May 15 - 31, 2015
Fri, Sat at 7:00pm, Sun at 2:00pm (No show on May 17 & 24.)
The heartwarming story of aging Ethel and Norman Thayer, who spend each summer at their home on a lake called Golden Pond, explores familial relationships and the challenges that accompany the twilight years of marriage. A touching, funny, and life-affirming drama.
Viewing age: Recommended for audiences age 13 and older.
General public ticket sales: April 6, 2015 Ticket: Adult $24; Senior $19; Student $17 May 23 at 7pm performance will be interpreted in ASL for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Contact the Box Office 507-282-8481 for more information.
Billy Ray... Logan Ackerman
Ethel Thayer... Mary Lambert
Bill Ray... Sean Lundberg
Norman Thayer... Merritt Olsen
Chelsea Thayer Wayne... Amanda Ruggeri
Charlie Martin... Angus Russell
NEW: 2015-2016 Season Main Stage Productions
Catch Me If You Can
Book by Terrance McNally. Music by Mark Shaiman, Lyrics by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittlman.
September 18 – October 4, 2015
Based on the hit DreamWorks film, this splashy musical spectacle follows the high-flying adventures of a globetrotting con-artist.
Viewing age: age 13 and up. General public ticket sales: August 3, 2015 Ticket: Adult $29; Senior $24; Student $19 Auditions: July 20 & 21 at 7:00pm. [Musical]
It’s a Wonderful Life
By James W. Rogers, based on the film by Frank Capra.
December 4 – 20, 2015
This fine dramatization not only celebrates the faith of the season, it also celebrates the American philosophy of life: hard work, fair play, and the love and support of one’s family and community will be rewarded.
Viewing age: all ages. General public ticket sales: October 26, 2015 Ticket: Adult $29; Senior $24; Student $19 Auditions: October 12 & 13 at 7:00pm. [Drama]
By John Cariani
February 5 - 21, 2016
On a cold, clear, moonless night in the middle of winter, all is not quite what it seems in the remote, mythical town of Almost, Maine.
“Utterly endearing… It’s hard not to warm up to Almost, Maine. A crowd-pleaser.” – Broadway.com
Viewing age: age 10 and up. General public ticket sales: January 4, 2016 Ticket: Adult $24; Senior $19; Student $17 Auditions: December 28 & 29 at 7:00pm. [Romantic Comedy]
Original Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman. Book by Julian Fellows. New Songs and Additional Music and Lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Crewe. Co-Created by Cameron Mackintosh.
April 1 – 24, 2016
One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way – as a ‘practically’ perfect musical!
Viewing age: all ages. General public ticket sales: February 22, 2016 Ticket: Adult $29; Senior $24; Student $19 Auditions: February 8 & 9 at 7:00pm. [Musical]
By Lucille Fletcher
June 10 – 26, 2016
An outstanding Broadway success, this ingeniously devised thriller builds steadily in menace and suspense until the final, breath-stopping moment of its unexpected ending.
“A most superior thriller… from its; first blood-curdling scream, a first-class example of its genre” – NY Times
Viewing age: age 10 and up. General public ticket sales: April 25, 2016 Ticket: Adult $24; Senior $19; Student $17 Auditions: April 11 & 12 at 7:00pm. [Drama/Thriller]
The 39 Steps
By Patrick Barlow and John Buchan
July 15 – 31, 2016
“Theatre at its finest! … Absurdly enjoyable! This gleefully theatrical riff on Hitchcock’s film is fast and frothy, performed by a cast of four that seems like a cast of thousands.” – NY Times
Winner! 2 Tony and Drama Desk Awards, 2008 Winner! Best New Comedy, Laurence Olivier Award, 2007
“A wonderful triumph of theatre!” – BBC Radio 4
Viewing age: age 10 and up. General public ticket sales: June 6, 2016 Ticket: Adult $24; Senior $19; Student $17 Auditions: May 23 & 24 at 7:00pm. [Comedy]
Winner of 4 Tony Awards in 1996 including the Best Musical.
Book, music, lyrics by Jonathan Larson
September 12 - October 5, 2014 (Past event)
Thurs, Fri, Sat at 7:00pm, Sun at 2:00pm (No performance on September 20 & 21.)
RENT is the Broadway hit that re-defined the modern American musical. Based on the timeless La bohème, RENT tells the story of young artists, musicians, and romantics struggling to survive, thrive, and love in New York City, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS. Featuring songs like “Rent,” “One Song Glory,” “Over the Moon,” “Light My Candle,” and “Seasons of Love,” RENT is a modern classic not to be missed.
Viewing age: Due to the strong language and subject matter, RENT is recommended for audiences ages 16 and older.
Director: Greg Miller
Music/Vocal Director: Doug Petty
Choreographer: Mallory McKay
Scenic Designer: Denise Ruemping
Lighting Designer: Ben Hain
Costume Designer: Emma Skumautz
Stage Manager: Kate Bender
Laura Fierro… Mimi Lisa Modry… Ensemble
Mitchell Gibson… Ensemble Tommy Rinkoski… Ensemble
Samantha Gibson… Ensemble Allison Schulz… Ensemble
Jennifer Giese… Ensemble Dylon Starr… Mark
Bryar Hansen… Benny Laura Vannelli… Joanne
Katie Hawley… Maureen Jayke Workman… Angel
Cody Jensen… Tom Collins Jordan Wylde… Roger
Sean Lundberg… Ensemble
The Musical Miracle on 34th Street - ALL SOLD OUT!
Original Script by Greg Miller
December 5 - 21, 2014 (Past event)
Thurs, Fri, Sat at 7:00pm, Sun at 2:00pm
Based on the 1955 teleplay Miracle on 34th Street, this clever adaptation will delight and amaze the young and the young-at-heart. Featuring favorite holiday hits alongside an inspiring story, this fresh original Holiday Musical will bring the spirit of the season to all. A great Yuletide musical for the whole family!
Showcasing classic holiday favorites:
"It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year," "I’ll be Home for Christmas," "Winter Wonderland," "Santa Claus is Coming to Town," "No Place Like Home for the Holidays," "I Believe," "Here Comes Santa Claus," and many more!
Viewing age: all ages.
Dec 13 performance will be interpreted in ASL for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Contact the Box Office 507-282-8481 for more information.
Director, Script Writer, Scenic Designer: Greg Miller Music Director: Jan Matson
Vocal Director: Ann Siverling Choreographer: Megan Shelley
Costume Designer: Emma Skumautz Stage Manager: Dawn Killian Bradley
Logan Ackerman… Peter Luke Langseth… Mr. Gimble
Brian Beddard… Judge Harper Greg Miller… Mr. Sawyer Carl Benson... District Attorney Mara Denny Schrandt… Kris Kringle
Karl Bristol… Fred Gailey Gabby Schumacher… Susan Walker
Rich Dietman… Mr. Shellhammer Mike Tri... Mr. Macy
Melissa Kaffine Gergen… Doris Walker Anastacia Wells… Alice
Mitch Gibson... Ronnie
Anastacia Balkwadze, Cynthia Biorn, Christine Boos, Brian Brown, Jackson Davidson, Lynne Drumm, Brittany Freeman, Reese Glynn, Nicholas Hart, William Laudon, Annette Schuler, Audrey Van Brunt, Dre Withers
Miss Nelson is Missing
Adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, based on the Book by Harry Allard and James Marshall
January 30 - February 8, 2015 (Past event)
Fri at 7:00pm, Sat at 2:00pm and 7:00pm, Sun at 2:00pm
This highly imaginative adaptation of the popular children’s book takes audiences on a great adventure! The good natured teacher Miss Nelson mysteriously disappears and is replaced by the stern Miss Swamp, propelling the intrepid students (and audience) on an quest to find out what happened to Miss Nelson and to hopefully rescue her. Fun and adventure for all ages.
Viewing age: all ages. Feb 7 at 2pm performance will be interpreted in ASL for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Contact the Box Office 507-282-8481 for more information.
Ticket: Adult $24; Senior $19; Student $17
Director: Denise Ruemping
Scenic Designer: Greg Miller Costume Designer: Emma Skumautz Stage Manager: Mike Ling
Miss Nelson/Miss Swamp... Melissa Gergen
Principal Humleker/Detective McSmogg... Matthew Marshall
Raymond... Jack Harrington
Phoebe... Anna Hammell
George Jorgenson Jr. ... Ian Gill
Lavita... Anastacia Bolkwadze
Morris (Mouse)... Corie Casper
Kimberly... Elizabeth Trewartha-Weiner
Elvis... Josiah Rutgers
Book by Joe Masteroff, based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood.
Music by John Kander. Lyrics by Fred Ebb
March 13 - 29, 2015 (Past Event)
Thurs, Fri and Sat at 7:00pm, Sun at 2:00pm
The twelve-time Tony Award winning musical masterpiece, Cabaret is loved for iconic songs such as “Wilkommen," "Cabaret,” and its sophisticated blending of great music and dance with a multilayer storyline. Set in 1931 Berlin, Cabaret contrasts love, optimism, and naiveté with organized bigotry, and individual and societal lust for power. It is a timeless and powerful musical!
Viewing age: Recommended for audiences age 16 and older. Ticket: Adult $29; Senior $24; Student $19
March 15 at 2pm performance will be interpreted in ASL for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Contact the Box Office 507-282-8481 for more information.
Director, Scenic Designer: Greg Miller
Music Director: Jan Matson
Vocal Director: Carla Thelen Hanson
Choreographer: Debbie Fuehrer Costume Designer: Emma Skumautz Stage Manager: Pam Allan
Mitch Gibson… Ensemble Cody Jensen… Clifford Bradshaw Jerry Casper… Herr Schultz Johanna Lillie… Ensemble Jackson Davidson… Ensemble Chelsea Lloyd… Ensemble Brittany Freeman… Ensemble Mallory McKay… Ensemble Julie Galaty… Ensemble Melissa McNallan… Fräulein Kost Bryan Gerber… Ensemble Michelle Nyman… Fräulein Schneider Leslie Haack… The Emcee Audrey Rinkoski… Sally Bowles Sean Harrington… Ernst Ludwig