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The Crucible Postponed

In solidarity with the all who are striving to keep our communities healthy amidst the COVID-19 outbreak, New Minowa Players is postponing performances of The Crucible until an unknown time. Rehearsals and in-person meetings have been suspended as well. We encourage you to keep your lives rich with arts in whatever ways are possible during … [Read More]

Three More Opportunities for Winnie-the-Pooh

Thanks to all of the enthusiastic audiences we’ve enjoyed in the first weekend of Winnie-the-Pooh. There are three more opportunities to see the show: Friday, January 24 at 7:00 and Saturday, January 25 at both 2:00 and 7:00. Even if tickets are listed as “sold out” we would love for you to come to the … [Read More]

Coming in January – Winnie the Pooh

Winnie the Pooh is singing happily, “Isn’t it funny how a bear likes honey” when the trouble begins. Kanga comes to the forest with soap for baths and spoonfuls of Strengthening Medicine! In this medley of Pooh adventures, Pooh gets stuck in a tree, Owl is convinced that Kanga has a bottle of poison, Piglet … [Read More]

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]

Children’s Show Auditions August 23

Auditions for our annual children’s show, “Alice In Wonderland” will be held Friday, August 23rd 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 our first rehearsal on August 26th … [Read More]

Celebrating Xanadu

Congratulations to directors Hallie Johnson and Emma Fretheim, along with the cast and crew of Xanadu, and thanks to everyone who attended. New Minowa Players is proud of our yearly tradition of celebrating our youth by offering this opportunity each August – a show for junior high, high school, and college aged people to be … [Read More]

Xanadu Tickets Available

Xanadu, our Young People’s Production for 2019, will be performed August 1-4 at New Minowa Players Theatre. Featuring actors junior high through college age, Xanadu follows the journey of a magical and beautiful Greek muse, Kira, who descends from the heavens of Mount Olympus to Venice Beach, California, in 1980 on a quest to inspire … [Read More]