NMP News

Auditions Open for My Father’s Dragon

Auditions for actor-puppeteer-collaborators are now open for New Minowa Players’ January production of “My Father’s Dragon.” Audition materials are available on their website, newminowaplayers.org, and must be submitted by November 30 using this form. If for some reason using the link above is problematic, please email director Sheryl Scheffert at sherylscheffert@gmail.com. New Minowa Players is … [Read More]

Coming Soon: A Virtual Variety Show

We’ve heard from our youth (“Quarantine Cabaret”, in August) and our children (“If I Were”), and now it’s time to feature the adults! “A Virtual Variety Show” will premiere here on our website November 19, and will be available through November 25. Expect theatre-based songs and other songs, along with two original monologues. There will … [Read More]

Congratulations to Cast of “If I Were”!

Congratulations to everyone involved in our children’s show, “If I Were,” and thank you to the appreciative virtual audiences. All rehearsals were online, one actor or family at a time, segments were filmed by family members, and the show was shared on our YouTube channel. It is another example of people creating ways to perform … [Read More]

If I Were, our 2020 Children’s Show Premieres October 26

“If I Were”, our 2020 Children’s Show premieres Monday, October 26 at 6:15 p.m. on our New Minowa Players YouTube channel. A direct link will be available here on our website through November 2. “If I Were” is a series of monologues and songs where thirteen young actors, ages 7-13, explore what it might be … [Read More]

Audition Call

Auditions Open for Virtual Variety Show   New Minowa Players is excited to announce that auditions are now open for their 2020 November show, a Virtual Variety Show featuring adults, high school age and above. Talents could include original poetry, juggling, playing an instrument, singing, or any number of other things. Audition videos should be … [Read More]

Auditions for Children’s Show (online)

Auditions for New Minowa Players children’s show, “If I Were”, will be held on Zoom, Friday, August 28 at 6:00 p.m. Parents who wish for their children to participate need to email the director, Rick Scheffert, at spiritofclaypottery@gmail.com to receive a link to the Zoom auditions. Any child in kindergarten through eighth grade is welcome … [Read More]

It’s Membership Time

Membership at New Minowa Players is open to everyone. Annual memberships can be started or renewed by following this link:  


Congratulations to everyone involved with the Young People’s Production of “A Quarantine Cabaret”! It was New Minowa Players’ first production since stepping away because of the pandemic. All rehearsals and the performance were done online. We are proud of the initiative and leadership of our youth, and although we hope to resume producing live theatre … [Read More]

Cast Announced for A Quarantine Cabaret

New Minowa Players is pleased to announce the cast for our 2020 Young People’s Production, “A Quarantine Cabaret.“  The show will be presented virtually from August 7th to the 14th on the New Minowa Players website.  Those choosing to be in the virtual audience are free to access the recording anytime between August 7 and August 14. … [Read More]

Audition Call for YPP: Quarantine Cabaret

Here’s something new for junior high, high school and college aged actors! The New Minowa Players board has decided it is not prudent to produce a staged Young People’s Production this year because of the dangers associated with COVID-19, but our youth will not be thwarted. Directors Hallie Johnson and Indigo Fish will change their … [Read More]