NorShor Theatre

Duluth Playhouse proudly presents its 2021-2022 NorShor Season, a collection of inspirational stories about hopeful characters. Don’t miss this iconic line-up filled with hysterical laughs and tender moments that will tug at your heart-strings. Return to your favorite theatre and create new memories that will last a lifetime.


 


Current Season


MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT
Dates

September 17 – October 3, 2021


Showtimes

Thur – Sat @ 7:30pm  |  Sat & Sun @ 2pm


Lovingly ripped off from the iconic motion picture, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, the hilarious Best Musical Tony Award-winning Broadway hit, SPAMALOT is an irreverent parody of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. Complete with a bevy of beautiful showgirls, catapulting cows, killer rabbits, taunting Frenchmen, and the infamous Knights Who Say “Ni,” this outrageous, uproarious, and gloriously entertaining production will knock audiences out of their seats. Lively musical numbers, strange places, and even stranger characters make this one a night of hysterical theater audiences will eat right up!


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ANNIE
Dates

November 20 – December 19, 2021


Showtimes

Thur – Sat @ 7:30pm  |  Sat & Sun @ 2pm


Everyone’s favorite redhead is back this holiday season with a relentless optimism and charm that is sure to warm hearts. This perfect family-friendly musical allows audiences to tag along with little orphan Annie and her dog Sandy as they escape Miss Hannigan and get whisked off to the mansion of Oliver Warbucks. With equal measures of pluck and positivity, Annie navigates 1930s New York City in search of community, connection and a place to finally call home. Her bravery and child-like wisdom bring hope to our nation in a time when we need it most. This classic Tony Award-winning Broadway musical is the perfect reminder that the sun will always come out tomorrow.


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CLUE
Dates

January 28 – February 13, 2022


Showtimes

Thurs – Sat @ 7:30pm  |  Sat & Sun @ 2pm


Based on the iconic 1985 Paramount movie which was inspired by the classic Hasbro board game, CLUE is a hilarious farce-meets-murder mystery. The tale begins at a remote mansion, where six mysterious guests assemble for an unusual dinner party where murder and blackmail are on the menu. When their host turns up dead, they all become suspects. Miss Scarlett, Professor Plum, Mrs. White, Mr. Green, Mrs. Peacock and Colonel Mustard race to find the killer as the body count stacks up. CLUE is the comedy whodunit that will leave both cult-fans and newcomers in stitches as they try to figure out…WHO did it, WHERE, and with WHAT!


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RAGTIME
Dates

March 18 – April 3, 2022


Showtimes

Thurs – Sat @ 7:30pm  |  Sat & Sun @ 2pm


At the dawn of a new century, everything is changing… and anything is possible. RAGTIME is a compelling, epic musical based on E.L. Doctrow’s award-winning novel. Set in the volatile melting pot of turn-of-the-century New York, three distinctly American tales are woven together – that of a stifled upper-class mother, a determined Jewish immigrant and a daring young Harlem musician – united by their courage, compassion and belief in the promise of the future. Together, they confront history’s timeless contradictions, embrace their common humanity and discover their shared dreams of a more perfect union. This truly unique and powerful production will inspire audiences to contemplate what it means to be an American.


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THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
Dates

May 6 – 22, 2022


Showtimes

Thurs – Sat @ 7:30pm  |  Sat & Sun @ 2pm


In this transcendently powerful adaptation, audiences meet a complex, passionate young girl as she grows into a woman, falls in love, and struggles to survive amid the chaos of war and religious persecution. As vital today as when it was first written, Anne Frank’s historical writing has become an essential part of how we remember one of the darkest periods of human history. In defiance of her oppressive circumstances, Anne’s spirit transcends, as she voices her belief, “in spite of everything, that people are truly good at heart.” Anne’s story of resilience continues to resonate deeply today. Drawing from previously unpublished parts of Anne Frank’s real-life diary, this show encourages audiences to experience Anne in a way that breathes life into this fearless young woman.


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FOOTLOOSE
Dates

June 24 – July 17, 2022


Showtimes

Thurs – Sat @ 7:30pm  |  Sat & Sun @ 2pm


The 80s are back with this rockin’ musical, jam packed with all your favorite powerhouse hit songs from the era, such as “Holding Out For A Hero,”, “Let’s Hear It For The Boy”, “Almost Paradise,” and of course, “Footloose!” Join Ren as he moves to a new town and shares his love of music and dancing. FOOTLOOSE is a celebration of youthful innocence, the importance of listening to one another, and the healing power of forgiveness. This explosive and dynamic production is a celebration of individual expression and the power of music and dance.


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