An Evening With Little Loon

On February 25, a very special event is taking stage at the Playhouse Family Theatre with Lyric Opera of the North’s Little Loon program! What’s so special about this performance, you ask? It’s never been done for the general public before! Little LOON usually travels only to schools, so this particular event has never been […]

Brandstifters!

The Arsonists was written by a Swiss playwright, Max Frisch, in 1953. It started as a radio play titled “Herr Biedermann und die Brandstifter” (translated to Mr. Biedermann and the arsonists), but has been known throughout its history by names such as The Firebugs or The Fire Raisers. This play was adapted for the stage […]

REVIEW: ‘Steel Magnolias’ offers laughter, tears

This theatre review was written by Lawrance Bernabo, for the Duluth News Tribune | Jan 31st 2020 As soon as I saw the cast that director Julie Ahasay had assembled for Steel Magnolias, I looked forward to the production that opened Thursday night (1/30) at the NorShor Theatre. I was eager to see what those six actresses would […]

Get to know the ladies of ‘Steel Magnolias’

Tonight, at the NorShor Theatre, we open Robert Harling’s Steel Magnolias, and we can’t wait for audiences to come and experience this story of friendship and family live on stage. Many of you are probably familiar with the movie of the same title starring Sally Field and Julia Roberts, but how many of you have […]

Announcing the NorShor Theatre’s new artistic director

The Duluth Playhouse and its Board of Directors is happy to announce that Phillip Fazio will become the NorShor Theatre’s next Artistic Director. Fazio will succeed Christine Gradl Seitz, who has served as both the Artistic and Executive Director for the organization for the past 20 years. “On behalf of The Duluth Playhouse, I am […]

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