Meet Sophie of Mamma Mia: Courtney Groves

Meet Courtney Groves, another one of our visiting guest artists making their way onto the NorShor Theatre stage for its big premiere.   What got you involved in theater? When I was in first grade, my music teacher wrote a show titled “One Special Cookie” for the entire first grade to perform. When I got […]

Meet Sam of Mamma Mia!: Shad Olsen

  You studied in New York for acting but started at The Playhouse. What production was it, and how old were you? My first Duluth Playhouse production was in 1998 with the musical Emerald Green. I was 17 years old playing an 80-year-old man in a nursing home as well as a 20-something version of […]

Meet Donna of Mamma Mia: Jen Burleigh-Bentz

Jen answered some engaging questions about Donna and herself this week. ——- Rumor has it that you’re from New York, how did you hear about Mamma Mia! in Duluth? I am NOT from New York – I live in River Falls, WI, own and operate Brickhouse Music, a full-line music store there (www.brickhousemusic.com). I DID […]

WANTED: Ushers for the NorShor Theatre!

Volunteering as an usher is a great way for theatre-lovers to support the Duluth Playhouse while seeing one of our shows for FREE! At the new NorShor Theatre, our need for volunteer ushers is greatly increasing and we’d love for you to join us for our first show, Mamma Mia!, from February 2-18. We will be […]

[IN THE NEWS] Final Details Come Together for NorShor’s Re-Opening

With less than a month until opening night, paintbrushes and canisters full of yellow paint were strewn on paint-speckled paper taped to the floor in the NorShor Theatre’s offices Sunday. The final touches of the renovated downtown Duluth theater, which first opened as the Orpheum Theater in 1910, are starting to come together. The electricity […]

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