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November 7, 2010
Central and Denfeld staging 'Godspell' together
November 7, 2010 - 6:17pm
October 23, 2010
Preparations for the Playhouse's Halloween weekend production of the cult classic "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." Submitted photo
5Q :: Playhouse spreads the 'Rocky Horror' madness (complete with props!)
October 23, 2010 - 11:39am
August 30, 2010
Praise is high for Kate Horvath, the Playhouse's education director. When nominating Horvath for the News Tribune's annual "20 Under 40" awards, college theater student Kyle Geissler said she isn't a role model to just him -- she's also a role model to kids of all ages who are involved with that Duluth arts institution. Matthew R. Perrine/Budgeteer News
BE THE CHANGE: Kate Horvath's dreams help Duluth, area youth
August 30, 2010 - 1:10pm
February 18, 2010
While his daughter, Kier, entertains Northland audiences as Mary in the Playhouse's production of "The Secret Garden," Duluth artist Lee Zimmerman will be busy bringing the musical's namesake structure to life with his one-of-a-kind silk paintings. Matthew R. Perrine/Budgeteer News
Father, daughter join forces for 'The Secret Garden'
February 18, 2010 - 4:14pm
February 4, 2010
A rehearsal scene from Rubber Chicken's "Trial by Jury," a Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera produced by Chris Nollet and Jill Hoffman. Submitted photo
5Q :: Chris Nollet on 19th century comic operas
February 4, 2010 - 4:32pm
January 29, 2010
Recent UMD grad Jenna Kase is one busy woman: "Throughout my entire college career I was constantly in a show, which I felt like was a nice goal that I accomplished," she said, "and ever since I graduated I have constantly been in a show." Submitted photo
Jenna Kase: An actress/superhero you'll want to know
January 29, 2010 - 10:47am
October 9, 2009
On Monday, the Playhouse joins more than 150 other theaters in all 50 states (and seven countries) in staging Tectonic Theater Project's "The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later," which revisits the Wyoming town where gay college student Matthew Shepard was murdered. Submitted art
Second 'Laramie Project' revisits unanswered questions
October 9, 2009 - 12:25pm
August 7, 2009
Composer Gordon Schwinn (Abe Curran) and Mr. Bungee (Jake Neuman) make beautiful music together in Renegade's production of "A New Brain." Submitted photo
Musical frenzy continues with Renegade's 'New Brain'
August 7, 2009 - 9:14pm
July 31, 2009
"I guess it's my edgy year," joked "Sweeney Todd" director Sheryl Jensen, whose next project will be overseeing "Rent" for the Playhouse. Submitted art
Demon barber 'Sweeney Todd' slices up Superior Street
July 31, 2009 - 1:56am
May 22, 2009
Humpy Dumpty, played by Nathan St. Germain, sits on his wall during a dress rehearsal of "Humpty Dumpty: The Musical" at the Scottish Rite Auditorium in Duluth Tuesday evening. Clint Austin/News Tribune
5Q :: When 'Humpty Dumpty' comes to town
May 22, 2009 - 4:32pm
April 1, 2009
Change of Pace Production's Peggy White reasoned that, since last fall's "Hot Flashes" musical featured an all-female cast, the all-guy "Route 66" would be a nice choice for the new one. The cast, from left: Trevor Sorensen, Jake Effinger, Tim White and Taylor Martin-Romme. Submitted photo
5Q :: Change of Pace goes all-guy for 'Route 66' musical
April 1, 2009 - 4:32pm
March 25, 2009
Cheryl Skafte and Brian Matuszak in the latest Rubber Chicken production, "QED." Submitted photo
5Q: Rubber Chicken crosses the bridge for 'QED'
March 25, 2009 - 1:39pm
Rehearsals for the Playhouse's production of "The Full Monty," which features local celebrities, from city councilors to journalists, as guest stars. Matthew R. Perrine/Budgeteer News
Playhouse counters recession with 'The Full Monty'
March 25, 2009 - 10:37am
March 18, 2009
Bryce Crandall as the Mad Hatter, Rosie Uggla as Alice and Nathaniel Harvie as the White Rabbit in Ordean Middle School's production of the Disney musical "Alice in Wonderland Jr." Image courtesy Larry Sand
Ordean stages Disney's modernized 'Alice in Wonderland'
March 18, 2009 - 10:25am
February 27, 2009
Tyler Sahnow as Doc and Jenna Kase as Meg in UMD's production of Beth Henley's Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Crimes of the Heart." Image courtesy James Cook
UMD gets some face time with Beth Henley
February 27, 2009 - 12:59pm