NMP News

Auditions for Winnie the Pooh

Adult and high-school aged actors are invited to audition for NMP’s January show, Winnie the Pooh. Auditions will be held Saturday, November 16 beginning at 10 a.m., at the New Minowa Players Theatre. Those auditioning are asked to read or tell part of any Winnie the Pooh story. The reading or recitation should include acting, … [Read More]

Grand Tally November 21-24

Grand Tally is a comedic adventure in which the world’s foremost map maker, Grand Tally decides to cut costs by omitting the state of Montana from their road atlas. Militia members assume the map makers have inside information that the government plans to get rid of the state. A Christian cult believes the rapture is … [Read More]

Congratulations and Thank You

Congratulations to the cast, costumers, and production team of Alice in Wonderland, and thank you to the audiences who made it all worthwhile! This locally-written version of the classic tale featured 45 children on stage and played to sold-out crowds. Bravo!

Alice in Wonderland Tickets – How to Proceed

Tickets for Alice in Wonderland Perhaps you heard, we sold out the original four performances of Alice in Wonderland, then we added a Wednesday performance, and that is nearly sold out, too. Here are important considerations, though, if you’d like to see the show – because we all want you to see it! We issue … [Read More]

Grand Tally Cast Announced

Director Sam Whitehead is pleased to announce casting for NMP’s November show, Grand Tally. Grand Tally, the world’s foremost map maker, is under orders from the publisher to create an atlas of exactly 80 pages. When cartographers hand them a 82-page draft, something has to be done. Executives, including Mr. Mason, played by Adam Lenehan, … [Read More]

Alice In Wonderland Cast is Announced

The characters of the Queen of Hearts, the Cheshire Cat, and the Mad Hatter are all classics in children’s literature. These characters and many more will come to life in New Minowa Players’ children’s show “Alice In Wonderland,” being performed at the NMP theater October 23-27. Local playwright Rick Scheffert has written the show’s script … [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]