Thursday, March 22, 2018

AND THEN THEY CAME FOR ME Venue and Ticket Information

Just three weeks until AND THEN THEY CAME FOR ME: REMEMBERING THE WORLD OF ANNE FRANK opens!  Lanesboro Community Theater, in collaboration with area community theaters, will present this multimedia account of the Holocaust as told by Anne Frank’s contemporaries.  Combining tapes of interviews with Anne Frank's friends who survived the Holocaust – Ed Silverberg (formerly Helmuth "Hello" Silberberg) and Eva Geiringer Schloss - with live actors recreating the scenes from their lives, it is part oral history, part dramatic action, part direct address, part remembrance.  This ensemble driven production breaks new ground and has been acclaimed by audiences and critics across the United States.   The four different venues are listed below with times and ticket pricing.  TICKETS GO ON SALE MONDAY, MARCH 26.  Please note that ticket purchases are site-specific.  Don’t miss this very important dramatic event!

April 13 and 14 at 7:30 pm
Les Fields Scene Shop, Cresco Community Theatre, Cresco, IA. 
Tickets:  $10 and are available at Cresco Area Chamber of Commerce, Cresco Bank and Trust, and CUSB.

April 16, 7:00 pm
RPHS Auditorium, Rushford, MN. 
Tickets:  $5.00/students, $10/adults and are available at Burdey’s CafĂ© in Peterson.

April 19, 20, 21 at 7:30 pm
Discovery Faith Community, Lanesboro, MN. 
Tickets:  $5.00/students, $10/adults and are available at Parkway Market (507-467-2500) and at the door.

April 27 and 28 at 7:00 pm
New Minowa Players Theatre, 906 S. Mill Street, Decorah, IA. 
Tickets:   $5.00/students, $10/adults and are available at the Oneota Co-op.

Monday, February 19, 2018

THE ODD COUPLE Opens This Friday!

Poor Felix is wondering how he will ever tidy up in time, but not to worry. That is half the fun! 
The show runs February 23, 24 and March 2 and 3 at 7:00 pm
February 25 and March 4 at 2:00 pm.
Tickets are onsale now at Parkway market, online at or by calling 1-800-838-3006. 
See you there!


Thank you to all who came to the auditions yesterday! We're delighted to announce the cast of And Then They Came For Me. Congratulations to the cast!!
And special thanks to our sponsors, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Cresco, and Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Decorah for their generous support of this production. 
Young Eva      Annika Bakkum-Ellern
Heinz              Evan Thiss
Mutti               Kristin Burdey
Pappy            OPEN
Anne              Ally Kujath/JLee Blankenship
Young Ed       Robert Lieb
Ed’s Father    OPEN
                                                              Ed’s Mother   Kay Wold
                                                              Hitler Youth    Aiden Lieb

Monday, February 5, 2018

Tickets for The Odd Couple!

Tickets are now available for The Odd Couple!! You may purchase them at Parkway Market in Lanesboro, online at,.or by calling 1-800-838-3006.  See you there!

Thursday, February 1, 2018

AUDITIONS! "And Then They Came For Me"

Director Rick Nance will hold auditions for our spring production of "AND THEN THEY CAME FOR ME: REMEMBERING THE WORLD OF ANNE FRANK" on Sunday, February 18 from 2:00-4:00 at the Discovery Faith Community Church in Lanesboro. Complete information is below. Come join us!
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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Cast Announcement for "The Odd Couple"

Thank you to all who braved the weather and came to last night's audition.  Meet the cast of The Odd Couple!  Congratulations!!

Cast List – in order of appearance

Speed – Joel Hulsing
Murray – Wyatt Seablom
Roy – Brent Anderson
Vinnie – Doug Lawrence
Oscar Madison – Randy Wilson
Felix Ungar – Peter Torkelson
Gwendolyn Pigeon – Sandy Webb
Cecily Pigeon – Bonnie Hulsing

Saturday, January 6, 2018


We'll be holding auditions for our winter play, The Odd Couple on Monday, January 15 at 6:00 pm at the Discovery Faith Community Church in Lanesboro. Director Tom Barnes is looking to cast 6 adult males and 2 adult females in this hilarious comedy by Neil Simon. Please call 507-272-2270 for more information.  Hope to see you there!

On Sunday, February 18, we will hold auditions for And Then They Came For Me from 2 to 4 pm at the Discovery Faith Community Church.  On-site review of this play recounted by contemporaries of Anne Frank can be made at Lanesboro Public Library, Fillmore Central HS library and Lanesboro HS library. Performance dates: Cresco Theatre/Opera House, April 13, 14, 15; Lanesboro FCB, April 20, 21 and Decorah New Minowa Players, April 27,28. PLEASE NOTE: Youth roles will be double cast for probable performances at area Jr./Sr. high schools. Please call Rick Nance at 563.379.4781 for more information.