NMP News

Cast Announced for The Rocky Horror Show

We are thrilled to announce the cast of “The Rocky Horror Show” coming to Impact Coffee November 5, 6, & 7! Brad Majors – Alexander Rosenow Janet Weiss – Aleesa Baakko Dr. Frank ‘N’ Furter – Adam Lenehan Riff Raff – Alex Schlesinger Magenta – Elena Fackler Columbia – Cydney Weitzel Rocky Horror – Nick … [Read More]

The Wind and the Willows Cast Announced

Meet the cast of The Wind in the Willows. Olivia plays Rabbit 1, Otter, and Weasel 1. Nessa plays Water Rat. Taylor plays Rabbit 3, Horse, and Badger. Kaya plays Toad. Mary is the Narrator and plays Rabbit 2 and Weasel 2. Elsa plays Mole. The Wind in the Willows will be performed October 21-24 … [Read More]

Children’s Show Auditions Thursday

Auditions for the New Minowa Players annual children’s show, “The Wind In The Willows,” will be held Thursday , August 26th beginning at 6:00 at New Minowa Players Theatre, 906 South Mill Street, Decorah. Auditions will last approximately one hour. No actor preparation is necessary, but please bring a list of conflicts you have between … [Read More]

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