Acting

Northland Native Writes & Directs Holocaust Play

Historical Play Performed at UW-Superior This Weekend

SUPERIOR, Wis. – An original play written from the view of children who experienced the holocaust is being performed at UW-Superior this weekend. “Children of the Holocaust” will be performed in the Manion Theatre on the UW-Superior campus. Performances will take place on Feb. 23 and 24 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 25 at 2 p.m. This original script, which…

Wise Fool Theater Presents Of Mice and Men

Local Actors Bring Classic Story to Stage

DULUTH, Minn. – Wise Fool Theater is starting up its performance season for the new year and they’re starting things off with a classic story. The theater will be performing Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. The tale follows two migrant workers in 1930s America who are trying to find a better life for themselves. Shows run February 2-4,…

“Calendar Girls” Tickets Going Fast at The Underground

Production Follows Friends through Fame and Friendship

DULUTH, Minn. – The latest production at The Underground is opening Thursday evening. The show follows two friends on a journey for good. “Calendar Girls” is based on a true story of middle-aged friends who decide to raise money for a sofa after the sudden death of a husband. The calendar they create gets them a big amount of attention,…

Superheroes to Invade Duluth Playhouse

Superheroes will Perform on Stage at the Duluth Playhouse Underground Theatre

DULUTH, Minn. – Starting Saturday, July 8, superheroes will be flying into the Duluth Playhouse ready to work together and save the day. Imaginarium: Superheroes! will be performed July 8 through July 23 every Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday the show starts at 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., and Sundays performance begins at 2:00 p.m. Two brothers and the girl…

Duluth Playhouse Presents One Act Festival

Festival Kicks Off in Duluth, Celebrates New Plays Written and Directed by Women Playwrights

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Playhouse is inviting you to join in on the fun of their first ever One Act Festival. The festival is a celebration of new plays written by women playwrights from around the country and directed by women in Duluth. The goal of the event is to highlight women voices, while showcasing many short seven to…

The Duluth Playhouse Presents Tony Award-Winning Musical

La Cage Aux Folles

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Playhouse is now presenting a musical that has won six Tony Awards. La Cage Aux Folles is on the main stage April 28-30 and May 3-7. Show times are Wednesday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday Matinees (2:00 p.m.) on April 29 and May 6. The plot follows two men who learn their son is…

UW-Superior Presents “Crimes of the Heart”

SUPERIOR, Wis. – UW-Superior is now presenting a story of three sisters reuniting and dealing with past decisions. The play is called “Crimes of the Heart.” Ellen Badger, who plays Babe Botrelle, visited FOX 21 to chat about the play. She says the show brings comedy to serious circumstances. Performances are April 28 and 29 at 7:30 p.m. and April 30…

UMD Theatre Gives Encore Performance in Fundraising Effort

"One River" Heads to Regionals

DULUTH, Minn. – University of Minnesota-Duluth theater students are being recognized for their work. The production “One River,” written and directed by UMD Professor Tom Isbell, has been selected as one of six in the region to be performed at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival at the Region V Festival in Des Moines, Iowa. The regional competition runs…