallie Johnson and Jordyn Hussain on being named the 2019 New Minowa Players Scholarship winners. Both were involved in drama and speech in high school and have been heavily involved in New Minowa Players productions for years. We wish both of these talented young people all the best as they begin their college … [Read More]

Alice in Wonderland in Rehearsal

The 2019 Children’s Show, a locally written version of the classic tale Alice in Wonderland, is in rehearsal with our largest children’s cast ever! Forty-seven actors aged six to thirteen will bring this Lewis Carroll story to life. The script is written by Rick Scheffert, with music and lyrics by Sheryl Scheffert. Production dates are … [Read More]

Mamma Mia! Performs through Sunday

Performance time is here for the cast of Mamma Mia! Remaining performances are tonight (Friday) and Saturday beginning at 7:30, and Sunday beginning at 2:00. Box office is open two hours before each show, and online tickets are available here.  Congratulations to all involved, for a great opening night!

Mamma Mia! Cast List

Characters, in order of appearance: Sophie Sheridan – Linnea Carlson Ali – Cydney Weitzel Lisa – Maddie Flom-Staab Donna Sheridan – Karen Esterl Tanya – Aleesa Baakko Rosie – Greta Goetting Sky – Aaron Kvale Pepper – Parker Fretheim Eddie – Erik Johnson Harry Bright – Eric Ellingsen Bill Austin – Adam Lenehan Sam Charmichael … [Read More]

New Minowa Players Scholarships Available

Since 1990, New Minowa Players has offered an annual scholarship to students graduating from area high schools. Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on May 31, 2019. The major criteria for choosing the winner(s) of this $200 scholarship is the student’s involvement in drama and related areas and the intent to continue that involvement, … [Read More]

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]