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February 2, 2018
Justin Peck (left) is Bill Austin and Courtney Groves is Sophie Sheridan during a dress rehearsal for the Duluth Playhouse production of Mamma Mia at the Norshor Theater in Duluth. Clint Austin /
Theater Review: 'Mamma Mia!' heralds NorShor's rebirth
February 2, 2018 - 8:23am
February 1, 2018
Duluth Playhouse Executive Director Christine Seitz (center) gives Ben Fagerlie of Superior and Holly Dill of Duluth a tour of the newly remodeled NorShor Theatre recently. Bob King /
NorShor visions: More space means more seats means bigger shows
February 1, 2018 - 6:00am
he Ghost of Christmas Past (Louisa Scorich) and Ebeneezer Scrooge (Michael Kraklio) witness a scene from Scrooge’s unhappy childhood, watching as his sister Fan (Rufina Robbins) picks up a young Scrooge (Oskar Lindamann) from school in the Duluth Playhouse’s production of “A Christmas Carol.” Steve Kuchera /
Theater review: Original script adds new life to classic 'A Christmas Carol'
December 1, 2017 - 12:12am
July 26, 2017
Dancers with the School of the Minnesota Ballet perform a damce for the audience on the Duluth library stage as part of their Student Summer Showcase in 2014. (file / News Tribune)
A&E Notes: FYIs from the local arts and entertainment scene
July 26, 2017 - 9:00pm
May 13, 2017
Duluth Playhouse offers audition fundamentals workshop
May 13, 2017 - 12:06am
January 14, 2017
Review: There's a lot to dig-diggity-dig about 'The Fantastic Mr. Fox'
January 14, 2017 - 12:28am
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
September 30, 2010
Duluthian Braxton Baker's performance as Colin (left) in "The Secret Garden" at the Duluth Playhouse was a springboard to a role in a Dr. Seuss production at the Children's Theatre Company in Minneapolis. (2010 file / News Tribune)
Child actor grows into next stage
September 30, 2010 - 12:00am
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
June 16, 2010
Duluth Mayor Don Ness announces Tuesday that DEDA closed on the purchase of the NorShor Theatre and adjacent buildings and plans to move ahead with their renovation. At left is David Ross, president and CEO of the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce. At immediate right is Christine Gradl Seitz, executive and artistic director for the Duluth Playhouse, which will manage the theater. Bob King /
It's our NorShor now
June 16, 2010 - 12:00am
June 10, 2010
Duluth Playhouse events at NorShor postponed
June 10, 2010 - 10:19am
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
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
July 31, 2009
Duluth Playhouse announces full 2009-10 season
July 31, 2009 - 1:22pm
"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