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TRFActs! Into the Woods! June 20-25, 2016

Thief River Falls Area Community Theater


Stephen Sondheim’s


June 20-25 – 7PM, NCTC Theater


Into the woodsStep into a magical world where storybook characters come to life and weave their stories into a musical tale when the Thief River Falls Area Community Theater brings Stephen Sondheim’s masterpiece “Into the Woods” to the Northland College Theater from June 20-25 at 7 p.m. each evening.

ITW princess and CinderWith a cast of 20 veteran performers under the direction of Gretchen Weinrich (general director), Sherry Knott (vocal director) and Phil McKenzie (orchestra), “Into the Woods” is bound to please audiences of all ages. Brianna Helm will serve as piano accompanist in the orchestra pit.


The cast includes Jonathan Mansk-Mysterious Man/Narrator; Brenna Skallet-Cinderella; Andrew Hanson-Jack; Diane Krause-Jack’s Mother; Isaiah Burkel-Baker; Leah Wattenphul-Baker’s Wife; DJ Parenteau-Cinderella’s Stepmother; Nicole Rairdon-Florinda; Anna M. Barth-Lucinda; Scott Pream-Cinderella’s Father; Jocelyn Hams-Little Red Ridinghood; Jane Anderson-Witch; Sherry Knott-Cinderella’s Mother/Giant; Ginger Kirkeby-Stumbo- Rapunzel; Tyson Panek-Rapunzel’s Prince; Max Kuhlhammer-Wolf/Cinderella’s Prince; Alexis Lane-Steward; Rene Mooney-Granny; Grace Brickson-Snow White; and Shelby Pahlen-Sleeping Beauty.

ITW Jack and cowEmma Halvorson will serve as stage manager, with costumes by Jane Anderson, prop and set design by Philip Hoks, lights and sound by Max Anderson and Liam Liden.


ITW WitchTickets are on sale now and may be purchased at Pennington Main, Pennington Square, Digikey’s East Entrance during business hours, and at the door. Also, patrons may purchase a Flexpass good for three performances of bearer’s choice. Flexpasses are only available at Digikey.

This activity is funded in part by a grant from the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council and the Minnesota arts and cultural heritage fund.

ITW full cast

Warroad Summer Theatre: Event Line Up

Warroad Summer Theatre is celebrating 35 years!



2015 season

“Escanaba In Love”

by: Jeff Daniels

Directed by: Jenee Provance

March 26-29

Warroad American Legion

218-386-3435 for reservations

April 15-18

Rock Harbor Lodge

218-442-7215 for reservations

“The 39 Steps”

by: John Buchan & Patrick Barlow

Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and yo have an intriguing, thrilling, riotous and unmissable comedy!

Directed by: John Grinsell

June 11-14 & June 18-21

Warroad Highschool Mini Theatre

218-386-3345 for reservations

“Music Man”

by: Meredith Willson based on a book by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey

Harold Hill intends to cheat River City with his standard scam of offering to train a boys’ marching band, then skip town with the money.  Things go awry when he falls for the town librarian…

Directed by: Jenee Provance

July 8-12 & July 15-19

Warroad Highschool Mini Theatre

218-386-3435 for reservations