NMP News

“Clue” is Not a Musical!

Although we first publicized “Clue” as a musical, the “Stay at Home” version we are doing is not a musical. We apologize for any inconvenience created by this misunderstanding. (In our defense, it was listed under the heading “Musical” on the website where we rent the scripts, but in checking further, it is a play … [Read More]

Auditions Open for “Clue”

Auditions Call All interested actors, high school age and older are invited to audition for New Minowa Players’ spring show, Clue. This show brings the classic board game of “whodunit” to life! A cast of zany characters leads a romp through the night, trying to solve a murder. All the while, the murderer hides among … [Read More]

My Father’s Dragon Congratulations

Congratulations to everyone involved in the January show, “My Father’s Dragon,” and thanks to everyone who has watched it and shared comments. The link to the show will remain above on this website through January 29. Afterward, the video will only be found on our YouTube channel.

My Father’s Dragon Coming January 22

Virtual Rehearsals for the January online production of “My Father’s Dragon” are underway. Cast members rehearse from their own homes, and create videos which will be used in the final production. It premieres on our YouTube channel January 22 at 7:00, with a link to the show here (above) on our home page. My Father’s Dragon … [Read More]

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]