After Years of Work, Duluth’s NorShor Theatre Reopens This Week

Coffee Conversation: Mamma Mia! Kicks of NorShor Entertainment

DULUTH, Minn. – It’s a big week for the city of Duluth as the highly-anticipated opening of The NorShor Theatre is taking place this week. After several years of work to make this a reality, performers will once again be on the stage. “It’s incredibly exciting, it’s stressful, it’s such a momentous moment. There’s so much leading up to this…

Mamma Mia! Actors Visit FOX 21 Ahead of Opening Night

Famous Musical Marks Reopening of Historic NorShor Theatre

DULUTH, Minn. – The long-awaited opening of the NorShor Theatre is just over a week away and the regional premier of Mamma Mia! is kicking off the entertainment. The show features songs from Abba. The story follows a young bride as she prepares for her wedding. She invites three men from her mother’s past hoping to find out who her…

Norshor Theatre Wrapping Up Renovations

The historic Nor Shor Theatre will open up the first of February.

DULUTH, Minn.–  The countdown is on for the revival of downtown Duluth’s historic Norshor Theatre. In less than a month the stage will be lit and the arts and entertainment will begin.  The Duluth Play House will be turning on the Norshor Theatre marquee lights on February 1st. Many helping hands are ensuring the curtain will open. “It’s a historic…

Regional Premiere of New Musical at Teatro Zuccone Thursday

"Dogfight - A New Musical"

DULUTH, Minn. – This week Zeitgeist Arts is hosting the regional premeire of “Dogfight – A New Musical.” This musical was created by Oscar and Tony Award winning composers Pasek and Paul. The show will run August 3 – 19 on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and a Sunday Matinee will be at 2 p.m. on August 13th….

Theater Camp Students in Duluth Prepare for Performance

"All You Need is Bugs!" the Musical

DULUTH, Minn. – This week the hard work of several theater students will be on display in the musical “All You Need is Bugs!” The Myers-Wilkins Community School Collaborative is hosting the Hillside Youth Theatre camp once again this year. The matinee performances will be July 27-28 at 1:00 p.m. The night performances will both be at 7:00 p.m. on…

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…

UMD Theater Presents Disney Classic

The Litte Mermaid

DULUTH, Minn. – A classic Disney tale will soon be coming to life at the University of Minnesota – Duluth. UMD Theater is presenting The Little Mermaid. The actors playing the main roles, Amelia Barr as Ariel and Ryan Haff as Prince Eric, visited FOX 21 this morning. Both Barr and Haff say the musical is very similar to the…

Young Actors Prepare for Disney Classic

The Duluth Playhouse Presents "The Lion King Jr!"

DULUTH, Minn. – A Disney classic is coming to Duluth. The Duluth Playhouse is presenting “The Lion King Jr!” and it opens tonight. This is being performed by the Children’s Theater, so all the actors are between the ages of 12-18. Ashlee Hartwig, Duluth Playhouse Marketing Director, visited FOX 21 to chat about the musical. Hartwig tells us these young…