THE SOUND OF MUSIC
August 6-8, 10 and 13-17
“Presented in Memory of Bill Appleyard”
The Northern Star Theatre Company presents Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic musical “The Sound of Music”. This production is presented in memory of Bill Appleyard and performances are Wednesday-Friday, August 6-8 and August 13-16 at 7 p.m.; Sunday, August 10 and 17 at 2 p.m. Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s much loved classic is based on Maria Von Trapp’s life. Set in Austria just prior to the outbreak of World War II, songs include: Edelweiss“, “My Favorite Things“, “Climb Ev’ry Mountain“, “Do-Re-Mi“, and the title song “The Sound of Music“. Showtime is 7 pm Wednesday thru Saturday. All Sunday performances are a 2pm matinee only. Tickets are $18.
Seated (L-R): Lainie Tomesh (Louisa), Elena Martinson (Marta), Gabby Ashlin (Liesl), Evelyn Martinson (Gretl), Albany Severud (Brigitta); Standing (L-R): Matthew Birhle (Friedrich), David Birhle (Capt. Von Trapp), Cate Kopkey (Maria), & Michael Birhle (Kurt)
Directed by Bambi Forcey with the orchestra under the direction of Eric Kringle. Our talented cast: Maria – Cate Kopkey, Captain Von Trapp – David Birhle. Liesl, his daughter – Gabby Ashlin, Friedrick, his son – Michael Birhle, Louisa, another daughter – Lainie Tomesh, Kurt, a son – Matt Birhle, Brigitta, a daughter – Albany Severud, Marta, a daughter – Elena Martinson, Gretl, a daughter – Evelyn Martinson, Rolf, Liesl’s young man – Gary Haack. Also in the cast: Brandon Brown, Kris Ballard, Mary Busse, Megan Gilbertson, Ashley Gilbertson, Danae Forcey, Sara Sharp, DeAnna Westphal, Michelle Balk, Bambi Forcey, Greg Stager, Brian Keeler, Greg Wohlk, Jan Wick, Kiera Stager, Kate Louis, Craig Louis, Kyanne Pepper, Michelle Byron, Ethan Anderson, Adam Czekalski. Our orchestra includes: Quint Schultz (trumpet I), Megan Hutera (Trumpet II), Jim Haack (Trombone), Amanda Ogren (Flute), Janna Haack, Tammy Roberg (Piano), Sam Brunclik (Percussion) and Nancy Keeler (Bassoon).
Tickets can be purchased online by clicking on the “Order Tickets” icon below or by calling 715-736-4444.
Bob’s Bistro is open 1 hour before show time for light suppers, beverages and desserts. NSTC is located in downtown Rice Lake, is fully air-conditioned and handicapped accessible.
View our Featured Artist “CANDACE FALK”
October 16, 17, 19, 23, 24, and 26
“In Partnership With Dr. Patrick Liedl D.D.S.”
M*A*S*H or Mobile Army Surgical Hospital in Korea is joined by two unpredictable madcaps, Hawkeye and Duke, two of the best chest surgeons in South Korea. Audience members will recall all the favorite characters form the long-running TV series.
NSTC’s version will feature cameo appearances by area medical professionals.
NSTC will also organize a community/audience drive to gather items for our overseas military to package and ship in time for the holiday season.
Tickets for this show are $14.
THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER
December 3, 5-7, 10 and 12-14
“In Partnership With David Wilson Family Dental”
A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a comedy play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1590 and 1596. It portrays the events surrounding the marriage of the Duke of Athens, Theseus, and Hippolyta. These include the adventures of four young Athenian lovers and a group of six amateur actors, who are controlled and manipulated by the fairies who inhabit the forest in which most of the play is set. The play is one of Shakespeare’s most popular works for the stage and is widely performed across the world.The cast will feature children and adults in a holiday favorite.
Tickets are $8.